Careers at Centek

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Welcome! We’re glad you’re here. Centek is the world leader in marine exhaust and marine engine room ventilation and is located right here in Thomasville, Georgia! As a growing and vibrant company, we are constantly seeking qualified applicants for plant and office positions.

See our current job openings below. Even if our current openings don’t match your exact skillset, feel free to submit an application or resume. We’d love to hear from you and keep your application on file for future opportunities.

AT CENTEK...

  • We take pride in our work. We emphasize craftsmanship and always strive to deliver the highest quality products to our customers across the globe.
  • We value mutual respect. We aim to be an employer of choice and do our best to create a strong company culture and reward those who work hard.
  • We honor the past while looking to the future. We uphold the reputation of Centek’s 62-year legacy while finding ways to do things better.

About Centek

Since 1962, Centek Marine has been the premier provider of custom engine room solutions for naval architects, refitters, and boat builders across the globe. Centek Marine exhaust and ventilation systems can be found on over 20,000 commercial and recreational vessels worldwide. Centek is an equal opportunity employer.

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What to Expect

  • Competitive starting pay
  • Competitive benefits
  • End of year bonus
  • Strong company culture
  • Clean, new facility
  • Safe working environment
  • Ability to grow in your career and learn additional skills
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Centek Team

Example Career Paths

In May of 2022, Jeremy T. was hired as a welder. He quickly outpaced his peers both in terms of work ethic and quality. In 2023, he was promoted to fabrication foreman. At the end of 2023, he was put in charge of operational preparation for a new product line and was named the Employee of the Year.

See our current job openings below. Even if our current openings don’t match your exact skillset, feel free to submit an application. We’d love to hear from you and keep your application on file for future opportunities.

 

What We’re Hiring For:

Director of Sales

Department:
Sales & Marketing
Location:
Thomasville, GA
Job Description:

Centek Industries, the world leader in marine exhaust and marine engine room ventilation, is seeking a sales professional to fill the role of Director of Sales.  This position will require frequent travel as well as office-based responsibilities to target and pursue new customers and prospects.

Responsibilities:
  • Meeting pre-determined sales goals.
  • Working closely with in-house engineering team and other Centek personnel to meet customer/prospect needs.
  • Attending industry trade shows.
  • The meticulous recording of all interactions and relevant information into CRM program.
  • Frequent domestic and international travel with independent sales representatives and representatives from distribution partners.
  • Providing product demonstrations and training.
  • Assisting Marketing in the development of sales tools and collateral.
Qualifications:

The ideal candidate is a self-starter who can perform at a high level with minimal daily supervision.  Frequent overnight travel is required.  Additional requirements may include:

  • A willingness to learn and an openness to feedback and coaching.
  • A keen sense of urgency and desire to succeed.
  • Staying updated on marine industry trends and collaboration with the team to develop strategies for market growth.
  • Excellent communication skills including verbal, written and presentation.
  • An ability to build and maintain long-term relationships.
  • A working knowledge of tools such as Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • A thorough knowledge and background in boating and related water sports/activities.

 

The position is located in Thomasville, GA. Salary is to be determined and is based on the candidate’s experience.

Director of Finance

Department:
Finance
Location:
Thomasville, GA
Job Description:

Centek Industries, the world leader in marine exhaust and marine engine room ventilation, is seeking a capable senior financial executive to oversee the financial and accounting operations of the company.

Responsibilities:
  • Overall responsibility for all financial operations and reporting for the company
  • Oversee Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and payroll functions
  • Produce monthly and annual financial statements, forecasts, and budgets
  • Responsibility for all tax and other regulatory filings
  • Develop and oversee cost accounting and profitability analysis efforts
  • Maintain project timelines to ensure tasks are accomplished on time
  • Delegate responsibilities to appropriate subordinates to build highly functioning team
  • Maintain and enhance a productive, positive team-oriented culture

Existing operations include two side-by-side plants in 80,000sq and 40,000sf facilities. These plants produce a variety of products primarily consisting of marine exhaust and ventilation systems. Company operations are currently comprised of approximately 85 associates.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate is a self-starter who can perform at a high level with minimal daily supervision.  Frequent overnight travel is required.  Additional requirements may include:

  • Strong financial and analytical skills
  • Advanced financial software technical capabilities
  • Competent decision-making capabilities
  • Well developed communication, collaboration, and delegation skills
  • Ability to motivate and lead people and hold employees accountable in a fair and just manner

Fiberglass Production Worker

Department:
Plant
Location:
Thomasville, GA
Job Description:

Centek Industries, the world leader in marine exhaust and marine engine room ventilation, is seeking Fiberglass Production Workers.

Qualifications:
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints
  • Must be able to perform simple math and use a calculator and a tape measure
  • Must be able to lift 25 pounds unassisted. Must be able to work standing all day.
  • Maintain a safe and clean work area
  • Have a reliable means of transportation
  • Pay attention to detail
  • Must successfully pass a physical exam and drug test
  • Ability to work saws/construction background not required but a plus

Centek Industries is an equal opportunity employer.

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Please use the form below to apply. Download the related PDF application from the open positions above. Please fill out and upload the application or a resume as part of your submission. We will be in touch. Thank you!

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