We are looking for an FRP Process Engineer/Supervisor for our location in Marion, South Carolina. The quality control and improvement supervisor guarantees the structural and aesthetical quality of the FRP part. In particular validating the compliance of raw material used, validating the proper implementation of the various FRP process and engaging the team (team members and technical support) to improve and reduce rework. Supervise and coordinate the assignments, operations and activities of a small team of 8-10 people.
Job Responsibilities Include: Provide guidance to the teams through a continual floor presence and frequent communication of Beneteau goals, team performance, quality performance, projects and general information. Coordinate production methods, read and analyze charts and work orders to meet productions requirements and ensure timely assembly of product. Train employees, conduct safety meetings and enforce standard operating procedure compliance. Validate raw material from suppliers, work with the R&D to approve new material and stay informed of process change; Validate the part are built per specification; Guarantee the respect of SOP, Sequence manual and industry best practice; Follow the full construction during the launch of new design; Review the current process, the rework and the warranty claims to identify opportunity of improvement; Define an improvement road map to reach our budgetary target and track the progress made during the year; Work with the plant QC team to receive plant feedback and coordinate the overall improvement plan; Participate in the implementation of improvement where needed: documentation, instruction, organization, tooling, fixture, raw mat, etc.; Performs all other miscellaneous duties as requested.
Minimum Education and Experience: Bachelors degree or equivalent vocational/technical training and at least eight (8) years of advance fiberglass manufacturing or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Licenses and/or Certifications: Certified Composites Technician (CCT) by American Composites Manufactures Association or equivalent justifying expertise in composite implementation in particular with injection molding, infusion molding.
About Groupe Beneteau
As the boating industry's global market leader, Groupe Beneteau, through its Boat division’s 10 brands, offers over 200 recreational boat models serving its customers’ diverse navigational needs and uses, from sailing to motorboating, monohulls and catamarans. Leading the European leisure homes market, the three brands from the Group's Housing division offer a comprehensive range of leisure homes, lodges and pods that combine eco-design with high standards of quality, comfort and practicality. With its international industrial capabilities and global sales network, the Group employs 7,000 people, primarily in France, the US, Poland, Italy and China. The Boat division's brands offer unique leisure vessels from 15 to 105 feet: - Beneteau -Jeanneau - Lagoon - Prestige - CNB - Monte Carlo Yachts / MCY - Four Winns - Glastron - Wellcraft - Scarab - CNB Pro (professional vessels) The Housing division builds leisure homes and lodges, as well the associated services with the brands IRM and O'Hara. Coco Sweet is an innovative pod concept.