R&D / Engineering Technician
Company: Highwater Marine, LLC/Pontoon Boat, LLC
Posted on: May 27, 2023
Godfrey Marine, a division of Polaris Industries, designs, engineers, manufactures, and markets a full offering of pontoon, deck, and sport boats. Our industry-leading brands, Godfrey Pontoons and Hurricane Deck Boats, are renowned for their quality and innovation throughout the U.S., Canada, and Caribbean. Both brands were instrumental in the creation of their markets. Godfrey was notable in inventing the pontoon segment and Hurricane leads the deck boat market which it also invented. Together, these brands are focused on the manufacturing of boats that offer the best time on the water and are fun for the whole family.
Every member of the Godfrey Marine team lives by a higher standard, driven by core values that guide us toward being our very best for our teammates, our customers, and our company. These values are captured in our commitment to authenticity, integrity, respect, accountability, innovation, and positive attitudes. We understand that our legacy of superior products and service is a result of who we are as individuals, and this helps us achieve excellence as a team. We value diversity and embrace all our team members. With a state-of-the-art production facility, Godfrey Marine offers employees a modern, comfortable workplace with a strong benefits package including a 401k; Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP); Ten (10) Paid Holidays, Paid Time Off (Vacation); a Discount Apparel Program; Product Rental on Indian Motorcycle, Rangers and Slingshots; and a Whole Goods Discount Program, with a reduced price to purchase a Ranger, Razor, Indian Motorcycles, Bennington / Godfrey pontoons and Hurricane deck boats.
TITLE: R D / Engineering Technician
LOCATION: Elkhart, IN
REPORTS TO: Benoit Renaud
Employee must have high initiative to seek out solutions to processes of manufacturing and building of product. This is a highly flexible role to aid product engineering and assist with new product development. This function is to build and test our products to NMMA / ABYC Standards by developing procedures and equipment for consistency. This will require to set up and run a physical test of the part using NMMA/ABYC requirements and beyond as in cycle testing for approval. Once part is proven to be successful, testing will need to be documented in an appropriate manor. This role will assist the engineering team in the R D of new product helping to maintain new product to DFM and building proof of concept prototypes. Assisting with boat testing is required. DOT certification to tow boat and Forklift certification will be a requirement. Knowledge of materials and processes used in our boat building are an asset. FRP lamination and repair, wood cutting, aluminum forming and welding, machining, etc.
The position will report to the R D supervisor/ Engineering manager and will also be expected to work under their own initiative. There is a need for excellent communication and the continued maintenance of relationships with all staff, vendors and customers.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES RESPONSIBILITIES:
---Performs other duties as assigned
NOTE:This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.
Keywords: Highwater Marine, LLC/Pontoon Boat, LLC, Elkhart , R&D / Engineering Technician, Professions , Elkhart, Indiana
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