Careers at Pawling

Pawling Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. With over sixty-five years in the industry, Pawling has extensive experience in locating and attracting top talent. Please see below for our current employment opportunities.


Pawling Job Description



General Purpose of Position:

To provide direct labor and produce all extrusion products in a safe, efficient and quality-like manner.  Primary goal is to meet customer requirements and achieve customer satisfaction.


Major Responsibilities:

  1. Operate all extrusion equipment safely and efficiently
  2. Read and understand work orders
  3. Problem solve all extrusion functions
  4. Maintain quality of all production
  5. Package product for shipment when necessary
  6. Assist with all extrusion processes
  7. Properly complete all necessary reports and other paperwork
  8. Maintain work area –properly care for equipment and tooling, and perform other housekeeping chores.
  9. Train new employees, when necessary
  10. Participate on teams and attend all departmental meetings
  11. Report all maintenance concerns
  12. Work in other areas as assigned
  13. All other duties as assigned


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Read, write and speak English well

Good mechanical aptitude

Good math skills to include fractions and decimals

Ability to read a ruler and measurements

Ability to learn quickly

Ability to read and understand prints and calipers

Good organizational and communication skills

Ability to use power and hand tools


Minimum Qualifications:

Education:  High School or Equivalent


Ability to work overtime and Friday when necessary


Other experience:

Previous manufacturing background helpful



WALL PROTECTION SYSTEMS CRAFTSPERSON                            Hourly – Mon-Fri – 7:00 AM – 3:30 PM



General Purpose of Position:

To complete all orders to meet our required ship date that may include fabrication and modification of orders to include assembling, drilling, cutting, pick and packing, Press-Brake, Steri-guard, Vacuum forming/mold making and Vinyl radius bends


Major Responsibilities:

  1. Read engineering and manufacturing documents (work orders) to determine the correct manufacturing process, tooling required as well as what material is to be used.
  2. Operate the necessary power tools/machinery to complete assigned task
  3. Work closely with the Production Manager to complete all required work on or ahead of schedule
  4. Receive all completed work orders into the AS400, including all the necessary screens to make inventory adjustments.
  5. Accurately complete all necessary paperwork and documentation associated with each order.
  6. Maintain a high level of quality associated with all work in progress
  7. Put away material while maintaining a clean safe work area
  8. Follow all company safety policies and procedures
  9. All other duties as assigned


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Ability to read and write English

Ability to use required measuring equipment/calipers to the 1/16th of an inch

Good math skills, including the ability to work with decimals, fractions, weights and percentages

Strong hand/power tool skills

Ability to read shop drawings, engineering documentation and blueprints

Ability to obtain a fork truck license


Minimum Qualifications:

Education:     High School or Equivalent


Other experience:     

Ability to work overtime when needed

Preferred tool/machinery knowledge: 

Chop saw


Drill press

Table/radial arm saw

Brake press


Punch press



Shipping Department – Hourly - Mon – Fri – 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM                               



General Purpose of Position:


Ensure all completed domestic and export outbound orders are accurately quoted for freight rates, scheduled for pick-up, processed and shipped in time to meet customer delivery requirements. Ensure all shipping documentation is prepared and provided per carrier/DOT regulations. Assist customer service with shipping and freight rate questions and concerns.


The Traffic Coordinator ensures pick-ups are scheduled, communicated and completed for export, consolidated, and truck shipments and that the processes of picking, shipping, and invoicing Shippers with all applicable shipping documents are performed daily.


Major Responsibilities:



Routing and rating completed orders including preparation of required shipping documents.



Pick, ship and invoice all complete Shippers on HFA daily. Invoice Drop Shipment orders as requested by Purchasing.



Arrange carriers and pick-up for shipment of overseas/export orders to include limited banking aspects of such orders and prepare all Export shipping documents such as certificates of origin, commercial invoices, etc.



Arrange carriers and pick-up for all orders going via truck. Maintain pick-up schedules for UPS, Fed-Ex and carriers that pick-up freight on a daily or routine basis.



Arrange for shipment of Consolidated Shippers weekly and daily by customer/carrier and communicate requirements for consolidated shipments to production and/or sales.



Obtain and communicate freight quotes as requested.



Obtain Proof of Delivery confirmation as requested.



Review questionable freight bills paid by transportation bureau for accuracy, and report any concerns or freight charges for adjustment to the QA, Shipping & Receiving Manager for investigation.



Prepare debit/credit transaction requests for freight shipped and delivered.



Prepare, revise, update and maintain current files of NAFTA agreements for Canada and Mexico as required



Notify Manager of any problems or concerns in completing work assignments or in scheduling, processing, or shipping of products per procedures.



Provide assistance to Customer Service and Sales for shipping and freight questions and concerns and work with the Manager to develop and maintain freight representative and carrier relations.



Serve as Back up for the Shipping Coordinator.



Maintain a safe and clean work area.



Other duties as required and assigned.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

- Good math skills to include addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages and weights

- Ability to read, write and speak English well

- Good computer and typing skills to include UPS, Fed-Ex, Shipping Solutions, Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel

- Good organizational and problem-solving skills

- Detail oriented

- Good telephone, interpersonal and communication skills

- Ability to work under pressure with multiple or short-term deadlines

- Ability to multi-task and be flexible to the changing needs of the department

- Ability to follow documented procedures


Minimum Qualifications:

Education:  High School Degree



Ability to work overtime as needed 




Pawling Corporation manufactures and supplies architectural building products to hospitals, laboratories, schools and other facilities across the US, Canada and throughout the world. Located in Wassaic, New York between White Plains and Poughkeepsie and on the boarder of Southwest Connecticut we are a third generation family enterprise since 1945. We offer pleasant working conditions, a complete benefits package including, medical, dental, life, short-term and long-term disability, ten paid holidays, personal and vacation time and a matching 401k plan along with a fully equipped gym.

This position requires strong communication and organizational skills, meet deadlines and complete projects on time. The ideal candidate must be able to analyze drawings, perform quantity take-offs and correspond with contractors, project managers, architects, designers and our outside reps.

If you are interested and have the qualifications listed forward your resume to only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Job Responsibilities:

Interprets product requirements from architectural drawings or written specs. Prepares bids based upon drawing specifications, material, labor and finished costs.  Corresponds with field sales representatives, architects, contractors, and Customer Service personnel in preparation of sales bids. 


Interprets customer requirement from drawing, verbal or written specifications.
Prepares bids based upon drawing specifications, material, labor and finished costs.
Corresponds and contacts sales reps to obtain missing info, recommends change or substitution to improve cost, delivery, or product.
Interacts with sales reps and C/S personnel to provide accurate bidding.
Assists in providing details for order entry, drafting, production and layout of orders received.
Works from drawings, bid forms, verbal and written requests to make complete bid.
Strong geometric mathematical background.
Excellent communication skills both written and oral.
Proficient and literate in a Windows environment (Excel, Word).
Problem solving skills.
Knowledge in design basics and blue print reading.
Prioritize and manage multiple tasks.
Organizational skills.