OC News: July 2018

By Emily Potter on Aug 1, 2018 @ 8:00AM CDT

Q2 Design Award

Each quarter, OC employees vote on top cap designs. For Q2, we chose a Bass Pro cap designed and developed by Eldon Cowgur, Hannah Hobson, and Christie Regan.

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Reverse Job Shadow Event

Grant Cottrell and Ryan Mahoney represented OC at George Junior High School in Springdale on May 18th. Sponsored by Junior Achievement of Arkansas, this was an event in which professionals gave presentations to students about their role and experience. Grant works in our Protect Design department and Ryan is on the Marketing team.   

Cancer Challenge Trapshoot Tournament

On June 14th, three OC teammates participated in a trapshoot tournament for The Cancer Challenge which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year.

  • Steven Alderson
  • Josh Dover
  • Grand Cottrell

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Team Member of the Quarter

Every 3 months, our Distribution Centers (DCs) elect a team member who went above and beyond for his or her teammates and customers.

Winners are chosen based on adherence to safety initiatives, productivity, reliability, attendance, quality of work, and attitude. 

The winners receive a gift card, framed certificate, and OC T-shirt, and their own street sign, which gets hung above an aisle in the DC. The 2nd quarter winner for 2018 was James Childs.IMG_7115

Employment

With locations in Arkansas, California, and Texas, we currently employ 408 people, but that number is always changing. Check out all of our employment updates for the month including new hires and open positions.

Promotions

We’re always working to help our team members grow in their current positions as well as advance to new roles and take on additional responsibilities. We’re proud to say seven employees received promotions in July.

Kim Darner

Kim has now accepted the position of 2nd Shift Supervisor on our Embroidery team.

Ryan Folkes

Ryan has transitioned to the role of Account Lead in Custom Sales.

Kevin Hinds

Kevin has also transitioned to the role of Account Lead in Custom Sales.

Kelly McKinney

Kelly has now taken on the job of Patch Operator in our Domestic Patch department.

Sandy Miller

Sandy has also transitioned to the role of Account Lead in Custom Sales.

Devin Tuggle

Devin has now accepted the position of Customer Account Manager-in-Training on our Custom Sales team.

Malissa Wulfman

Malissa has also transitioned to the role of Account Lead in Custom Sales.

New Hires

Outdoor Cap is constantly growing, and our team members very quickly become our family. Check out our newest additions for the month of July.

Jamie Alexander

Jamie joins us as a Machine Operator in the Embroidery department.

Courtney Bell

Courtney has joined the JUNK team as a Cutter.

Kevin Chapell

Kevin joins the Embroidery department in Quality Control/Trim.

Dianne Eppley

Dianne has accepted the role of Sample Specialist on the Product Development team.

Andrea Flynn

Andrea has taken on the role of Account Lead in Custom Sales.

Elija Huskey

Elija joins us as a Domestic Order Specialist in the Custom Sales department.

Amber Johnson

Amber has accepted the job of Customer Care Specialist.

Denetra Johnson

Denetra has joined our DC team in Dallas as a Material Handler.

Benjamin Martin

Benjamin took on the job of Material Handler in our Pick Pack department.

Sheronica Medlock

Sheronica has also joined our DC team in Dallas as a Material Handler.

Toya Tubbs

Toya has joined the JUNK team as a Product Sewer.

Natasha Ward

Natasha has accepted the role of Machine Operator in our Embroidery department.

Tenure

25 Years

Tony Jeffs

Retirement

After devoting 26 years to Outdoor Cap, help us say goodbye to Debbie Phillips as she retires. She will be greatly missed from the Customer Care team. We hosted a surprise retirement party in her honor on Friday, July 20th.  

Open Positions

As of today (August 1, 2018), we’re currently working to fill the position listed below; please see our career page for more information.

  • Digital Marketing Manager
  • Digitizer
  • Domestic Order Specialist
  • Import Order Specialist
  • Machine Operators
  • Quality Control/Trim
  • Temporary Seasonal Warehouse Worker

For more information about Outdoor Cap and more frequent updates, follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.

Emily Potter

Emily Potter

Emily is the Content Marketer for Outdoor Cap Co. She holds an M.A. in AD & PR from the University of Alabama and a B.B.A in Marketing. Emily is an avid Crimson Tide football fan. She has a golden retriever named Opie Winston, and a cat named Tide.

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