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Our passion is to design and create advanced technical apparel that protects the United States Military and those working in the world's most challenging environments.



Massif® is an industry leader in making advanced fabrics and protective clothing for professionals who work in extreme environments, from the U.S. military to wildland firefighters and first responders. Our mission is to provide comfort and flame protection for people in the world's most dangerous jobs. We accomplish this mission with integrity and a commitment to superior customer service.

The Massif team is hardworking and energetic, focused on doing whatever it takes to get the job done. Our employees appreciate the outdoors and pride themselves on understanding the needs of our customers. Massif is dedicated to supporting its team members' passionate engagement in accomplishing the Massif mission by recognizing the need for work/life balance. Our team works hard and plays hard. We aspire to be contributing members of our local community and our customers' communities, such as the U.S. military. Located in the beautiful Southern Oregon resort town of Ashland, Massif offers a casual, open work environment with personal and professional growth opportunities.



EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Massif is seeking an experienced Planner/Buyer to manage all aspects of procurement, including forecasting, planning, sourcing, and inventory management, in support of the Company’s vision, strategies, and goals. This position is full time and reports to the Supply Chain Manager.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Plans purchases, production, and inventory of products to maximize profitability, based on sales forecasts and historical demand
  • Purchases products to meet Company needs
  • Manages vendor relationships, including quality, price, yields, service, credit limits, and delivery performance, practices and issues
    • Negotiates pricing and terms and supports implementation of agreements with vendors as needed
    • Supports sourcing of new suppliers and manufacturing facilities as needed
  • Works with Design & Development, Textiles &Technology, and Sales teams to implement new product introductions, including production planning, and price negotiations
  • Conducts periodic inspections at manufacturing facilities to confirm compliance with Company’s ISO standards
  • Assists with annual physical inventories at manufacturing facilities as needed
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Performs all duties in accordance with Company’s Quality Management System
  • Occasional domestic travel; infrequent international travel

 

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, or equivalent education or experience
  • At least five years of experience in procurement/planning/forecasting/inventory planning, with at least three years in a manufacturing environment
  • At least two years of logistics experience
  • Strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong negotiation and vendor relationship skills
  • Team-player orientation
  • Ability to organize and effectively prioritize multiple tasks to meet deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to changing priorities
  • Excellent computer skills (Excel, Word, Outlook, MRP/ERP system, web searching)

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

The physical demands described are those required to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This position is primarily a sedentary position, which requires frequent use of a computer monitor and keyboard. It requires occasional standing and reaching. It requires the ability to talk and hear. It requires color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors).  There are no other special vision requirements. It rarely requires walking, grasping, pushing, pulling, bending, kneeling, or crawling, and lifting up to 50 pounds.

This position is in an open work environment with moderate office noise.

 

Massif is an industry leader in making advanced fabrics and protective clothing for professionals who work in extreme environments, from the U.S. military to wildland firefighters and law enforcement professionals. Our mission is to provide comfort and flame protection for people in the world's most dangerous jobs. We accomplish this mission with integrity and a commitment to superior customer service.

 

The Massif team is hardworking and energetic, focused on doing whatever it takes to get the job done. Our employees appreciate the outdoors and pride themselves on understanding the needs of our customers. Massif is dedicated to supporting its team members' whole-hearted engagement in accomplishing Massif's mission by recognizing the need for work/life balance. Our team works hard and plays hard. We aspire to be contributing members of our local community and the communities of our customers such as the U.S. military.

 

Located in the beautiful resort town of Ashland in Southern Oregon, Massif offers a casual, open work environment with plenty of opportunities for personal and professional growth.

  

EEO/Disabled/Veterans

JOB DESCRIPTION:  Marketing Coordinator

CLASSIFICATION:  Full Time Non-Exempt

POSITION REPORTS TO:  Director of Sales Operations

POSITION PURPOSE:  To assist the Marketing team to ensure that all Company marketing and communications support the brand message, all in support of the Company’s vision, strategies, and goals.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Social Media – Coordinates paid and organic social media efforts, including calendar creation and community management (Instagram, Facebook, and LinkedIn) and analyzes social media data
  • Assists and/or coordinates e-mail blasts and marketing campaigns.
  • Organizes and maintains the company database for all marketing content.
  • Gather intel/monitor competition at tradeshows and online presence.
  • SWAG – Manages inventory and ordering of SWAG.
  • Coordinates graphic design and printing of marketing materials with outside vendors.
  • Supplies our Dealers and Base Store Managers with catalogs, banners, store displays, rugs, swag, etc.
  • Registers Massif for sponsorship events
  • Logistics for photo shoots – scheduling, attending shoots, styling the mannequins, ordering and organizing garments, and keeping inventory for future shots.
  • Coordinating disposition of discontinued and seconds garments for employee sales and/or donations.

 

Trade Show Logistics:

  • Trade Show Logistics:
  • Planning, scheduling, registration, reserving booths.
  • Coordinates marketing needs for trade shows.
  • Packing/unpacking and shipping booth from Ashland to shows/events.
  • Attending/assisting at our larger trade shows.
  • Assists with shipping needs as requested.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Performs all duties in accordance with Company’s Quality Management System.
  • Some domestic travel required.

 

COMPETENCIES:

  • Ability to build and maintain relationships.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Friendly demeanor, easy to approach, energetic.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Team-player orientation.
  • Ability to organize and effectively prioritize multiple tasks to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent computer skills (MS Office, Google Docs, Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Lightroom), and Email Campaigns (Klaviyo, Mail Chimp, etc.).

MIMIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing or Communications, or equivalent education or experience
  • At least 2-3 years of marketing experience

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

The physical demands described are those required to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This position is primarily a sedentary position, which requires frequent use of a computer monitor and keyboard. It requires frequent standing.  It requires occasional walking, reaching, and lifting up to 30 pounds. It requires the ability to talk and hear. There are no special vision requirements.  It rarely requires grasping, pushing, pulling, climbing, or bending.

This position is in an open work environment with moderate office noise.

This position occasionally requires driving a rental vehicle while traveling on Company business. 

Please apply through https://www.massif.com/careers and send a resume and cover letter to jobs@massif.com .  All applicants must fill out and submit the EEO and Veteran Status Survey (Click here) and Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability (Click here). Answer the survey questions, click continue at the bottom of the page, and then click submit.  The completed survey will be forwarded to us automatically.

 

This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed.  It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of duties and responsibilities and the Company reserves the right to change job duties and responsibilities at any time.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Purchasing Manager - Apparel

CLASSIFICATION:    Full Time Exempt

POSITION REPORTS TO: Supply Chain Director

POSITION PURPOSE: To analyze inventory and demand trends to help develop garment and trims purchasing strategies. Manage garment and trim vendors relationships and production, liaise with internal teams regarding meeting demand needs, inventory management, and oversees Supply Chain purchasing team and their daily activities in support of the Company’s vision, strategies, and goals

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Leads, manages, and mentors Supply Chain team Planner/Buyers, Assistant Buyers and Assistants
  • Coordinates with Manufacturing Director to process and maintain purchases of finished products to maximize profitability and assure consistent supply.
    • Plans and manages inventory, dispositions, and obsolescence based on new product implementations and engineering change orders
    • Places and manages purchase orders for finished products
  • Manages garment vendor relationships, including quality, price, yields, service, and delivery performance, and issues
    • Negotiates pricing and terms and implements agreements with vendors as needed
    • Analyzes vendor costs, yields, inventory, backorders, and manufacturing trends to improve Company profitability
    • Analyzes backorders and communicates with Customer Service team regarding delivery timelines via leading weekly Back Order Meeting.
    • Oversees the maintenance of accurate open purchase order data in NetSuite, monitoring ongoing demand, to coordinate with Manufacturing Director for adjustments of production plans
  • Oversees purchases of trims and finished products to meet demand
    • Oversees the maintenance of accurate open purchase order data, monitoring ongoing demand, to coordinate with Manufacturing Director for adjustments of production plans

 

  • Assists with the selection and approval of new garment and trim vendors proposed by Manufacturing Director, Supply Chain Planner/Buyers and Design and Development
  • Works with Manufacturing Director to support implementation of new product introductions, including production planning, sourcing of manufacturing facilities, and price negotiations
  • Conducts periodic inspections at suppliers to confirm compliance with Company’s ISO standards as needed
  • Oversees annual physical inventories at manufacturing facilities as needed
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Performs all duties in accordance with Company’s Quality Management System
  • Occasional domestic travel; infrequent international travel

COMPETENCIES:

  • Excellent understanding of Bill of Material structure and multi-site inventory and manufacturing planning management
  • Deep understanding of Purchasing/Inventory methodologies and forecasting analysis
  • Strong project management skills
  • Team management, delegation, professional development skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills
  • Sound judgment
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Team-player orientation
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to changing priorities
  • Excellent computer skills (Excel, Word, Outlook, MRP/ERP system, web searching)
  • Experience with NetSuite preferred

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, or equivalent education or experience
  • At least five years of experience in procurement/forecasting/inventory planning for Apparel manufacturing, domestic supply chain experience a plus.
  • At least two years of logistics experience
  • At least two years of experience managing people

 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

The physical demands described are those required to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This position is primarily a sedentary position, which requires frequent use of a computer monitor and keyboard. It requires occasional standing and reaching. It requires the ability to talk and hear. It requires color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors).  There are no other special vision requirements. It rarely requires walking, grasping, pushing, pulling, climbing, bending, stooping, kneeling, or crawling, and lifting up to 50 pounds.

This position is in an open work environment with moderate office noise.

This position occasionally requires driving a rental vehicle while traveling on Company business. 

This position occasionally requires visits to manufacturing facilities, which may result in exposure to a variety of environments, conditions, and/or hazards which are not customarily part of the employee’s work environment, such as extreme temperatures, moving equipment, vapors, chemicals, and noises and vibrations. 

 


HOW TO APPLY

Please send a cover letter, resume, and three business references in MS Word to jobs@massif.com.

All applicants must fill out and submit the EEO and Veteran Status Survey (Click here) and Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability (Click here). Answer the survey questions, click continue at the bottom of the page, and then click submit.  The completed survey will be forwarded to us automatically.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran and are unable or limited in your ability to submit an application as instructed, you may request reasonable accommodations by contacting the Human Resources Department at 541-488-0801 or  jobs@massif.com.

Notice of Applicant Rights: Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Employment Opportunity Supplement

Massif is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Note: Massif does not accept unsolicited applications or resumes.


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