Gibson Guitar Corp
, the world’s premier musical instrument manufacturer and the home of such preeminent brands as Gibson, Epiphone, Baldwin and Wurlitzer, is looking for a Builder to join the manufacturing team. This position will be based at our Downtown Memphis manufacturing facility, located in vibrant Memphis, Tennessee.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the building of guitars.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Duties may include putting on tuning keys, DPA unit, pickup(s) and a variety of additional hardware. Guitars are to be inspected for both cosmetic and electronic requirements. Work is based upon a daily production quantity and candidate will be expected to work at a face pace.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
High school diploma or equivalent
2 to 4 years relevant guitar playing experience preferred.
Prior experience in an electronic production environment is preferred, but not required. Previous experience should center on daily production requirements, whether determined by a supervisor or by the speed of the assembly line.
Strong attention to detail skills
To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to execute each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required.
Knowledge of the guitar and its mechanical functions including bridge pickups, pick up selector, volume and tone knobs, tuners and other hardware.
Must be able to operate power tools for installation of hardware.
Proven repair skills – bridge pickups and other hardware including stringing.
Attention to Detail
Ability to troubleshoot electronics
Must be able to stand on feet for 8 – 10 hours per day. Must be able to lift a minimum of 25 lbs. Requires utilization of hand tools in a repetitive motion. The position exists in a fast paced environment.
To be considered for this position, please send resume and salary history to: Memphisjobs@gibson.com
and put “Builder” in the subject line.
No phone calls please.