WHY WORK AT CHRIS-CRAFT?

Chris-Craft is an American icon in a class of its own. Throughout its history, Chris-Craft has always meant classic elegance, beautiful craftsmanship, superb quality, reliability, service and a unique heritage. After more than 142 years, Chris-Craft remains a classic American story that still continues today. Our strength and future growth depend on the contributions made by each person within our organization. Chris-Craft believes that outstanding people are the key to success.

AVAILABLE POSITIONS

Chris-Craft Corporation, a manufacturer and marketer of premium boats and yachts located in Sarasota, FL, has an immediate opening for an entrepreneurial individual able to set up an E. Com based apparel, accessories and gift business, based on the use of the “Chris-Craft” brand. This position has responsibility for planning, selection and sales of Chris-Craft branded apparel and merchandise. This is a part time position, approximately 30 hours per week.


Responsibilities include:

  • Identify what products should be sold on the Chris-Craft E. Com site. This will be a function of relevance to the marine heritage of Chris-Craft as well as the market size of each product category.
  • Source high quality products and negotiate best prices
  • Optimize sales and gross margin dollars by analyzing, evaluating and adjusting plans
  • Monitor placed orders to ensure timely deliveries. Resolve fulfillment and/or shipping problems in a timely manner
  • Maintain the apparel, accessories and gift section of our website
  • Open-to-Buy, pricing and markdown management
  • Establish retail store relationships for wholesale distribution should there be demand over and above the E. Com site
  • Attend seasonal trade shows to gain ideas for new products

Candidate requirements:

• 3+ years retail apparel buying experience
• Strong computer skills

  • Excellent negotiating skills
    • Self-starter, organized, detail oriented, flexible and adaptable
    • Strong sense of style and trends
    • Have consistent follow-up and follow-through discipline
    • Must be able to work effectively and cooperatively with vendors, store and corporate personnel
    • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written
    • Bachelor’s degree or higher, equivalent experience may substitute

Benefits Offered

Medical, Life, Dental, 401K

Employment Type

Full-Time

Must be able to sand, mask, prep boats for paint.

Ability to use DA, sander, and light body filler repair.

Benefits Offered

Medical, Life, Dental, 401K

Employment Type

Full-Time

Duties/ Responsibilities: Purchase assigned materials at the lowest total costs for the quantity, quality, and delivery required. This includes new and existing production parts and facilities maintenance items. This position requires that the individual be able to work without close supervision understanding what needs to be done and taking the required action. Each commodity assignment has unique characteristics that require different tactics and the buyer/ planner must be able to read and understand each situation and act accordingly. This person will communicate to manager any problems that may affect the company or post pone production as they arise. Maintain inventory levels so that manufacturing has all required materials to function, while controlling cost. Develop and maintain responsible supplier relationships. Negotiate best possible pricing by negotiations with current suppliers, or sourcing new suppliers. Maintain all purchasing databases by keeping them current to ensure other departments have access to correct information. Maintain standard cost and purchase price fields in ACCPAC system to ensure 100% accuracy. Report unit price adjustments thru the purchase price variance (PPV) program.

Benefits Offered

Medical, Life, Dental, 401K

Employment Type

Full-Time

We are seeking a Marine Prototype Boat Builder to become an integral part of our team! You will develop new product models to be manufactured in accordance with company standards.

Responsibilities:

  • Create functional and appealing product designs
  • Pay close attention to details
  • Work with manufacturing to refine designs and secure final approval for production
  • Collaborate with fellow engineers and managers

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in maritime prototype engineering or other related field
  • Familiarity with production processes and materials
  • Strong boat building skills
  • Deadline and detail-oriented

Benefits Offered

Medical, Life, Dental, 401K

Employment Type

Full-Time

Minimum Skill Requirements: Must be able to read and write. High school diploma or GED preferred. General knowledge of boat building, auto mechanics and/or assembly in a manufacturing environment strongly preferred. Must have working knowledge of the use of hand and air tools such as screwdrivers, drills, mini-saws, grinders, wrenches, screwdrivers, hammers, etc. 

Duties/Responsibilities: Installs interior and exterior parts of boats to hulls and decks including, seats, cabinets, tanks, doors, windshields, canvas, etc.

Physical Requirements: Including, but not limited to: bending, climbing, crawling, stretching, squatting, kneeling, twisting, reaching, walking and lifting up to 20 pounds. May work on knees, seated, laying down, standing up. May require individual to be in awkward positions. 

Environmental Conditions: Exposed to heat, cold, dust, fumes, and some outside weather conditions. May be exposed to acetone, putties, glues, adhesive cleaners, caulking, transmission fluids, lubricants.

Prior boat building experience is a plus. This is a full time position Monday through Thursday; 6:00 AM - 4:30 PM. 

Chris-Craft offers an excellent benefit package including Medical and Dental Insurance with Company contribution; 100% paid Short Term Disability Insurance, 100% paid Life Insurance; supplemental insurance is available; 9 Paid Holidays; Biweekly bonus plan.

A representative of Chris Craft will contact all qualified candidates. Chris-Craft is an Equal Opportunity Employer as well as a Drug Free Workplace.

 

Benefits Offered

Medical, Life, Dental, 401K

Employment Type

Full-Time

Looking for energetic individual who has a vast area of knowledge with boat electrical systems. Troubleshooting abilities for wire harnesses installed in boats. General knowledge of boat building, auto mechanics and/or electrical assembly in a manufacturing environment strongly preferred. Experiences in 12 volt and 120 volt required. Must have working knowledge of the use of hand and air tools. Has knowledge of commonly -used concepts, practices and procedures within the boat manufacturing field.

HOW TO APPLY

To apply via e-mail, send your resume in Word format or TEXT format pasted into an email to: hr@chriscraft.com.

Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

8161 15th St. E

Sarasota, FL 34243

941-358-3747

TOP PAY FOR EXPERIENCED CANDIDATES

Chris-Craft is an Equal Opportunity Employer as well as a drug-free workplace. All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and background screen. Your interest in becoming part of the team that builds the legend is greatly appreciated! Each application will be reviewed and those candidates that qualify will be contacted.

Thank you for your interest in Chris-Craft Corporation.