Employment Opportunities At Minimizer

Minimizer manufactures its products in the heart of the USA, and has been an American family owned and operated company for three generations. Minimizer takes pride in being known for the toughest products in the toughest industry and also for attracting the highest performing employees within the industry.
If you think that you have what it takes to join the Minimizer team, we want to hear from you.

Current Minimizer Employment Opportunities

Here at Minimizer, we are always looking for good help. If you are interested in working with Minimizer please submit your resume below. We will contact you if we think there is a position you would be interested.

Minimizer is an award-winning manufacturer of after-market heavy duty truck accessories, located in America’s Heartland and family owned and operated for more than thirty years.  Recognized internationally for its unbeatable products and first class marketing approach, Minimizer has been experiencing phenomenal growth and is looking to expand its team of the highest performing employees in the industry! Minimizer has an excellent opportunity for a Manufacturing Technician.

Job summary:

Manufacturing Technicians are responsible for setup and run of various machines; such as, saws, grinders, thermoforming equipment, trimming machines, and lift trucks.

  • Load and unload thermoforming and robotic machines and observes operation
  • Inspects and measures machined product to verify conformance to specifications
  • Hand router fender part
  • Cleans fender parts
  • Inspect each part produced to ensure company quality standards are being met
  • Changing machine tools/molds
  • Learn basic robotic duties/functions
  • Thermoforming Liquid Platinum and TPO products
  • Driving Forklift

Requirements:

  • Excellent attention to detail and safety
  • Good time management and self-management skills
  • Basic computer skills are a must. Position is responsible for entering data into the company inventory system.
  • High School diploma or equivalent

Minimizer, Inc. – Blooming Prairie, MN

Minimizer is an award-winning manufacturer of after-market heavy duty truck accessories, located in America’s Heartland and family owned and operated for more than thirty years.  Recognized internationally for its unbeatable products and first class marketing approach, Minimizer has been experiencing phenomenal growth and is looking to expand its team of the highest performing employees in the industry! Minimizer has an excellent opportunity for Light Manufacturing Operators.

Job summary:

  • Manufacturing Operators are responsible for assembly of toolboxes, welding for standard and custom-ordered fenders, operating mud flap hydraulic press and ShopBot robotic machine.
  • Set up plates and operate hydraulic mud flap press
  • Package Fast Flap Mounting Hardware
  • Assemble poly toolboxes by adding latch and other hardware components
  • Operates plastic welder for standard and custom fender parts
  • Loads and unloads sheet on and off of ShopBot robot, loads and runs programs

Requirements:

  • Excellent attention to detail and safety
  • Good time management and self-management skills
  • Must have a good command of the English language, oral and written
  • High School diploma or equivalent

Job Summary:

The Inside Sales Representative is responsible for contacting inquiring leads to help expand the Minimizer end-user base. Working closely with Outside Sales, Marketing and Customer Service, Inside Sales Rep. will contact end-users for current needs, introduce product options and follow up on company directed marketing campaigns and promotions within assigned territory.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Contact end-user leads generated from Minimizer marketing efforts
  • Generates revenue by communicating value of Minimizer products and closing sales
  • Communicates effectively the features and benefits of extensive line of products
  • Ensures and provides quality service to both internal and external customers
  • Records accurate details of client and prospect interaction, formulates action plans, as needed

Skills and Experience:

  • High School Diplomat or GED Required
  • Bachelors Degree preferred
  • 1-3 years professional experience in sales, marketing, or customer service
  • Requires excellent interpersonal skills, written and oral communication skills
  • Must possess a friendly and professional attitude and be able to quickly develop a rapport with customers over the phone.

Job Summary: 

The BDM will develop and maintain relationships with fleets to positively impact Minimizers sales, as well as, Minimizer’s Distributors/ Dealers. This person will be the primary face at fleets, finding and cultivating new business opportunities and facilitating growth within existing fleet accounts.  In addition, the BDM may be required to help identify and develop new distribution opportunities.  The BDM must have excellent organizational skills, be comfortable in a C-suite sales setting and have the ability to leverage already established relationships with key decision makers and leaders. This high-performing individual should be able to create new and innovative sales programs as well as work with existing customers to maximize Minimizer’s value and opportunities. This includes in-person sales calls, on-site training and technical assistance, webinars, one-on-one meetings, trade shows, conferences and additional fleet specific events.

This position will play a key role for Minimizer in trade associations related to the Fleet Market.

Job Duties and Responsibilities: 

Identify and close sales programs with major truck fleets (85%)

  • The BDM will use a strategic selling approach to obtain fleet customer accounts and maintain them as a recurring revenue stream. This will include working with the broader regional sales team and local distribution
  • Prospect for potential customers using various direct methods such as cold-calling, face-to-face meetings, and indirect methods such as networking and Fleet data reports such as Rig Dig or TDS
  • Identify fleets within a regional area with emphasis on but not limited to HD Class-8 applications
  • Develop new fleet business while leveraging distributors for designated regions
  • Own long-term relationship with fleets that lead to additional sales with new product opportunities
  • Consistently open new doors to new accounts in the fleet community
  • Perform additional job-related duties and responsibilities as they are assigned

Participate in industry events and support various business development initiatives as assigned. (15%)

Job Requirements:

  • 4 year college degree in Business, Marketing or Engineering preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years of sales experience, preferably in the heavy-duty trucking industry.
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Good time management and self-management skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point.
  • Valid motor vehicle drivers’ license with a satisfactory driving record.
  • Ability to travel throughout U.S., Canada and Mexico.

Minimizer is an award-winning manufacturer of after-market heavy duty truck accessories, located in America’s Heartland and family owned and operated for more than thirty years.  Recognized internationally for its unbeatable products and first class marketing approach, Minimizer has been experiencing phenomenal growth and is looking to expand its team of the highest performing employees in the industry!  See our website at www.minimizer.com.

The Designer will perform day-to-day activities within the R&D department: new product development projects, enhancements, improvements, and problem resolution for existing product offerings, as well as research of new methods, new materials, etc. The position will also support manufacturing from a product specification perspective. The position will perform as a project manager as assigned.

Applicants need to be proficient with CAD 3D Solid Modeling, as well as an understanding of Design FMEA and Design for Manufacturability (DFM). Associate of Science degree in Mechanical Designing or closely related discipline or a minimum of two years mechanical designing work experience preferred.

Minimizer is an equal opportunity employer. We offer competitive pay with great benefits to include medical, life, and disability insurance, paid time off, 401(k) plan, and more.

Job summary

Assisting Territory Sales Managers while they are in the office or traveling through communicating with customers, virtual training for distributors, and help manage assigned territory when Territory Sales Manager is traveling.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Answer inbound calls
  • Prepare custom POS mailings for individuals and distributors
  • Assist with Trade Show follow-ups, such as calling leads produced from the show
  • Organize e-mail blasts and any data entry needs outside of normal catalog and distributor leads
  • Assist Territory Sales Managers with projects, events, and misc. NAV needs
  • Conduct webinar training or current or new distributors
  • Assist Territory Sales Managers and/or President with any special sales needs or projects
  • Attend Inside Sales meetings
  • Support sales and company promotions
  • Check faxes, enter orders, confirm orders, process quotes, track orders, and problem solve order conflicts
  • Performs other job-related duties and responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time.

Minimum requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • 1+ years of sales experience
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Must have a good command of the English language, oral and written

Job Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience in the heavy-duty trucking industry is a plus
  • Good time management and self-management skills
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish or French is a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft word, excel, outlook, Power Point and Navision a plus

Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exclusive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Minimizer is the aftermarket solution for quality and dependable truck parts including Poly FendersCustom Floor MatsTool Boxes, Mud Flaps, Truck Seats, Mattresses, Truck Maintenance Productsand other Truck Accessories. Minimizer uses premium materials and robotic production technology to create a standard that allows us to offer the best warranty in the industry.  Minimizer’s innovative products make us stand out from the rest.

Minimizer manufactures its products in the USA and takes pride in being known for the toughest products in the toughest industry.

Job Summary

Minimizer is currently seeking a dynamic and motivated Territory Sales Manager who is able to use experience and talent to expand current business and also increase distribution in an assigned geographic region.

Some of the Territory Sales Manager’s duties include:  managing sales with existing distributors, establishing new distribution, and product training. The Minimizer Territory Sales Manager will be expected to travel weekly within the Upper Midwest territory (states include but are not limited to:  Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Illinois).  The Territory Sales Manager will also actively participate in industry trade shows and customer events.

As the voice of the market, the Minimizer Territory Sales Manager will be looked upon as the expert and regularly called upon to help determine best strategies to generate bottom line revenue.

Responsibilities

  • Initiate client or prospect contact in order to develop relationships that result in continued market penetration.
  • Drive sales by providing distributors effective training on the Minimizer product portfolio.
  • Develop effective business plans, account strategies, territory planning and execute administrative responsibilities in order to ensure a consistently high level of customer satisfaction at all levels.
  • Meet or exceed assigned targets by developing and increasing sales revenue.
  • Represent Minimizer at trade shows, open houses and distributor training events, as well as identify additional opportunities for networking and prospecting events.
  • Manage time and resources effectively, in order for the greatest impact within the territory while working from a home office.
  • Perform additional job-related duties and responsibilities as they are assigned.

 Requirements

  • Minimum of three years proven sales experience
  • Experience in Heavy Duty Aftermarket truck parts is preferred
  • BS/BA Degree in business is desired
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills
  • Proficient computer skills

 Status: regular, full-time 

Work Schedule: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday. Work schedule may vary depending upon business needs. 

 Job Responsibilities: 

  1. Freight 
    1. Unload all inbound freight 
    2. Receive all inbound freight packing slips 
    3. Put all inbound freight into a proper storage location 
    4. Check in all parcel deliveries 
    5. Receive all parcel packing slips 
    6. Deliver all parcel deliveries to a person they belong to 
    7. Maintain locations in racks by resupply of stock 
    8. Maintain warehouse locations by creating and consolidation 
    9. Assist with RMA procedure, putting approved returns back in the stock location 
    10. Maintain outside areas for pallets, parts and material movement 
  2. Cycle counting 
    1. Perform daily cycle counting 
    2. Report findings to purchasing dept.
    3.  Troubleshoot count issues
  3. Material handling 
    1. Movement of all parts from mfg. to shipping
    2. Cleaning of storage areas
    3. Gathering of seats and raw materials from reports
    4. Putting away inbound freight and rma returns

Job Requirements:

A. Must have basic math skills 

B. Must be able to learn forklift operation and successfully complete certification training 

C. Must be a self-starter 

B. Must have job-related work experience 

 

 Minimizer is an equal opportunity employer. Minimizer prohibits discrimination of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal and state law. 

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