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Current Open Positions for Big Adventures

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Kayak Assembler Position:

Kayak manufacturer in Fletcher, NC is seeking a full time Kayak Assemblers.

The ideal candidate will...

  • Have experience working with power tools
  • Perform well in a team environment
  • Have a strong work ethic
  • Have a positive attitude
  • Have previous experience in a manufacturing or technical environment
  • Enjoy working with their hands
  • Have some experience with computers
  • Have at least a high school diploma or equivalent

This is a 1st Shift position with the standard schedule of Monday - Thursday from 5AM - 3PM. There are overtime opportunities paid at time and a half. Overtime would likely occur on Fridays and/or Saturdays.

Medical and Dental Benefit Options Available if role becomes permanent.


Rotational Molding Operator Position:

Kayak manufacturer in Fletcher, NC is seeking a full time Molding Operator.

The ideal candidate will...

  • Have experience working with power tools
  • Perform well in a team environment
  • Have a strong work ethic
  • Have a positive attitude
  • Have previous experience in a manufacturing or technical environment
  • Enjoy working with their hands
  • Have some experience with computers
  • Have at least a high school diploma or equivalent

This is a 2nd Shift position with the standard schedule of Monday - Thursday from 3AM - 1AM. There are overtime opportunities paid at time and a half. Overtime would likely occur on Fridays and/or Saturdays.

Medical and Dental Benefit Options Available if role becomes permanent.


Warehouse and Shipping Associate:

The Warehouse and Shipping Associate provides support for the Logistics Manager in everyday operations of the warehouse and accessory shipping.

Duties may include:

  • Picking and packing orders
  • Loading and unloading trucks with kayaks
  • Staging product for shipments
  • Packaging of products (box building and packing)
  • Perform general housekeeping duties as assigned.
  • Inventory counts

Knowledge Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent work ethic, verifiable by references.
  • Working knowledge of computers and receiving systems.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to hear and speak distinctly.
  • Ability to lift up to 75 lbs. with bending, pivoting, stretching and standing for extended periods of time.

Job Type: Full-time

Medical and Dental Benefit Options Available.
Paid time off available after the first 6 months of employment.


BIG Adventures Kayak Factory Store Retail Manager:

Job Summary

Oversee daily operations of the kayak factory store and provide our guests with an extraordinary customer experience by sharing their passion for paddlesports and the lifestyle..

Oversee all kayak factory sales floor operations 

Stocking and cleaning

  • Maintain a well-stocked floor with kayak inventory and accessory inventory.

  • Retail buying of paddlesports accessories.

  • Ensure a tidy and presentable floor at all times.

Ensure a Positive Guest Experience

  • Answer all customer questions regarding products offered by BIG Adventures.

  • Embrace a high standard for guest service

  • Ensure the guest is the number one priority at all times

  • Provide mediation to guests or staff when necessary

  • Make certain all staff are handling guests appropriately

Training and Communication

  • Keep lines of communication open with management and fellow staff members

Marketing

  • Work with the sales team to develop POP for an expansive kayak dealer network.

  • Work with graphic designers to develop in-store marketing materials.

  • Work with marketing staff to develop local marketing initiatives and strategies

  • Merchandising programs with the intent of this space becoming a showroom for BA retailers

Preferred Experience

Other duties as assigned.

  • Prior outdoor retail store management experience

  • Retail buying experience

  • Retail floor planning / Merchandising experience

  • Cash handling experience

  • Knowledge of Square POS system

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

Applicants Must

  • Be punctual, dependable, and proactive in communicating work

  • Enthusiastic and knowledgeable about paddlesports - Recreational paddling, whitewater kayaking, kayak fishing, touring.

  • Function as a team player, take direction, and also work independently

  • Be willing to learn about new paddlesports products

  • Be comfortable in a fast paced and dynamic environment

  • Be effective at communicating with coworkers

  • Take ownership of the work you do

Physical Requirements And Working Environment

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time

  • Must be able to lift 50lbs

  • Must speak clearly and concisely

  • Comfortable working in a guest facing position

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