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Area Coordinator #1

Clayton Homes

Clayton Homes

Knoxville, TN, USA
Posted on Monday, January 15, 2024

Clayton Homes, a Berkshire Hathaway company and the nation's leading housing provider, is a vertically integrated housing company that builds, sells, and insures affordable housing. Our commitment to creating a World Class Customer Experience is unparalleled in the housing industry and we believe it begins with a World Class Team Member Experience. From entry-level to more experienced positions, we're actively recruiting individuals who are passionate, positive, and eager to learn. We then equip you for success, whether you're in the office, in the field, or on the floor. As a member of our team you'll enjoy excellent benefits, opportunities for growth, and an encouraging culture that supports work / life balance.

Department Manager/Area Coordinator

Reports to: Production Manager

Department: Management

Job Status: Full-Time / Salary

Mobility Profile: On Location

Position Summary: The Department Manager or Area Coordinator is responsible for managing and directing the daily activities and resources of all assigned production departments. The Department Manager or Area Coordinator position is crucial to create a world-class production environment.

Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Enforce Clayton’s safety culture by adhering to and enforcing the safety stop audit program.

  • Participate in Safety training meetings as requested for continuous education on new guidelines

  • Conduct routine tool and equipment safety inspection as required

  • Hold team members accountable that violate the company’s safety policy

  • Own new hire onboarding and development experience following the job skills training program including utilizing training material, tracking their development in the Responsibility Matrix and providing real-time feedback.

  • Select, evaluate, & retain department or area team members.

  • Communicate the significance of the data on Communication Center slides daily during huddles

  • Coach, correct and counsel team members. Utilize the progressive discipline documentation system appropriately.

  • Read and check off orders as each unit is built

  • Ensure traveler is signed correctly

  • Enforce the “Zero Defect Hand-off” program. All defects must be addressed in assigned station(s)

  • Ensure defects are corrected by the root Team Member to teach & eliminate repeat occurrences

  • Conduct routine material inspections to avoid shortages and building defects into the home

  • Participate in Quality training opportunities as requested for continuous education

  • Ensure clean department(s) before, during and after work using 5 min clean-ups. Don’t leave until team has the area “Clayton Clean”.

  • Support ISO14001 initiatives (recycling program)

  • Tool lockers and Comm centers must be “Clayton Clean” and organized

  • Other duties as assigned


  • High school diploma/GED or equivalent experience

  • Previous construction experience strongly preferred

  • Experience in manufactured housing is greatly desired

  • Excellent planning and organizational skills

  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills at all levels

  • Microsoft Word, Excel, as well as basic math skills

  • Must be detail-oriented and can multi-task effectively

  • Ability to read and understand home building specifications greatly desired

  • Demonstrated adherence to safety protocols

  • Ability to adapt quickly and make sound decisions in a changing, fast-paced work environment

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.

  • Work may require stooping, bending, crouching, crawling, pushing, and / or pulling.

  • Must be able to communicate with others via phone, email, and in person. Must be able to exchange accurate information with others.

  • Work environment is not temperature controlled and may result in exposure to extreme temperatures.

  • Work primarily involves sitting / standing, up to 4 hours at a time.

Travel Requirements:

  • As Needed

Why Clayton?
A Berkshire Hathaway Company - an integrity-based organization offering unlimited career growth opportunities.
Full-time team members have the flexibility to create their own health, dental, and vision benefits package. Clayton provides competitive 401K programs, including investment options and company matching for full and part time employees after one year to help our team members achieve their financial goals. Additional benefits include paid parental leave, tuition reimbursement, Employee Assistance Programs, and more.
As part of Clayton’s commitment to Opening Doors to a Better Life, Clayton is now providing paid time for Team Members to volunteer to causes that are meaningful to them through the Clayton Impact program.
Clayton is proud to have earned spots on the following Forbes lists: America’s Best Employers, America’s Best Employers by State, Best Employers for Diversity, Best Employers for Women.
At Clayton, we encourage holistic wellness with physical, nutritional, social, financial, spiritual and occupational programs available online or in-person for team members.
Clayton is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Clayton is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.

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Clayton Manufacturing