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Ernie Ball, Inc., is one of the world's leading manufacturers of electric guitars, basses, guitar strings and accessories. Our guitar strings and accessories are available in more than 5,500 music stores throughout the U.S. The company also exports our products to nearly 120 countries.

Ernie Ball® was founded more than 50 years ago, and was the first to offer rock strings with the creation of Slinkys®. The company has two locations in California, Music Man guitar and bass manufacturing is located in the small town of San Luis Obispo on California's beautiful central coast. Ernie Ball® began operations in the Coachella Valley in November 2002. The area is known for its sunny climate, recreation opportunities, and abundant affordable housing. Ernie Ball® is proud to be a Living Wage employer, and offers competitive pay for both full-time and part-time positions. The full-time employee benefits package includes medical, dental, life insurance, 401(k), vacation, and sick leave.

Ernie Ball Currently Has The Following Positions Available:


Coachella


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San Luis Obispo


Facility Maintenance

Posted: 2021-07-06 Location: Ernie Ball Music Man, San Luis Obispo, CA.

Ernie Ball is seeking a qualified individual for a Facilities Maintenance position. Building maintenance Maintain a variety of production machinery, tools, and facilities according to assigned schedules. Repair machine problems immediately using proper safety practices. Answer machine...


Purchaser

Posted: 2021-09-10 Location: Ernie Ball Music Man, San Luis Obispo, CA.

Job duties will include but are not limited to the following... Sourcing and identifying appropriate suppliers based on quality, price point and delivery Coordinating the purchase and delivery of goods, materials, services, and supplies. As well as issuing purchase order and managing order...


Art Director

Posted: 2021-09-08 Location: Ernie Ball Music Man, San Luis Obispo, CA.

Ernie Ball Music Man's Art Director is responsible for leading creative strategy, vision, execution and operations/production for the company's internal creative team as well as external agency partners. The Art Director will routinely conceptualize creative solutions that effectively communicate...


Guitar Sander

Posted: 2021-08-12 Location: Ernie Ball Music Man, San Luis Obispo, CA.

Ernie Ball is looking for talented and dedicated individuals with a great work ethic to work in our Sanding Department creating musical instruments Duties include: Operate various sanding tools, and use hand sanding aids and fixtures. Sand musical instrument components to prepare them for...


Electronics Assembler

Posted: 2021-09-09 Location: Ernie Ball Music Man, San Luis Obispo, CA.

Ernie Ball is looking for talented and dedicated individuals with good attendance and a great work ethic to work in our Electronics Department creating musical instruments Duties may include: Assemble various parts into subassemblies or other completed projects. Use holding devices, fixtures,...


Instrument Setup Prep

Posted: 2021-09-16 Location: Ernie Ball Music Man, San Luis Obispo, CA.

Ernie Ball is looking for talented and dedicated individuals with good attendance and work ethic to join our Setup Department prepping guitar necks for final assembly. Duties include Fret dressing and detailing guitar necks Shaping and polishing instrument parts Clean, oil, and wax...


Machinist

Posted: 2021-09-16 Location: Ernie Ball Music Man, San Luis Obispo, CA.

Ernie Ball is looking for talented and dedicated individuals with good attendance and work ethic to work in our Machine Shop Operate metalworking machinery to fabricate a variety of items. Assemble various parts into subassemblies or completed products. Ability to read blueprints a plus. Keep...


Guitar and Guitar Accessory Designer

Posted: 2021-08-02 Location: Ernie Ball Music Man, San Luis Obispo, CA.

As a member of the Product Design Team at Ernie Ball Music Man, you will help to conceive, design, and create quality guitar products for musicians around the world! You will collaborate with multiple other teams including, Sales, Marketing, Management, and Manufacturing to develop innovative guitar...


Guitar Fabrication Engineer

Posted: 2020-08-02 Location: Ernie Ball Music Man, San Luis Obispo, CA.

As a member of the Engineering team at Ernie Ball Music Man, you will collaborate with the Engineering and Manufacturing teams to implement high quality electric guitars and basses into production, as well as provide technical support to maintain manufacturability of carefully crafted designs...