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Woodworking Project Manager & Cabinet Designer – NY

Farmington, New York
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$52k-$62k yearly.

 

We’re looking for a seasoned Woodworking Project Manager & Cabinet Designer to join our passionate and creative team in Farmington NY. This client facing leadership role is in our custom fine woodworking shop and involves talking with customers, working with production technology interfaces, and effectively communicating with our in-house craftspeople. This position is high craft oriented and requires an extraordinary level of passion for fine woodworking.

Required Experience:

 

  • 5+ years’ experience in project management or design preferably with high-end woodworking.
  • Hands-on woodworking experience.
  • Excellent math, computer, CNC machine skills.
  • Proficiency in written and verbal communications.
  • Excellent time management and attention to detail.


Preferred Experience:

 

  • Background working with reclaimed wood or sustainable business models.
  • Background in timber framing, industrial design, or fine arts a plus. 

 

Required Education: Bachelor’s degree  

 

About us:

This position is full-year, full-time plus with flexible schedule, great benefits including 70% company-paid medical, paid holidays and PTO, a matching 401k plan, dental, and vision. We are a 100% Employee-Owned (ESOP) company and when appropriate, we enjoy company-wide profit-sharing.

We actively seek to build an inclusive and diverse workplace where people from all walks of life are welcomed are an equal opportunity employer.

New Energy Works operates on the triple bottom line philosophy putting equal emphasis on people, planet, and profit. We’ve been designing and crafting custom homes and fine woodworking across the nation for 30+ years with our 140+ craftspeople, carpenters, designers, dreamers, and community members.

If you think you’re a good fit, please apply today.

Send us your resume and detailed cover letter outlining why you would like to join our team. We look forward to learning more about you.

 

 

For Pay Transparence: Compensation Description (annually or hourly)

The base salary range for this position is $52k - $62k Yearly

Compensation may vary outside of this range depending on a number of factors, including a candidate’s qualifications, skills, competencies and experience, and location. Base pay is one part of the Total Package that is provided to compensate and recognize employees for their work.

 

 

Woodworking Project Manager & Cabinet Designer Job Description

New Energy Works - NEWwoodworks

Updated 09/14/2023

Reports To: Division Manager

 

Overview –

 

This client facing leadership role is in our custom fine woodworking shop and involves talking with customers, working with production technology interfaces, and effectively communicating with our in-house craftspeople. This position is high craft oriented and requires an extraordinary level of passion for fine woodworking. The Woodwooking Project Manager & Cabinet designers must be able to effectively communicate with their clients throughout the design process, and poses strong understanding of wood materials, construction techniques, and manufacturing processes to design and create functional and durable products.

 

 

Core Competencies:

 

  • Strong creative aptitude and custom product design ability.
  • Ability to understand and plan around the scope and specifications of a job.
  • Create a schedule for production.
  • Break the job down into work packages based on the schedule and Lean principles.
    Participate actively in the engineering of complex items.
  • Order job specific materials based on the production schedule.
  • Creating drawings, sketches, or renderings of furniture pieces and other home furnishings that meet the client’s needs and specifications.
  • Preparing computer models of furniture layouts, including doors, windows, crown molding, chair railings, baseboards, and other details.
  • Consulting with clients to determine their needs and preferences in regard to style and function.

 

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

 

  • 5+ years’ experience in project management or design.
  • Hands-on woodworking experience.
  • Excellent math, computer, CNC machine skills.
  • Proficiency in written and verbal communications.
  • Excellent time management and attention to detail.

 

 

Safety & Compliance:

 

Must comply with all New Energy Works safety protocols, policies, and code of conduct.

 

Misc.:

 

Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.