Working at Candlelight Cabinetry

Unlock the door to success with the winning team of Candlelight Cabinetry.

Candlelight Cabinetry is located in Lockport, NY - thirty minutes outside of Buffalo and Niagara Falls. Founded in 1990 by John Yakich, Candlelight Cabinetry began as a small shop making cabinets for local dealerships. Our uncompromising quality and workmanship have grown our dealer network to over 120 stores. We have earned a reputation for excellence and satisfaction with all of our customers. Cabinetry is designed and built for customers with an appreciation for quality. We build cabinets for any room in your home or office.

Candlelight Cabinetry is always accepting applications and resumes from persons with abilities and talents in any aspect of the kitchen industry. Our policy is to promote persons inside our existing organization. However, with the continual growth we experience, this cannot always happen. Occasionally specific job openings may be listed. Applications will be kept on file for 3 months. You will be contacted for an interview should there be an opening that fits your qualifications.

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Finish

Starting at: $13.00/hour

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Cleanliness of work area and equipment.
Keeping up with production as it comes through the booth.
Spraying molding, panels, tall frames, and custom pieces.
Rotate on and off with other sprayers.
Consistently spray a quality finish.
Make sure equipment is working properly and at designated pressures/specs. If not notify Team Leader.
Make sure molding rack is always cleared off (when there is two sprayers).
Perform other miscellaneous duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge of spray equipment.
Be able to identify imperfections when spraying and correct.
Be able to work in a fast paced factory setting.
Ability to differentiate colors and numbers.
Must possess a good attitude and be a team player.
Knowledge of paint mixing.
Regular attendance.
Work overtime as required to meet production demands.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Twelve years of general education or equivalent.
At least 2 years spraying experience or basic spraying techniques (trainable).
Be able to adjust to spraying different materials (stain, topcoat, paint, and antique material).

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

This position requires continuous standing in one place throughout a 10-hour shift. It requires assisting/lifting approx. 40 lbs. and holding a spray gun weighing approx. 3 lbs.

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Finish Inspection

Starting at: $13.00/hour

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Inspect oversize parts and angle frames received from the Finish department. Ensure that they have the appropriate finish and are free from defects.
2. Retain all parts that need to be repaired or refinished and fill out appropriate rework tags to ensure they are completed in a timely manner.
3. Distribute the oversize parts to the appropriate locations. Note their location on corresponding paper work.
4. Work closely with Expedite and Staging personnel to identify what oversize pieces may be missing from an order and their possible locations.
5. Locate and/or obtain angle frames and specialty items for the finish inspectors. Note locations and counts on corresponding paperwork.
6. Track and record problem orders, trends in defects, etc.
7. Perform other miscellaneous duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
1. Knowledge of stains, paints, wood species, common parts used and acceptable quality standards.
2. Ability to differentiate numbers.
3. Possess a basic understanding of cabinet construction.
4. Must possess a good attitude and be a team player.
5. Regular attendance.
6. Work overtime as required to meet production demands.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Twelve years of general education or equivalent.
2. Must be able to read a tape measure.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
This position requires continual standing/walking through out a 10-hr shift. Will require lifting of approx. 50-60 plus lbs. Pushing carts approx. 500 plus lbs.

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Finish/Flatline

Starting at: $15.00/hour

$15+ depending on experience or degree

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Do weekly inventory and keep supply room rotated and organized.
2. To plan, execute and document daily paint mixing operations within the finishing department.
3. To become an expert at preparation, properties (physical/chemical) and performance of paint products.
4. Monitor waste to ensure compliance with company and environmental policies and regulations.
5. Assist in routine maintenance and cleaning.
6. Become proficient at running a Cefla Flatline Finish system.
7. Support quality control by providing support/advice on product composition and performance issues.
8. Ensure that the work is performed in full compliance with established OSHA safety standards.
9. Do this job in a clean and efficient manner.
10. Proper labeling of all containers.
11. Perform other miscellaneous duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
1. Must be able to respond to changing priorities and tight deadlines.
2. Good interpersonal skills and enjoy working as part of a team.
3. Effective written and oral communication skills, teamwork and customer focus.
4. Must possess a good attitude and be a team player.
5. Regular attendance.
6. Work overtime as required to meet production demands.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Twelve years of general education or equivalent.
2. Chemistry background experience and/or associates degree.
3. Must be able to read liquids measuring device.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
This position requires continual standing/walking throughout a 10-hour shift. It requires frequent lifting/carrying of objects up to approx. 40-80 lbs. throughout the day.

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Finish/Seal Sand

Starting at: $13.00/hour

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Putty all spots needed prior to sanding primer.
Lightly sand primer parts with sponges unless defects are found.
Sand sealed parts with either 320 sandpaper on flat surfaces or a sanding sponge that is equivalent to 320 sandpaper on profiled areas and edges.
Fix any voids or cracks when sanding.
Sand out any defects that you may find.
If sanding through paint get to spot primed.
Help with reworks whenever possible.
Perform other miscellaneous duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge of sanding techniques.
Ability to operate palm sanders.
Must possess a good attitude and be a team player.
Regular attendance required.
Work overtime as required to meet production demands.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Twelve years of general education or equivalent.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

This position requires continuous standing in one place throughout a 10-hour shift. It requires frequent lifting/carrying objects up to approx. 20 lbs. Periodic assisted lifting of up to 60 lbs.

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Framing

Starting at: $13.00/hour

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Pull all parts per order from a cut list.
Make valances, extended stiles, oven cutouts etc..
Operates all the machinery in the department (table saws, routers, and sanders).
Pocket drill pieces pulled for assembly.
Adhere to quality practices checking your work for quality at all times.
Performs other miscellaneous duties as assigned.


JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Must be able to accurately read a tape measure.
Ability to differentiate numbers.
Ability to identify the different wood species.
Must possess a good attitude and be a team player.
Regular attendance.
Work overtime as required to meet production demands.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Twelve years of general education or equivalent.
Must be able to accurately read a tape measure.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

This position requires continuous standing/walking throughout a 10-hour shift. It requires occasional lifting/carrying up to 50 lbs.

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Maintenance

Starting at: $13.00/hour

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Empty wood and trash cans.
Sweep floors.
Drive Forklift.
Recycling.
Run for parts and materials when needed.
Check fire extinguishers, eye wash stations, fire doors, exit lights to make sure that they meet requirements.
Drive pickup and tow trailer.
Grind wood.
Bale cardboard.
Perform ground maintenance including snow removal.
Makes roof repairs.
Operate and maintain the still.
Assist the other maintenance personnel.
Input miscellaneous information into the computer in regards to maintenance.
Perform other miscellaneous duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Valid drivers license and is to be kept on your person at all times.
Flexible work hours.
This position is a five day work week.
Ability to accurately read a tape measure.
Ability to clearly communicate both written and orally.
Knowledge of company policies and safety procedures.
Ability to comprehend and learn required skills.
Must posses a good attitude and be a team player.
Regular attendance.
Work overtime as required to meet production demands.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Twelve years of general education or equivalent.
Must be able to accurately read a tape measure.
Working knowledge of Microsoft word, excel and outlook.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

This position requires continuous walking and lifting throughout an 8 to 10 hour shift.

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Starting at: $16.00/hour

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Maintain and repair equipment.
Maintain the welding area with supplies, daily permits, keep the area clean and in order.
Maintain the generator.
Build equipment, tables, carts, etc.
Maintain trucks and trailers.
Maintain the building making sure all things are safe and in working order.
Maintain fire extinguishers, emergency lights/door, eye wash, AED, first aid, mirrors emergency door exit signs, trauma kits, chain and hoist, forklift, lifts, table saws, paint pot, ground straps, overhead line and oven on a monthly or weekly basis.
Help assembly with their daily needs.
Input miscellaneous information into the computer in regards to maintenance.
Operates various power tools.
Line Maintenance
Check machines to assure proper operation.
Test and inspect various parts.
Repair/replace various machine parts.
Set up a maintenance schedule.
Perform periodic maintenance procedures.
Equipment Use
Operation of processing equipment
Make adjustments and settings.
Troubleshoot.
Dismantling of Equipment
Procedures.
Tools.
Packing, labeling, shipping of various parts.
Equipment Re-assembly
Inspection and alignment.
Assemble procedures.
Tools.
Machine set-up.
Electrical hook-ups.
Plant layout.
Line Start-up
Adjustments and settings.
Troubleshooting.
JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Valid drivers license and is to be kept on your person at all times.
Flexible work hours.
Ability to get ideas accepted to guide a group or individual to accomplish a task.
Knowledge and adherence to company policies and safety procedures.
Knowledge of principles and techniques of supervision.
Ability to express ideas clearly both in written and oral communications.
Ability to differentiate numbers.
Electrical background.
Knowledge of truck and trailer maintenance/repairs.
Ability to plan and organize the activities of yourself and others.
Cut, braze with gas.
Mig weld and arc weld.
Must possess a good attitude and be a team player.
Regular attendance.
Work overtime as required to meet production demands.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Twelve years of general education or equivalent.
Minimum two years experience in related field.
Working knowledge of Microsoft word, excel and outlook.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

This position requires continual standing/walking throughout a 10-hour shift.
It requires lifting and carrying various objects up to approx. 60 lbs.


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Panel Processing
Quality

Starting at: $13.00/hour

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Cleanliness of work area and equipment.
Keeping up with rework production as it comes through the booth.
Spraying rework cabinets and any miscellaneous rework parts as needed.
Consistently spray a quality finish.
Make sure equipment is working properly and at designated pressures/specs. If not notify Team Leader.
Prep rework cabinets and other pieces to ready for spraying.
Perform other miscellaneous duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge of spray equipment.
Be able to identify imperfections when spraying and correct.
Be able to work in a fast paced factory setting.
Ability to differentiate colors and numbers.
Must possess a good attitude and be a team player.
Knowledge of paint mixing.
Regular attendance.
Work overtime as required to meet production demands.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Twelve years of general education or equivalent.
At least 2 years spraying experience or basic spraying techniques (trainable).
Be able to adjust to spraying different materials (stain, topcoat, paint, and antique material).

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

This position requires continuous standing in one place throughout a 10-hour shift. It requires assisting/lifting approx. 40 lbs. and holding a spray gun weighing approx. 3 lbs.

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Shop

Starting at: $13.00/hour

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Cut and pre-assemble cabinet components from computer generated cut lists.
Operates various power tools and machinery.
Keeps work areas clean of debris and organized.
Keep team leader advised of inventory levels.
Responsible for the timely completion of orders to meet daily production goals.
Adhere to quality practices checking your work for quality at all times.
7. Performs other miscellaneous duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge of woodworking equipment.
Knowledge of safety policies.
Ability to read blueprints.
Knowledge of math/good math aptitude.
Must possess a good attitude and be a team player/work well with others in a group.
Regular attendance.
Work overtime as required to meet production demands.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Twelve years of general education or equivalent.
Minimum one year experience in related field.
Must be able to read a tape measure.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

This position requires continuous standing/walking throughout a 10-hour shift. It requires frequent lifting up to 75 lbs. and pushing carts.

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Table Sanding

Starting at: $13.00/hour

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Sand frames using a hand held orbital sander and hand held blocks and pads.
Fix and repair voids, dents, cracks, etc.
Sand doors that require hand sanding before machine processing.
Identify different wood species and know the sanding requirements for each.
Be responsible for counting/accounting for all pieces, documenting and signing off on all orders.
Inspect and position pieces for machine sanding.
Touch up problem areas missed in machine sanding.
Perform final inspection of pieces and transport orders to finishing areas.
Perform duties in an efficient and quality manner.
Understand and follow company policy.
Perform other miscellaneous duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge of different wood species.
Knowledge of sanding techniques.
Must possess a good attitude and be a team player.
Regular attendance.
Work overtime as required to meet production demands.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Twelve years of general education or equivalent.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

This position requires continuous standing in one place throughout a 10-hour shift. It requires frequent lifting up to 40 lbs.

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