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Our Culture

For over 50 years, the KC brand has been a symbol of family, outdoor freedom, adventure, quality, and performance. We take features engineered for off-road racing and design them into unique lighting and adventure products used by those who have a thirst for the paths less traveled. We stand for the outdoor enthusiasts - from off-roaders to hikers to mountain bikers and anyone in-between - because that’s who we are. At KC, we adhere to the values of trust, communication, and respect within our work culture as it applies both internally and externally.

Current Job Openings

Digital & eCommerce

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Operations & Production

Warehouse Manager

Customer Experience

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Purchasing

Purchasing Specialist

Brand Marketing

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Sales

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Accounting

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Cross-Functional Positions

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Overview

We are looking for a reliable and hardworking individual to join our team in the warehouse! This individual will oversee the organization, cleanliness and daily functions of the warehouse to ensure that all warehouse activities are carried out efficiently. This individual will also be responsible for KC vehicles and assisting with building / property maintenance. We are looking for someone who is experienced in managing people and maintaining warehouse operations. We are looking for someone who is ambitious, self motivated and ready to take charge!

About Us

For over 50 years, the KC brand has been a symbol of outdoor freedom, adventure, quality, and performance. We take features engineered for off-road racing and design them into unique lighting and adventure products used by those who have a thirst for the paths less traveled. We stand for the outdoor enthusiasts - from off-roaders to hikers to mountain bikers and anyone in-between - because that’s who we are, and we make products that allow us all to adventure further.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience working in a warehouse / shop environment
  • Clean DMV Record with valid Driver's License
  • Able to lift up to 80 lbs
  • Forklift and pallet jack experience
  • Dependable, responsible and hard-working
  • Self-starter with high energy
  • Able to use basic hand tools
  • Attention to detail
  • Management experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Basic understanding of or ability to quickly learn company product codes and terminology.
  • Thorough understanding of warehouse policies and procedures.
  • Good analytical skills and ability to make sound judgments relative to inventory.

Duties:

  • Ensures efficient warehouse operations through collaboration and coordination with other departments.
  • Completes all required management reports.
  • Executes maintenance activities when needed.
  • Researches, identifies, and presents new ideas to improve warehouse operations.
  • Maintenance of KC Vehicles/Fleet
  • Ensures that the warehouse is clean and organized at all times
  • Ensures organization of the warehouse inside and out
  • Cross check inventory as it comes in
  • Schedules and delegates:
    • Building maintenance - maintains Google Sheet
    • Vehicle maintenance schedule
    • Prioritization of jobs for direct reports
    • Part Pick Up Runs (Local)
    • Cardboard bale recycle schedule
    • Incoming Inventory inspection / QA
  • Attends and participates in regularly scheduled and impromptu meetings.
  • Ensures compliance with applicable federal, state, local, and company safety policies.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned
  • Oversees the daily workflow of the warehouse; schedules and delegates tasks
  • Hires and trains new warehouse employees.
  • Conducts performance evaluations that are timely and constructive.
  • Handles discipline and termination of warehouse employees as needed and in accordance with company policy.

Benefits

  • Employer paid Medical and Dental
  • 401K with Matching
  • Vacation Pay
  • Performance bonuses
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health Savings Accounts
  • Critical illness coverage
  • Accident coverage
  • Hospital indemnity insurance
  • Legal services
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Employee Bonding and Outing Opportunities
  • Yoga and Meditation

Eligibility & Application

  • This position is full-time, in our office, Monday through Friday from 730am - 4pm in Williams, Arizona
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Please provide a COVER LETTER with specific details of how your experience or skill-set translates to the requirements of the position. WE WILL NOT CONSIDER YOUR RESUME unless the cover letter provides a detailed explanation.
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What we are looking for

For over 50 years, the KC brand has been a symbol of outdoor freedom, adventure, quality, and performance. We take features engineered for off-road racing and design them into unique lighting and adventure products used by those who have a thirst for the paths less traveled. We stand for the outdoor enthusiasts - from off-roaders to hikers to mountain bikers and anyone in-between - because that’s who we are, and we make products that allow us all to adventure further.

At KC we have a people focused culture centered around our moto of “Defy Limits, Adventure Further”. We the people of KC believe that the quality of our relationships drives the quality of our results. As we build those relationships we will grow together and together we will build a brighter future. Every day we are committed to developing quality relationships by building trust, respect, and communication with each other. We honor our culture by practicing these fundamentals.

Overview:

We are looking for someone who is experienced in this field to support our Purchasing Department. The Purchasing Department at KC is in charge of demand planning and forecasting, sourcing, purchasing and inventory planning. The Purchasing Specialist will be 100% focused on inventory control, pro-active procurement of components based on world-wide product demand and supply shortage, and will develop an expert knowledge in KC products with the focus on providing solutions to support the KC product lines. From sourcing and issuing purchase orders to forecasting and inventory management, the purchasing specialist will support the strategic goal first; to have supply meet demand. The purchasing specialist will take company strategic goals and business objectives along with trends and market analysis to develop well thought out and timed tactical buys.

Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with Production, Sales & Marketing and Product Development to determine inventory needs
  • Forecasting inventory for new product launches and existing products
  • Collaborates and coordinates with overseas and US vendors
  • Assesses current material availability; reasonably predicts future availability based on the market, delivery systems, and other variables. (containers, shipping rates, product availability, trends)
  • Prepares and presents market conditions and merchandise cost reports
  • Prepares purchasing contracts
  • Prepares and processes purchase orders and requisitions for materials, supplies, and equipment
  • Drafts, explains, and implements instructions, policies, and procedures for purchasing and contract management
  • Maintain close and positive vendor relationships
  • Resolves grievances with vendors, contractors, and suppliers
  • Maintains and/or implements purchasing and recordkeeping systems
  • Acts as the company's representative in negotiations with suppliers
  • Coordinates removal or disposal of surplus materials
  • Develop knowledge of all KC products
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Upholds the KC Fundamentals and Culture

Required Skills / Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with proven negotiation skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
  • Understanding of business and management principles.
  • Thorough understanding of materials and supplies used in the company.
  • Proficient with software systems.
  • Contract writing experience.

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field required
  • At least three years of experience in a related field required
  • Experience in the automotive industry as a plus
  • Advanced experience with Excel or Google Sheets (VLookup or Index Match)
  • Experience in the automotive industry as a plus
  • Bonus Qualifications:
  • Familiar with Sage/Inventory advisor or equivalent ERP and Forecasting software
  • Familiar with Google Workspace
  • Familiar with ASANA or Trello

Benefits:

  • Employer paid Medical and Dental
  • 401K with Matching
  • Vacation Pay
  • Performance bonuses
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health Savings Accounts
  • Critical illness coverage
  • Accident coverage
  • Hospital indemnity insurance
  • Legal services
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Employee Bonding and Outing Opportunities

Eligibility & Application

  • This position is full-time onsite in Los Angeles or Williams, AZ with flexibility to be remote.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Please provide a COVER LETTER with specific details of how your experience or skill-set translates to the requirements of the position. WE WILL NOT CONSIDER YOUR RESUME unless the cover letter provides a detailed explanation.
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Hoping for a different position?

Although we are not currently hiring for other positions, we will keep a database of applicants for all positions. Get a jumpstart on the competition by getting your application (composed of CV & cover letter) in today, so that we have it on-hand when a position becomes available.

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Why work for KC?

As a business that remains family owned and operated, KC has thrived in large part due to the drive and passion of its employees. A career with us means that you have a passion for the outdoors, a personal responsibility to do the best in all you take on, and are seeking an opportunity to become greater than where you started. You will join a team where each member thinks like an owner and is willing to do whatever it takes to drive the company’s goals forward. By setting aside ego and being part of this family, your impact will be a direct result of the relationships you build and the opportunity to collaborate with all departments. In return, KC has made it part of its mission to drive forward the success of our employees through training, self improvement opportunities and an open and relaxed work environment with a great vacation policy.

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