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 Lead - Upholstery

    Job Description

    Oversees and works with department members in all tasks related to making furniture, including framing, gluing, covering, trimming, and renovating upholstered articles. Reviews production schedules and computes amounts of materials necessary to achieve production. Reports all progress and issues to Production Supervisor.

    Responsibilities

    • Complete all aspects of the manufacturing process alongside your team.
    • Read work orders to determine types and amounts of materials required to cover work pieces.
    • Delegate and lead team in completing tasks - building wooden frames, gluing foam to frames, cutting fabric, and moving materials between workers.
    • Provide a safe working environment - lead by example and coach to do the same.
    • Ensure all team members have been trained on quality policies, standards and check sheets prior to running production independently.
    • Ensure work order completion dates are met.
    • Report to Supervisor any cycle time or labor standards inaccuracies.
    • Accurately claim production in ERP system.
    • Control and reduce cost of goods.
    • Achieve labor efficiency standards.
    • Verify usage of correct materials in each designated area based off BOM.
    • Report all safety, quality, conduct, or other issues to Supervisor in a timely manner.
    • Fill in for Production Supervisor as needed.
    • Other duties as needed.

    Qualifications

    • Must be able to stand, walk, and lift product for majority of a ten hour shift.
    • Must feel comfortable with hands-on work and power tool usage.
    • Must have positive attitude to motivate workers.
    • Ability to multi-task.

    This is a full-time position with health, dental, and vision insurance. 401K with company match and other benefits also available. Equal opportunity employer.

  • Grand Rapids, MI

    Machine Operator

    Job Description

    Machine Operators run machines such as CNC routers, edge banders, panel saws or other machines to cut and process wood related to making furniture. The job typically requires the ability to follow written instructions and read blueprint specifications, or equivalent. Operates and adjusts semi-automatic or automatic numerically controlled machine tools to perform standard and repetitive sequences of operations where programs are provided and setups are often made and maintained by others..

    Responsibilities

    • Sets up, adjusts and checks out programming and operates numerically controlled machine tools to perform a series of progressive machining operations.
    • Works from programming instructions, operational data and machine setup instructions defining and coding tool arrangements, material clamping methods, machine calibrations and console settings.
    • Work from programming instructions, operational data and machine setup instructions.
    • Ensure that work order completion dates are met.
    • Ensure that quality standards have been achieved.
    • Control and reduce the costs and waste amounts.
    • Check parts for conformance to specifications.
    • Perform other duties as assigned


    Desired Qualifications

    • Prior experience with wood machining, operating a CNC router, edge-bander and panel saw a plus.
    • Prior experience with set-up and production use of standard manual wood working machines; table saws, joiners, shapers, horizontal & vertical drilling machines, routers, wide belt sanders and panel saws are a plus.
    • Knowledge of operations include drilling, boring and milling, turning etc.
    • Able to read calipers, other measuring devices and blueprints.
    • Motivated individual with a positive attitude and a lead-by-example mentality
    • Good attendance and strong communication skills
  • Grand Rapids, MI

    Shipping and Receiving

    Job Description

    The Shipping and Receiving Clerk performs a variety of tasks related to receiving, inspecting, distributing, and loading and unloading of products. The position also monitors inventory, and requires knowledge of MRP/ERP inventory control systems.

    This is a full-time position with health, dental, and vision insurance. 401K with company match and other benefits also available. Equal opportunity employer.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Receives, sorts, records and stores a variety of supplies and other items
    • Verify packing slips of incoming material prior to signing for it, ensuring items are accounted for
    • Loads, unloads and moves materials within warehouse and on or off trucks
    • Loads and unloads materials onto or from pallets, trays, racks and shelves by hand or using pallet jack
    • Inspects shipments for damages or defects, and notifies shipping/purchasing management.
    • Assist in packaging of product
    • Maintain inventory area to provide accurate and organized work area.
    • Manage cage inventory including cycle counting of product.
    • Pick work orders for assembly.
    • Pull required hardware for sales orders.
    • Move material between departments into drop zones.
    • Manage pallet area and provide acceptable pallets to departments as needed.
    • Maintain cardboard bailer.

    Desired Qualifications

    • Must have prior knowledge of Inventory/ERP systems.
    • Ability to use scanners and computers to track inventory
    • Knowledge of packaging product and processing for LTL or UPS shipment.
    • Must be able to stand and walk for a 10 hour shift.
    • Must be able to lift up to 50 to 75 lbs.
    • Ability to work in a fast paced environment while keeping a close attention to detail.
    • Ability to move and stage 53’ trailers using a yard truck in our parking area.
  • Grand Rapids, MI

    Assembly

    Job Description

    Performs routine, repetitive assembly of furniture. Must be able to follow written instructions and interpret blueprints to successfully assemble products. Must be proficient with measuring instruments, hand tools and power tools. Attention to detail and a focus on quality are critical. Reports to Production Supervisor.

    Responsibilities

    • Following written instructions to correctly assemble furniture prior to shipment
    • Performing fit and alignment adjustments
    • Ensure that quality standards are followed and that any deviations are reported
    • Performs routine maintenance on equipment as needed
    • Follow all safety guidelines and regulations
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • The ability to stand for a 10 hour shift
    • Ability to use hand/power tools (hammer, drills) to assemble furniture. Experience is a plus, but training is available as long as candidate is willing.
    • Frequent lifting and movement of furniture pieces - generally up to 40lbs, with team lifts for higher amounts
    • Attention to detail and an eye for quality deviations
    • A positive attitude and a willingness to learn each function in the department


    This is a full-time, direct hire position, with full benefits package. Health, dental, and vision insurance available day 1 on hire date. Weekly pay on Fridays.

  • 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
  • Quality products.
  • Dedicated service.
  • Made in the USA.
  • Quality products.
  • Dedicated service.
  • Made in the USA.
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