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Ashworth offers a competitive salary and benefits package.  If you are interested in a career with Ashworth and you don’t find a position that fits your talents in the open positions listed below, fax or e-mail your resumé with salary and education history to:

Human Resources
Ashworth Bros., Inc.
450 Armour Dale Winchester, VA
e-mail: jobs@ashworth.com
Fax:  540-662-3150

Ashworth is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Field Service & Industrial Product Sales Support

Southeast Areas of Georgia, Alabama, and Florida

As we continue to lead the industry in the US and around the world, we are seeking an energetic, persuasive, and highly motivated District Sales & Service Account Manager with strong mechanical knowledge of technical equipment to provide exceptional account management for our clients in the Southeast District that includes Georgia, Alabama and Florida.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Work closely with plant managers, engineering managers, maintenance managers, and decision makers to sell our premium products and services.
  • Maintain continuous knowledge and understanding of the technical aspects of our product line.
  • Build and maintain solid customer relationships by communicating through telephone calls, emails, and personal appointments.
  • Manage and grow the database of client contacts and their applicable information.
Additional Qualifications Include:
  • 3 – 5 years of experience selling industrial, mechanical type products.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude with hands-on equipment experience preferred.
  • Industrial Food Processing industry sales and /or service experience preferred.
  • Self-discipline to work from a home-based office.
  • Ability to travel 60% within assigned territory, occasionally including weekends, and some holidays during plant shutdown periods.
  • Capacity and motivation to learn new things and constantly challenge yourself.
Interested candidates should email their resume and salary requirements to:  

Field Service Technician

ASHWORTH FACTORY SERVICE (AFS) offers a full range of engineering services and solutions for Lotension Spiral, Baking Band, and Self-Stacking conveyor belt systems, ranging from troubleshooting to a complete spiral system overhaul.  

Our 24/7/365 on-call experts provide our customers peace of mind with decades of experience, quality workmanship, and comprehensive systems support.

AFS is affiliated with ASHWORTH BROS., INC., a leading manufacturer of conveyor belts to the food processing and other industries.

We want to attract and retain the best associates for our organization, recognizing our success depends on a partnership based on respect, involvement, development and growth for all our employees.

Join us for a long-term rewarding career.

Job Requirements:

As a Field Service Technician with Ashworth, you will be responsible for performing industrial machine repairs and/or mechanical maintenance at customer sites located in the South Central United States and across the country with intermittent international travel.

Candidates must have strong mechanical aptitude, be willing to extensively travel, and a minimum of years of experience working maintenance with processing machinery, preferably in the food processing industry.

Understanding industrial refrigeration is a real plus.

Other duties also include the ability to supervise up to 10 people, communicate effectively with coworkers and customers, and have exceptional listening skills.

Candidates must live near a major airport and be willing to travel 70%-90% of the time.

If you believe that you meet the requirements and are willing to take the next step in your career, please submit a resume with salary requirements to career21555@ashworth.com.

Sales Technical Support Representative

Winchester, VA

Ashworth has an immediate opening for a Sales Technical Support Representative. The Sales Technical Support Representative will provide various levels of support for Ashworth customers on company products. Support provided is a problem solving approach with a blend of customer service, technical expertise and the understanding of the customer’s expectations.

Sales Technical Support Representative must have thorough knowledge of Ashworth products to provide strong technical support to customers with innovative ideas and resolutions to best fit the customer’s business needs.

Sales Technical Support Representative is considered a product expert and can independently combine strong technical skills relevant to the focus areas, advanced communication skills and strong knowledge of production processes to facilitate complex customer issues.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Interact with customers to provide and process information in response to inquiries, concerns and requests about products and services.
  • Leads, diagnoses and troubleshoots customer concerns from incoming calls, providing customer with  understanding of resolution options or recommended solutions.
  • Assesses customer concerns or needs, including the review of complex technical issues, identifying in- house support resources, and tracking case information in compliance with departmental procedures.
  • Communicates complex technical issues and customer cases to the Engineering team members and translating technical information, results and proposals/solutions back to customers at the level of technical complexity required for understanding.
  • Maintains customer complaint database for review with the CSF (RMA) Committee by accurately and descriptively documenting concerns that may impact the business.
  • Establishes, builds and improves customer relationships through the customer concern or inquiry process.
  • Accurately process and record all call transactions using a computer and designated tracking software.
  • Provide accurate and timely communication to customers on price quotes, order status, expedited order requests, and any issues with an order with alternative solutions.
  • Analyzes customer contracts to include agreements and PO’s to ensure compliance with order specifications, payment terms, and other business requirements.
  • Research delivery and/or invoicing issues or discrepancies.
  • Request credit applications for new customers.
  • Request samples and/or catalogs for customers and sales people as needed.
  • Must be able to work extended hours during the work week as needed.

Job Requirements


  • Degree or Diploma in a technological field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 5 or more years previous work experience in a technical customer support role in a manufacturing or technical company and in high volume call center environment.
  • Expert knowledge of computer technology to include Microsoft Office products, networking and operating systems.


  • Ability to learn technical product knowledge in a made-to-order, high complexity production environment.
  • Ability to interact well with people, build strong rapport, establish trust and credibility.
  • Ability to continually develop relationships with customers and other departments within the organization.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage a continuously changing, fast-paced environment.
  • Actively appreciates and includes the diverse capabilities, insights and ideas, of others and working effectively and respectfully with individuals of diverse backgrounds, styles, abilities and motivations.
  • Ability to organize ideas and communicate oral messages appropriate to listeners and situations.
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communications skills.
  • Strong customer service orientation, interacting with both internal and external customers, person and on the phone.
  • Makes customers and their needs a primary focus of one’s actions, developing and sustaining productive customer relations.
  • Deals effectively with others in antagonistic situations, using appropriate interpersonal styles, and methods to reduce tension or conflict.
  • Establishes or follows proper courses of action to ensure that work product is completed efficiently and on time/within proper time limits.
  • Proven organizational and time management skills.
  • Exemplary attendance and punctuality.

Local candidates only. Interested candidates should email their resume and salary requirements to: career21557@ashworth.com.


Winchester, VA (Washington D.C. Metro)

We are seeking an exceptionally skilled Communication/Marketing Specialist to write, proofread, edit, and re-write copy for use in various publications including advertisements, product literature, press releases, customer communications, brochures, websites, presentations, and other marketing collateral. In addition, the communications specialist would coordinate publication of marketing material in the United States and abroad.

Main duties and responsibilities are:

  • Produce copy from concept to completion for technical brochures, advertisements, tradeshow displays, press releases, websites, product literature, customer presentations, direct mailers, and other marketing collateral in compliance with brand identity guidelines.
  • Develop and deploy a strategy to leverage content for adaptation and use in various mediums while assuring the communication of a consistent and uniform message.
  • Help to maintain consistent copy standards and style.
  • Collaborate with engineers and product specialists to gain an understanding of product features, technical specifications, and benefits of use.
  • Review competitor and customer data in an effort to focus writing to address product features and benefits and have the ability to adapt a message to specific audiences.
  • Assist with various other marketing and promotional activities, as needed.
  • Ensuring that all aspects of Ashworth’s trade show participation is updated, checked for accuracy, and verified.
  • Assisting with reservations, client meetings, and other aspects of trade shows both domestically and internationally.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • 2 to 3 years’ experience with copywriting and technical writing required. Experience working for an industrial or engineered hard goods manufacturer is strongly preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) in English, Journalism, or related technical communications field is required.
  • Must be proficient working with MS Office - Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Working knowledge of graphic and media software including Adobe Creative Suite (Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign), and Drupal preferred.
  • Graphic Design experience is a plus.

Interested candidates should email a detailed cover letter, resume, experience summary, and portfolio(PDF preferred) via email to career21549@ashworth.com.


Faribault, MN

We are seeking a creative Graphic Designer to deliver innovative design solutions both digitally and in print. Additional responsibilities will also include the ability to collaborate with the marketing team to develop brand identities, successful ad campaigns, and other custom materials, all while meeting project deadlines within budget.

Main duties and responsibilities are:

  • Using Adobe Creative Suite, create and coordinate layout and design for various advertising campaigns, product brochures, technical product reference sheets, website, tradeshow display,graphics, customer presentations, and other collateral from concept through completion.
  • Help to manage development and communication of brand standards, including “look and feel” guidelines and be accountable for brand consistency within designs.
  • Work with photographic images to create realistic representation of Ashworth’s product offering.
  • Develop and design original graphics, logos, and illustrations.
  • Prepare files for print production and coordinate with outside commercial printer.
  • Assist with various other marketing and promotional activities, as needed.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) in graphic design, art, or related field with 3+ years of experience creating brand/corporate identity and delivering consistency in advertising, media/press, websites, tradeshows, direct mail, product launches, and presentations.
  • Work experience with a technical or engineered hard goods manufacturer preferred.
  • Must possess an expert understanding of graphic and media software including Adobe Creative Suite(Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign), MAYA 3D, and Drupal.
  • Must possess strong working knowledge of Website CMS, FTP, and MS Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook; Knowledge of CRM system preferred.
  • Skilled in studio photography, traditional and digital illustration, video, animation, 3-D modeling, digital media composition and editing, and web design.
  • Possess a keen eye and solid experience for producing creative visual communications that deliver a positive impact and consistent image and be able to provide examples of prior work.
  • Familiarity with color correction and pre-flighting files for commercial printers and service bureaus.
  • Skilled in delivering visually compelling business presentations, documents and tools.
  • Demonstrated website management experience, including experience with content management tools and website analytical tools such as Google Analytics.
  • Have general understanding of exhibition design concepts.
  • Must possess a high level of professionalism, organizational skills, and be able to effectively prioritize, manage and deliver multiple projects on –time and within budget in a fast-paced environment.

Interested candidates should submit a detailed cover letter, resume, experience summary, and portfolio(PDF preferred) via email to career21547@ashworth.com.

Manufacturing Manager

Winchester, VA

The Manufacturing Manager must demonstrate the ability to continuously produce products to satisfycustomer demand on-time and within the cost, quality, and safety parameters. Applying lean techniques, this position will be responsible for managing the design, fabrication, and operation of new and existing Ashworth products. This position must drive positive employee relations and employee development. This leadership role will manage resources in a manufacturing environment with made-to-order, low volume, high complexity products.


  1. Manages the production operation, including multiple shifts, and ensure that all employees are focused on safety, quality, on-time delivery, and budget.
  2. Constantly reviews production data and communicates feedback and/or changes directly to supervision and the production floor, and manufacturing engineering in order to prioritize projects control costs, and maintain high quality standards.
  3. Develop and maintain an effective and involved workforce through leadership by example, education, communication and policies that support diversity, safety, and team effectiveness.
  4. Measure production performance, cost reductions, efficiency, and waste elimination and compares these metrics against targets.
  5. Drive continuous improvements, organizational strategies, and maintain a positive culture on the production floor.
  6. Identify opportunities for immediate and long-term processes and equipment enhancements and be able to implement those improvements within cost and performance targets.
  7. Drives and manages the development of new or enhanced equipment or processes that improves quality, productivity and costs.
  8. Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor's degree (BA/BS), with a mechanical or advanced degree preferred. Minimum of 5 years related manufacturing experience in a low volume, high mix type of environment strongly preferred with a minimum of 5 years Management experience required.
  • Solid computer literacy required (Microsoft Office; ERP Software).
  • Previous experience with Lean/Six Sigma programs preferred.


  • Knowledge of Resource Management as it relates to engineered, made-to-order, low volume, and high mix types of production.
  • Knowledge of metal fabrication, machine shop processes, and various welding methods.
  • Strong scheduling abilities with all work cells to ensure high volume product flow.
  • Knowledge of OSHA and implementation of safe work practices.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; listening skills; and attention to detail.
  • Ability to interact well with people, build strong rapport, and establish trust and credibility.
  • Ability to effectively mentor and teach new applications or techniques as required.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage a continuously changing, fast-paced environment.

Interested candidates should email their resume and salary requirements to: career21550@ashworth.com.

Manufacturing Engineer

Winchester, VA

We are seeking a Manufacturing Engineer - Machine Design to be based in our Winchester, VA, facility. This position requires a person who is versed in many different facets of engineering in machinery design and maintenance. Responsible for the design, drawing, fabrication, commissioning, and operation of new equipment for Ashworth belting. Also, the design and repair of existing equipment.

Essential Duties

  • Design and coordinate the development of new and enhanced production machines.
  • Research and analyze data such as design proposals, specifications, and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application.
  • Oversee the development of major production machine designs.
  • Ensure that machine design knowledge is retained within the organization when workload dictates the use of outside suppliers.
  • Supervise the assembly and commissioning of new machinery and machinery enhancements.
  • Assist machine shop in troubleshooting design problems in current machinery.
  • Be an active team member on the New Product Council.
  • Work with associates on the floor in troubleshooting problems with production equipment.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Minimum two (2) years’ experience in equipment development and design.
  • Strong communications skills - both written and verbal.
  • Working knowledge of Lean Manufacturing tools, Six Sigma and SPC.
  • Ability to analyze data and make logical conclusions.
  • Able to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Proficient in the use of AutoCAD Inventor software.
  • Ability to read and analyze drawings and blue prints.
  • Previous machine shop experience is a plus.
Interested candidates should email their resume and salary requirements to: