Operations ManagerFox Hardwood Lumber

Job Summary

The General Manager will oversee all non-manufacturing activities at Fox Hardwood Lumber's sister company, Timber Connection Systems (TCS). This role requires a strategic leader responsible for sales, marketing, procurement, catalog design, e-commerce initiatives, and fulfillment. The General Manager will also play a crucial role in determining production priorities and managing relationships with third-party manufacturers overseas.

  • Sales Management: Develop and implement sales strategies to drive revenue growth. Build and maintain relationships with key clients and partners. Travel for sales, tradeshows, conventions, and meetings with third-party manufacturers.
  • Marketing Leadership: Oversee marketing initiatives, including digital marketing, physical catalog design, and brand development. Coordinate marketing campaigns and promotional activities.
  • Procurement: Manage the procurement process for custom hardware from China. Ensure timely and cost-effective ordering and delivery of products.
  • E-commerce Development: Lead e-commerce initiatives to enhance online presence and sales. Oversee the fulfillment process to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Strategic Planning: Determine which brackets should be manufactured by the production department based on market demand and company strategy.
  • Team Collaboration: Work closely with the production team to align manufacturing priorities with sales and marketing goals. Foster a collaborative and productive work environment.
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Business, Accounting, Marketing, Engineering, Agricultural Economics, or a related field.
  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience.
  • Strong leadership and strategic planning skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Familiarity with procurement processes and supplier management.
  • Ability to travel frequently for business purposes.
  • Marketing5+ years
  • Strategic Planning5+ years
  • Leadership
  • Budget Management5+ years
  • Communication
Nice to Have
  • Mandarin Chinese1+ years
  • Spanish Language1+ years
About Us

Timber Connection Systems (TCS) is a Franklin, TN-based manufacturer of structural connectors for post-and-beam buildings. In addition to manufacturing, TCS imports custom hardware from third-party overseas manufacturers. Our mission is to deliver products to the post-and-beam building industry that are as architecturally pleasing as they are structurally robust.

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