Shop Expeditor

Tired of the same old projects? Looking to jump into a creative environment with more diversity?

Architectural Elements is a team of artisans that design, fabricate, and install specialized architectural & landscape related projects. Working with all metals, wood, glass, & plastics, we can custom-fabricate any manner of decorative elements and architectural details-- from intricate light fixtures to multi-story staircases. Our team is constantly coming up with creative solutions to tough challenges, always keeping our clients' design-intent at the forefront. We love what we do and our passion shines through the quality & craftsmanship of our work.

We are now hiring a full-time SHOP EXPEDITOR.

We offer a competitive hourly wage (DOE) with paid holidays & paid time off.  Medicaldental, and vision insurance is also available.

Typical hours are Monday through Thursday, 7:00am to 5:00pm.  

Job Summary:

The Shop Expeditor coordinates the movement of materials and finished goods through the production process. The track shipments, movement of material, the needs of each sector, and production deadlines. They coordinate with the Production Manager, Planning, Installation, and Project Management teams to ensure production progress by keeping track of inventory, placing orders as needed, performing timely equipment maintenance, and inspecting quality.

Key Position Roles:
  • Understand project schedules and ensure that each production sector has what it needs to complete its work on time in order to stay on schedule and meet deadlines
  • Coordinate the efficient flow & lay down of materials and finished goods into and out of the production process
  • Monitor work orders to ensure production runs match work order requirements
  • Assist in setting daily work order priorities, move, stage, pack/unpack, open/seal, and gather materials, crates, boxes, parts, equipment, and other production items as needed to support efficient, timely, and orderly daily production flow
  • Receive shipments of materials, and examine deliveries to ensure accurate quantities, quality, and specifications
  • Track the movement of material, record, & maintain perpetual inventory of quantity and type of materials and parts received, stocked, and distributed in accordance with project demands
  • Coordinate with the Shop Foreman to expedite inventory replenishment
  • Communicate and coordinate with the Production, Planning, and Project Management teams to identify & resolve schedules where resources/materials are under or over allocated
  • Routinely check equipment & tooling and report any issues that need to be addressed
  • Assist in the routine cleaning of machines and shop areas to avoid unnecessary delays in starting production runs
  • Present continuous improvement ideas for processes as needed to ensure on-time and accurate product completion
  • Exhibit exemplary time management, organization, & independent judgement skills
  • 2+ years’ experience in a similar role
  • Strong command of both verbal & written English
  • Acute attention to detail with the ability to prioritize & multitask
  • Ability to obtain a forklift license
  • Six-Sigma, LEAN, Continuous Improvement, 5-S, Kanban experience desirable

Architectural Elements
 is a rapidly growing, medium-sized metal fabrication shop. We are a subcontractor or material supplier for commercial & high-end residential construction projects. Our expansion is strong and there are many opportunities for advancement. This is a non-conflict shop where folks enjoy a wide range of unique projects. Our employees exude ethics, integrity, & teamwork. We have fun and support each other, treating our coworkers & customers with courtesy & respect.

We love what we do and our passion shines through the quality & craftsmanship of our work. We have an impeccable reputation. Our high-caliber clients include Amazon, Microsoft, Google, Oculus VR, Facebook, & Vulcan. We have worked with dozens of architectural firms including Studios, NBBJ, ZGF, Gensler, GGLO, Olson Kundig, & Graham Baba. We contract regularly with Dovetail, Krekow Jennings, Schuchart/Dow, Skanska, Sellen, Turner, GLY, and many other general contractors. We work with many different materials including all metalswoodglass, & plastics. We build feature staircases, art installations, outdoor & home furnishings, kinetic pieces & gizmos, electrical signage, steel windows & doors, and much more. Get to know us: check out our Instagram, and Vimeo channels.


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Architectural Elements is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.