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Prototype Technician

Company: Chris-Craft
Location: Sarasota
Posted on: November 20, 2022

Job Description:



Chris-Craft is a world-class boat builder building the most beautiful boats in the industry. We are looking for an experienced Prototype Technician to join our team. If you are ready to learn and be challenged, apply today!

Duties/Responsibilities: Under the direction of a Manager, effectively and efficiently installs parts into the hull. Performs other duties as directed by supervisor to include hands on build of prototype boats, and production line training. POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assembly of new products
  • Communicating with the engineering department on prototype issues
  • Assist in the training of production personnel to insure a smooth transition of a product from the prototype stage to production
  • Support the development and building of necessary tools, and fixtures to support manufacturing assembly and FRP
  • Testing of prototype boats, documenting findings, providing recommendations from findings
  • Must have the ability to read blueprints, provide necessary redlines and insure BOM accuracy
  • Knowledge, skills and hands-on ability in a wide variety of assembly related installations to include current and non-current product
  • Supports Customer Service repairs both on site and at Dealer/ Customer locations.
  • Support Marketing staff with boat shows, expo events, dealer meetings, and photo shoots
  • Must interface well with other employees, departments throughout Chris Craft, outside vendors, dealers, and retail customers
  • Ability to work independently at offsite locations and solve problems that may arise
  • Self-starter, high energy individual who can work effectively without supervision
  • Must be committed to quality standards acceptable by Chris Craft and customer base
  • Ensure work area is maintained clean, orderly and safe
  • Know and enforce company policies and procedures
  • Must be willing to work overtime as required to assure timely completion of critical projects
  • Must be willing to travel if necessaryMinimum Skill Requirements:
    • Minimum of 2 years marine hull prep experience desired
    • Experience with PC based software to access information and program systems
    • Must be able to read and write. Education and Training:
      • High School Diploma or equivalent
      • Knowledge of manufacturing methods and procedures
      • Additional technical training in Mechanical / Electrical fields preferred
      • General knowledge of boat building, auto mechanics and/or assembly in a manufacturing environment strongly preferred.
      • Must have working knowledge of the use of hand and air tools such as screwdrivers, drills, mini-saws, grinders, wrenches, screwdrivers, hammers, channel locks, pliers, wrenches & sockets, nut runners/ drivers, measuring tape, wire crimpers/strippers, rubber mallets, claw hammers, utility knifes, etc. Physical Requirements: Including, but not limited to: bending, climbing, crawling, stretching, squatting, kneeling, twisting, reaching, walking and lifting up to 20 pounds. May work on knees, seated, laying down, standing up. May require individual to be in awkward positions.
        We are an Equal Opportunity Employer as well as a drug-free workplace. All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and background screen.#ccjobs

Keywords: Chris-Craft, Sarasota , Prototype Technician, Professions , Sarasota, Florida

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