Yamaha's Marine Innovation Center in Kennesaw, Georgia, officially opened on April 12th. The 75,280 square foot facility now houses the Yamaha Marine Connected Division, Yamaha U.S. Marine Development, Yamaha Marine Product Management, and Yamaha Marine Technical Marketing. Governor Brian Kemp, First Lady Marty Kemp, and Mayor Derek Easterling of Kennesaw attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony. The new center will provide job opportunities and broaden Yamaha's presence in Georgia. Yamaha plans to partner with local education institutions to hire engineers for the new facility, adding to the current 2,300 team members employed in Georgia.
New Innovative Marine Technology
The facility is developing innovative products such as DockPoint and Siren Marine, which allow customers to monitor and control the functionality of their boats from mobile devices. Yamaha is offering career opportunities in various positions within the Marine Connected Division, U.S. Marine Development, Product Management, and Marine Technical Marketing Division.
Georgia Governor Praises Yamaha Marine Innovation Center
Governor Kemp praised the new Yamaha Marine Innovation Center, stating that it reinforces Georgia's position as the number one state for business in the country for nine consecutive years. He highlighted the significant contribution of recreational businesses to Georgia's economy, amounting to over $27 billion and employing around 238,000 people. Yamaha is a significant player in the industry, and the Governor expressed gratitude for the company's continued growth and investment in Georgia.
The Yamaha Marine Innovation Center is currently accepting applications, and interested individuals can apply via yamaha-motor.com/careers.
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