EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

PHONE SALES REPRESENTATIVE

CAREER DESCRIPTION

Overview:  Looking for the right individual to join one of the Premiere Marine Electric organizations in the world. Ward’s Marine Electric, a family owned and operated business for over 70 plus years, is looking for a stellar Phone Sales Representative.

Minimum Experience:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Proficiency in CRM and inventory management software programs.
  • Processing payments.

Minimum Skills and Special Requirements: 

  • Assisting customers with queries and providing solutions quickly.
  • Possessing excellent product knowledge to inform and increase sales.
  • Following up on orders to prevent delay and frustration.
  • Updating the product inventory.
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish is preferred.

Minimum Education:

  • High school degree/GED required.
  • Product Knowledge on marine electrical parts

Responsibilities shall include but not be limited to:

As a telephone sales representative, you answer incoming calls and work with customers to sell them on our products and services. A telephone sales representative must be passionate about what our company has to offer and truly believe in the vision we sell. This excitement must come through on every call to guarantee that customers enjoy speaking to you and want to learn more about the company and brand.

Environment

  • Office Setting
  • Minimum Travel

Benefits and Wages

  • Health insurance, Dental/Vision Coverage, Long term and Short term disability, 401K, paid vacations/holidays;
  • Wages based on experience and will be discussed in person
  • DRUG free workplace

PURCHASING AGENT

CAREER DESCRIPTION

Overview:  Dream career for the right individual to join one of the Premiere Marine Electric organizations in the world. Ward’s Marine Electric, a family owned and operated business for over 70 plus years, is looking for a stellar Purchasing Agent.

Minimum Experience:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Previous experience as a Purchasing Agent or in a similar position.
  • Proficiency in CRM and inventory management software programs.

Minimum Skills and Special Requirements: 

  • Strong organization and documentation skills.
  • Strong research and analytical skills.
  • Strong critical thinking and negotiation skills.
  • Strong planning and coordination with technical staff.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish is preferred.
  • Must be able to multi-task and work with urgency when required.

Minimum Education:

  • High school degree/GED required.
  • Degree in business administration, procurement, or a related field preferred.

Responsibilities shall include but not be limited to:

We are looking for a dedicated Purchasing Agent to join our procurement team. The Purchasing Agent reports to the Purchasing Manager and is responsible for identifying suppliers, researching goods and services, processing purchase orders, process returns, process warranty returns and verifying delivered items.

To be successful as a Purchasing Agent you should be able to critically assess suppliers, products, and services, and negotiate the best possible deals. Ultimately, an outstanding Purchasing Agent has a keen sense of business and maintains meticulous transaction records.

Environment

  • Office Setting
  • Minimum Travel

Benefits and Wages

  • Health insurance, Dental/Vision Coverage, Long term and Short term disability, 401K, paid vacations/holidays;
  • Wages based on experience and will be discussed in person
  • DRUG free workplace

COUNTER SALES REPRESENTATIVE

CAREER DESCRIPTION

Overview:  Dream career for the right individual to join one of the Premiere Marine Electric organizations in the world. Ward’s Marine Electric, a family owned and operated business for over 70 plus years, is looking for a stellar Counter Sales Representative.

Minimum Experience:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Greeting customers and taking orders.
  • Proficiency in CRM and inventory management software programs.
  • Processing payments.

Minimum Skills and Special Requirements: 

  • Assisting customers with queries and providing solutions quickly.
  • Possessing excellent product knowledge to inform and increase sales.
  • Following up on orders to prevent delay and frustration.
  • Updating the product inventory.
  • Cleaning and Restocking the customer area during quiet times to ensure a neat appearance.
  • Ensuring that each customer leaves the store satisfied.

Minimum Education:

  • High school degree/GED required.
  • Product Knowledge on marine electrical parts

Responsibilities shall include but not be limited to:

We are looking for a result-driven Counter Salesperson to be responsible for the sales process from inception to the execution of the order. Your responsibilities include taking orders, answering questions relating to the order, receiving payment and executing the order. You should provide quick and efficient service, ensure maximum customer satisfaction, and resolve all queries professionally.

To be successful as a Counter Salesperson, you should provide excellent customer service, consistently maintain the image and vision of the organization, and achieve the sales goals of the company. An outstanding Counter Salesperson should display a positive attitude focusing on customer satisfaction, maintain an orderly appearance, and possess excellent interpersonal skills.

Environment

  • Office Setting

Benefits and Wages

  • Health insurance, Dental/Vision Coverage, Long term and Short term disability, 401K, paid vacations/holidays; DRUG free workplace
  • Wages based on experience and will be discussed in person

MARINE ELECTRICAL ENGINEER

CAREER DESCRIPTION

Overview:   Dream career for the right individual to join one of the Premiere Marine Electric organizations in the world.  Ward’s Marine Electric, a family-owned and operated business for over 70 years, is looking for a stellar Marine Electrical Engineer.

Minimum Experience:

Minimum of 5 years experience in the design and engineering of marine electrical systems and equipment.  Have a working knowledge of common marine electrical standards and practices as they relate to electrical power distribution systems and vessel control systems.  Have a working knowledge of all marine systems, including but not limited to, diesel engine propulsion systems, diesel generator systems, fuel systems, fresh water and sewage systems, hydraulic systems, mechanical systems, air conditioning systems, lighting systems, vessel control and navigation systems, alarm, monitoring and safety systems, shore power systems, battery systems, etc.

Minimum Skills and Special Requirements: 

Excellent working skills in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and Access. Also, excellent working skills in AutoCAD in both electrical and mechanical disciplines.  Shall have excellent communication and writing skills.  Must have working knowledge of ABS, Lloyd’s, DNV, MCA and other marine classification standards, the ABYC Standards and the National Electrical Code.

Minimum Education:

Full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor’s or higher degree in electrical engineering.  In lieu of a degree, minimum requirements may be met through extensive experience and specialized knowledge in the marine electrical field.  This experienced and knowledge shall include the ability to apply engineering concepts theories and practices to achieve engineering objectives, to adapt and apply methods and techniques of related scientific disciplines and to organize, analyze, interpret and evaluate data in the solution of engineering problems.

Responsibilities shall include but not be limited to:

Developing marine electrical projects from concept to completion.  Maintaining control of electrical projects for function, suitability and economics.  Developing standards in electrical design, functions and materials.  Developing test procedures for designed marine electrical equipment and systems.  Producing electrical schematics and wiring diagrams for new and existing projects.  Writing technical reports and classification submittals.  Writing installation and operation manuals.  Coordinating with customers, naval architects, equipment vendors, shipyards, classification agencies, contractors and sub-contractors in developing, designing and managing the manufacture, installation, testing and certifying of marine electrical equipment and systems.

Environment

  • Office Setting
  • Minimum Travel

Benefits and Wages

  • Health insurance, Dental/Vision Coverage, Long term and Short term disability, 401K, paid vacations/holidays; profit sharing eligibility after 3 years of employment
  • Wages based on experience and will be discussed in person

MARINE ELECTRICIAN

CAREER DESCRIPTION

Overview:   Amazing opportunity for the right individual to join one of the premiere Marine Electric organizations in the world.  Ward’s Marine Electric, a family-owned and operated business for over 70 years, is looking for an outstanding marine electrician who is knowledgeable and responsible for the maintenance, testing, diagnostics, repair and installation of marine electrical systems and equipment both onboard vessels or in-house.  

Some examples of equipment include battery chargers, inverters, converters, battery systems, standby power supplies, generators, alternators, engine starters, pumps, motors, monitoring systems, alarm systems, fire protection systems, panel boards, switchboards, circuit breakers, relays, transducers, transformers, receptacles, light fixtures, lighting control systems, metering circuits, water heaters, bonding and grounding systems, etc.

Specific Duties:

  • Design and install electrical control systems
  • Layout and install wiring runs
  • Perform electrical, corrosion and lightning damage surveys
  • Troubleshoot electrical equipment and circuits using appropriate test equipment to detect and effect required maintenance, repairs or replacement
  • Perform ship checks onboard to develop technical plan and scope of work for estimating

Skills:

  • Understand single phase and three phase electrical theory
  • Understand and have a working knowledge of European distribution systems
  • Must be able to use electrical test meters, hand crimpers, heavy crimpers, soldering tools, had tools and power tools,
  • Must be able to read and follow electrical diagrams and schematics
  • Must be knowledgeable of marine electrical standards specifically ABYC
  • Must be knowledgeable of relevant marine class societies and rules such as ABS, Lloyds, BV, RINA
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Professional communication skills in various formats including personal, email, telephone, trade shows, networking events
  • Able to write technical reports and field notes

Certifications:

  • American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) Electrical Marine Technician Certification required to maintain a career position with Wards Marine Electric

Environment

  • Onboard vessels in and out of water in local area marinas or boatyards
  • Travel will be necessary however the duration and location will vary
  • Some bending, stooping and lifting of weights up to 75lbs can be expected
  • Periods of non-climate control and or confined spaces

Benefits and Wages

  • Health insurance, Dental/Vision Coverage, Long term and Short term disability, 401K, paid vacations/holidays; profit sharing eligibility after 3 years of employment
  • Wages based on experience and will be discussed in person

MARINE ENGRAVER

DESCRIPTION

Overview:   Amazing opportunity for the right individual to join one of  the premiere Marine Electric organizations in the world.  Ward’s Marine Electric, a family-owned and operated business for over 70 years, is looking for an outstanding marine engraver who is knowledgeable and responsible in the below core competencies.

Qualifications:

  • Mechanically inclined w/ some experience.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Able to problem solve independently and as a team.
  • Have a great work ethic.
  • Have a positive attitude.
  • A confident self-starter driven to succeed.
  • Mathematically inclined & knowledgeable.
  • Good people skills.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Spanish speaking is a plus

Responsibilities:

  • Create tags, small & large boat panels using various substrates, vinyl, plastic, and other components.
  • Must be competent using X-Acto knives/blades, power tools, tape measures & other production tools.
  • Learn to properly use router tables, laser engravers, table saws, finishing equipment, large format printers and other equipment.
  • Some hand painting and spray painting
  • Maintain machinery in good working condition.
  • Must be in good physical condition and be able to lift over 50 lbs.
  • Good in measurements, math and recreating custom panels from customers
  • Familiar with design or sign programs is a plus, we use Vision Pro 9

Benefits and Wages

  • Health insurance, Dental/Vision Coverage, Long term and Short term disability, 401K, paid vacations/holidays; profit sharing eligibility after 3 years of employment
  • Wages based on experience and will be discussed in person

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