Boating/ Marine Industry
Yamaha has an excellent opportunity for an Engine Tech 1 to support our Marine department in Bridgeport, AL. Under Supervision, the Engine Tech 1 will perform technician duties, product testing and related product support functions for the Marine Testing.
Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. is a growing and dynamic organization with superb products that includes motorcycles, outboard motors, ATVs, personal watercraft, snowmobiles, boats, power assist bicycles, outdoor power equipment, race kart engines, accessories, apparel, and much more! We are a company of enthusiasts and have passion for our products!
Yamaha has an excellent opportunity for an Engine Tech I to support our Marine department in Bridgeport, AL. Under Supervision, the Engine Tech 1 will perform technician duties, product testing and related product support functions for the Marine Test Center.
Specific duties include, but are not limited to:
Perform supervised testing/evaluation of marine engines, props, controls, and control systems. Assist organizing data and prepare written test reports and evaluations. Help monitor schedules to ensure testing and reports are completed on time.
Under guidance prepare and rig boats, engines and related equipment for testing. Assist in testing prototype parts and components from Japan.
Assist in performing routine repairs and maintenance on company equipment, vehicles, buildings, docks and grounds. Monitor inventory of supplies and provide a list of replenishment needs. Maintain and repair test boats, engines and servicing of facility equipment as directed
Maintain a safe and clean environment within all areas of the buildings, grounds and docks.
Complete confidentiality is mandatory on testing activities, results and products
Support Marketing and Sales Divisions as required by preparing boats, engines, etc. for meetings and events. Assist with event set up, operation and demonstration of product.
Assist with off-site testing when requested.
Receive freight: Receive and unload freight. Provide bill of lading to appropriate staff.
Shipping freight: Assist in the preparation, packing and possible crate building for engines and parts to be shipped out. Provide details to appropriate staff for processing shipment forms.
High School Diploma and some college preferred with excellent math and science skills
Must have boat piloting capabilities
Must have 3 plus years ‘experience in boat, engine and electronics rigging, repair and maintenance
CDL is Beneficial
Ability to analyze and resolve problems encountered in testing or with equipment
Basic computer skills such as Excel, Word, Adobe and Power Point
Must have experience operating a forklift, trucks, tow trailers, etc
Requires close attention to detail regarding engineering data, project results, etc.
Requires up to 15% travel
Must observe all safety rules and regulations. Safe operation of all equipment.
Reports to: Testing Supervisor
Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA is proud to be an equal opportunity employer
Yamaha Outboards has spent 25+ years providing customers in the U.S. with high-performance outboard technology and an outstanding boating experience. For anglers and boaters, the name Yamaha is synonymous with legendary reliability, award-winning innovation and high performance.