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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Assembly

Starting at: $13.00/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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Starting at: $13.00/hour

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Locates parts and builds all large cabinets (utilities, oven cabinets, RC, FCH, PDB).
Inspects and packs all large cabinets as stated above.
Operates staple guns and air tools.
Communicate with other departments. (manage horizontally)
Trouble shoot and resolve problems.
Communicate with the Team Leader informing of issues within your department to get input and guidance.
Responsible for managing proper inventories.
Initiates and follows through with paperwork in the special assembly department.
Assists in the assembly department when needed.
Unloading of shop & finish parts received from other department.
Performs other miscellaneous duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to read blueprints.
Ability to accurately read a tape measure.
Knowledge of door styles, wood species, stains, cabinet types, hinges and other common parts.
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.
Must be able to read a tape measure.
Minimum one year experience working with hand and power tools.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

This position requires continual standing/walking throughout a 10-hour shift. It requires frequent lifting of up to approx. 60 lbs. and occasional pushing of carts weighing approx. 100 lbs. up to 100 feet.

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Finish

Starting at: $14.00/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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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: $14.00/hour

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Empty wood and trash cans.
Sweep floors.
Drive Forklift.
Recycling.
Bale cardboard.
Help with ground maintenance including snow removal.
Perform other miscellaneous duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Valid drivers license preferred but not necessary.
Ability to learn to drive forklift.
Flexible work hours.
This position is a five day work week.
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.

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

Hiring at $16.00, rate of starting pay adjusted with abilities.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Conduct routine inspections of equipment.
Perform preventative maintenance.
Handle basic repairs.
Diagnose mechanical issues and correct them.
Other miscellaneous duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Mechanical background preferred.
Familiar with the use of hand tools.
Ability to read repair manuals and parts catalogs as necessary.
Ability to perform routine maintenance.
Have pride in workmanship.
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 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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