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.

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.

Technical Trainer

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:

  • 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.
  • Conduct training and demonstrations to teach technical principles in the areas of electrical, hydraulics, engines and general machine systems.
  • Provide technical support for customers and staff while delivering exceptional customer service.
  • Maintain training equipment, tools and supplies.
  • Timely report 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) 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

General Duties:  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

National Account Sales Manager

The National Account Sales Manager (NASM) is responsible for sales and support of national account customers.  Additional responsibilities include: collections (parts and machines), forecasting and achieving sales objectives as set by the company.

The NASM will report to the Director of National Accounts.  Sales efforts will focus on Takeuchi national account customers at the regional, district and branch level and/or as determined by the company.

Residence & Office:

  • The NASM shall reside in northeast Georgia and will report to Takeuchi US Headquarters located in Pendergrass, GA when not traveling.

Key Job Functions:

  • Professional sales executive responsible for outside sales, support and business development of all national accounts as well as target customers as determined by the company.
  • Sales efforts will focus on regional level personnel and below.
  • Support national account customer events as required.
  • Communicate in a professional and effective manner with customers and Takeuchi employees.
  • Provide weekly trip reports on a timely basis to include; call activity, competition and sales activity.

The NASM must be able to:

  • Successfully support and sell to large national rental companies to enhance the growth and success of Takeuchi.
  • Handle conflict resolution with customers.
  • Demonstrate an assertive, competitive and entrepreneurial desire to carry out company strategies and achieve sales goals.
  • Build strong relationships while traveling extensively.
  • Handle other duties as required or assigned.
  • Represent Takeuchi in a professional, customer driven manner.
  • Provide responsive customer support.

NASM Requirements and Skill Set:

  • Ability to operate/understand construction equipment at fundamental level.
  • Four year college degree preferred or equivalent position experience.
  • Proficiency with computers with a working understanding and use of Excel, Word & PowerPoint.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication.
  • Related experience or interest in the construction equipment field.
  • 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.