Careers at Takeuchi US

Takeuchi is always looking for talented people to join our dynamic and growing team. Review our current positions or submit your resume below.

Warehouse Picker / Packer - Pendergrass, GA

Job Responsibilities:

 Warehouse Picker / Packer

  • General Distribution Center work (picking, packing, material handling, etc.)
  • Must be able to maintain minimum performance standards while performing required job functions
  • Must have the ability to perform the job with the highest standards of quality and accuracy
  • Must have the flexibility, if instructed, to work in any General Warehouse function
  • Must have the ability to work safely and abide by all of Takeuchi Safety rules and procedures

Responsibilities 

  • Picking orders based on customer specifications.
  • Reviewing orders prior to packaging for accuracy and quality.
  • Packing orders to ensure that it reaches our customer in excellent condition.

Experience and Skills

  • Basic working knowledge of computers and Warehouse Management systems
  • Proven team member with skills to multi-task
  • Proficient reading skills
  • Must have the ability to abide by all of Takeuchi’s policies and procedures; specifically the attendance policy
  • Must know, understand and follow all Standard Operating Procedures. High school diploma or a GED preferred, not required
  • Six months distribution center experience preferred.
  • Prior forklift experience preferred.

Physical Demands

  • Moderate to heavy physical effort required including sitting, standing, walking, kneeling, squatting, climbing steps or ladders, grasping, fine and course manipulation, reaching both forward and above head level,
  • Must be able to push, pull and/or lift up to 100 pounds; and safely operate assigned machinery with no accommodations.
  • Must be able to stand and work for long periods
  • Must be able to work in varying temperatures

Takeuchi is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

Regional Business Manager - Western Region

Job Summary
The position of West Region Business Manager (RBM) is responsible for all the sales development and activity within a multi-state assigned territory.  This includes dealer development, dealer recruitment, inventory control, collections (parts and machines), forecasting, program promotion and communication, dealer sales planning, dealer goal setting, dealer performance evaluations, national and direct rental account support, and most importantly, achieving the region market share objectives.

This position reports to the Division Sales Manager.  The RBM will provide weekly reports on products, competition and sales activity on a timely basis.

Location
Must be physically located within the open region. To be centrally located within the region the applicant should reside in   Arizona, Utah, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Idaho.

Essential Functions
Professional sales executive responsible for the business development of the region.  Accountability for all areas of assigned region, including asset management and inventory audit responsibilities. Must be able to communicate in a professional and effective manner with dealer management, direct/national accounts, and our Atlanta office to insure region business objectives are met while providing exceptional support.

Applicant should have the ability to successfully prospect and recruit potential dealers to enhance the growth and success of the region.  Must possess the critical business and market evaluation skills necessary to locate and assign the best dealer candidate for each market in the region.

Must be able to handle conflict resolution with dealers/customers in the region, carry out company strategies as directed, and achieve regional sales goals.

Also, must demonstrate an aggressive, competitive, and entrepreneurial desire to build the strongest sales region in the company and have the ability to travel extensively while doing so.

Other duties may be required as assigned.

The RBM will be expected to call on dealers, direct accounts, national rental accounts and retail customers, presenting Takeuchi in a professional, customer driven manner

Qualifications Requirements, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to operate/understand at fundamental level construction equipment operation.
  • Four-year college degree preferred or equivalent position experience.
  • General proficiency in computers.  Working understanding and use of Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication.
  • Related experience or interest in the construction equipment field or experience with business travel, dealers and retail salesmen.
  • Ability and desire to travel weekly; road warrior.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Extremely driven and goal oriented.
  • Capability to execute and complete position requirements with little or no supervision.

Technical Trainer & Content Developer

Job Description:
In this key role at Takeuchi, the Technical Trainer will be primarily focused on providing engaging technical training for our employees and customers.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Conduct training and demonstrations to teach technical principles in the areas of electrical, hydraulics, engines and general machine systems.
  • Assist with developing and maintaining Power Point presentations and other training materials covering electrical, hydraulic and engine systems in accordance with objectives established by the training group.
  • Provide technical support for customers and staff while delivering exceptional customer service.
  • Maintain training equipment, tools and supplies.
  • Timely reporting on training activities, expense reports and other business related information.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Extensive technical knowledge of modern Diesel engines and mobile hydraulic systems required.
  • Associates Degree in a technical discipline preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of hands-on experience working in construction, agriculture, automotive, or industrial industries.
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills required.
  • Applicant must be proficient with common workplace software products (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.).
  • Adobe Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, etc) experience a plus.
  • A working knowledge of various engine service and diagnostic software preferred.
  • Advanced ability to read and interpret drawings and schematics.
  • Self-starter with strong planning, communication, and presentation skills.
  • Must comply with safety rules and regulations and apply them to daily work routines.
  • Must be willing to travel up to 50% of the time (primarily in the Continental US and Canada).
  • Possess valid US driver’s license and passport.
  • Live in (or relocate to) the Pendergrass, Georgia area.

Takeuchi offers competitive pay which rewards performance along with a comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental and Prescription Drug Programs – Retirement 401(k) Program – Vacation and Holidays – Flexible Spending Accounts – Life Insurance, AD&D Insurance. Takeuchi is a pioneer in the compact equipment industry. Takeuchi has developed the world’s first compact excavator in 1970 and our innovation continued again in the 1980’s with the introduction of the first compact track loader. These two products have transformed the North American construction equipment markets and have positioned Takeuchi as a leading provider of compact equipment. Join the Takeuchi team in this exciting new opportunity.

Junior Developer / Systems Admin

Job Description
This is an entry level position for a candidate that is self-motivated and eager to learn.  In this role, you will be part of a small IT team that supports all technical aspects of the business.  Initially the position will support the development efforts and API generation related to Dynamics Navision ERP (NAV).  Duties will include working with the development team to write clean, scalable code, create testing protocols, fix bugs, and deploy programs. Long-term there will be an opportunity to be involved in all aspects of IT:  ERP implementation, user support, system administration, IT operations and data analysis.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist in creating new and modify existing NAV customizations and integrations as requested by the business
  • Assist in the Import and export data from NAV to a number of other applications
  • Provide end user support
  • Assist in delivering development tasks within agreed timelines
  • Assist in the creation of technical documentation

Qualifications

  • Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Information Technology
  • Experience with MS SQL is a must
  • Experience with .NET, C#, HTML , JavaScript, SSRS a plus
  • Familiar with building API’s, Plugins, workflows, web pages, endpoints
  • Excellent verbal and written communications a must
  • Ability to work as part of a team or individually on a project
  • Willing to learn multiple IT roles

Benefits include performance bonus, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K matching, PTO and holiday pay.

Parts Coordinator

About Takeuchi
Takeuchi is a pioneer in the compact equipment industry. Takeuchi has developed the world’s first compact excavator in 1970 and our innovation continued again in the 1980’s with the introduction of the first compact track loader. These two products have transformed the North American construction equipment markets and have positioned Takeuchi as the leading provider of compact equipment. Join the Takeuchi team is this exciting new opportunity.

The Role
In this key role at Takeuchi, the Parts Coordinator is responsible for coordinating activities to support customers with their parts needs. This will be achieved by performing the following duties:

Key Performance Areas

  • Answer phone calls and e-mails from customers to address any customer concern with the highest level of response and attention
  • Speak with customers on a daily basis regarding parts troubleshooting, parts manual support, order support, and return requests
  • Create and maintain a close relationship with customers to actively process parts orders
  • Provide ongoing communication with and support to customers and colleagues
  • Effectively handle multiple priorities, organize workload, and meet deadlines
  • Support and assist with emergency orders with the utmost urgency and attention
  • Monitor back orders and work closely with the Purchasing Department to expedite for fastest delivery to customers
  • Communicate estimated parts ship and arrival time, including regular updates
  • Monitor dealer stocking patterns and stock to emergency ratio to performance
  • Promote parts programs and ensure dealer accounts are taking advantage of all benefit programs available
  • Maintain knowledge of parts and service bulletins to best support and understand machines
  • Work closely with the Service Department sharing information regarding the product in order to better assist customers and understand their active fleet.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associates degree in Business or equivalent experience
  • 2-4 years’ experience in customer service or related area
  • Experience in automotive industry, construction industry or with heavy equipment strongly preferred
  • Strong social and communication skills and the ability to work and communicate effectively with people on all levels
  • Very strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects and requested tasks, providing updates of these within set deadlines
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

Skills and Background:

  • Ability to maintain positive and professional behaviors in high volume situations
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Knowledge of supply chain and logistics networks
  • Analytical and conceptual thinking – using logic and reason, creative and strategic skills
  • Communication skills – interpersonal, presentation and written
  • Knowledge of ERP Microsoft Dynamics Navision

Knowledge of Documoto and Dealer Portal  customer to ERP system interfaces