Careers at ARS

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Why Choose ARS?

At ARS, we know that company culture isn't defined by ping pong tables in the break room or gimmicky "team building" activities. It's all about how you treat people. We believe people matter and that Respect for customers, vendors, and each other is one of our most important core values as a business. We all have a different job to do, different strengths and weaknesses, but what connects and strengthens our team is our commitment to Excellence. Understanding this commitment allows us to build lasting professional relationships and work towards our shared goals.

ARS offers a rewarding career to help you build your future success. We believe that Honesty and giving valuable feedback to our employees is important for growth in their current position and when they move up in our company. We encourage employees' professional development both in and out of the workplace and believe that if we treat our employees well, they will do the same for our vendors and customers.

Open Positions

+Arizona Positions
HR Generalist | Phoenix Corporate Office
What we are looking for:

American Refrigeration Supplies, Inc. is a wholesale A/C, heating and refrigeration company and we have been doing business for more than 80 years! We are growing rapidly across the country and so is our HR Team.

We are looking for a solid HR candidate who wants to grow with us and help create a team that launches to the next level of service to our employees.

This HR Generalist position is full-time in office, Monday to Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

What you will be doing:

o Interprets and administers Human Resources policies and programs to ensure positive employee experience in line with company procedures as well as regulatory compliance.
o Partner across various HR specialty areas throughout employee life cycle and progression, to ensure positive employee experience; this includes but is not limited to new hire orientation, employee engagement initiatives, employee relations, conflict resolution, and off-boarding (exit interviews).
o Assist in coordinating, planning, and facilitating strategic employee initiatives set by leadership for the Company, including career development, stay interviews, development and learning, community service, workforce development, and other related duties as assigned
o Assists manager/leaders in identifying, documenting, and communicating deficiencies in performance. Assist in generating disciplinary action plans and provides feedback to leaders prior to communicating with employees.
o Responds to general employee relations issues escalating more complex cases to HR Manager
o Communicates with employees as required in resolving conflicts and acting as a mediator in facilitating resolution.
o Coordinate employee engagement efforts including, but not limited to wellness programs, engagement surveys, special events, and employee recognition programs.
o Manage and ensure up-to-date HR records to include HR electronic files, job descriptions, I-9/E-Verify process/documents, and driver records
o Assist Recruiter with recruiting efforts as needed including sourcing, job postings/advertisements, scheduling interviews, and interviewing.
o Request, coordinate and process documentation in unemployment, workers' compensation, disability claims and other leaves of absence.
o Responsible for the appropriate and accurate reporting of benefit eligibility reminders, monthly enrollments and approvals in Paycom, COBA notices and related enrollment, etc.
o Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements and advising management on needed actions.
o Coordinate the review of HR reports on agreed frequency to identify trends and partner with the HR Manager to address gaps or implement process improvements.
o Enhances department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; and exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
o Protects the organization's value by keeping information confidential.
o Takes initiative to get involved with other special HR projects including, Lunch and Learns, Document Management, internal audits, and Safety Process
o Other HR administrative duties as needed.

What we are looking for:

o Associates/bachelor's degree preferred OR 5 plus years HR experience and
o HR Certification is required
o Experience with coaching and supporting mid-level managers on HR policy & procedures
o Multitasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks and get things done
o Experience with problem solving and conflict resolution
o Strong knowledge of Federal and State employment labor laws in multiple states
o Professional attitude and appearance
o Solid written and verbal communication skills
o Ability to be resourceful and proactive when issues arise
o Ability to build strong relationships
o Ability to execute daily tasks with minimal supervision
o In office position with ability to earn flex work option after proven performance

How To Apply:

To apply for any of the open positions, please download the application. Once filled out and signed, please send your application and current resume to our confidential HR email at: ARS-Careers@arsnet.com

Territory Manager | Tucson
What we are looking for:

American Refrigeration Supplies, Inc. is one of the largest wholesale distributors of A/C and heating equipment, accessories and supplies and we have been serving our customers for over 84 years.

We are a part of the Kitchell Family of Companies since 1978. We operate in seven different states and are experiencing growth.

We are seeking a motivated and results-driven Territory Sales Manager to join our team for our growing Southwest Business Region with focus on Greater Tucson, Marana, and Oro Valley. This position is full-time (typically 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.).

About the Position:
As a Territory Sales Manager, you will be responsible for generating sales and margin growth within your assigned territory. Identify and develop new business opportunities with existing customers. Generate new customer business by contacting leads and following through on quotes and all customer interaction. Regularly visiting, cold calling and collaborating with customer base accounts, new leads, and new potential accounts.

Primary Duties:
o Develop and execute sales and strategies to meet and exceed targets.
o Build and maintain strong relationships with clients and prospects by conducting consistent check-in calls and regular follow up
o Identify new business opportunities and expand existing accounts
o Develop and open new accounts by consistently cold calling to provide new solutions and offering product and business development support
o Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure customer satisfaction
o Perform regular reports on sales performance and market trends
o Complete sales log and other supporting documents on prospects
o Working with VP of Sales on pricing and other important details to gain market leverage
o Other duties as assigned.
Required Experience:
o A minimum of 5 or more years of HVAC/R industry experience
o 3 or more years of Sales or Sales Management experience
o Experience with refrigeration equipment (Russell, Larkin, Copeland or other similar brand) preferred, but not required
o Experience with box load programs preferred, but not required
Abilities and Skills:
o Ability to maintain a valid driver's license
o Must be able to communicate well with others
o Ability to handle multiple tasks
o Ability to prioritize and manage time well
o Ability to be self-starting
o Frequent Travel is REQUIRED
o Strong computer knowledge including MS Office
o Basic typing/10-key skills
o CRM Experience

How To Apply:

To apply for any of the open positions, please download the application. Once filled out and signed, please send your application and current resume to our confidential HR email at: ARS-Careers@arsnet.com

Warehouse / Driver | Casa Grande
What we are looking for:

American Refrigeration Supplies, Inc. is a wholesale A/C, heating and refrigeration company and we have been doing business for 80 years! We are looking for the right person to join our 80-year legacy!

This position will deliver AC and Refrigeration parts and supplies as well as complete daily warehouse assignments for our busy HVAC branch! It's a full-time position, Monday to Friday typically 8:00am - 5:00pm.

What you will be doing:

o Pull and prepare customer orders for delivery
o Load and unload vehicle, ensuring cargo properly secured
o Deliver products to customer locations in a timely manner
o Delivery to customer ensuring order accuracy
o Collect on unpaid orders and shipments as needed
o Inspect and monitor delivery vehicle
o Maintain accurate inventory of packages and materials
o Assist in warehouse putting away inventory, organizing parts, preparing orders for next day, replenish bins etc.
o Other Duties as assigned

What we are looking for:

o Experience in delivery driving, know local area well
o Forklift Experience
o Positive attitude is a must
o Excellent customer service
o Clean driving record, must be at least 20 years old
o Ability to handle physical workload and lift up to 50 lbs.
o Ability to work in a detail oriented and fast paced environment
o Ability to handle money and collect payments from customers
o Ability to work in the heat, especially during the summer months

How To Apply:

To apply for any of the open positions, please download the application. Once filled out and signed, please send your application and current resume to our confidential HR email at: ARS-Careers@arsnet.com

Warehouse Associate | Casa Grande
What we are looking for:

American Refrigeration Supplies, Inc. is a wholesale distributor of A/C and heating equipment, accessories and supplies and we have been serving our customers for over 80 years. We are looking for an energetic Warehouse Associate to join our 80+ year legacy and contribute to our continued success for years to come. If you are enthusiastic, have a "can do" attitude and excellent customer service skills, we encourage you to apply!

This position will sort, pick and pack AC and Refrigeration parts and supplies as well as complete daily warehouse assignments for our busy HVAC/R branch!

Primary Job Duties:

o Stock HVAC parts in warehouse; ensuring all items are in correct bin
o Follow supervisors' directions to ensure following correct put away instructions
o Assist in loading and unloading of all trucks
o Report any order issues or shorts to Manager
o Quality control on all items going out for on orders:
o Inspection of all inventory ensuring accuracy of pick list
o Ensure warehouse is in proper order (clean, debris picked up, forklifts in proper charging area etc.) before the end of each shift
o Clean and sanitize restrooms and counter areas
o Safe operation of forklifts and pallet jacks (after training)
o Follow the PWM's (Preferred Work Methods) for warehouse
o Ensure all Safety Procedures followed
o Wears proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
o Additional duties as assigned by Manager

What we are looking for:

o Sit Down Forklift Experience (preferred not required)
o Positive attitude is a must
o Excellent customer service
o Ability to handle physical workload and lift up to 50 lbs.
o Ability to work in a detail oriented and fast paced environment
o Ability to handle money and collect payments from customers
o Ability to work in the heat, especially during the summer months

How To Apply:

To apply for any of the open positions, please download the application. Once filled out and signed, please send your application and current resume to our confidential HR email at: ARS-Careers@arsnet.com

Warehouse Associate | Phoenix
What we are looking for:

American Refrigeration Supplies, Inc. is a wholesale distributor of A/C and heating equipment, accessories and supplies and we have been serving our customers for over 80 years. We are looking for an energetic Warehouse Associate to join our 80+ year legacy and contribute to our continued success for years to come. If you are enthusiastic, have a "can do" attitude and excellent customer service skills, we encourage you to apply!

This position will sort, pick and pack AC and Refrigeration parts and supplies as well as complete daily warehouse assignments for our busy HVAC/R branch!

Primary Job Duties:

o Stock HVAC parts in warehouse; ensuring all items are in correct bin
o Follow supervisors' directions to ensure following correct put away instructions
o Assist in loading and unloading of all trucks
o Report any order issues or shorts to Manager
o Quality control on all items going out for on orders:
o Inspection of all inventory ensuring accuracy of pick list
o Ensure warehouse is in proper order (clean, debris picked up, forklifts in proper charging area etc.) before the end of each shift
o Clean and sanitize restrooms and counter areas
o Safe operation of forklifts and pallet jacks (after training)
o Follow the PWM's (Preferred Work Methods) for warehouse
o Ensure all Safety Procedures followed
o Wears proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
o Additional duties as assigned by Manager

What we are looking for:

o Sit Down Forklift Experience (preferred not required)
o Positive attitude is a must
o Excellent customer service
o Ability to handle physical workload and lift up to 50 lbs.
o Ability to work in a detail oriented and fast paced environment
o Ability to handle money and collect payments from customers
o Ability to work in the heat, especially during the summer months

How To Apply:

To apply for any of the open positions, please download the application. Once filled out and signed, please send your application and current resume to our confidential HR email at: ARS-Careers@arsnet.com

+Utah Positions
Warehouse / Driver | St. George
What we are looking for:

American Refrigeration Supplies, Inc. is a wholesale A/C, heating and refrigeration company and we have been doing business for 80 years! We are looking for the right person to join our 80-year legacy!

This position will deliver AC and Refrigeration parts and supplies as well as complete daily warehouse assignments for our busy HVAC branch!

It's a full-time position, Monday to Friday typically 8:00am - 5:00pm.

What you will be doing:

o Pull and prepare customer orders for delivery
o Load and unload vehicle, ensuring cargo properly secured
o Deliver products to customer locations in a timely manner
o Delivery to customer ensuring order accuracy
o Collect on unpaid orders and shipments as needed
o Inspect and monitor delivery vehicle
o Maintain accurate inventory of packages and materials
o Assist in warehouse putting away inventory, organizing parts, preparing orders for next day, replenish bins etc.
o Other Duties as assigned

What we are looking for:

o Experience in delivery driving, know local area well
o Forklift Experience
o Positive attitude is a must
o Excellent customer service
o Clean driving record, must be at least 20 years old
o Ability to handle physical workload and lift up to 50 lbs.
o Ability to work in a detail oriented and fast paced environment
o Ability to handle money and collect payments from customers
o Ability to work in the heat, especially during the summer months

How To Apply:

To apply for any of the open positions, please download the application. Once filled out and signed, please send your application and current resume to our confidential HR email at: ARS-Careers@arsnet.com

+Virginia Positions
Branch Manager | Ashland
What we are looking for:

American Refrigeration Supplies, Inc. is a wholesale A/C, heating and refrigeration company and we have been doing business for 80+ years! We are looking for the right person to join our 80-year legacy as a Branch Manager for our Ashland location.

This position is full-time, Monday to Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

What you will be doing:

o Manage, motivate, and mentor branch employees which may include: Counter Sales Position(s), Warehouse/Delivery, and in larger branches Receiving/Transfer clerks, Counter trainee, Sales;
o Ability to "wear many hats" is required. Branch Manager will need the ability to actively support the following: performing site evaluations, assisting in project scheduling, supporting sales/quotes, performing warehousing functions
o Manage the performance of direct reports, including work allocation, performance management, training, coaching, succession planning, career development and compensation;
o Foster a culture of clear, direct communication within the branch
o Monitor Branch Sales and find innovative ways to increase
o Oversee and maintain customer service levels, including customer inquiries and resolution of customer issues. Ensuring we are delivering an excellent customer experience
o Work closely with Regional Manager to understand branch performance and KPI (Key Performance Indicators) targets such as: REPORTING, DAILY TRANSFERS, RECEIVING PO'S TIMELY, WEEKLY CYCLE COUNTS, DAILY BANK DEPOSITS, PROKEEP MGMT, ETC.
o Ensure "BRANCH SCORECARD" CRITERIA are being consistently applied throughout the branch;
o Ensure the branch team receives the proper safety training and equipment
o Drive continuous improvement in all aspects of branch operations; managing sales performance, customer focus, on-site facilities; vehicle fleet etc.

What we are looking for:

o 3-5 years HVAC distribution or relevant HVAC experience, counter sales
o 3-5 years management experience
o Ability to manage multiple direct reports
o Ability of provide and maintain top notch customer service
o Ability to generate sales/margin growth
o Ability to keep branch aligned with operational goals
o Team Player with ability to establish strong relationships
o Strong computer knowledge in all MS Office applications

How To Apply:

To apply for any of the open positions, please download the application. Once filled out and signed, please send your application and current resume to our confidential HR email at: ARS-Careers@arsnet.com

American Refrigeration Supplies, Inc.

In the business since 1940, ARS has built a reputation as an HVAC/R wholesale distributor that values Integrity in everything we do. We believe that caring about people brings success. We have been consistently ranked in the Top 50 Distributors of our industry, and have earned the trust & Loyalty of our customers.

Our home office is based in Phoenix, Arizona, where our company started, and has since grown to 33 branches located across Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Utah and Virginia. We understand that how a business chooses to conduct itself affects the lives of it's employees and others in the community. With this understanding, the ARS team is dedicated to managing a business worthy of our mission, delivering consistent and profitable results, and positively impacting our customers and community. Read more about our Mission and Our Story.

An Industry to be Excited About

We're excited for the HVAC/R Industry and the new opportunities it will bring to job seekers in the coming years. If you've never thought twice about your AC unit or how it can be the start of your career, you're not alone. But now is the time to take advantage of this growing industry and start building your lifelong career today!

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Job Applications

To apply for any of the open positions, please download the application. Once filled out and signed, please send your application and current resume to our confidential HR email at: ARS-Careers@arsnet.com