Custom Products Manager

May 19 2017
Lanakila Pacific |Honolulu|Full Time
Job Description




Responsible for the effective and efficient operation and management of the custom products division and its coordination with other work units in Lanakila Pacific’s employment training program. Responsibilities include, but not limited to, managing personnel, maintaining an inventory control system, maintaining and improving quoting system, developing and maintaining business opportunities, developing training curricula for trainers, maintaining a safe work environment, developing customer service standards.








Operation (Custom Products):


1. Plan and schedule production and assign workers where needed or request the necessary manpower to fulfill production orders.


2. Ensure that all raw materials and supplies are requisitioned in advance to support production orders.


3. Coordinate with staff to develop manufacturing procedures and techniques required to produce new items.


4. Maintain an inventory list of all raw materials, work-in process, and finished goods to ensure proper security and accountability.


5. Develop pricing standards for all products to ensure sustainability of operations.


6. Conduct material-flow production studies to ensure the most efficient methods of manufacturing and ensure jigs, adaptive devices, and production methods provide for greatest staff and trainee productivity and efficient work flow.


7. Conduct quality control inspections to ensure work is in accordance with established standards and specifications.


8. Collaborate with the Marketing Department to solicit additional work training opportunities for trainees and to meet the annual sales goal.


9. Coordinate and communicate with Lanakila Pacific’s support staff for human resources management, payroll administration, billing, cost accounting and maintenance of comprehensive financial and other records management.


10. Develop a proposed operating budget annually and submit to management for approval.


11. Evaluate and oversee the Lanakila Pacific Custom Products website and make changes as necessary.


12. Ensure that staff and trainees are properly trained to operate Custom Products equipment, which include but are not limited to an automatic silk screening press, manual silk screening press and embroidery machine.




Maintenance of Area, Tools and Equipment:


1. Evaluate and recommend equipment updating, maintenance and/or purchase.


2. Conduct regular preventive maintenance on all equipment to manufacturer’s specifications.


3. Ensure that all equipment, tools and jigs are properly inventoried, stored and maintained.


4. Plan for general clean-up at regular intervals.


5. Follow procedures and obtain authorization to purchase tools and equipment.






Training Program


1. Oversee training program to ensure trainees meet training objectives


2. Collaborate with Training and Advocacy division, DVR, and trainees’ circles of support to achieve desired outcomes.


3. Ensure trainee progress is documented (qualitative and quantitative data) and work with the program staff to develop an Individual Program Plan (IPP) for each assigned client.


4. Participate in production to teach, train and redirect trainees. Ensure necessary supervision and training for all assigned trainees.


5. Ensure the performance of all assigned trainees are evaluated and plans for specific training objectives are routinely monitored and evaluated.


6. Ensure attendance records for trainees are evaluated and plans for specific training activities according to their needs.














1. Bachelors degree in business administration or related field with 3 years of management experience; OR


2. High School Diploma with five years of management work experience in production/manufacturing environment. Related human services or vocational training experience may substitute on a case by case basis for education and experience.


3. Must have valid Driver License and clean drivers abstract.