**Nautique Boat Company Orlando, FL**
**Employment Status:** Full time
The Composites Manager is responsible for the daily operations of the department. The department consists of Gel Coat, Lamination, and a few support activities to these departments. Daily responsibilities are focused on but not limited to safety, quality, production, management of personnel, monthly metrics, culture, and company strategic goals.
Reporting to the Director of Operations, the Composites Manager plans and supervises manufacturing activities throughout all stages of hull and deck production from mold prep, gel coat, lamination, and pulling.
Supervising overall production of hull and deck products including daily production, safety, product quality, and employee related issues.
Optimizing employee production and material efficiency through continuous improvement.
Assisting with recruitment, training, employee development.
Maintaining high quality standards through on-the-floor interaction with employees to ensure quality and accuracy in each step of the production process.
Working closely with internal groups and departments including sales, engineering, quality, operations, and customer service to troubleshoot problem areas and confirm production needs are met.
Managing department supervisors/leads/employees and addressing performance issues as necessary.
Providing daily direction, coaching, and leadership to crew supervisors/leads to ensure department alignment with operational strategies and culture.
Reviewing and compiling monthly reporting activities as required.
Maintaining and promoting a safe work environment by ensuring employees are following safety protocols consistent with company policies and procedures.
Auditing and approving hours in the time keeping system on a daily basis.
Playing a key role in implementation of new processes, equipment, and products.
Leading the advancement and implementation of lean manufacturing initiatives in the department.
Four (4) year post-secondary education or courses with an operations, engineering, or manufacturing focus.
Minimum of 3-7 years supervisory experience in a manufacturing/operations environment, preferably in the fiberglass or composites industry.
Previous experience in FRP composites is a definite asset, although on-the-job training will be provided.
Must have knowledge of raw materials, production processes, QC, costs and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture of products
Strong lean manufacturing experience especially in continuous improvement, elimination of waste, 5S, Kaizen events, and visual management
Strong mathematical and analytical skills combined with the ability to read and understand blueprints and drawings.
Able to control operation of equipment and conduct inspections of products and processes to evaluate quality.
Able to plan, direct and delegate work to others, assess performance and make improvements or take corrective action.
Excellent organizational and administrative skills with the ability to work with minimum direction and coordinate multiple projects simultaneously.
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills with the ability to develop positive working relationships with both internal and external customers.
Must possess good organizational and communication skills.
Must have a team oriented mindset
Strong computer skills in order to analyze, organize and present data and information using Microsoft Office (including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
Fluent in the English language with strong written and verbal communication skills.
A self-starter who takes a proactive approach and has good decision making skills.
Valid drivers license and ability to travel occasionally.
We are an equal opportunity employer that truly values each employee. In addition to offering a competitive wage based on your skills and qualifications, you will also be supported with the following benefits:
Celebrating 91 years of excellence in the marine industry, Nautique is a subsidiary of Correct Craft and has been on the waters of the world with a passion for innovation since 1925. Nautique is known to push the envelope of possibility on the water, and our owners have come to expect nothing but the absolute best. The Ski Nautique 200 has changed waterskiing with 19 world records, the G-Series has won numerous awards for wakeboard boat and wakesurf boat of the year while unlocking new possibilities in wakeboarding and wake surfing, and our Sport Series has given families endless days on the water without compromise. Through our Nautique Cares initiatives, were dedicated to not only making a difference on the water, but to our employees, people in need in our local community and around the world. The worlds best ski boat, worlds best wake boat, and a company that cares. To learn more visit www.nautique.com
**Excellent benefits package includes:**
401k Retirement Plan
Resumes should be sent to:
**Nautique Boat Company, Inc.**
**Attention:** Human Resources
14700 Aerospace Parkway
Orlando, FL 32832
Email resumes to [email protected]
Applications can be filled out online or in person at:
14700 Aerospace Parkway
Orlando, FL 32832
FAX Applications to 407-851-7844
Application Deadline: May 28, 2016