SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGER 

ETS is seeking a Supply Chain Manager to support manufacturing of innovative agricultural equipment.

ABOUT

Environmental Tillage Systems, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of conservation tillage and nutrient management equipment, which enhances soil productivity and farm profitability. The SoilWarrior system sets the standard for in-field performance, machine durability, and ease of operation. For more information, visit soilwarrior.com.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Supply Chain Manager will ensure that sufficient raw materials and other necessary items are procured and ready to create finished products according to specifications and schedules. This position will be responsible for the traditional, transactional functions such as forecasting inventory, vendor management, negotiating pricing, etc.; as well as managing buyers. The Supply Chain Manager is expected to play a key role as part of the management team implementing and improving more sophisticated, strategic supply chain processes; including full and effective MRP system utilization, parts storage and flow systems, etc.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Compliance with purchasing policies.
  • Assisting in compiling information on inventory values.
  • Solving problems resulting from material shortages and identifying root causes and solutions.
  • Developing new supply sources where vendors are inadequate.
  • Working with the Financial Controller to establish payment terms, and more.
  • Participate in APICS and Epicor Users Groups.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, communication, and interpersonal-relations skills.
  • Self-motivated, detailed, well organized and a team player.
  • A solid understanding of product development from initial design concept through production release
REQUIREMENTS
  • Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in supply/inventory planning, business, logistics, or equivalent experience is preferred. APICS certification preferred.
  •  Five or more years related inventory or production planning experience.
  • Two or more years of logistics supervision experience.
  • Manufacturing background with MRP experience (EPICOR preferable).
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel.

BENEFITS
Health and disability insurance, 401K, and paid vacation time.

APPLICATION DEADLINE ANF CONTACT INFORMATION
Application will be accepted until January 17th, 2022. Please email a resume and a short cover letter explaining your interest to Tony Thompson at info@soilwarrior.com.


ETS MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS INTERNSHIP

Environmental Tillage Systems is seeking a Marketing and Communications Intern for mid-May through September 2022. The position is based in Faribault, MN and will report to the Marketing & Communications Director.

ABOUT

Environmental Tillage Systems, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of conservation tillage and nutrient management equipment, which enhances soil productivity and farm profitability. The SoilWarrior system sets the standard for in-field performance, machine durability, and ease of operation. For more information, visit soilwarrior.com.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

As the Marketing & Communications Intern, you will have the exciting opportunity to contribute to the growth of our company. You will be aligned with ETS’s sales and marketing team to execute challenging assignments. Contribute to key marketing goals including increased brand awareness, lead generation and content engagement. You will also attend tradeshows and events, interact with customers and prospects, and assist with social media management. Are you ready to join a growing company and make a real impact? Join us today!

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Passionate about agriculture.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently, solve problems, and meet deadlines.
  • Precise attention to detail and highly organized.
  • Able to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Positive attitude and drive to provide excellent customer service.
  • Experience with marketing communications tools and social media platforms.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Pursuing a bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications or a related field.
  • Knowledge of the agriculture industry and experience with social media management a plus.
  • Availability to work part-time and travel 1-2 days/week in September preferred.

APPLICATION DEADLINE & CONTACT INFORMATION

Please email a resume and short cover letter explaining your interest to Caitlin Keck, Marketing and Communications Director, at info@soilwarrior.com by Friday, December 10, 2021.  


ETS ENGINEERING INTERNSHIP

Environmental Tillage Systems is seeking an Engineering Intern for summer 2022. The position is based in Faribault, MN

ABOUT

Environmental Tillage Systems, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of conservation tillage and nutrient management equipment, which enhances soil productivity and farm profitability. The SoilWarrior system sets the standard for in-field performance, machine durability, and ease of operation. For more information, visit soilwarrior.com.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

This internship will focus on all aspects of engineering of the SoilWarrior product line.  Duties may include prototyping, light assembly, field testing (and associated travel), documentation of assembly processes and systems. The selected person should also establish personal goals he or she would like to accomplish during this internship. We will make every effort to provide opportunities to achieve these goals.

CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be interested in our business and working with agricultural equipment
  • Must be pursuing degree in mechanical or agricultural engineering, precision agriculture or related technology field
  • Must have completed at least sophomore-level classes, heading into junior or senior year of college
  • Must have basic computer skills and some CAD modeling experience
  • Must have local living accommodations; ETS will not pay for travel or relocation

APPLICATION INFORMATION

Please email a resume and a brief description about why you’re interested in an internship to: Spencer Grimm- info@soilwarrior.com. Questions can be directed to Spencer or by calling 507-332-2231.



SERVICE TECHNICIAN

Environmental Tillage Systems is seeking a service technician to service and maintain all ETS products and provide client support.

POSITION DESCRIPTION
ETS Service Technicians provide professional and prompt support to new and existing clients. Their primary role is to safely, accurately, and efficiently maintain ETS equipment lines, which include the SoilWarrior®, SoilWarrior Edge™ and ZoneNinja®. Technicians are also expected to be ambassadors of the ETS brand and provide support to other areas of the company as needed. Workload varies throughout the year and may include nights and weekends. The candidate must be able to travel for multiple days during peak times of the year.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Analyze work orders and assist service manager in planning travel schedule.
  • Investigate service and warranty claims. Diagnose errors and technical problems. Determine proper solutions.
  • Manage onsite set-up of new machines and installation of technology.
  • Repair and maintain equipment as needed.
  • Document services performed in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Transport machines and vehicles as needed.
  • Maintain ETS-supplied vehicle and service trailer. Ensure equipment and tools remain in clean, professional condition, and are maintained according to manufacturer recommendations.
  • Develop and cultivate good client relationships. Build trust by keeping service information confidential.
  • Support research and development of new and existing products.
  • Operate all vehicles and handle tools in a safe manner.
  • Support Regional Sales Managers with demonstrations, tradeshows, events, and transportation of equipment and/or show materials.
  • Seek out and participate in professional development opportunities.
  • Follow company processes, policies, and procedures as outlined in the employment handbook.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum AAS (2-year) technical degree or same years of related experience.
  • Possess or willing to obtain forklift operator certification and Class A CDL.
  • Experience working with precision ag technology.
  • Ability to think critically and implement solutions.
  • Strong written and verbal communication.
  • Works well independently and with team.
  • Knowledge of agriculture and row crops.
BENEFITS
Health and disability insurance, 401K, and paid vacation time. Technicians are also provided with a truck, trailer, and tools.

LOCATION
ETS is located in Faribault, Minnesota. This position services customers based out of Faribault.

APPLICATION AND CONTACT INFORMATION
Please email a resume and a short cover letter explaining your interest to Service Manager Mark Hewitt at info@soilwarrior.com.