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:
OEM Sales Representative

As the OEM 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
[updated November 2, 2017]

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 July 11, 2016]

Teak Isle:
Sales and Engineering Assistant

Teak Isle Manufacturing is the premier designer and manufacturer of custom OEM parts for the Marine Industry. Over 200 of the nation's most well-respected boat builders depend on Teak Isle for their custom acrylic, high-density polyethylene, solid surface, and custom cabinetry. We work closely with the boat company engineering and design teams. This is an opportunity for a technically inclined, motivated individual to join our Orlando, Florida based sales team.

Responsibilities

  • Assisting the Sales Team with follow-through of customer projects.
  • Dedication to excellent customer service.
  • Being organized and able to manage multiple projects from concept to completion.
  • Working closely with boat manufacturing engineers and sales teams.
  • Calculating product prices; part entry into our pricing systems.
  • Assisting in planning for trade shows and attending 2-3 shows per year.
  • Assisting in marketing - including writing press releases, posting on social media sites, and contributing content to marine industry magazines and TV shows.
  • Processing engineering changes to parts in our various systems.

Qualifications

  • Good general knowledge of boats and boat components.
  • Strong technical aptitude with an engineering background preferred.
  • Being technically inclined and interested in mechanical design to help develop innovative new products.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to deal with customers, vendors, and coworkers in a professional and friendly manner.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Word, and Excel.
  • References within the industry.
[updated Oct 10, 2017]

Teak Isle/BoatOutfitters.com:
Prototype Engineer

Product design and engineering is a critical component to the success of our business and satisfaction of our customers. Our prototype engineers collaborate with the sales team and other designers to bring quality products to market rapidly. A collaborative environment, developing creative solutions, and a wide range of products make this an interesting and gratifying position.

Responsibilities

  • Develop 3D solid models and submittal drawings for new products including such as doors/hatches, wind screens, sliding cabin entry doors, high-end tackle units, solid surface products, cabinetry, and other millwork.
  • CNC programming for 2 1/2 and 3-axis machining.
  • Conceptualize and design products for optimal functionality and manufacturability.
  • Work in a team environment to assist in the development and refinement of department standards, best practices, co-worker mentoring, and process improvement.
[updated July 11, 2016]

BoatOutfitters.com:
eCommerce Catalog Manager

The Boat Outfitters catalog manager is responsible for overseeing and driving business decisions related to all aspects of the Boat Outfitters product catalog. This position will be highly involved with both in-house prototyping as well as negotiating distribution opportunities with external suppliers. Responsibilities will include strategic decisions related to category expansion, pricing and more.

Responsibilities

  • Analyze changes in sales patterns to adjust pricing and/or advertising appropriately.
  • Oversee internal new product development projects from concept to site implementation.
  • Research, suggest and implement category expansion opportunities.
  • Develop merchandising subcategories (gift guides, etc.).
  • Coordinate the addition of new products:
    • Identify and introduce new product lines
    • Collect literature, images, pricing, etc.
    • Negotiate initial stock orders or drop ship agreements
    • Load additional products onto website.
[updated Jult 11, 2016]

Teak Isle:
Maintenance Technician

Performs preventative maintenance, repair, and installation of equipment throughout manufacturing facilities; including building maintenance, grounds maintenance, and construction activities.

Responsibilities

  • MUST have electrical background experience.
  • Installs, repairs, maintains a variety of electrical equipment and controls related to production and building equipment, including motors, relays, circuit breakers per standard practice.
  • Maintains equipment inventories, recommends replacement or repairs for obsolete or damaged equipment.
  • Estimates repair costs, orders and purchases parts, supplies or equipment, under the direction of senior management.
  • Performs all necessary maintenance on the facility.
  • Sets up work stations, including installing necessary air and electric.
  • Develop, recommend and implement preventative maintenance programs and safety standards.
  • May determine the need for and direct the efforts of outside contractors.
  • Maintain equipment maintenance records and schedules.
  • Maintains physical and safety conditions in the company by inspecting equipment and notifying safety officer of needed repairs or any other safety issue.
  • Trains other department personnel on equipment operation and preventative maintenance
  • Assists other department and management to contribute to the overall team effort.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.

Qualifications

  • Must be possess excellent mechanical skills.
  • Must have good communication skills.
  • A certain amount of confidentiality an independent judgement is necessary.
  • Bilingual language abilities A Plus.
  • Lifting up to 50 lbs.
[updated August 3, 2017]

BoatOutfitters.com:
eCommerce Catalog Manager

The Boat Outfitters catalog manager is responsible for overseeing and driving business decisions related to all aspects of the Boat Outfitters product catalog. This position will be highly involved with both in-house prototyping as well as negotiating distribution opportunities with external suppliers. Responsibilities will include strategic decisions related to category expansion, pricing and more.

Responsibilities

  • Analyze changes in sales patterns to adjust pricing and/or advertising appropriately.
  • Oversee internal new product development projects from concept to site implementation.
  • Research, suggest and implement category expansion opportunities.
  • Develop merchandising subcategories (gift guides, etc.).
  • Coordinate the addition of new products:
    • Identify and introduce new product lines
    • Collect literature, images, pricing, etc.
    • Negotiate initial stock orders or drop ship agreements
    • Load additional products onto website.
[updated Jult 11, 2016]

Teak Isle:
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 production documentation 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.

Qualifications

  • Lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Capable or experienced with safe use of forklift.
  • 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 10, 2017]

Teak Isle:
Assembler

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

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.
  • Must be able to use small hand tools.
  • Requires ability to work in extreme temperature conditions.
[updated Sept 23, 2016]

Teak Isle:
Cabinet Builder

Operates a variety of machines and hand tools to build, sand, clean and assemble more complex cabinets, galleys and doors. Notifies of any defects by visual and manual examination.

Qualifications

  • Previous wood working experience required.
  • Lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Manual dexterity required.
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to read tape measure in inches.
  • Ability to understand and follow directions.
  • Requires ability to work in extreme temperature conditions.
[updated Sept 23, 2016]

Teak Isle/BoatOutfitters.com:
Teak Builder

Cuts and assembles teak parts from drawings or patterns. Examines finished products for defects and makes repairs. Insures company quality and quantity standards are met.

Qualifications

  • Previous wood working experience required.
  • Lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Manual dexterity required.
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to read tape measure in inches.
  • Ability to understand and follow directions.
  • Requires ability to work in extreme temperature conditions.
[updated Sept 23, 2016]

Teak Isle/BoatOutfitters.com:
Packer/Shipper

Prepares finished products for shipment to customers. Operates manifest and makes labels for shipping carriers (eg. UPS, USPS, FedEx).

Qualifications

  • Lifting up to 40 lbs.
  • Exposure to arm and wrist fatigues.
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to read, write and communicate in English.
  • Ability to understand and follow directions.
  • Requires ability to work in extreme temperature conditions.
[updated Sept 23, 2016]

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