Prototype Team Leader

Xtreme Tower Products Maryville, TN $22.00 to $25.00 per hour

Position Summary:   Member of Engineering Department with the responsibility for construction of prototype marine accessories, which meet or exceed customer and corporate expectations.

Regular Hours: Monday - Thursday, 6:00am - 4:30pm. Must be available to work overtime and Fridays as needed.

Benefits: Full access to Teladoc upon hiring, completely free (unless prescriptions are needed, those will have to be purchased) for yourself and all members in your household. (All full-time employees are eligible for medical benefits starting the 1st of the month following 60 days of employment)

 Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Fabricates prototype marine accessories.
  • Fabricates tooling to produce marine accessories
  • Adheres to departmental policies and procedures which conform to company policies.
  • Aids in the development of all safety and housekeeping policies and procedures.
  • Assists in the development of and participates in the implementation of continuous improvement projects.
  • Performs testing, accumulates data, and ensures product meets customer and/or industry safety standards prior to manufacture and shipping of production product.
  • Assure achievement of the production schedule by providing technical support.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 Job Qualifications and Skills:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Technical School degree in welding and metal fabrication preferred.
  • Two years’ experience in a manufacturing or technical environment preferred.
  • Two years’ experience steel MIG and aluminum TIG welding preferred
  • 2+ years of Management and or Supervision of a team of direct reports preferred
  • Strong communication, problem solving, planning, and organizing required.
  • Knowledge of engineering and technical principles.
  • Ability to participate in team projects and meetings.
  • Computer knowledge of Microsoft Office preferred
  • Review and interpret prints.

Conditions and Equipment:

  • Standard plant environment must be able to work in extreme heat.
  • Medium physical demands must be able to lift 50 pounds occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds frequently to move objects.
  • Need to have the stamina to stand and walk for long periods of time.
  • Will use a variety of hand tools, metal fabricating tools, TIG welding, and cut-off saws.
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