• Toot your Own Horn

NEMC is always searching for talented new members to join our team and you might be right in tune!

What do we do?

Well, we are a music company who deals with musicians from beginner to pro!  We rent instruments for kids so they can make beautiful music.  We also sell everything a musician's heart desires.  Our atmosphere is fun, laid back and all about trust, quality and keeping the beat! One last note - you don't need to be a player yourself, just have passion for supporting those who do...or want to learn.

 

What would you do?

Positions available in Musical Instrument Cleaning and Repair.  

 

To apply please send resume and cover letter indicating position of interest by mail  to: NEMC, HR Dept., Box 1130, Mountainside, NJ 07092 or email at [email protected]

 


 

  1. Job Title:  Musical Instrument Cleaner
  2. Department:  NEMC Service Department
  3. Reports To:  Service Department Operations Manager
  4. Position Summary:  Performs cleaning and detail work on band and orchestra musical instruments, cases and accessories.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Cleans and polishes musical instruments after they have been serviced by repair technician.
  • Cleans, vacuums and details instrument cases.
  • Washes, scrubs and rinses instruments and instrument parts.
  • Operates a buffing wheel to buff and polish instrument parts and keys.
  • Performs minor repairs on instrument cases.
  • Cleans mouthpieces.  Disassembles, washes, scrubs, dries, prepares, assembles and bags mouthpieces.
  • Bags and seals instruments, instrument parts and accessories.
  • Includes required and appropriate instrument accessories in the instrument case, such as mouthpieces, valve oil, slide oil, rosin, neck straps, swabs, etc.
  • Inspects instrument outfit to assume that it is ready for rental.
  • Enters instrument information into computer to update the instrument status and prints identification labels.  Properly tags completed instruments.
  • Maintains tools and equipment used in the course of performing cleaning and repair work in safe, operating condition.
  • Maintains specified levels of accessories and supplies at the cleaning bench.
  • Notifies Service Department leaders of unsafe equipment, tools, or conditions.
  • Maintains documentation and records of service work completed and time spent in the performance of job related activities.
  • Assists in moving instruments, parts, accessories and supplies throughout the repair shops.
  • Follows safety standards and proper housekeeping of the Service Department.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of maintaining a musical instrument service department which provides quality instruments meeting company established schedules and standards.

Education and Experience:

  • Entry level position.
  • Knowledge and experience with musical instruments preferred, but not required.

Skills and Abilities:

To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to execute each of the Essential Duties successfully.  The requirements below are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required:

  • Excellent manual dexterity.
  • Accurate and attentive to detail.
  • Ability to recognize, organize and follow priorities.
  • Cooperative and flexible in work attitude and communication
  • Consistent and reliable in attendance and punctuality.

Physical Demand & Work Effort:

  • Physical work on all types of band and orchestral musical instruments.
  • Ability to move tools and equipment.
  • Ability to sit, stand and work at the service department shop bench or other service stations.
  • Able to work an extensive amount of time beyond 40 hours per week during peak seasonal time.

Other:

  • No travel required.
  • FLSA Status: Hourly, Non-Exempt
  • Benefits:  Paid Company Holidays, Eligible for Health, Dental and Life Insurance Benefits.  Paid Vacation Time.  Paid Unscheduled Absence Time.  Eligible for participation in 401(k) pension plan.

 

  1. Job Title:  Instrument Repair Technician
  2. Department:  NEMC Service Department
  3. Reports To:  Service Department Operations Manager
  4. Position Summary:  Provides skilled repairs, overhauls, adjustments, and preventative maintenance to woodwind, brass, string and percussion musical instruments and instrument cases.  Completes service and repair work in accordance with NEMC's quality control standards.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serves as a repair technician, working on rental fleet refurbishment and customer repairs.
  • Completes repairs and other projects efficiently and within time requirements established by the company.
  • Diagnoses instrument problems and/or instrument failures in a wide variety of brass, woodwind, string and percussion musical instruments and identifies required repair work.
  • Maintains tools and equipment used in the course of performing repair work in safe, operating condition.
  • Notifies Service Department leaders of unsafe equipment, tools or conditions.
  • Maintains documentation and records of repair work completed and time spent in the performance of job related activity.
  • Follows safety standards and proper housekeeping of the Service Department.
  • Provides customer service to licensed dealers and customers.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of maintaining a musical instrument service department which provides quality repairs meeting company established schedules and includes excellent customer service.

Education and Experience:

  • Experience in working in a musical instrument repair shop.
  • Experience in diagnosing problems with musical instruments and repairing instruments to proper cosmetic and playing condition.

Skills and Abilities:

To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to execute each of the Essential Duties successfully.  The requirements below are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required:

  • Skilled in musical instrument design and repair.
  • Skilled in repair shop tool use and tool maintenance.
  • Ability to analyze, disassemble, repair, reassemble, make parts, service and regulate band and orchestra instruments.

Physical Demand & Work Effort:

  • Physical work on all types of band musical instruments, including manual dent work; moving tools and equipment; and sitting, standing, and working at repair shop bench.
  • Compliance with company attendance standards.

Other:

  • No travel required.
  • FLSA Status: Hourly, Non-Exempt
  • Benefits:  Paid Company Holidays, Eligible for Health, Dental and Life Insurance Benefits.  Paid Vacation Time.  Paid Unscheduled Absence Time. Eligible for participation in 401(k) pension plan.

 

To apply please send resume and cover letter indicating position of interest by mail  to: NEMC, HR Dept., Box 1130, Mountainside, NJ 07092 or email at [email protected]