Careers

Our Culture At Sound® our people are the essential link to the success of our business and our client’s practices. It is our culture of teamwork and commitment to innovation and service that have helped us grow as an organization. Our team strives for excellence, continuous improvement and quality service. We take pride in fostering a collaborative environment that offers employees both challenging work and an opportunity to grow professionally. If you are looking for a rewarding career consider a career at Sound®.

Our Culture

At Sound® our people are the essential link to the success of our business and our client’s practices. It is our culture of teamwork and commitment to innovation and service that have helped us grow as an organization. Our team strives for excellence, continuous improvement and quality service. We take pride in fostering a collaborative environment that offers employees both challenging work and an opportunity to grow professionally. If you are looking for a rewarding career consider a career at Sound®.

Sound®’s Core Values - VCARE

  • Value – We provide the highest quality customer-focused solutions at multiple price points to give veterinarians the greatest depth and breadth of choice from the smallest practice to the largest university teaching hospital.
  • Care – Our customer care organization delivers outstanding service offerings and proven upgradeability, meeting your needs today, anticipating future challenges and protecting your investment.
  • Attitude – We communicate openly, listening to our customers and each other, while respecting the dignity, uniqueness and contribution of each individual and recognizing the strength that this provides our team.
  • Results – We deliver customer-driven innovative solutions and services of unparalleled quality that create value by thinking beyond the obvious and looking forward to the future challenges of veterinary practices.
  • Ethical – We consider the highest standards of personal and professional ethics as the cornerstone of trust, treating our customers and each other fairly and honestly, while delivering on the commitments we make.

Life in Carlsbad, California

Located 35 miles north of San Diego, the city of Carlsbad is a scenic coastal community offering high-quality education, recreation and residential components. The city is committed to the active and healthy lifestyle with amenities such as parks, lagoons, miles of hiking trails and nearly seven miles of coastline. The beaches along Carlsbad’s coastline have become an important part of the city’s identity and boasts some of North County’s premier surfing locations. Carlsbad also offers a variety of attractions and activities such as Legoland, Carlsbad Premium Outlet center, the Carlsbad Music Festival, the Carlsbad Marathon and private and public golf courses.

Benefits include:

  • Competitive salary
  • Health, life, dental and vision insurance
  • Vacation and PTO
  • A 401(k) retirement plan
  • Veterinary care discounts
  • Opportunities and Competitive Benefits

Current Vacancies

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Inventory Accountant

Date Added:
05/18/17

General Description:

The Inventory Accountant requires a blend of skills and experience that are specifically focused on the inventory management of several thousand-part numbers. This position will be responsible for providing accurate details of on-hand inventory, inventory in-transit, and forecast with budgeted sales projections. This position's responsiblities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Prepare and distribute daily, weekly, monthly ad-hoc inventory reports to management and all the relevant departments.
  • Develop accurate and consistent enhancements to the inventory reporting structure and assist in the improvement of internal controls related to inventory.
  • Coordinate cycle and physical counts with the warehouse and production teams and highlight variances to management.
  • Monitor inventory transactions and perform inventory adjustments (quantity and price variance analysis).
  • Manage the RMA process.
  • Perform general accounts analysis and reconciliations for inventory accounts and ensure reconciling items are properly documented and resolved in a timely manner.
  • Work with external and internal auditors on inventory financial procedures and related issues.
  • Demonstrate continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service.
  • Identify ‘heavy’ and ‘low turn’ inventory items and maintain communication reports for sales team.
  • Assist with ad-hoc special projects.

Work Experience Requirements:

  • Strong Inventory control experience
  • Experience working with work quotas, cycle counts, BOM’s
  • Variance analysis
  • Ability to identify and implement required process improvements
  • Experience evaluating product lines
  • Ability to manipulate and organize vast amounts of data
  • Advanced Excel skills required
  • Crystal reports experience a big plus
  • Excellent communication skills as this position will work cross functionally

Education Requirements:

  • BS Accounting or equivalent

Physical Requirements:

  • Extensive typing & data entry (90%)
  • Predominately sitting (90%)

Clinical Education Commercial Manager

Date Added:
02/15/17

General Description:

The Manager of Clinical Education Commercial Manager (CECM) will lead and collaborate with commercial and operational leadership to assess, create, and implement growth and customer experience strategies for the Academy of Veterinary Imaging (AVI). Strategies and actions should be designed to optimize ultrasound usage and confidence in customer practices.

  • Design, lead and measure customer outcomes as they pertain to integrating ultrasound as an outcome of the Academy.
  • Clearly define the customer expectations, commitments and inputs necessary for various levels of ultrasound integration.  This will include, specific courses, over-reads, equipment type and distance learning and integration of the Scan IQ (phantom).
  • Identify and engage opportunity for boutique learning (courses/partnerships):  Ex: VCA/CAPNA, Blue Pearl, Oquendo Center as well as follow-up for Academy attendees
  • Lead weekly marketing efforts as they pertain to website and social media. Publish objective results and success from AVI customers.
  • Responsible for maximizing course capacity and demographic assessment to market and fill all course seats.
  • Effectively be able to independently manage customer courses in the absence of the Education Director.
  • Cross train and be able to execute the key operational functions of the Academy as a back up to the Education Director functions as well as the Animal Manager
  • Maintain up to date RACE certifications for each course - submit and adjust curriculums in a timely fashion
  • Responsible for all medical decisions and will serve as medical lead for the AVI as well as all federal, state and local mandated record keeping (incuding USDA)
  • Objectively benchmark course prices versus outcomes. Work with leadership to update course package design and integrate tools such as Scan IQ
  • Perform occasional teaching/sedation and installation duties
  • Other duties as assigned

Work Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years experience as a licensed DVM
  • Strong teamwork capabilities including the ability to effectively work with leadership, peers and other internal and external individuals through projects to enhance the goals and strategic direction of the company.
  • Ability to effectively work with executive leaders, team leads, and staff.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Must work well independently and work in a matrix-based organization with minimal direction.
  • Must be able to handle multiple projects and be able to adapt to changes in priority.
  • Must be proficient in MS Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint (or Keynote)

Education Requirements:

  • Currently licensed DVM in State of Texas
  • 3+ years of experience in veterinary ultrasound education

Physical Requirements:

  • Occasional lifting up to 25lbs., and pushing/pulling up 55lbs.
  • Sitting/ Standing (approximately 50%/ 50%)
  • Occasional travel (up to 15% annually)