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Millwork/Casework Drafter

  • New England Caseworks
  • 11/16/19
  • Woburn, MA
  • 01801
  • DOE / Hourly
  • Full-Time
About New England Caseworks

New England Caseworks specializes in commercial casework and millwork solutions, built by experienced craftsmen to meet the needs of the Education, Healthcare, Commercial, Industrial and Laboratory markets.

Millwork/Casework Drafter

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 customers 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 customers schedules.

Specific Duties and 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
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


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required. 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 located in Woburn, MA and are currently offering full-time positions with a strong future in the woodworking industry.
Wage is based on experience. Full benefits.

We are an equal opportunity employer; applicants, employees and former employees are protected from employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), national origin, age, disability and genetic information (including family medical history), or any other characteristic protected by law.

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