Fly-Rod Manufacturing (Orvis Rod Shop)Manchester, VT

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The Orvis Company is expanding its team of Fly-Rod Manufacturing associates, and we encourage you to consider working at the Rod Shop in Manchester where you will craft world-renowned fly-fishing rods.

 

We firmly believe that the only way for Orvis to achieve its vision is to have a company culture that is supportive, and inspires the individuals who will get us there. Our associates take pride in our world-class service and products. We work in a team-oriented environment, focusing on performance, continuous improvement, and treating each other with integrity and mutual respect.  Even if you don’t fly-fish, we believe this is the place for you.

 

Not sure about fly-rod manufacturing?  We encourage you to see our production in process by attending a free daily tour.  Tours are conducted Monday-Friday at 10:30am.

 

Our Commitment to You:

  • We support a healthy work/life balance with alternate shifts that allow flexibility.  There are no evening or night shifts and no mandatory weekends.  A 4/10 schedule is also an option.
  • Our starting rate is $15/hour and we hire on a full-time basis.  Higher hourly compensation will be considered, commensurate with manufacturing experience.  We offer a $500 sign-on bonus, payable after 90 days of employment.
  • We have a comprehensive employee benefits package that includes paid holidays, three weeks paid-time-off, medical, vision and dental coverage, an employer-matched 401(k) savings plan, and merchandise discounts at Orvis and other outdoor retailers. 
  • We reward productivity with quarterly incentive bonuses and annual pay increases.
  • Our Careers Pathway provides opportunities for skill growth and financial advancement.
  • We pride ourselves in maintaining a clean, safe, and friendly work environment for all of our associates.

 

Position Interface

This position reports directly to a Rod Shop Production Lead and interacts daily with other Rod Shop associates and the Management Team.

Responsibilities:

  • Be an ambassador of the Brand and embody the Orvis culture and its core values
  • Perform tasks in the overall process to complete the manufacturing of an Orvis Fly Rod, including but not limited to:

Operating state of the art rod manufacturing equipment

Cutting, cleaning, and painting rod sections;

Assembling and installing reel seats and cork handles

Affixing guides to rod blanks

Inspecting work and ensuring quality control

  • Work to specification and meet daily production goals
  • Complete additional assignments from Rod Shop management

 

Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma
  • Ability to take direction and execute with exactness
  • Physical ability to lift and move up to 30lbs
  • Physical ability to bend and move with agility
  • Physical ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Excellent hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity

 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in light manufacturing and/or the use of hand tools
  • Experience in craftsmanship
  • Appreciation for the outdoors

 

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