Furniture Production Manager

Job Description / Requirements

Creative furniture and fittings manufacturer in Cambodia is seeking a production manager to oversee daily operations and production. Known as one of the best custom and production furniture companies in Cambodia, our team is expanding and our product is reaching new markets. We aim to do business well, by treating our employees well, treating the planet well, and taking pride in a high quality product. With our growing team, we need an experienced furniture production manager to help establish a more efficient and professional workflow in our production facility.

Job Description:
The production manager will be responsible for managing the production facility and the production process and making sure the products are delivered on time, on budget, and meeting the high quality standards. The manager will be responsible for managing approximately 20-30 carpenters, finishers, and metal workers. The ideal candidate has extensive experience with managing export quality wood and steel furniture production. The candidate should be familiar with both large volume production processes and custom furniture production. Experience with packing and protection of furniture for shipping is a plus.

Job Duties
– Manage the production facility and production process. Ensure production process runs smoothly, safely, cleanly, AND meets production budget and goals
-Help set up and effective production process and work flow for large volume furniture orders. Determine the flow of work, required staff, and additional tooling needed to improve the production process and create the most efficient production process
-Set the production schedule based on incoming orders and required delivery dates.
-Set up material inventory system to ensure product is clearly accounted for and tracked by workshop staff.
-Manages material inventory – reviews production schedule to determine all materials needed for timely production. Communicates with Purchasing staff to ensure all material needed for production is available ahead of production (eliminate delays due to material shortages
-Plans and communicates the daily schedule to employees and to the different business departments to ensure that production and deliveries are properly planned.
-Set tool and equipment maintenance schedule to ensure production can continue with minimal interruptions.
-Review completed products to ensure high quality production
-Review furniture designs to offer suggestions for improvements on the production process, aesthetics, or both.
-Suggest new product designs based on market demands as appropriate.
-Help establish a process for packaging and loading furniture for export via shipping containers.
Qualifications:
-Strong knowledge of furniture products and furniture industry as a whole
-Strong knowledge specifically related to woodworking and carpentry. Experience as a woodworker or carpenter required.
-Highly organized and able to multi-task with managing several projects at once.
-Ability to read architectural and 3D drawings and convert to production
-Strong attention to detail regarding following the drawings and ensuring the finished product matches the specifications
-Ability to problem solve and develop solutions to problems in collaboration with management team
-Independent and self motivated individual – can operate with limited direct supervision
-Strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate and work well with a team
-Ability to manage production process with a mindset to continuously improve
-Ability to think analytically about the process from start to finish
-Strong mathematical skills to calculate required material and labor hours for projects

Requirements:
-Minimum 3 years experience managing furniture production
-Must be able to communicate in English both verbal and written
-Must have great leadership skills with the ability to create employee loyalty and solve problems
-Computer skills – microsoft office, excel (experience with autocad and sketchup is a plus)
-Must be adaptable and able to adjust to new opportunities and challenges in a unique work environment
-Must be able to take ownership of production process.
-Must be willing to relocate to Cambodia, the Kingdom of Wonder

Salary commensurate with experience

About the Region
Phnom Penh is a vibrant and growing city with a lot of international influence. It boasts a low cost of living with interesting local culture and wide range of amenities.
Our company is an exciting and growing business, with a great niche in the local market and increasing presence internationally.

How to Apply

To apply, please send your resume and a cover letter to joel@alchemydesignco.com

Work Location

Phnom Penh Cambodia

Ad Overview

Date Posted: December 15, 2016
Hiring Company: Alchemy Design Co
Work Type: Full Time
Salary: TBD
Job Category: Manufacturing, Production
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Company Snapshot

Furniture Production Manager

Alchemy Design Co

Website:
www.alchemydesignco.com

Address:
Phnom Penh Cambodia

City:
Phnom Penh

Company Overview

Creative furniture and fittings manufacturer in Cambodia is seeking a production manager to oversee daily operations and production. WE are committed to sustainably made furniture, using recycled wood, other recycled products, and fair labor practices. Known as one of the best custom and production furniture companies in Cambodia, our team is expanding and our product is reaching new markets. We aim to do business well, by treating our employees well, treating the planet well, and taking pride in a high quality product. With our growing team, we need an experienced furniture production manager to help establish a more efficient and professional workflow in our production facility.