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Closet Factory Woodworking Shop and Installation Lead in Darien, Illinois

We are looking for a shop manager with a lot of initiative and drive to take charge of our factory/woodworking shop and oversee our installation team. We are a new shop with a small but dedicated team so you will lead by example and roll up your sleeves to help get the work done.

You must be able to identify areas of concern and develop processes and procedures to aid in our growth and the long-term health of the business.

To be successful in this position, you will have the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Oversee and direct all factory and installation personnel

  • Produce high-quality jobs on time

  • Review manufacturing plans, create cutlists, and order materials for production

  • Train plant personnel on cabinet/closet making skills, finishing details and how to be more efficient

  • Responsible for staffing, operational efficiency, maintenance, cleanliness and cost control measures

The following are the requirements you must meet to qualify for the position:

  • Experience in woodworking, including the safe and efficient operation of sliding table saws, edgebanding machines, and boring machines

  • Familiarity with the 32mm production system

  • Experience in managing people

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