The vision at Gat Creek is to reunite the American home with the country cabinetmaker. In pursuit of our vision, we strive to provide our employees with a good job, attractive and safe working conditions, fair wages and benefits, a sense of security, and the opportunity to have pride in their work and their Company.

VP of Manufacturing

The Vice President of Manufacturing will plan, direct, coordinate, and oversee Gat Creek’s manufacturing teams. This includes, but is not limited to, leading and coaching the manufacturing teams to produce the Company’s products in a safe, cost-effective, and efficient manner while adhering to the Company’s quality standards. The Vice President of Manufacturing will also be responsible for developing and implementing continuous process improvement and quality systems to meet the current and future needs of the organization overseeing the safety, maintenance, quality, and purchasing divisions. Directs and coordinates the activities of the organization in support of policies, goals, and objectives established by the chief executive officer by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate managers.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Other duties may be assigned as deemed applicable.)

· Creates the structure and processes necessary to manage the organization's current activities and its projected growth.

· Develops and installs procedures and controls to promote communication and adequate information flow within the organization.

· Assists assigned managers with budget preparation.

· In-depth knowledge of various manufacturing processes, such as lean manufacturing and process optimization.

· Reviews and approves cost-control reports, cost estimates, and staffing requirements for projects.

· Establishes operating policies consistent with the chief executive officer's broad policies and objectives and ensures their execution.

· Evaluate the results of overall operations regularly and systematically and report these results throughout the Company.

· Ensures that all organizational activities and operations are carried out in compliance with local, state, and federal regulations and laws governing business operations.

· Prepares and maintains technical specifications and related documentation to secure procedures and prevent system failure. Responsible for the company's disaster recovery plan.

· Explores new technologies for future planning, potential implementation, and continuous improvement.

· Provides leadership for problem resolution to facilitate faster improvements and improved working relationships.

· Establishes, communicates, and implements operations-related policies, practices, standards, and security measures to ensure effective and consistent support to the positions direct reports.

· Maintains confidentiality in corporate and personnel matters.

· Other duties as assigned by the CEO.



· At least 5 years of industry-related manufacturing experience including three years of upper management required.

· Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common technical journals, financial reports, statistical reports, and legal documents.

· Proficient in using enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems for production planning and tracking.

· Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.

· Excellent analytical, decision-making, and problem-solving skills.

· Ability to effectively present information to top management and public groups.

· Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.

· Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

· Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

· Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

· Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or similar software.

· Possess a valid driver’s license.



Manages seven subordinate supervisors in Maintenance, Safety, Woodshop, Finishing, Shipping, Purchasing, and Quality all of whom either supervise additional employees or work closely with other company personnel and departments. Is 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.



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

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 occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and the risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.



This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive list of all duties or responsibilities required of the artisan/staff member. Duties and responsibilities may change, or new ones may be added at any time with or without notice.

Wood Worker

This position sets up and operates a variety of woodworking machines and hand tools for the purpose of converting raw and prefabricated materials into assembled pieces of furniture by performing the following duties. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. No experience is necessary for Level 1

  • ·Makes sure all safety equipment such as labels and guards are in place, adjusted correctly, and operational.
  •  Verifies wood type, color, dimensions, and quality of parts for adherence to specifications on a work order.

Rough Mill Area:

Learns to safely operate specific machines.

Installs and adjusts saw blades and feed rates on a variety of saws.

Utilizes and defects lumber to give the best yield possible.

Machining Area:

Learns to set up, calibrate, and safely operate specific machines.

Prep & Build Area:

Learns to set up and operate a broad range of hand tools and machinery to finalize components or assemble furniture.

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This position finishes wood furniture by performing the following duties in the assigned area of staining, sanding, or buffing. No experience is necessary for Level 1.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
  • Assists with unloading and inspecting unfinished furniture from trucks.
  •  Verifies wood type, color, and dimensions of parts for conformance to quality standards and specifications on a work order.
  • Cleans and maintains work area and equipment.

Staining Area:

  • Applies stain onto furniture.
  • Wipes excess stains from the furniture.

Sanding and Buffing Areas:

  • Sands surfaces, joints, and edges of furniture in preparation for finishing, using various hand and power tools.
  • Applies putty to the surface to fill nicks, depressions, and holes as needed.

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This position will complete the methods and processes of wrapping, boxing, loading, receiving, storing, and distributing furniture and other material by performing the following duties. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 70 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.

  • Reads pick tickets, work orders, and RAs to determine items to be moved, gathered, or distributed.
  • Inspects and conveys furniture and other materials and items from receiving or production areas to predetermined staging areas.
  • Operates computer scanner to receive furniture into warehouse inventory.
  • Sorts and places furniture and other materials on racks, shelves, and other areas according to predetermined sequence such as size, type, style, color, or customer.
  • Assembles furniture and chairs as needed.
  • Wraps and/or boxes furniture for common carrier and drop-shipments and prepares bills of lading or similar paperwork.

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