Technical Lead for Production & Quality

Zim Sailing
33 Broadcommon Rd. Unit 1
Bristol, RI 02809
United States

Marine Manufacturing/Fabrication
Job Start Date
Housing Provided
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Description

Technical Lead: Production & Quality

This technical position oversees detailed production matters, continuously improving our products and processes. From writing detailed work instructions, documenting standards, to SOPs and updating boat build manuals – this position ensures quality and efficient production. They report directly to the Production Manager.

Additionally, this position is responsible for implementation of product improvement and new product development. Small improvements can make a big difference to our customers in this market, and rolling those out regularly keeps us ahead of the field. Together with our production team, the Technical Lead looks after all our products.


- Technical oversight for production processes

- Implements new/existing product development ideas

- Evaluating new materials for quality and value

- Provides quality feedback to suppliers

- Manage and track all aftermarket issues & their resolutions

- Leads continuous improvement of production processes/technology

- Review and update work processes, instructions, and construction manuals
Skills Required

- Background in a production environment.

- Problem solving & decision making

- Technical eye, focus on the details

Compensation & Benefits

- Salary (d.o.e.)

- Performance Incentives (Production Gainshare)

- Health insurance (BlueCross BlueShield)

- PTO: 2 weeks for first 5 years, then 3 weeks + paid holidays, sick time.

- 401k Retirement Plan w/company match

- Employee purchase discounts and other perks

About Us 
We’re the largest builder of small sailboats in North America, with plans to grow significantly in 2023.

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance


  • 8 hour shift


  • Technical support: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

Bo Williams
33 Broadcommon Rd. Unit 1
Bristol RI 02809
United States

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