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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Assembly

Starting at: $12.00/hour

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Initiates paperwork.
Glues and staples cabinet parts to build cabinets using operating press machine and staple guns.
Builds all cabinets.
Keeps a good production flow coordinating any problems with staging, etc.
Communicates with the supervisor concerning the department.
Know all materials that are used in the assembly area.
Build mainly production base and wall units learning correct procedure and techniques.
Capable of building all cabinets.
Operates staple and screw guns.
Performs other miscellaneous duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to accurately read a tape measure.
Ability to communicate clearly both written and orally.
Ability to read blueprints and special drawings.
Knowledge or door styles, wood species, stains, cabinet types, hinges and other common parts.
Ability to differentiate numbers.
Ability to get ideas accepted to guide a group or individual to accomplish a task.
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 read a tape measure.
Minimum one year experience working with hand and power tools.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

This position requires continuous standing/walking throughout a 10-hour shift. It requires lifting and carrying cabinets up to approx. 30 lbs. approx. 15 ft.

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Expedite

Starting at: $12.00/hour

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Angle frames, inspect/rework if needed and communicate with Team Leader.
Sand rework parts in an organized and timely fashion.
Use proper seal sanding techniques.
Touch up parts when possible instead of striping or repainting/staining.
Work with Finish room Team Leaders and Rework Expeditor to keep angle frames on schedule.
Fill in where needed in inspection area.
Perform other miscellaneous duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge of sanding techniques.
Ability to operate palm sanders.
Knowledge of stain and painted colors.
Knowledge of finishing steps.
Must have the ability to fix, repair and touchup.
Must possess a good attitude and be a team player.
Regular attendance.
Work overtime as required to meet production demands.
Have an eye for detail.
Knowledge of cabinet types, door styles, wood species, finishes, hinges and other common parts.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

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

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

This position requires continuous standing in one place throughout a 10-hour shift. It also requires frequent lifting/carrying objects up to approximately 20 lbs. Pushing loaded carts of up to 50lbs. 100 plus feet.

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Finish

Starting at: $13.00/hour

*2nd Shift*
Monday-Thursday 5:00pm-2:30am
Friday 2:00pm-6:00pm

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Clean Cefla Machine and related equipment.
a) Removing and cleaning spray tips, caps, and pencil filters
b) Cleaning of spray booth area, change filters
c) Cleaning of trolley and components
d) Cleaning under main conveyor belt
e) Cleaning of non-stationary machine parts (pans and rails)
f) Clean belt guide switches
g) Cleaning of the Sorbini unit
h) Cleaning of floor under trolley
i) Clean all belts
j) Do scheduled cleaning of Cefla oven, wipe down racks and rollers etc.
k) Greasing of Cefla and oven
l) Changing of filters in oven and cleaning computer filters
m) Ensure Cefla is assembled, ready for 1st shift operation

2. Clean paint booths.
a) Rotate changing half filters in spray booths to ensure proper exhaust flow
b) Clean all guns and cups
c) Flush out pumps and clean guns
d) Clean glass and clean line
e) Vacuum/sweep debris behind filters
f) Clean booth and sweep up area
g) Dispose of used/dry cup gun liners, paint liners, etc.

3. Paint room cleaning.
a) Mop floor
b) Vacuum ceiling area (lines, top of booths, rafters, etc)
c) Vacuum walls
d) Vacuum overhead oven

4. Waste control and disposal
a) Ensure that all waste is properly sealed and labeled. All waste must then be separated and taken to designated areas.
5. Properly maintain, clean and store tools used during shift.
6. Perform other miscellaneous duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

1. Must be able to follow job guidelines and instruction.
2. Strong organizational skills.
3. Must be able to work efficiently and responsible.
4. Must be self-motivated.
5. Must be able to work second shift. Hours to be set by management.
6. Must possess a good attitude and be a team player.
7. Regular attendance.
8. Work overtime as required to meet production demands.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Twelve years of general education or equivalent.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

This position requires continuous lifting of pails weighing approximately 50 lbs. Requires continual standing/walking throughout a 8-hour shift. Must pass a respirator fit test.

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Finish Inspection

Starting at: $12.00/hour

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Inspect all orders coming out of the Finish department for defects.
2. Retain all parts that need to be repaired and fill out appropriate rework tags to ensure they are completed in a timely manner.
3. Track and record problem orders, trends in defects, etc.
4. 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. Must possess a good attitude and be a team player.
4. Regular attendance.
5. 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 throughout a 10-hour shift.
May require lifting of approx. 20 lbs. Pushes carts approx. 75 lbs. approx. 100 ft.


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Finish/Flatline

Starting at: $12.00/hour

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Sort moldings and panels as they come off the line and put in the designated area.
Unloads doors, veneers, moldings from flatline machine onto carts.
Responsible to keep parts and carts organized.
Assist in routine cleaning.
Be able to differentiate between sealer and top coat.
Make sure specialties are not sent out when not finished.
Perform other miscellaneous duties as assigned.


JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge of sanding techniques.
Ability to differentiate numbers.
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 throughout a 10-hour shift. It requires frequent lifting/carrying objects up to approx. 50 lbs., assisted lifting of 60+ lbs. and pushing of carts over 100 lbs.

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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: $12.00/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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Finish/Stain

Starting at: $12.00/hour

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

After part is sprayed work stain around part working into wood grain then wipe access stain from part.
Check for finished ends, sides, making sure stain is on every where it should be.
Keep up with production flow and quality.
When done with parts on the line help work on molding, oversize, angle frames, etc.
Help with reworks as needed.
Perform some sanding touch up.
Before starting next job pick up all rags and gloves off floor and dispose in proper container.
Perform other miscellaneous duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge of finishing techniques involved with staining wood.
Must be able to communicate with team.
Ability to differentiate numbers and colors.
Must possess a good attitude and be a team player.
Regular attendance.
Work overtime as required to meet production demands.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Twelve years of general education or equivalent.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

This position requires continuous standing in one place throughout a 10-hour shift. It requires occasional lifting, assist lifting of approx. 40 lbs. Works with hands overhead/shoulder level.

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Maintenance

Starting at: $12.00/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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