With over 70 years as a family owned business, we pride ourselves on delivering a world class customer experience and product. We have revolutionized the custom window treatment industry by simplifying and stylizing a traditionally complicated and expensive purchase. We are growing quickly and expanding aggressively: 60+ showrooms and growing across the country, a state of the art e-commerce website and a beautiful yearly design inspiration book. But with all this exciting growth, our core values and principles have not changed. We still handcraft every product right here in the USA and we still treat each and every customer with the greatest appreciation and professionalism. These are our guiding principles and the backbone of our company – they will always remain true.
WHY WORK AT THE SHADE STORE®
We set out to create a company culture that is enjoyable, rewarding, and where there is continuous upward mobility and growth opportunity. If you work hard, give the company your all, use good judgment, and have a positive attitude – then the sky is the limit. In return, there are numerous perks and benefits including:
Full time highly competitive salary
401k Available and we match up to 4% of your contributions
$100k Life Insurance & Short Term Disability Coverage provided at no charge
Partake in many charities and local events
And many more…..
THE POSITION: Production Engineer
We’re currently looking for a Production Engineer to join our growing Production Department. This role will have direct interaction with manufactures to improve both quality and efficiency on a daily basis. It will be constantly challenged by a rapidly growing and evolving company to bring innovation and modern manufacturing techniques to an industry ripe with opportunity.
Identify opportunities for improvement in manufacturing quality, optimization, and standardization at our contract manufacturing facilities
Partner with our contract facilities to develop and implement plans to realize improvement
Develop meaningful partnerships with contract facility’s management and workers to leverage for process improvement
Identify root causes of defects based on error reports and customer feedback information
Insure that implemented processes are working and are followed
Develop and implement certified QC Auditor program
Build and maintain relationships while representing the standards and values of the brand
If you are looking to be part of a growing family of enthusiastic and hard-working individuals, we would love to hear from you!
All travel is domestic and currently focused on the East Coast + Midwest
Experience leading project implementation
Experience in process improvement initiatives
Comfortable on manufacturing floor
Proficient in Microsoft Office; Excel, Outlook, & Word
Proficient in data analysis
Familiar with Six-Sigma, SPC, and/ or Lean methodologies
Certification in either is a plus
Self-motivated; can identify and drive improvement on their own
Experience working with fabrics a plus but not necessary
Experience in a contract manufacturing environment a plus but not necessary
About The Shade Store
We founded The Shade Store to provide a simple alternative to a traditionally difficult shopping experience. Now it’s easier than ever to customize shades, blinds and draperies to reflect your personal style. We’re a wholly curated custom window treatment service - bringing the best to your windows and providing the kind of high-end design assistance and support that can only come with three generations of expertise.
We manage every detail, from inspiration to installation and beyond.