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.

National Account Sales Representative

The National Account Sales Representative (NASR) is an entry-level position 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 NASR 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 NASR 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 NASR 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.

NASR 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.

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.

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 Operations Manager

Job Responsibilities:

Provides materials, equipment, and supplies by directing receiving, warehousing, and distribution services; supervising staff.

Job Duties:

  • Maintains receiving, warehousing, and distribution operations by initiating, coordinating, and enforcing program, operational, and personnel policies and procedures.
  • Complies with federal, state, and local warehousing, material handling, and shipping requirements by studying existing and new legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.
  • Safeguards warehouse operations and contents by establishing and monitoring security procedures and protocols.
  • Maintains physical condition of warehouse by planning and implementing new design layouts; inspecting equipment; issuing work orders for repair and requisitions for replacement.
  • Achieves financial objectives by preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions.
  • Completes warehouse operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results.
  • Maintains warehouse staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.
  • Maintains warehouse staff job results by coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Qualifications:

Supervision, Developing Budgets, Safety Management, Developing Standards, Managing Processes, Surveillance Skills, Inventory Control, Reporting Skills, Analyzing Information, Equipment Maintenance, Judgment

Key skills

  • Good teamworking skills
  • Managerial skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Logical reasoning
  • Numerical skills
  • Technical skills
  • IT skills

Requirements

  • Four years proven work experience as a warehouse manager
  • Expertise in warehouse management procedures and best practices
  • Proven ability to implement process improvement initiatives
  • Strong knowledge of warehousing Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Hands on experience with warehouse management software and databases
  • Leadership skills and ability manage staff
  • Strong decision making and problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • BS degree in logistics, supply chain management or business administration preferred

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.

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