• Furniture Repair Shop Manager

    Job Location(s) US-NV-Las Vegas
    Posted Date 2 months ago(9/7/2018 4:35 PM)
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  • Overview

    CORT, a Berkshire Hathaway Company, is the nation’s leading provider of transition services, including furniture rental for home and office, event furnishings, destination services, apartment locating, touring and other services. CORT Trade Show & Event Furnishings is the leading nationwide provider of rental furnishings for the exhibit and events industry. From high-profile special events to corporate meetings to weddings, CORT provides the rental furnishings that make exhibitions and events possible.

    CORT also provides rental furniture to the majority of trade shows and conferences in the nation, including shows and events in Canada. For more information, visit www.CORTevents.com.


    The (Furniture) Repair Shop Manager is responsible for monitoring and high level supervision of the Furniture Repair Shop.  Evaluates the financial merits of repair or manufacturing of product vs purchasing new.  Oversees inventory and coordinates this with the schedule for everyday use and major projects.  Creates standard operating procedures.  Assures that repair and refurbishment of damaged rental product to established quality standards.  Participates in design, development and manufacturing of new rental furniture.  Communicates with senior management on shop related matters and special projects.  This position is responsible for safety, training, quality control, and meeting daily productivity goals.  It requires daily monitoring of activity vs goals and budget, initiating process improvements, activity reporting, and resolution of shop process and personnel issues.


    Production Responsibilities

    • Coordinates production, distribution and warehousing in accordance with policies, principles, and procedures established by Senior Management.
    • Develops plans for efficient use of materials, machines, and employees. 
      Reviews production costs and product quality, and modifies production and inventory control programs to maintain and enhance profitable operation of division. 
    • Reviews operations of competing organizations to benchmark operations against industry standards. 
    • Insure that Repair Shop is maintained in an organized and safe manner.
    • Generate and track shop reports as assigned:
      • Repaired/manufactured pieces.
      • Quality Control and cause analysis.
      • Material requisitions.
      • Barcodes
    • Administer E2 tracking software program.

    Financial Responsibility for the District

    • Recommends budgets to management.
    • Directs preparation of accounting records.
    • Manages operations to the budget.


    Managerial Responsibilities

    • Daily management of shop Foreman and Associate Manager.
    • Mediate and resolve employee relations issues/concerns.
    • Train, and mentor personnel to maximize their potential.
    • Set an example of professional conduct for all employees.
    • Utilize progressive discipline as needed and conduct performance appraisals
    • Other duties as assigned.


    Supervisory Responsibilities:                                               

    • Manages two subordinate supervisors who supervise a total of 20 employees in the repair shop.
    • Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units.
    • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
    • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


    Education and/or Experience

    High school degree with two to four years related experience and/or training in management and furniture repair; or equivalent combination of education and managerial and furniture repair experience.


    Mathematical Skills

    Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as dimensions, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.


    Reasoning Ability

    Ability to solve practical problems and interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.


    Computer Skills                                           

    To perform this job successfully, an individual should have solid working knowledge of Accounting software; Database software; Human Resource systems; Internet software; Inventory software; Payroll systems; Project Management software and Word Processing software.


    Other Qualifications

    • Create budgets, monitor business and create interventions based upon budget information.
    • Understands the basics of inventory management.
    • Expertise in managing teams in a repair or production environment.
    • Experience with production machinery, power and hand held tools.
    • Excellent communication skills both written and spoken. 
    • Comfortable making public and group presentations.
    • Ability to create, review and communicate standard operating procedures.
    • Must be able to travel up to 10% of the time.


    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

    Drivers' License


    Physical Demands

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and color vision.

    Additional Information

    As part of a national company, CORT Trade Show & Event Furnishings offers opportunities for career development, professional growth, a competitive salaries with position specific incentive or commission plans, a comprehensive benefit plan, 401(k) and Profit Sharing, educational expense reimbursement and employee discounts.

    For more information on CORT Trade Show & Event Furnishings, visit www.CORTevents.com.


    CORT conducts drug screening, background checks and MVR checks (if applicable) as a condition of employment. CORT also participates in the E-Verify program.


    EEO/AA Employer/Vets/Disability


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