Careers at Scosche
Scosche provides the excitement and innovation of a start-up, coupled with the solid reputation of a highly successful, established company. Build your career with Scosche!
Approaching its 36th year in business, SCOSCHE Industries, based in Oxnard, CA – north of Los Angeles and south of Santa Barbara, is an award-winning innovator of consumer technology products and car audio installation hardware and accessories - committed to delivering quality, value and unmatched customer service. We look to find and hire people who are ready to dive in, to tackle an array of challenges and turn them into opportunities.
We are a passionate, nimble, dynamic and fast paced organization.
A primary contributing factor to our nearly 36 years of success is our talented and ambitious staff. We’ve found that by creating an inspirational, supportive and enriching environment, we thrive. Around here, it’s not about fancy titles, strong political positioning skills, or a healthy list of names to drop. It’s about results. We know what needs to be achieved, and we work together to get the job done. Each of us uses our individual knowledge, creativity and resources to come up with fresh ideas and new concepts we can truly own. With that independence comes a high degree of responsibility coupled with accountability for producing results in a timely manner.
- We believe in the power of collaboration—honoring diverse ideas, fostering healthy debate, and inspiring each other
- We are most effective when we are energized and focused. A healthy work/life balance is important and we make time to invest in the things that replenish us.
- Our best emerges from a positive, optimistic mindset. We participate, we are thoughtful, and we strive to make smart decisions .
What You'll Experience!
A fun, fast-paced environment
We’re based in Oxnard, California – slap bang in the middle of one of the most beautiful regions on the planet (if we do say so ourselves)! Just minutes from stretches of sandy beaches, bike paths and hiking trails and not all that far from mountains and desert terrains either, we want our employees to make the most of this amazing location and get out there and have fun. Many of our award-winning products are Optimized for Outdoors™ meaning that they are designed to be rugged and withstand the extremes of the outdoors while still functioning exceptionally well in a wide array of climates and conditions to make outdoor adventures both more fun and accessible.So grab some Scosche gear and get outdoors! We know we’re at our best when we’re energized and focused. This is why it’s essential to invest time in our personal pursuits and achieve a true work/life balance.
Competitive compensation and benefits
Scosche’s competitive compensation and flexible health and benefits programs meet the ever-changing and challenging needs of today's workforce. At Scosche, you can expand your skills through opportunities to work across functions and contribute in a team-oriented, collaborative environment. You'll also experience growth and advancement while building a better understanding of Scosche’s unique products and the markets we serve. Scosche puts professional growth in your own hands by providing the tools, resources and opportunities for you to own your career path.
Interested joining Scosche but don’t see any current openings that match your background? Send us your resume and a brief letter, explaining why you’d be a great addition to our growing team!
Graphic and Front-End Website Designer
Award-winning Onxard, CA consumer tech and car audio products and accessories manufacturer is seeking a dynamic, highly-skilled Graphic Designer with strong web front-end experience. The Graphic and Front-End Website Designer will work on our marketing team and will be able to create innovative, visually-appealing, designs in a number of key areas including online ads, email and the company's website and have the proficiency to program them using the applicable languages and tools.
What You'll Need to Have to Do to Succeed:
• Be deadline and detail-oriented – able to consistently deliver multiple projects on time as directed and quite often under tight timeframes after carefully proofing work to ensure accuracy and consistency
• Able to plan out projects and tasks as far in advance as necessary and then work to the plan
• Solid, demonstrated, Graphic Design and Layout Skills and Work Portfolio
• Creativity - Able to conceptualize outputs for a variety of audiences – consumers and businesses
• Flexibility - Handles rejection and alternative suggestions
• Excellent file management and network archiving capabilities.
• Ability to quickly learn the company’s diverse product portfolio which is the driving force for conceptual executions
• Ability to setup Campaigns in Google Analytics with the properly tracking mechanisms
• Ability to create exceptional web user experiences via design and coding.
• Ability to create concepts by designing rough layout of art and copy regarding arrangement, size, type size and style, and related aesthetic concepts
• Translate UI/UX designs into code
• Work with existing website page code to make revisions as necessary
• Working knowledge of HTML5/CSS
• Working knowledge of responsive web design techniques.
• Experience developing public-facing websites
• Magento experience is a definite plus./p>
• Prepare finished copy and art via Adobe Photoshop, Adobe illustrator and other available tools and works with media outlets and vendors to get the materials staged
• Works cross-functionally with various company departments as necessary
• Graphic Design: 3 or more years of creating an array of work for a business or businesses
• Web Design/Front End: 3 or more years of working on design and coding of business websites
Misc Position Info:
• Position Reports to Director of Marketing
• Full Time, onsite position so you’ll want to make sure that your commute is reasonable and manageable.
• Education: BA Design, Graphic Design, High desired
• Online Portfolio Should Be Submitted with Resume for Consideration
Customer Service Technician
At Scosche, Customer Service is a key element to our success. The Customer Service Technician will work on our toll-free helpline for the 12 Volt and Electronic Accessory products. Take the challenge to be knowledgeable of updated technical data pertaining to all Scosche products and support an array of technical issues.
• Authorize warranty claims in accordance with policy
• Resolve customer complaints as capable and authorized
• Maintain a log for technical issues and vehicle research for Scosche product & applications
• Report findings to product development staff to aid in product enhancement/development
• Make recommendations based upon direct consumer input
• Answer technical questions directly from end-user consumers
• Log calls into the call log database for every call
• Answer technical questions directly from end-user consumers.
• Respond to customer concerns in the most efficient manner, such as email, telephone, live-chat, etc.
• Provide warranty replacement of parts and accessories when necessary
• Process consumer orders placed via phone
• Issue consumer refunds as needed
• Respond directly to customers through website chat feature
• Provide support in other areas as needed
• Assist with quality control and product evaluation of new and existing products
• Three years of experience in 12 volt accessory field or electronic accessories industry
• Excellent communication skills
• Experience in customer service environment
• Ability to read and understand product manuals
• Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook and Google Mail
• The ability to work under pressure
• Customer service orientation
• Be able to work Saturdays
Quality Assurance Inspector
Quality products at a competitive price. Scosche emphasizes quality and we have an opening for someone who can help us continue to provide quality. If you want to be part of a dynamic fast-paced environment, apply for an opportunity to work in the Quality Department as a Quality Assurance Inspector. The selected candidate with conduct testing and identify Products which do not meet the quality requirements of Scosche. Report non-conforming Products and ensure that corrective actions are implemented by the Supplier or PM team. Identify the cause of customer complaints and high-return rate Products.
• Conduct product testing based on standard QA test procedures
• Report non-conforming products to the PM team and/or Supplier
• Request Corrective Action for non-confirming products
• Maintain accurate and up-to- date records concerning all Corrective Action Requests and Test results
• Review Receiving Inspection Forms for non-conformances
• Evaluate new products for conformity
• Conduct product testing as requested by PM team
• Maintain a clean and safe work station
• Study and become familiar with Scosche products
• At least three years of experience in quality/inspection environment
• Strong understanding of automotive and personal electronics
• Strong understanding of testing procedures and equipment
• Good reading comprehension
• Good writing/typing skills
Trade Show & Events Coordinator
Seeking experienced, upbeat, self-starting, super detail oriented, get-it-done-no-matter-what, Trade Show & Events Coordinator. This person will work closely with the Marketing Team to provide a wide spectrum of essential support for trade shows, lifestyle and charity events and sponsorship-related events to ensure successful, on-time, pre, during and post-event planning, execution and follow-up. A select sampling of our major tradeshows include CES, SEMA, CTIA, IFA, Rockstar Factory Racing race events and more. While events will be a part of this role, the position is very much focused on TRADESHOWS! You must be able to facilitate the many time-sensitive and detail-oriented tasks required to successfully make a major tradeshow a reality. So this is the experience we will focus on heavily as we evaluate candidates. We would consider this specific experience far more than a major plus... it is imperative to filling the role.
• Work with marketing team (and cross-functional with many other departments in the company as well as the company’s owners) to coordinate schedules, logistics and deliverables for a sizable array of trade shows and events. Activities will typically include, but are not limited to: booking booth space, coordination of registration badges, managing housing/hotels and other travel arrangements (in conjunction with our travel agency partner), creating sales orders for items going to the event, providing return instructions and paperwork for getting things back from the event, pre-show planning and show orientations, post-show debrief meetings, handling the mountains of paperwork often required as part of the tradeshow exhibiting process, and more.
• Work with vendors, e.g. exhibit house, freight companies, tradeshow management for each show, etc., to ensure timely, cost-effective execution of each show or event.
• Track show and event expenses and assist in complete financial reconciliations
• Ensure processing of show leads and distribution to sales force
• Maintain show schedules, very detailed project checklists and processes through exhibit management software (currently ExhibitForce).
• Actively monitor show progress and proactively seek necessary information and decisions from key decision makers within and outside of the company.
• Other departmental administration duties as may be assigned
• 3 - 5 years’ experience in trade show/events as the primary (or sole) coordinator/administrator, preferably in the consumer tech or car audio arenas, but we’ll consider other industries as well.
• Both domestic and international tradeshows and events experience is a major plus
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, with multiple and changing priorities while maintaining strong focus on timely execution and results.
• Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills with an ability to communicate at all levels of an organization both internally and externally.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Attention to accuracy, detail and timeliness are critical to success.
• Strong organizational and planning skills
• Detail-oriented with exceptional follow-up and time management skills
• Adept at handling multiple complex projects simultaneously under pressure to meet tight deadlines
• We use the Google Apps for Work (G-Suite) (GMail, Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Calendar, etc.) so having solid working knowledge of them is important.