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DATE ADDED: Thu 27/09/2018

Production Manager

Kansas City, USA


Job Description


The production manager, residential and commercial remodeling, new home construction, is responsible for ensuring that each project is completed in a timely manner, within or under the estimated budget and to the client’s satisfaction. The production manager accomplishes this by directing all field employees, subcontractors, material suppliers, inspectors, and others in the efforts needed to achieve these goals. This includes hiring, firing, training and coaching field employees, as well as organizing and scheduling their work.


Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Reviews final plans and specifications to ensure timely filing of building permits.

  2. Field checks each sales contract verifying the salesperson's cost breakdown to determine whether the job can be done at both the company's established quality level and specified profit.

  3. Orders all material and tracks delivery times ensuring that material arrives at the job site when needed.

  4. Revises project scope at Mark Outs and as needed due to complications during project. Creates associated Change Orders and maintains specifications/requisition records of these activities for each job in a cloud based construction management software.

  5. Meets with salesperson, designer and customers in a preconstruction conference to discuss scope, potential problems, and decisions made by the customers.

  6. Maintains frequent (at least weekly) communication with the customer throughout the job. Communicates with the customer in person (while checking the job), by phone, or in writing. The weekly update email to the customer to discuss past and impending progress is expected to be logged online for the project as well as progress photos and documentation of any inspection reports.

  7. Oversees the prompt triggering and pickup of progress draws.

  8. Verifies that routine change orders are captured online by the admin team and approved by the customer. Coordinates with the sales department on the pricing and selling of substantial/non routine work change orders.

  9. Conducts a pre-completion walk-through with the lead carpenter to prepare a quality control punch list. Expedites the completion of the punch list, completes the final educational walk-through with the customer and follows up any punch list items until the final payment check is collected.

  10. Approves all requests for payment to subcontractors. Verifies that requests are properly allocated to a job, priced accordingly, and that the invoices reflect actual shipments.

  11. Coordinates all necessary inspections during the course of a job

  12. Maintains an adequate work force of carpenters, helpers and/or trainees to meet the needs of the company. This responsibility includes hiring, training and the authority to fire.

  13. Conducts annual reviews with carpenters, establishes goals and follows up with a quarterly review to track progress and address concerns. Devises incentive programs for individual crew members to maximize performance.

  14. Conducts production portion of weekly company meeting to review schedule and budget. Tracks production versus estimated production and creates reports to review with the carpenters during said meeting.

  15. Attends post mortem review with Sales to review job cost reports. Researches cost overruns. Meets with the lead carpenter, designer and sales team to create plans on how to eliminate these overruns on future projects.

  16. Oversees the maintenance of all vehicles, tools, and equipment. Schedules maintenance and prompt repairs when necessary.

  17. Submits to management a monthly production report including progress on each job, percentage of completion, detail of unexpected issues and customer satisfaction gauge.


Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions at construction job sites. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud.


Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Company Description
RedesignKC is excited to announce an opening for Production Manager (PM). The ideal candidate will have 10 years project management experience in residential and commercial remodeling. A degree in construction management or similar is a plus.

Experience with and working knowledge of the conditions and issues to be expected in 100 year old homes is important to this role. Successful Production Managers with RedesignKC will comfortably manage 7-8 projects. The PM position will have autonomy and independence to complete the job as he or she sees fit. The PM position is a part of the leadership team at redesignKC. The leadership team is responsible for long term planning, the annual budget including bonus and profit sharing decisions and hiring.

The Production Manager position is primarily an information sharing role. Excellent communication is absolutely necessary for this role, timely and accurate information will be critical to success. The PM will be responsible for executing an extensive communication plan. This includes managing the information shared on a cloud based construction management software, weekly email updates of impending progress, regular updates on employee and subcontractor progress, project logging, progress photos, employee schedules, subcontractor schedule adjustments, change orders, file uploads and sharing. The role is one of only two client facing positions for the duration of each project. When managing expectations with our customers you will be required to present an image in line with the company’s brand. Other attributes that will contribute to success in this role include: organization, punctuality, dedication to quality, aptitude for learning, moderate computer skills, flexibility, ability to take direction and execute, and a strong decision making ability.

The role also requires managing 8-10 in-house carpenters and the daily, weekly and monthly schedules. The PM will review the weekly timesheets for accuracy and conduct weekly safety meetings.

If you are interested in this role and think that you would be a perfect fit we, at RedesignKC encourage you to send us your cover letter, resume and references. We are hoping to select a candidate and welcome them to the team fall 2108. The compensation package will be more than competitive with the industry. We have more information about our company that we are happy to share with qualified candidates. Please also visit our website and social media for job photos and more information.

Role: Production Manager
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Location: Kansas City,

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