White House Custom Colour Manufacturing Leader in Eagan, Minnesota
Seeking Production Leader focusing in Manufacturing and Warehousing Operations
WHCC is a family-run professional photographic, press, and fine art printing lab. Our goal is to make printing, producing, and reselling products seamless and enjoyable for our clients. As a production-focused company, we employ hundreds of experts who handcraft our products here in the US. Our product, design, engineering, marketing, and customer service teams are made up of photographers and designers who love print and support our production.
We are seeking a strong Leader to oversee and manage the day to day operations of our Manufacturing and Warehousing teams.
Our ideal candidate will create an environment of positive culture and energy, continuous improvement, and secure business results.
This position requires a passionate, high-energy, dynamic individual with stamina, adaptability, and mental quickness to be able to work and thrive in a fast-paced and changing environment. Excellent communication skills with all levels of management and staff will be imperative.
This role will be responsible for setting high standards and goals for the manufacturing and warehousing departments and ensuring that these standards and goals are achieved. This position will report directly to our owners.
Required Qualifications & Competencies?
7+ years? direct operations management experience leading a team in manufacturing, production, warehouse, or similar type environment
BA degree in operations, engineering, business or equivalent combination of education and experience
Ability to effectively lead within all areas and coach team beyond current potential
Experience working with a contingent workforce during peak seasons
Demonstrated ability to continually drive improvement initiatives to ensure rigor of metrics
Strong analytical approach to problem-solving
Drive change by supporting, coaching and influencing others to achieve best results
Mid-size and/or family run business experience
Six Sigma or Lean Manufacturing experience
Engineering Degree or related experience
Photography or related industry experience
Other experience with Process Improvement, Workflow Development, and/or Streamlining Processes
What we offer?
We offer medical, dental, vision, 401k matching, great discounts on photo products, casual work environment, and competitive salaries. Our facilities are modern, well lit, clean, comfortable, and climate-controlled. We encourage a healthy work/life balance and pursuing passions outside your day-to-day work focus. We love an opportunity for continued learning; we?re big into attending conferences and workshops that keep us up to date and inspired, as well as supporting creativity in our local communities.