• Guilford Technical Community College
  • $43,650.00 -73,890.00/year*
  • High Point, NC
  • Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations
  • Full-Time
  • 3403 Corvair Dr

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Job Title Job Description

Under the supervision of the Director of Business and Industry Training, the Furniture Academy Coordinator is responsible for providing support to Furniture Academy faculty and students by maintaining the instructional facility in good order. The position is responsible for maintaining the classroom/showroom areas, equipment, tooling and supplies required to support all classes and activities held within the facility. This includes preparing daily material requirements, preparing daily production schedules, planning/ordering raw materials, warehousing of finished products, developing and supervising showroom operations to include marketing and sales of finished products. This is a non-teaching position.

Duties/Functions

Maintain operations of a simulated factory to include managing instructors, students, and product flow. Prepare daily material requirements, prepare daily production schedules, plan, order and receive raw materials.Communicate with furniture consortium partners and suppliers to plan classroom supplies/donations and organize company presentations.Organize and maintain showroom operations to include marketing and sales of finished products. Conduct equipment annual inspections.Facilitate equipment repair quote and vendor assignment processes. Perform facility audit and audit item closure.Ensure closure and follow up on all reported equipment failure, damage, and repair needs. Handle off schedule equipment repair with urgency to support instruction.Conduct daily facility inspection of critical equipment itemsMaintain the quality, reliability and safety of the tools and equipment in the teaching lab.Demonstrate and model the Colleges employability skills: adaptability, communication, information processing, problem solving, responsibility and teamwork. Work and coordinate facility maintenance in support of the operation.

Difficult Challenges

Managing community relationships and partnershipsMeeting sudden, unexpected deadlinesDealing with frequent interruptions

Contacts

Director of Business and Industry Services weeklyFurniture Consortium Partners dailyAdjunct Furniture Academy Instructors dailyGeneral Public daily

Education Required

High School Diploma or GED graduate.

Education Preferred

Associate Degree or higher from a regionally accredited post-secondary institution.

Experience Required

Three years experience in upholstered furniture production with knowledge of furniture manufacturing processes, including, sewing and upholstery, and experience in coordinating facility and equipment requirements.Two years supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment.Experience with equipment recurring maintenance inspections and repairs.Customer Service experience.

Experience Preferred

Greater than three years experience in upholstered furniture production with knowledge of furniture manufacturing processes, including, sewing and upholstery and experience in coordinating facility and equipment requirements.Two years supervisory experience in a furniture manufacturing environment.

KSA Required KSA Preferred Department/Job Specific Requirements

Mandatory GTCC Trainings (upon initial hire) and annual updates as required; other required trainings may be added as needed):Reporting RequirementsDiscrimination & Anti-Harassment (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)Shooter on Campus (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)Personal Information Protection (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)Ethics and Social Responsibility (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter


Associated topics: fitter, production, quality, sample, seamster, seamstress, sew, sewing machine operator, stitcher, technician

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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