Residential / Commercial Production Manager

About Franz Witte

Franz Witte is a three-department company with divisions in landscape construction, commercial landscape maintenance, and garden center retail. With nearly 170 employees, we have been building and maintaining distinctive, reputable, and exceptional landscapes in Idaho since 1971. If you are a purpose-driven team player with a tenacity to learn, apply to become part of the flock today.

Position Summary

We are searching for a Residential/Commercial Production Manager to support our growing team. Your responsibility is to make sure all projects are completed in a timely manner with a high standard of quality and within budget. You must understand budgets, crew productivity, equipment usage, scheduling, and blueprint specifications. You must also understand the aspects of landscape construction including hardscape, softscape, irrigation, and specialized trades such as carpentry, masonry, and plumbing. This role is crucial to the quality, safety, and success of every Franz Witte project. Expectations are to manage total project values of $2,000,000 - $3,000,000.


  • Manage multiple jobs at any given time: plan, schedule and coordinate crews, materials, and equipment

  • Assure the timely documentation of projects (timesheets, delivery receipts, change orders, etc.)

  • Maintain the companys standard of quality, profitability, and efficiency on every project

  • Awareness of daily, weekly, and total project budgets

  • Hire, train, review, promote, or replace Foreman and Crew Members

  • Complete a peer review of all project estimates and production rates, prior to proposal phase

  • Coordinate and communicate with Project Managers, Owners, and other traders

  • Uphold a safe worksite, adhere to company safety program and 100% participation in all company meetings

  • Attend on-site coordination and scheduling meetings with Project Managers, Owners, and General Contractors

  • Final walk through with client to close out project

  • Work 10+ hours a day Monday Friday, some Saturdays as season requires

  • Winter snow removal


  • 10+ years at Foreman level or similar position

  • Extensive knowledge of plan reading, landscape grading, softscapes, hardscapes, irrigation, and drainage

  • Experience operating all fleet equipment: skid steers, trenchers, mini excavators

  • Outstanding communication and leadership skills

  • OSHA 10 hour and CPR certifications

  • Valid drivers license

Compensation & Benefits

Wage DOE: $25 - $30 hourly

Benefits include Health, Life, STD, Accident, Dental, 401K with company match, PTO, Holiday Pay, Phone Reimbursement Allowance, and company discounts.

All employees are subject to pre-employment and random drug testing.

Nampa, ID, 83687, US