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At Jamestown we are strong believers that happy employees make for happy customers. We want all of our employees to be successful and proud of their work. We encourage creativity and personality in the pursuit of constantly improving. We like to work hard and have fun. And we love what we do and who we work with.

Come join the team. Jamestown's offices and warehouse are a friendly, fun and professional environment. We offer employee discounts, a casual work environment and a competitive benefits package.

We are looking for individuals to fill the following positions:

(Updated 2/06/2014)


Technical Representative
Jamestown Distributors is looking for a Technical Representative. This Tech Rep will provide JD customers with information about our products and inform them of the best way to use these products for the customer’s particular application. This individual will have (or be willing to acquire) an in-depth knowledge of our product line in order to analyze the customer’s requirements and make suggestions for appropriate tools and products to ensure a successful completion of the customer’s project. Interpreting and resolving complex product questions is a routine part of the job. The Tech Rep will work closely with the web development team to ensure the information listed on our website is correct and complete. The Tech Rep will be expected to thoroughly research and resolve customers’ questions. The job includes helping and encouraging customers to use the JD website by guiding them through the process of placing an order.

Required Skills:
  • Ability to use a personal computer, including email, web search and word processing
  • A talent for communicating clearly, concisely and courteously with all customers
  • Boating experience
  • Hands-on experience with marine products

We offer employee discounts and a competitive benefits package.

Please email your resume to employment@jamestowndistributors.com. No phone calls please.


Purchasing & Merchandising Agent
Jamestown Distributors is looking for the right candidate to join our Purchasing & Merchandising team. The candidate will work closely with Purchasing and Sales staff on a range of projects, focusing on inventory management, profitability analysis and reporting. Required Skills:

Inventory Management
  • Purchasing and sourcing various marine industry products for inventory through a complex network of distributors and manufacturers both in the US and overseas
  • Actively find and pursue new opportunities for sourcing inventory to increase profitability
  • Generate quarterly GMROI reports on overall health of inventory and buy lines to maximize ROI
  • Perform competitive pricing analysis on our top competitors to maintain a fair and profitable price to the end user
The successful candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, the ability to pay attention to detail and have the capacity to work independently but also participate in a team environment. Purchasing experience is required. Familiarity with marine supplies is a big plus. MS Excel experience required.
We offer employee discounts and a competitive benefits package.

Please email your resume to employment@jamestowndistributors.com. No phone calls please.



Assistant Warehouse Manager
Jamestown Distributors is looking for an Assistant Warehouse Manager to join our warehouse team. This position is responsible for assisting the Warehouse Manager in all day to day warehouse and distribution activities.

Primary Responsibilities:
Assist with the management and coordination of all warehouse functions, including shipping and receiving, picking and packing, inventory control, store operations and vehicle maintenance. Provide direction for warehouse and distribution staff to ensure efficient and profitable operations. Workplace health and safety and security of the building and stock are included in the responsibilities for this position. This person must act as the Warehouse Manager in that person’s absence.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience Required:
Five years or more experience in warehouse operations such as inventory control, receiving, storage, distribution and retail store operations is required. This individual must possess the leadership, team building and communication skills to manage warehouse personnel. The ability to problem solve, make decisions and work with little or no supervision are attributes of this position.
We offer employee discounts and a competitive benefits package.

Please email your resume to employment@jamestowndistributors.com. No phone calls please.


Retail Store Sales Associate
Jamestown Distributors is looking for a Retail Store Sales Associate for our Bristol facility. Retail sales experience is required and boat building or woodworking experience is a big plus. The successful candidate will also have data entry and computer experience and excellent communication skills. This position requires attention to detail and good math skills. Additional responsibilities include packing shipments in the warehouse during times when the store is slow.
We offer employee discounts and a competitive benefits package.

Please email your resume to employment@jamestowndistributors.com. No phone calls please.

 

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