Working at Candlelight Cabinetry

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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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Doors

Starting at: $13.00/hour

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Opens door packages, check doors in per production schedule.
Check accuracy of door orders for size, quantity and correctness of type or style of door.
Operate hinge machine and dado slot to cut hinges according to paperwork.
Assist with freight.
Apply glue mix to door endgrains.
Profile door panels as necessary.
Sort rushes and hinge doors where necessary and take to sanding dept.
Organize sorted freight into groups for production.
Perform other miscellaneous duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to accurately read a tape measure.
Ability to differentiate numbers.
Ability to recognize basic door styles.
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.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Position requires continuous standing/walking throughout a 10-hour shift. It requires frequent lifting up to 50lbs. and pushing a cart up to 100 lbs.

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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 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: $13.00/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: $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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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: $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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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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Warehouse

Starting at: $13.00/hour

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Download information into computer for box machine.
Operates box machine/glue boxes, organize boxes for packers.
Pack Cabinets.
Assist Assemblers.
Organize warehouse.
Handle UPS and Common Carrier Shipments.
Assist Warehouse Team Leader with inventory of stock of cardboard boxes.
Load trucks properly and in a timely manner.
Drive forklift and electric pallet jack.
Unload trucks and store/distribute materials.
Performs other miscellaneous duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to differentiate numbers.
Good organizational skills.
Knowledge of UPS/Common carrier procedures.
Ability to accurately read a tape measure.
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.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

This position requires continual standing/walking throughout a 10-hour shift. It requires frequent lifting and loading up to 60 lbs.

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