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If you are looking for a career opportunity in a well-established and highly-regarded business that has been operating in the North American market since 1994, we would like to hear from you.  TOMCAT is part of the global Area Four Industries, which is made up of interesting people from a diverse range of cultures.  We are a manufacturer of high quality truss and support structures, and offer professional level services to our customers.  Teamwork and individual responsibility are promoted within our company and we are committed to corporate social responsibility.  TOMCAT's policy is to give the greatest importance to the health and safety of its employees and to comply with all relevant legislation and codes of practice related to health and safety at work.

Our employees and products consistently perform with Strength Under Pressure.

Profile of a TOMCAT employee:

  • One of the most important and valuable assets of the company
  • A person who provides the skills and creativity to drive our business forward
  • Professional and friendly
  • Talented and hard-working
  • Passionate about their job, innovative, pro-active, and honest
  • Open to collaboration when searching for unique solutions that provide results
  • Values our customers and treats them as their #1 priority


  • Strong and established company that is part of the world's largest truss manufacturing group
  • Culturally diverse and interesting workplace that offers opportunities for advancement
  • Team environment that supports your strengths, listens to your ideas and allows you to actively contribute to the company's success 

Current job offers

Product Manager
(Knoxville, TN or Newbury Park, CA)

Area Four Industries is the global market leader in the design and manufacture of structural staging equipment for the entertainment technology market. The company’s TOMCAT brand is now looking to expand upon its present infrastructure in the North American market by hiring a Product Manager to be based at either its Knoxville, TN or Newbury Park, CA locations.

This newly created role will be responsible for the product management of a new electro-mechanical product line and to manage its preparation for market including performing market research, vendor relationship management and the creation of training programs for internal and external shareholders.
Area Four Industries’ current nine locations include four factories in eight countries spread over six time zones so a willingness to travel and potentially work odd hours as business demands require will be an important attribute of the successful candidate.

Reports to:
Vice-President – Sales & Marketing

Main Responsibilities
  • The detailed and well documented planning and execution of the product lifecycle including gathering and prioritizing product and customer requirements while working closely with all relevant company departments to ensure the successful and profitable launch and ongoing sale of the product range.
  • Perform market research to establish market needs, product requirements and to assist the Vice-President of Sales & Marketing in establishing a profitable, yet competitive product pricing strategy and an effective marketing plan.
  • Liaison with inter-company group and external vendors including the establishment of new relationships and products to complete the product offering.
  • Assist the Vice-President of Sales & Marketing in creating and managing sales and expense budgets relating to the product range.
  • Liaise with relevant parties to establish a product training program ranging from initial customer introduction through to service center level of detail.
  • Develop, document and train employees in the use of standard operational procedures relating to the safe, cost effective and highest standard of sale, storage, assembly, and shipment of the product range.
  • Provide information to customers about the companies’ products and services.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve product issues and concerns.
  • Document and update customer records based on interactions including managing customer and sales lead information in HubSpot CRM software.
  • Develop and maintain a knowledge base of the evolving products and services.
  • Help maintain & develop service procedures, policies & standards.
  • Provide general office administrative support to inside and outside salespeople, warehouse staff, company management, etc.
  • Travel domestically and internationally as required, potentially up to 50% of the time, to achieve the required goals and objectives of the role.
Skills & Qualifications
  • A bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field of study and 5 years of experience in a Product Management role, or at least 10 years of relevant employment experience.
  • Experience with MS Project or other popular project management software.
  • Experience with common business software such Outlook, Excel, etc. 
  • Previous experience with Sage 100 and/or HubSpot CRM and/or AutoCAD an advantage.
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask while under tight deadlines.
  • Positive and professional demeanor and willingness to manage & work as part of a small team that may be spread over many countries and different time zones.
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills.
  • Additional language skills, especially Italian, an advantage.
  • Have a high attention to detail.
  • Physical ability to frequently lift and carry materials weighing up to 25 pounds, and occasionally up to 50 pounds.
  • Capability to pass pre-employment background check and drug screen.

We Need Welders!

We are currently looking for experienced MIG & TIG aluminum welders at our Knoxville, TN location. Competitive rates and benefits available.

For more information or to apply please send resume to:

lili.pelaez@tomcatusa.com or call 1-800-298-7877.

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