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Account Representative (Richmond, VA)

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Opportunity

New England Lab is seeking a proven and focused Account Representative for sales of laboratory casework, tables, fume hoods and lab accessories.  You will join a highly skilled and experienced team who will support you from discovery through project completion.  Our Account Representatives need to be driven, self-motivated and have a win/win attitude; placing value on both internal and external customer service while working remotely with personnel in our Raleigh, NC office.


Role

The position of Account Representative is responsible for the growth and cultivation of the Carolina territory.   You will manage overall revenue generation:  sales strategy, lead generation, closing sales and competitor analysis. This position will require travel within the territory on a daily basis or as needed.  An Account Representative excels at building strong relationships with key decision makers. An Account Executive needs to be driven with a focus on internal and external customer service.  Proactive planning, coordination and communication are essential to a sale, successful project and a repeat customer.  Must be able to articulate and communicate professionally through face to face, phone and electronic communication. This position reports to the regional sales manager.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for handling individual item sales inquiries via web or phone
  • Develop relationships and increase sales with end users at each facility in our target markets
  • Discover new opportunities through pre-established relationships learning of projects before they go out to bid/ for pricing
  • Learn the key players at each facility from “c” level professionals to the maintenance staff/ facilities.  
  • Oversee the entire sales process from meet and greet through installation for each project
  • Qualify each opportunity by identifying and understanding the scope prior to bidding
  • Work closely with estimating to be sure that all details are covered
  • Develop a scope strategy
  • Travel into the territory and work from the road 80% of the time
  • Attend and work specific trade shows throughout the year
  • Responsible for building and maintaining the data base for that territory
  • Assist in servicing house accounts
  • Responsible for knowledge of product line, applications and industries
  • Able to make product recommendations based on customer requirements
  • Create, prepare and deliver sales proposals and presentations as needed
  • Receive and handle customer concerns and discover appropriate solutions
  • Provide reports/feedback/results of bids and projects
  • Develop industry relationships by attending/hosting networking group(s)
  • Perform lunch and learn presentations at architectural/engineering firms
  • Provide a detailed review of scope for larger projects
  • Report proposal win rate monthly to management
  • Stay aware and informed of industry trends/developments (subscriptions, trade shows, etc…)
  • Track competition & understand strengths and weaknesses


Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience in capital equipment, scientific equipment, construction sales/estimating or lab furniture sales
  • 5+ years experience in sales management/business development
  • College degree in marketing, business administration or relevant field
  • Ability to understand spatial relationships/design
  • Record of strong customer service skills


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Lab Drafter (Raleigh, NC)

 

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Opportunity

New England Lab is seeking a Lab Drafter for our Raleigh, NC office.  You will join a highly-skilled and experienced team.  Providing a team approach with a focus on detail, precision, and meeting deadlines in a positive can-do team atmosphere is essential for the success of every project and our business as a whole.  Proactive planning, coordination and communication are all essential to a successful project and building repeat clients. 

Role

The position of Lab Drafter is responsible for developing floor plans, elevations, sections and details of laboratory casework and furniture systems using AutoCAD 2D software.  You will work closely with estimators to determine customer’s requirements/scope of work and assist/work alongside project managers to ensure accurate drawings.  You will need to check product orders and proactively manage project schedules.   Also assist PM’s with changes and additions to drawings as needed. A Lab Drafter must be able to multi-task, prioritize and work within a fast pace, quick turn-around and deadline oriented environment.  The Lab Drafter plays a key role in each project and helps determine the overall success.  You will provide detail drawings for customer’s approval, fabrication and installation.  As an integral part of each project you are assigned to, you will be responsible for the following:
 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepare thorough floor plans, elevations, sections and details of cabinet, countertop and lab furniture system layouts for client approval and fabrication
  • Work with an existing team to coordinate drawings and provide quality design work to client’s specifications
  • Support project managers, estimating and sales department with submittals
  • Interpret architectural specifications and drawings
  • Work with various vendors in determining the correct product to be used on a project
  • Document, organize and maintain project information
  • Follow drafting schedule and adapt to changes promptly
  • Monitor and respond to phone or email messages promptly
  • Ensure project scope is being met in line with the estimated price
  • Effectively communicate product or schedule concerns with other departments
     

Qualifications

  • Technical Diploma or Associates degree required
  • 2+ years of experience using AutoCAD (2007-2010)  to produce detailed shop drawings or architectural drawings. 
  • Recognize issues and address
  • Ability to communicate professionally via phone and email with internal and external clients
  • Ability to multitask amidst local distractions
  • Keen eye for detail and ability to visualize and understand 3-D dimensions
  • Work in a team environment and receive feedback
  • Experience with cabinetry or construction a plus

 

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Millwork Drafter - Cabinet Vision (Woburn, MA)

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Role

We are looking for a Millwork Drafter who is responsible for programming and preparing parts list, bill of materials and shop drawings in Cabinet Vision or Microvellum software. The person will work internally with manufacturing/production floor, estimators, project managers and lab drafters to ensure customer’s requirements are met. 

Work directly with Production Manager regarding production timelines.  Work with an existing team to coordinate drawings and provide quality design for customer approval and manufacturing job packets. Must be able to articulate and communicate professionally through face to face, phone and electronic communication. This is a full-time, hourly position with standard hours of 7am-3:30pm M-F, reporting to the Production Manager. In this role you will be responsible to optimize yields and order material per specification, in time to meet production schedule. You will assist in the daily flow of information in the front office in order to provide timely communication, estimates, drawings and material in order to meet customer’s schedules.


Duties & Responsibilities

The Millwork/Casework Drafter will handle the following tasks on a daily and weekly basis

  • Take lead role in coordinating drafting tasks with production schedule.
  • Assist with the implementation and setup of Cabinet Vision or Microvellum software.
  • Assist with quantity take-offs and clarifying scope in order to generate and qualify new work
  • Use AutoCAD to produce shop drawings in Cabinet Vision or Mircrovellum environment to generate production orders
  • Program details and sections for fabrication, including all CNC machining.
  • Assist NEL drafting department with design of custom/modified products prior to shop drawing submittal
  • Coordinate with NEL drafting department manager on a weekly basis for product drawings
  • Coordinate with project manager(s) and production manager to maintain schedules and deadlines
  • Proactively review job list for new projects
  • Review new projects with project team to develop time line for each project
  • Assist/Prepare schedule for weekly coordination meeting
  • Design/Draw products as needed for production for automated equipment
  • Process projects through Microvellum/Cabinet Vision and Cutrite
  • Work with Purchasing to identify deadlines for material counts
  • Prepare stock requisitions for purchasing
  • Prepare and distribute manufacturing paperwork, product labels and packing slips
  • Proactively coordinate projects with project managers to close open items
  • Build and maintain Microvellum/Cabinet Vision product library
  • Help streamline process from shop drawings to fabrication


Requirements

  • 2-5 years AutoCAD experience. Associates degree or certificate in drafting required.
  • 1-3 years cabinet making experience
  • 2-5 years experience programming production software (Cabinet Vision, Microvellum, Solidworks, or similar software)
  • Knowledge of layout, shop drawings and construction of customized commercial casework & millwork
  • Familiarity with materials and hardware for commercial casework and millwork
  • Estimating, purchasing and scheduling experience is a plus
  • Experience working with Owners, Architects Contractors and Designers
  • Able to effectively manage information, schedules and people
  • Well organized and able to appropriately prioritize tasks
  • Professional and clear communicator
  • Enthusiastic and positive approach to position and tasks

 

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Carpenter/Installer (Woburn, MA)

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Role

Working in Field Operations you will be responsible for receiving, preparing, delivering and installing laboratory furniture, cabinets, fume hoods and accessories to customers in New England.  In this role you will handle schedule coordination, trouble shooting and punch list creation in order to ensure a safe, organized and well managed job site.   This is a full-time, hourly, position with typical hours 6:00 am to 2:30 pm.  These hours are dependent on work load and scheduling as communicated by your manager, the Field Operations Manager.  Overtime is sometimes required.  Travel is sometimes required with overnight stay.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Follow New England Lab methods for installing laboratory cabinets, casework, and fumehoods on job sites
  • Store items in an orderly and accessible manner in warehouse and other locations
  • Examine and inspect material for damage or defects, reporting any damage to manager
  • Use fork trucks, pallet jacks, and other equipment to safely handle,  load and unload material
  • Verify the contents of deliveries against bill of lading and packing slips.  Check and note all damages or missing items
  • Schedule, plan and communicate deliveries and shipments with Project Management and others
  • Read and prepare work orders, packing slips and other paperwork as necessary per delivery, project or inventory needs
  • Maintain tracking method for incoming and outgoing material and warehouse inventory
  • Load/Unload material at job sites within Boston and greater Boston/New England area
  • Perform routine inspection of vehicle and supplies to ensure safety
  • Provide outstanding customer service to clients, project managers, and other subcontractors on the job


Requirements

  • 1-3 years Construction and/or Carpentry experience
  • Safe, clean driving record (Employment contingent on clean Background Check).
  • Experience driving 18-26’ box trucks in Cambridge and surrounds cities is a plus.
  • Must be able to lift 50+ pounds using proper lifting techniques
  • Ability to communicate with customers in a professional and courteous way
  • Dependable and organized
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects at a time
  • OSHA 10 or OSHA 30 a plus

 

This job requires the ability to lift heavy equipment, packages, and products weighing up to and exceeding 50 lbs. using proper lifting techniques.   Must be able to work in variable temperatures both indoors and outdoors.
 

 

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Machine Operator/Benchman (Woburn, MA)

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Role

We are looking for an experienced Machine Operator for our cabinet shop.  Our ideal candidate has experience in an automated shop with any or all of the following: CNC, finish, edge bander.  Candidates must have experience building commercial cabinetry in an automated wood and plastic laminate shop.   This is a full-time, hourly position with standard hours 7am to 3:30pm M-F reporting to the Production Manager.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • General production work, specifically cabinet assembly. 
  • Preparing, organizing and maintaining material, product and tools necessary for assembly. 
  • Learning process, machine set-up and problem solving techniques. 
  • Responsible for setting up work area for sanding and routing wood. 
  • Responsible for reviewing drawings to ensure product, accessories and components are ready for assembly.
  • May need to coordinate with finishing department to ensure smooth process and task completion.
  • Maintaining consistent fast paced work flow to meet project deadlines.
  • Able to check own work to achieve no defects


Requirements

  • HS Diploma or Equivalent, Carpentry preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience working with automated machinery and commercial cabinetry desired
  • Experience with 32 mm dowel construction and quality control is necessary.
  • Reliable transportation to/from work is required
  • Dependable
  • Ability to lift up to 50+  lbs with proper lifting techniques. 
  • Employment is contingent on a clean background and drug screen

 

The worker will be subject to noise from automated machinery.  This position requires someone to cut, lift, and transport wood and other materials from floor to waist height on a regular basis.  This is a standing position and frequent movement around shop floor is required.  No travel is required for this position.  All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.


 

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Project Estimator (Baltimore, MD & Woburn, MA)

 

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Opportunity

New England Lab is seeking a Project Estimator for our Baltimore office.  You will join a highly-skilled and experienced team who will work with you from beginning to end.  Providing a team approach with a focus on detail, accuracy, and meeting deadlines is essential for the success of every bid and our business as a whole.  Proactive planning, coordination, and communication, are all essential to a clear scope, detailed bid and accurate estimate.  This full-time, salary position reports to the Director of Southern Project Operations and typical hours are 8am to 5pm M-F.
 

Role

The position of Project Estimator is responsible for providing a competitive on time bid, which meets the project scope and our client’s intent.   Document a complete clear scope with a detailed and accurate estimate of product, man hours and O&P.  Responsible for reading and interpreting architectural drawings and specifications, confirming project scope of work, writing RFIs, performing quantity take-offs, preparing estimate proposals and following up on bids as needed.  Will provide project and job cost turn over packages.  Assist and collaborate with sales and project managers to provide outstanding service.  Responsible for maintaining cost controls via relationships with various vendors. Research and negotiating with potential new vendors will be necessary at times.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for knowledge of product line, applications and industries
  • Analyze drawings and specifications to ensure that the entire scope of work is understood and has been addressed
  • Conduct unit and assembly take-offs from project plans
  • Review architectural specifications and drawings and write timely RFI’s
  • Document, organize and maintain project information
  • Manage bid process to ensure bid is on time
  • Maintain open lines of communication between internal departments such as PM and Drafting
  • Clear understanding of award or road block
  • Provide timely and complete bid information to PM’s for projects awarded
  • Quality control bids before being sent
  • Monitor and respond to phone or email messages promptly

     

Qualifications

  • 3+  years’ experience with commercial construction estimating (Division 6, 11 or 12 preferred)
  • 1+  years’ experience with cabinetry, lab or office furniture and  overall construction experience
  • College Degree (Mathematics, Accounting, Engineering, Construction technology or related field a plus)
  • Division 10 specialties experience a plus
  • Ability to read construction documents with attention to detail and focus
  • Possess strong computer and mathematical skills and perform accurate analysis within deadlines
  • Dependable, driven and possess a strong work ethic
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Knowledge and experience with MS Office (Word, Outlook and Access)
  • Knowledge of On Screen Takeoff preferred

 

submit email inquiry to jobs@newenglandlab.com
 


 




 

Millwork Estimator (Woburn, MA)

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Opportunity

We are looking to add a Casework Estimator to our growing team in our established millwork production facility. The Estimator will be responsible for developing cost estimates for commercial casework projects. The estimator will use project drawings, specifications and job requirements to deliver an on time and accurate cost estimate.


Duties & Responsibilities

The Estimator will handle the following tasks on a daily and weekly basis

  • Review architectural drawings and contract documents in order to perform take offs and estimates for customer projects
  • Analyze job specifications and supporting documents to ensure that all items are properly identified and included
  • Work closely with Millwork Production Manager and Sr. Project Manager to prepare estimates and proposals as well as project scheduling, product deliveries, and installations.
  • Communicate thoroughly with customers regarding RFI's and clarifications
  • Source materials and subcontracts
  • Acquire formal price quotes from vendors for non-standard item including installation pricing
  • Prepare material orders to send to Production Manager for purchasing
  • Submit estimate proposals with specific attention to deadlines
  • Monitor and respond to phone or email messages promptly
  • Coordinate with sales team regarding quote follow-up


Qualifications

  • HS Diploma required, Associates or Bachelor’s Degree (Mathematics, Accounting, Engineering, Construction technology or related field) a plus
  • 2+ years of commercial estimating experience, millwork experience preferred
  • 1+  years’ experience with cabinetry, lab or office furniture and overall construction experience
  • Experience using estimating software (On Screen Takeoff preferred)
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel required
  • Ability to read construction documents with attention to detail and focus
  • Possess strong computer and mathematical skills and perform accurate analysis within deadlines
  • Experience with AutoCAD, Mircrovellum or Cabinet Vision software is a plus


submit email inquiry to jobs@newenglandlab.com
 


 



 

BIM/Revit Technician (Woburn, MA)

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Opportunity

New England Lab is seeking a BIM/Revit Technician to join our engineering team in our Woburn, MA office. Our engineering team plays a key role in each project and overall company success. In this position there is a focus on detail, consistency, and precision in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment.  This is a full-time, hourly position reporting to the Engineering Manager.  Our core business hours are 8am – 5pm M-F, with opportunity and expectation of overtime.  This position requires little to no travel.

 

Role

New England Lab is seeking a BIM/Revit Technician with a passion for and thorough understanding of the design/drafting process to contribute to the preparation of documents for laboratory casework and furniture systems using Revit software. This role works closely with other departments, particularly Estimating -  to determine customer requirements and scope of work, as well as Project Managers (PM’s) -  to ensure accurate drawings. You are responsible for the following:
 

  • Ability to read and interpret architectural and structural drawings in order to create detailed 3D models
  • Provide CAD drafting/BIM modeling and design support.
  • Coordinate and manage Revit models.
  • Create Revit families and CAD blocks.
  • Work with an existing team to coordinate drawings and provide quality design work to client’s specifications
  • Assist PM’s with changes and additions to drawings as needed
  • Maintain project drawing files, drawing library, and associated records and documentation
  • Finish redlines and plans for submittal drawings
  • Document, organize and maintain project information
  • Follow drafting schedule and adapt to changes promptly
  • Ensure project scope is being met in line with the estimated price
  • Proactively communicate product or schedule concerns with other departments

Qualifications

  • 2 or 4 year degree in Architectural Technology, Drafting or related field
  • 2-5 years of experience in BIM/Revit role, preferably within construction industry
  • Strong working knowledge of current Revit and AutoCAD versions, including custom family development
  • Industry BIM certification (Revit Certified Professional, CM-BIM, etc.) is a plus
  • Proficiency with MS Office (Excel, Word, Office)
  • Keen eye for detail and ability to visualize and understand 3-D dimensions
  • Aptitude to read, analyze, understand, and interpret design and construction documents.
  • Ability to communicate professionally via phone and email with internal and external clients

 

This is a sedentary position involving primarily computer work and typically involves exerting up 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force infrequently to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.  Substantial repetitive motions of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers are required.

 

submit email inquiry to jobs@newenglandlab.com


 



 

About the Community: 

Our team is devoted to creating laboratories that meet the needs of the scientific community.  Great leadership and talented team members are the heart and soul of our thriving environment. We focus on providing the best customer service possible and are committed to bringing our clients great results through integrity, dedication, and professionalism.


Benefits:

We offer growth opportunities for motivated professionals and a great compensation package including 401K, dental insurance, medical insurance, pre-tax accounts for health and dependent care, paid company holidays, and paid vacations.

 

Disclaimer:

Please note these job descriptions are not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for these job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

 

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Job Openings at New England Lab: New England Lab is seeking driven, sharp and proven individuals to join our company. Our team members need to be self motivated, leaders and have a win/win attitude; placing value on both internal and external customer service. Organization, coordination and communication are essential to your success and the success of our clients.