Be a Maker

Allied Maker is a vertically integrated company located on the North Shore of Long Island, NY. We produce high quality lighting with a hands-on approach. Our available positions are diverse, offering unique opperunities with room to grow with us.

Below is our current available positions, and we're always interested in new opportunities. Please email careers@alliedmaker.com your cover letter and resume. We look forward to hearing from you!

Procurement Coordinator ↓

We are looking for an experienced purchasing agent who is excited to learn about supply chain and manufacturing. The Procurement Coordinator will work alongside the Inventory Manager to monitor inventory levels and purchase custom parts. At Allied Maker our vendor relationships are of the highest priority. We are seeking a people person who can strengthen our existing relationships and build new ones. We work primarily with local vendors and oversee a variety of manufacturing processes such as glassblowing, woodturning and CNC machining.

Responsibilities

• Manage purchasing and inventory levels for a portion of our 700+ custom parts, limited to specific vendors
• Quality control batches of parts
• Request vendor credits and returns for damaged goods
• Arrange freight and courier pickups
• Build bi-monthly inventory reports in Google sheets
• Assist in the set up of an off site warehouse
• Reports to the Inventory Manager

Ideal Candidate

• Excited to learn about supply chain, manufacturing and production
• Comfortable with Google drive and other cloud based programs
• Able to read part drawings
• 2+ years experience in purchasing
• Familiar with a variety of materials and manufacturing processes
• Enjoys a hands-on and varied work day in a fast paced environment

Requirements

• Strong written and verbal communication
• Strong computer skills
• Proficient in Excel
• Excellent organizational skills
• Detail oriented
• Valid driver’s license

Culture and Compensation

• 9AM - 5PM Schedule, with occasional overtime
• Competitive Starting Pay
• PTO and Health Benefits, medical and dental
• After 1 year of employment Allied Maker offers 401K (up to 4% employer match)

Inventory Runner ↓

We are looking for an energetic Inventory Runner who will assist with daily errands for our busy design studio. The primary responsibility will be to transfer items between our warehouse and manufacturing HQ, while properly tracking activity in our inventory software. The Inventory Runner will work closely with Inventory, Pre-Production and Shipping to ensure that stock levels are maintained and that inventory items are dutifully stored and accounted for. Our ideal candidate is interested in growth towards an inventory receiving or purchasing role.

Responsibilities

• Perform bi-weekly inventory transfers between our Warehouse and Studio (3 miles apart)
• Quality control batches of parts
• Account for all inventory transactions in our inventory software
• Monitor stock levels and report low stock to the Inventory Manager
• Receive bi-monthly warehouse freight deliveries
• Assist in the set up and ongoing maintenance of our warehouse
• Reports to the Production Manager

Ideal Candidate

• Excited to learn about manufacturing and production
• Comfortable with Google drive and other cloud based programs
• Enjoys a hands-on and varied work day in a fast paced environment
• 2+ years experience in production or manufacturing

Requirements

• Strong written and verbal communication
• Strong computer skills
• Physically able to lift 50 lbs. (you can cancel your gym membership!)
• Excellent organizational skills (for physical inventory and online communication)
• Detail oriented
• Valid driver’s license

Culture and Compensation

• 9AM - 5PM Schedule, with opportunity for overtime hours
• Competitive Starting Pay
• PTO and Health Benefits, medical and dental
• After 1 year of employment Allied Maker offers 401K (up to 4% employer match)

Patina Artist ↓

We are looking for a full time patina and finishing artist to join a team of artisans to produce high end lighting parts. Must have experience working with metal and patinas. Our Finishing department is a tight knit team. You will be responsible for learning our 6 brass patina finish techniques and using that to finish a high volume of parts at high quality. Finishes will be added and you will be responsible for learning new finishes. Experience with sandblasting, buffer wheels, lathes and hand tools needed.

Pre-Production ↓

This role provides assistance to our Production Manager, Pre-Production Manager and Inventory Manager. Your day to day tasks include pulling orders for production, receiving incoming inventory and ensuring inventory counts, scheduling coordination and tracking physical inventory on both our production floor and warehouse. We are fast-paced studio and have over 450 customized parts that you must be willing to get to know and understand their function as part of the whole. Must be able to take direction, be extremely organized and be able to switch gears quickly to meet the demands of production. The ideal candidate has a “no task is below me” attitude and is willing to wear multiple hats.

Design Engineer ↓

Candidate with senior level experience to collaborate with our Principal Designer in the execution of technical design of Allied Maker lighting fixtures. Showroom installation coordination, trade-show setup and exhibitions will also be part of the role. It is critical that this candidate thrives on a team and is collaborative in their approach. Must have experience with metal fabrication tools and experience in Fusion 360 CAD and CAM.

PRODUCTION Scheduler ↓

Our scheduler is responsible for organizing our incoming production orders into an executable plan with our Production Manager. Our production lead runs from 2-16 weeks depending on the work involved. The ideal candidate understands how to think long-term minded. They will work with our Sales Manager, Sales Assistant and Inventory Manager to ensure on-time delivery for all projects. Collaborative spirit is key is this role. We are a growing studio – growing sales and team members. Must be able to be creative in their approach to planning the schedule to accommodate many different demands on the schedule.

Assembly Technician ↓

Our assemblers masterfully put together our signature lighting fixtures to send to our clients worldwide. This is a hands-on role that requires hand tools to prep sockets and wiring to UL specification and assemble hardware while preventing damage to finished parts. Must have fine motor skills and an attention to detail. Must be able to follow information on our Production Sheets to the smallest detail. Each assembler is responsible for approximately 25-60 fixtures per week, depending on the fixture type and time involved fabricating each. Time management skills are critical.

Machinist / Fabricator ↓

Our Machinists create our specialty parts with pride. We are looking for both CNC operators and manual fabricators. In-house tools include: Haas DS30-Y, Haas VF4SS, Bridgeport Mill, Manual Lathe, Tapping Arm, Cold Saw, Drill Press, Di-Acro Benders, Roll Benders, and Brazing.