Putter Technician

Carlsbad | United States | Engineering
Position Summary:

Performs golf club assignments of a non-routing nature and with some complexity and variety. Responsible for in-house custom building of primarily putters but will extend to other clubs when necessary for Tour Professional specification.

Essential Functions and Key Responsibilities:
  • Perform putter/golf club related assembly to a high degree of technical specifications with a high degree of quality and accuracy.
  • Modify standard components and finished product to meet special technical requirements. Provide and assist golf professionals with company products and service by adjusting, repairing or replacing component parts.
  • Service and repair finished products when necessary. May troubleshoot finished product and make simple repairs as specified or deemed necessary. May make simple adjustments to correct minor deficiencies or meet individual requirements.
  • Perform routine analysis to check accuracy, applicability and reasonableness of specifications to finished product.
  • Follow prescribed work methods or explicit instruction. Maintain equipment and tools necessary for use in area of assignment.
  • Perform work in accordance with sound safety practices.
  • Inspect component parts for flaws, scratches or other cosmetic defects to insure quality workmanship of product.
  • Organize and participate in daily physical inventory.
  • Performs other related duties and assignments as assigned.  
 Knowledge and Skills Requirements:
  • Ability to communicate fluently in English both verbally and in writing and demonstrated skills in reading and following written directions in English
  • Strong knowledge of golf terminology and design, including club assembly process and related standards
  • Proficient in simple arithmetic skills and ability to read measurement tools
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to detect defects and make proper recommendations or repairs
  • Demonstrated skill in the use of standard equipment and hand tools specific to area of assignment
  • Considerable knowledge of the methods, materials, tools and practices used in the building and design of product
  • Ability to use paint spray apparatus combined with ventilation booth in order to complete finished painted products to a high degree of professional standards.
  • Strong interpersonal and public relations skills to deal courteously and professionally with tour professionals and crossfunctional co-workers.
  • Welding and grinding abilities with different metal types in order to modify current and prototype products
Education, Work Experience, and Professional Certifications:
  • High School graduate or equivalent GED required
  • 1 year additional technical or trade school education preferred above high school level
  • 1 –3 years golf club production experience.  Must be a golfer
  • 4+ years of on the job welding experience
  • 10 years of experience regarding modification of existing putter parts in order to create non-standard clubs preferred
 Work Environment / Physical Requirements:
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
  • Primarily lab/warehouse environment, exposure to irritant fumes, solvent, dirt, dust and noise and varying temperature conditions
  • Physically able to lift 25 lbs., bend, stoop, reach and perform routine tasks as required.
  • Ability to work various shifts and/or overtime as required.

The above description is intended to show in general terms, the responsibilities for which the position exists and the type, level and work which must be satisfactorily performed in order to be successful in the position.  However, this description is not intended to be an all-inclusive listing of work requirements nor an all-inclusive list of skills and abilities required to do the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current position, management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the duties, responsibilities and activities or to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions at any time with or without notice.  Nothing in this job description changes the at-will relationship between the Company and its employees.

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The Facts

Jobtitle Putter Technician
Team Engineering
Brand TaylorMade
Location Carlsbad
Country United States
Number 164624
Position Type Full time
Date Aug-01, 2017
Relocation no

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