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At Western Power Sports, our motto is "work hard, play hard". We are seeking individuals who are passionate about life and bring that energy to their careers. As a member of our team, you will be exposed to the fast-paced powersports environment, which has experienced explosive growth over recent years. We offer competitive pay and benefits coupled with potential for career growth.

Company Culture

Love the great outdoors? Love riding anything with two wheels? Four wheels? Skis? Based in beautiful Boise, Idaho, access to the great outdoors is just outside your front door. So what is it we do? We like to say “we sell fun.” As one of the fastest growing wholesale distributors of aftermarket powersports parts, apparel, and accessories, we are a group of enthusiasts that work hard, play just as hard, and sell fun products to a nationwide network of dealers and fellow enthusiasts.

Beyond our enthusiasm for the powersports industry, we provide many perks besides easy access to a sportsman’s paradise. Take advantage of a fully groomed motocross track, during scheduled company ride days, at our on-site test motocross track; get in a lunchtime workout session at our state-of-the-art gym facility—complete with half-court basketball court; or, take part in our weekly group mountain bike ride.

What else? Well, in case you haven’t noticed already, we like to have fun around here. We value a casual office atmosphere paired with an intense competitive drive to succeed. We strive to bring our customers the best product, service and delivery in the friendliest, most helpful manner possible—while at the same time having fun and enjoying what we do. Sound like fun? Then join us!

Process

If you are interested in joining the WPS team, submit an application and resume to career@wps-inc.com. Please include the Job Title in the subject of your email and, if submitting a resume, always include a cover letter. All positions require a completed application unless otherwise stated in the job announcement. Current job openings are posted below. If we do not have a current job opening posted in your area of interest, feel free to e-mail a resume for consideration for future position openings. Download our job application (Adobe Reader 7 or higher required). You can fill the application out in Adobe Reader, save it, and then send it to the email address listed above. WPS is an equal opportunity employer and we promote a drug free workplace. A pre-employment drug screening is required.

Application for Employment application_for_employment.pdf

Current Job Openings

Warehouse Operations Manager (Indiana)

Location: Ashley, Indiana
Annual Salary: DOE

WPS is seeking an experienced Warehouse Operations Manager to lead its regional distribution center in in Ashley, Indiana. The Warehouse Operations Manager plans, directs, and administers all aspects of distribution center activities, including requisitioning, receiving, storing, stocking, and shipping parts and materials. This position oversees the enforcement of all warehouse procedures and practices, and will report to the Director of National Warehouse Operations. We are looking for candidates with highly developed leadership and management skills, resolute ethics of personal conduct and the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of employees and personalities, including those with high levels of authority and scope. Well-qualified individuals will have five plus years of experience in a distribution center leadership role, preferably general management. If you thrive as a leader in your field, excel at managing supply chain processes for maximum efficiently and enjoy finding solutions to varying challenges this is the opportunity to enhance your career!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintains receiving, warehousing, and distribution operations by initiating, coordinating, and enforcing company operational and personnel policies and procedures
  • Complies with federal, state, and local warehousing, material handling, and shipping requirements by studying existing and new legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions
  • Safeguards warehouse operations and contents by establishing and monitoring security procedures and protocols
  • Controls inventory levels by conducting physical counts; reconciling with data storage system
  • Maintains physical condition of warehouse by planning and implementing new design layouts; inspecting equipment; issuing work orders for repair and requisitions for replacement
  • Achieves financial objectives by preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions
  • Develops and analyzes production and operating reports and resolves operational, staffing and maintenance problems to ensure minimum costs and to prevent operational delays
  • Completes warehouse operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results
  • Maintains warehouse staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees
  • Provides leadership for and coordinates all activities of the warehouse staff to receive and ship products effectively
  • Maintains warehouse staff job results by coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results
  • Manages the daily operational functions on all shifts, including planning the shipping/receiving flow, troubleshooting quality issues, handling staffing issues, monitoring customer orders and coordinating training to employees
  • Develops and revises standard operational and working practices and observes employees to ensure compliance
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

Competencies

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR:

  • Min 5 years managing a team in a manufacturing or distribution setting, required
  • Bachelor's degree or higher, preferred
  • Demonstrated experience with facility planning, analysis and layout of distribution and manufacturing operations
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of supply chain logistics processes, including demand planning, distribution requirements planning, inventory management and control, transportation and logistics planning, and warehousing
  • Knowledge of current industry best practices in supply chain management to support process improvement
  • Ability to motivate, influence and encourage a diverse group of Operations Associates who have with varied skill levels and backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective business relationships across multiple functions.
  • Working knowledge of how a business is run and variables that impact profitability
  • Working knowledge of effective inventory management and distribution practices.
  • Personal commitment to safety.

If you match these desired qualities and wish you apply, please send your resume to career@wps-inc.com. Be sure to include a cover letter detailing why you’d be a great fit for employment at WPS.