Flame-Resistant Apparel Experts, Massif, Continue Their Hiring Surge
May 08, 2018 Business News(PRLEAP.COM) Ashland, OR - May 8, 2018 – Massif, a world leader in flame resistant apparel for the U.S. Military is pleased to announce the continued growth of its team dedicated to supporting its amazing customers. Over the course of the last year, Massif has added the following positions: Marketing Communications Manager, Technical Sales-Field Testing Manager, Assistant Buyer-Fabric, and Quality Manager. Most recently, two more Military Sales Representatives joined the team as well. Adding to their already strong sales team, Massif hired Tyler Boeddeker whose background in US Navy aviation as a Naval Aircrewman – Helicopter/Search and Rescue fits perfectly into Massif's commitment to the USN community. Also joining the team is Garrett Podesta whose background in DOD and protective equipment sales through key channels such as the AbilityOne® Base Service Centers is an integral part of supporting the USAF community.
"Our commitment to advanced fabrics and designs lasting mission after mission, has given us the privilege of protecting millions of men and women working in the world's most challenging environments. Bringing Tyler and Garrett on board allows us the opportunity to better service our growing customer base and their ever-evolving needs. Their skillsets and experience complement and strengthen our sales team moving forward and we're excited to have them on Team Massif," said Darci Knobel, VP of Customer Experience.
This growth in the Massif Team continues to drive demand for added resources and they are now filling openings for the following: Apparel Technical Designer, Product Developer, Patternmaker, Sales Support Specialist, Planner/Buyer, and Shipping/Receiving Assistant.
Noelle Christensen, VP/GM of Massif explains the reason behind the recent hiring surge. "Since 2014, we've expanded our Sales team from two to six positions. They've fueled sustainable growth and landed approvals for long-term development so we can continue to invest in innovation and the fulfillment teams needed to support the increased demand. We are thrilled to be in a growth phase with a skilled leadership group and high-performing team working toward a common goal."
Massif, nestled in the Pacific Northwest, at the base of Southern Oregon's Siskiyou Mountains, continues its robust expansion in the flame-resistant apparel space. Founded in 1999, Massif grew by word of mouth from the SAR and Wildland Firefighting communities to the U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Army. Today, they serve every branch of the U.S. Armed Forces, the general aviation community, and other specialized organizations. Their 2018 theme, Keep Going, taken from the famous Winston Churchill quote, resonates with their steadfast commitment to support people working in some of the world's most challenging environments. They can't wait to see where the journey leads and are looking for other passionate team members intent on the same. Check out their Careers Page for more details. https://www.massif.com/info/careers.html
In August 2014, Massif joined the corporate family of Antex/Matchmaster, their longtime textile mill in Los Angeles, California and became a Woman Owned Small Business. Massif is proud to have joined their 40-year history of manufacturing high-quality textiles in the U.S. With vertical integration and the capacity for rapid innovation from fiber, to fabric, to the garment. Massif continues to improve their agility and enhance their technical resources for future growth. Today, with a growing team of forty plus, Massif is a world leader in supplying high-performance flame-resistant outdoor apparel.
Headquartered in Ashland, Oregon, Samtech LLC, dba, MASSIF is a leading supplier of protective apparel to the U.S. Military and other professionals who work in extreme environments. Massif's products include technical combat apparel, flame resistant soft shell apparel, and extreme weather layering systems. Massif was founded in 1999.