Regional OEM Applications Engineer to join our Marine Group


Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. is a growing and dynamic organization with superb products that includes motorcycles, outboard motors, ATVs, personal watercraft, snowmobiles, boats, outdoor power equipment, race kart engines, accessories, apparel, and much more! We are a company of enthusiasts and have passion for our products!

Yamaha has an excellent opportunity for a successful Regional OEM Applications Engineer to join our Marine Group in the Eastern North Carolina region. The Regional OEM Application Engineer will communicate and perform Yamaha Outboard engineering and rigging and product performance training and testing. He / she also communicates requirements for OEM boat builder accounts assigned to a specific territory. This position will addresses basic to moderately complex technical and engineering issues.

Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

Report recommendations for product improvements, new product suggestions, and problems discovered under “real world” operating conditions.

Assist Sales Coordinators with obtaining Yamaha rigging component orders and monitoring outboard rigging component inventories for each assigned boat builder location.

Maintain accurate and orderly boat builder files, including a complete file of previous and current performance bulletin reports.

Participate in Yamaha’s Sales and Service Seminars. Leverage existing training materials to assist with sales training for boat builders’ in-house staffs and independent boat sales representatives (i.e. new product, sales techniques) and issuance of completion certificates.

Use considerable technical knowledge to maintain and test Yamaha Outboard engines within an assigned territory.

Assist with the development of material lists for each boat a boat builder powers with a Yamaha outboard and perform Yamaha accessory evaluation testing (i.e. propellers, control boxes, etc.).

Develop OEM service bulletins to communicate rigging and installation updates, as well as current and future product changes.

Prepare reports on Yamaha packaging boat builder account’s activities (i.e., programs, retail sales, etc.), call reports, expense reports, and weekly recaps.

Experience, Knowledge, Skills Requirements:

Clean driver history, and Extensive travel.

High School Diploma or equivalent Marine Industry Service certifications.
Excellent communication skills and interaction with our highest level customers.
Minimum of 2 to 5 years of hands-on technical experience in engineering and maintenance.
Requires proficiency in YAMAHA systems (i.e. YMBS, YDIS, and Warranty) and understanding of YAMAHA Outboard and Marine Industry product knowledge.
Proficient in MS Office (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).

If you are interested in this opportunity, please forward an updated resume to Theresa Brown at

Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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