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Careers at Fecon

Careers at Fecon

 

Fecon is a leading manufacturer in the Forestry and Construction Industries for track carriers and attachments. Our international headquarters is located in Lebanon, Ohio and is home of the Bull Hog® mulcher. Fecon is continually adding to and advancing our robust product line. In fact, we’ve recently added an additional 40,000 square feet of manufacturing space. There’s room for you to come and join this company on the move.

Fecon is always interested in speaking with skilled professionals. If a position you’re seeking is not posted and you are interested in working for Fecon, you’re welcome to forward your application or resume to our human resources department for future consideration.

Benefits

Fecon offers an excellent, diverse work environment, competitive salaries, and employee benefit packages that include:

  •          Medical Insurance
  •          Dental & Vision Insurance
  •          Life Insurance
  •          401K Retirement Savings Plans
  •          Paid Vacation
  •          Paid Holidays
  •          Tuition Reimbursement

What Fecon Employees are Saying

Someone recently asked me “Why do you do what you do”?  Simple answer; I have the pleasure every day of doing what I love with a team of folks who give their all to produce and support the finest vegetation management equipment on the planet.

Frank Plotts, Sales

 

Wellness Program

  •          The Biggest Loser contest
  •          An employee-run garden
  •          Green Bean fruit delivery
  •          Lunch-and-learns and several successful associated contests
  •          Walking Club, which uses an outdoor trail around the buildings
  •          Health-conscious events:
    • Blood glucose testing
    • Blood drives
  •          Healthy vending machine food options
  •          Weekly Countryside Biking
  •          Healthy Lifestyle Coaching

 

How to Apply

 

You may download and complete the Fecon Employment Application form here.

 

The application may be returned to:

Email: hr@fecon.com

Fax: 513-696-4431, Attention: HR

By Mail:

Fecon, Inc.

Attn: Human Resources

3460 Grant Drive

Lebanon, OH 45036

USA

 

Resumes may also be emailed to hr@fecon.com

 

  • Management/Professional Territory Manager — North East United States

    Fecon is looking for a quality-driven team member to manage equipment sales in the North East area of the US. This individual is responsible for selling Fecon land clearing equipment and construction attachments to land clearing contractors and construction equipment dealers. This position is home-based with regular travel. This is a hands-on job, working with the equipment and demoing for customers and also training operators. The Territory Manager will occasionally partner with the engineering and production departments to consider revisions and updates.

     

    Our Territory Managers are responsible for building relationships – both setting up new relationships and nurturing existing relationships with our dealers and customers. Additionally, responsibilities include developing sales targets among land clearing contractors.

     

    **Product testing and operation training is a crucial responsibility of this position.**

     

    Skills and Knowledge:

    •     Knowledge of heavy equipment/construction equipment is required.
    •     Two years of experience in sales of construction equipment is helpful.
    •     Computer literate.
    •     Strong work ethic.
    •     Extremely organized with excellent written and oral communication skills.
    •     Must be able to handle cold calls.
    •     Physical ability to safely climb onto and around the equipment.
    •     Experience and physical ability to safely drive and operate machinery.
    •     Must have valid drivers license.

    Benefits: click here to view company benefits.

    Please submit resume and salary history in your email or fax.

     

    Apply by fax: 513-696-4431

  • Management/Professional Territory Manager — North West United States

    Fecon is looking for a quality-driven team member to manage equipment sales in the North West area of the US. This individual is responsible for selling Fecon land clearing equipment and construction attachments to land clearing contractors and construction equipment dealers. This position is home-based with regular travel. This is a hands-on job, working with the equipment and demoing for customers and also training operators. The Territory Manager will occasionally partner with the engineering and production departments to consider revisions and updates.

     

    Our Territory Managers are responsible for building relationships – both setting up new relationships and nurturing existing relationships with our dealers and customers. Additionally, responsibilities include developing sales targets among land clearing contractors.

     

    **Product testing and operation training is a crucial responsibility of this position.**

     

    Skills and Knowledge:

    •     Knowledge of heavy equipment/construction equipment is required.
    •     Two years of experience in sales of construction equipment is helpful.
    •     Computer literate.
    •     Strong work ethic.
    •     Extremely organized with excellent written and oral communication skills.
    •     Must be able to handle cold calls.
    •     Physical ability to safely climb onto and around the equipment.
    •     Experience and physical ability to safely drive and operate machinery.

    Must have valid drivers license.

    Please submit resume and salary history by Email or fax.

     

    Apply by fax: 513-696-4431

  • Management/Professional Mechanical Design Engineer

    The mechanical engineer will be responsible for new product development activities and assisting the lead project engineer in day to day project activities. The activities will include responsibilities of mechanical system design of Fecon products, as well as the implementation of designs. This position includes (but is not limited to) the following responsibilities along with the primary responsibility of subsystem design as well as complete product design utilizing 3D design software. Five plus years experience preferred.

    •     Uses computer-assisted engineering software to design, develop, and/or modify products, applying engineering principles.
    •     Prepares product or system layouts, detailed manufacturing drawings and schematics.
    •     Determines feasibility of designs considering costs, time limitations, planning, and other technical and economic factors.
    •     Analyzes engineering proposals, process requirements, and related technical data pertaining to design.
    •     Analyzes product or equipment specifications and performance requirements to determine designs that can be produced by existing manufacturing or processing facilities and methods.
    •     Confers with research and other engineering personnel and prepares design modifications as required.
    •     Evaluates engineering test results for possible application to development of systems or other uses.

     

    Engineering and Technology

    •     BS in mechanical engineering required.
    •     Three to five years experience preferred.
    •     Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various Products.

     

    Skills Required

    •     Strong ability to multi-task.
    •     Knowledge of BOM’s.
    •     Good oral and written communication skills.
    •     Software skills: Solid Works or Solid Edge; AutoCAD is a plus.
    •     Experience with Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word.
    •     Physical ability to safely climb onto and around the equipment.

    Knowledge and physical ability to safely drive and operate the machinery.

     

    Please submit resume and salary history by Email or fax.

     

    Apply by fax: 513-696-4431

  • Management/Professional Shop Service Technician

    The Shop Service Technician serves conducts repairs and updates on Fecon equipment. Visiting customer sites to make repairs, address service problems to determine service and parts needs, and working with parts, service and engineering to fulfill the customer’s requirements is the bulk and main area of responsibility.

    The Shop Service Technician is responsible for troubleshooting and repairing equipment in house and in the field. Extensive mechanical and hydraulic ability in the mobile equipment industries is required. This can include skid steers, excavators, forestry equipment, fork trucks, semi-trucks, and more. If you are someone that likes to get their hands dirty working on machines, we would like to hear from you. Automotive experience is generally not enough.

     

    Requirements:

    •     Resourcefulness to find needed services and parts in remote locations.
    •     Mechanical aptitude and the ability to MIG or flux core weld.
    •     Excellent people skills working with a diverse set of customers and dealers is a must.
    •     Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) is required.

     

    This job description is a general overview of qualification and duties. But circumstance may change qualification and duties of the position.

     

    Please submit resume and salary history by Email or fax.

     

    Apply by fax: 513-696-4431

  • Management/Professional Product Specialist

    Reports to the Product Manager

    This position does not manage employees.

    The Product Specialist product expert for their assigned products and responsible for managing the product life cycle in processes, assisting in developing sales and marketing collateral, as well as ensuring all product related information is communicated to the appropriate channels. Key performance objectives in order of priority include:

    •     Promotes and inspires opportunities for assigned product sales, market share, and profitability. (10%)
    •     Serves as a Sales resource, directly or in support of others, to assist in meeting sales objectives of the organization. (25%)
    •     Develops concepts and coordinates production of sales and marketing collateral to support sales and promotion of the products (15%)
    •     Gathers information and assist product management to validate product opportunities and execute product decisions. (20%)
    •     Serves as a project resource to drive go-to-market processes for new products and meet organizational goals. (10%)

     

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Other duties may be assigned.

     

    Interpersonal Responsibilities

    •     Assists in the prospecting and the sales process to turn sales leads into opportunities; makes presentations, internally and externally, as necessary.
    •     Acts as the product expert to assist all departments, customers and distributors with product, technical and/or application questions; ensures mutually beneficial relationships are established.

     

    Operational Responsibilities

    •     Coordinates, manages and executes strategies and all aspects of product life cycle management including product creation & development information and data pertaining to go-to-market processes.
    •     Prioritizes, segments, and processes information to internal and external stakeholders to effectively communicate product information to the customers; ensures all product related information is accessible and communicated to appropriate parties in a timely manner.
    •     Conducts competitive analysis and assists in developing strategies to drive product success including market position, product quality and pricing as well as, cost reductions.
    •     Conducts market and voice of the customer research to determine target markets, industries associations and new determine new markets, customer needs and pricing strategies. Shares insights and analysis with internal teams.
    •     Develops and maintains a product database that includes product specifications, artwork and marketing collateral.
    •     Assists in creating existing and/or new product specifications and pricing; collaborates with internal teams to determine appropriate pricing.
    •     Assists in identifying, coordinating and participating in tradeshows
    •     Assists in developing, designing and implementing marketing and training collateral as well as product related presentations for assigned products.

    Organizational Responsibilities

    1. Participates in new product Gate meetings and launches.
    2. Assists Product Manager is gather appropriated data to accurately forecast product sales.

     

    Skills Required:

    1. Microsoft Office Suite
    2. Basic Office Equipment
    3. Bachelor Degree in Marketing or Business

    Valid Driver’s License

    Apply by fax: 513-696-4431

  • Service Field Service Technician

    Reports to the Service Manager

    This position does not manage employees.

    Conduct field repairs, installations and updates on heavy equipment.
Visit customer sites to make repairs and address service problems to determine service and parts needs.
Work with Parts, Service and Engineering departments to fulfill customer requirements is a large part of the responsibilities.
Train customers and dealers on the proper care and maintenance of equipment are also part of the duties.
Additional responsibilities include trouble shooting, conducting product orientation and training sessions in-house and on the road.
Extensive mechanical, electrical and hydraulic ability in the Heavy Equipment industry is REQUIRED.
This can include skid steers, excavators, forestry equipment, fork trucks, semi-trucks and more. AUTOMOTIVE EXPERIENCE DOES NOT MEET THIS REQUIREMENT.

     

    Skills Required:

    •     Ability to travel as required to customer locations (50% - 75% of the time).
    •     Resourcefulness to find needed services and parts in remote locations.
    •     Ability to work with customer and dealer personnel in a cooperative way to get a job or training mission accomplished.
    •     Excellent people skills working with a diverse set of customers and dealers.
    •     Skills to repair the customer as well as the equipment.
    •     Willingness to see problems through to a satisfactory conclusion.
    •     Good organizational and record-keeping skills are a must.

    Must be able to safely lift 70 pounds.

     

    Apply by fax: 513-696-4431