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
Distribution Director | Phoenix
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 over 80 years!

We are looking for the right person to jump in roll up their sleeves and navigate us into our next adventure as we build out a new Corporate Distribution Team across our national footprint! We are looking for a leader willing to help build a new model and team from the ground up, willing to understand and work alongside warehouse and executive teams today as we build and optimize for our future.

The Director of Distribution is responsible for the operational leadership of distribution and logistics for our internal supply chain. This includes strategic planning, management, and coordination of ARS distribution, fulfillment, replenishment/inventory, and compliance.

What you will be doing:

o Responsible for the development, implementation, optimization, and leadership of ARS distribution

o Responsible for ensuring logistical, compliance, and regulatory integrity of internal distribution activities to maximize efficiency and minimize costs

o Ability to help build, develop, and lead internal distribution team

o Warehousing, serialization, and inventory management optimization

o Product distribution, transportation & logistics for internal supply chain

o Management of 3PL providers, including rates, claims, and contracts

o Working with Executive Leadership Teams to produce and implement
supply chain processes that are robust, efficient, and cost effective

o Develop supply chain options, facilitate decision making and communicate updated supply and distribution plan to all impacted stakeholders

o Fully versed in philosophies and regulatory guidelines within Supply Chain/ warehousing industry

o Develop KPI's for the execution and tracking of activities

o Collaborate with IT department to develop and implement supply chain IT systems and tools for distribution planning, execution, and analysis

o Proactively identify, lead and resolve Distribution problems/barriers to success

o Effective resource management and control of annual distribution budgets

o Oversee and implement training, on-boarding, safety and best practices for warehouse teams across departments

o Other duties as assigned


What we are looking for:

o A minimum of 10 years of progressive supply chain and/or logistics management and leadership experience

o Proven, effective management of distribution/warehouse teams in multi-state environment

o Demonstrated track record of success in developing team-members in distribution, warehouse, and supply chain environments

o Management experience effectively leading teams from front line and up

o Demonstrated experience working with ERP/MRP/WMS systems and tools

o Inventory/supply management within geographically diverse branches

o Ability to perform SWOT analysis at high level

o Ability to build relationships at all levels of the company

o Ability to travel regularly to distribution centers and branch locations domestically

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

Driver / Warehouse | Statewide
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

Driver / Warehouse | Tucson (Kino Branch)
What we are looking for:

This is an entry level position for the right candidate to join a stable and growing company with room for career growth. The ideal candidate will have a clear driving record, know the Tucson area and the following:

  • 6 month minimum experience in material handling
  • Ability to hustle and move quickly and safely
  • Keep attention to detail and accuracy
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

Driver / Warehouse | Tucson Area (Forbes Branch)
What we are looking for:

This is an entry level position for the right candidate to join a stable and growing company with room for career growth. The ideal candidate will have a clear driving record, know the Tucson area and the following:

  • 6 month minimum experience in material handling
  • Ability to hustle and move quickly and safely
  • Keep attention to detail and accuracy
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

Payroll/Benefits Manager | Phoenix 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 80 years! We are looking for the right person to join our 80-year legacy as a Payroll and Benefits Manager for our growing business. This position is full-time, Monday to Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

The payroll/benefits manager is responsible for managing all payroll and benefit activities, collaborating with human resources and accounting departments, guiding clerical staff, and ensuring efficient payroll processing. This position reports directly to the Director of Finance & Accounting.

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

o Complete the bi-weekly payroll process including federal and multi-state tax reporting ensuring compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and/or regulations
o Responsible for all aspects of the employee wage garnishment process, including entering, monitoring, tracking and notification
o Ensure time is approved and entries are audited, processed and submitted
o Responsible for reviewing and completing associate termination process/checklist including final wages ensuring compliance with applicable state/final pay laws
o Monitor and audit Payroll Change Forms to verify all relevant changes PRIOR to payroll
o Record and track all paid time off for multi-state policies
o Update tax rates and respond to tax inquiries from state agencies
o Administer company benefits; including insurance policies, retirement plan including related reporting
o Reconcile payroll and benefit related G/L accounts to ensure accurate billing/charges
o Process Commercial Insurance requests and process any related claims, COI etc.
o Perform ad-hoc banking duties
o Responds to emails and phone calls from associates and managers regarding payroll questions, benefit questions, time off, and a variety of other information
o Complete ad-hoc report filing such as EEOC, New Hire and Unemployment
o Build and maintain employee files in accordance with applicable laws and company policy
o Maintain confidentiality of all files and records
o Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

o High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor's degree in human resources, business administration, or finance is preferred.
o Minimum of five years of experience working with multistate payroll processing with over 100 employees is required
o Previous HRIS experience is preferred
o Knowledge of federal and state employment, payroll and benefit regulations including FLSA, ACA etc.
o Experience with commercial insurance, 401k and Profit Sharing
o Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
o Strong organizational and time management
o Ability to maintain confidentiality

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

+California - Northern Positions
Branch Manager | San Leandro
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 San Leandro branch.

What You Will Be Doing:

~ 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;

~ Ability to "wear many hats" is required. Branch Manager will need the ability to actively support the following: Operational excellence, inventory control, overseeing daily, weekly, monthly reporting tasks. Supporting sales/quotes, performing warehousing functions.

~ Manage the performance of direct reports, including work allocation, performance management, training, coaching, succession planning, career development and compensation;

~ Foster a culture of clear, direct communication within the branch.

~ Monitor Branch Sales and find innovative ways to increase sales production.

~ Oversee and maintain customer service levels, including customer inquiries and resolution of customer issues. Ensuring we are delivering an excellent customer experience.

~ Work closely with Regional Manager to understand branch performance and KPI (Key Performance Indicators) targets such as: OEROC/OEROB/CENPOS REPORTING, DAILY TRANSFERS, RECEIVING PO'S TIMELY, WEEKLY CYCLE COUNTS, DAILY BANK DEPOSITS, PROKEEP MGMT, ETC.

~ Ensure "BRANCH SCORECARD" CRITERIA are being consistently applied throughout the branch;

~ Ensure the branch team receives the proper safety training and equipment.

~ 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:

~ 3-5 years HVAC distribution or relevant HVAC experience, counter sales.

~ 2 years management experience

~ Ability to manage multiple direct reports

~ Ability of provide and maintain top notch customer service

~ Ability to generate sales/margin growth

~ Ability to keep branch aligned with operational goals

~ Team Player with ability to establish strong relationships

~ Strong computer knowledge in all MS Office applications

~ This position is full-time, Monday to Friday 7:00 am to 5:00 pm. (Saturdays may be expected, depending on location)

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

Counter / Inside Sales | San Francisco
What we are looking for:

HVAC experience
Refrigeration experience
Detail oriented
Positive attitude
Customer focused Team player

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

Outside Sales | Sacramento Area
What we are looking for:
  • HVAC experience
  • Refrigeration experience
  • Detail oriented
  • Positive attitude
  • Customer focused Team player
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

+California - Southern Positions
Counter Sales | Corona
What we are looking for:
  • HVAC experience
  • Refrigeration experience
  • Detail oriented
  • Positive attitude
  • Customer focused Team player
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

+Nevada Positions
Counter / Inside Sales | Las Vegas
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

Driver / Warehouse | Statewide
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

+New Mexico Positions
Counter / Inside Sales | New Mexico
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

+Texas Positions
Counter / Inside Sales | Texas
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
Counter / Inside Sales | Southeast Virginia
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

Outside Sales / HVAC Sales Specialist | Northern Virginia / Richmond & Fredericksburg areas
What we are looking for:
  • HVAC experience
  • Refrigeration experience
  • Detail oriented
  • Positive attitude
  • Customer focused Team player
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

Outside Sales / HVAC Sales Specialist | Southeast Virginia / Hampton Roads Area
What we are looking for:
  • HVAC experience
  • Refrigeration experience
  • Detail oriented
  • Positive attitude
  • Customer focused Team player
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 over 30 branches located across Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas 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