In response to tremendous growth in our company, we are seeking a Furniture Estimator to join our Artco team in St. Clements (just a few minutes north of Waterloo). Our Estimators are integral members of the Chervin family, and facilitate a key step in the journey of bringing our hotel clients’ dreams to life. Chervin’s Furniture Estimator will be known for their accuracy, diligence, communication skills, and enthusiasm, and enjoy the opportunity to unpack the creativity of our clients and help ensure the development and manufacturing process lives up to the Golden Means of Perfection.

This opportunity is full-time (49 hours/week). Wage commensurate with experience. Benefits are included after a 3-month probationary period.

 

Furniture Estimator

 

THE CHERVIN STORY

Since 1991, Chervin has been designing, manufacturing, and installing high-end custom cabinetry in homes across Waterloo Region. Over the years, Chervin has expanded to serve the GTA and the Muskoka region, and to build and/or acquire 4 sister companies (in addition to its founding company, Chervin Kitchen & Bath). These expansions have given us the opportunity to be a key player in the markets for high-end, custom residential cabinetry, luxury hotel furniture, residential furniture, custom upholstered furniture, and unique clocks and home décor.

We are a family-owned and family-run business, with a team of over 200 individuals pursuing “The Golden Means of Perfection.” This means, in part, that we strive to live by the Golden Rule (“Do unto others as you would have them do to you”). We do this by staying detail-obsessed, filled with integrity, and driven by purpose, so we don’t just meet but exceed our customers’ expectations. We create products that seamlessly integrate style and function, and develop fresh innovations to fit the unique needs of our customers. We’re growing more every year, and we’d love to have you join us on the exciting journey ahead!

 

Artco Hotel Room - Loews Regency

 

THE CHERVIN FAMILY

Our company is founded based on an appreciation for one another – across all roles and all branches of our corporate family, we share a mutual respect and a passion for quality. At Chervin, bureaucracy and ladder-climbing aren’t our way; we’re about teamwork and ambition. With ample variety in work responsibilities, a growth-oriented trajectory, and a focus on custom, hand-crafted manufacturing, you can be sure you’ll never be bored! We work as a team, with management always there to support, challenge, and equip their staff, and each team member immersed in the excitement of being part of something bigger than themselves. We invest in high-quality training, prioritize health and safety, and value our team seeing the final product that they have invested in so much along the way.

 

What You’ll do

  • Request pricing from vendors and follow up, as required, to ensure prime value and quality for our clients.
  • Maintain material pricing and specifications in system, updating as needed.
  • Source new products for unique designs and for general product improvement and innovation.
  • Prepare quotes using BOM and detailed labour take-offs.
  • Revise and update quotes for clients throughout contract approval process.
  • Collaborate with other sales, production, and administrative team members to ensure the most fluid communication structure and most enjoyable customer experience.

 

What You’ll bring

  • A working knowledge of wood, metal, stone, and glass as used in typical woodworking.
  • A working knowledge of furniture machining and assembly.
  • Fluency and effective communication in oral and written English.
  • Computer literacy (intermediate knowledge of the Microsoft & Google suites, as well as willingness to learn new programs and online platforms, as needed).
  • A completed high school diploma.
  • Robust organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • A keen attention to detail with the ability to recognize discrepancies.
  • The ability to work under pressure with critical timelines.
  • A self-motivated desire to produce valuable work.
  • A passion for the core values that are foundational to our Chervin family.
  • BONUS: Furniture machining/assembly and/or factory experience (not required).

 

NEXT STEPS

If you are interested in this position, please respond with your resume and references via email (no phone calls, please).

If you are selected for an interview, you will be notified. If you do not hear from us, please keep your eyes on our careers page for other opportunities that may be a better fit.

 

Thank you for your interest in working at Chervin!