Seattle Goodwill
  • 08-Aug-2017 to 17-Nov-2017 (PST)
  • Bellingham Store
  • Bellingham, WA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Job Summary
To manage the day-to-day operations of the production department. Responsible for the receiving and moving donations from the receiving area to the retail sales floor, maximizing retail dollars from our donations while maintaining an optimum level of merchandise production.


Essential Functions:
Spend time in each production area daily checking workflow, individual performance and relieving employees as needed.
Implement and track ongoing training of production personnel concerning quality, pricing, and merchandising criteria.
Monitor and record each employee's daily production.
Responsible for daily departmental production, reviewing performance and production needs with the Store Manager on a regular basis.
Audit quality decisions of donations moving to the store and to salvage.
Hire, train, develop and supervise Production team, providing ongoing performance feedback and necessary discipline.
Evaluate all production staff.
Direct production personnel in ragging off and markdowns based on planned sales promotions.
Cross train staff in functions concerning retail issues.
Monitor inventory levels and order as need supplemental merchandise from warehouse.
Inventory and order production supplies.
Promote, coordinate and oversee safety issues in the production area.
Manage disposal of garbage, recycling and hazardous waste materials in a cost saving manner and according to applicable regulations and company policies.
Communicate effectively with the Transportation department.
Promote a clean work environment.
Uphold safe work practices in support of a safety culture through awareness and observation; train and educate employees of safety requirements; reports any potential hazards or accidents.
Other duties as assigned.


Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The essential functions listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Minimum Job Requirements:
Education: High School diploma or equivalent.
Experience: Minimum 3-12 months production experience. Able to make independent decisions while following company policy. Able to work in a fast paced environment with irregular short deadlines and a limited number of critical or unusual situations. Able to effectively teach/coach employees with multiple skill-sets, and from diverse cultural backgrounds.
Specific Skills/Knowledge/Licenses: Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel).


Essential Physical Abilities:
Must be able to: lift, and carry for short distances, up to 35 lbs., work in a dusty environment, and work under hectic and stressful conditions. Must have well-developed fine motor control and the ability to grasp, handle, finger and manipulate small and large items. Must have full range of body motion with the ability to reach above head, stoop, bend, and squat. Must be able to: perform repetitive fine motor functions with fingers, wrists and arms, without pain or loss of function. Able to travel across a wide variety of surfaces including, but not limited to, ramps, stairs, and uneven terrain. Able to use a standard telephone and wireless audio communication system; sit or stand for moderately long periods of time, communicate clearly and effectively with a wide variety of people, including those with limited English skills. Must be able to maintain reliable attendance.


Essential Mental/Sensory Abilities:
Organizing, sorting, categorizing, counting, adding, subtracting,
Interpreting data
Problem Solving
Clear verbal and written communication
Completing written orders


Working Conditions:
Warehouse environment, dust, noise.

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