The production manager for wood shop must be highly organized, have the knowledge to create production schedules, oversee production processes and ensure the best quality product is produced in the department and maintain a safe work environment. Must have knowledge of wood store fixture manufacturing methods to ensure best practices are being used and work with the other managers to ensure timely delivery of the product.
∙ Drive labor efficiencies in the department
∙ Provide leadership and guidance in the Wood Shop
∙ Provide mentorship and development for direct reports
∙ Properly schedule and load balance work to achieve schedules and meet budget ∙ Train new or existing employees
∙ Evaluate processes to ensure best practices
∙ Monitor quality and make changes to ensure product meets customer expectations ∙ Maintain health and safety protocols, promote a safe work environment
∙ A degree in Business Management a plus
∙ Minimum of 5-years of industry experience or related industry experience
∙ Excellent organizational and time management skills
∙ Ability to solve problems or collaborate to offer solutions
∙ Knowledge of Continuous Improvement and Lean practices
∙ Excellent verbal and written communication skills
OPTO is a designer and manufacturer of retail fixtures for the retail industry in both domestic and international markets. We believe in relentless communication, we have a passion for growth, and are obsessively focused on helping our clients be successful. At our core, we are a design driven retail fixture manufacturing company. We apply that creative thought process to our customer proposals, product development, and internal operations. The excitement, innovation, and passion from all of our team members allows us to curate the best solutions for any retail environment. OPTO employs responsive and adaptive people who work hard and as a tight team keeping our company goals constantly in mind. Our design led sales interface is focused on fully understanding and guiding each customer to be successful through the purchase of the correct products for their retail needs. Our in house engineering and product development team gives us the flexibility to quickly react to customer needs and keeps our products innovative and competitive. We have industry leading speed and reliability in execution, which in turn gives our customers the confidence to make us long term business partners.