"Decore has made it possible for myself and family to grow since my arrival to the United States. I truly appreciate the opportunity Decore has given to me and plan on retiring from this family oriented company. Thank you for allowing me to work for 35 strong years and many more to come."
"Decore has been a very family oriented company and I have enjoyed all my years working for them. Decore has given me the opportunity to grow right along with them. I have learned so much in my 30 years of service here at Decore. I thank the Lansford family for having me as part of the Decore family for so many years and more to come!"
"In 1978 I started as a truck driver and grew into supervision and management roles. When the plant in northern CA opened I was offered a job as General Manager. I became a Vice President and several years later Decore sponsored my education at CSUS in Lean Manufacturing and Materials Management. I feel very blessed that I found a company that has given me these opportunities and promoted my growth."

Current Openings

Production Wood Supervisor

Summary
Responsible for production process in assigned departments of all doors according to specifications on tickets and prioritizing product by downstream priorities.

Essential Functions

  • Be pro-active in satisfying downstream departments needs by communicating to managers and leads as soon as possible
  • Troubleshooting work order issues
  • Update and maintain the daily production scheduling
  • Distribute work assignments based on the production schedule and customer requirements

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Production Supervisor

Essential Functions:

  • Be pro-active in satisfying downstream departments needs by communicating to managers and leads as soon as possible
  • Troubleshooting work order issues
  • Update and maintain the daily production scheduling
  • Distribute work assignments based on the production schedule and customer requirements
  • Reporting on productivity, efficiency improvements, and/or cost reductions and help aid action plans
  • Support with training implementation and sustainment of work instructions that supports the strategic goals of the organization
  • Track and report employee time and attendance for department personnel
  • Create work orders for maintenance and repair of department machines
  • Ensure that a safe and clean work environment is maintained and uphold company safety policies
  • Support and initiate cost reduction and continuous improvement initiatives
  • Train, evaluate department employees, and conduct performance reviews for their employees
  • Support managers with daily activities such as: production flow, SQDC, HR x HR, TQM, employee login, set expectations, goals, accountability and professional development
  • Support managers to drive and monitor both safety and production performance
  • Support managers with Lean/Kaizen implementations/initiatives to drive performance and through improvement
  • Consult regularly with managers and leads to ensure effective delivery of company's goals
  • Work with managers to conduct root cause analysis (Point Kaizen) and drive the resulting mistake proofing efforts
  • Maintain employee morale through effective communication, follow up and a results based team approach
  • Perform other duties that may be assigned from time to time

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

  • College degree and or equivalent work experience in the industry preferred
  • Four (4) years or more experience supervising or managing in a manufacturing environment
  • Hands on work ethic
  • Coaching, leading, and teaching skill, as well as the ability to learn each job and the product
  • Employee involvement and team building and motivation techniques
  • Computer literacy required
  • Organizational skills with emphasis on planning and prioritizing with the ability to multitask
  • Creative problem-solving skills
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) a plus
  • Ability to work in fast paced &dynamic environment
  • Must be decisive and possess strong problem solving and conflict resolution skills.

 

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Production Manager

Essential Functions:

  • Overall responsibility of assigned production departments including and not limited to production, safety, quality, continuous improvement, visual management, etc
  •  Oversees multiple product lines and staff including supervisors, leads and frontline workers
  • Effectively oversees production staff according to established schedules, objectives, business strategies and company policies and procedures
  • Working from a master schedule and/or from planning documents, schedules various operations required to meet the company needs for receiving and handling of raw materials to ensure proper production processing.
  • Ensures timely delivery and quality of products to downstream processes and customers.
  • Plans and determines internal resource needs and constraints, and develops production scheduled to ensure effective achievement of company needs.
  • Plan details of production activity in terms of output quality and quantity, cost, time available, and labor requirements.
  • Prepare work programs to achieve planned production and direct production control activities.
  • Coordinate and direct quality control procedures, and the implementation of safety requirements.
  • Recommend and implement initiatives such as new techniques and products, purchases of new machinery and changes in staff levels.
  • Manages the departmental budgets and participates in the development of goals and objectives for manufacturing departments.
  • Participates in the capital planning and long term strategic planning process.
  • Must be able to work and respond in a fast-paced environment.
  • Manage daily operations to meet demand, cost quality and regulatory requirements.
  • Manage, coach, counsel, and guide your direct reports with daily activities such as: production flow, SQDC, Hr x Hr, TQM, employee login, etc. to set expectations, goals, accountability and professional development.
  • Drive and monitor both safety and production performance.
  • Lead lean/Kaizen implementation and initiatives to drive performance and improvements.
  • Consult regularly with managers and leadership teams to ensure effective delivery of company's goals.
  • Train, evaluate departments supervisors, and conduct supervisor performance reviews.
  • Ensure that a safe and clean work environment is maintained and uphold company safety policies.
  • Lead departments/teams to conduct root cause analysis (Point Kaizens) and drive the resulting mistake proofing efforts.
  • Maintain employee morale through effective communication, follow up and a results-based team approach.
  • Hire, train and evaluate department employees.
  • Perform other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

  • Five (10) to fifteen (15) years in operations and manufacturing processes; management in a manufacturing environment.
  • Proven success in a manufacturing operations management.
  • Ability to effectively lead and motivate staff
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Must be able to prioritize, manage deadlines and make decisions
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Bilingual Spanish/English, (Preferred)
  • Must be able to work and respond in a fast-paced dynamic environment
  • Knowledge of Management and supervisory principles and practices
  • Will serve as a change agent.

 

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Trainer

Essential Duties:

  • Collaborates with managers and subject matter experts (SMEs) to perform discovery analysis to determine knowledge gaps, expectations, audience, and performance levels expectations of training audience.
  • Communicate and storyline with training team expectation of training solution and create necessary training collateral including but not limited to visual guides, booklets, instructional videos, or eLearning that will adhere to learning retention, application, and behavioral improvements to impact business bottom line.
  • Recommends appropriate learning tools that are engaging, effective, and value-added to achieve course objectives based our team member’s needs.
  • Defines objectives for a course and/or curriculum based on business need.
  • Quickly synthesize and write course content based on the input from subject matter experts, written material, previous training courses, interviews, etc.
  • Schedule, coordinate, and deliver training modules, workshops, etc.
  • Uses adult Learning principles and facilitation methods to maximize output and established deliverables
  • Works with HR leadership to understand organizational and people development concepts, methods to help bridge building collateral - competencies modeling, soft skills and leadership concepts.
  • Performs other related duties and projects as business needs require at direction of management.

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or related experience preferred
  • Experience with Instructional Design and accepted adult learning theory methodologies to effectively facilitate.
  • Experience with Abobe InDesign, Premier, Audition, and After Affect (Preferred)
  • Job Type: Full-time

 

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IT Support

The IT Technician is responsible for monitoring and upgrading the computer systems. Their day to day responsibilities will include installing and configuring computer systems, diagnosing hardware and software faults and solving technical and applications. Majority of work will be performed in manufacturing environment.

Job Objectives and Responsibilities:

Installing and configuring computer hardware, operating systems and applications

Conducting electrical safety checks on computer equipment.

Monitoring and proactively maintain computer systems and networks

Replacing parts as required

Cabling as required for equipment relocation

Must be able to work in environment with exposure to Heat, Dust, allergens and loud noise. (Manufacturing Plant)

Following diagrams and written instructions to repair a fault or set up system.

Skills Required:

  • Ability to think logically
  • Knowledgeable on software and operating systems
  • Excellent listening and diagnosing skills combined with the ability to interact confidently with clients to identify the problem is and find the solutions.
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ability to prioritize work load
  • Attention to detail work experience ideally, we would like to see at least 1 year of experience in a similar role.

Qualifications:

High School Diploma or equivalent-Technical school/Certifications Preferred

Must have at least 1-3 years’ experience in IT. Experience in manufacturing preferred.

  • A genuine passion for information technology
  • Install and support PC, laptop, tablet and mobile hardware and software (certifications from CompTIA, Microsoft or HDI are a Plus).
  • Create alternative methods of completing tasks, correcting user errors and system inconsistencies to improve the desktop team function.
  • Work with hardware and software vendors to verify timely product delivery and ensure that new equipment is installed and ready to operate on schedule.
  • Ensure computers interconnect seamlessly with diverse systems including associated validation systems, file servers, email servers, computer conferencing systems, application servers and administrative systems.
  • Prior experience is required
  • Must have the ability to work on hardware including, but not limited to printers, label printers, repair, install and replace.
  • May also set up telephone (VOIP) and security monitoring access.

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    Line Technician

    Job Description

    • Production Technicians perform equipment setup, operation, equipment adjustments and minor preventative maintenance tasks to meet all standards for safety quality and efficiency. They run tests on all assemblies and equipment to test for safety and productivity before they are put into production.
    • If in testing assemblies and equipment the Production Technical identifies any problems, they must identify potential solutions and attempt to troubleshoot the issue suing their technical knowledge. Problems could be mechanical errors, safety issues or in identified inefficiency.
    • Production Technicians are responsible for maintaining quality standards by inspecting and testing finished products to ensure they conform with specifications and codes. They do this before full-scale production begins, and periodically thereafter.
    • Problem solver and analytical thinker.
    • Exceptional attention to detail and a passion for producing quality dependable work.
    • Good motor skills and the ability to do fine assembly.
    •  Ability to check for defects and identify and distinguish machine issues.
    • Strong written and verbal English communication.
    • Experience in a start-up or pilot production environment.
    • Ability to read and carefully follow instructions.
    • Capable of working independently to a production schedule.
    • Test products or subassemblies for functionality or quality.
    • Troubleshoot problems with equipment, devices or products.
    • Monitor and adjust production processes or equipment for quality and productivity.
    • Set up and operate production equipment in accordance with current good manufacturing practices and standard operating procedures.
    • Assist engineers in developing, building, testing prototypes or new products, processes, and procedures.
    • Calibrate or adjust equipment to ensure quality production, using tools such as calipers, micrometers, height gauges, protractors or ring gauges.
    • Inspect finished products for quality and adherence to customer specifications.
    • Keep production logs.
    • Maintain inventory of job materials.
    • Plan and lay out work to meet production and schedule requirements.
    • Prepare production documents, such as standard operating procedures, manufacturing batch records, inventory reports or productivity reports.
    • Provide production, progress, or changeover reports to shift supervisors.
    • Set up and verify the functionality of safety equipment.
    • Start up and shut down processing equipment.
    • Adhere to all applicable regulations, policies and procedures for health, safety and environmental compliance.
    • Clean production equipment or work area.
    • Install new equipment.
    • Measure and record data associated with operating equipment.
    • Provide advice or training to other technicians.
    • Select cleaning materials, tools or equipment.
    • Separate scrap or waste materials for recycling, reuse or environmentally sound disposal.

    Activities for Line tech:

    • Making decisions and solving problems. – analyze information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
    • Getting information - observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
    • Controlling machines and processes – using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes (not inkling computers or vehicles).
    • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates – providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail or in person.
    • Monitor processes, materials, or surroundings – monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment to detect or assess problems.
    • Inspecting equipment, structure, or material – inspecting equipment, structures or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.
    • Evaluating information to determine compliance with standards – using relevant information and individual judgement to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations and standards.
    • Updating and using relevant knowledge – Keeping up to date technically and applying new knowledge to the job.
    • Interacting with Computers – using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data or process information.
    • Thinking Creatively – developing, designing or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems or products, including artistic contributions.
    • Identifying Objects, Actions and Events – Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.
    • Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment – Servicing, repairing, adjusting, and testing machines, devices, moving parts and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of mechanical (not electronic) principles. Clean tools, Backerblocks, Change Inserts, Calibrate Machines.
    • Estimating the quantifiable characteristics of Products, Events, or Information – estimating the sizes, distances, and quantities; or determining time, cost resources, or materials needed to perform a work activity.
    • Analyzing Data or Information – Identifying the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts.
    • Organizing, Planning and Prioritizing Work – develop specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize and accomplish your work.
    • Documenting/Recording Information – Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.
    • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships – developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others and maintaining them over time.
    • Handling and Moving Objects – Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials and manipulating things.
    • Operations Monitoring – watching gauges, dials or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
    • Critical Thinking – Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
    • Active Listening – Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
    • Operation and Control – Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
    • Equipment Maintenance – performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
    • Quality Control Analysis – Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
    • Judgment and Decision Making – considering the relative costs and benefits of protentional actions to choose the most appropriate one.
    • Oral Comprehension – the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
    • Oral Expression – the ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
    • Visualization – The ability to image how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved and rearranged.
    • Written Expression – the ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
    • Written Comprehension – The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
    • Near Vision – The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
    • Deductive reasoning – The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
    • Inductive Reasoning – The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
    • Speech Clarity – the ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
    • Selective Attention – The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted.
    • Manual Dexterity – The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate or assemble projects.

    Knowledge, Experience, Education:

    • Mechanical – knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
    • Production and Processing – knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
    • Engineering and Technology – Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
    • Mathematics – Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics and their applications.
    • Design – Knowledge of design techniques, tools and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings and models.

    Position Purpose/Mission:

    The position is responsible for safely and efficiently operating equipment assigned to Assembly while meeting all customer and quality requirements. Individuals in this role are expected to consistently suggest ways to improve processes and safety, ensure standard work and work instructions are documented and followed, and eliminate waste.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Operate all equipment in a safe and efficient manner.
    • Notify Team/Shift Lead of any machine or process related concerns.
    • Maintain housekeeping standards.
    • Maintain open communication with personnel to address and overcome operating problems and difficulties, develop and maintain effective internal relationships.
    • Troubleshoot tooling-related methods problems when required, including analysis of rejections/yield problems and corrective actions as required.
    • Participates in the acquisition of equipment and establishing initial tooling needs and setting up first production runs.
    • Does an initial inspection of tooling.
    • Performs related duties and responsibilities as required.
    • Perform all other tasks as directed by department manager.

    Position Challenges:

    • Constant change to the daily scheduled based upon customer demands and work center capacity.
    • Limited technical support for troubleshooting problems.

    Organizational Relationships:

    • Receive direction from supervisors/managers.
    • Interact with other team members, Tool Room, Maintenance, Engineering, Master Scheduler.

    Supervision Exercised:

    • No supervisor duties

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Strong reading, writing, math, spatial and mechanical reasoning skills.
    • Detail oriented, organized, ability to manage multiple tasks.
    • Ability to excel in a self-directed work setting. Ability to react to changing customer demands.
    • Quality conscious.
    • High sense of urgency with focus on maximizing safety, uptime and quality.
    • Works well with the team, supports other team members to maximize effective machine utilization.
    • Consistently exhibits good housekeeping habits.
    • Ability to lift 50 pounds.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Prior exposure to mechanical troubleshooting.
    • Certificate in Technical fields/equipment.
    • Prior manufacturing experience.
    • Prior lean/continuous improvement experience.

    Communication:  Ability to communicate effectively with internal associates. Excellent listening skills.

    Computer Skills:  Basic skills required.

    Safety and Housekeeping:  Adhere to Res safety and housekeeping standards and procedures.

    Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to walk and lift. The associate is frequently required to bend, stand, stoop, reach, lift and push/pull tooling.

    Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

    While performing the duties of this job, the associate will be exposed to industrial oils, chemicals, fumes, high levels of noise typical in a manufacturing environment with cutting operations.

    The above statements reflect the general details necessary to describe the principle functions of the occupation described and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the occupation.

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      Cabinet Maker/Supervisor

      A great company looking for a Cabinet Maker/Supervisor looking to take your career to the next level? Come join us as we are equipped with the latest innovative technology that will bring it to new heights!!!!

      SUMMARY:

      Performs supervisory responsibilities for managing a skilled cabinet shop where individuals handle the construction, refinishing, repair, and installation of cabinets   and other related work.

      This individual is responsible for planning, supervising, and assigning the work of employees engaged in carpentry and cabinet work for all types of wooden furniture and equipment. Work also includes personal participation as a master craftsman

      Verify and double check all calculations to ensure alignment of doors, hinges and side panels, always using blueprints or design plans for reference.

      Clean and repair all equipment necessary for your work, including handsaws, table saws, skill saws, and a variety of drills and sanding tools.

      Be exact in measurements and markings so that materials will be used efficiently, and the projects will meet budgetary restrictions.

      Install the appropriate hardware, such as hinges and handles, and order replacement materials when needed.

      Match materials and grains to create a uniform appearance for all the matching units

      Reinforce joints and attachments to maximize sturdiness and durability without compromising aesthetic appeal or functionality

      Maintain a safe working environment by cleaning and disposing of old materials, such as nails and screws

      Essential Functions

      • 3-5 years of supervisory
      • Understanding of necessary mathematics
      • Knowledge of materials and processing
      • Proficient in Autocad
      • Proficient in Cabinet Vision
      • Proficient CNC Programming
      • Cade to code
      • Extensive cabinet background Commercial/Residential including design
      • Attention to detail
      • Customer Interaction CSRs and Sales people.
      • Review technical specs of products/orders with customers and production team.
      •  Full time

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        Industrial Maintenance Technician - 1st shift & 2nd shift

        Essential Functions

        • Industrial electricity and a strong mechanical background is a must.
        • Electrical up to 3 phase – 480 volts
        • Motor controls, pneumatic, mechanical, hydraulic
        • PLC and preventive maintenance systems
        • Installing conduit for relocation of equipment or addition of electrical circuits
        • Installing air piping
        • Performing minor equipment repairs
        • Performing scheduled preventive maintenance
        • Must have good PC skills
        • Must have good communication skills both verbal and written
        • Minimum of five years’ experience required.
        • Knowledge of woodworking equipment and or electronic systems is a plus.
        • Job Type: Full-time

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