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Malletech Inc., the world’s leader in the design and manufacturing of marimbas, vibes, xylophones, bells, mallets, sticks and accessories is taking applications for an Operations/Manufacturing Manager and a Musical Instrument Business Manager.

We are in search of  highly-motivated, business-minded additions to our Jersey Shore operation. Passion for the music industry, instrumental music education, or percussion is a plus. 

Below are details for the following two positions:

Operations and Manufacturing Manager

To be considered for this opportunity, a viable candidate must have exceptional organizational skills. The following additional qualifications, abilities and experiences are important and will be considered.

  • At least 5 years of working in a manufacturing environment with supervisory responsibilities.

  • A comprehensive understanding of best manufacturing practices. Knowledge of LEAN is good. Experience with LEAN is great.

  • A proven ability to increase manufacturing and operational efficiencies in order to reduce overall manufacturing costs, without sacrificing quality.

  • Knowledge of, and/or experience with manufacturing process and technology, supply chain and scheduling

  • An ability to understand and manage numbers and values, both abstractly and through use of spreadsheets.

  • An ability to communicate clearly and persuasively verbally and in written form, exhibiting knowledge of grammar and care in presentation.

  • Knowledge of, and/or experience in the Music Industry a plus; passion for music a bonus.

Responsibilities

  • Position will report directly to CEO/Founder

  • Responsible for efficient production workflow planning, documentation and implementation for all manufactured product lines

  • Manages and documents productivity of all direct and indirect employees involved in the manufacturing.

  • Responsibility for achieving monthly production goals and agreed-upon KPI manufacturing metrics.

  • Manages purchasing of all raw material, parts and outside vendors

  • Cost estimating / update Bills Of Materials for all components and products

This is a full-time position with benefits. Salary commensurate with experience. Please send a cover letter and your resume. Preference will be given to candidates living within a 45-minute commute. 

Apply to this job at careers@malletech.com

Musical Instrument Business Manager

Candidates must have some combination of the following skills or experience:

    • An ability to communicate clearly and persuasively both in conversation and written form, exhibiting knowledge of grammar and care in presentation.

  • An ability and comfort in understanding and working with numbers, both abstractly and through use of Excel spreadsheets.

  • Understand metrics relevant to operations.

  • Solid understanding of financial operations, projections and reporting of standard KPIs. Ability to read and understand P&L and Balance Sheets.

  • Ability to understand and calculate pricing, margins, and profit for all channel partners.

Responsibilities

  • In cooperation with the CEO, manage all office, finance, and business procedures.

  • Monitor and oversee payables, receivables, credit card tracking and transfers, payroll and other financial reports and controls.

  • Print and/or compile all financial reports such as Payables, Receivables, Revolving Credit, P&L, backorders of instruments, mallets, and music, total YTD sales, YTY comparison, Y to Budget comparison, etc.

This position will report to the CEO, while frequently interacting with the Manufacturing Manager and Director of Sales and Marketing.

This is a full-time position with benefits. Salary commensurate with experience. Please send a cover letter and your resume. Preference will be given to candidates living within a 45-minute commute.

Apply to this job at careers@malletech.com

 

Malletech Inc. is a small, 15-employee, world-renowned acoustic musical instrument manufacturer in Neptune New Jersey. Our keyboard percussion instruments and accessories are purchased and used by the top music conservatories, schools, symphony orchestras and professional players around the world.  We manufacture marimbas, xylophones, vibes and glockenspiels as well as more than 200 types of musical instrument mallets and other accessories.  These products contain both furniture quality wooden parts, precision metal components made in CNC machinery, and involve hand assembly and precision tuning of the musical components.  We are the industry leader in design, technology and patents.  Malletech also imports lower-cost keyboard percussion instruments for the school band and orchestra and student market. To learn more about Malletech, please visit our about page.