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.


Job Title:            AUTOCAD DRAFTER/MECHANICAL DRAFTER                                                       

Reports To:     Production Manager

Department:  Engineering

FLSA Status:    Non-Exempt (Mon-Fri 8:00 AM-5:00 PM)


General Purpose of Position:

To ensure that products provide a high level of quality that meets customer expectation. Provide a leadership role in Quality Assurance to ensure that all products meet standards prior to shipment. Produce drawings that detail job requirements for customer approval and fabrication drawings for use in Manufacturing.


Major Responsibilities: 

Handle all activities associated with the quality assurance function of APD. 


Document, coordinate and implement calibration procedures for measurement and test equipment.


Effectively handle customer complaints of a quality nature with input from sales including meeting with customers as needed to discuss quality related issues.


Coordinate and implement color matching and color control processes for Rigid Plastics Extrusion including color measurement activities for raw materials and finished products.


Record results and maintain accurate written and computerized inspection records as required.


May specialize in areas of quality control engineering, such as design, incoming material, process control, product evaluation and product reliability.


All other duties as assigned.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Working experience in AutoCAD Release 2012 or higher

Decision making ability coupled with the ability to work independently and proactively

Ability to interpret manufacturing documents including engineering drawings, specifications and work orders

Sound mathematical and technical skills

Good investigative and problem-solving skills with excellent attention to detail

Ability to think logically and methodically

Good interpersonal skills and organizational skills

Excellent verbal and written communication

Detail oriented

Working knowledge of blueprint reading

Word processor, database and spreadsheet capabilities

Must read, write and speak English fluently




Minimum Qualifications:

Education:  High School/Technical School

Must be proficient in AutoCAD or Inventor


Other experience:

 2-year technical school or some college preferred



Pawling Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. 




Pawling Job Description




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.




General Purpose of Position:

Respond to all customer telephone inquiries.  Take customer requests and convert to “orders” for company.  Act as intermediary between customer and internal functions of sales, estimating, purchasing, engineering, etc.  Maintain responsibility for reviewing, accepting, documenting and following the efficient handling of selected purchase orders/contracts.


Major Responsibilities:

  1. Answer incoming calls, advise order status, check inventory availability, proof of delivery and enter sample requests
  2. Offer alternative products based on thorough product knowledge
  3. Investigate customer complaints of order errors, write credits or return of material authorizations
  4. Provide price and freight quotations, technical information and drawings
  5. Interact with RSM’s, outside sales reps and customers to obtain information relative to quote status and negotiation opportunities
  6. Enter orders and prepare submittals as necessary
  7. Filing of records
  8. Manage backlog report


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Strong verbal and written skills

Strong math skills to include percentages, fractions and calculate square footage

Good communication and phone skills

Good typing skills and computer knowledge in Microsoft Office

Must be able to provide excellent customer service and work in a multi-task, fast paced environment

Good negotiation skills

Attention to detail and follow through required

Good organizational skills


Minimum Qualifications:

Education: High School Degree a must/Associates Degree Preferred 

Previous experience in customer service/sales preferred

Background in construction industry helpful



Please forward all Resumes to