Boston Whaler Prototype Team Leader

Brunswick Edgewater , FL 32132

Posted 1 month ago

It is our people behind life's passions who will make the big difference. If you are interested in becoming part of a company that delivers market leading products, driving your own career and working with brands committed to active lifestyles, then you've found your fit.

Have what it takes? Join us.

POSITION OBJECTIVES: Responsible for leading a team of technicians responsible for the building and testing of New Products, Continuous Improvement, Special projects

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for providing the leadership direction, defining priorities and timely execution of assignments related to new product assemblies / prototype builds

  • Document and communicate with departmental supervisors, the engineering managers, project leaders, and project managers on prototype issues that may arise

  • Lead, support, and remove barriers of Prototype Technicians with new product assemblies and testing of products

  • Assist in the training and development of colleagues and production personnel to insure a smooth transition of a product from the prototype stage through production release

  • Support the development and building of necessary tools, and fixtures to support manufacturing assembly and FRP

  • Support scheduling and testing of prototype boats, documenting findings, routine maintenance schedules and providing recommendations from findings

  • Must have the ability to read blue prints, provide necessary redlines and insure BOM accuracies

  • Knowledge, skills and hands on ability in a wide variety of assembly related installations to include current and advancing technologies, mechanical systems, cabinetry, and electrical systems

  • Experience in rigging and installing outboard engines, programming, calibration and troubleshooting

  • Must interface well with other employees, departments throughout Boston Whaler, Brunswick organization, outside vendors, dealers, and retail customers

  • Self-starter, high energy individual who lead others and complete assignments effectively without supervision

  • Must be committed to quality standards acceptable by Boston Whaler and customer base

  • Insure departmental 6S standards are followed, maintained clean, orderly, and safe daily

  • Support communication of and ensure company policies and procedures are understood and followed

  • Must be willing to work overtime as required to assure timely completion of critical projects

  • Must be willing to travel as necessary

EXPERIENCE/SKILLS AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Proven leadership experience of at least 2 years

  • 5-10 years Marine industry knowledge and boat building experience required

  • Experience troubleshooting and repairing Marine products, assemblies

  • Experience with PC based software (word, excel, data acquisition, OBMS)

  • Demonstrate problem solving and decision-making abilities

  • Boating and mechanical background to properly execute duties

EDUCATION/TRAINING

  • Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent

  • AS Degree / college level course work preferred

  • Advanced knowledge of manufacturing methods and procedures

  • Additional technical training in Mechanical / Electrical fields preferred

  • Fiberglass evaluation and repair direction abilities to industry and Boston Whaler standards preferred

  • NMMA, ABYC compliance certification training, Technical / Systems certifications, & training preferred

  • US Coast Guard safe boating course

  • Boat handling experience preferred

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

We are the people behind life's passions.

Brunswick does not accept applications, inquiries or solicitations from unapproved staffing agencies or vendors. For help, please contact our support team at: hrservicecenter@brunswick.com or 1-888-735-4767.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

EEO is The Law - click here for more information

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