Opportunities

Work at RT London

We’re a US-based manufacturer, looking for motivated people. If we have a position that matches your qualifications, get in touch with us. We are an equal opportunity employer. Drug screening and background check will be done for anyone offered a position.

If we don’t have an open position posted that matches our qualifications, feel free to send us your information anyway. We’re always looking for good employees that will improve our organization.

Corporate Offices

Grand Rapids
877.613.2012
Fax: 616.364.1131
1642 Broadway NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
eservice@rtlondon.com

Lacey
888.315.1579
Fax: 360.943.8596
8605-B Commerce Place Dr. NE
Lacey, WA 98516
atrujillo@rtlondon.com


  • Grand Rapids, MI

    Production Supervisor (Upholstery/Finishing Departments)

    Job Description

    The Production Supervisor is responsible for the day-to-day running of production processes in the Upholstery and Finishing departments. Manages planning and scheduling with understanding of priorities. Conducts employee reviews and recommends wage adjustments. Reports to the Plant Manager

    Key Responsibilities

    • Provide a safe working environment. Help develop, document, deploy and maintain safety systems to ensure all associates and equipment are operating safely and compliant to OSHA requirements.
    • Achieve labor efficiency standards. Communicating job expectations to employees; planning, monitoring and appraising job results.
    • Coaching, counseling and disciplining employees.
    • Manage staffing levels and machine utilization to match operational capacity to the work order backlog with other departments.
    • Initiating, coordinating and enforcing systems, policies and procedures.
    • Quality management. Help develop, document, deploy and maintain quality systems that identify defects where they are created and prevent them from moving to the next operation.
    • Material accuracy. Insure inventory hold areas are appropriately stocked, labeled and maintained for department. Verify usage of correct materials in each designated area based off of BOM.
    • Train and be able to perform scrap recording to ensure material is tracked and logged into the system.
    • Utilize material substitution process to insure appropriate material is correctly used in BOM where necessary needed. (i.e. Fall down)
    • Verify delivery dates on work order schedule to insure next area is set-up for on-time start date.
    • Communicate work order schedule accuracy on a weekly basis with the Plant Manager.
    • Manage and reduce cost of goods.
    • Customer order fulfillment process.

    Desired Qualifications

    • High School diploma or equivalent with 2-5+ years of supervisor experience.
    • Excellent understanding of lean manufacturing philosophies and tools to identify and eliminate waste in all processes.
    • Trained and able to understand problem-solving philosophies and tools to eliminate the creation of defects.
  • Grand Rapids, MI

    Production Associate — Upholstery

    Job Description

    Have you ever found yourself wanting to create something meaningful and be a part of something bigger than yourself? Us too. At RT London, we build American-made furniture that helps people learn, grow, heal, and thrive.

    Universities, rehabilitation facilities, shelters, medical centers, training camps, and libraries are just a few of the markets we serve. In other words, our work impacts real people and their communities.

    We help change lives every day. If you join the RT London team, you will too.

    What you’ll be doing:

    • Reading work orders to determine types and amounts of materials required to cover work pieces
    • Padding, covering, trimming, and finishing lounge furniture to specifications
    • Applying padding to provide proper support, texture and to maintain design contours
    • Assisting in various areas of the department — building wooden frames, gluing foam to frames, cutting fabric, and moving materials between workers
    • Following all safety and quality standards, including inspecting and reporting any deviations
    • Cross-training within related positions in production

    Who you are:

    • Well-versed in upholstery
    • An active person with a positive attitude and enthusiasm for learning
    • Proficient with measuring instruments, hand tools, and power tools
    • You can effectively manage your time and communicate well with a team
    • You take pride in production
    • Your attention to detail is strong, you have an eye for quality

    Who we are:

    We spend a majority of our lives working, so why not make it fun? We’ve made RT London a place our employees enjoy by offering these benefits:

    • Regular Employee Appreciation Days — lunches, breakfasts, snacks, prizes, and other perks
    • Employee Referral Program — refer a friend to work at RT London, get a $750 bonus!
    • 2 weeks paid time off
    • Paid personal days
    • Medical
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • 401k matching program
    • Weekly pay schedule

    The details:

    • Home by 5 p.m. every day: First shift, 6 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Full-time
    • Monday through Thursday, Fridays and Saturdays as needed
    • Pay: $16/hour
    • Great location: Right in bustling downtown Grand Rapids
  • Grand Rapids, MI

    Shipping Supervisor

    Job Description

    Summary

    Responsible for all functions related to shipping and receiving related functions of the company. Provides guidance on logistics of projects and freight quotes. Reports to the Plant Manager.

    Responsibilities

    • Maintains shipping procedures documents
    • Train and perform reviews employees in department
    • Review and update list of carrier contracts
    • Set up yearly freight contracts
    • File and track freight claims
    • Update shipping schedule in database
    • Print sales orders and determine method of shipments
    • Contact customers to set up delivery
    • Set up shipments using recommended mode of transport
    • Oversee receiving methods, PO receipts, and receiving employee(s)
    • Update report on inspections required
    • Hilo, fork truck, electric jack, and yard truck maintenance
    • Test and review hilo drivers for safety
    • Provide freight quotes in a timely manner
    • Determine workforce requirements for department
    • Follow all safety guidelines and regulations
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • Ability to stand, walk, and lift products to be able to assist department as needed with tasks
    • Ability to balance attention to detail and quick turn around time on requests for logistical data.
    • A positive attitude and a willingness to learn each function in the department

    Full-time, direct hire position. Full benefits package, including health/dental/vision insurance available immediately upon hire date.

  • NE Region - New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, and Vermont

    Northeast Regional Sales Manager

    Job Description

    RT London is a domestic furniture manufacturer serving the needs of higher education, government contracts, human services, and related markets.

    We have an immediate opening for a Northeast Regional Sales Manager, a self-starter who enjoys the selling process and working with customers. Travel within the territory is required. Travel schedule will be managed by the selected candidate. Universities, Colleges, and the Design Community are primary targets, with added sales potential in related markets. Candidates with experience and enthusiasm for selling are preferred. Polished presentation skills, with a needs-based selling approach are encouraged to respond.

    Once selected the candidate will be trained on RT London product, process, and provided with tools to sell effectively.

    The area of responsibility includes New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, and Vermont. The candidate will need to show and demonstrate products and services and provide assistance in the best application of the product. Sales audiences include, but are not limited to Higher Ed Administrators, Architects, and Designers.

    Key Responsibilities and Skills

    • Must be adept at engaging customers in conversations regarding needs and potential product solutions.
    • Must be self-motivated, organized and have a positive attitude. Follow-up is critical.
    • Must understand what it means to be a team player and possess the skills to develop authentic relationships.
    • Presentation skills, written and oral, are key.
    • Make recommendations to clients of the various solutions the company offers.
    • Promote, sell and secure new business.
    • Knowledge of design, furniture construction, and materials are a plus.
    • A minimum of 5 years of sales experience, directly working with customers.

    Compensation includes a salary for the first 12 months plus a percentage of commissions on sales. In the second year, salary is replaced with an annual draw as part of commission on sales, plus an annual attainment bonus based on sales. Company provides allowances for vehicle, travel, and expenses.

    Any candidate offered the position will undergo background check and drug screening. We are an equal opportunity employer.

  • Lacey, WA

    Purchasing Manager

    Job Description

    The Purchasing Manager is responsible for creating the master schedule of customer orders, which involves the planning and procurement of materials and products to meet company objectives and customer requirements. Must act as a liaison and problem-solver between many internal and external contacts to ensure smooth workflow.

    Key Responsibilities

    Order Fulfillment Process

    • Document and manage the “sales order” to “work order” conversion process, resolving system issues as needed.
    • Maintain manufactured item master data to ensure accurate production plans.
    • Acknowledge that purchased raw materials and components are available on work order start dates.

    Procurement

    • Lead supplier selection to ensure best value on purchased raw materials and services.
    • Monitor relevant commodity indexes to support pricing negotiations with suppliers.
    • Lead cost reduction efforts with supply base, documenting efforts and savings.
    • Maintain accurate supplier price files.
    • Release and confirm purchase order to support production schedule.
    • Monitor supplier delivery performance and to required delivery dates.
    • Manage supplier issue resolutions.

    Inventory Management

    • Develop, document, implement, and verify compliance to inventory management procedures. Lead problem solving for systemic accuracy issues.
    • Optimize minimum order quantities to increase inventory turns.
    • Make inventory adjustments as required by cycle count and NCM processes.
    • Review negative inventory report monthly and solve systemic issues.
    • Monitor slow moving inventory and develop disposition plans.

    Qualifications

    • High School Diploma required.
    • Previous experience of Materials Planning ideally in a manufacturing environment is a plus.
    • Excellent attention to details.
    • Strong analytical, planning and problem-solving skills.
    • Results oriented and organized with the ability to plan and deliver against deadlines. Good communicator with the ability to form and maintain good relationships internally and externally.
  • Quality products.
  • Dedicated service.
  • Made in the USA.
  • Quality products.
  • Dedicated service.
  • Made in the USA.
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