Marine Dealer Yard Foreman

As a Marine Dealer Yard Foreman, you will play a crucial role in overseeing the operations and activities within our marine dealership yard. You will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations, coordinating the activities of the yard team, and ensuring efficient workflow in handling boats, equipment, and inventory. This position requires strong leadership skills, excellent organizational abilities, and a deep understanding of marine dealership operations.

Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and lead the yard team, including boat handlers, technicians, and support staff.
  • Coordinate and prioritize daily activities, ensuring efficient use of resources and timely completion of tasks.
  • Oversee the movement, storage, and maintenance of boats, trailers, and other marine equipment within the yard.
  • Maintain accurate inventory records, track boat locations, and ensure proper storage and security procedures are followed.
  • Coordinate the preparation of boats for display, including cleaning, detailing, and arranging them in an appealing manner.
  • Conduct regular inspections to ensure boats and equipment are maintained in good condition and comply with safety standards.
  • Collaborate with sales and service departments to ensure smooth coordination of boat deliveries, pick-ups, and service requests.
  • Train and mentor yard personnel, providing guidance on safe handling practices, equipment operation, and maintenance procedures.
  • Monitor and enforce adherence to company policies, safety guidelines, and environmental regulations.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements and implement measures to enhance yard operations and customer satisfaction.

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in a marine dealership or boatyard environment, preferably in a supervisory role.
  • In-depth knowledge of proper boat handling techniques, storage procedures, and maintenance practices.
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with a diverse team.
  • Excellent organizational and time management abilities, with the capacity to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Knowledge of inventory management systems and proficiency in using computer software for recordkeeping and reporting.
  • Understanding of safety regulations and practices related to marine operations.
  • Problem-solving skills to address operational challenges and ensure efficient workflow.
  • Flexibility to work in a dynamic environment with changing priorities and occasional weekend or extended hours.
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to operate various types of marine equipment and vehicles safely.
  • Strong commitment to customer service and satisfaction.

We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, along with opportunities for professional growth and advancement within our organization.

If you are passionate about the marine industry, possess strong leadership skills, and thrive in a fast-paced environment, we encourage you to apply for the Marine Dealer Yard Foreman position. Join our team and contribute to the success of our marine dealership.

To apply, please submit your resume to BenH@gordonbay.com, and a cover letter highlighting your relevant experience and qualifications.

Interested in this position?