Careers

Project Manager

  1. Interfaces with our Relationship Manager and customers.
  2. Responsible for bidding single family upgrades to existing and perspective customers.
  3. May perform takes-offs and compile the information in Excel workbooks.
  4. Review all drawings and specifications while looking for items that need clarification.
  5. Submit questions regarding the project to the appropriate people.
  6. Look for areas of savings, increase margins and VE options when appropriate.
  7. Have a broad range of product knowledge and be able to speak intelligently about product.
  8. Compile materials for the submittal process on jobs that require them.
  9. Attend internal pre-con meetings with the CR Floors team.
  10. Gather appropriate information and documents required by project contracts.
  11. Attend internal monthly billing review meetings with accounting.
  12. Create material order sheet and work with job coordinator on ordering of materials for projects.
  13. Obtain project specific pricing from vendors for larger projects.
  14. Create cut-sheets for job coordinators detailing out info needed for all work-orders. 
  15. Attend all sub-meetings for projects.
  16. Request field measure for models or as built and 
  17. Provide schedule requests to scheduling department based on projects schedule.
  18. Facilitate materials availability
  19. Work with QA techs to insure craftsmanship meets or exceeds industry standards.
  20. Work with QA techs to insure installation schedule is met.
  21. Identify defective materials and start the claims process with CR Floors claims department.
  22. Create additional billing and modify templates based on as built changes.
  23. Create additional billing for repairs that are over limit for customer service.

Production Manager

Main Job Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure efficient collaboration and co-ordination between relevant departments including procurement, distribution and management
  • control the production schedule
  • review and adjust the schedule where needed
  • determine the human resources required
  • manage human and material resources to meet production targets
  • implement standard operating procedures for production operations if new procedures are required.
  • ensure that standard operating procedures are adhered to
  • ensure implementation and adherence to health and safety procedures
  • set product quality standards
  • monitor quality standards of products through working with field techs.
  • implement and enforce quality control and tracking programs to meet quality objectives
  • analyze production and quality control to detect and correct problems
  • determine and implement improvements to the production process
  • monitor and review the performance of staff and organize necessary interventions for improvement

Education and Experience

  • usually require a bachelor's degree - business administration, management, engineering, industrial technology
  • knowledge and experience in production and manufacturing processes and techniques
  • knowledge of flooring installation and materials
  • knowledge of quality systems and installation standards
  • knowledge of health and safety standards and compliance
  • knowledge of process improvement techniques
  • knowledge of business, finance and management principles
  • knowledge of human resource principles and practices
  • knowledge of machines and tools as pertains to floor covering
  • in-depth computer skills

Key Skills and Competencies

  • critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • planning and organizing
  • co-ordination and control
  • time management
  • attention to detail
  • decision-making
  • communication skills
  • persuasiveness
  • negotiation
  • influencing and leading
  • delegation
  • team work
  • conflict management
  • adaptability
  • stress tolerance
  • results-driven


Design Consultant – Window Coverings

Location: Federal Way

Overview:

CR Floors & Interiors has an opportunity for an experienced, energetic, and talented Design and Sales Consultant, preferably with experience in window coverings.

The ideal candidate would have an entrepreneurial attitude and approach to selling with strong communication, organizational and influence skills. Demonstrated passion for in-home design consulting including the ability to communicate with clients to assess what they want and need, and then present ideas and design solutions in a compelling way.

A broad knowledge of current home décor and style along with effective sales techniques is required. We are looking for an individual that has proven sales success in Custom Drapery and window coverings, coupled with a strong sense of style, home décor, and a passion for closing the deal.

A successful candidate will play a fundamental role in developing our window coverings program and building both new and existing relationships with our customer database.

Responsibilities:

Conduct on-site and in showroom design consultations in customer homes, to identify the right product to match the customer's personal style, functional needs and budget.

Provide quotes, and coordinate the ordering and installation process.

Build local relationships with customers, vendor reps, realtors, builders and other professional who rely on our services.

Demonstrate and provide information on products/services. Distribute product samples, brochures, training tools etc. 


Field Tech

Location:The Field Tech role is fully remote/travel required for the I-90 < North region.

Prior to start of Project

Attend and be an integral part of all pre construction meetings for the project

Review products and installation requirements provided by project manager 

Develop relationship with project site super and/or project manager

Field measure unit types and common areas, check against quantities in book and report any changes to sales

Deliver safety program to site

Perform moisture tests if required and send results to project manager

Start of Project

Attend weekly safety meetings

Organize & schedule material deliveries with builder to ensure fork lift or crane access is available for installers

Ensure that correct amount of materials are being sent out with installers – report if there is excess materials to be sent back to warehouse after building completion 

Report any shortage of materials to project manager

Review schedules and oversee installers on site to ensure we stay on schedule

Report manpower shortages to scheduling and/or project manager

Report scheduling conflicts and on site reschedules to scheduling

Check on installer groups by phone during weekend work when required

Post walk installs. Pre punch our work, notify installer to repair

Review contractor punch lists and forward to scheduling - work with installers and scheduling for completion

Notify accounting if installer does not complete punch so we can hold payment until complete.

Extra Work Authorization must be filled out for quantity of materials and hours of labor and signed by the contractor – these are sent to project manager for processing

Inform project manager of installation status monthly for billing purposes

End of Project

Perform final walk thru of project

Keep close to site thru final stages of punch

Assist with delivery of Attic Stock and/or bringing excess material back to warehouse


Purchasing Manager

Location: Partially remote, partially in Kent Warehouse

Job Title: Purchasing manager

Department: Production

Prepared Date: January 2020

Position Overview

Coordinates activities involved with the ordering of goods and services such as materials, subcontracted supplier and fabricator installations, equipment, tools, parts and recurring supplies by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Reviews PO requisitions and initiates purchase of all job-related materials for “just in time’ arrival for installations.
  • Negotiate special pricing and freight for projects if needed. Notify project managers
  • Reconcile special pricing and supplier invoice discrepancies with CR accounts payable.
  • Resolve any product availability delays and notify project manager, job coordinator, designer and scheduling.
  • Confer with vendors to obtain product or service information such as price, availability, freight and delivery schedules.
  • Maintain accurate and updated records daily of vendor order acknowledgements
  • Update backorder and open orders reports. Work directly with supplier’s representative to resolve delayed materials. Notify project manager and scheduling of any further delays. 
  • Confer with warehouse and project managers for movement of will call or incoming shipments for delayed project installations
  • Maintain procurement records such as items or services purchased costs, delivery, product quality or performance, and inventories.
  • Arrange with suppliers for the return and credit of any over stock or un-needed material for projects.
  • Discuss defective or unacceptable goods or services with inspection or quality control personnel, users, vendors, and others to determine source of trouble.
  • B2B product file updates and current real pricing with special pricing noted
  • Review vendor conformation for discrepancies
  • Update PO reference numbers 
  • Manage large project deliveries based on updated /projected install dates
  • Manage truck run daily and analyze deliveries as re-projected.
  • Monitoring inventory for returns.
  • Run weekly stock report to forecast stocking item needs.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below 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.

Education and Experience

Minimum 1 year office and customer service experience. 

Background Preferred

Background in construction or floor covering business preferred.

Communication Skills and Computer Skills

Strong ability to multi-task and verbal communication skills required. Proficiency in the use of multi-line telephone systems, 10-key, MS Office, Word and Excel required. 

Mathematical Skills

Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 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 regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is also regularly required to talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, climb, stoop, and/or kneel. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.