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CEI Materials: The Nation’s Leader in Architectural Systems and Surfaces

CEI Materials is a nationwide, full service provider of Architectural Cladding Systems and Components. We work with architects and installers to ensure their retail, commercial, or industrial buildings look and perform exactly how they designed them to. Our expert designers, engineers, fabricators, and installers take pride in achieving the highest standards set by both our customers and ourselves.

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Our Culture

At CEI Materials our employees are our biggest asset. We strive to create a challenging yet rewarding environment where everyone is encouraged and given the tools to succeed. 

Learn More About Us
  • At CEI there is no I in TEAM! Tons of support from just about any employee you wish to talk to. The employee benefits package is top notch! I can’t see myself working anywhere else. Lindsey S. - Project Manager, 5 years with CEI Materials
  • I really enjoy the people of CEI. Seeing the finished product makes me incredibly proud of the hard work we all put in. Eric L. - Design Engineer, 10 years with CEI Materials
  • I enjoy working at CEI because it is a fast-paced environment with opportunity for improvement. I see a company that is really going places and it is exciting for me to be able to grow with the company and help face the new challenges that arise. I love the fact that the owners treat us as family. We have exceptional benefits in my opinion, the profit sharing and the Christmas Bonus were a pleasant surprise for me! The atmosphere of the building is happy and that makes it fun to come to work! I do not have to wake up and absolutely dread getting up and driving to work anymore! I like coming to work everyday. Dana Richards – Purchasing Coordinator, 3 years with CEI Materials
  • The owners of CEI have treated me as family since day one, we have a brotherhood. I really enjoy the job that I do everyday and the atmosphere makes me happy to come to work. Gary Reed – Extrusion Lead, 12 years with CEI Materials
CEI Materials Identity
Vision Statement
Being the premier fabricator of Inventive Facade Solutions
Mission Statement
Build lasting relationships by approaching every opportunity with Commitment, Enthusiasm and Integrity.
Corporate Values
  • Customer commitment – We strive to exceed all of our customers’ expectations on every project.
  • Accountability from Top-Down–We will take responsibility for everything we do and deliver what we say we will.
  • Respect for Each other – Provide a trusting and welcoming environment that will treat all people with fairness, compassion and dignity.
  • Integrity and honor – Strive to do the right thing, truthfully and honorably, especially when nobody is watching
  • Top Notch Quality – We provide outstanding products and unmatched service that, together, deliver premium value to our customers.
  • Growth through Innovation – Inspire creativity and learn from our outcomes to improve the service to our clients
Current Openings

Why work at CEI Materials?

At, CEI we are dedicated to the work life balance of our employees. As a valued employee, you will be proud of the work that you are doing while using cutting edge technologies to efficiently create Architectural Cladding Systems and Components. Here, you will work in a supportive team environment with other incredibly talented and intelligent people, creating industry leading products.

Working at CEI you will:

  • Enjoy a Flexible environment
  • Surround yourself with others who share a passionate commitment towards contributing to a common purpose.
  • Feel empowered and inspired to share your thoughts and utilize your skills.
  • Be supported and advocated for by all team members

CEI Materials is an equal opportunity employer committed to the continued growth of our company and our employees.

How to Apply:

If your are interested in one of our current openings, please forward your resume along with a cover letter to: Angie.Kennedy@CEIMaterials.com

Design Engineer - Michigan Location

The CEI Design Department is responsible for the creation of the custom architectural facade systems and features of projects. The CEI Design Engineer is the individual that creates and designs the panel systems for production using the tools of the department. From the creation of a Preliminary Drawing set to the Final Design of the panels for Production, the Design Engineer will use software such as Revit, AutoCAD, and other proprietary software to generate an accurate and quality product. We are looking for a team member that is hardworking, reliable, and self-motivated.

Schedule:

Assist in managing the design schedule for each project assigned.

Scope:

At the direction of the Engineering staff and Project Management, this position will be responsible for incorporating changes and modifications to the drawings per the architectural intent and client's specifications.

Essential Functions:

Responsible for taking a set of preliminary shop drawings and using as-built dimensions of the building to create a very accurate representation of how the panel systems will be installed. Using CEI panel builder, Revit, AutoCAD and learned knowledge of CEI panel systems to ensure that every condition on a building is accounted for in the installation of said panels.

Create and provide:

A complete set of drawings designed specifically to assist personnel in the field with the layout and installation of the panel systems.

Required Experience, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor's degree in design architecture or equivalent related experience
  • Highly Proficient in Revit and AutoCAD
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, etc.)
  • Experience in construction and/or manufacturing industries preferred
  • Exceptional organization skills and good attention to detail
  • Excellent Problem-Solving Ability
  • Exhibit character and work ethic consistent with the CEI culture
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, while ensuring accuracy of products

Rewards for this position include a competitive base salary, complete benefits, retirement plan, and strong team environment.

Download the full job description here

Forward your resume to: Angie Kennedy

Senior Project Manager - Michigan Location

The goal of the Project Manager position is facilitating the design, fabrication, delivery and installation of Architectural Metal Panel systems on projects throughout North America. We are looking for a team member that is a hardworking, self-motivated individual that can tackle the full scope of each project, while managing multiple projects simultaneously. Our project management team is a huge asset to implementing job opportunities for our business.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Schedule: Develop initial and progress schedules with input from all stake holders.
Scope: Determine the work required and the desired outcome.
Budget: Create the project budget based on due diligence, vendor quotes and past projects.
Control: Identify issues and work with stake holder(s) on viable solutions.
Subcontractor and Vendor selection: Qualify and lead negotiations.
Execute the Project: Create and manage to a master project plan. Ensure that internal staff and contractors are accountable for their given scope. Make plan adjustments as project issues arise.
Monitor and Control the Project: Proactively identify potential issues and mitigate issues, forecast, manage budget, and provide regular updates to all stake holders.
Project Administration: Approve invoices based on milestone completion; maintain a shared repository with project documentation.
Close the Project: Facilitate final walk-through, punch-list items and follow up through completion.
Administer and Improve standards and processes: Ensure that processes and standard operating procedures are followed in the execution of a project. Update documentation based upon lessons learned and employee / customer feedback.

Required Experience, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management or similar field
  • 2 - 5 years of experience within Project Management
  • Successful project history with commercial projects from $300K to $5M
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast pace environment
  • 100% commitment to safety
  • Proven track record with client satisfaction and profitability.
  • Proficient in with MS Office, MS Excel, MS Project
  • Communicate effectively
  • Foster Teamwork
  • Results driven, solution based
  • 25% Travel required
  • Compensation and Benefits

Rewards for this position include a competitive base salary, complete benefits, retirement plan, and strong team environment.

Download the full job description here

Forward your resume to: Angie Kennedy

Project Estimator - Michigan Location

The goal of the Project Estimator at CEI is to identify the labor, material, and time requirements of Architectural Metal Panel systems by studying proposals, blueprints, specifications, and related documents. To facilitate this, they will compute cost by analyzing labor, material, and time requirements based on the information received from the customer. We are looking for a team member that is hardworking and self-motivated.

Create: Accurate, high quality and timely proposals.

Negotiate: And close the sale with assistance from the National Sales Manager.

Work closely: With customers, architects and engineers to ensure a clear understanding of the project scope and needs of the customer.

Collaborate: With all team members to ensure a smooth transition from prospect status to client status.

Required Experience, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor's degree in an industry related field or 4 years of professional estimating experience.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, etc.)
  • Proficient in PDF software (Bluebeam, Adobe, etc.)
  • The ability to read and interpret Contract Documents such as architectural drawings, specifications, supplemental instructions, etc.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills - both oral and written
  • Effective communicator with various levels of customer's management
  • Effective problem solving and time management abilities.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, self-starting and motivated
  • Ability to work without strict guidelines and structure.

Rewards for this position include a competitive base salary, complete benefits, retirement plan, and strong team environment.

Download the full job description here

Forward your resume to: Angie Kennedy

Line Assembly/Production Staff - Michigan Location

CEI Materials, LLC is a full service provider for Architectural Metal Panel Systems and components. We manufacture & assemble our facade wall panels at our Manchester location and then ship them throughout the United States to be installed on commercial buildings. We are looking for a few team players to join our production floor crew to fabricate, assemble, & crate our product.

We are looking for a few team players to join our production floor crew to fabricate, assemble, & crate our product. If you are a dedicated, hard working individual with a positive attitude and enjoy working in a clean environment that is team oriented then apply now! Experience in manufacturing is a plus but not required.

Job Responsibilities for this position include:

Assembly: Extrusion Cutting, Panel Folding & Panel Assembly

Shipping & Receiving: Crate Design, Crate Building & Hardware Packaging

Must be able to lift 50+lbs.

Download the full job description for Shipping here

Download the full job description for Assembly here

Forward your resume to: Angie Kennedy

Design Engineer Intern - Michigan Location

The CEI Design Department is responsible for the creation of the custom architectural facade systems and features of projects at CEI. The CEI Design Engineer Intern assists Design Engineers in the design and fabrication of panel systems produced at CEI. The Design Engineer Intern will compile CAD and BIM files, modify post-survey documents, assist in quality assurance for panels that are ready for fabrication, and learn industry standards and best practices.

Schedule: Assist in managing the design schedule for each project assigned.

Scope: At the direction of the Engineering staff and Project Management, this position will be responsible for incorporating changes and modifications to the drawings per the architectural intent and client's specifications.

Essential Functions: Perform post-survey drafting modifications. Compile project documents for install packs. Draft panel system specific details. Assist quality assurance with checks on fabrication ready documents.

Create and provide: Assist design engineers while gaining in depth and thorough understanding of industry standards and best practices, in order to develop proficiency in quality assurance and drafting composition.

Forward your resume to: Angie Kennedy

Salt Lake City, Utah Location:

Design Engineer - Utah Location

The CEI Design Department is responsible for the creation of the custom architectural facade systems and features of projects. The CEI Design Engineer is the individual that creates and designs the panel systems for production using the tools of the department. From the creation of a Preliminary Drawing set to the Final Design of the panels for Production, the Design Engineer will use software such as Revit, AutoCAD, and other proprietary software to generate an accurate and quality product. We are looking for a team member that is hardworking, reliable, and self-motivated.

Schedule:

Assist in managing the design schedule for each project assigned.

Scope:

At the direction of the Engineering staff and Project Management, this position will be responsible for incorporating changes and modifications to the drawings per the architectural intent and client's specifications.

Essential Functions:

Responsible for taking a set of preliminary shop drawings and using as-built dimensions of the building to create a very accurate representation of how the panel systems will be installed. Using CEI panel builder, Revit, AutoCAD and learned knowledge of CEI panel systems to ensure that every condition on a building is accounted for in the installation of said panels.

Create and provide:

A complete set of drawings designed specifically to assist personnel in the field with the layout and installation of the panel systems.

Required Experience, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor's degree in design architecture or equivalent related experience
  • Highly Proficient in Revit and AutoCAD
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, etc.)
  • Experience in construction and/or manufacturing industries preferred
  • Exceptional organization skills and good attention to detail
  • Excellent Problem-Solving Ability
  • Exhibit character and work ethic consistent with the CEI culture
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, while ensuring accuracy of products

Rewards for this position include a competitive base salary, complete benefits, retirement plan, and strong team environment.

Download the full job description here

Forward your resume to: Angie Kennedy

Senior Project Manager - Utah Location

The goal of the Project Manager position is facilitating the design, fabrication, delivery and installation of Architectural Metal Panel systems on projects throughout North America. We are looking for a team member that is a hardworking, self-motivated individual that can tackle the full scope of each project, while managing multiple projects simultaneously. Our project management team is a huge asset to implementing job opportunities for our business.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Schedule: Develop initial and progress schedules with input from all stake holders.
Scope: Determine the work required and the desired outcome.
Budget: Create the project budget based on due diligence, vendor quotes and past projects.
Control: Identify issues and work with stake holder(s) on viable solutions.
Subcontractor and Vendor selection: Qualify and lead negotiations.
Execute the Project: Create and manage to a master project plan. Ensure that internal staff and contractors are accountable for their given scope. Make plan adjustments as project issues arise.
Monitor and Control the Project: Proactively identify potential issues and mitigate issues, forecast, manage budget, and provide regular updates to all stake holders.
Project Administration: Approve invoices based on milestone completion; maintain a shared repository with project documentation.
Close the Project: Facilitate final walk-through, punch-list items and follow up through completion.
Administer and Improve standards and processes: Ensure that processes and standard operating procedures are followed in the execution of a project. Update documentation based upon lessons learned and employee / customer feedback.

Required Experience, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management or similar field
  • 2 - 5 years of experience within Project Management
  • Successful project history with commercial projects from $300K to $5M
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast pace environment
  • 100% commitment to safety
  • Proven track record with client satisfaction and profitability.
  • Proficient in with MS Office, MS Excel, MS Project
  • Communicate effectively
  • Foster Teamwork
  • Results driven, solution based
  • 25% Travel required
  • Compensation and Benefits

Rewards for this position include a competitive base salary, complete benefits, retirement plan, and strong team environment.

Download the full job description here

Forward your resume to: Angie Kennedy

Project Estimator - Utah Location

The goal of the Project Estimator at CEI is to identify the labor, material, and time requirements of Architectural Metal Panel systems by studying proposals, blueprints, specifications, and related documents. To facilitate this, they will compute cost by analyzing labor, material, and time requirements based on the information received from the customer. We are looking for a team member that is hardworking and self-motivated.

Create: Accurate, high quality and timely proposals.

Negotiate: And close the sale with assistance from the National Sales Manager.

Work closely: With customers, architects and engineers to ensure a clear understanding of the project scope and needs of the customer.

Collaborate: With all team members to ensure a smooth transition from prospect status to client status.

Required Experience, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor's degree in an industry related field or 4 years of professional estimating experience.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, etc.)
  • Proficient in PDF software (Bluebeam, Adobe, etc.)
  • The ability to read and interpret Contract Documents such as architectural drawings, specifications, supplemental instructions, etc.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills - both oral and written
  • Effective communicator with various levels of customer's management
  • Effective problem solving and time management abilities.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, self-starting and motivated
  • Ability to work without strict guidelines and structure.

Rewards for this position include a competitive base salary, complete benefits, retirement plan, and strong team environment.

Download the full job description here

Forward your resume to: Angie Kennedy

Line Assembly/Production Staff - Utah Location

CEI Materials, LLC is a full service provider for Architectural Metal Panel Systems and components. We manufacture & assemble our facade wall panels at our Utah location and then ship them throughout the United States to be installed on commercial buildings. We are looking for a few team players to join our production floor crew to fabricate, assemble, & crate our product.

We are looking for a few team players to join our production floor crew to fabricate, assemble, & crate our product. If you are a dedicated, hard working individual with a positive attitude and enjoy working in a clean environment that is team oriented then apply now! Experience in manufacturing is a plus but not required.

Job Responsibilities for this position include:

Assembly: Extrusion Cutting, Panel Folding & Panel Assembly

Shipping & Receiving: Crate Design, Crate Building & Hardware Packaging

Must be able to lift 50+lbs.

Download the full job description for Shipping here

Download the full job description for Assembly here

Forward your resume to: Angie Kennedy