Framebridge is an innovative, online, custom-framing business, based in Washington D.C. The company’s manufacturing and supply chain operations are located in in Richmond, KY. Framebridge is revolutionizing the way people frame their favorite art and photos by using technology to make the entire process easy and affordable. We are searching for a Manufacturing Manager to lead an important transformation in our Richmond, KY production facility. Please explore our website at Framebridge.com for more information about our company.
The Plant Manager will provide leadership to the Richmond, KY location focused on the continuous improvement of safety, quality, customer deliveries, productivity, as well as financial success. The Manager will provide leadership through continual employee development, product flow, equipment utilization, facilities, and the continuous systemic improvement in all functions. The Plant Manager will be a key leader in developing and executing the Framebridge Business System (FBS) and Kaizen events. The Manager will monitor progress and create action plans as necessary in order to meet business goals. The Plant Manager will have complete responsibility and accountability the location’s success.
Lead the plant to improved safety, quality, productivity, and the reduction of waste on a consistent and continual basis in each and every process.
Budgetary responsibility for the Richmond, KY location, including evaluating the success of assigned location and identifying opportunities for improvement.
Work to improve the performance of employees through consistent and continual leadership of training programs.
Provide guidance and direction to department managers regarding the continual improvement of operations, for which they have ownership.
Review and evaluate manufacturing activities, performances and results through the FBS. Prioritize improvement plans and execute improvements through Kaizen events.
Maintain open communication with plant employees focused on improved safety, quality, productivity, and engagement.
Ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations issued by OSHA, EPA, EEO, and other federal, state and local regulatory agencies.
Provide reports and feedback of plant performance to corporate staff.
Drive feedback through a robust performance management system.
Demonstrate a commitment to Kaizen based improvements and respect for employees.
Preferred Additional Experiences:
Certified as a Lean Master, or Six Sigma Black Belt
Proficiency leading a diverse manufacturing environment ranging from CNC machines to custom handwork.
Experience in a fast-paced, consumer business.
Experience working in a custom-product business.
The leader will drive business results through a respect for people.
The business will perform with exceptionally high levels of performance in the areas of safety, quality, and delivery.
The organization will be focused on goal attainment and continuous improvement.
Employees will be cohesive, motivated, and engaged, with a focus on business priorities.
Problems will be viewed as opportunities, each with a structured plan for improvement.
Improvement gains will be executed through kaizen events.
Decision-making will be based in data-analysis.
Framebridge is a team-driven Equal Opportunity Employer
Diversity and Inclusion
Bachelor’s Degree - in Business, Industrial Management, or Engineering.
Education experience may be substituted for with extensive leadership experience in manufacturing.
Experience in executing Lean, Six Sigma, or Lean Six Sigma strategies.
We're a special kind of company. We deliver a deeply personal product and experience. We use commercial scale to make framing faster and more affordable, but we strive to make each customer experience special.
We own the entire process, our expert framers and designers make everything in our state of the art production facility in Kentucky. We are so proud to be producing every frame, customized for you, right here in the United States.
Our mission is to make it easy for you to tell your story by framing the things you love. We hope you have a home or office that is personal to you and reflects the things that make you happy.
We'd love to frame something special for you!"