Vista Outdoor

Vista Outdoor Hyde Park, UT, USA
Jun 30, 2019
Full time
Join our talented team. Employees at Vista Outdoor are passionate and committed to delivering quality products to our customers. Our culture centers on an engaged and accountable workforce. Our goal is to attract and retain a diverse workforce: rich in talent, background, ideas and experience. Responsibilities and Qualifications The Senior Manager of FP&A will be responsible for ensuring accurate business unit financial information, manage execution of internal financial reporting processes and analytics, period-end close and Ad Hoc Analysis as required. This role is viewed as a partner to the divisional operations team, as well as a primary contact to corporate finance. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (Fundamental duties necessary to achieve the objective of the position.) Business Support Analyze financial data and provide reporting to highlight operational performance and areas that need focus Ensure timely and accurate recognition of revenue (including contra revenue) Work with Demand Planning/Operations via S&OP process to achieve targeted inventory levels while supporting customer demandWork with Operations Team to understand financial impacts of various business decisions (such as new product feasibility/prioritization) Work with Sales/Marketing organization to evaluate ROI on advertising and marketing promotions Prepare Monthly Financial Reports and Forecasts for Senior Executives Prepare month end finance reports, including detailed analysis of variances and impact on meeting divisional KPI's Manage revenue forecast across business units working closely with Operations, Trade Marketing and Sales Prepare monthly and annual budget including sensitivity analysis Lead Finance Team in Driving Divisional Initiatives Drive process improvements within Finance Organization Build collaborative relationships across Operations, Finance, Accounting and Corporate functions Drive financial literacy across operational areas with focus on profitability and cash Control Responsibilities Assist and coordinate with Internal and External auditors as required Ensure SOX compliance M INIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's Degree in business administration with a major in accounting or finance CPA, MBA preferred 7 or more years of experience in FP&A or related role Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Must have ERP system experience (NetSuites desired) Experience with financial analysis on operational efficiencies Consumer products experience including knowledge of DTC/ecommerce Strong Lean manufacturing experience with proven results ADDITIONAL DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Demonstrate strong understanding of GAAP Results oriented, with ability to complete assignments in timely manner and manage priorities Enjoy working in a fast pace environment Experience in a Consumer Products Company We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including: medical and dental, vision, disability and life insurance, 401K, PTO, tuition reimbursement, and the ability to add value to an exciting mission! Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veteran/Disabled
Vista Outdoor Petaluma, CA, USA
Jun 30, 2019
Full time
Join our talented team. Employees at Vista Outdoor are passionate and committed to delivering quality products to our customers. Our culture centers on an engaged and accountable workforce. Our goal is to attract and retain a diverse workforce: rich in talent, background, ideas and experience. Responsibilities and Qualifications CamelBak Products LLC, the world's leader in active hydration products for athletes and soldiers is seeking a key member of our sales organization. The selected candidate will be responsible for the active oversight of our sales efforts in the retail channels that bring our industry-leading products to government, military, and industrial customers (GMI). This position will have broad reach across multiple classes of trade and sub-channels and thus must be able to develop, implement, and maintain a comprehensive go-to-market strategy that avoids channel conflict/overlap while maximizing the opportunity for the company and its partners and affiliates. We are seeking a sales professional with the will, skill, and real-world experience needed to become an immediate contributor and leader within the organization. The "right" person for the job will be a passionate product advocate, team player, great communicator, and active agent of organizational change. Primary responsibilities will include account management, sales agency management, business development, and sales administration. Account Management Responsibilities: Candidate must be experienced and highly skilled in active retail account management. Will posses the ability to actively plan and lead all aspects of customer relationship management including: product presentations, product assortment planning, promotional analysis and management, product lifecycle management in the retail realm, and all facets of customer negotiations including pricing, terms, promotions, and co-op marketing funds. Rep Agency Management: Candidate must understand in both concept and practice the management of independent sales organizations selling to retailers. Successful track record should demonstrate proficiency in selecting and managing agencies to deliver sales growth in mature retail marketplaces. Must have a thorough understanding of agency training, goal setting, compensation, and active management through objective measurement of results. The ability to create and implement a business planning process with independent agencies is also desired. Distributor Management: This position will be responsible for managing multiple wholesale distributors. Candidate must be able to work with distributors to develop business plans that minimize channel conflicts (including territories, products, and pricing) while maximizing revenue opportunities. This person will be responsible for the creation and administration of contracts, pricing programs, territory management, and assortment strategy. Sales Administration: The ideal candidate will be able to contribute on multiple levels in order to ensure overall company success. Critical sales administration activities will include product and sales forecasting, budgeting, and attendance at key industry events. The candidate must be able to function capably as the "voice of the customer" within the building; bringing critical product, program, pricing, and trend feedback to life for the executive team. Business Development: It is expected that the candidate will be capable of business development within the Government, Military and Industrial retail landscapes (GMI). Responsibilities to include lead creation and management, opportunity qualification, and closing. Candidate will be a "bird dog" in the field with the assignment of educating the company on potential business partnerships to drive revenue and brand growth. Job Requirements/Qualifications: Proven leadership and business acumen skills. Good judgment with the ability to make timely and sound decisions. Creative, flexible, and innovative team player. Commitment to excellence and high standards. Ability to work with all levels of management. Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills Proficient knowledge of retail math Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Demonstrated ability to make successful presentations to individuals and/or groups at all levels of an organization Excellent problem resolution and consultative sales skills. Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines Strong interpersonal skills. Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm. Charismatic and willing to be a spokesperson for the company/brand. Degree/Certificates : Bachelor's degree (B. A.) or equivalent. Job Experience : 8+ years of consumer product sales through established retail channels Proven track record with successful rep group transitions Excellent analytical and organizational skills; outstanding communication skills, written, verbal and interpersonal Working Conditions: Significant domestic and potentially international travel in excess of 40%. We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including: medical and dental, vision, disability and life insurance, 401K, PTO, tuition reimbursement, and the ability to add value to an exciting mission! Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veteran/Disabled
Vista Outdoor Rantoul, IL 61866, USA
Jun 30, 2019
Full time
Join our talented team. Employees at Vista Outdoor are passionate and committed to delivering quality products to our customers. Our culture centers on an engaged and accountable workforce. Our goal is to attract and retain a diverse workforce: rich in talent, background, ideas and experience. Responsibilities and Qualifications Essential Functions: Build sustainable relationships of trust through open and interactive communication with our distributors Work with our US supply team to communicate accurate order information from order receipt through to order shipment Monthly accounts payable functions as required Answers customer inquiries as required Manual order entry (orders, warranties, credits, debits) and all associated duties Responsible for scheduling shipment processing to ensure we hit customer pick up dates and requirements Maintains associated shipment records, files and documents Investigates and calculates freight or postal rates and record the weight and cost of each shipment Maintains/clears daily ready-to-ship report and research all outstanding orders to ensure report is kept current Enters all non-manifested shipments into SAP-to accept them as shipped Prepares bill of lading and shipping documents to meet customer/custom standards Works closely and communicates with various teams: sales, distribution, logistics, customs, as required Answer questions regarding products, availability, pricing, and shipping Investigates order errors and delays and shipping complications and works closely with DC and Carrier to determine root causes and prevention Logs shipping issues as needed, outlining details surrounding the issue and how the problem was resolved for the customer Performs order maintenance daily, which includes open order reports, Customer Service and Sales Blocks, cancellation dates and obsolete materials. Notifies customers and sales of any orders that will not ship as promised Takes appropriate action as requested by customer and/or sales rep as it pertains to an order Works with the credit department as needed to get orders released in a timely manner, when applicable Interprets vendor route guides and customer requirements then communicates w/ appropriate personnel Routes shipments using individual customer/vendor guidelines Perform other customer service and distribution related duties as directed Education and Training: High school degree or equivalent required Associate degree in Business, Communications or related field desirable Minimum two years in customer service or call center experience required Computer literate, proficient in use of Microsoft Office products, especially Excel SAP experience desirable. Skills and Abilities: Excellent customer relations skills Excellent Attendance Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills Solid comprehension and listening skills Ability to maintain a high level of energy with a sense of urgency Excellent intuitive, analytical and problem-solving skills and follow up skills Strong teamwork skills with the ability to establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships Ability to manage multiple tasks and work independently within deadlines Strong customer service focus Ability to execute tasks with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail Must maintain an organized work space Ability to be trained quickly & retain critical systems info Ability to work independently within deadlines We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including: medical and dental, vision, disability and life insurance, 401K, PTO, tuition reimbursement, and the ability to add value to an exciting mission! Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veteran/Disabled
Vista Outdoor Petaluma, CA, USA
Jun 28, 2019
Full time
Join our talented team. Employees at Vista Outdoor are passionate and committed to delivering quality products to our customers. Our culture centers on an engaged and accountable workforce. Our goal is to attract and retain a diverse workforce: rich in talent, background, ideas and experience. Responsibilities and Qualifications CamelBak is a world leader in hydration products for the recreational and military markets, and its employees relentlessly innovate to help drive our users to hydrate and perform at their peak. You will work in a fast paced, collaborative and creative environment which routinely tackles the challenges issues confronted by our active user . The ASR - Rec Specialty position is responsible for all aspects of order processing from initial receipt of customer purchase order until the customer is satisfied with the delivery of their order. This position is the primary customer contact and is responsible for assuring the customer receives excellent service in addition to acting with Management as the internal interface for all customer post sales activity. Major Responsibilities : Manage customer purchase orders with 100% accuracy to include pricing, discounts terms and logistics. Work with credit department to systematically set up all new customers and perform Account Setup documentation per procedure. Contact customers to coordinate ship dates and product availability. Return all telephone calls from customers within 24 hours. Respond to customers promptly regarding all inquiries, shipment delays and POD'S. Communicate sales orders changes and amendments to all appropriate departments. Prepare and coordinate various sales reports regarding shipping, bookings, open orders, back orders, forward orders and any related sales activities. Resolve, with accounting, any invoice/credit issues. Coordinate customer returns via RMA. Provide back up customer service for any and all ASR'S. Develop and maintain positive customer relations with both external and internal customers and staff. Maintain an excellent understanding of CamelBak product and effectively communicate with regards to all product inquiries and questions Effectively present information and respond to questions from management and team members. Maintain excellent customer service to all accounts, sales reps and consumers. Attend internal and external meetings as requested. Demonstrate initiative and problem solving skills. Job Requirements: Previous experience with inside sales or customer service a plus Knowledge: Customer Service experience Degree/Certificates : AA degree preferred Job Experience : 2 years experience Working Conditions: As indicated by responsibilities; ability to handle multiple priorities Physical Endurance: Computer terminal use 6 hours per day. Move boxes of products for shipping. Ability to lift 25 pounds unassisted. Environment: Standard Office. Domestic and International travel to include weekends and for periods as long as a week at a time. We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including: medical and dental, vision, disability and life insurance, 401K, PTO, tuition reimbursement, and the ability to add value to an exciting mission! Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veteran/Disabled
Vista Outdoor Shawnee, KS, USA
Jun 28, 2019
Full time
Join our talented team. Employees at Vista Outdoor are passionate and committed to delivering quality products to our customers. Our culture centers on an engaged and accountable workforce. Our goal is to attract and retain a diverse workforce: rich in talent, background, ideas and experience. Responsibilities and Qualifications Bushnell has been the industry leader in high-performance sports optics for more than 65 years. Our guiding principle is to provide the highest quality, most reliable and affordable sports optics products on the market. Our commitment to outstanding customer service and strong retailer partnerships is unmatched. Our Overland Park, KS location is seeking a Technical Services Representative to add to our team. Responsibilities 95% of time Answers inbound phone calls from consumers with questions regarding our products ? Provides technical support on all products Offers product recommendations and guidance to customers Assists with placing part orders for customers Researches consumer repair lab inquiries and works with repair lab to facilitate resolution 5% of time Performs outbound and follow-up communication with customers Performs outbound phone calls and email responses to consumers with repair lab and product related questions Qualifications Excellent verbal and written communication skills. You must be able to provide clear and concise instructions over the phone and through email You will need to have strong time management skills. You will need to be able to adjust to match work flow fluctuation Bachelor's degree preferred, or a combination education and 1-2 years of Customer Service experience ? Punctual, you will need to be in queue on time Knowledge of outdoor products and industry preferred Prior experience working with AS400 and Microsoft Office programs a plus We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including: medical and dental, vision, disability and life insurance, 401K, PTO, tuition reimbursement, and the ability to add value to an exciting mission! Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veteran/Disabled
Vista Outdoor Shawnee, KS, USA
Jun 26, 2019
Full time
Join our talented team. Employees at Vista Outdoor are passionate and committed to delivering quality products to our customers. Our culture centers on an engaged and accountable workforce. Our goal is to attract and retain a diverse workforce: rich in talent, background, ideas and experience. Responsibilities and Qualifications Bushnell has been the industry leader in high-performance sports optics for more than 65 years. Our guiding principle is to provide the highest quality, most reliable and affordable sports optics products on the market. Our commitment to outstanding customer service and strong retailer partnerships is unmatched. RCBS is a rapidly-growing company that is recognized as a world leader in designing, manufacturing and globally distributing reloading equipment. Our Bushnell - Overland Park, KS location is seeking a International Sales Manager for our Optics & Shooting Accessories. Key Objectives: Drive sales distribution and market share growth for all Bushnell Business Unit brands and products across Australasia (Australia & New Zealand) including global oversight for reloading equipment and components. Manage key distribution network and identify new business opportunities outside existing channels. Foster international business practices and cultivate greater awareness among internal stakeholders. Retain and maintain efficient relationships with all international customers through various market visits, trade shows, conferences and effective communication practices. Collaborate with various department team members to increase service levels and provide customer satisfaction. Advocate customer needs and market requirements across organization. Responsibilities: Analyze market trends and provide monthly forecast for market needs. Prepare monthly reports and provide an executive summary to management team. Implement sales plan and assist customers in proper execution to achieve sales targets. Work with international customers to design various innovative sales strategies and execute all product launches across all channels of trade effectively. Maintain all activities related to sales and provide support to Director of International Sales to ensure effective communication is conducted. Develop and maintain good professional relationships with strategic partners of company and internal stakeholders. Coordinate with marketing and product teams to determine all international marketing applications align with product and trade compliance requirements. Evaluate and identify appropriate strategic partner for each product in geographic market. Monitor and recommend improvement to sales plans to achieve corporate KPI's. Provide and implement various company pricing programs, policies and promotions. Prepare and analyze various promotional programs and assist in development of new programs that adhere to international requirements. Establish sales campaigns targeted at specific regions to improve product position and distribution. Manage sales pipeline and identify sales opportunities to overdrive monthly targets. Assist International Customer service team members and provide guidance to resolve issues. Review all market strategies for customers and evaluate all advertising and marketing plans to achieve objectives. Conduct quarterly evaluations with Director of International Sales to review market analysis, customer evaluations, product performance and sales results. Coordinate with management team and ensure optimal results for all operations. Maintain efficient knowledge on all rules and regulations for various business operations. Monitor all everyday activities and resolve all customer issues appropriately in coordination with internal departments. Requirements: Education Bachelor's Degree in related field or 5 years of experience in sales or marketing as an equivalency Industry experience preferred and international experience a plus Travel Required: 30% of Time We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including: medical and dental, vision, disability and life insurance, 401K, PTO, tuition reimbursement, and the ability to add value to an exciting mission! Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veteran/Disabled
Vista Outdoor Petaluma, CA, USA
Jun 23, 2019
Full time
Join our talented team. Employees at Vista Outdoor are passionate and committed to delivering quality products to our customers. Our culture centers on an engaged and accountable workforce. Our goal is to attract and retain a diverse workforce: rich in talent, background, ideas and experience. Responsibilities and Qualifications CamelBak is a world leader in hydration products for the recreational and military markets, and its employees relentlessly innovate to help drive our users to hydrate and perform at their peak. You will work in a fast paced, collaborative and creative environment which routinely tackles the challenges issues confronted by our active user . As an experienced professional, you are expected to be a highly functional and productive member of the CamelBak Industrial Design team. You will be challenged with a wide variety of projects in our hard-goods and soft-goods product lines from insight to introduction. You will be a key member of the team that continues CamelBak's heritage of strong innovation and success. You should exhibit intelligence, creativity, and intuitive thinking in the execution and management of critical projects. You will need to build effective relationships within the organization, communicate ideas clearly and show a propensity for being action oriented. Major Responsibilities : Elevated contributor to all design projects within the organization Manage critical projects with a focus on timely deliverables that are on design target, on cost and on time. Collaborate with the Director of Industrial Design and extended team members to deliver on multiple design programs including product research, design and graphics development for all aspects of the CamelBak product line Effectively communicate new ideas through 2D sketches and 3D renderings coupled with a willingness to listen and learn Creation of samples or prototypes for proof of concept studies Work with domestic and international development partners to manage new design projects and communicate on-going product needs Ability to interpret focus and consumer group study as well as market trends into meaningful and viable product concepts International travel as required to develop product line with multiple vendors. Job Requirements / Qualifications: Degree in Industrial Design or equivalent Minimum of 3 years of related experience in product design. Soft-goods design experience is a must. Hard-goods experience is a must. Strong 2D concept sketching ability mixed with strong 3D visualization skills Experience using 2D and 3D CAD design tools (Illustrator, Photoshop and SolidWorks experience a plus) with an emphasis on 3D surfacing tools. Ability to translate market research, feedback and input into creative product solutions A passion and knowledge of their field of expertise Positive team-member behaviors, including open and active listening skills, candid but professional sharing of ideas and opinions and high energy to strive for team achievement. Strong ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast paced, creative environment. Desire to work in an open, collaborative atmosphere where innovation, accountability and fun are highly valued. Willingness to perform miscellaneous tasks as assigned Strong dose of common sense Graphic design and/or illustration experience a plus. Textile design or garment design experience a plus. Working Conditions: As indicated by responsibilities; ability to handle multiple priorities Physical Endurance : Computer terminal use approximately 6 hours per day. Ability to work in a shop environment using powered equipment to produce/develop initial concept samples/prototypes. Environment : Standard Office. Domestic and International travel to include weekends and for periods as long as three weeks at a time. We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including: medical and dental, vision, disability and life insurance, 401K, PTO, tuition reimbursement, and the ability to add value to an exciting mission! Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veteran/Disabled
Vista Outdoor Petaluma, CA, USA
Jun 23, 2019
Full time
Join our talented team. Employees at Vista Outdoor are passionate and committed to delivering quality products to our customers. Our culture centers on an engaged and accountable workforce. Our goal is to attract and retain a diverse workforce: rich in talent, background, ideas and experience. Responsibilities and Qualifications CamelBak is a world leader in hydration products for the recreational and military markets, and its employees relentlessly innovate to help drive our users to hydrate and perform at their peak. You will work in a fast paced, collaborative and creative environment which routinely tackles the challenges issues confronted by our active user . The Demand Planner will create and communicate unit-forecasting. Apply business, technical, and analytical expertise, while utilizing Logility software to efficiently estimate demand for assigned products. Collaborate with buying, product/trade marketing, and sales to finalize the demand signals (Events, sku forecast, customer data feeds) Facilitate financial planning sales plans utilizing software with collaboration from brand and sales. Advise the group in support of business objectives, by providing a fact-based perspective on trends, opportunities, risks and product performance. In addition, the position will require research, monitoring, and communication between multiple departments ranging from finance, product marketing, trade marketing, sourcing, inventory management and sale management. Essential Duties and Responsibilities-Accountabilities including but not limited to the following. Analyze sales channels and determine which planning methodology is best suited Utilize Logility software to generate statistical unit demand forecasting for customer/sku level Collaborate input from internal consensus participate (brand-marketing/sales) Manage sku level forecasting by customer-location Utilize software to establish inventory policies for assigned sku's Responsible for achieving on-hand inventory goals through parameter settings and push/pull of inventory replenishment Product life cycle management (beginning of life and end of life planning) Manage product flow by month Plan exit strategies and transition plan for excess inventory Analyze and consolidate large volumes of data (shipments, point of sales, inventory, market share, promotional activity), develop a fact-based point of view, and communicate to management via presentations and reports. Facilitate monthly inventory/replenishment reviews with buying staff to communicate trends and assumptions. Assimilate information from collaborative input and provide recommendations for adjustments. Facilitate monthly/seasonal review of inventory policy and goals with Buying/Sourcing/Finance to develop corporate plans to support capacity plans. Develop and maintain weekly sku level demand signals (promotions, customer forecasts) for new, active, discontinued products by utilizing statistical forecasting models, incorporating customer-supplied data, market intelligence or applying other techniques to define best methods to forecast customer demand. Identify key opportunities and obstacles inherent to the forecasting process. Assist management in continuous improvement of the process. Support long range factory capacity planning processes by maintaining unit forecasts for 12-18 future months in software Responsible for End of Life sku planning- utilizing Life Cycle Planning and communication to liquidate and achieve set budget targets. Assists with customer interaction to provide business overviews and supply-sales opportunities Collaborate with Key Customers and Field Sales to gain outside market data Build and communicate via reporting on inventory stock position issues, initiative tracking, end of season, and additional reporting as necessary Competency: Strong mathematical skills combined with exceptional problem solving and analytical skills Ability to communicate clearly (verbal and written), making the complex clear and the plan of action compelling to all levels of the organization Analytical thinking and a deep understand of the strengths and weaknesses of forecasting models is essential Experience with lean principles of manufacturing, purchasing, distribution, customer service, financial forecasting, marketing, trade promotion planning and new product planning is strongly preferred. Education/Experience: A minimum of a bachelor's degree or equivalent experience is required. A focused degree in Supply Chain Management or related field is preferred. Experience working in a consumer products industry is strongly preferred. A minimum of 2 years' experience in a demand or supply planning or equivalent role is required. Extensive experience with multi-site, global distribution channels is strongly preferred. Experience with an ERP such as Oracle ERB or SAP, and/or advanced demand planning tools such as Logility is required. APICS and/or IBF certification is preferred. Computer Skills: Mastery of Excel with the ability to create sophisticated, complex models In addition to Excel, must be experienced with Microsoft Office Suite including PowerPoint, and Word. Forecasting, database and reporting tools general purpose knowledge would be beneficial. We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including: medical and dental, vision, disability and life insurance, 401K, PTO, tuition reimbursement, and the ability to add value to an exciting mission! Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veteran/Disabled