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Tigé is currently accepting applications for the following positions:
Experience preferred, on-the-job training available:

  • Gel Coat Detail and Finishing
  • Tooling/Mold Construction/ Mold Maintenance
  • Assembly
  • Upholstery
  • Quality Manager - Responsibilities: • Development control plans and maintain for all manufacturing processes. • Process improvements through root cause analysis, and Failure Modes and Effect Analysis. • Tool calibration system. • Develop statistical process control plans. • Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP). • Development of cost of quality. • Work with vendors to improve their quality. • Receiving Inspection improvements. • Validation of conformance to specifications of incoming product • Perform First Article Inspections. • Supervisory duties - Qualifications: • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience. • Green Belt or Black Belt is helpful. • Experience in the following is a plus: Control plan development, Root Cause Analysis, Failure Modes and Effects Analysis, Design of Experiment, Production part approval process, advanced product quality planning, Geometric dimensioning and tolerance (GD&T). • Familiarity with ABYC/CE/Canadian standards helpful. • Engineering experience in the boating industry helpful. • Software experience: Excel, Microsoft Project, Power Point, and SPC software.
  • Marine Industrial Designer Location: Abilene, Texas Job Description: Tige Boats is looking for an industrial designer with marine or transportation experience. Tige is celebrating over 20-years of uncompromising boat design in the wake and towboat industry. We are a family of master craftsmen who have come to Tige from around the world, attracted by the rare and complete freedom to innovate. Our design team is composed of researchers, designers, CAD sculptors, prototype modelers, fabricators, and engineers.
We are currently growing our well rounded and passionate product design team with candidates eager to carry on the Tige legacy. Applicants must be willing to move to Tige Boats Headquarters in Abilene, Texas. Tigé offers competitive salary and benefits package to include, health and dental insurance, 401(k), vacation, paid holidays, and year–round employment. Skills and Experience Minimum Bachelor’s degree in industrial, transportation or product design
 4+ years of professional marine or transportation industrial design experience Professionally developed design skills including concept generation, sketching, 3D CAD, modeling and graphic arts
 Professionally developed presentation and story building skills
 Experience working with teams of designers, engineers, and model builders Experience working with manufacturers and suppliers teams
 Experience with writing design and project proposals plus managing multiple projects
 Experience and confidence leading on projects from start to finish as well as following
 Vision of design team and process development at all levels of product involvement
 Successful at juggling simultaneous multiple projects and hitting deadlines
 Proficient with 2D and 3D software such as Photoshop, Sketchbook, Alias and Rhino
 Ability to discern and comprehend subtle details when interacting with customers and effectively communicate information to the development team
 Drive and Desires: 
 •A strong passion for design 
 •Continuously reaching out for freedom to satisfy your creative curiosity
 •Love for creative thinking as much as iterative fast-paced doing •Communicating your ideas to the design team and ultimately the design community
 •Ability to work both independently as well as collaboratively within a diversely talented team
 •Have an obsession for learning, exploring and developing creative ways to reach your goals, always striving for what it takes to get the job done to a higher level and on time
 •Current with what's new in design, culture and technology



Tigé operates from a 135,000 square foot state–of–the–art manufacturing facility and world headquarters in Abilene, Texas.

Tigé offers competitive salary and benefits package to include, health and dental insurance, 401(k), vacation, paid holidays, and year–round employment.

To be a part of the innovative Tigé team, download an application and email along with your resumé to careers@tige.com.

About Tigé

Tige Boats, the only inboard manufacturer to be awarded eight consecutive Excellence in Customer Service awards, is an independent, design-driven company, celebrating over 20-years of uncompromising boat design.