Careers at Teak Isle

Put Your Boating Passion to Work

Teak Isle is a company dedicated to the design and manufacturing of quality products. We have been a trusted supplier to over 200 boat manufacturers and other industries for 35 years. Our reputation is founded on the commitment to providing excellent customer service, innovative design solutions, exceptional quality products, and on-time delivery. Our reputation in the industry is exceptional. Our team members believe strongly in dedication to going above and beyond for our customers. Applicants must be committed to this same philosophy and have a strong work ethic.

Teak Isle recognizes that our people are our most valuable asset. Without the hard work and dedication of our associates, our reputation of quality products and customer satisfaction would not be possible. Individuals interested in joining our team are encouraged to apply below, including a resume and cover letter.


We don't have any openings at this time but will review all submitted applications.

Put Your Boating Passion To Work
  • Competitive Salaries
  • Casual Office with Casual Dress Code
  • Located in Beautiful Central Florida
  • Comprehensive Employee Benefit Plan
  • Annual Holiday Paid Plant Shutdown
  • 401k with Company Contributions
  • Fun, Collaborative Work Enviroment
  • Travel Opportunities
    (Conferences/Trade Shows)

Teak Isle:
Sales/Project Manager

As a sales representative, you'll be the face of the company. Our reps carry the responsibility of developing new business opportunities without losing the focus on our existing OEM customers. Some travel is required in order to facilitate face-to-face meetings and build solid working relationships with our customers. Position is salary-based with a commission incentive, and offers a competitive benefits package.

Responsibilities

  • Identify, pursue, and develop new sales opportunities.
  • Maintain contact with existing customers on a regular basis to ensure their satisfaction.
  • Communicate with our engineering and prototype departments to relay design needs.
  • Assist in pricing of new designs and projects.
  • Acknowledge, record, and update any change requests in necessary systems.
  • Attend and work trade shows.
  • Travel, occasionally on short notice; Approximately 15-20%.

Core Competencies

  • Professional, approachable relationship builder
  • Able to thrive in a fast-paced “get-it-done” work environment
  • Confident, social leader who "works the room" when given the opportunity
  • High work ethic; dedication to customer service and respect for others
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Required Qualifications

  • Experience working in the marine industry; must be able to demonstrate a technical aptitude and know your way around boats and/or boat manufacturing
  • College degree is preferred. Some college coursework may be substituted by relevant work experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office; Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Ability to read/interpret basic product drawings
  • CAD and/or engineering experience a plus
  • A good driving record
  • References within the industry
† Position is located in the Orlando office and must reside locally (this is not a remote position).
[updated Jan 20, 2020]

BoatOutfitters.com:
Customer Service Associate

Interact with customers in response to inquiries about Boat Outfitters products. Responsibilities will include traditional customer service tasks (phone calls, answering e-mails, taking orders) but will also include more complex projects such as helping to design custom products per customers' unique specifications.

This is not an ordinary customer service job. It requires extensive product training, basic engineering competency and excellent organization. It is not a position with repetitive tasks but rather one where you will face unique challenges daily that often require complex thinking and problem solving.

Responsibilities

  • Professionally handle incoming requests from customers and ensure that issues are resolved promptly and thoroughly.
  • Educate and advise the customer when applicable about appropriate products given unique applications.
  • Interpret customer requirements, identify engineering challenges and act as a liaison between customer and engineering team.
  • Accurately and efficiently place orders into our shopping cart backend systems.
  • Maintain a balance between company policy and customer benefit in decision making.

Requirements

  • General interest in boats and boating accessories (extensive boating experience preferred).
  • Bachelor's degree in relevant field of study or equivalent years of related work experience.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and professionally both verbally and written.

Additional Information

  • Offers will take into consideration your background and related experience
  • Normal work hours for this position is Mon-Fri 7am – 5pm (overtime available)
  • Nights and weekends are not a normal part of our work schedule.
  • Limited travel to industry trade shows may be necessary.
  • We offer a generous selection of benefits including paid time off, a 401K plan with company contributions. We contribute heavily towards your selected medical and dental insurance and also provide life insurance coverage.
[updated Oct 20, 2020]

Prototype Engineer

Teak Isle is seeking a skilled CAD technician to join our engineering team. This position will involve design using 3D Solid Modeling as well as CNC programming using 2D AutoCAD. The chosen candidate will collaborate daily with our sales team and other designers for the development and refinement of new products in a fast-paced environment with a rapid design cycle. This person must be team-centric, have solid 3D Modeling skills, good communication skills, and have an understanding of CNC machining. AutoCAD 2D drawing skills are required at least at a basic level.

Responsibilities

  • Create 3D Solid Models of new products based on customer specified parameters using Autodesk Inventor.
  • Create submittal drawings for customer approval.
  • Create 2D CAD/CAM files for 2 ½ and 3-axis CNC machining using AutoCAD.
  • Coordinate with sales team to develop new products.
  • Assist in the development and refinement of department standards, best practices, and manufacturing/assembly process improvements.
  • Conceptualize and design product for optimal manufacturability.

Requirements

  • 2+ years of industry experience using 3D Parametric Solid Modeling software is a must (Autodesk Inventor preferred but not required). Once on-board, will be trained to use Inventor.
  • Experience using AutoCAD 2D is greatly preferred.
  • Understanding of CAD/CAM equipment and CNC programming is a strong benefit.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude with the ability to develop creative solutions to problems.
  • Cabinetry design and architectural millwork experience is a plus.
  • Must be an independent self-starter that can work with minimal supervision.
  • Team-centric with the willingness to learn from and mentor others.
  • Surface modeling experience using RhinoCad is a plus.
  • Knowledge of boating or marine industry experience is a strong asset.
[updated Apr 9, 2021]

Stock Room Supervisor

Seeking a meticulous and organized stockroom supervisor who can lead a team and implement best practices to keep our stockroom functioning efficiently. The stockroom supervisor will report directly to our purchasing manager and regularly interface with our key manufacturing team leads. They will be responsible for receiving and stocking inbound inventory as well as picking and delivering outbound inventory used by our manufacturing cells.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain an organized, clean and safe work area.
  • Support daily picking requirements for manufacturing production cells.
  • Receive and sign into stock inbound inventory.
  • Identify and suggest process/layout improvements to increase efficiency.
  • Schedule and participate in periodic physical inventory checks.
  • Manage and motivate entry level stockroom clerks.
  • Maintain a part shortage/stock out report.
  • Documents return of damaged/defective stock.

Requirements

  • Must be able to operate a forklift
  • Lifting (up to 50 lbs.)
  • Standing for long periods of time in non climate-controlled factory setting
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Microsoft Excel Experience
[updated Oct 20, 2020]

Buyer

Experienced Buyer and/or experience in a manufacturing environment with demonstrated attention to detail, negotiation, and quality mindset. Skilled at processing purchasing requisitions and follow through for timely delivery and accuracy. To secure the procurement of materials that meets the quality standards, on time delivery requirements and competitive costing set forth by the company.

Day to day responsibilities include plant purchasing for stocking inventory supplies, maintenance supplies, emergency repair part sourcing, and managing relationships with suppliers.

The Buyer must be obsessed with detail and well-run processes;

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Purchase Suggestion Review
  • Item/stock management
  • PO Management
  • Sourcing with qualified suppliers to meet our quality standards and delivery requirements with competitive pricing for shop supplies, maintenance and manufacturing components.
  • Supplier evaluation. Negotiate the best cost/value possible.
  • Maintain open PO reports, expediting, acknowledgements, and item lead-time
  • Communicate specs with suppliers and ensure the products they ship meet or exceed the specs.
  • Communication regarding plant and material specs due to supply and demand issues.
  • Reports to stakeholders potential risk for production and supply chain interruption
  • Strong relationship skills to build trust and confidence with our suppliers
  • Roll up your sleeves and execute on any day-to-day operations that will help us hit our goals.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Extensive knowledge of purchasing process and policy
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong relationship skills to build trust and confidence with our stakeholders
  • Highly organized; process, task, and detail-oriented
  • Quick to learn new systems and programs
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage time effectively
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work on their own
  • Versatile and flexible
  • A practical person with excellent prioritization and skills
  • Ability to thrive in fast-paced ever-changing environment
[updated Apr 1, 2020]

Assembler I

Performs routine assembly of a variety of precut, finished parts for shipping by cleaning, drilling, installing hardware and hanging finished parts into frames. Examines finished products for defects and makes minor repairs if necessary.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Examines each item for color quality, smoothness or defects.
  • Places and secures parts on table for assembly.
  • Organizes parts to determine sequence of assembly.
  • Follows directions to determine layout, bit size and drills holes.
  • Mates hardware with holes.
  • Ascertains appropriate size fastener or screw and joins parts.
  • Hangs precut, finished parts into frames.
  • Cleans parts before sending to shipping.
  • Ensures correct number of parts and accessories are included.
  • Notifies group leader of any problems with equipment.
  • Locks parts, (i.e. tools, bits, etc.) at night before leaving work.
  • Notifies group leader, supervisor or any other management associate of any safety issue.
  • Informs department, group leader or management associate of any product shortages, delays, defects or any other problem affecting shipments to customers.
  • Edges and routes starboard
  • Assists other employees with work projects.
  • Maintains a clean and orderly work area.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Manual dexterity required.
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
  • Ability to understand and follow directions.
  • Capable of reading measurements in inches.
  • Must be able to use small hand tools.
  • Requires ability to work in extreme temperature conditions.
[updated Apr 1, 2020]

CNC Material Handler

Maintains stockyard and raw material racks. Insures CNC operators have necessary raw material (primarily sheet goods) for daily production.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintains and organizes stockyard and raw material racks.
  • Reviews programs to determine what raw materials are needed for the routers and saws.
  • Uses forklift to obtain raw materials from the stockyard and deliver to the CNC machines.
  • Inspects oil, water, brakes, lights and tires on the forklift to insure the equipment is functioning properly.
  • Determines the most efficient use of raw materials to minimize waste.
  • Assists CNC operators with machine loading/unloading and scrap disposal.
  • Monitor scrap bins and remove when necessary.
  • Notifies group leader, supervisor or any other management associate of any safety issues.
  • Informs appropriate department, group leader or management associate of any product shortages, defects, delays or any other problem effecting shipments to customers.
  • Helps respond to ASAP orders by delivering parts for routers immediately or as soon as current cuts are complete.
  • Maintains a clean and orderly work area.
  • Assists other departments to contribute to the overall team effort.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Capable or experienced with safe use of forklift.
  • Lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
  • Ability to understand and follow directions (Spanish and English preferred).
  • Possess basic Math skills.
  • Requires ability to work in extreme temperature conditions.
[updated Apr 1, 2020]

Stock Room Clerk

Supports the receiving department by performing a variety of routine functions, including organizing and maintaining stock room and storage areas, receiving and counting materials and parts, stocking and operating a fork lift.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Checks and counts a wide variety of incoming parts, materials and supplies against purchase orders and packing slips.
  • Visually inspects items for damage, broken packages, obvious defects and shortages and notifies manager of problem.
  • Organizes and assigns bin locations or other locations for large or bulky products throughout the company.
  • Insures parts and materials are piled or stacked safely.
  • Moves material to proper department or place in temporary storage.
  • Assists with monthly/ quarterly finished parts inventory.
  • Maintains a clean and orderly stock area and storage sheds.
  • Notifies group leader, supervisor or any other management associate of any safety issue.
  • Informs appropriate department, group leader or management associate of any product shortage, defect, delays or any problems affecting shipment to customers.
  • Assists yard worker during busy times.
  • Operates forklift to stack parts.
  • Fills in for yard worker when unavailable due to vacations, illness, appointments or other miscellaneous reasons.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by management.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Lifting up to up to 50 lbs.
  • Standing for long periods of time.
  • Requires ability to work in extreme temperature conditions.
  • Must be able to understand and follow directions.
  • Previous fork lift experience helpful.
[updated Apr 1, 2020]

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