Employment

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?

Have exceptional technical skills?

If you answered yes, send us your resume! 

Job Openings:

  • Buyer Position – posted 11/8/22

See individual postings below for more details. 

Our Benefits Include 

  • Medical Insurance is 78% paid by SmallCorp (state average is currently 67%)
    • Health New England Essentials 1500 Medical Insurance employee contributions for 2022: 
      • single $37.18 week
      • 2-person $74.36 week
      • family $105.96 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 and an occasional extra paid day off; additionally, veterans of the US Armed Forces also 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
  • Service Milestone every 5 years
  • Annual bonuses based on business conditions
  • Higher Education reimbursement if relates to SmallCorp position
  • Some flexibility in work scheduled may be available
  • Free coffee all day, periodic pizza parties and cook-outs
  • Average seniority at SmallCorp is 15 years

Buyer

Compensation: Starting pay $52,000 – $62,400 per year
Employment type: full-time, on-site in Greenfield, MA

Job Function:

This position involves daily work order processing, the interpretation of shop drawings, working with inventory systems to procure materials and supplies, as well as inventory responsibilities. Communicates with Sales, CAD, Fabricators, outside contractors, vendors, and service providers.  Reviews customer concept drawings, BOMs for purchasing, and full manufacturing shop drawings for our highly skilled fabricators.  Candidate will use Sage 100 2022 Purchasing, Vendor, & Inventory Modules to purchase materials such as acrylic, metal, wood, manufacturing hardware, and shop supplies.  Because our products are unique one offs, there is no ERP system at this time, so manual forecasting is required.

Primary Responsibilities:

The Buyer will provide procurement support to the Sales Dept, CAD Dept, manufacturing, and management.  Request quotes from vendors, perform inventory forecasting, negotiate and purchase raw materials and supplies, capital purchases and other purchasing as needed.  Manage inventory, inventory database, daily and monthly physical inventory adjustments.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, and Excel required. Crystal Reports and Sage 100 2022 preferred.
  • Associates Degree in Accounting, Business, or related field preferred.

Experience:

  • Minimum two years’ experience with purchasing and inventory responsibilities required.
  • Accounting experience and manufacturing industry experience highly preferred.