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PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT POSITION


Company: HearthStone

Job Location: Morrisville, Vermont

Now in our 40th year of manufacturing in Morrisville, VT, HearthStone Quality Home Heating Products stands as a worldwide leading producer of wood & gas home heating stoves, as well as outdoor cooking appliances. With an established tradition of time-tested craftsmanship, our products are widely recognized for style and quality.

JOB TITLE: Product Development/Engineering Manager

Reports To:  Product Development Manager                                              

FLSA CLASS: Exempt, Salaried

OVERVIEW:   The Engineering Manager oversees the product research and development department, working with a team of skilled engineers.  He/she is responsible for coordinating the complete development of new products, supporting continuous improvement objectives, and pioneering next generation technologies. The Engineering Manager works closely with all departments to define product specs and objectives, maintain timelines and project completion, and to foster an innovative culture.  Some Essential Functions and Key Qualifications include:

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

·      Holds overall accountability for all product development projects

·      Evaluates and approves designs based on quality, functionality, manufacturability, and cost

·      Guides project activities and goals of the full product development team

·      Provides design and engineering support on an as-needed basis

·      Maintains knowledge of industry standards and regulations- anticipates and manages for future changes 

·      Investigates applicability of emerging technologies and trends

·      Manages the product improvement and engineering change processes

·      Supports fabrication of functional prototypes, performance testing, and evaluation as needed

·      Oversees completeness, accuracy, and security of product certification testing & bill of materials docs.

·      Updates  engineering software, equipment, and tools as necessary and manages appropriate trainings

·      Provides continuous staff dialog and feedback, evaluating and supporting staff’s professional development

·      Supports  manufacturing with communications and training regarding product design changes

·      Establishes and maintains best engineering practices for team’s consistent and accurate work

 

KEY QUALIFICATIONS:

·      Experienced in supervision of staff and project management (at least 2 years in a supervisory role)

·      Bachelor's degree and  5+ years of applied engineering experience with increasing responsibility

·      Confident in leadership skills including problem solving, analysis, clear decision making, and various communication/interpersonal skills 

·      Proven ability to plan, prioritize, and organize project tasks with an appropriate sense of urgency;    maintaining consistent follow through to balance innovation with product schedules

·      Established mechanical engineering aptitude with demonstrated mechanical, metalworking, welding skills

·      Experience in various welding applications 

·      Fluency with 3D modeling and detailing software- SolidWorks preferred

·      Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite

·      Experienced in use of an ERP system- preferably SAP

·      Able to lift up to 50 LBS and work with various tools in a manufacturing environment.

 



INSTALLATION AND SERVICE POSITION


Company: Fireplace Distributors of Nevada, Inc.

Job Location: Reno, Nevada

JOB POSTING – FIREPLACE INSTALLER

For 42 years, Fireplace Distributors of Nevada, Inc. has been warming Northern Nevada with the hearth industries’ latest innovation and style. Locally owned and operated, Fireplace Distributors of Nevada, Inc. has aligned itself with the top brands in the industry, including Fireplace Xtrordinair, Lopi, Avalon, Heatilator, Heat-N-Glo, QuadraFire, Harman, Mendota, Regency and Hearthstone. Whether you are building a new home, remodeling your existing house, or updating your outdoor living space, Fireplace Distributors of Nevada, Inc. is sure to have something to fit your needs, as well as your taste. We provide professional service to both contractors and homeowners alike. From fireplaces, inserts, and pellet stoves to gas logs, fire pits and barbecues we have you covered. Fireplace Distributors of Nevada, Inc. features Northern Nevada’s largest designer showroom with more than 30 burning units on display.

Position Description:

This position is located in Reno, NV and the ideal candidate will have knowledge of gas, wood, and pellet stove installation.  This employee will report to our office every morning to be given the installation schedule for the day and load up assigned company trucks with fireplaces, stove pipe, and all other equipment they may need.  Installers will spend their days traveling from job to job in their company trucks installing fireplaces throughout Northern Nevada and California.  Our installers work in teams of 2-3 people Monday-Friday, with occasional optional Saturdays, and report directly to one of the owners of the company.

 

Essential Job Functions: 

·         Work with another individual(s) to install electric, gas, wood, and pellet stoves/inserts in new construction and existing homes

·         Install pipe from connection point to stove

·         Develop an in-depth understanding of all hearth products and the installation process

·         Maintain superior communication other employees and customers to insure installations are completed timely and meet quality standards

·         Complete job specific paperwork when necessary

·         Read and understand documents related to safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and installation manuals

·         Communicate with builders and residential customers professionally

·         Other duties as assigned

 

Requirements/Qualifications:

·         Must be able to lift 50+ pounds

·         Physical abilities of excessive bending, kneeling, sitting, standing, climbing, roof work, and use of power tools

·         Be able to work individually or with other team members and effectively communicate with other staff

·         Valid driver’s license and insurable driving record

·         Must be able to pass a drug test

·         OSHA 10 certification preferred

·         Hands on mechanical experience a plus

·         Prior installation experience preferred but not required


DISCLAIMER:  Although we have attempted to accurately and thoroughly describe this position, we reserve the right to change the same, including to change, add to or subtract from the duties outlined, within the sole discretion of our company, at any time, with or without advance notice.  Employment at this company is at-will and may be terminated at the will of either the company or the employee, at any time, with or without cause or notice.  The at-will nature of the employment relationship also gives the company the right to make changes to its benefits, policies, and procedures, as well as employee compensation, generally without employee consent or notice, unless otherwise required by applicable law.  The at-will employment status of each employee cannot be altered by any verbal agreement or alleged verbal agreement.  It can only be changed by a legally binding, written contract covering employment status.  An example would be a written employment agreement for a specific duration of time.

NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive.  Employees may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

HOW TO APPLY:

Email resume to Alana Peavey at apeavey@fireplacenv.com

Contact Alana Peavey at apeavey@fireplacenv.com or (775) 747-1346 x 102 to request an application



SALES POSITION


Company: Fireplace Distributors of Nevada, Inc.

Job Location: Reno, Nevada

JOB POSTING – INSIDE SALESPERSON (FIREPLACE)

For 42 years, Fireplace Distributors of Nevada, Inc. has been warming Northern Nevada with the hearth industries’ latest innovation and style. Locally owned and operated, Fireplace Distributors of Nevada, Inc. has aligned itself with the top brands in the industry, including Fireplace Xtrordinair, Lopi, Avalon, Heatilator, Heat-N-Glo, QuadraFire, Harman, Mendota, Regency and Hearthstone. Whether you are building a new home, remodeling your existing house, or updating your outdoor living space, Fireplace Distributors of Nevada, Inc. is sure to have something to fit your needs, as well as your taste. We provide professional service to both contractors and homeowners alike. From fireplaces, inserts, and pellet stoves to gas logs, fire pits and barbecues we have you covered. Fireplace Distributors of Nevada, Inc. features Northern Nevada’s largest designer showroom with more than 30 burning units on display.

Position Description:

This position is located in Reno, NV and the ideal candidate will have knowledge of gas, wood, and pellet stove operation/functionality. This employee will work at the front desk of our showroom Monday-Friday, rotating Saturdays with other salespeople, and report directly to one of the owners of the company.

Essential Job Functions:

· Welcome customers into the showroom and identify their needs

· Quote and explain products/services to walk-in customers and contractors

· Work with scheduling department to schedule installations

· Develop an in-depth understanding of all hearth products and the operation of said products

· Maintain superior communication with other employees and customers to insure installations for customers are completed timely and meet quality standards

· Complete job specific paperwork when necessary

· Read and understand documents related to safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and installation manuals

· Communicate with builders and residential customers professionally

· Other duties as assigned

Requirements/Qualifications:

· Positive attitude and welcoming demeanor

· Prior sales and customer service experience a plus

· Previous employment in the hearth industry preferred but not required

· Be able to work individually or with other team members and effectively communicate with other staff

· Ability to read blueprints a plus

· Strong mathematical skills

· Must be able to pass a drug test

· OSHA 10 certification preferred but not required

 

DISCLAIMER: Although we have attempted to accurately and thoroughly describe this position, we reserve the right to change the same, including to change, add to or subtract from the duties outlined, within the sole discretion of our company, at any time, with or without advance notice. Employment at this company is at-will and may be terminated at the will of either the company or the employee, at any time, with or without cause or notice. The at-will nature of the employment relationship also gives the company the right to make changes to its benefits, policies, and procedures, as well as employee compensation, generally without employee consent or notice, unless otherwise required by applicable law. The at-will employment status of each employee cannot be altered by any verbal agreement or alleged verbal agreement. It can only be changed by a legally binding, written contract covering employment status. An example would be a written employment agreement for a specific duration of time.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employees may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

HOW TO APPLY: Email resume to Alana Peavey at apeavey@fireplacenv.com 

Contact Alana Peavey at apeavey@fireplacenv.com or (775) 747-1346 x 102 to request an application