Fontaine Modification Company | Charlotte, NC USA

Please Note

 

THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT 

  • Is self motivated, with high energy and an engaging level of enthusiasm.

  • Has a high level of integrity and work ethic.

  • Has a valid driver's license with a good driving record.

  • Is authorized to work in the United States and not require work authorization sponsorship.

 

WE OFFER

  • Competitive salary

  • Complete benefits package including medical insurance coverage and a 401(k) plan 

  • Job stability. Fontaine is a member of the Marmon Group / Berkshire Hathaway family of companies.

 

IF INTERESTED, YOU SHOULD

  • Respond with cover letter and resume.

  • Your cover letter should describe your background and whatever experience you may have.

  • It should also include three clearly defined reasons why you should be considered for this position.

Management Development

DESCRIPTION:

 

Fontaine Modification’s Management Development Program affords an excellent opportunity for individuals to learn our business from the ground up and determine where and how they can play a significant role in the success of the organization. We currently have locations in North Carolina, Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia and Texas with program opportunities available at several locations.

 

As a successful candidate for our program, you will begin your career by rotating through different departments such as Production, Purchasing, Engineering and Sales providing exposure to a variety of aspects of our business. You will be challenged with day to day responsibilities, as well as, special projects that will aid in your understanding of our organization. At the same time we will gain a closer understanding of your skills, aptitude, attitude, and interests, helping us determine your “fit” in the business. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree

    •  Mechanical or Electrical Engineering preferred

    •  Accounting, Business, Marketing and other degrees also considered

  • Willingness to relocate

    • First several years could possibly involve multiple relocations as opportunities become available and candidates are advancing in or out of the program.

    • Relocation assistance packages are provided with most moves

  • Leadership skills

    • Willingness to make a decision

    • Ability to “self direct”

    • Desire to make a difference

    • Prior leadership experience in college, social life, athletics, community organizations, etc.  given strong consideration

  • Mechanical aptitude 

    • Our business is trucks.  Having a general mechanical knowledge and interest in trucks, cars, motorcycles, etc  is helpful and tends to be given additional consideration 

 

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

 

  • Communication: Listening effectively, transmitting information accurately and understandably and actively seeking feedback.

  • Customer Focus: Understanding and meeting the needs of customers and addressing the interests and concerns of all organization stakeholders.

  • Flexibility: Performing a wide range of tasks, responding to changes in direction and priorities, and accepting new challenges, responsibilities, and assignments.

  • Attention to Detail: Monitoring adherence to standards and actively checking for accuracy of data received or generated before passing it on to team members.

  • Professionalism:  Dealing directly and forthrightly with people and problems, persisting to get the job done as extra hours should be expected.

  • Dependability/Reliability: Following through on commitments, producing timely work to required -- or higher -- standards, and pitching in to get the job done.

  • Teamwork: Building cooperation among individuals and departments, sharing information and resources, and working to achieve group goals and outcomes.

  • Interpersonal Influence: Building strong work relationships and adjusting to how individuals, organizational units, and cultures function and react.