Careers at Nimlok NYC

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Senior Exhibit and Event Project Manager
Sales and Trade Show Event Executive
Production Manager - Click to View Details
Tradeshow Field Supervisor – Click to View Details
Exhibit Builder (Carpentry, Cabinet Making and Installation) – Click to View Details
Warehouse Associate, Entry Level – Click to View Details
Senior Exhibit and Event Project Manager

Senior Exhibit and Event Project Manager

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Be a leader
  • Constantly look to improve us i.e., personnel, process, customer service.
  • Manage and operate with our company mission and core values in mind at all times.
  • Manage a team of 3-7 account managers, coordinators, receptionist i.e., hire/fire, schedule, workflow, install process, office conduct, discipline, and project supervision.
  • Hire talent, understand how to find it and create an interview process for your department.
  • Work with and on the same level as our other 4 directors/ dept heads. This conduciveness is important.
  • Ensure our procedures are ones in which set up our employees to succeed and company to be efficient.
  • Empower your employees to be better, teach when needed and help them grow.
  • Find and manage relationships with vendors we use for production and services.
  • Oversee quality control with account management staff of exhibits going out the door.
  • Work well and communicate well with all departments through the production process.
  • Prepare proposals when needed.
  • When a job is sold, communicate with the salesperson to gather all pertinent details and prepare to distribute to an account manager.
  • Schedule “put to work” meeting with detailer, salesperson and production manager to review and prepare scheduling for the job.
  • Communicate updates to the salesperson.
  • Be on call during client’s shows to assist with issues.
  • Handle current client orders that don’t require a salesperson i.e., re-rentals, graphic order, services, logistics.

Necessary Skills Required:

  • Extremely organized and good decision maker
  • Ability to manage and lead people
  • Positive attitude and forward thinking
  • Excellent multiple tasking and time management skills
  • Meet constant deadlines
  • Consistent attention to detail!
  • Highest degree of honesty, integrity and professionalism
  • High knowledge of Microsoft Office products (especially Excel spreadsheets)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • CAD skills are a plus
  • Experience with Salesforce a plus
  • Speak and write English clearly
  • Occasional weekend work required

BENEFITS:

401K • Medical • Vision • Paid Holidays • Vacation and Personal Days

Sales and Trade Show Event Executive

Sales and Trade Show Event Executive

We are looking for a highly motivated sales person who is eager to establish a career with a progressive, growing company and work in a great environment.

We sell:

  • Custom trade show exhibits and environments
  • Custom rental exhibit packages
  • Logistics (labor, shipping, storage, exhibit evaluation/maintenance)
  • Portable trade show displays, i.e., banner stands, tents, table throws, pop up walls

We want a sales person with  1-2 years sales experience, trade show sales and consulting is of course welcome but not mandatory. Lastly, looking for someone who enjoys intelligently hunting and networking for the right kind of business, contacting them and then consulting them to a sale. We have a proven sales training and development program, if you are ambitious, smart and looking for a career in a modern work environment, then this is where you want to be.

BENEFITS:

401K • Medical • Vision • Paid Holidays • Vacation and Personal Days

Production Manager - Click to View Details

DESCRIPTION/JOB SUMMARY

Production Manager will work across all disciplines including exhibits, special events, permanent installations and trade shows. You will be responsible for ensuring the project is produced safely and structurally, on time and within budget. This is done in conjunction with achieving the creative objectives of the proposal, meeting financial objectives, and maintaining high quality standards.

Production Managers are responsible for producing small to large projects across all disciplines (exhibits, special events, experiential marketing, permanent installations, and trade shows), as well as providing professional guidance to less-experienced members of the Production Management Department.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

  • Establish fabrication and production techniques based on design objectives and budgetary constraint.
  • Work with fabrication department foreman and account manager to identify critical path for the successful fabrication of all custom scenic elements. Establish, publish and manage a realistic timetable that reflects the critical path.
  • Work with the CAD engineering department and fabrication foreman to ensure all necessary CAD drawings are correct and complete.
  • Produce all orders relating to the fabrication of custom scenic elements and distribute with approved drawings to appropriate departments.
  • Facilitate solutions to production issues with the production staff that could lead to cost overruns.
  • Support the account manager in facilitating the continuity of information flow between departments throughout the production process.
  • Schedule and manage warehouse crew.
  • Schedule and manage woodshop crew.
  • Oversee all quality control.
  • Help sales team with custom estimating on large detailed projects.
  • Attend all job specific meetings and conduct any meetings necessary outside the defined workflow to facilitate the production process.
  • Work with warehouse supervisor ensuring our warehouse is running efficiently, minimizing mistakes and maximizing use of labor.
  • Set and maintain pre-build schedule as well as woodshop schedule based in information at “Put To Work” meeting for each job.
  • Work with fabrication during the production process and periodically review the status of work to maintain proposal, design and budgetary objectives.
  • Work with 3rd part labor companies to develop an efficient on-site logistics plan for installation of all fabricated items and trade show booth. Ensure plan meets the budget objectives as well as achieves the high quality standards established by the company.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum of 5 years of related experience in exhibits, special events or technical theater production or project management
  • Experience in fabrication of trade show exhibits, permanent display installations or theatrical scenery.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of current code, production procedures and materials, and installation methods unique to our business.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings.
  • Excellent professional written and verbal communication skills to effectively communicate with personnel, venue staff and clients when needed.
  • Excellent working knowledge of windows based computer systems and software including Microsoft Office. Experience with estimating and project management software a plus.

INTER-RELATIONSHIPS

Production Managers regularly internally interface with sales, design, CAD engineering, fabrication, operations and account management. Additionally, regular interface with outside vendors and clients is required.

BENEFITS:

401K • Medical • Vision • Paid Holidays • Vacation and Personal Days

Tradeshow Field Supervisor – Click to View Details

Tradeshow Field Supervisor

JOB SUMMARY:

Warehouse experience, collaborative skills, and problem solving are imperative to the decision making of being hired for his position. Candidate must be willing to work after normal business hours, on the weekends, and most importantly travel for 3-5 days at a time throughout the country. Also must know how to work well with hands and tools, know how to operate a forklift, use of ladders up the 16’ tall, and be able to lift heavy objects of up to 75 pounds.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS INCLUDE, but are not limited to:

  1. Constructs and installs exhibit structures, electric wiring, and fixtures of materials, such as wood, plywood, and fiberglass, using hand tools and power tools: Studies sketches or scale drawings for temporary or permanent display or exhibit structures, such as framework, fixtures, booths, or cabinets to determine type, amount, and cost of material needed.
  2. Confers with exhibit planning and art personnel to discuss structural feasibility of plans and to suggest alternate methods of displaying objects in exhibit.
  3. Cuts, assembles, and fastens parts to construct framework, panels, shelves, and other exhibit components of specified materials, using hand tools and power tools.
  4. Sprays or brushes paint, enamel, varnish, or other finish on structures, or creates special effects by applying finish with cloth, sponge, or fingers to prepare structure for addition of fittings.
  5. Mounts fittings and fixtures, such as shelves, panel boards, and shadowboxes to framework, using hand tools or adhesives.
  6. Installs electrical wiring, fixtures, apparatus, audiovisual components, or control equipment in framework, according to design specifications.
  7. Installs or affixes murals, photographs, mounted legend materials, and graphics in framework or on fixtures.
  8. Assembles, installs, or arranges structures in exhibit halls working with maintenance and installation personnel.
  9. Tests electrical, electronic, and mechanical components of exhibit structure to verify operation.
  10. May maintain inventory of building materials, tools, and equipment, and order supplies as needed for construction of exhibit fixtures.
  11. May assign duties to and supervise work of carpentry, electrical, and other craftworkers engaged in constructing and installing exhibit components.
  12. May assist in placement of display accessories and collection objects or specimens.

BENEFITS:

401K • Medical • Vision • Paid Holidays • Vacation and Personal Days

Exhibit Builder (Carpentry, Cabinet Making and Installation) – Click to View Details

Exhibit Builder (Carpentry, Cabinet Making and Installation)

REPORTS TO: Production Manager
STATUS: Full-time, hourly, Non-exempt
HOURS: Weekday, Some Weekend and Evening hours
PAY: Competitive pay plus benefits commensurate with experience

JOB SUMMARY:

Support the fabrication, assembly and installation of new interactive exhibits, interpretive displays, themed environments and structures requiring cabinetmaking and fine carpentry skills of cutting, joining and preparing wood, plywood, andvarious plastic materials.

Traveling supervisor to insure proper assembly and dismantling of exhibits nationwide.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & ABILITIES:

  • Must possess a minimum of 5+ years of work experience and training in a cabinet shop or similar fabrication, construction, mechanical or industrial technology position.
  • Previous experience as an Exhibit Builder, Master or Journeyman Cabinet Maker, and/or Installer is highly desirable and preferred.
  • Must possess cabinet making and fine carpentry skills of cutting, joining and preparing wood, plywood, and various plastics.
  • Must be able to read and interpret engineering, production and shop drawings and define parts from those drawings to be able to machine the parts as required.
  • Must have a thorough knowledge and a high level of skill with hand tools,power tools, various saws, routers, and drills.
  • Experience with bending plywoods, laminates, veneers, solid plastics, adhesives, and many fasteners is required.
  • Must have the mechanical ability to integrate various electro mechanical devices and apparatus into exhibit casework. The ability to troubleshoot basic mechanical and electrical systems is a plus.
  • A good eye for detail and model building experience would be helpful.
  • Ability to lift and move heavy objects and work from lifts, ladders and high platforms.
  • Ability to work on many projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Inventive spirit, initiative to work alone without direct supervision, and be responsible for timely completion of assigned tasks.
  • Occasional travel is required, ranging from 1 to 4 weeks per year.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS INCLUDE, but are not limited to:

  1. Provide fabrication, assembly and finish carpentry support for exhibits, displays, scenic facades and graphic signs using both common and unusual materials as required to satisfy the demands of the project.
  2. Operate standard shop tools such as table saw, router, chop saw, sanders, band saw and various hand power tools required in the fabrication and assembly of final products.
  3. Install exhibit structures and devices into final exhibition spaces at both inside our shop and at client locations and exhibit halls as required.
  4. Build scaled models of exhibit pieces and spaces for evaluation using wood, plastics, foam core or similar modeling products.
  5. Follow all Safety Policies and maintains OSHA compliancy through work practice, maintaining records and writing reports as required.
  6. Keep shop and personal workspace neat, clean, organized and well supplied.
  7. Serve as an example to other team members in matters of appearance, attitude, and performance. Must demonstrate the ability to establish and maintain positive and cooperative working relationships and team environment with those contacted in the course of work at all levels, with a focus on quality service to internal staff and external clients, vendor and subcontractors.
  8. Support operations through participation in meetings and team functions as appropriate.
  9. Perform other duties as assigned by the Production Manager.

BENEFITS:

401K • Medical • Vision • Paid Holidays • Vacation and Personal Days

Warehouse Associate, Entry Level – Click to View Details

Warehouse Associate – Entry Level

Nimlok NYC, Inc. is searching for a Warehouse Associate/Builder to join our team. This position requires strict attention to detail, following instructions precisely, aptitude for problem-solving, and a great attitude. We are searching for someone who takes pride in their work.

Job Type: Full-time, permanent position
Job Location: Fairfield, NJ

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to build and/or assemble trade show exhibits under strict deadlines
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment independently or with a team
  • Develop a good working knowledge of product, placement, and inventory control procedures
  • Follow safety rules, work policies and procedures per training/instructions
  • Communicate in an efficient and effective manner with co-workers and supervision
  • Ensure a quality product is completed according to customer specs at the best possible production rate
  • Ensure projects are set up properly for photographs and for in-house client viewings
  • Verify quantity and description of materials by checking merchandise against documentation
  • Ability to travel for installation & dismantle at trade show floors/event locations

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Accurately follow both verbal and written instructions
  • Be well organized and effectively manage time and prioritize tasks
  • Use hand tools and power tools safely
  • Lift an average of 30 lbs. per day; lift up to 70 lbs. on a regular basis; lift up to 90 lbs. occasionally; lift over 90 lbs. with assistance as necessary
  • Climb ladders and stairs and be comfortable working from heights
  • Walk and stand for extensive periods
  • Operate a forklift and drive company vehicles for deliveries and pick-ups
  • Read and comprehend detailed drawings, graphic layouts, pack lists, and shipping documents
  • Perform basic mathematical calculations
  • Operate computers on a basic level
  • Travel when required, including air travel

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Ability to work overtime as needed
  • Preferred qualifications:
  • Previous warehouse and build experience
  • Previous experience operating a forklift

BENEFITS:

401K • Medical • Vision • Paid Holidays • Vacation and Personal Days

 

All applicants must have an updated and current resume with past job history that is related to this position. No applicants will be considered unless a resume is supplied.

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