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GIFT / SALES KEY ACCOUNT MANAGER

Position Summary:

Manage the activities of the gift/independent retailer sales division which would include both company direct sales force with regional managers, as well as outside agencies in certain regions. Supervise the hiring, training and goal management of the company sales force to ensure growth in the territories. Manage the relationship between MWW and the outside agencies and evaluate changes if needed and monitor goal achievement and sales growth.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Grow sales with both independent agencies and company sales force.
  • Evaluate and make sure we have the right people in the right seats, make changes if necessary.
  • Willingness to travel to various trade shows, meetings with regional managers and travel to the home office on a regular basis.
  • Product knowledge for the industry from the perspective of working with product development on developing future lines. Ability to provide concise and clear communication from the customers and sales team on products.
  • Provide input from a sales perspective on showroom layouts.
  • Work with in house marketing department on catalogs, promotional flyers, e-mail blasts, advertising.
  • Cultivate sales with mid-tier key accounts, chain stores under 50 locations.
  • Must possess the ability to communicate clearly and timely.
  • Prepare annual budgets for all areas of responsibility.
  • Understand how to designate and develop sales territories for individuals.
  • Strong knowledge of new account acquisition.
Qualifications:
  • Effective communicator.
  • Must be able to multi-task.
  • Must be proficient in e-mail management, have basic computer skills, and experience with Microsoft Office or similar alternative.
  • Experience in sales management of at least 5 years.
Preferred Experience:

Territorial Manager Experience

Job Type:

Full-time

We look forward to hearing from you! Please email us at: humanresources@mwwinc.com.

COMPLIANCE SPECIALIST

Position Summary:

Ensure that a company's operations and products adhere to the laws regulating the particular industry and products being manufactured. Products manufactured include home décor, pillows, throws, bedding and gifts. Looking to expand into children’s products as well. Candidate would be responsible for making sure all manufacturing processes and components were compliant with all applicable testing and laws, like Prop 65, testing of inks, etc., as well as packaging and law tag information.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Establish a structured compliance plan for the company.
  • Monitor compliance with laws, regulations and policies as it pertains to the products being manufactured.
  • Educate the applicable departments within the company on the policies and procedures necessary to maintain compliance.
  • Audit on a regular basis all applicable departments for any deficiencies in compliance protocol.
  • Understand all laws and regulations as it pertains to the products being manufactured, stay abreast of any changes in the laws or regulations that might impact the company and the products they produce and educate all applicable departments on changes.
  • Organize and manage all testing that is done for the company, both company required testing and customer required testing.
  • Work with all departments on compliance and testing of new products.
  • Have the required certifications for compliance for our industry.
  • Ability to comprehend/analyze/research complex regulations.
Qualifications:
  • Exceptional people skills
  • Good communicator, capable of conducting training classes
  • Must be able to multi-task
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Prefer at least 2 years’ experience in this role.
  • Up to date applicable certifications
  • Basic e-mail, docs and sheets computer skills (company uses Gmail and the associated programs)
Job Type:

Full-time

We look forward to hearing from you! Please email us at: humanresources@mwwinc.com.

QUALITY ASSURANCE MANAGER

Position Summary:

The Quality Manager plans, coordinates, and directs quality assurance program designed to ensure quality production of products are consistent with established standards. This position should stay updated on best practices, quality trends and regulatory requirements as well as being responsible for specification, quality engineering activity, directing testing, writing and issuing reports.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Apply approved engineering policies and practices in facility to improve operating performance, reduce waste and delays, and promote cost reductions and a high level of efficiency.
  • Recommend corrective action necessary to conform to quality specifications and standards.
  • Establish and implement quality specifications, testing procedures, and process specifications for raw materials and finished products.
  • Develop and implement inspection, sampling, and control plans. Develop process control procedures to ensure finished products meet established standards.
  • Conduct research on product defects and recommend modifications in procedures as warranted.
  • Review customer complaints and determine quality emphasis to eliminate problems.
  • Set up and maintain controls and documentation procedures.
  • Monitor performance thru relevant data collection and statistical analysis. Identify and prioritize issues and develop teams to address as necessary.
  • Ensure test procedures are properly understood, carried out and evaluated.
  • Conduct process capability studies.
  • Ensure compliance with state, national and international standards and legislation. Consider application of environmental and health/safety standards as well.
  • Develop efficient methods for machines, tools, equipment, processes, procedures, layout, material handling, and work simplifications.
  • Develop and maintain standard operating procedures and cost reduction programs.
  • Responsible for the Corrective Action and Preventative Action program.
  • May have direct contact with customers on complaints and service matters.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in applied science or engineering
  • 5 years prior experience in Quality Assurance
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent color acuity and good vision
  • Proficient with Microsoft word and Excel
  • Excellent organization skills and time management
  • Effective problem solving skills
  • Experience in quality management systems
  • Experience in quality system audits
  • Desire to own decisions and take responsibility for outcomes
Job Type:

Full-time

We look forward to hearing from you! Please email us at: humanresources@mwwinc.com.

LINE MANAGER

Position Summary:

Manage products, either totally new concepts or new designs, from start to finish. Work with and coordinate with all aspects of the company what is necessary to take the product to approval. Assist the sales team with presentations and samples. Prepare the necessary information to obtain costing, create specs for all items.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Initiate new product/design ideas/ R and D on what is happening in the world.
  • Take direction from sales on new product initiatives.
  • Create all specs needed for items to be placed into the system.
  • Work with engineering on creating new products and the flow for operations.
  • Work with costing on pricing and costs for items.
  • Gather market data on future trends.
  • Meet with artists, both in house and licensed artists on patterns and designs.
  • Regularly review our competitors to keep abreast of their initiatives.
  • Work with BOM (Bill of Material) on setups and approvals.
  • Be present in customer meetings with our sales team to clearly understand initiatives from the beginning.
  • Work with entire company to keep projects on time.
  • Constantly review the lines of the customers you are working with to look for additional opportunities.
  • Work with licensing to obtain approvals for art and products.
  • Daily communication to customers and sales reps.
  • Work with sourcing and weave technicians to constantly develop new substrates or new weaving constructions.
  • Work with import department when needed to develop products or source components from overseas.
  • Work to supply IT department with what is our responsibility in setting up new programs/products.
Qualifications:
  • Able to work with both Mac and Windows operating systems and programs.
  • Able to use programs such as Photoshop and Microsoft Office.
  • Good communicator.
  • Must be able to multi-task.
  • Able to travel, 20% of position (all expenses paid, trade shows or appointments).
  • Ability to work with people.
  • Knowledge of current trends in both color and design.
  • Strong reading, writing and math skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to details.
  • Deadline oriented.
  • Positive attitude.
Job Type:

Full-time

We look forward to hearing from you! Please email us at: humanresources@mwwinc.com.

COST ACCOUNTANT

Position Summary:

The Cost Accountant is responsible for applying effective analysis principles to accurately reflect product costs in the development of Standard Costs. The Cost Accountant reports to the Engineering and Cost Manager.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Plan, study, and collect data to determine costs of business activity such as raw material purchases, inventory and labor.
  • Analyze changes in product design, raw materials, manufacturing methods or services provided, to determine effects on cost.
  • Create and review the controls needed for data accumulation and reporting systems.
  • Coordinate physical inventory counts and cycle counts.
  • Investigate cycle counting variances and resolve issues. Reconcile inventories.
  • Report on periodic variances and their causes, focusing in particular on spending variances.
  • Review standard and actual costs for inaccuracies.
  • Analyze actual manufacturing costs and prepare periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs.
  • Update standard costs in the bill of materials.
  • Validate the cost of goods sold as part of the month-end close.
  • Accumulate and apply overhead costs as required by generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Make estimates of new and proposed product costs.
  • Develop and manage Cost / Price analysis spec sheets.
  • Prepare customer and product pricing analysis.
  • Conduct research and perform analytical studies in regard to cost analysis and profitability.
  • Continuous management and support of budget and forecast activities.
Experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting.
  • Minimum of 2 years of Cost Accounting in a Manufacturing Environment with a Standard Cost System.
  • Manufacturing accounting experience.
  • Standard Cost experience.
  • ERP/MRP experience is necessary.
  • CPA/CMA certification is a plus.
Qualifications:
  • Must have a strong Cost systems background and have excellent analytical skills.
  • Experience working with engineering and manufacturing personnel on development and analysis of cost standards.
  • Ability to accurately prepare daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports.
  • Extensive knowledge of accounting principles and procedures.
  • Strong Computer Skills in Microsoft Office, Accounting Software, and ERP Systems.
  • Ability to develop complex Excel spreadsheets.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Problem identification and analysis.
  • Strategic thinking.
  • Planning and organizing.
  • Knowledge of economic principles.
  • Ability to meet communicated schedules and deadlines.
  • Able to handle multiple projects in a given time, including during deadline periods.
  • Ability to function as a team player.
  • Demonstrates integrity, is forthright, accepts responsibility, is personally accountable, straightforward, truthful, and of good character.
  • Maintains a positive approach with a can-do attitude. Instills confidence that tasks will be done according to the plan, and on time. Results oriented.
  • Understands and values external and internal customers.
  • Has the will to win, the desire to do well, and strives to be an overachiever.
  • Is forward thinking and proactive. Has the ability to develop an effective plan, and anticipates and prevents problems.
Job Type:

Full-time

We look forward to hearing from you! Please email us at: humanresources@mwwinc.com.