Showroom Manager - High-end & Design-Forward

St. Louis Park, MN 55426

ORIJIN STONE, located in St. Louis Park, MN is a leading natural stone wholesaler and fabricator with the area’s most extensive selection of high-quality imported and domestic stone offerings.  Known for our outstanding service and products, we service the architectural, landscape design and interior design communities.  We are growing and enjoy collaborating and delivering exceptional products that meet our clients’ highest design standards.  Are you experienced in working with architects, engineers and homeowners and interested in a position where welcoming fantastic clients and managing details is appreciated?  We hope to hear from you!

Front Desk

- Provide a polished and welcoming first point of contact to callers and visitors

- Assist customer and vendors by answering questions and/or forwarding messages internally  

- Ensure show floor is tidy and presentable

- Manage the atmosphere and experience of the showroom 

Operations

- Lead and collaborate with office staff on improving office operations through enhanced policies, procedures and documented operations

- Order and manage office supplies, technology and other vendors

- Point-person to provide staff technical support

- Provide updates and maintain thorough communication with internal and external customers regarding project status

- Dispatch, price and book shipments with local couriers and shipping companies

- Contact customers to schedule shipping and process payment

- Document position processes and procedures

- Special projects and additional duties

Highly qualified candidates will have 3+ years’ related Showroom, retail or office management experience.  Experience with a small and growing company a plus. This position requires a cheerful personality with a high degree of accuracy and organization, professional etiquette and ease working in a fast-paced and multi-tasking environment.   Related education is preferred, but not required.  We seek candidates with strong administrative and organizational skills and proven dependability. Working knowledge of MS Office Word, Excel and exposure to a CRM or ERP system is also a requirement.

We offer very competitive compensation, a 7 – 4:30 M-F schedule, comprehensive medical, dental, vision and life insurance benefits as well as two weeks’ paid vacation, 9 paid holidays and a Simple IRA with matching. This position comes with great growth potential. Our culture values integrity, enthusiasm, initiative and strong working relationships. We foster and promote a cooperative work climate conducive to positive employee morale, empowerment, productivity, and effectiveness.

For more information about our firm, visit our website:  www.ORIJINSTONE.com. Qualified candidates are encouraged to send a resume to our hiring resource, Red Seat.   Apply to this position by forwarding your resume (preferred) or sending your contact information to our hiring resource, Red Seat. Red Seat is not a recruiter or employment agency but a contract HR company assisting us in the hiring process:  office@redseat.com, or for more info, call Red Seat direct at (612)-405-2574. We will confirm receipt of your resume within two business days.

Designer / Drafter - Stable Company/Growth Opportunity

Marken Manufacturing, a Plymouth based manufacturer is a 30+ year worldwide leader in wire, cable and tube cutting equipment. Our machines are custom designed and sold domestically and internationally. We take pride in providing outstanding quality and customer service. Marken Manufacturing’s engineering team are innovators and problem solvers on projects from conception to installation. We seek a Mechanical Designer / Drafter interested in a varied position designing and detailing electro-mechanical equipment.

Our engineering department is the backbone of our operation and we seek a talented Designer / Drafter for design, drafting & solid modeling of product orders along with product release and documentation for custom electro-mechanical machines.

Specific duties include:

- Design, re-design and of mechanical equipment and components

- Size component parts including motors, gears, hydraulics

- Collaborate with Electrical Engineering on required machine controllers

- Review and release of engineering documents to assembly for new orders and custom designs

- Factory testing and troubleshooting new machines

- Escalated customer support via telephone or onsite

- Machine assembly and onsite set up and repair equipment

- Sales engineering support on new projects

- Documentation of existing machines and processes

- Travel, including international, up to 20%

Our new Designer / Drafter will have related education, and 1 - 7+ years of design/drafting experience. 3D, SolidWorks and/or Pro/E skills required along with high proficiency in Microsoft applications (Word, Excel). Understanding of motor and gear sizing, hydraulic specifications, and working knowledge of controllers (servo/PLC), helpful. Interest in working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, required.

If you are interested in a stable environment, an international client base and the opportunity to be a part of a dynamic team, we hope you send us your resume for consideration for this opportunity. Marken Manufacturing offers a competitive annual salary, health benefits, 401K with matching, paid vacation and generous bonus opportunity.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to send a resume to our hiring resource, Red Seat.   Apply to this position by forwarding your resume (preferred) or sending your contact information to our hiring resource, Red Seat. Red Seat is not a recruiter or employment agency but a contract HR company assisting us in the hiring process:  marken@redseat.com, or for more info, call Red Seat direct at (612)-405-2574. We will confirm receipt of your resume within two business days.

Mechanical Engineer - Full Cycle Projects

Marken Manufacturing, a Plymouth-based manufacturer, is a 30+ year worldwide leader in wire, cable and tube cutting equipment.  Our machines are custom designed and sold domestically and internationally.  We take pride in providing outstanding quality and customer service.  Marken Manufacturing’s engineering team are innovators and problem solvers on projects from conception to installation.  We seek a Mechanical Design Engineer interested in a self-directed role designing, detailing and innovating electro mechanical equipment.   

Our engineering department is the backbone of our operation, and we seek a talented Mechanical Design Engineer for our creative and hardworking team.  Our Mechanical Engineer is responsible for design, re-design and modification of product orders along with product release and documentation for custom electro-mechanical machines. 

Specific duties include:

- Design, re-design and modify mechanical equipment and components

- Size component parts including motors, gears, hydraulics

- Collaborate with Electrical Engineering on required machine controllers

- Review and release engineering documents to assembly for new orders and custom designs

- Factory-test and troubleshoot new machines

- Provide escalated customer support via telephone or onsite

- Machine assembly and onsite set up and repair equipment

- Sales engineering support on new projects

- Documentation of existing machines and processes

- Travel, including international, up to 20%

Our new Mechanical Engineer will have a Bachelor’s degree, BSME preferred, and 1 - 7+ years of machine design experience, or equivalent experience.  3D, SolidWorks and/or Pro/E skills required along with high proficiency in Microsoft applications (Word, Excel).  Understanding of motor and gear sizing, hydraulic specifications, and working knowledge of controllers (servo/PLC) are essential.  Interest in working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, required. 

If you are interested in a stable environment, an international client base and the opportunity to be a part of a dynamic team, we hope you send us your resume for consideration for this opportunity.  Marken Manufacturing offers a competitive annual salary, health benefits, 401K with matching, paid vacation and generous bonus opportunity. 

Qualified candidates are encouraged to send a resume to our hiring resource, Red Seat.   Apply to this position by forwarding your resume (preferred) or sending your contact information to our hiring resource, Red Seat. Red Seat is not a recruiter or employment agency but a contract HR company assisting us in the hiring process:  marken@redseat.com, or for more info, call Red Seat direct at (612)-405-2574. We will confirm receipt of your resume within two business days.

Sales Manager - Oppty to drive exponential growth

Brooklyn Park MN 55428 USA

We are Air Quality Engineering, Inc. a 40+ year manufacturer of a wide variety of air cleaners and air filtration systems for industrial and commercial applications.  Manufactured in Minnesota, we take pride in the quality and reliability of our products and providing our customers with the best product solutions.   To drive continued growth nationally, we seek an experienced Sales Manager to join our team.   We rely on our Sales Manager to guide the strategic direction of our sales and marketing functions along with hiring, training and motivating our inside and outside sales teams.  We believe this position provides an exceptional opportunity for a seasoned Sales Manager to nurture and guide exponential growth in the two markets we serve.  If you are interested in a Management role where you can have impact, we hope to hear from you. 

Responsibilities include:

Deliver targeted profit goals

o   Develop, implement and manage strategies for sales activity, marketing & social media

o   Create and implement pricing and customer service strategies

o   Stay current on buying trends, market needs and competitor activity

o  Maintain a pulse on product line market segments and potential business opportunities through building and nurturing relationships with key industry influencers & strategic partners

o   Report sales performance, sales obstacles, market developments and opportunities to management team

o   Recommend new product designs and/or product improvements, and assist with product development and testing

Maximize team effectiveness

o   Motivate and manage sales team, ensuring individual sales targets are met

o   Boost sales skills and effectiveness through regular coaching sessions

o   Recruit, interview, train, and on-board new sales representatives

o   Manage and provide continuous improvement of sales CRM platform

Inspire a spirit of collaboration

Represent and ensure integrity with company values, business ethics, policies and procedures

Qualified candidates will have 5 - 7+ years of proven success in Sales and Sales Management.  We seek candidates with a demonstrated record of achievement and experience in preparing and managing a team to sales strategies and goals.   Requirements include high proficiency with MS Office and experience driving sales and mentoring and managing prospects with a CRM, required. 

Air Quality Engineering, Inc. offers a customer-focused, respectful work environment with teamwork and integrity among our core values.  This position offers a competitive base salary and commission plan along with benefits that include health insurance, PTO, paid holidays, 401K and Profit Sharing.

For more information about our firm, visit our website:  www.air-quality-eng.com.  To Apply: please forward your resume to our hiring resource, Red Seat:   AQSM@redseat.com   Red Seat is not a recruiter or employment agency but a contract HR company assisting us in the hiring process.  For more information, call Red Seat direct at (612)-405-2574.  We will confirm receipt of your resume within two business days. 

Quality Assurance Supervisor - growth opportunity

Minneapolis MN 55430 USA

We are TPI Custom Solutions, a 13485 certified manufacturer of custom sewn and fabric welded products for the medical industry. Working collaboratively with our customers to develop solutions, we build products that save and improve lives. Founded in 1981, our business is booming, and we have an exciting growth opportunity for a Quality Assurance Supervisor interested in a position moving towards a Quality Manager role. TPI Custom Solutions is located in Minneapolis near Highway 100 and 49th Avenue North.

Our new Quality Assurance Supervisor will be an integral part of supervising our quality inspection team and managing our 13485 certification. This role leads internal audits, annual full system audits and supports our quality system by gathering data and maintaining required documentation. We seek candidates with an eagerness to learn and implement and improve quality systems. Specific duties include:

- Maintain 13485 certification and ensure company-wide quality conformance through problem prevention, troubleshooting, testing, writing, auditing, updating and maintaining quality procedures

- Identify quality problems, initiate actions, make recommendations and verify implementation of solutions

- Provide input during product development from a quality standpoint

- Maintain MRB and CAPA process including customer complaint log

- Train production personnel in all aspects of the quality program

- Supervise and direct QA staff in day to day operations

- Conduct scheduled department level meetings with all QA staff

- Point of contact for customer audits preparing and submitting quality surveys, ensuring all required documentation is generated

- Ensure vendors/suppliers meet quality requirements

- Lead Continuous Improvement, 5S and Lean projects, as needed

- Gain detailed knowledge of the overall business operation, its organizational procedures, and personnel

- Assist in special projects, as required

We seek a Quality Assurance Supervisor with 2 - 5+ years of experience in a 13485 or ISO Certified environment. Past job experience as a Quality Lead, Quality Engineer, Quality Supervisor or similar, should include performing audits in support of ISO renewals, documentation and report generation and reviewing and implementing quality procedures. Experience in a short-run, custom manufacturing environment, helpful. ASQ certification (or similar) along with an Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Quality or Manufacturing, highly desirable. Intermediate MS Word and MS Excel skills are required.

To Apply:

Please forward your resume to our hiring resource, Red Seat: quality@redseat.com Red Seat is not a recruiter or employment agency, but a contract HR company assisting us in the hiring process. For more info, call Red Seat direct at (612)-405-2574. We will confirm receipt of your resume within two business days.

Shipping Lead - To $21/hr + benefits

Minneapolis MN 55430 USA

We are TPI Custom Solutions, a Minneapolis creator and custom manufacturer of functional, durable sewn and fabricated products for the medical industry.   Founded in 1981, our business is booming, and we have an exciting growth opportunity for a Shipping Lead.  This position is responsible for ensuring finished product gets to our customer on time and for receiving and warehouse functions that are essential to our organization.   We are a close knit and well-functioning team that works hard and supports the production of products that save and improve lives.

Duties and responsibilities include:

 - Ship the customer orders in an accurate and timely manner

 - Maintain accurate and complete shipping logs

 - Receive materials and product and organize per company guidelines

 - Maintain an organized shipping and staging area.

 - Coordinate & document inventory cycle counts

 - Supervise 1+ employee and collaborate internally in a team-focused environment

We seek a candidate experienced in shipping, receiving and warehouse operation that is interested in a stable and growing employer.  Qualifications include past experience setting up shipments via LTL, UPS, Fed-Ex and local delivery companies, computer experience that includes Intermediate level of experience in Microsoft Excel and experience logging and documenting shipping information in a company system.  This position requires candidates to lift 40 pounds numerous times throughout the day, along with other physical activities such as walking, standing and climbing steps. Candidates who possess ISO 13485 experience and/or are forklift certified, preferred.

TPI Custom Products offers a competitive salary up to $21/hr, a 4-day work week (M – TH) and employee benefits that include PTO, health insurance and 401K, growth opportunity and a great team environment.  For more info on what we do see (http://www.tpicustomsolutions.com/)

Qualified candidates are encouraged to send a resume to our hiring resource, Red Seat.  Apply to this position by forwarding your resume (preferred) or sending your contact information to our hiring resource, Red Seat. Red Seat is not a recruiter or employment agency but a contract HR company assisting us in the hiring process:  TPI@redseat.com, or for more info, call Red Seat direct at (612)-405-2574. We will confirm receipt of your resume within two business days. 

Property Manager / Leasing Manager - to $55K+

EZ Storage is a leading provider of high-end self storage. Our state-of-the art facilities are found in prosperous communities throughout the country. Employees of EZ Storage benefit from a stable ownership team that provides excellent benefits, financial rewards and business processes that make sense.

We seek a Site Manager for our new Bucks County/Warrington, PA location to manage and live in a provided two-bedroom luxury apartment attached to the facility. Our Site Managers have primary responsibility for their property's revenue and operation. Duties and Responsibilities include:

- Answer incoming phone and internet/email inquiries and schedule and conduct onsite visits to secure customers

- Meet monthly leasing and occupancy goals

- Clean and maintain the office and facility

- Schedule and coordinate outside vendors such as lawn care and landscaping

- Provide monthly occupancy and competitive reporting to ownership

- Monitor and follow up with monthly rent payments

- Start and follow process required for late payments, lock outs and auctions

- Answer customer questions and resolve customer issues or complaints

We seek managers with 5+ years experience in the area of hotel, restaurant, hospitality or property management / leasing who are interested in continuing a stable and rewarding career with an industry leader. Qualified candidates will have demonstrated sales & customer service experience and excellent organizational skills. EZ Storage offers a competitive industry wage, monthly and bi-annual bonus opportunity and benefits including health insurance, paid time off and a retirement savings plan with 3% matching. Office hours are M - F 9AM to 6PM and Saturday from 9AM to 1PM.

EZ Storage offers:

-Competitive industry wage

-Monthly and bi-annual bonus opportunity

-Full benefits including health insurance, paid time off and a retirement savings plan with 3% matching

- A brand new luxury 2-bedroom, 2 bath apartment with high-end kitchen including granite countertops, and paid utilities

For more information about our firm, visit our website: www.ezmini.com. To Apply: please forward your resume to our hiring resource, Red Seat: ezmini@redseat.com Red Seat is not a recruiter or employment agency but a contract HR company assisting us in the hiring process. For more information, call Red Seat direct at (612)-405-2574. We will confirm receipt of your resume within two business days.

Property Management Team / Couple / to $55K+ annually

EZ Storage is a leading provider of high-end self storage. Our state-of-the art facilities are found in prosperous communities throughout the country. Employees of EZ Storage benefit from a stable ownership team that provides excellent benefits, financial rewards and business processes that make sense.

We seek a Site Manager Team/Couple for our new Bucks County/Warrington, PA location to manage and live in a provided two-bedroom luxury apartment attached to the facility. Our Site Managers have primary responsibility for their property's revenue and operation. Duties and Responsibilities include:

- Answer incoming phone and internet/email inquiries and schedule and conduct onsite visits to secure customers

- Meet monthly leasing and occupancy goals

- Clean and maintain the office and facility

- Schedule and coordinate outside vendors such as lawn care and landscaping

- Provide monthly occupancy and competitive reporting to ownership

- Monitor and follow up with monthly rent payments

- Start and follow process required for late payments, lock outs and auctions

- Answer customer questions and resolve customer issues or complaints

We seek managers with 5+ years experience in the area of hotel, restaurant, hospitality or property management / leasing who are interested in continuing a stable and rewarding career with an industry leader. Qualified candidates will have demonstrated sales & customer service experience and excellent organizational skills. Office hours are M - F 9AM to 6PM and Saturday from 9AM to 1PM.

EZ Storage offers:

-Competitive industry wage

-Monthly and bi-annual bonus opportunity

-Full benefits including health insurance, paid time off and a retirement savings plan with 3% matching

- A brand new luxury 2-bedroom, 2 bath apartment with high-end kitchen including granite countertops, and paid utilities

For more information about our firm, visit our website: www.ezmini.com. To Apply: please forward your resume to our hiring resource, Red Seat: ezmini@redseat.com Red Seat is not a recruiter or employment agency but a contract HR company assisting us in the hiring process. For more information, call Red Seat direct at (612)-405-2574. We will confirm receipt of your resume within two business days.

Regional Manager

EZ Storage is a leading provider of high-end self-storage.  Our state-of-the art facilities are found in prosperous communities throughout the country.  Employees of EZ Storage benefit from a stable ownership team that provides excellent benefits, financial rewards and business processes that make sense.  Are you a successful General Manager or multi-site manager looking to join an entrepreneurial and established organization?  This is an excellent position for an experienced contributor looking for a top employer.

We seek a Regional Manager with strong leadership and organization skills to oversee our Philadelphia and Pittsburgh PA locations.  Our Philadelphia based Regional Manager has operational accountability for 7 (soon to be 8) locations.  Responsibilities include meeting profitability and occupancy goals, setting and maintaining budgets, hiring/training/motivating staff and reporting.  Duties include:

Revenue and Budget

-          Develop and implement annual operating budgets and sales goals to include advertising and marketing plans, pricing and promotions

-          Review, monitor and revise unit pricing based on market conditions

-          Ensure assigned locations maintain maximum occupancy/minimal delinquencies

Hire/Train/Manage

-          Interview, hire, train, manage, review and schedule location managers

-          Monitor learning progression and develop skills

-          Review mystery shopper reports with site managers

Audits and Reporting

-          Conduct monthly inspections that include financial, property, site, delinquency & lock inspections

-          Participate in auctions and complete monthly auction report

-          Review daily financials, monthly report cards

-          Oversee and ensure yearly inspections (elevator, fire/sprinkler, trucks & maintenance)

General

-          Communicate daily with each location

-          Plan and attend employee events

-          Evaluate and maintain contracts for site services such as snow removal & landscaping

-          Project Manage capital projects such as remodeling or updates

-          Handle escalated issues

-          24-hour back-up for emergency alarms

We seek a multi-site or general manager with 5+ years of experience and a proven record of meeting and exceeding profitability and operational goals and managing autonomously.  Excellent candidates will have hotel, restaurant, hospitality or property management backgrounds.  A related bachelor degree is preferred, but not required.   Qualified candidates will have demonstrated leadership skills, a track record of high-performing teams and excellent organizational skills.  Intermediate MS Office skills (Word/Excel) and working knowledge of SEO/SEM, required.  Travel to Pittsburgh 1 – 2 times per month, required.

EZ Storage offers:

-Highly competitive industry wage

- Company vehicle

-Reasonable working hours that are typically 9 – 6 M-F and check-ins on Saturdays

-Monthly and bi-annual bonus opportunity

-Full benefits including health insurance, paid time off and a retirement savings plan with 3% matching

For more information about our firm, visit our website:  www.ezmini.com.  To Apply: please forward your resume to our hiring resource, Red Seat: regional@redseat.com   Red Seat is not a recruiter or employment agency but a contract HR company assisting us in the hiring process.  For more information, call Red Seat direct at (612)-405-2574.  We will confirm receipt of your resume within two business days.