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WHO WE ARE

WE BELIEVE OFFSITE PREFABRICATION OF CRITICAL, HIGH VALUE COMPONENTS THAT CAN BE BUILT AT THE SAME TIME AS THE MAIN BUILDING STRUCTURE WILL DISRUPT AND REVOLUTIONIZE THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY.

Modern Living Solutions is dedicated to the future of housing in America. We are driven to deliver design-conscious and cost-effective modular apartments by combining development, factory operations, and construction in a vertically-integrated business.

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OUR TEAM

MANAGING DIRECTOR

ANDREW MEST

Andrew is the Managing Director of Modern Living Solutions. He has been the thought leader and off site manufacturing lead at Greystar. He has successfully delivered more than 5,000 units utilizing various forms of offsite construction in DfMA, prefabricated facade systems, bathroom pods, and 3D volumetric in Europe and the United States. Most notatably 101 George Street in London which at the time construction began in 2018, the two tallest modular towers in the world at 44 and 38 stories. He has been a major contributor of projects in the US, Europe, China, and Australia with over 50,000 apartments in his career.

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Senior Director of Finance and Operations

Rick Weston

Rick is a Senior Director of Finance and Operations for Modern Living Solutions. He leads all financial activities and business operations of the company. Rick has been critical in the launch of off-site manufacturing at Greystar and continues to have a hand in every aspect of the business.

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Factory Operations Manager

Mike Shick

Mike is a Factory Operations Manager and oversees all production operations and personnel at the Modern Living Solutions facility. Mike has over 30 years of modular manufacturing experience and has had a hand in the production of over 20,000 modular homes. Mike specializes in implementing performance, quality and efficiency measures, and maximizing plant safety through proactive processes and training.

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Director of Program Management

Deeshna Divakaran

Deeshna is a Director of Program Management for Modern Living Solutions and acts as a cross functional leader with expertise in design, manufacturing, and construction integrating DFMA principles. She has fifteen years’ experience in the field developing residential, commercial, mixed use, and master planning projects. Deeshna previously worked with Katerra as DMC Executive, overseeing end to end process for multiple projects from inception through design, procurement, manufacturing, and construction.

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Human Resources Manager

Caitlyn McMeekin

Caitlyn is the Human Resources Manager at the Modern Living Solutions facility in Knox, Pennsylvania. She is in charge of developing and implementing the core company’s best practices into policies and procedures for the manufacturing plant operations, while supporting the leadership team and plant personnel in all HR and safety matters. Caitlyn brings seven years of hands-on HR experience and strategic development.

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JOIN OUR TEAM

We’re constantly looking for new talent to help us be the best in the industry.
Check out our job postings here and filter results by ‘Modern Living Solutions'.

Supervisor

Knox, PA

Lead and oversee all manufacturing staff and organize production workflow, with a focus on the framing scope of work. Preferred experience with light gauge steel and machinery.

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Supply Chain Manager

Knox, PA

Manages all aspects of manufacturing supply chain, procurement, and inventory, including identifying suppliers, managing supplier relationships, researching goods and services, processing purchase orders, and managing inventory and delivery schedules.

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QA/QC Manager

Knox, PA

Manages the quality assurance and quality control of the manufactured products of Modern Living Solutions to ensure products meet Company standard and achieve market-leading quality. Designs, develops, and implements QA/QC program for manufacturing facility and project sites.

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Director of Design and Engineering

Knox, PA

Works closely with the A/E design team to create and develop overall design concepts and provide creative leadership. Responsible for drafting, designing, and interpreting engineering drawings in Revit and AutoCAD, partnering with consultants and business contacts for updates on plan drawings, production of shop drawings for production usage. VDC and BIM specialization preferred. (Knox, PA or Baltimore, MD)

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Manufacturing Engineer

Knox, PA

Responsible for the design and development of production drawings and coordinating the manufacturing processes in a fast-paced production environment. Coordinates production drawings in BIM with A/E design packages, including Revit, manages CNC fixtures on the production line, analyzes and improves manufacturing processes, and assures product and process quality.

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Purchasing Agent

Knox, PA

Review all required materials and solicit bids from vendors and facilitate administration of ordering once contracts are approved. Serve as primary point of contact for designated product accounts and manage accordingly utilizing Oracle.

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Accounting Positions

Knox, PA

Currently accepting applications for multiple accounting roles with varying experience levels. All will be monitoring and analyzing data to produce financial reports and statements while following GAAP. (Knox, PA or Baltimore, MD)

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Our factory is located in Knox, Pennsylvania, in the heart of Clarion County.

With its deep history of manufacturing, the area has more skilled, off site manufacturing personnel than anywhere else in North America.

The factory that houses Modern Living Solutions has been active since 1917, producing everything from glassware to modular homes. We are proud to give this factory a new purpose for a new era of construction innovation.