production manager/product developer
Become a valuable asset to the productive L&G team creating simple, elegant contemporary design pieces. The Red Hook-based studio has a dynamic, rigorous, but playful approach to design. Applicants should have an interest in participating in the independent design scene.
Position will work directly with L&G founders to:
Refine and engineer new and existing products
Source vendors for new and existing products
Determine production and supply chain flow of new and existing products
Organize and systematize procurement, production, and fulfillment
Inventory and order required parts/product
Produce and ship custom and standard products to order
Manage vendors and production staff
Qualified applicants should have the following skills:
Ability to work independently and in a team
Basic shop skills
Constructive problem solving
Knowledge of materials and production techniques (primarily metal, wood, glass)
Spreadsheets - ability to create, modify, format, and use formulas
Ability to create 3D and 2D models of products (autoCAD and Solidworks proficiency a plus)
Must provide own working computer with applicable software
Background in product design
Ability to drive and/or personal vehicle a plus
Position to report and work directly with two founders of L&G. This position may also include the management of assistants, contractors, and interns. Externally, position to manage relationships with vendors and suppliers.
Salary and details:
Hourly rate depending on experience and competencies. This position starts with an independent contractor arrangement. Transition to in-house employee and pay adjustments to follow those who are a good fit with the company.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org with resume and portfolio.