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Gel Coat Operator - $1000 sign on bonus! Relocatio

Company: Sportsman Boats Mfg.
Location: Summerville
Posted on: June 11, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSportsman Boats located off the coast of beautiful Charleston, SC, is looking for an experienced gel coat operator to join our successful growing team. Why move to Charleston:

  • # 1 Best Small City in the U.S. – Condé Nast Traveler.
  • # 1 Best City After Service – Navy Federal.
  • # 1 Best New Restaurant: Tempest – 10Best.
  • # 1 City in the United States – Travel + Leisure.
  • # 1 Top City in the South – Southern Living.Also don't forget the beaches, the boating, fishing, kayaking ... so much to do!As a gel coat operator you will be responsible for applying gel coat to molds according to specifications and production schedule, ensuring color, finish and thicknesses are adhered to.Why work at Sportsman Boats?
    • Employees feel appreciated
    • On going training for all employees on lean manufacturing, 5s and more!
    • We promote from within - it is possible to start on the floor and work your way into management
    • Sportsman promotes employee well being - we are creating a culture of hard work, pride, appreciation, personal development, accountability, and commitment.
    • Exceptional facilities and equipment.
    • Our customers absolutely love our boats! You will be proud of where you work.
    • Our core values are *Family * Integrity * Commitment * Innovation * Professionalism
    • Great salary and benefits including paid time off, insurance, and more!Your responsibilities:
      • Perform gel coating of hulls, deck molds, and small parts according to production orders
      • Clean, maintain, and test gel coating equipment to ensure it operates as required
      • Maintain a clean and environmentally safe work area
      • Ensure high quality of all work done
      • Possess the desire and ambition to work safely at all times
      • Initiate and recommend process improvements
      • Perform additional duties and responsibilities as assignedRequirements
        • Minimum of 1 year experience in gel coating open molds
        • Proficient use of hand tools and operating a chopper and gel coat gun
        • Knowledge and experience in the preparation, evaluation, and application of coating systems.
        • Experience with solvents, gel coats, and release agents
        • Ability to maintain and adjust gel coat equipment
        • Ability to pass respirator fit test
        • Ability to follow verbal instructions and follow production schedule
        • Ability to train others on essential functions of job
        • Knowledge of hazardous chemical handling and disposal
        • Positive attitude, high dependability and promotion of good morale
        • Working knowledge of procedures , instructions, and documents as it relates to company quality standards, and written skills
        • Reliable transportation, and good attendance are essential and required
        • Ability to work independently in fast-paced, ever changing environmentWork Environment:
          • This job operates in a manufacturing plant environment and requires exposure to chemicals such as gel coat, acetone, etc. This role routinely wears protective clothing and masks. The lamination area is not air conditioned and requires working during hot humid weather.
          • Must be able to wear required personal protective equipment where designated,Physical Demands:
            • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
            • You will be required to lift, bend, stoop, squat, kneel, twist, turn, climb stairs, reach, grasp, grip, push, pull, and spend entire working hours on your feet. Requires lifting and/or carrying up to 50 lbs. A gel coat operator must be able to hold spray gun for an extended period of time while in continuous motion of left to right and up and down. You can create your future at Sportsman Boats!!To learn more about Sportsman Boats, take a look at https://www.sportsmancareers.comPowered by JazzHRq1w2DJq8yX

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