Cabinetmaker Senior

Job Summary:
Under general supervision, fabricates the most complex cabinets and other
wood-surfaced subassemblies for installation in aircraft.

Assists lead by overseeing projects and providing guidance, assistance and training to co-workers.

Job Description
Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Fabricates complex high quality furniture and other wood-surfaced subassemblies using stationary and hand held-tools. .

  • Interprets material specifications and design/engineering drawings to ensure finished product meets design and engineering requirements with a high level of quality and detail. Coordinates with supervision to ensure compliance with customer approved design samples.

  • Utilizes a variety of woodworking tools and techniques.

  • Complies with and champions safety, 5S, and housekeeping policies and ensures the protection of aircraft interiors. .

  • Works with lead and higher skilled technicians to develop and implement process improvements that increase safety, reduce, cost, cycle time, and man-hours using Lean Six-Sigma and other process improvement techniques.

  • Utilizes the material tracking system to create parts demand, track squawks and to sign-off work.

Additional Functions:

  • Accepts Lead responsibilities when required. Mentors and trains lesser skilled technicians. .

  • Oversees projects and coordinates with Lead to delegate tasks to assigned technicians. .

  • Conducts safety audits and assists team members in doing safety audits.

  • Assists in maintaining shop equipment and associated JSAs.

  • Coordinates with other back shops when necessary.

  • Adapts to sudden schedule changes.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Other Requirements:

  • Demonstrates excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • The ability to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.

  • Able to climb ladders and stairs, work in small restricted areas, lift up to 40 pounds and work any shift.

  • Must be computer literate.

  • Advanced knowledge of cabinetmaking processes and products.

  • Possess a working knowledge of employer inspection and process specifications preferred.

  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.

Unique Skills:

  • Catia and Smart team experience preferred, excellent knowledge of cabinet shop machinery, table saw, band saw, table router, etc.

  • Must have excellent knowledge of aircraft furniture fabrication and assembly.

Education and Experience Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED required. 4 years of experience in cabinetmaking.

  • Experience in aerospace industry preferred.