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.
MODEL TECHNICIAN: Repair R/C models and engines, test hobby products, and assist with related questions. Ability to work with hand tools and small parts required. R/C modeling, light mechanical, or experience in small engine repair desired. Full-time, days.
PRODUCT SUPPORT TECHNICIAN: Answer interesting product related questions on inbound customer help phone lines. Good verbal and written communication skills required. Previous customer service experience a plus. Modeling experience is not required, but must have a willingness to learn about all aspects of the R/C hobby. Full-time, days.
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 and CRT required. At least 2 years’ bookkeeping or accounting experience desirable. Full-time, days.
FOOD SERVICE ASSISTANT: Assist with cafeteria operations including food preparation, serving, and ordering food supplies. Good customer service skills and previous food service experience required. Must have a dependable work history. Food service sanitation certificate desirable, but will certify the right candidate. 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
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. Full-time position available on 2nd shift.
WAREHOUSE ASSOCIATES: Work in our warehouse assisting in the order fulfillment process. Pack customer orders for shipment. Full-time positions available on 1st shift. Must be able to lift up to 70 lbs. Previous warehouse experience helpful.
BUYER: Responsible for buying lines and acting as primary negotiator and liaison for assigned manufacturers. Manages inventory levels to maximize fill rates, turn rates, cost of goods and return on investment. Sources qualified m.anufacturers who can meet purchase needs in terms of product quality, quantity and delivery date. Previous retail or wholesale buying experience required along with strong communication, math and Excel skills. Full-time, days.
PHOTOGRAPHER: Seeking an experienced commercial product photographer able to photograph a variety of projects for advertising, packaging and web usage. This position requires a high level of lighting and product composition skills both in studio and on location, set-up and tear down of sets as well as digital photo retouching. Strong Photoshop skills along with college coursework and five years’ experience required. Portfolio requested.
SECURITY OFFICER: Perform periodic inspection tours of buildings and grounds to ensure compliance with established safety policies and procedures. Assist Operations Manager with daily monitoring of employee activities. Review security camera tapes and provide documentation of any accidents or unsafe activities. Previous security, law enforcement, or military experience or related educational background desired. Part-time, days.
WAREHOUSE ASSOCIATES: Work in our warehouse assisting in the order fulfillment process. Full-time and part-time positions available on 1st shift. Previous warehouse experience helpful.
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 email@example.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.