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Do you get your energy from helping customers achieve their goals? Want to work in a fast-paced, casual environment? Then, Manitowoc Marina is the place for you to further your career.

Manitowoc Marina and Nestegg Marine are always looking for qualified, hardworking individuals to join our team. If you are interested in joining our fun-loving marine professionals, apply now below!

Manitowoc Marina LLC believes in excellence through diversity and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Looking for a senior leadership role in a fast-paced and growing business? Manitowoc Marina is looking for an experienced marine professional to co-lead one of the largest service departments on Lake Michigan while simultaneously developing new business units and process improvements. This role reports to the President of Manitowoc Marina LLC and is responsible for in-year revenue and profitability growth targets of the Service Department

 

How you’ll lead:

  • Manage relationships with key customers, employees, and vendors; ensuring timely and quality commitments to all stakeholders
  • Manage service department schedule and improve technician labor efficiency 
  • Estimate, manage, and invoice service projects 
  • Create and operationalize warranty process for new boat sales
  • Design and enforce quality enforcement standards across all service work orders
  • Assist in the recruiting, hiring, and career development of service department personnel 
  • Represent Manitowoc Marina at trade and boat shows 
  • Coordinate events and recognition for service department team members
  • Contribute to overall company strategic planning process

 

What you’ll bring:

  • Experience in marine industry, leading teams desired
  • Knowledge of sales process and proven track record in sales conversion
  • Experience in service management and process optimization
  • Flexible work schedule, as some weekends and holidays will be required

Contact to Apply:
Rich Larsen | (920) 682-5117 | rlarsen@manitowoc-marina.com

We are searching for a Sales and Marketing Coordinator who is passionate about boating and can help take our sales operations to the next level.

How you’ll lead:

  • Assist in the management of sales department; including handling new boat orders, sales documents, deliveries, warranty, and ongoing relationship management
  • Represent Manitowoc Marina LLC in the sale of new and used boats, kayaks, and accessories
  • Attend boat shows and trade shows on behalf of Manitowoc Marina LLC
  • Upload and maintain all Manitowoc Marina LLC boat listings into YachtWorld and/or other platforms
  • Maintain CRM database
  • Develop and maintain e-mail, social media, and web campaigns
  • Maintain and update content on Manitowoc Marina LLC websites

What you’ll bring:

  • Knowledge in the sales process through past administrative or hands-on experience
  • Extreme attention to detail and superb task management
  • Knowledge of social media and email marketing best practices
  • Passion for boating and the products that we represent

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement

Contact to Apply:
Brad Eckhardt | (920) 682-5117 | beckhardt@manitowoc-marina.com

Manitowoc Marina is seeking an individual to perform all phases of staffing, recruitment and employee engagement. This position is responsible for outreach recruiting, interviewing, hiring, orienting, on-boarding new hires and utilizing various elements to retain employees.

How you’ll lead:

  • Perform all recruiting activities including advertising, attending job fairs, creative sourcing, screening, background checking, on-boarding, and orientations
  • Coordinate communication with candidates
  • Develop candidate pipelines using a variety of sourcing methods
  • Create and update job descriptions as needed
  • Work with benefit providers in enrolling and making necessary changes
  • Work with Service team in the process of identifying and hiring school to work program participants
  • Create and maintain employee files
  • Develop and maintain key relationships with local colleges and vocational schools.
  • Additional projects and tasks as assigned

What you’ll bring:

  • Proven track record of managing full life cycle recruitment process
  • Self-motivated, with the ability to prioritize and complete projects in a deadline driven environment
  • Familiarity with applicant tracking systems and social media platforms
  • Excellent communications skills and ability to maintain sensitive information
  • Ability to multitask with interruptions while maintaining a positive, professional demeanor
  • Demonstrated excellence in organizational skill, time management, detail orientation, and creativity within a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Strong problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products, with focus on Microsoft Outlook and Excel
  • Experience with interviewing and evaluating candidates
  • Solid organizational skills with the ability to maintain updated physical and digital employee records

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement

Contact to Apply:
Rich Larsen | (920) 682-5117 | rlarsen@manitowoc-marina.com

Due to significant growth in boat sales Manitowoc Marina seeking a Yacht broker to join our team in either Manitowoc or Marinette WI. Lines represented include Axopar, X-Yachts, Brabus Marine, Cutwater, Rossiter and Starcraft. Manitowoc Marina also brokers used boats. This is a full-time yacht broker that will be responsible for generating new leads, identifying business opportunities, and maintaining positive customer relationships.

How you’ll lead:

  • Utilize Manitowoc Marina sales tools, including CRM, for daily follow up and prospecting for new customers, as well as communication on a regular basis with existing clients
  • Maintain precise client records, diligently inputting and maintaining an accurate and comprehensive database
  • Acquire full knowledge of product lines, including all standard features, accessories, and options
  • Secure quality listings with quality photos for input in Yacht World and BoatWizard
  • Successfully achieve sales targets and objectives
  • Secure quality brokerage listings
  • Familiarize yourself on a daily basis for what boats are currently available and their selling price
  • Actively support and participate in boat shows, on-site and off-site special events, and displays
  • Precisely quote pricing to clients, including taxes, freight, trade-in allowance, fees, and requirements for financing
  • Understanding of all yacht sales transaction regulations and contracts
  • Ability to work efficiently both independently and collaboratively with a team
  • Knowledge of yachts and experience in the marine industry preferred
  • Self-disciplined, motivated, and organized
  • Other duties, as directed

What you’ll bring:

  • Previous experience in sales, preferably yacht sales
  • Experience with social media, marketing, video production is a plus
  • Self-motivated
  • Eager to continue learning more about the marine industry
  • Ability to develop relationships with new and old clients
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Deadline and detail-oriented

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Tuition reimbursement

Contact to Apply:
Brad Eckhardt | (920) 682-5117 | beckhardt@manitowoc-marina.com

Manitowoc Marina is looking for Paint and Fiberglass technicians to become members of its growing service department. We are looking for individuals with a great attitude, enthusiasm for their profession, and focused on delivering an outstanding customer experience.

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Examines boat and effectively communicate the nature of repair to the customer and/or Service Mgr
  • Provide customer timely estimates as requested
  • Review work orders to determine work to be performed.
  • Paint and varnish boats
  • Wax boats
  • Fiberglass repairs
  • Wood repairs

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Experience in coatings; including paint and varnish application
  • Experience in fiberglass and wood repairs is a plus
  • Experience in resins and compounds is a plus

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement

Contact to Apply:
Rich Larsen | (920) 682-5117 | rlarsen@manitowoc-marina.com

We are currently seeking a rigger/general boat yard technician. Candidates must have a basic, if not a full knowledge, of sailboat rigging. We are also looking for employees for an entry level rigger position, who may have sailing experience, but never worked in a boatyard setting. If rigging work is unavailable in the offseason, the employee will assist in other departments in the yard such as painting, boat moving, detailing, etc.

Qualifications:

  • Boat handling sailing experience
  • Knowledge to properly inspect rigging, furling and steering systems for safety and functionality
  • Experience with wire swaging equipment and splicing
  • Familiarity with rig parts such as spreaders, shrouds, furlers, turnbuckles, mast head gear, etc
  • Working knowledge of 12 volt systems
  • Ability to lift fifty pounds when needed, move around a dock, on a ladder, or in a tight space while remaining safe and without damaging property
  • Either possessing a forklift certification or willing to train in Forklift Operation
  • Ability to shift between multiple tasks in a fast-paced work environment

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Bring boats in/out of slips
  • Bend on and unbend sails. Install and remove canvas
  • Bring masts in and out of storage
  • Assist stepping and unstepping masts
  • Inspect boats for worn or broken equipment
  • Keep a clean and organized work area
  • Miscellaneous rigging projects such as working aloft, servicing winches, replacing equipment, cleaning gear, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement

Contact to Apply:
Rich Larsen | (920) 682-5117 | rlarsen@manitowoc-marina.com

Work with Service Manager to oversee customer satisfaction, shop productivity, safety, organization and cleanliness as it relates to electronic repairs.

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Install electrical components, equipment, or systems
  • Inspect and test electrical systems and equipment to locate and diagnose malfunctions, using visual inspections, testing devices, and software.
  • Adjust, repair, or replace defective parts, wiring and relays in ignition, navigation, lighting, hvac, power generation and safety control systems.
  • Adjust electronic equipment (including software updates) to ensure optimal performance
  • Confer with customers to determine the nature of malfunctions.
  • Estimate costs of repairs based on parts and labor requirements.
  • Cut openings and drill holes for fixtures, outlet boxes, and fuse holders, using electric drills and routers.
  • Follows all safety precautions and procedures at times.
  • Monitors shop supply inventory and orders as needed
  • Ensures that tools are organized, accounted for and maintained. Responsible for maintaining company equipment
  • Meets with service manager daily to review workflow
  • Informs service manager of issues pertaining to deviations from standard on repair cost, quality or timeliness
  • Treat all employees and customers with the courtesy and respect they deserve
  • Communicates with customers on technical issues as needed
  • Helps test customer boats to ensure repairs were performed correctly
  • Follows manufacturer warranty policies and procedures
  • Review all recalls, service bulletins and product updates
  • Attends training seminars as needed
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent
  • 2-3 years experience in the marine industry specific to area of electronics
  • Ability to communicate at a high level, both verbally and in writing
  • Be team-oriented, self-motivated, and process driven with excellent leadership skills
  • Have a valid state driver’s license

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement

Contact to Apply:
Rich Larsen | (920) 682-5117 | rlarsen@manitowoc-marina.com

Manitowoc Marina is looking for an experienced Marine Mechanic to become a member of its growing service department. As a Marine Mechanic you will be involved in all aspects of troubleshooting and repair. The ideal candidate will have at least five – seven years’ experience as a marine repair technician, possess vendor certifications from marine equipment manufacturers and industry organizations and be efficient and thorough at the same time. Specific tasks include diagnosis and troubleshooting, repair and maintenance, complete overhaul, repowering of engines and generators, set-up and commissioning of electronic control systems, replacement or repair of related components and systems, etc. We are looking for an individual with a great attitude, enthusiasm for their profession and focused on delivering an outstanding customer experience.

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Examines boat and effectively communicate the nature of repair to customer and/or Service Mgr
  • Provide customer timely estimates as requested
  • Review work orders to determine work to be performed.
  • Perform diagnostics and repair of all types of marine engines and transmissions/drives/generators/air conditioning systems.
  • Disassemble and inspect parts for wear
  • Overhaul or replace carburetors blowers, generators, distributors, starters, pumps, electrical and fuel systems.
  • Rebuild parts such as engine cylinder blocks
  • Repair 12V electrical boat systems e.g., bilge pumps/float switches, lighting, live wells, etc.
  • Rewire ignition system, lights and instrument panel
  • Install and repair accessories such as radios and marine electronics
  • Other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Certifications from ABYC, NMEA and various marine equipment manufacturers would be beneficial
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and electrical schematics.
  • Must have the proper tools to perform the trade
  • Proficient in the use of computers and diagnostic tools.
  • Possess a valid US driver’s license.
  • Experience in all areas of boat repair and maintenance.
  • Experience in safe operation of boats.
  • Must have Excellent time management skills

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement

Contact to Apply:
Rich Larsen | (920) 682-5117 | rlarsen@manitowoc-marina.com

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More than a place to dock your boat: We offer an incredible facility complete with full retail store, the most comprehensive service facility on Lake Michigan, and we are just steps away from downtown Manitowoc offering great dining and nightlife with small town charm.

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