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Located in North Hollywood, CA, The ESP Guitar Company is a leading global manufacturer and distributor of quality musical instruments. ESP brands include ESP Custom Shop, ESP Original Series, ESP/LTD Signature Series, ESP USA, ESP E-II, and LTD. ESP is also the US distributor of internationally renowned acoustic-electric guitar maker Takamine, as well as other brands. We are always looking for motivated people who have a passion about music and the tools used to make it. ESP has been named as one of the fastest growing guitar manufacturers. Our employees enjoy excellent compensation and benefits, a casual musician-friendly work environment, and much more.

The ESP Guitar Company is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

CURRENT JOB OPENINGS AT ESP

TITLE: GUITAR TECH

JOB SUMMARY

  • Inspect and set-up ~30 guitars a day.

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES

  • Specific education in guitar set-up and maintenance is a plus but not a requirement.
  • Must have 5+ years guitar or bass playing experience with some basic set-up knowledge.
  • Must have knowledge of standard set-up equipment (tools).
  • Must speak, read, and write English.
  • Must be at least 18 years old.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to stand for 8 hours or more.

MORE INFORMATION

  • Job hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00AM to 5:00PM, with occasional overtime.
  • Looking for hard-working and punctual techs who are willing to put in a Saturday or two out of the month if necessary.
Inquire about this position at careers@espguitars.com

TITLE: CNC AND PROCESS ENGINEER

JOB SUMMARY

  • Manage the day-to-day responsibilities and duties of general production engineering, CNC operation, and programming within the wood shop of the ESP USA Guitar Manufacturing Facility.
  • This position in the ESP USA Manufacturing Facility is responsible for the following functions:
    • New process design and improvement of existing production processes.
    • New model prototyping.
    • Fixture and jig making.
    • Operate CNC machine to promote efficient production flow in wood shop department, prepare or install wood items for machining, provide machined items to wood shop production staff, make necessary updates/improvements to existing programs, create new model programs and necessary fixturing, perform basic preventative maintenance/inspection of CNC machine, alert manager of mechanical issues.

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES

  • Basic qualifications include, but not limited to:
    • Advanced knowledge of CNC operation; Fadal preferable (Expert highly desired)
    • Advanced knowledge of CNC programming using various platforms of CAD-CAM software (Expert highly desired)
    • General engineering of production processes; design, improvement.
    • Hands-on guitar design, prototyping, and building.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/REQUIREMENTS

  • Previous experience in guitar manufacturing and production operations.
  • Experience in the use of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, etc.)
  • Certification in CNC operation and programming preferred.
  • Must speak, read, and write English.
  • Must be at least 18 years old.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to stand for 8 hours or more.
  • Exposure to: loud noise, sharp tools, dangerous machinery, hot and cold temperatures/changes in climate, dust.

OTHER INFORMATION

  • Looking for an inquisitive, production-minded self-starter who is excited to solve problems using out-of-the box thinking!
Inquire about this position at careers@espguitars.com

TITLE: LINE PACKER

JOB SUMMARY

  • Pack, scan and invoice outgoing product. Load and offload containers.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Scan product accurately per internal sales order
  • Properly pack product to avoid shipping damage
  • Invoice customers for all outgoing product, per internal sales order
  • Remove completed, ship-ready product from QC
  • General housekeeping and clean-up duties of personal workstation
  • Assist in product shelving, as needed
  • Unload incoming ocean containers
  • Load delivery trucks with package ship-ready product
  • General warehouse housekeeping and clean-up duties

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/REQUIREMENTS

  • Previous warehouse experience a plus.
  • General computer literacy
  • Must speak, read, and write English.
  • Must be at least 18 years old.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to stand for 8 hours or more.
Inquire about this position at careers@espguitars.com

TITLE: PICKER

JOB SUMMARY

  • Pick and shelve product

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Pick product from warehouse shelves per sales orders
  • Submit products to QC for inspection
  • Remove completed products from QC
  • Submit shippable product to line packers
  • Shelve new product appropriately
  • Load and unload live shipments and deliveries
  • Scan incoming ocean container PO’s
  • Fill special orders upon request
  • General warehouse housekeeping and clean-up duties
  • Forklift certified; shelve and retrieve inventory with forklift

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be forklift certified
  • Some computer literacy
  • Must speak, read, and write English.
  • Must be at least 18 years old.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to stand for 8 hours or more.
  • Must be able to operate a forklift.
Inquire about this position at careers@espguitars.com