Employment

Concept2, Inc., a market-leading manufacturer of stationary fitness ergometers and composite racing oars seeks the following full-time positions for our Morrisville, Vermont, location:

Finance and Accounting Leader

This is a fantastic opportunity to learn our business, grow with the company, and help lead the Finance and Accounting team into the future.

Main Responsibilities

  • Preparation and analysis of the monthly financial statements, including balance sheet reconciliations
  • Sales tax reporting and Nexus tracking
  • Completion of year-end financial accounts and tax returns; liaising with external accountants as necessary
  • Overseeing AR/AP work and processes to ensure accuracy and efficiency
  • Working on a major customer account to organize and improve processes; includes forecasting, invoicing, reporting and dispute resolution
  • Liaising with external accountants and international finance colleagues regarding subsidiary transfer pricing and other international finance topics
  • Working with purchasing team on pricing strategy
  • Working actively with other members of the team to understand the wider finance processes and lead process improvements where necessary
  • Supporting the company’s FOREX strategy
  • Working with the wider business to support ongoing and new business projects

Required Experience/Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance or similar field
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience working in an Accounting/Finance environment
  • Experience maintaining/developing/improving financial processes
  • Strong understanding of/experience with US GAAP and US taxation rules
  • Ability to approach work and decision making in a logical, analytical and data-driven manner
  • Proficiency in all MS office applications, with an excellent knowledge of Excel
  • Experience working with ERP software
  • Excellent communication skills, high integrity and respect for others along with the ability to work as a member of a small team in a collaborative work environment
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.A., now and in the future. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree and/or Certified Public Accountant

Production Specialist

As a Production Specialist, you will be making some of the finest oars in the world, used by a majority of Olympic rowers.

Primary Duties

Primary duties may include any or all of the tasks associated with production of carbon fiber oars.

  • Handling carbon fiber material and epoxy resins
  • Molding component parts, shafts and blades
  • Cutting and finishing parts
  • Assembling molded parts into finished product
  • Testing, inspecting, and boxing oars
  • Noticing and solving problems proactively and collaboratively

Secondary Duties

Secondary duties may include all or most of the following:

  • Attending and contributing to sub-team and larger team meetings
  • Repairing oars
  • Area clean-up
  • Other duties to assist and support Production and to help meet business needs

Qualifications/Requirements

Qualifications and requirements include:

  • At least one year of hands-on production experience
  • Strong attention to detail and quality
  • Excellent reasoning/problem-solving skills
  • Proficient with a variety of shop tools
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Basic computer and math skills
  • Must be willing and able to work with carbon fiber material and epoxy resins and dust
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. (only occasionally)
  • Rowing or fitness background a plus
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.A., now and in the future. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Engineering Technician

The Engineering technician will work with the production and engineering teams to support R&D projects as well as production and plant operations.

Responsibilities

  • Diagnose causes of equipment failures and perform corrective maintenance. Evaluate, implement and perform preventative maintenance programs to ensure minimal production downtime.
  • Analyze production environment and equipment for potential weaknesses. Develop, procure, build or modify existing tooling and fixtures to support and enhance production processes. Manage a spare part inventory for production equipment.
  • Engage and oversee outside contractors who support production and plant operations.
  • Support design projects throughout Concept2 including product testing and troubleshooting, product and production equipment prototypes, and plant operations.

Required Qualifications

  • At least one year of professional experience as a technician
  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree
  • Proficient in the assembly, maintenance and troubleshooting of mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic systems.
  • Comfortable working in a collaborative team environment but also capable of working independently.
  • Proficient in the use of traditional fabrication equipment: drill presses, lathes, mills, woodworking tools and MIG welding.
  • Basic understanding of core mathematical and engineering principles including mechanics, fluids and electronics. Familiar with reading technical drawings, schematics, and specifications for engineered products.
  • Organized, detail-oriented and excellent problem solving skills. Emotionally intelligent with outstanding communication skills.
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.A., now and in the future. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with CAD/solid modeling software (preferably Solidworks).
  • Experience with basic CNC milling systems including CAM software.
  • Familiarity with OSHA guidelines and regulations pertaining to public buildings and productions facilities.

Supply Chain Professional

Responsibilities

  • Managing reorder point systems and creating purchase orders to ensure material supply.
  • Maximizing vendor performance.
  • Conducting material sourcing and vendor qualification projects.
  • Exploring cost reduction and efficiency improvement opportunities.
  • Participating in product development and modification projects.
  • Coordinating import logistics.
  • Performing numerous administrative tasks related to materials management.
  • Assisting with execution and maintenance of global trade compliance program.
  • Conducting business in a team environment which values and promotes professionalism, integrity, tolerance and fun.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
  • At least 5 years’ supply chain management or similar experience.
  • Ability to master ERP and other computer-based systems.
  • Ability to cultivate cordial and productive relationships with co-workers and vendors.
  • Ability to lead work in a collaborative fashion.
  • Ability to approach work, decision making and problem solving in a logical, analytical and data-driven manner.
  • Ability to challenge the way things are done in a positive/constructive way.
  • Ability to balance detail work against bigger picture concerns.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be authorized to work in the US, now and in the future. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience in international trade.
  • Bachelor of Science or Master’s degree in Business Administration.
Successful Concept2 employees combine self-sufficiency and personal accountability with strong teamwork skills. Concept2 has an informal office setting, flexible work schedule and excellent compensation and benefits, including fully paid medical, dental, and vision premiums for employees and their families. Submit resume and cover letter to Lewis Franco, Human Resources Director preferably by email to lewisf@concept2.com, or by mail to Concept2, Inc., 105 Industrial Park, Morrisville, Vermont 05661. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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