Full-time Guitar Technician | Andertons

An exciting opportunity for a competent and experienced Guitar Technician/Luthier to join our busy workshop at our Guildford warehouse.

You’ll be working for a world-renowned retailer with over 50 years’ experience selling and servicing the finest guitars from all over the globe, setting up, inspecting, and repairing guitars from brands including Fender, PRS, Gibson & Martin and pretty much anyone else you can think off!

Our workshop also has one of only a handful of PLEK machines in the UK and you will be responsible for setting up, loading, and operating the machine (full training provided).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Servicing & repairing customer-owned stringed instruments with a high level of craftsmanship.
  • Setting up Electric, Archtop, Acoustic and Bass Guitars for optimum playability and ensuring they meet and adhere to set standards.
  • Using our PLEK machine for both analysis and fret levelling.
  • Interacting with customers, understanding their requirements, and ensuring a positive customer experience.
  • Assessment and administration of customer returned guitars.
  • Performing thorough Quality Control inspections and functional checks of Guitars, identifying, and resolving any defects where and when possible/required.
  • Effective communication with team members and Warehouse Management.

Candidate Profile:

  • Positive, team player with excellent personal time management and communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of guitar maintenance and repair with demonstrable experience in the guitar tech/repair field
  • A keen passion for all things guitar and extensive product knowledge.
  • Suitable guitar playing ability.

Please note – Whilst this position may be extremely desirable for hobbyists, enthusiasts or novices looking to gain experience or an entrance into the field – an existing working knowledge of fretted instrument repair and setup is essential. Successful applicants will be required to demonstrate relevant skills and experience as part of a practical interview.

Extra Information

  • Contract Type: Full Time
  • Working Hours: 9am – 6pm Monday to Friday (5-day week)
  • Salary: Competitive (Subject to experience)
  • Job Location: Andertons Warehouse, Guildford
  • Closing Date: 10th December 2023

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