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.

Facility Maintenance Tech

Position Overview:

Takeuchi Mfg. is looking for an energetic and skilled team member to join our Facilities Maintenance Team. Experience in residential or commercial facility maintenance would be important for this position. We are looking for a motivated and experienced individual who has a high work ethic and takes pride in what they do. The Facilities Maintenance Tech is a direct hire Full Time Position.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

* Maintain security system, test Fire pump and sprinklers
* General maintenance and repair of the grounds and buildings
* Occasionally will be required to help cover for vacationing cleaning staff
* Operate powered/motorized equipment (floor scrubber, forklift, Genie  Boom, pressure washers and hand tools)
* Gather and remove trash using forklift
* Maintain Exhaust Fans, light bulbs and light fixtures
* Change HVAC filters
* Pressure washing
* Assist with non-maintenance tasks such as setting up for events.
* Meet with all regulatory requirements and company policies such as OSHA, MSDS, health and safety
* Experienced in painting, painting products
* Maintain parking lots and all public areas
* Report needed PM repairs to Manager
* Handle other duties as required or assigned.
* Reports directly to Facility Maintenance Manager

Desired Skills and Experience:

* Applicants must have at least a High school diploma or equivalent
* Applicants must have at least 3 years maintenance experience
* Applicant must have general knowledge of tools and equipment
* Applicant must be able to lift 70 pounds
* Able to work as a team member and independently
* Attention to detail, quality, and time management

Social Media and Creative Design

Seeking an individual that can create and maintain a social media calendar that contains engaging and pertinent information to the compact construction equipment industry.  Social Media outlets include Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Linked In and the company website.  Assist national marketing manager with planning and execution of digital ad campaigns, creative layout for digital and print material; banners, ads, brochures, etc.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Creating and managing digital social media campaigns
  • Posting relevant  and original  information on Facebook
  • Monitoring Facebook page for comments and follower interaction
  • Tweeting about the company and industry news
  • Gathering analytics for all social media outlets
  • Working with other departments to create engaging content for social media outlets
  • Managing the company’s Linked In page to include company business and employee promotions, responsibility changes, new hires, etc.
  • Assist with digital and print material layout and design for brochures, dealer ads, trades Show collateral, etc.

Experience:

  • At least 2 -3 years of experience in a related marketing role.  Compact construction equipment industry a plus.
  • Strong writing and communications skills
  • A bold, creative voice who can bring fresh ideas to the social media outlets and advertising/print collateral for the company.
  • Proven ability to represent a brand or cause on social media or in other public forums
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop)
  • General office applications, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

National Account Service Manager

Job Summary: 

This position supports the company sales efforts by establishing business partnerships with our national account customers to provide exceptional product support for Takeuchi products.  This support includes handling service issues, warranty issues, technical support, and service training.  Other duties include: troubleshooting, machine service or repairs, modifications, and evaluating new products.

Essential Functions:

  1. Manage and interact with the service personnel covering all service and warranty issues for the National Account.
  2. Receives telephone and email requests for technical support, concerns or complaints regarding equipment performance, service related questions, and all warranty related issues.
  3. Supervises the processing of all warranty claims for the national account.  This includes, reviewing the claim, requesting additional information when necessary, inspecting causal parts when required, and making final decisions to approve or deny claim.
  4. Provides ongoing service training to the National Account. Overall responsible for ensuring the training and materials are correct and appropriate for the curriculum.
  5. Travel approximately one week per month to national account locations for infield training of service technicians, assist in and to resolve any service or warranty issues.
  6. Field questions regarding equipment performance specifications or capacities.
  7. Handle modifications and campaigns as required.

Additional Responsibilities:

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Requirements, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent. Associates degree (preferred).
  • Professional or technical training in mechanics is a plus.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience providing technical service assistance; or 3 years as a service/product support manager.
  • Ability to work well with others and handle difficult situations in a professional manner.
  • Exceptional working knowledge of diesel engines, hydraulic, and electrical systems.
  • Ability to analyze major mechanical components to determine causal failures is a major plus.
  • Proficiency in computers and basic understanding of Microsoft operating systems.
  • Ability to follow detailed written or oral instructions.
  • Capability to execute and complete required task with little or no supervision.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Passport or ability to obtain one.
  • Demonstrated record of success with qualified supporting references.
  • Position is based out of the Pendergrass, Georgia office.

Region Manager - Recruiting for Central Mid-West

Job Summary

The position of Region Manager (RM) is responsible for all the sales development and activity within a multi-state or multi-province 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 Director of Sales, N. A.  The RM will provide weekly reports on products, competition and sales activity on a timely basis.

Location

Must be physically located within the open region. States that include Kansas, Missouri, West Texas, Idaho and Montana.

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.

Person has 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 assertive, 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 RM will be expected to call on dealers, national rental accounts and retail customers, presenting Takeuchi in a professional, customer driven manner.

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.

Region Manager - Recruiting for US and Canada

Job Summary

The position of Region Manager (RM) is responsible for all the sales development and activity within a multi-state or multi-province 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 Director of Sales, N. A.  The RM will provide weekly reports on products, competition and sales activity on a timely basis.

Location

Must be physically located within the open region.  We are currently looking at adding new regions throughout the U.S and Canada.

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.

Person has 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 assertive, 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 RM will be expected to call on dealers, national rental accounts and retail customers, presenting Takeuchi in a professional, customer driven manner.

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.

Regional Service Manager

Job Summary:

This position supports the company sales efforts by establishing business partnerships with our dealer/distributors to provide exceptional product support for Takeuchi products.  This support includes handling service issues, warranty issues, technical support, and service training.  Other duties include: troubleshooting, machine service or repairs, modifications, and evaluating new products.

Essential Functions:

  1. Manage and interact with dealer service personnel covering all service and warranty issues for a multi-state region.
  2. Receives telephone and email request for technical support, concerns or complaints regarding equipment performance, service related questions, and all warranty related issues.
  3. Supervises the processing of all warranty claims for the region.  This includes, reviewing the claim, requesting additional information when necessary, inspecting causal parts when required, and making final decisions to approve or deny claim.
  1. Provides ongoing training to dealer/distributors both in the field and at our training center.  Overall responsible for ensuring the training and materials are correct and appropriate for the curriculum.
  2. Travel approximately one week per month to dealer/distributor locations for infield training of service techs, teach regional service schools, and to resolve any service or warranty issues.
  3. Field questions regarding equipment performance specifications or capacities.
  4. Handle modifications and campaigns as required.

Additional Responsibilities:

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Requirements, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent. Associates degree (preferred).
  • Professional or technical training in mechanics is a plus.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience providing technical service assistance; or 3 years as a service/product support manager.
  • Ability to work well with others and handle difficult situations in a professional manner.
  • Exceptional working knowledge of diesel engines, hydraulic, and electrical systems.
  • Ability to analyze major mechanical components to determine causal failures is a major plus.
  • Proficiency in computers and basic understanding of Microsoft operating systems.
  • Ability to follow detailed written or oral instructions.
  • Capability to execute and complete required task with little or no supervision.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Passport or ability to obtain one.
  • Demonstrated record of success with qualified supporting references.
  • Position is based out of the Pendergrass, Georgia office.

Supply Chain Procurement Manager

Job Summary

Takeuchi is a global manufacturer of construction equipment. We are currently seeking to expand our supply chain procurement activities by forming a procurement department in our North American headquarters based in Pendergrass, GA (Atlanta area). We are looking for an experienced, hands-on manager who can start and grow this department. We are looking for a professional who has extensive experience in the construction equipment-manufacturing field and who can institute policies and procedures and identify quality suppliers both locally and internationally.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop, hone and execute new procurement strategies across all channels of purchasing
  • Identify, negotiate and formalize agreements with potential suppliers both locally and internationally
  • Work with our R&D, Procurement, and Production departments both here and at our Parent Company in Japan to ensure clear communication of specifications, expectations, and deliveries
  • Delegate tasks and supervise the work of purchasing and procurement agents across all departments
  • Manage every aspect of the supply chain and notify the senior management team of any possible obstacles to ideal efficiency
  • Institute policies and procedures for collecting and reporting key metrics that will reduce our overall expenses while increasing productivity
  • Manage vendors, Po’s, and deliveries in current ERP (Navision) system
  • Perform cost analysis and set appropriate benchmarks
  • Coordinate deliveries to US and Japan
  • Create policies and procedures for risk management and mitigation

Job Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Supply Chain Management required (MBA preferred)
  • 10+ years’ experience in procurement or purchasing
  • 4+ years’ experience in equipment manufacturing industry preferred
  • Excellent managerial, leadership, computer, negotiating and training skills
  • Multilingual preferred

Technical Trainer - Pendergrass, GA

Position overview:

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.).
  • 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.

Warehouse Picker / Packer

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.