Production Manager - Soils & Mulch

Employer
Kurtz Bros., Inc
Location
Independence, OH
Posted
Jun 08, 2017
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Job Description

Kurtz Bros., Inc. is seeking an experienced Production Manager for our Valley View facility. This facility produces topsoil blends and mulch.

Kurtz Bros., Inc. employees take pride in the company's strong family tradition, history of growth and innovative approach to problem solving in the "green industry". With nearly 70 years of experience, Kurtz Bros., Inc. is a pioneer in caring for Ohio's environment and natural resources. We are looking for qualified individuals who share our desire to provide the best products and services as possible while striving to maintain and protect our fragile environment. Being part of "our" family means understanding the Kurtz Bros., Inc. vision of being a leader in the industry committed to excellence in customer satisfaction, both inside and outside the company. You are part of a team that has innovative ideas and solutions to help you and the company grow. Together we can make a difference!

Qualifications & Requirements

•High school graduate or equivalent

•Management experience in the production and distribution of landscaping materials

•Experience operating heavy equipment; including but not limited to excavators, skid steers, front end loaders, bulldozers, screeners, grinders, and other equipment as necessary

•Computing knowledge (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Windows) required

•Able to quickly develop a working knowledge of Kurtz Bros., Inc. products

•Attention to detail, accuracy, and follow through

•Good communication and listening skills

•Develop annual production plan in support of organizational strategy and objectives

Primary Responsibilities

•Develop operating budget

•Assist in the development and implementation of strategic marketing plans

•Monitor competitor products, sales and marketing activities

•Establish and maintain relationships with industry influencers and key strategic partners

•Maintain a consistent corporate image throughout all product lines and events

•Meet with key clients, assist sales representatives with maintaining relationships

•Resolve customer complaints and concerns relative to products

•Analyze and control expenditures of the department to conform to budgetary requirements

•Prepare periodic reports relative to production (inflow needs to volumes)

•Participate in the development of new products, modification of existing products, and termination of ineffective products

•Analyze and control product inventory levels to maximize ROI and Turnover

•Review production and material costs quarterly to establish standard costs for manufactured products

•Establish, monitor, and review KB performance standards

•Identify and qualify potential KB expansion and market development opportunities

•Incumbent will be required to sit, stand, lift, kneel, bend, type, use personal computer, telephone, and two way radio

•Local travel to other KB sites will be required on a frequent basis

•Exposure to loud noises, hot/cold temperatures, dust, and other environmental factors

•Perform other duties as assigned

Kurtz Bros., Inc. is a family owned company with and our employees take pride in the company's strong family tradition, history of growth and innovative approach to problem solving in the "green industry". Kurtz Bros., Inc. is a pioneer in caring for Ohio's environment and natural resources. Here at Kurtz Bros., Inc., we win as a team and we would love for you to join us!!

Medical, dental, vision, 401(k), life insurance, profit gainsharing incentives, and disability are available for full-time, year round employees

Pre-employment drug screen and background check will be required

Company Description
Kurtz Bros., Inc. is a family owned company and our employees take pride in the company's strong family tradition, history of growth and innovative approach to problem solving in the green industry. With nearly years of experience, Kurtz Bros., Inc. is a pioneer in caring for Ohio's environment and natural resources. Using specialized techniques in resource management and sustainability, we produce the finest topsoils, mulches and composts for beautiful yards and gardens. As an industry leader committed to excellence in customer satisfaction, our company will continue to provide innovative products and solutions to the waste-to-resource and soil-related industries we serve.

With Northeastern Ohio distribution centers in Avon, Garfield Heights, Valley View and Willowick, and three locations in Columbus, Kurtz Bros., Inc. offers quality landscape materials, and more, to landscape professionals and home owners. Specializing in waste-to-resource solutions, Kurtz Bros., Inc. continues to earn an excellent reputation for serving construction, demolition and recycling needs of industries throughout Ohio. Finding beneficial reuse opportunities for what others consider waste is what keeps us, and the industries we help, remain sustainable. We have a wide range of solutions that incorporate recycled materials. These actions help to extend the life of bulging landfills and tremendously benefit our fragile environment.


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