Remmert & Company

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Position: Production Team Member
Summary

The Production Team Member is responsible for assisting in the fabrication and assembly of custom woodworking products.

 

The focus of this job is on producing high-quality, detailed work based on established standards, guidelines, and procedures. Precise, consistent work output is essential requiring patience and a willingness to handle and complete one task at a time. The job environment is stable, based on known relationships with people and well-defined processes. Job knowledge and competency is built through structured step-by-step training and positive, supportive coaching from management and peers. Communication with others is based on knowledge of repetitive job routines and procedures gained from sufficient on-the-job experience. Consistent, error-free work based on defined regulations and standards are key measures of job performance success. The job environment promotes steady, methodical work output so that job routines can be completed on time and error-free. This position is designed to develop a valued technical expert, who, recognized and supported by management and a stable work environment, can deliver quality work on a consistent basis.

Job Characteristics
  • Steady, even pace to promote accuracy and quality of work

  • Repetitive routines

  • Complete set of procedures and tasks completed before new ones are begun

  • Technical/analytical focus

  • Work within established systems, standards, and procedures

  • Communication based on job knowledge and expertise

  • Decision-making within clearly defined job scope

  • Based on defined policies and procedures

  • Supported by management

  • Focused on job knowledge and expertise

  • Helpful, supportive communication with management and peers

  • Collaborative approach in structured job environment

Job Duties & Responsibilities
  • Assisting in the fabrication and final assembly of custom products (finished goods) within the woodworking industry. Products to include but not limited to:

    • Casework/Cabinetry

    • Countertops (plastic laminate, wood, or solid surface)

    • Solid surface

    • Mouldings (Running Trim)

    • Solid wood pieces

    • Custom items (desks, benches, banquettes, face frames)

  • Specific job duties & responsibilities to include but not limited to:​

    • Production Team Member 1

      • Basic production work

      • Learning the woodworking trade

      • Closely supervised

      • Learning the use of basic production tools & machinery (e.g. drills, table saw, chop saw, ect.)​

      • Basic fabrication assembly

    • Production Team Member 2

      • Items included in Production Team Member 1

      • General production work

      • Less supervised

      • Use of basic production tools & machinery

      • General fabrication assembly

      • Work productivity is average

      • Work quality is average

    • Production Team Member 3

      • Items included in ProductionTeam ​​​​Members 1 & 2

      • Self setup and operates basic production tools & machinery

      • Training to read shop drawings

      • Competently prepares parts or products by hand to receive finish

      • Work productivity is above average

      • Work quality is above average 

    • Production Team Member 4

      • Items included in Production Team Members 1,2, & 3

      • Read and interpret shop drawings independently

      • Use of more complex production tools & machinery

      • Can fabricate and assemble basic custom products 

      • Work productivity is excellent 

      • Work quality exceeds expectations

      • Individual is reliable and without attendance issues (occurrences consistently remain below 6)

    • Production Team Member 5

      • Items included in Production Team Members 1,2,3,& 4

      • Work productivity is superb

      • Work quality is superb

      • Individual is reliable and without attendance issues (occurrences consistently remain below 3)

  • Keeps work area clean and free of debris

  • Keeps work area organized

  • Attention to detail is required​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Education
  • High School diploma, GED, or higher is required

  • Relevant experience can be considered as an equivalent to a degree

Experience
  • One or more years’ experience within the woodworking, manufacturing, or construction industry is preferred

  • One or more years’ experience in Finish Carpentry is preferred

Computer Requirements
  • Time tracking software - Innergy

  • Shop drawing software - Innergy

  • Material requisition software - Innergy

Language & Mathematical Skills
  • Ability to effectively present information, questions, or discrepancies to Team Leader for resolution

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals; mentally, hand-and-paper, and calculator.

Position: Finish Carpenter
Summary

The Finish Carpenter is responsible for analyzing shop drawings to fabricate custom woodworking products.

 

The focus of this job is on producing high quality, detailed work based on established standards, guidelines and procedures. Precise, consistent work output is essential requiring patience and a willingness to handle and complete one task at a time. The job environment is stable, based on known relationships with people and well-defined processes. Job knowledge and competency is built through structured step-by-step training and positive, supportive coaching from management and peers. Communication with others is based on knowledge of repetitive job routines and procedures gained from sufficient on the job experience. Consistent, error free work based on defined regulations and standards are key measures of job performance success. The job environment promotes steady, methodical work output so that job routines can be completed on time and error-free. This position is designed to develop a valued technical expert, who, recognized and supported by management and a stable work environment, can deliver quality work on a consistent basis.

Job Characteristics
  • Steady, even pace to promote accuracy and quality of work

  • Repetitive routines

  • Complete set of procedures and tasks completed before new ones are begun

  • Technical/analytical focus

  • Work within established systems, standards, and procedures

  • Communication based on job knowledge and expertise

  • Decision-making within clearly defined job scope based on defined policies and procedures

  • Supported by management

  • Focused on job knowledge and expertise

  • Helpful, supportive communication with management and peers

  • Collaborative approach in structured job environment

  • Leadership focused on consistent, accurate, quality work output

  • Supportive, non-threatening leadership style

  • Delegation to others when appropriate, using training, coaching and on the job experience

Job Duties & Responsibilities
  • Fabrication and final assembly of custom products (finished goods) within the woodworking industry.

  • Custom products and specific job duties & responsibilities to include but not limited to:

    • Finish Carpenter 1

      • Custom countertops

      • Custom plastic laminate items

      • Competent use of production tools and machinery

      • Requires supervision

      • Work productivity at average or below average pace

    • Finish Carpenter 2

      • Items included in Finish Carpenter 1

      • Custom desks (reception desks, nurse stations)

      • Custom benches, banquettes, ect.

      • Face frames

      • Other moderately complex custom woodworking products

      • Work productivity is average

      • Work quality is average

    • Finish Carpenter 3

      • Items included in Finish Carpenter 1 & 2

      • Advanced knowledge of finish carpentry and custom woodwork assembly

      • Other complex custom woodworking products

      • High level of competency for custom work

      • Requires some supervision

      • Work productivity is above average

      • Work quality is above average

    • Finish Carpenter 4

      • Items included in Finish Carpenter 1,2,& 3​

      • Expert knowledge of finish carpentry and custom woodworking assembly

      • Advanced and complex custom woodworking product

      • Requires minimal supervision

      • Work productivity is excellent

      • Work quality exceeds expectations

      • Individual is reliable and without attendance issues (Occurrences consistently remain below 6)

  • Keeps work area clean and free of debris​

  • Keeps work area organized

  • Attention to detail is required

Education
  • High School diploma, GED, or higher is required

  • Relevant experience can be considered as an equivalent to a degree

Experience
  • Three or more years’ experience within the woodworking, manufacturing, or construction industry is preferred

  • Three or more years' experience in Finish Carpentry is preferred

Computor Requirements
  • Time tracking software - Innergy

  • Shop drawing software - Innergy

  • Material requisition software - Innergy

  • Ability to effectively present information, questions, or discrepancies to Team Leader for resolution

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals; mentally, hand-and-paper, and calculator.

Language & Mathematical Skills
Position: Installation Team Member
Summary

The focus of this specialized, technically oriented position is on meeting and exceeding high standards of accuracy and quality based on established systems, technologies and guidelines. Strength in technical problem solving based on expertise and experience, and a strong commitment to efficiently achieve high quality results is required. A thoughtful, persevering, self-disciplined approach to achieving accurate, detailed work is essential. Job responsibilities and expectations are clearly defined, as is the scope of job authority. Expertise and competency is developed through a systematic technical training program, as well as an ongoing exposure to and training in new technical systems once they have been adopted and well tested. A key aspect of the job includes the ongoing identification of technical problems and the development of sound, carefully thought-out solutions. Problem solving is focused on proven systems and technologies and established organizational relationships. Solutions should minimize risk to the organization and utilize existing resources. Because of the expertise developed in this position, it is necessary to regularly initiate and communicate viewpoints on problems and opportunities in a factual, straightforward manner. This job allows for autonomy and independence and is primarily self-reliant. If the job involves managing others, there is a need for someone who will exercise the necessary authority in assuring that subordinates meet or exceed the same technical standards of quality and accuracy. Delegation must be firm, clear and focused on the specific tasks and technical activities of the job. Because of the fast-paced job environment, decisions must be made quickly and firmly, within the defined scope of job authority and based on job expertise. In general, this is a valued expert expected to deliver high quality, accurate results, while efficiently maintaining and enhancing existing organizational systems and standards.

Job Characteristics
  • Varied activities Multiple, simultaneous projects and tasks

  • Continual problem/solution identification Fast-paced environment

  • Technical/analytical focus

  • Work within established systems, standards, and procedures

  • Communication based on job knowledge and expertise

  • Authoritative, quick decision making within defined span of control

  • Focused on established systems and technologies

  • Fact-based, solution oriented

  • Minimal risk taking

  • Focused on job knowledge and expertise

  • Must provide clear, direct, authoritative direction to others

  • Need for collaboration is minimal, when necessary it is task focused, and this person’s role is to provide primarily technical, analytical skills to the team

  • Leadership focused on efficient, accurate, quality work output

  • Requires a strong, authoritative leadership style Job requires close control of process, tasks, and results

  • Delegated tasks must be closely measured and monitored

Job Duties & Responsibilities
  • Installation of woodworking finished goods at construction jobsites. 

  • Finished goods to include but not limited to:

    • Casework/Cabinetry

    • Countertops (plastic laminate, wood, or solid surface)

    • Mouldings (running trim)

    • Wall paneling

    • Custom items (desks, display cases, benches, banquettes, etc.)

  • Attention to detail is required

Education
  • High School diploma, GED, or higher is required

  • Relevant experience can be considered as an equivalent to a degree

Experience
  • One or more years’ experience within the woodworking, manufacturing, or construction industry is preferred

  • One or more years' experience in Finish Carpentry is preferred

    

Position: Estimator
Summary

The Senior Estimator is responsible for analyzing blueprints, specifications, proposals, and other documentation to prepare time, cost, and labor estimates for multiple large-scale woodworking projects.

The responsibility of this position is managing specialized work efficiently, with confidence and competence. The position requires above-average attention to detail, concern for the exact correctness of work, and a strong commitment to tasks completed on time. the person in this position will take work seriously, have a strong sense of duty, and is disciplined. A somewhat faster-than-average pace will be the norm for this position. Detailed, specialized work is the major focus. The person in this position will require clearly defined work, responsibilities, and reporting relationships, ongoing and thorough training opportunities to develop expertise and increase confidence, and frequently expressed appreciation of the person's competence, conscientiousness, and loyalty. the position will provide security in a stable work environment, allowing the person to plan for, focus on and complete the tasks on hand. when changes in the nature of the work occur, the person in this position will need direction, training, and support. the position will generally be task-oriented, requiring someone with a conservative, careful and cautious approach to work.        

Job Characteristics
  • Unambiguous work direction

  • Completing tasks from start to finish

  • Concern for getting work done on time and correctly

  • Extremely task-oriented

  • High standards of quality and accuracy

  • Adhering to established guidelines and procedures

  • Requires a high degree of information gathering before making decisions

  • Must be comfortable in making decisions in the area of specialty or expertise

  • Reserved, factual, formal, and sincere communication

  • Look to management for direction in areas outside of expertise 

  • Strong follow-through on delegated tasks and assignments

  • Following established policies and procedures, and expects others to do the same

  • Leads by example is the technical expert in the area and does the work required of subordinate

Job Duties & Responsibilities
  • Performs project take-offs and reviews drawings and other project information to determine the scope, material, and labor requirements and prepare itemized lists.   

  • Requests vendor and subcontractor quotes, interpret and process RFI's, and generate quotes lists by project item and save them to the project folder. 

  • Consults with clients, vendors, and designers to request additional information and clarification on project requirements, scope, and value engineering potential.

  • Organizes project folders in project directory using all information obtained during estimating and hand-off.

  • Prepares & submits proposal, scope of work, bid form, and other required bid documentation, including price breakouts and value engineering. 

  • Attend scope review meetings with customers

  • Prepares awarded projects for hand-off presentation to project team. 

  • Develop and maintain relationships with vendors and customers

  • Supports Project Managers by identifying and quantifying changes in scope and costs, calculating and preparing change orders, vendor quotes, budget updates, and other tasks as needed.

  • Identifies project general condition costs such as travel, field costs, overtime, and others to ensure complete project costs are identified prior to bid submission. 

  • Identifies project insurance, permit, license, and tax requirements and coordinates with the accounting team to quantify these costs in the estimate. 

  • Interfaces with the other departments such as project management, engineering, production, and installation to obtain support and commitment to the cost estimates. 

  • Computes cost factors and prepares estimates used for management purposes such as planning, organizing, and scheduling work.

  • Provides improvement recommendations to cost estimating procedures to reduce future variances between estimated and actual costs. 

  • Identifies cost trends to assist management in cost reduction and process improvement efforts.  

Education
  • Two-year degree or higher from a technical school, college, or university is required

  • Relevant experience can be considered as equivalent to a degree

Experience
  • Five or more years experience within the woodworking, manufacturing, or construction industry is preferred

  • Extensive prior experience in and strong business knowledge of the construction and woodworking industry required.

Computor Requirements
  • Five or more years experience within the woodworking, manufacturing, or construction industry is preferred

  • Extensive prior experience in and strong business knowledge of the construction and woodworking industry required.

Language & Mathematical Skills
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, employees, customers, and vendors.

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, and technical procedures.

  • Strong ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide into all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals; mentally, hand-and-paper, and calculator.

  • Strong ability to compute rates, ratios, percentages, variances, margins, and markups.

  • Strong knowledge and application of geometry.  

Position: Specialized Machinist
Summary

The Specialized Machinist is responsible for the operation of specialized manufacturing machines (beam saw, CNC, flat table router, edgebander, moulder) including complicated set-ups, computer programming and material processing.

 

The focus of this job is on producing high quality, detailed work based on established standards, guidelines and procedures. Precise, consistent work output is essential requiring patience and a willingness to handle and complete one task at a time. The job environment is stable, based on known relationships with people and well-defined processes. Job knowledge and competency is built through structured step-by-step training and positive, supportive coaching from management and peers. Communication with others is based on knowledge of repetitive job routines and procedures gained from sufficient on the job experience. Consistent, error free work based on defined regulations and standards are key measures of job performance success. The job environment promotes steady, methodical work output so that job routines can be completed on time and error-free. This position is designed to develop a valued technical expert, who, recognized and supported by management and a stable work environment, can deliver quality work on a consistent basis.

Job Characteristics
  • Steady, even pace to promote accuracy and quality of work

  • Repetitive routines

  • Complete set of procedures and tasks completed before new ones are begun

  • Technical/analytical focus

  • Work within established systems, standards, and procedures

  • Communication based on job knowledge and expertise

  • Decision-making within clearly defined job scope based on defined policies and procedures

  • Supported by management

  • Focused on job knowledge and expertise

  • Helpful, supportive communication with management and peers

  • Collaborative approach in structured job environment

  • Leadership focused on consistent, accurate, quality work output

  • Supportive, non-threatening leadership style

  • Delegation to others when appropriate, using training, coaching and on the job experience

  • Attention to detail is required

Job Duties & Responsibilities
  • Operating specialized CNC machines for processing parts to fabricate custom products (finished goods) within the woodworking industry.

  • Specific job duties and responsibilities to include but not limited to:

    • Specialized Machinist 1

      • Accurately machines parts for final assembly

      • Verifies program scanned and assigned to part

      • Understands and effectively operates machines

      • Understands machine tooling and recognizes when to change tooling

      • Recognizes and prevents bottlenecks on assembly line

      • Work productivity is average

      • Work quality is average

    • Specialized Machinist 2

      • Items included in Specialized Machinist 1

      • Cross-trained on multiple machines

      • Foresees conflicts and creates resolutions

      • Work productivity at above average

      • Work quality is excellent

    • Specialized Machinist 3

      • Items included in Specialized Machinist 1 & 2

      • When necessary, can troubleshoot and repair minor machine issues

      • Work productivity is excellent

      • Work quality exceeds expectations

      • Individual is reliable and without attendance issues (occurrences consistently remain below 6)

  • Keeps work area clean and free of debris

  • Keeps work area organized

  • Attention to detail is required

Education
  • High School diploma, GED, or higher is required

  • Relevant experience can be considered as an equivalent to a degree

Experience
  • One or more years’ experience within the woodworking, manufacturing, or construction industry is preferred

  • One or more years' experience in Finish Carpentry is preferred

Computor Requirements
  • Time tracking software – Innergy

  • Shop drawing software – Innergy

  • Material requisition software – Innergy

  • Machine software – WoodWOP

Language & Mathematical Skills
  • Ability to effectively present information, questions, or discrepancies to Team Leader for resolution

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals; mentally, hand-and-paper, and calculator.

Position: Engineering
Summary
Job Duties & Responsibilities

This position is responsible for the design, development, and coordination of shop drawings for custom manufacturing in the architectural woodwork industry within the commercial construction industry. The shop drawings will be created from construction documents provided by the design architect of the particular construction project. You will be responsible for the accuracy and quality of the shop drawings design as well as data related to the components within the shop drawing design software.

  • Create high quality shop drawings within the provided design software

  • Assure proper assignment of materials for assemblies

  • Interpret architectural drawings

  • Work within a team of 7-10 other engineers/drafters 

Education
  • Two-year degree, or higher, from a technical school or university is required

  • Relevant experience can be considered as an equivalent to a degree

  • Autodesk AutoCAD experience

  • CabinetVision or similar experience is preferred, but not required

  • Willing to hire a Senior part-time until Graduation

Experience
  • Three years or more experience within the construction industry is preferred

  • Three years or more experience with design software

  • Or Relevant Degree

Benefits Available
  • Medical Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • 401k

  • Life Insurance

  • Short Term Disability Insurance

  • Bonus Plan available​​

Position: Project Manager
Summary

The Project Manager is responsible for overseeing and guiding a project from start to finish including submittals, fabrication, and installation.

The duties of this job require a high degree of specialized expertise and skill in maintaining established standards of quality and accuracy. Drive, determination, and a self-disciplined approach to achieving results that meet these established criteria are necessary for successful job performance. The job environment is structured and job expectations are clear. While the pace of the work is faster than average, quality is never compromised. The focus of communication and organizational relationships is based on technical expertise. The work requires specialized technical problem solving and ingenuity while working within approved organizational systems and technology, and the demonstration of the values of integrity, quality, and caution. New ideas and concepts are also important but will be carefully analyzed before communication and adoption. When the job involves managing others, there is a need to exercise the necessary authority to assure policies and procedures are followed and time frames are met. At the same time, it will be necessary to give others structured opportunities to develop their own expertise and capability for quality work to assure effective delegation and shared responsibility for work output. It is expected that coaching and training support for achieving effective delegation will be required. The position encompasses a defined span of control and opportunity for someone who engenders trust, demonstrates a sense of urgency and assures consistent achievement of quality standards. The work requires making decisions that support company guidelines authoritatively and quickly.

Job Characteristics
  • Varied activities, Multiple simultaneous projects, Fast-paced environment

  • Technical analytical focus, Work within established standards and guidelines, Expertise-based problem solving

  • Authoritative quick decision making within defined span of control based on accepted quality standards, policies and procedures

  • Communication is task based & technically oriented, Team roles are clearly defined, Collaboration is focused on specific tasks or problems

  • Leadership based on specialty expertise, Directive leadership to assure quality standards are met, Delegation infrequently required, and when required, close follow-up is essential

Job Duties & Responsibilities
  • Has managerial responsibilities for all projects assigned to

  • Works closely with customers to determine and collaborate on schedule, job flow, and duration of activities

  • Will determine milestone and target dates for information and activities, clearly communicate these dates to the customer, and perform follow up with customers to obtain information when needed

  • Responsible for the accuracy of all shop drawings prior to submittal to the client and release to the plant floor

  • Responsible for obtaining all field dimensions or coordinating the collection of this data

  • Will determine and plan accordingly for long lead time material items as well as extended production timelines due to size or nature of complexity

  • Work closely with, plan and manage field staff both internal and subcontracted for projects under one’s umbrella

  • Perform critical oversight function for the company

  • Find ways to increase efficiency, productivity, and throughput

  • Will be in direct contact with other managers to improve workflows and minimize points of friction

  • Attention to detail is required 

Education
  • Two-year degree, or higher, from a technical school or university, is required

  • Relevant experience can be considered an equivalent to a degree

Experience
  • Five or more years of experience within the woodworking, manufacturing, or construction industry is preferred