Careers at HQ

Handi Quilter is one of the largest manufacturers of longarm quilting machines in the industry. If you are interested in joining our team please email your resume along with a completed application for employment to:  jobs@handiquilter.com or fax to: 801-294-3011. Please reference the position you are interested in.


 

Job Title: Production / Assembly

Scheduled Hours: Monday through Friday, 7am – 3:30 pm OR Monday through Thursday, 6:30 am – 5:00 pm

Handi Quilter, the worldwide leader in longarm quilting machines and accessories has an immediate, full-time Production/Assembly position available. Handi Quilter is an innovative company that provides quilters with the highest quality products and service. We pride ourselves in having a great work environment. We offer competitive salary and benefits. To apply email resume to jobs@handiquilter.com.

Required Skills:

  • Ability to lift 50+ pounds
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to cross-train and learn multiple tasks Ability to work within a team environment Strong time management skills
  • Good communication skills

Job Requirements:

  • Frequent lifting of quilting machines (50-80 pounds)
  • Organization of inventory used in the assembly process
  • Communication among team members
  • Working while being on your feet for long periods of time (2 hours or more at a time) Working with your hands to assemble small and/or large components
  • Potential of working with power tools or soldering tools Quality inspection of inventory while assembling
  • Quality inspection of machine performance while sew testing Other duties as assigned


Job Title: Shipping Clerk

Scheduled Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Handi Quilter, (HQ), the worldwide leader in longarm quilting machines and accessories has an immediate, full-time Shipping position available. Handi Quilter is an innovative company that provides quilters with the highest quality products and service. We pride ourselves in having a great work environment. We offer competitive salary and benefits. To apply email resume to jobs@handiquilter.com.

Required Skills:

  • Able to prioritize and define workflow and requirements to ensure orders are processed and shipped timely and accurately
  • Ability to work within a team environment
  • Ability to efficiently follow standard work processes
  • Some general computer skills
  • Some problem solving and organizational skills

Job Requirements:

  • Frequent lifting of quilting machines and boxed product (50+ lbs.)
  • Organization of inventory used in the assembly process
  • Communication among team members
  • Working while being on your feet for long periods of time
  • Working with your hands to pull orders, assemble some products and palletize products Potential of working with power tools or warehouse equipment
  • Quality inspection of shipments before they are shipped
  • Entry of information into computer programs (shipping & accounting programs) Other duties as assigned 


Date Job Posted: October 10, 2017

Job Title: Truck Driver/Production

Production hours - Full-Time, M – F, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Handi Quilter, the worldwide leader in longarm quilting machines and accessories has an immediate, full-time Truck Driver position available. Handi Quilter is an innovative company that provides quilters with the highest quality products and service. We pride ourselves in having a great work environment. We offer competitive salary and benefits. To apply, email resume to jobs@handiquilter.com.

Scheduled Hours: Driving and working hours in compliance with DOT regulations

Requirements:

  • Current CDL license with appropriate endorsement for driving a 33,000 GVWR Truck
  • Current Medical Card
  • Annual Driving Record check
  • Two (2) years’ experience in driving a commercial vehicle
  • No USDOT or DOT violations within the past three (3) years
  • Understanding of DOT paperwork, log books, regulations, and documentation rules and drive time
  • Must have at least a class B CDL
  • Knowledge of truck maintenance and an understanding of diesel engines
  • Submit all required DOT paperwork on a timely basis to keep CDL current
  • Submit all expenses and receipts with an expense report on a timely basis
  • Knowledge of Outlook applications, basic computer, and smartphone operation with the ability to communicate effectively through electronic communication systems
  • Clean criminal record and background check required
  • Ability to travel throughout the US, lift 50 + pounds several times within a work day, climb a 10 ft. ladder

Job Duties:

  • Drive trucks to and from events and trade shows throughout the United States
  • Load and unload fixtures, supplies and products at events and shows
  • Assist with show booth and fixture construction, and product set-up and breakdown
  • Assist with classroom and product set-up and teardown, and machine repairs at the shows
  • Knowledge of proper load distribution, proper load tie-down, secure fixtures, machines, and product in truck for transport to next venue
  • Work with show and store management to facilitate the above duties as required
  • Event logistics
    • Assist in loading the truck, counting product, and other duties as assigned by the
    • Administrative Assistant in preparing for shows and events 
    • Proactively and effectively communicate with Administrative Assistant on travel and schedules
    • Ability to run a register system at shows and events
    • Build and/or repair show and event fixtures
    • Assist in ensuring proper maintenance of trucks
  • Work at Handi Quilter in Production as helper during times when driving is not required, as directed by Production Lead
  • Obtain knowledge of Handi Quilter products and professionally interact with customers answering entry level questions at shows and events
  • Other duties as assigned

Customer Service/Technical Solutions Specialist

Scheduled Hours: Monday through Friday, 8AM – 5 PM

Handi Quilter, (HQ), the worldwide leader in longarm quilting machines and accessories has an immediate, full-time Technical Solutions Specialist position available. Handi Quilter is an innovative company that provides quilters with the highest quality products and service. We pride ourselves in having a great work environment. We offer competitive salary and benefits. To apply email resume to jobs@handiquilter.com. This position reports to Technical Solutions Lead/Manager.

Required Skills:

  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Ability to quickly learn and/or use computer programs and quilting machines and programs
  • Trouble-shooting and problem solving skills on mechanical and electronic systems
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong time management skills
  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal)
Job Duties:
  • Answers service calls politely and professionally on a daily basis
  • Takes on-call phone home on a rotating basis on assigned weeks and weekends, answers on-call phone after regular weekday hours until 8:00 pm, answers on-call phone on Saturday between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm
  • Listens to recorded conversations with lead/manager as a means to make phone conversations more efficient and professional in nature
  • Enters case reports with each call
  • Keeps track of open case reports and assures they are properly closed and have good follow-up with the quilter
  • Attends quilting classes to learn machine specifics to better help on service calls
  • Follows SOPs for case report creation and closure, answering phones, standard repairs and other processes as needed
  • Assists customer relations and education departments with technical questions and customers
  • Other duties as assigned


Job Title: Territory Sales Manager

Scheduled Hours: 8 – 5 Monday through Friday, Weekends during shows

Handi Quilter, (HQ), the worldwide leader in longarm quilting machines and accessories has an immediate, full-time Territory Sales Manager position available in the USA. Handi Quilter is an innovative company that provides quilters with the highest quality products and service. We pride ourselves in having a great work environment. We offer competitive salary and benefits. To apply, email resume to jobs@handiquilter.com.

Duties:

  • Ability to find, develop, and maintain new and existing retailers within the defined territory (territory includes six to eight states)
  • Helps create and sponsor special sales events, educational events, and promotions throughout the territory by advising, coaching, and working with local HQ Reps and Accounts
  • Participates in the set-up, operation, and tear-down of show booths run by Corporate or one of its authorized representatives
  • Completes all required paperwork on a timely basis to manage the events, promotions, and shows authorized by HQ Representatives and accounts in the territory
  • Required to complete and submit on a timely basis all expense reports, account reports, and other paperwork generated in the maintenance, management, and operation of the territory
  • Returns all business telephone calls, emails, and correspondence in a timely and professional manner
  • Provides specific information about accounts to other employees as needed to aid them in maintaining and working with those accounts
  • Attends all Sales Team functions, meetings, and conferences as required
  • May be required to perform any and all business duties that will aid in the proper management and development of business in the sewing and craft industry

Requirements:

  • Dress in business casual or business formal attire during work hours and event participation
  • Weekend work may be required for shows and/or events
  • Professional attitude, demeanor, and language are expected at all times during the execution and participation in and during all work related activities
  • Travel is 50 to 65 percent of this position
  • Must be computer literate in basic computer operation, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Experience in multi-state territory management and sales a plus
  • Knowledge of or participation in quilting a plus
  • Should live in one of the following states: North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan, Missouri, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, West Virginia, Virginia