JOB POSTING DATE: 7-24-2012
CW Products is a leading manufacturer of custom wood crates and pallets located in the Spokane Valley. 

Focused on growth and marketing, we would like to expand our management team by hiring a full-time Shop Foreman/Lead. This person will wear many hats, with the majority of his time spent building crates and pallets with his 6-person crew. He will be responsible for managing shop work flow, prioritizing jobs, ordering and receiving inventory, training and motivating new employees/temporary workers, promoting a safe work environment, and continually evaluating how the shop can run more safely, efficiently, and profitably. 

Qualified candidates will have:
- Five years of documented manufacturing/building experience, with at least one year in a leadership role.
- Strong experience with band saws, nail guns, and other power and air tools.
- The ability to plan and coordinate daily and weekly work schedules, and advise business owner on hiring overtime/temporary workers as needed.
- The ability to read and follow exacting instructions, as well as understand why the instructions would be valuable to the end product.
- The ability to lead by example while balancing safety, quality, training, and personal workstation productivity.
- The ability to manage ordering just-in-time inventory of lumber, nails, and miscellaneous products, and conducting quality checks upon receiving ordered inventory. 
- Intellectual curiosity about client needs and process improvement while simultaneously having the drive to do something about it.
- Reliable transportation.

Compensation:
Full time hourly position
Competitive pay schedule
Health benefits, paid holidays and sick leave (after 90 days)

If interested, please forward your resume, cover letter, and compensation history to sales@cwproducts.net