Project Manager

Quest Engineering, Inc., an architectural casework and cabinetry manufacturer, is currently seeking an individual for Project Manager. This position will be responsible for full life-cycle management of multi-family projects including estimating and materials management. This position requires in-depth knowledge of casework manufacturing processes and multi-family project sales. This position will be located at our Richfield, WI corporate offices.

Department: Project Management

Reports to: Vice President – Operations & COO

Compensation:

  • Salary based on experience.
  • Health, Vision, Dental, and Life Insurance.
  • Long-Term and Short-Term Disability Insurance Options
  • Simple IRA
  • Paid Vacation
  • 9 Paid Holidays

Responsibilities:

  • Effectively manage multi-family & architectural casework projects
  • Coordinate with customers, key account/sales managers, engineering team, production team, sales team, purchasing team, shipping coordinator, and other material or service vendors
  • Assist key account/sales team with product pricing/estimating
  • Coordinate the acquisition of materials, services, and logistics
  • Coordinate production releases with the production manager
  • Accurately and efficiently perform estimating, field verifications, order entry, processing change orders, review invoices, and other misc. office duties
  • Work independently and communicate efficiently with other team members
  • Read and understand architectural drawings and blueprints
  • Possess a complete understanding of the casework & cabinet manufacturing processes
  • Possess an understanding of company standards and procedures
  • Follow instructions from the sales manager, production manager, Vice President Operations, and COO
  • Ability to cross-train in other capacities

Roles/Relationships:

  • Effectively communicate with project teams, including customers, key account managers, engineering team, production team, sales team, purchasing team, and other vendors
  • Provide input and assistance in the development and implementation of process and product improvements

Specifications/Requirements

  • Five plus years of cabinetry related experience in sales, project management, production, and/or assembly
    OR
  • 2 plus years of architectural casework project management helpful
  • In-depth knowledge of casework and customs construction methods preferred, with a desire to continually learn
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Self-motivation is an absolute must
  • Superior organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Sense of urgency; ability to respond rapidly
  • AutoCad and CAM software experience is helpful
  • Software proficiencies in Microsoft Office
  • Some travel to job sites is required
Assistant Project Manager

Quest Engineering, Inc., an architectural casework and cabinet manufacturer, is currently seeking an Assistant Project Manager to join our growing team!

Job Summary:

Help our Project Management team deliver exceptional service to our clients by assisting in the overall scope of the assigned projects, from the final contract until completion of the job.

Compensation:

  • Salary based on experience.
  • Health, Vision, Dental, and Life Insurance.
  • Long-Term and Short-Term Disability Insurance Options
  • Simple IRA
  • Paid Vacation
  • 9 Paid Holidays

Essential Job Functions:

  • Work with the Project Manager to effectively manage multi-family & commercial architectural casework projects.
  • Accurately and efficiently perform estimating, field verifications, and troubleshooting/problem-solving in the field.
  • Assist with other fieldwork duties as needed including weekly check-in meetings on the job site and coordination of deliveries.
  • Participate in job site meetings with customers and subcontractors as required.
  • Read and understand architectural drawings and blueprints.
  • Assist in the preparation of: change-orders, work-orders, delivery, and installation scheduling and project close-outs.
  • Manage all finished samples with general contractors, architects, and other stakeholders
  • Coordinate updates to project timing.
  • Communicate effectively and manage onsite coordination with contractors and subcontractors, making sure everything is moving in the field.
  • Handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Other duties as assigned by Lead Project Manager or Operations Managers.

Requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years of project coordination experience in the construction field is preferred
  • 1 year of cabinetry related experience in key account sales, project management, or production helpful.
  • An Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in a related field is preferred
  • Knowledge of casework and custom construction methods preferred, with a desire to continually learn
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in problem-solving/analysis
  • Self-motivation is an absolute must with a superior ability to multi-task.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Sense of urgency; ability to respond rapidly
  • AutoCad and CAM software experience is helpful
  • Strong software proficiencies in Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to travel to meet the needs of the project.
Administrative Assistant

Quest Engineering, Inc., an architectural casework manufacturer, is currently seeking an individual for Administrative Assistant.  This position is responsible for administrative duties in the office.  This position requires someone with excellent organization skills, an energetic personality, and flexibility in day-to-day duties. This position is full-time and is located at our Richfield, WI corporate offices.

Department: Administration

Reports to: Director of Administration

Compensation:

  • Salary based on experience.
  • Health, Vision, Dental, and Life Insurance.
  • Long-Term and Short-Term Disability Insurance Options
  • Simple IRA
  • Paid Vacation
  • 9 Paid Holidays

Responsibilities:

  • Accurately and efficiently enter orders
  • Greet visitors and answer the phone
  • Daily invoicing
  • Schedule and Maintain meetings in the conference room
  • Possess the ability to learn new products
  • Assist with A/P and A/R
  • Accurately and efficiently complete project waivers and payment apps
  • Misc. office duties, as required

Roles/Relationships:

  • Effectively communicate with visitors and associates
  • Provide assistance to upper management

Specifications/Requirements:

  • Knowledge in QuickBooks
  • Previous administrative experience
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Self-motivation is an absolute must
  • Superior organizational skills
  • Sense of urgency; ability to respond rapidly
  • Software proficiencies in Microsoft Office
Inside Sales Rep

Quest Engineering, Inc., is a leading domestic manufacturer of modern and transitional style European cabinetry, closets, architectural casework and components for residential, commercial, and multi-family markets.

Job Summary:

We are currently seeking an Inside Sales Representative to join our growing team. In this role, you will field calls, emails, and other requests from customers who have questions about our products and services. You will also assist customers in quoting products or projects and placing orders for cabinetry or closets. All of our Inside Sales Representatives are trained to understand the full menu of our offerings so that they can provide our customers with excellent service. This position will be located at our Richfield, WI corporate offices.

Department: Sales & Marketing

Reports to: VP of Operations

Compensation:

  • Salary based on experience.
  • Health, Vision, Dental, and Life Insurance.
  • Long-Term and Short-Term Disability Insurance Options
  • Simple IRA
  • Paid Vacation
  • 9 Paid Holidays

Responsibilities:

  • Provide outstanding customer service utilizing excellent listening and problem-solving skills.
  • Accurately perform plan take-offs and estimating duties for cabinetry, closets and/or casework for kitchen and bath dealer accounts.
  • Utilize 20/20 design software to assist customers with layouts and drawings.
  • Accurately and efficiently enter customer orders, including checking order forms and gathering any incomplete data required for the order.
  • Provide information to customers about order status and product inquires.
  • Maintain and grow existing customer base by developing relationships.
  • Possess in-depth product knowledge of all company products and services, and possess the ability to learn new products.
  • Provide market intelligence and feedback; including pricing, competition and segment market developments to the sales team.
  • Streamline processes and systems whenever possible.

Roles/Relationships:

  • Effectively communicate with diverse levels of customers, vendors and designers.
  • Collaborate with team members including outside sales, project managers, product engineers, production, shipping and accounting.

Specifications/Requirements:

  • Minimum of one year of cabinetry or cabinetry sales related experience preferred.
  • Excellent telephone, problem-solving, follow up and attention to detail/accuracy skills.
  • The ability to read and analyze blueprints and technical data is helpful.
  • History of sales and service to a dealer customer base is a plus.
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Self-motivation is an absolute must.
  • Superior organizational skills.
  • Sense of urgency; ability to respond rapidly.
  • Software proficiencies in Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to travel (if required).
  • Experience with 20/20 Design software or AutoCad is a plus.
Logistics Manager

Quest Engineering, Inc., an architectural casework manufacturer, is currently seeking an individual for Logistics Manager.

Job Summary:

In this position, you will be responsible for all supply chain management duties and oversee daily operations and logistics team members. You will coordinate product shipping and distribution by working on existing logistics systems and directing daily operations. You will help manage purchasing, warehousing, distribution and forecasting, and customer service. A successful Logistics Manager is analytical, well-organized, and excels in communication. They must be comfortable with paperwork and information systems and have great knowledge of
shipping and receiving procedures. Daily hours are 6:00 AM – 6:00 PM Monday-Thursday, 6:00 AM – 3:00 PM on Fridays, and overtime as needed to maintain the delivery schedule. This position requires basic knowledge of material handling equipment and basic computer skills. This position will be located at our Richfield, WI manufacturing plant.

Department: Logistics

Reports to: Logistics Manager

Compensation:

  • Wage based on experience.
  • Overtime as deemed necessary by logistics manager
  • Health, Vision, Dental, and Life Insurance Benefits
  • Simple IRA
  • Vacation Plan
  • Holiday Pay

Responsibilities:

  • Select carriers and negotiate contracts and rates.
  • Negotiate with suppliers, manufacturers, retailers, and consumers.
  • Plan and monitor inbound and outgoing deliveries.
  • Supervise, coach, and train logistics, warehouse, transportation, and customer service.
  • Directing, optimizing, and coordinating the full order cycle.
  • Organize warehouse, label goods, plot routes, and process shipments.
  • Respond to any issues or complaints.
  • Research ideal shipping techniques, routing, and carriers.
  • Work with other departments to incorporate logistics with company procedures and operations.
  • Evaluate budgets and expenditures.
  • Update and evaluate metrics to assess performance and implement enhancements.
  • Ensure all operations adhere to laws, guidelines, and ISO requirements.
  • Attend all safety training sessions.
  • Operate a forklift safely.
  • Communicate efficiently with other team members and team leaders to accomplish production goals.
  • Work independently and efficiently.
  • Learn to read and understand drawings and blueprints for components and assemblies.
  • Learn a complete understanding of the casework manufacturing processes.
  • Possess an understanding of company standard procedures.

Roles/Relationships:

  • Effectively communicate with team leaders, production managers, and other team members to efficiently accomplish production goals.
  • Provide input and assistance in the development and implementation of process and product improvements.

Specifications/Requirements:

  • Two plus years of experience in a similar role.
  • Knowledge and understanding of logistics and inventory management.
  • Possesses physical strength necessary to lift and move heavy boxes.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds unassisted.
  • Ability to operate warehouse machinery such as a forklift
  • Basic knowledge of casework and customs construction methods.
  • Exceptional communication skills, including writing, speaking, and intrapersonal communication.
  • Quick critical thinking and problem-solving abilities
  • Self-motivation is an absolute must.
  • Superior organizational skills.
  • Sense of urgency; ability to work in a fast-paced environment and respond rapidly.
  • Strong computer skills and software proficiencies in Microsoft Office.
Product Engineer - NOT SEEKING APPLICANTS AT THIS TIME

This position has been filled, we are not seeking applicants at this time.

Quest Engineering, Inc., an architectural casework and cabinet manufacturer, is currently seeking an individual for Product Engineer.  This position will be responsible for the complete engineering of both standard and custom casework products.  This position requires in-depth knowledge of AutoCAD, Microvellum, AlphaCam, and casework manufacturing processes.  This position will be located at our Richfield, WI corporate offices.

Department: Engineering / Project Management

Reports to: Vice President & Production Manager

Compensation:

Salary based on experience. (Exempt salaried position)

  • Health insurance
  • Simple IRA
  • Vacation plan

Responsibilities:

  • Casework design/engineering in Microvellum.
  • Analyze software produced reports to accomplish production goals.
  • Coordinate the acquisition of materials.
  • Assist in estimating, field verifications, production processes, and other misc. office duties.
  • Communicate efficiently with other team members, production managers, and sales staff to accomplish production goals.
  • Work independently and efficiently.
  • Read and understand drawings and blueprints for components and assemblies.
  • Possess a complete understanding of the casework manufacturing processes.
  • Possess an understanding of company standard procedures.
  • Follow instructions from management.
  • Ability to cross-train in other capacities.

Roles/Relationships:

  • Effectively communicate with team leaders, production managers, and other team members to efficiently accomplish production goals.
  • Provide input and assistance in the development and implementation of process and product improvements.

Specifications/Requirements:

  • Five plus years of cabinetry related experience in assembly OR 2 plus years of casework design/engineering experience.
  • In-depth knowledge of casework and customs construction methods.
  • Outstanding communication skills.
  • Self-motivation is an absolute must.
  • Superior organizational skills.
  • Sense of urgency; ability to respond rapidly.
  • AutoCAD and CAM software experience is preferred.
  • Software proficiencies in Microsoft Office.
  • Some travel may be required.