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:
Inside Sales Representative/Marine Prototype Design Assistant

As an Inside sales associate you will assist the sales department with requests and follow-up of new prototypes and the maintenance of existing accounts and projects. Please note that this is not a typical "order taking" position. This team member will be actively involved in all projects from concept to completion. Working closely with boat companies and their engineering and design teams, this position offers a great opportunity for a motivated, technically inclined individual to become part of the Teak Isle team. Boat manufacturers come to Teak Isle for products to help solve a problem or meet a need for their boats. It is our job to find solutions, keep within their budgets, and produce a product for them of exceptional quality. If you are hard working and highly motivated we would like to have you on our team.

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with company owners in the implementation of customer requests.
  • Maintain contact with boat companies on a regular basis to ensure their satisfaction with our quality of service and products.
  • Communicate with our engineering department to relay customer design needs.
  • Assist in pricing of new designs and projects.
  • Assist in Boat Show display set up and represent company in boat show booths.

Requirements

  • An ability to understand basic product drawings
  • AutoCad proficiency a plus
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Word, and Excel
  • Dedication to customer service
[updated July 11, 2016]

Teak Isle:
Sales Representative

Working closely with boat companies and their engineering and design teams, this position offers a great opportunity for a motivated, technically inclined individual to become part of the Teak Isle team. As an outside sales associate you will be expected to actively seek additional business with new and existing accounts. This position requires a certain amount of travel around the country, in order to solidify face to face contact with our customers and to build and maintain strong relationships. Our customers come to Teak Isle for products to help solve a problem or meet a need. It is our job to find solutions, keep within their budgets, and produce a product for them of exceptional quality. If you are hard working and highly motivated we would like to have you on the Teak Isle team.

Responsibilities

  • Identify and pursue new sales opportunities.
  • Maintain contact with customers on a regular basis to ensure their satisfaction with our quality of service and products.
  • Communicate with our engineering department to relay customer design needs.
  • Assist in pricing of new designs and projects.
  • Follow through with steps to ensure customer requests and/or changes are updated in all necessary systems.
  • Attend and work trade shows.

Requirements

  • Good working knowledge of boats and boat systems
  • An ability to understand basic product drawings
  • AutoCad proficiency a plus
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Word, and Excel
  • Dedication to customer service
  • Good driving record
[updated July 11, 2016]

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/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:
Purchasing Agent

Purchase raw materials, semi-fabricated parts, and maintenance supplies to assure required materials are on hand to meet manufacturing and maintenance requirements.

Responsibilities

  • Review MRP generated suggestions, analyze, and make inventory purchases.
  • Purchase supplies and equipment from requisitions.
  • Process receipts for all purchases, notifying vendor of any discrepancies found at time of receipt (damage, quantity variances, etc.)
  • Maintain purchase records, enter and maintain purchase orders.
  • Expedite and reschedule purchase orders as necessary.
  • Process vendor returns and work with accounting to insure credit is received for returns. Reconcile and resolve invoice/purchase order discrepancies.
  • Source new vendors for new items.
  • Negotiate pricing on new and existing products and raw materials.
  • Report cost increases and cost savings to Management.
  • Oversee MSDS guide to insure compliance with OSHA recommendations and regulations.
  • Inform appropriate department, group leader, and management of product shortages, defects, delays, and any other problem affecting shipments to customers.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.
  • High volume of data entry.
  • Performs other tasks as directed / required.

Qualifications

  • High school graduate required. Post secondary degree preferred.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents and blueprints.
  • Minimum 2 years purchasing experience with an MRP system, Vantage/Epicor preferred.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong working knowledge of Excel.
  • Flexible work schedule.
  • Strong attention to detail, accuracy, and the ability to check own work.
  • Ability to work additional hours as required.
[updated March 14, 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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