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Employment Opportunities

SHAR Music is looking for talented individuals to enhance and develop our status as the industry’s leading merchandiser of stringed instruments! While music experience is a plus, not all of our positions require a musical background. We are located in the heart of Ann Arbor, MI.
 
Current Open Positions

SALES & CUSTOMER SERVICE - FULL TIME

Job Overview

If you are a musician and would love to work in a musical environment then you will love working at SHAR.  We are a family owned business founded by the Avsharian family in 1962 and Ann Arbor is our home. We strive to hire string players and musicians to offer a wonderful experience for our customers. However, if you are not a musician, there are still opportunities at SHAR for you. 

If you are passionate about sales and providing customers with a wow experience; if you are motivated, efficient with your time, and a team player.  If you possess excellent communication skills, enjoy a challenge, and appreciate a generous compensation package, then we would love to hear from you.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • A positive attitude and motivated to achieve goals
  • An aptitude for acquiring skills and an eagerness to learn
  • Participate in sales training and departmental meetings
  • Listen to issues, empathize and solve customer issues
  • Recommend new products or services to each customer
  • Answer phone calls, live chat and email.  (Not all at the same timeJ )
  • Follow through with associated call and email activity – Enter orders, track shipments, answer product questions, etc.
  • Encourage your team mates
  • Participate in sales training and departmental meetings
  • Regularly review all showroom signage and printed marketing materials for relevance
  • Communicate efficiently with warehouse staff other staff where necessary

Requirements:

  • Excellent computer skills with working knowledge of Microsoft Office software
  • Must be able to learn and use Ecometry and Maestro/Cynergi computer programs
  • Outstanding interpersonal, communication, organization and problem-solving skills
  • Display excellent, up-to-date knowledge of product and procedure
  • Background in instrumental music preferred
  • Pass a basic test
  • Previous experience in sales, customer service preferred
  • Work 5 days a week including Saturdays
  • Must be a self-starter with strong solution oriented thought process


DATA ANALYST - FULL TIME

Job Overview

SHAR Music has been serving string musicians since 1962, SHAR is the recognized market leader in North America as a supplier of string family instruments, bows, sheet music, cases, strings, and accessories.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide complete and accurate tracking on the current status for all work-in-progress.Maintaining company and customer databases.
  • Work with supply base to support and use online tools for logistics optimization and procurement.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Microsoft Business Intelligence or other reporting tools knowledge.
  • Professional and effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Self- starter with the ability to multi-task, switching between multiple projects over the course of a   work day.
  • You must demonstrate interest and expertise in continuous quality improvement; receptive to feedback.

Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3-5 years’ experience with Data Analyst
  • Demonstrate a high level of critical thinking and problem-solving skills to make sound assessments, implement plans, and re-evaluate program outcomes.
  • Skilled in databases and reporting from databases required; experience with analytic data applications
  • Attention to detail.


WAREHOUSE EMPLOYEE - FULL TIME


Job Overview

SHAR Music is the recognized market leader in North America as a supplier of string family instruments, bows, sheet music, cases, strings and accessories.  Shar Music Products is looking to fill a full-time position in the warehouse for shipping and receiving. Immediate placement for the right candidate.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Must be available to work 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM during the week.
  • Positions require lifting up to 50 pounds and being on your feet most of the day.
  • Pulling orders and /or shelving products.
  • Ability to accurately and efficiently pack orders
  • Maintain inventory
  • Overtime and Saturday work may be required during our peak seasons
  • Must pay attention to detail


Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Previous warehouse experience preferred
  • Good communication, organizational, time management
  • Dependable and Reliable
  • Basic computer skills


Excellent Benefit Packages for Full-Time Positions


Medical/Prescription Benefits
Dental
Vision
Flexible Spending Accounts
Term Life Insurance
Short/Long Term Disability Insurance
401K
Paid Holidays
PTO (paid time off)

SHAR MUSIC is an equal employment opportunities employer (EEO).

Submit your resume to [email protected]

 

 

Our Most Popular Positions*

Contact Center Representative
Position requires working in our Contact Center (Ann Arbor, MI) handling inbound customer sales and customer service calls. This position has constant customer phone interaction and applicant must be able to work in a fast-paced environment. Monday hours as well as as one Saturday are required per month. Full-time positions (35 hours per week or more) receive full benefits package.

Showroom Representative
Position requires working in our Showroom (Ann Arbor, MI) handling walk-in local customers from the greater Southeastern Michigan area. Applicant must be comfortable working one on one with customers. Requirements include: Ability to read music and determine key signatures, computer literate, ability to learn how to tune a stringed instrument, and some high school work. Monday hours as well as one Saturday and/or Sunday hours are required per month. Full-time positions (35 hours per week or more) receive a full benefits package.

Instrument Technician
Position requires working in our Production Shop (Ann Arbor, MI) on student level instruments between the hours of 8am and 6pm, Monday-Friday. The ideal candidate for this position is a reliable self-starter who enjoys working with his/her hands. Woodworking, jewelry making, or other hands-on experience is a plus. Experience playing a string instrument is preferred by not required. Meeting SHAR instrument standards of quiality control and high volume productivity deadlines are a must. SHAR provides training, a positive work environment, and competitive hourly wages. Interested parties should submit email with letter of interest and resume to [email protected] with Instrument Technician in the subject.

*We keep applications and resumes on file for 1 year. Even if a position is not open now, but interests you, please send in an application or resume. Employment Opportunities at SHAR Music
RESUME

Human Resources
Shar Products Company
2465 S. Industrial
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

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