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Brunswick Endurance Driver in Panama City, Florida

It is our people behind life’s passions who will make the big difference. If you are interested in becoming part of a company that delivers market leading products, driving your own career and working with brands committed to active lifestyles, then you’ve found your fit.

Have what it takes? Join us.

Do you wish your day job was driving a boat? Do you love being outdoors and on the water?

Join Mercury Marine as a full time salaried employee and be a part of a company that has exciting brands and offers personal growth! Enjoy benefits that start Day 1 of hire!

In your role as an Endurance Driver, you will be out on the water recording events throughout the day on how well our engines are performing. During the development of marine engines and products, durability and endurance testing must be performed to create test data that aids in validating the intended performance of the product. This is where your expertise comes in. Bring your passion and knowledge to the boating industry and work for the undisputed leader in the Marine Industry to keep our quality products continuing for years to come!

What you will be doing in the role:

  • Operate watercraft in accordance with engineering test procedures.

  • Evaluate the total functionality of the propulsion system from a perspective of:

  • Performance

  • Noise, Vibration and Harshness

  • Driveability

  • Human/Machine Interface

  • Graphical User Interface

  • Ergonomic Interface

  • Record technical observations in logs, and/or electronic data storage/collection systems as requested for our marine engines and related products.

  • Maintenance of facility, grounds, and all test equipment including routine cleaning duties.

  • Provide detailed and concise verbal and written communication.

  • Perform all work in accordance with site safety policies.

  • Participate in periodic safety meetings.

  • Participates in training courses provided by Mercury Marine to enhance employee's skills.

What you will bring to our winning team:

  • Must be a self-starting, quick learning, and independent individual with a positive attitude and excellent work ethic.

  • Ability to drive a multitude of boats at various, potentially high, speeds in varying and sometimes harsh Florida water/weather conditions for a sustained period of time.

  • Must have a technical mind set and basic understanding of how internal combustion engines and marine propulsion systems work to be able to be "in tune" with the propulsion system being tested/monitored.

  • Ability to technically record/write observations made during tests.

  • Basic knowledge of computer data entry and data collection systems.

  • Thorough knowledge of US Coast Guard Boating laws.

  • Strong communication proficiency, both written and verbally; as well as interpersonal skills to work effectively with others.

  • Ability to roll up your sleeves and help in other departments as necessary.

  • Ability to get along with diverse personalities while remaining tactful, professional, and flexible.

  • Willingness to work evenings, weekends, and holidays, as needed.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum High School diploma/GED

  • Proven experience in the safe operation of watercraft products.

  • Current and valid driver's license

Preferred Requirements:

  • Proficiency in any of the following areas will be highly regarded:

  • Machining/Fabrication -- welding, milling, use of on-site machining equipment

  • Fiberglass Repair and Restoration -- professional level fiberglass and gelcoat repair

  • Auto/Marine Painting and Bodywork -- professional level paint/gelcoat

  • Professional Boat Rigging

  • 12 Volt Systems Troubleshooting and Repair

  • Small Engine Repair -- Troubleshooting/repair of tractors, mowers, grounds keeping implements

Why Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation?

  • Competitive salary with starting base pay in the low $30's and potential for higher depending on experience

  • Great benefits that start Day 1 of hire, employee purchase programs, vendor discounts and a compensation package including generous 401K match. Let us pay for your college education with our tuition reimbursement program.

  • Four day work week to give you a work/life balance

  • We offer the ability to grow & develop your career in a dynamic organization across several diverse business units.

  • Your daily routine will not be boring! We offer a variety of technical & fun projects to keep it exciting.

  • Our brands are fun and exciting! If you enjoy boating, marine products, fitness and billiards we have a great work culture and you can be proud to be an ambassador of our brands!

We recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job. If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please still consider applying. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is a key to innovation and inspiration. Therefore, we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to our positions. Please let us know if you require accommodations during the interview process.

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#Brunswick Corporation - Mercury Marine

Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) is home to the people behind life’s passions. Our company is made up of some of the world’s leading lifestyle brands in categories such as marine propulsion, boats, and parts and accessories. While we are family to 14,000 employees around the world, three divisions in 27 countries create a local environment, with our global headquarters in the Chicago suburb of Mettawa, IL.