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SmallCorp is a well-established, family-owned, privately held company with approximately 40 employees, started in 1972. We manufacture museum-quality picture frames and exhibit cases, and many, many other items used in conservation and exhibition by museums, galleries, artists, and photographers.  Most of our manufacturing is done in-house. We have a diverse range of technical capabilities and work with a wide variety of materials.

SmallCorp values innovation, integrity and forward-thinking.  These core beliefs drive our operations as well as our relationships with both customers and employees and help to make us an industry leader. We believe in contributing to the community, whether it be our local community – through volunteering and contributions to important causes and organizations, our art-based community – by maintaining the highest standards of quality workmanship and attentiveness to archival design and materials, and participation in associations that promote learning and growth, and to the world community through our environmental and social awareness.

We are always looking for talented, thoughtful people.

Do you have…

an Arts degree?
framing, fabrication, or museum background?
exceptional technical skills?

If you answered yes,

Send Us Your resume

Available Positions

Acrylic Fabricator

Employment Type:

Full-time, 8-hour shift, 6:00 AM to 2:30 PM Monday through Friday, with overtime sometimes available. There may be some flexibility with start and end times.

Compensation:

Training rate $20.00 to $25.00 per hour, reviewed after 6 months.

Job Function:

Due to an upcoming retirement in 2025, SmallCorp is looking to hire an Acrylic Fabricator. In this position you will have the opportunity to learn all aspects of our acrylic fabrication process, to fabricate world-class high-quality museum acrylic covers. Each piece is custom made to our customers’ specifications. Attention to detail is the name of the game with this position.

Primary Responsibilities:

This position involves sawing acrylic sheets with a CNC panel saw, routing, gluing, sanding, and polishing. Interpreting work orders, shop drawings, and understanding verbal instructions is key. Our museum customers are incredibly fussy, so you’ll need to be as well.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • This job requires standinMust be able to read a measuring tape to a 1/32, with absolutely no exceptions!
  • Must be able to read and comprehend shop drawings and written and verbal instructions.
  • Must ensure that quality standards are continually and consistently met.
  • Math skills such as adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing are required.
  • Visual ability to see close up, see color, and adjust focus is key!

Employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 lbs., frequently lift and/or move up to 50 lbs. and occasionally lift and/or move, with helpers, more than 50 lbs.g, walking, and reaching for objects of various weights. The employee must regularly lift between 10 to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds or more with help. The position requires the fabricator to sometimes climb, balance, stoop, kneel, and/or crouch. The work can be physically demanding, so a pre-employment physical at AEIOU Occupational Healthcare is required.

Must have reliable transportation.

Our Benefits Include

  • Medical Insurance is 75% paid by SmallCorp (state average is currently 67%)
    • Health New England Essentials 2000 Medical Insurance employee contributions for 2024:
      • single $48.93 week
      • 2-person w/child $90.53 week
      • 2-person w/spouse $97.87 week
      • family $139.46 week
  • Dental Insurance is provided to employees at no cost
  • State-administered Short Term Disability Insurance based on wages (roughly $5 per week)
  • Free Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • 10 paid holidays.  Veterans of the US Armed Forces receive Veterans Day off with pay
  • 5 Sick days – eligibility after 90 days
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) – eligibility after 90-days
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings.  SmallCorp currently matches up to $2,000/year -eligibility after 1000 continuous hours worked (about 6-months)
  • Employee hardship advances after 1 year
  • Service milestone bonuses every 5 years
  • Annual bonuses based on business conditions
  • Free electric car charging
  • Higher Education reimbursement if relates to SmallCorp position
  • Some flexibility in work schedule may be available
  • Free coffee all day, periodic pizza parties and cook-outs
  • Average seniority at SmallCorp is 11 years