Manufacturing Superintendent

Wisenbaker Builder Services
July 30, 2022
Houston, TX
Job Type


Job Purpose

  • Coordinate and manage the effective Cabinet Manufacturing Operation to deliver orders:

    • 100% on time

    • 100% complete

    • To the written quality standards

  • Maintain Cost Goals at all levels; Direct Labor, Indirect Labor, Material Cost (including Yield), SG&A, etc.

  • Develop effective leadership throughout all departments developing tomorrow's leaders

  • Participate as part of the Strategic Planning Team for all Manufacturing Operations, focusing on cabinet operations, sales, and product development

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop and grow the team for today's and tomorrow's plant operations

  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment.

  • Drive and motivate the team to adhere to WBS strategic goals

  • Participate on the strategic planning team for cabinet operations

  • Maintain accurate metrics for reporting on Cost Goals for all cabinet manufactured products

  • Lead and coordinate the creation of effective Quality Assurance Programs

  • Lead and coordinate the creation of effective Manufacturing Processes

  • Lead and coordinate the creation of effective Health & Safety Programs

  • Develop Contingency Plans – Identify the need for them and create them

  • Create Annual Operating Budgets

  • Help coordinate efforts between Cabinets and Countertops, for Sharing of Knowledge between manufacturing operations.

  • Maintain open lines of communication with HR for a steady supply of labor. They are the fuel for this race car. It won't run without them.

  • Stay in front of technology for your industry. Know what new machines and capabilities are around the corner. Know what others in your industry are doing.

  • Be creative in stimulating ideas for efficiency and process improvement, and fostering the sharing of ideas.

  • P&L and Financial review and accountability

Qualifications & Required Skills


  • College Degree Preferred; Graduate Degree Preferred

  • 5-10 years Cabinet Industry, more than 10 years is a plus

Specialized Knowledge

  • Quality Assurance Programs (TQM, ISO 9000, etc.)

  • Process Improvement Programs (KAIZEN, Six Sigma, Lean Manuf., etc.)


  • Microsoft Office Products (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

Other personal characteristics

  • We Will NOT Fail Attitude

  • Leader

  • Team Builder

  • Problem Solver

  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills

  • Process-oriented

  • Big Picture Oriented

  • Strong Delegator

  • Strategic Goals Focus

  • Thirst for knowledge

  • The desire for Personal and Career Growth

  • Negotiation skills

Professional Certification:

  • ICPM – Certified Professional Manager Certification
  • GMLC – General Management and Leadership Certification

Working Conditions

Always working under the pressure of tight deadlines and strict quality control standards, this position demands the need to multitask and keep several balls in the air at once with a high level of urgency. There will ALWAYS be unexpected problems that will require creative solutions. A shrewd negotiator will often be in the position of getting people to like doing something they don't even want to do. You should always be ready to respond to an emergency if required. 50+ hours a week required.

Physical Requirements

Wisenbaker Builder Services is a quick-paced rapidly growing organization this individual must have the mental stamina to maintain the pace and quickly recharge when necessary. This stamina is needed to maintain a focus on integrity and reliability to meet customer obligations. At the same time as a family-oriented business, we strive to maintain the proper balance between work, familial and community obligations.

Reports to: Plant Manager


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