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The leading model and hobby company in the world, and one of the most progressive companies in the Champaign/Urbana area is seeking qualified individuals for the following positions. We offer a competitive compensation package and excellent opportunities for career growth.
Currently Open Positions (effective April 24, 2014)
Champaign, Illinois Position Technical WEB ARTIST: Join our Advertising Department with your proven skills in web development and graphic design, creating and maintaining web sites for a large number of radio control and general hobby products. Qualified candidates must have a degree in web development or graphic design and 5 years’ experience developing web sites using HTML, CSS and Java Script. Additional skills desired include 2 years’ experience with PhotoShop, Illustrator and InDesign. Applicants should be adaptable, deadline-oriented, well-organized, able to quickly learn new techniques, have good interpersonal and communication skills, and be prepared to keep up to date with web advances and changing technologies General ACCOUNTING ASSOCIATE: Perform all major accounting functions including deposits, expense payables, merchandise payables and refunds. Responsible for various accounting spreadsheet functions and account analysis. Previous experience with Excel required. At least 2 years bookkeeping or accounting experience desirable. Full-time, days. FORKLIFT DRIVERS: Assist with stocking and movement of product. Previous forklift experience preferred, but not required. Full-time and part-time positions available on 2nd and 3rd shift. Premium wages for 3rd shift PICKERS AND PACKERS: Work in our warehouse assisting in the order fulfillment process. Pick customer orders or pack them for shipment. Full-time and part-time positions available on 1st and 2nd shift. Previous warehouse experience helpful, but not required. RECEIVING CLERK: Responsible for the warehouse receipt and check-in process for merchandise ordered by the company. May also assist with unloading trucks. Dependable work history required. Previous warehouse experience helpful. Full-time position available on 1st shift. SECURITY: Perform periodic inspection tours of buildings and grounds to ensure compliance with established safety procedures. Previous security, law enforcement, or military experience or related educational background desired. Part-time position available on 1st shift. Professional TRAINING SPECIALIST: Assess company training needs and develop and conduct effective training programs to maintain and improve employee job skills.
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    Responsibilities include:
  • Assist the Product Manager in all facets of the helicopter product category, including product development, project coordination, and new product introductions.
  • Providing safety and regulatory training and other training for new hires.
  • Perform computer software training and product training.
  • Measure and record training effectiveness.
  • Establish relationships and coordinate training with department clients.
  • Assisting with administrative duties as needed.
    Qualifications:
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience writing and delivering training curriculums.
  • Excellent presentation skills/influential speaker.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to use new technologies to increase training efficiency and materials effectiveness.
  • Proven writing skills.
  • Experience training adult learners in a corporate environment preferred.
  • Bachelors’ Degree in a related field, preferably Communications or Training.


If you are in the Champaign-Urbana area, you may also apply in person at 2904 Research Road, Champaign, IL 61822 from 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday. Those applicants outside the Champaign area may send a resume with salary history to Tower Hobbies, Attn: Human Resources, 2904 Research Road, Champaign, IL 61822 or email us at hr@towerhobbies.com EOE

If you are in the Reno, Nevada area you may also apply in person at 1190 Trademark Drive, Reno, NV 89512. from 8:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m. Monday - Friday.

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