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Slat Inspector

Are you ready to be part of something new and exciting? Find a rewarding job and build a satisfying career—starting right here. Next Day Blinds, the Baltimore-Washington metro area's leading manufacturer and retailer of custom window coverings, is seeking for the best in the industry to join our team. We offer much more than just an end to your job search. We provide thorough training as well as ongoing opportunities to develop your skills and expand your potential.

Next Day Blinds is looking for a Slat Inspector that will be responsible for being an inspector of high volume wood and faux slat for defects such a bow/warp, canting and pinhole marks prior to entering production.  Evaluate and execute ideal cut plan based on location and spacing of defects to maximize utilization of material.  Maintain stock of all required cut lengths to maximize front end efficiency.  Keep accurate inventory of processed material to monitor true scrap rates and process pace.    


ROLE PRIORITIES:                                                                                             

Accurately inspect slat for quality defects while following the correct cut plan to maximize product usage.

Communicate with warehouse for product replenishment and the leadership team to address quality and/or stock concerns.

Inventory unprocessed and cut slat as needed.

Accurate complete daily process record sheets which includes boxes processed, material stocked and defective material weight.



·         Inspect slat for quality defects

·         Committed to a fast and accurate pace to ensure stock levels are maintained.

·         Keep accurate inventory of slat processed.

·         Follow correct cut plan


 NDB COMPETENCIES BY POSITION:                                                                                        

·         Problem solving skills

·         Communication skills

·         Inventory experience

·         Is flexible and adaptable in a production environment

·         Is open when mistakes are pointed out and solicits help to avoid mistakes in the future



·         Committed to providing production high quality slat through executing the inspection process.

·         Ability to effectively communicate with co-workers and management

·         Demonstrates dependability, honesty and integrity


EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:                                                                                          

·         HS Diploma or equivalent

·         Ability to read, write and communicate in English


SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS:                                                                   

·         1+ years of manufacturing experience preferred

·         Keen eye for quality details


 Next Day Blinds is the leading provider of premium-quality window coverings in the Washington - Baltimore area. Established in 1993, the company brought unheard-of speed and uncompromising customer service to the world of window coverings. Next Day Blinds offers a wide range of Great Windows brand blinds, shades and shutters, each one made to order in the company's state-of-the-art factory in Jessup, Maryland. All Next Day Blinds window coverings are fully custom, meaning they are individually crafted to the exact size measured, using premium-quality materials, and constructed for optimum appearance, performance and durability. Since the company is vertically integrated with manufacturing, sales, installation and service all in-house, the entire process can be completed faster than anyone else in the market.

Benefits: At Next Day Blinds, we understand that our employees work hard so we offer a generous benefits package as well as ongoing opportunities to develop your skills and expand your potential.

Benefits include:

Medical and dental insurance.

401(k) retirement plan with discretionary match.

Flexible Spending Plans.

Life insurance.

Supplemental Insurance. 

Paid Time Off (PTO)