Virco

  • PO Box 5000, Conway, AR 72032, United States

Virco is the largest manufacturer and supplier of moveable educational furniture and equipment in the United States for the preschool through 12th grade market. It is a fully integrated operation, with the company fabricating a majority of the parts and doing the welding, assembling and shipping. 

Virco Oklahoma City, OK, USA
Jun 20, 2019
Full time
Job Purpose: Conducts inbound and outbound sales calls to support revenue growth with existing customers and new customer base. Essential Functions:•Sells to customer using various methods including phone sales, online chat and email to meet sales performance goals and/or a quota.•Understand and implement the E-Commerce strategy with a full understanding of all the necessary supporting functions and roles of E-commerce•Follow all processes and procedures for E-commerce and Inside Sales activities •Understand and coordinate web site management•Conduct inbound and outbound calls, email campaigns•Maintains company database within multiple systems •Responsible for the development and maintenance of leads •Works effectively and efficiently with company-provided sales software  Qualification Guidelines: •Must have a minimum of a High School diploma or equivalent plus at least 1-2 years of prior experience in sales.  •A 4-year college degree as well as experience in K-12 educational sales is preferred. •Prefer experience in CRM applications, preferably SAP CRM, as well as proficiency using Microsoft Office (email/Outlook, Excel, Word).•Must have excellent team skills, be flexible, and be able to meet and maintain performance standards including hitting sales performance targets and/or a quota.•Must display the applicable level of “Job-Critical Skills”: communications, judgment/decision making, safety, quality of work, initiative, teamwork, flexibility, leadership, service, motivation, planning/organizing, and job knowledge/skills development. 
Virco Conway, AR, USA
Jun 20, 2019
Full time
Essential Functions:    •Visually inspects and tests machinery and equipment.  Listens for unusual sounds from machines or equipment to detect malfunction.    •Communicates with supervisors or other co-workers to diagnose problems or the repair process of a particular machine.    •Dismantles malfunctioning machines and equipment, specifies and requests parts as needed (following standards established by the organization) and installs new or repaired parts.    •Maintains a clean and organized work environment.    •Researches and creates spare parts, performs preventative maintenance and generates tool lists for equipment and machinery.    •Reports breakdown of equipment and machinery, areas of concern and areas of improvement in a timely manner to immediate supervisor and manufacturing supervisor and/or lead person.    •Cleans and lubricates bearings, gears and other parts of machinery.      •Performs additional job functions as may be defined by the Manufacturing Technical Support Manager or Supervisor.    •Operate a forklift, scissor lift and other related equipment while following all safety procedures.    •Uses a 2-way radio, pallet jack, tape measure, forklift, calipers, hammer, boom lift, and various other hand tools.    •Performs other duties as assigned.    •Works overtime as assigned.       Required Qualifications:    •High School Diploma or equivalent.      •A minimum of two years of related experience and/or educational experience.      •Able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers.     •Able to define problems, collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.      •Able to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.      •Able to write routine reports and correspondence.      •Able to drive a forklift.    •Must pass Virco driver’s background check and forklift driving test.       Physical Requirements: Able to lift up to 50 pounds from knee to waist level. Occasionally pushes and/or pulls up to 50 pounds using some type of moving equipment. Frequently bends and stoops. Frequently walks throughout the 8 to 10 hours of the shift. Must be able to withstand 8 to 10 hours standing on a concrete surface. Occasionally climbs up the ladder. Will occasionally be exposed to chemicals, dust, heat, cold, gas, and/or fumes. Must be able to adjust to normal plant environmental conditions (above moderate heat and cold) and to adapt quickly to physical applications requiring varying motor skills.   Frequently requires 3-6 hours of sitting, walking, or standing. Occasionally requires up to 3 hours of squatting, climbing, kneeling, crawling, or twisting or bending at the waist or neck.    Frequently lifts up to 25 lbs. 3-6 hours daily. Occasionally lifts 100+ lbs. up to 3 hours daily.    Frequently carries up to 10 lbs. 3-6 hours daily. Occasionally carries up to 100 lbs. up to 3 hours daily.  Requires driving forklift, boom or scissor lift. Works around equipment and machinery in the manufacturing area. Walks on uneven ground. May be exposed to excessive noise and extreme temperature, humidity or wetness. Exposure to dust, gas, fumes or chemicals in manufacturing. May work at heights. Use of special visual and auditory protective equipment is required. (Management reserves the right to change, rescind, add or delete the duties and responsibilities of positions within the job description at any time.)
Virco Conway, AR, USA
Jun 19, 2019
Full time
Job Purpose: On floor, bench or conveyor lines, performs diversified and intricate assembly and manufacturing operations on a variety of products.  Lays out and determines operations sequence. Assists and works with different automatic and semiautomatic machinery in the factory as well as performing manual tasks. Essential Functions: • Checks product for quality and completeness. • Places parts in specified relationship to each other. • Performs various tasks and processes in manufacturing environment. • Helps in performing set-ups by checking materials and getting necessary tools and jigs to manufacture products.   • Inspects the finished product for good quality and for the correct color, measurements, label and material used. • Works at different workstations to meet production requirements. • Works overtime as needed. • Works under direct supervision on duties and tasks that are standardized, selecting from written instructions and established procedures.    • Resolves routine questions and problems, referring more complex issues to higher levels.   • Must be able to work in a team of employees rotating various job functions with team members.   • Must work under minimal or no supervision. • Minimizes the scrapped material being produced by machinery. • Keeps record of inventory in an accurate and efficient manner on a daily basis. • Routes product accordingly within the department. Follows all the safety regulations and procedures.  Able to identify potential hazards in the work area. • Able to operate various machines, equipment or tools used in manufacturing.   • Attends all scheduled safety meetings. • Maintains good housekeeping in work area. • Performs other duties as assigned. Required Qualifications : • A minimum of 3 months to one year of prior related experience is preferred.   • Applies basic and develops advanced skills in procedures, techniques, tools, materials and/or equipment, as appropriate to area of specialization.    • Must have good working ability with hand tools.    • Able to distinguish among the different colors available and measurement of products.     • Knowledge of basic math skills, reading and interpreting blue prints, use of tape measure, and knowledge of various machines, manufacturing or assembly processes is preferred. • Must be flexible with required working hours, including overtime. • Must be flexible within the department and willing to flex to other departments as needed ADA Requirements : Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds to chest and shoulder level. Occasionally push and/or pull up to 100 pounds with a manual or electrical pallet jack.  Must be able to withstand 8 to 10 hours on a concrete surface.  Will be using hydraulic and electrical hand tools, such as the pneumatic drill, glue gun, hammer, and rivet machine.  Must wear applicable and proper protective equipment including, but not limited to, protective eye and/or hearing equipment to safely perform job duties.  Must be able to adjust physically to normal plant environmental conditions (above moderate heat and cold) and adapt quickly to physical applications requiring varying motor skills. Occasionally sits or walks up to 3 hours. Constantly stands 8+ hours per day. Frequently bends/twist neck, wrist and squats. Constant repetitive use of hands required. Constantly grasping, pushing, pulling and reaching with hands. Occasionally required to drive car, truck, forklifts or other equipment.  (Management reserves the right to change, rescind, add or delete the duties and responsibilities of positions within the job description at any time.)   Virco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. We encourage minority and female applicants. We participate in E-Verify.
Virco Eastern Time Zone
Jun 03, 2019
Full time
Job Purpose: The PlanSCAPE® Designer is an accredited expert in school design. This position assists in all project planning. Works in conjunction with the Art Director to develop space planning layouts, render environments, and select color pallets.  Essential Functions: •Promotes and utilizes the PlanSCAPE design concept for furniture, fixtures and equipment planning in the educational furnishing market.  •Assists the PlanSCAPE Project Specialist, Territory Sales Representatives and Regional Sales Managers in promoting and selling the PlanSCAPE program. •Provides technical assistance regarding product offerings and sales strategies.  •Assists with tradeshows and special projects, as needed.  •Create drawings in AutoCAD, Revit or other design software (typicals, furniture plans, 3D’s) •Consistent updates to PlanSCAPE Director •Continuous project updates with sales team •Adhere to deadlines of key deliverables •Prepare installation drawings and supporting documents (specs) •Identify areas that need field verification and coordinate actual dimensions with final plan •Create sample boards •Continuing education related to product updates and industry trends •Create specifications (including key schedules and tagging) •Revise drawings and specs when required •Assist with budget pricing •Programming and needs analysis •Develop creative solutions based on customer needs •Space planning to meet the customer’s requests using standards, if applicable •Develop plans that consider ergonomics and ADA Required Qualifications: •Must have a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent plus at least 5 years of prior experience in commercial or institutional furniture design.  •A candidate with a 4-year college degree in Design is preferred.  •Professional accreditation preferred, (i.e. IIDA / ASID). •Good oral and written communication skills are required.  •Prefer someone with extensive depth of knowledge of educational furniture and equipment products and services.  •Must be able to master current design software, (i.e. AutoCAD / Revit).  •Must have excellent computer skills, good basic mathematical skills, good analytical abilities as well as the ability to read and interpret blueprints and schematic diagrams.  •Excellent interpersonal skills, organizational skills and the ability to multi-task many large projects with a wide cycle time is required.  •Must be willing to travel as needed for training, trade shows and presentations. ADA Requirements: Must be able to lift up to 60 pounds to shoulder level, to push/pull up to 60 pounds, to bend, stoop, and/or climb, and to occasionally use vibrating hand tools weighing up to 10 pounds. Will require the ability to sit at a desk, as needed, up to 50% or more of the work hours. Must be able to adjust to applicable environmental conditions, to include changes in temperature. May occasionally be exposed to chemicals, heat, cold, dust, and/or other operational conditions. Must wear applicable hearing and/or eye protection while in the production/distribution floor environment.  Virco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. We encourage minority and female applicants. We participate in E-Verify.
Virco Upper Midwest Area
Jun 03, 2019
Full time
Job Purpose: The PlanSCAPE® Specialist is a point contact during the selling and project development process. The PlanSCAPE Specialist will serve as the space plan, design consultant and vendor partner product expert for large scale PlanSCAPE projects. The PlanSCAPE Specialist will work alongside the Territory Sales Manager and Regional Sales Manager to develop a positive and successful project plan to meet our customer’s expectations. The PlanSCAPE Specialist will also be an expert in a specific functional aspect of school design (i.e. Library, Arts and Sciences, Administration, etc…). In this role the PlanSCAPE Specialist will work closely with vendor partners to develop the best-selling tools for the field sales force. The PlanSCAPE Specialist will also be the National Sales Groups point of contact on all questions, suggestions and recommendations as it relates to their area of expertise, including review and sign off of projects managed by other team members that include complicated non-Virco products within their area of expertise. Essential Functions: •Promotes and utilizes the PlanSCAPE concept for furniture, fixture and equipment planning in the education furnishing market.  •Works in conjunction with the PlanSCAPE Designer to assist Territory Sales Representatives and Regional Sales Managers in promoting and selling the PlanSCAPE program and conducts training sessions, as needed. •Provides technical assistance regarding product offerings, strategies, preparing bid specifications, and preparing budget analysis for customers.  •Industry expert as it relates to the market segment they are responsible for. Including attending market specific tradeshows, workshops and professional development organizations. •Manages assigned vendor partners, along with the Director of PlanSCAPE. •Meets with manufacturer representatives in order to establish proper rapport and working relationships with receptive manufacturers. •Assists with tradeshows and manages large construction projects and related FF&E purchases. •Coordinates projects between sales representatives and the end user.  •Presentation skills to sell, promote and close large scale PlanSCAPE project opportunities and / or conduct sales training opportunities. •Final sign-off on any project or opportunity that includes product in their area of responsibility. This includes, but not limited to, reviewing layouts and worksheets on projects, bids or RFP’s not directly responsible for. Required Qualifications: •Must have a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent plus at least 5 years of prior experience in commercial or institutional furniture sales.  •A candidate with a 4-year college degree in Design is required.  •Professional accreditation required, (i.e. IIDA / ASID). •Must be able to master current design software, (i.e. AutoCAD / Revit).  •Good oral and written communication skills are required.  •Prefer someone with extensive depth of knowledge of educational furniture and equipment products and services.  •Must have excellent computer skills, good basic mathematical skills, good analytical abilities as well as the ability to read and interpret blueprints and schematic diagrams.  •Excellent interpersonal skills, organizational skills and the ability to multi-take many large projects with a wide cycle time are required.  •Must be willing to travel as needed for training, trade shows and presentations.  ADA Requirements: Must be able to lift up to 60 pounds to shoulder level, to push/pull up to 60 pounds, to bend, stoop, and/or climb, and to occasionally use vibrating hand tools weighing up to 10 pounds. Will require the ability to sit at a desk, as needed, up to 50% or more of the work hours. Must be able to adjust to applicable environmental conditions, to include changes in temperature. May occasionally be exposed to chemicals, heat, cold, dust, and/or other operational conditions. Must wear applicable hearing and/or eye protection while in the production/distribution floor environment.  Virco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. We encourage minority and female applicants. We participate in E-Verify.