EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Cleveland Golf is a golf club manufacturer that was founded in 1979 by its namesake Roger Cleveland. We are currently regarded as a forerunner in product innovation and currently produce the number one wedge used in the PGA and LPGA tours. We offer great benefits that include health, dental, prescription drugs, life insurance, flexible spending, long term and short-term disability, and 401k with company matching.

If you are interested please submit your resume to HUMANRESOURCES@CLEVELANDGOLF.COM with the Job Title that you are applying for in the Subject line. Cleveland Golf is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 


 

Job Title:  Research and Development Engineer
Classification:  Office Non-Exempt
Reports to:  Engineering Manager
Date:  December 8, 2016

 

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for contributing to the design, development, testing, and commercialization of new technologies and innovations relating to improved golf club performance.
A Research and Development Engineer works with the R&D team to support the mission of our department: to develop best-in-class golf equipment. This engineering role will be involved in a variety of product categories in both a research and development capacity.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES

Essential job duties identified below represent expected duties, though the exact role may be shaped to fit the candidate.

  • Conduct analytical research to improve the performance of golf club products.
  • Use Finite Element Analysis tools to design and evaluate product technologies.
  • Be responsible for the design, development, testing and implementation of various technologies and innovations relating to improved golf club performance.
  • Plan and conduct or coordinate complex mechanical engineering experiments to test, prove, or modify engineering designs..
  • Work closely with engineers, designers, CAD technicians, and Marketing personnel throughout research, development, and product launch phases.
  • Prepare, organize, and otherwise communicate findings in technical reports to management and other departments as necessary.
  • Manage projects, including defining goals, schedules, activities, milestones, and resource requirements.
  • Identifies project resource requirements and coordinates resources with supporting organization managers.
  • Coordinates preparation and delivery of project deliverables, design and engineering documents.
  • Oversees specific phases or aspects of project such as technical studies, product design, preparation of specifications and technical plans, and product testing.
  • Interacts and communicates with domestic and international component suppliers to convey design and engineering requirements.
  • Travels to domestic and international component vendors to resolve issues or release production when necessary
  • Evaluates, approves, and prepares design changes, specifications and drawing releases.
  • Interfaces with management and personnel from other departments to provide status and progress reports and ensure project needs are met.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • None

SKILLS / QUALIFICATIONS

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

COMPETENCIES

  • To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
  • Problem Identification – Able to identify problems that are not readily apparent to most. Convert the intuition that ‘something is not right’ into a firm understanding of what is wrong. Able to convey that problem to others who may not initially be able to grasp the problem or see the merits of correcting the problem.
  • Problem Solving – Resolves the problem in a timely, efficient, and elegant manner. Gathers and analyzes information skillfully. Develops alternative solutions. Works well in group problem solving situations. Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Innovation – Displays original thinking and creativity. Meets challenges with resourcefulness. Generates suggestions for improving work. Develops innovative approaches and ideas. Presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others’ attention.
  • Analytical – Synthesize complex and diverse information. Collect and research data. Translate concepts and innovations into physical designs.
  • Judgment – Displays willingness to make decisions and be held accountable for those decisions. Exhibits sound and accurate judgment. Supports and explains reasoning for decisions. Includes appropriate people in decision making process. Makes timely decisions.
  • Oral Communication – Skilled at presenting information to an audience regardless of size or background. Can cater speech and approach to meet the demands of the situation. Can develop presentation material that provides the necessary information.
  • Written Communication – Writes clearly and informatively about highly complicated technical topics without confusion, spelling or grammatical errors. Presents numerical and visual information effectively. Able to read and interpret written information.
  • Interpersonal Skills – Focuses on solving conflict, not assigning blame. Maintains confidentiality. Listens to others without interruption. Keeps emotions under control. Remains open to others ideas and tries new things.
  • Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities. Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views. Gives and welcomes feedback. Puts successful team above own interests. Supports everyone’s efforts to succeed.
  • Project Management – Adheres closely to project plans and schedules; Coordinates projects; Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget.
  • Technical Skills – Assesses own strengths and weaknesses. Pursues training and development opportunities. Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills. Shares expertise with others.

TRAVEL
Occasional travel may be requested. Likely 1 domestic and 1 international trip per year.

REQUIRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Ideal candidates would have a Bachelors degree or higher in one of the following majors: Mechanical/Aerospace/Industrial/Civil Engineering, Material Science, Physics.
  • Some experience (1-3 years) in Engineering field helpful but not necessary.

 

PREFERRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • 1-3 years of experience
  • Master’s Degree a plus
  • Avid golfer a plus
  • Experience in product development a plus
  • Experience with Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and Computer Aided Design (CAD) a plus

 


 

Job Title: FIELD SERVICE REP
Department: SALES
Location: See below
Level/Salary Range: TBD
Position Type: FULL TIME
Travel: Up to 100%

AVAILABILITY:

2 new positions will be available starting March 2017: Detroit, MI; Cleveland OH

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Field Service Rep will have two primary components:

  1. Provide support in driving sales performance within a territory
  2. Excellent customer and consumer satisfaction thru field activities

The FSR will work with the Independent Sales Rep to partner with retailers from a golf specialty store to a green grass golf shop to deliver the products, experiences and brand stories that make SRX/CG/XXIO the preeminent golf brand portfolio. The team of two will work to ignite the brands and accelerate sales and distribution growth well above company averages. The FSR will keenly understand consumers, the marketplaces and SRX/CG/XXIO products. They will collaborate with the Independent Sales Rep to work on Marketing, Merchandising, Trial, and Product Placement plans for each territory. Responsible for planning and executing marketing campaigns to generate new prospects and improve client retention.

TYPICAL DUTIES:
Typical duties will include, but are not limited to the following:
Ball Fitting Events - technical assistance in providing consumer recommendations on proper golf ball selection Wedge Clinics - conducting Scoring Clinics with local golf professionals to help wedge fit consumers XXIO Experience Days – provide consumer trial events at local XXIO dealer locations Retail Merchandising – updating brand presence at local retailers including POP, inventory, and display assembly Account Development - conduct sales presentations to grow product distribution within a territory Staff Training - conduct education and training events for dealers within a territory Field Updates – provide detailed updates of competitor field information and territory trends Weekly Call Reports – completion of weekly call reports and event scheduling

EDUCATION / SKILLS:

  • 1-3 years of Sales Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Must have golf industry, retail and/or education (i.e. PGM Program, Golf Academy) experience
  • High-energy individual with strong multi-tasking, selling skills, and relationship building skills
  • Passion for the Srixon/CG/XXIO brands and products
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellence at managing multiple priorities
  • Ability to work weekends and evenings

 

 


 

 

Job Title:  Industrial Designer
Classification: Non-exempt
Reports to:  Director of R&D or Industrial Designer Manager
Date:  June 9, 2016

JOB SUMMARY

Perform all necessary activities to design best-in-class golf equipment, including but not limited to:

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES

  • Work with other industrial designers to steer and manage the design process throughout the entire development cycle of the product, from inception to production.
  • Execute new product development activities such as brainstorming, ideation, sketching, market analysis, modeling, prototyping, testing, surveying.
  • Take responsibility for the aesthetics and cosmetics of all products.
  • Design for X: cost, manufacturing, performance, quality.
  • Maintain strong personal capability vis a vis design: drawing, modeling, painting, prototype finishing, metal finishing (polishing, blasting, etc.), and design best-practices.
  • Host design reviews and frequently report project status verbally or through documentation
  • Coordinate work closely with other teams in R&D (CAD, Engineering, Test Lab) as well as with other departments (Marketing, Tour, Operations, Manufacturing, QC)
  • When necessary, coordinate and communicate with overseas vendors and suppliers

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • None

SKILLS / QUALIFICATIONS

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

COMPETENCIES

  • Design - Generates creative solutions; Translates concepts and information into images; Uses feedback to modify designs; Applies design principles; Demonstrates attention to detail.
  • Software – Experience with CAD software (Unigraphics NX preferred), Design Software (Adobe Suite, Keyshot, Hypermove)
  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Project Management – Adheres closely to project plans and schedules; Coordinates projects; Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget.
  • Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.
  • Leadership - Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates others to perform well; Effectively influences actions and opinions of others; Accepts feedback from others;
  • Quality Management - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.

TRAVEL
Occasional travel may be requested.

REQUIRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design, Fine Arts, Product Design, or similar

PREFERRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • 1-3 years of experience
  • Avid golfer a plus
  • Experience in product development a plus

If interested please submit your resume to humanresources@clevelandgolf.com

 


 

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