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Sunlight Supply, Inc., a Vancouver, WA based manufacturer of garden lighting fixtures and national/international distributor of gardening supplies is seeking a Director of Manufacturing at our Vancouver, WA Corporate Plant.

Some may think a job is just a job, but at Sunlight Supply Inc. we believe in igniting possibilities by helping our employees develop careers that fulfill their ambitions. We hire great people and give them a great place to work. Our secret to keeping them around is a positive culture, strong community involvement and a dedication to constantly getting better every day.

We are a fast growing manufacturer of garden lighting fixtures and national/international distributor of gardening supplies based in Vancouver, Washington. Sunlight Supply employs over 200 employees locally and over 500 nationally. We’re looking for a Director of Manufacturing to lead our Corporate Manufacturing Plant.

This is a high-level, fulltime position, the right candidate must have an innovative can-do mentality and the ability to multi-task on a fast paced, fast growing environment.

OVERVIEW:

Manage an integrated Business Unit consisting of Metal Fabrication, High Volume, Assembly, Powder Coating, Punch Press and Fabrication and Welding in a manufacturing setting. The Director is responsible for the following functions.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • MUST HAVE SHEET METAL EXPERIENCE
  • Highly Preferred LED lighting experience
  • Partner with company officers and senior staff members in the development and formulation of long-term and short-range planning, policies, programs and objectives
  • Develop the manufacturing plan and establish standard operating procedures for maintaining high standards of manufacturing operations to ensure that products conform to established quality standards
  • Achieve optimum employee levels with least amount of overhead and raw material cost to meet annual budgetary plan
  • Formulate and recommend manufacturing policies and programs that guide the organization in maintaining and improving its competitive position and the profitability of the operation
  • Supervise and monitor department managers to accomplish goals consistent with established manufacturing and safety standards
  • Act as a liaison between manufacturing and all other departments
  • Identify, recommend and implement changes to improve productivity and reduce cost and scrap -Direct the establishment, implementation and maintenance of production standards
  • Direct and coordinate various programs essential to manufacturing (e.g. training, safety, housekeeping, cost reduction, security, etc.)
  • Initiate and coordinate major projects (e.g. plant layout changes, installation of capital equipment, major repairs, etc.)
  • Other duties as assigned

COMPETENCIES:

  • Work effectively and relate well with others in a professional manner
  • Maintain current knowledge of technology and information effecting functional areas to increase innovation and ensure compliance
  • Knowledge of MRP systems and budgeting
  • Desire for tactical entrepreneurial and hands-on role executing growth of a rapidly scaling company
  • Experience working with manufacturing based technology, processes and principles
  • Broad knowledge of material handling, warehouse operations and transportation
  • Knowledge of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) safety rules and regulations
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an understanding of diverse backgrounds and an emphasis on communication: training, team building, negotiation skills, interdepartmental interaction, leadership and supervision (motivation, directing) and management (planning, budgeting)
  • Proven problem solving and analysis skills

POSITION TYPE & EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK:

  • Full-time salary exempt position
  • Travel is required for this position

REQUIRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum 5 years managing a significant segment of a large manufacturer or the entire operation of a smaller manufacturer
  • Previous leadership experience
  • Manufacturing certificates preferred

BENEFITS & SALARY OVERVIEW:

  • Medical/Vision/Dental Coverage
  • Paid Holidays
  • 15 days of PTO per year
  • 401K and Paid Short Term Disability
  • Flex Spending
  • Company Discounts

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities

Please submit resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: jobs@sunlightsupply.com


We’re looking for a gifted communicator. Our core target market is compromised largely of males from 23 to 45. We’ve laid the groundwork with several of our social platforms but we need someone to ramp up our efforts with new, creative and innovative campaigns. There is a lot of content to be developed as well, so exceptional writing skills are essential. Anything else you can bring to the table is just more for us to get excited about! We have a full service, mid-sized, 15 person marketing department that’s involved in all phases of marketing and promotions. Sunlight Supply is an established, growing and fast-paced company that offers remarkable professional opportunities. We’re based in Vancouver, WA.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:  To assist in project coordination, promotions, social media content and output, video content, online content production and some SEO / SEM work.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop relevant, compelling content for social media channels.
  • Manage social media channels with regular posts, reporting and social media and AdWords buys (paid ads).
  • Work with web team to assist in improving Sunlight Supply and individual product website SEO.
  • Provide creative assistance and copywriting as needed within the department on branding projects, print ad production, website content and promotions.
  • Help to generate ideas, input, content and direction.
  • Work collaboratively with the entire marketing team to elevate the production standards and communication from the company to the market.
  • Draft press releases and manage press release/outreach efforts.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • A robust portfolio and/or samples of recent campaigns and writing.
  • 2 years minimum professional experience in producing social media content across a variety of social media platforms including: Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.
  • 1 year minimum experience in making social media buys including AdWords and managing posts through a dashboard like Hootsuite, Buffer or other “sharing” system.
  • Strong analytic skills needed to provide regular reporting on social media efforts.
  • Graphic design skills preferred but not required.
  • Self-starting, ambitious, can-do and enthusiastic a must.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities

Please submit resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: jobs@sunlightsupply.com


Sunlight Supply has a genuinely exceptional job opportunity for the right person. We have an immediate opening for a senior graphic designer. We’re adding a position to our already deep pool of talent. If you’ve been working as a fulltime graphic designer for at least 7 years and have worked extensively in package design, print advertising, website design, logo design and produced a mountain of sales collateral including brochures, catalogs and flyers we’d love to meet you! We’re looking for a passionate professional who can hit the ground running and have an immediate impact in the development and design of the full range of marketing materials both digital and print. If you’re an illustrator, photographer or animator to boot that’s even better! Sunlight Supply is a company on the move. We have an exceptional marketing team that includes 7 senior graphic designers. Check out the job description below for details and send us your resume and salary requirements. Know that we’ll want to see an extensive portfolio of work please.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Design and produce marketing communications (print and digital) pieces for a wide variety of brands/products/applications.
  • Collaborate with creative team, internal account teams and company staff to develop creative solutions and then translate those solutions through a variety of channels.
  • Maintain the highest standards for the multiple in-house brands and stay within the branding guidelines.
  • With the Design manager, is responsible for creating accurate costing and delivering solutions within budgets.
  • Stay current on industry trends, competition and design standards.
  • Mentor other designers in the department.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Proactively recommend creative communications for marketing projects.
  • Attend meetings as assigned.
  • Design of marketing communication pieces including overall theme development, individual piece designs, etc.
  • Manage production of all print pieces from conception to completion.
  • Partner and communicate with internal business partners as needed on the development of design work.
  • Attend press checks as needed.
  • Maintain quality check on all pieces.
  • Process and approve vendor invoices as needed.
  • Follow marketing department operating procedures including maintaining files correctly on local machine or on the server and on the project tracking software teamwork.com.
  • Follow all department purchasing and delivery policies.
  • Creatively seek out new products and maintain cutting edge industry knowledge.

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS, EXPERIENCE:

  • 5 years design experience in an in-house creative department or design firm.
  • Strong creative, organizational, problem solving and time-management skills.
  • Adaptable and quick learner. Must be able to apply style guides creatively while upholding brand identity for Sunlight Supply.
  • Keen attention to detail is essential.
  • Expert knowledge of current versions of Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office.
  • Possess strong conceptual skills, a high level sense of design, layout, typography, and a broad thinker who is able to offer a variety of design solutions.
  • Good working knowledge of apple computers and working in a server oriented environment. Be able to trouble shoot basic computer & printer problems.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Expert knowledge in graphic production process.
  • Work well with tight deadlines in a team environment.
  • Able to take projects from start to finish with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated history of collaboration and team-oriented problem-solving.  This is very much a “team” environment and this position, in particular, demands the candidate has an ability to collaborate to achieve the best possible design products.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities

Please submit resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: jobs@sunlightsupply.com


Sunlight Supply, Inc., a Vancouver, WA based company, is seeking a full-time Web Developer to join our growing team. We are a group of hardworking developers that are passionate about producing top tier work while maintaining a fun and enjoyable work environment. Qualified candidates must be comfortable working in a fast paced collaborative environment. This position would be part of a small team, taking direction from the team lead. This role offers great opportunities for technology exposure and professional growth.
 
Make an Impact
Are you looking for a job where you can make a big impact and be more than a cog in a wheel?
We are a small collaborative team, which allows everyone to have a voice and make a big difference every day. We are a vital part of the company, and our impact is recognized and appreciated.         
 
Career Building
Are you feeling stuck, and are interested in learning and growing?
In this position you will have the opportunity to be exposed to the full stack of web development duties including database, backend, and frontend development. You will also have the opportunity to develop your leadership skills and lead projects.
 
Current Technologies
Are you currently working with outdated technology?
We keep things current and try to work on the best modern technologies based on project requirements.    
 
Exciting Projects
Are you tired of fixing bugs or working on the same project every day?
We work on a number of exciting projects which keeps our workload fresh and changing:  

  • eCommerce website
  • REST based API
  • Adding tools and features to our dealer portal
  • Adding functionality to our internal tools that make our company more efficient
  • iOS and Android Mobile development using Xamarin
  • Programmatically solving needs with console applications
  • ERP Integration
  • Windows applications
  • Brochure Websites

Job Duties

  • Planning, Designing, and Developing new features for existing projects
  • Planning, Designing, and Developing new projects to solve business problems  
  • Building out new websites
  • Writing clean & maintainable code with tests
  • Troubleshoot and  fix bugs
  • Customer support
  • Create great documentation
  • Testing of existing projects

Requirements

  • Must have a positive attitude
  • Must meet reasonable deadlines
  • Must have great communication
  • Must have development experience
  • Must have database experience
  • Must have troubleshooting experience

Technologies

  • C#
  • SQL Server
  • ASP.NET MVC
  • ASP.NET Web API
  • Bootstrap
  • Vue.js
  • Xamarin
  • GIT

Company culture requires an office presence 8am - 5pm, 5 days a week. No remote or contract work available. Pre-employment background check & drug screen is required.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities

Please submit resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: jobs@sunlightsupply.com


Position Overview:

The Inside Sales Coordinator will provide direct sales support to the Sales Executives and Account Managers. By assisting in all clerical duties (and more) they will help generate revenue for the company by supporting the troops in the field so they can focus on critical sales and promotional efforts.

Position Requirements:

  • Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint & Outlook.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively.
  • Highly organized.
  • Industry/Gardening experience preferred, but not a requirement.
  • Experience in customer service field preferred, but not a requirement.
  • Flexible schedule including the ability to work some weekends throughout the year.

Position Duties and Expectations:

  • Phone and email support for the CSO, Sales Manager and Account Managers.
  • Field customer calls and emails in a timely fashion.
  • Manage stores in the territory with annual sales of $100K or less.
  • Represent the company at customer events, grand openings and trade shows.
  • Put together samples and marketing packages/posters for customers.
  • Submit marketing inventory requests to Alisha.
  • Submit new store applications, credit requests and terms change requests.
  • Submit deviations.
  • Assist with quoting customers and submitting to the pricing group.
  • Run top reports for sales and assist in analyzing them.
  • Assist in scheduling store visits (shared calendar).
  • Send out approved email blasts on new products, stock issues and tips.
  • Help prepare and attend customer events.
  • Assist with RMA and accounting issues.
  • CRM Entry.
  • Learn the company, customers and industry to a level that is promotable to Account Manager, if a territory becomes available.

Executive:

  • Running requested BI Reports
  • Salesman Toolbox and O:Sales Folder contents/maintenance
  • Trade Show Support
  • Travel Assistance (Plane, Hotel, & Car)
  • New Customer Mailings
  • Customer Anniversary mailings
  • Prep Customer Performance Thank you cards
  • Prepare Expense Reports for Sales Staff
  • Visio and Power Point Assistance
  • Take over Monthly Sales Objectives Agenda and communication with other departments
  • Populate Template of monthly highlights for Executives
  • Assist with Sales presentations for Executive Meetings
  • Make Customer/Vendor calls while I am travelling
  • Sort and Prepare Monthly Non-standard Terms report
  • Assist as necessary with Supplier contracts
  • Add business cards to contacts
  • National Sales Meeting Preparation assistance
  • Assist with updating Sales Forms
  • Assist with SLS & Exclusive brand promotions to help increase brand awareness/revenue
  • Send Samples, Literature and SWAG To Customers

Desired Outcome:

This position is a critical support function that allows or sales executives and managers more face-to-face time for selling (presenting new product opportunities, attending customer appreciation events and grand openings, doing dealer presentations, giving customers tours of Sunlight, merchandising and importantly, prospecting for new business). The position will help keep us organized, our CRM up to date, and improve and increase follow up efforts. The end goal is to improve the customer experience making Sunlight Supply the PREFERRED destination for their products and services.

Disclaimer:

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this classification. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Please submit resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: jobs@sunlightsupply.com