Who is Douglas Outdoors?
Douglas Outdoors is a fishing equipment company located in Upstate, NY. Since opening its doors in 2014, Douglas has expanded its product line to include both fly and conventional fishing products. At Douglas we have differentiated our self from the competition by earning the reputation as a company that offers top quality products while maintaining a down to earth, approachable personality. We do not sell direct, we sell exclusively through distributorship.
Douglas Outdoors, an award-winning manufacturer of premium fishing tackle, is looking for an individual who is passionate about all types of fishing to help us bridge the gap between the art of designing fishing rods and the mechanics. The job will include working with our head rod designer to help organize design sheets, working with our R & D engineers to help them understand and produce what we are trying to achieve, and working with our factories to ensure designs specified are achieved. The job will also include reviewing inventory levels and working with the sales and marketing teams to make sure we have the correct rods and quantity in stock for customers.
The candidate needs to have a degree in engineering, mathematics, architecture, or something similar which provides a solid understanding of structures. The individual should be an avid rod finisher, or a great fly tier. The job will require making prototypes. Lastly, the person will have to have a passion for fishing, adventure, and traveling. It would be expected that the person would be fishing at every opportunity they get. Douglas is located in Phoenix, NY 10 miles outside Syracuse, NY. The job is hands on and candidate will be working out of this location. Compensation is based on experience.