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Job Description

Woodworking Craftsman

Reporting Relationship: Reports directly to Section Manager or Team Leader


Role: Help the Customer get beauty out wood by limiting the variability the Customer has to deal with, especially in providing good looking parts to the dimensions the Customer specifies.


Purpose: To safely take raw materials and using appropriate equipment turn the raw materials into our finished goods.  This includes a focus on quality/ providing parts that the Customer wants to use, while working effectively and efficiently to meet the Customers due dates.


Major Duties/ Responsibilities: In support of the role and purpose stated above, the major duties/responsibilities are to maintain the methods that work and improve upon those methods-specific tasks include:

  • Work safely
  • Organize the daily orders for best use of time
  • Develop and document the standard, best way of doing task-this standard way of doing things is the foundation for doing things safely, to Customer requirements when they want it.
  • Organize your work space to ensure safety and ease of operation
  • Set up the individual parts
  • Verify each part with appropriate quality measurement tools
  • Notify appropriate people when product is not what it needs to be.  Never accept defects, never make defects, never pass on defects
  • Recognize and resolve problems
  • Eliminate waste
  • Other task/responsibilities as directed by the supervisor


Personal Accountability: Ensure each day, the following is accomplished:

  • Wear appropriate personal protective devices
  • Make the best use of time
  • Perform all duties in an independent manner with little supervision
  • Have a “do what needs to be done” attitude, specifically when it come to delighting the Customer
  • Maintain cooperative working relationships with other employees and others
  • Report to work on time and be respectful of the fact we need you here
  • Do not be encumbered when at work


Qualifications:  To attempt to succeed in this position, key success factors include-

  • Detail oriented, very good at make sure everything is right-including the paper work
  • Good at working with people
  • Prior industrial experience helpful
  • Prior woodworking experience helpful
  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds repeatedly
  • Knowledge of a wide variety of the products produced preferred


Benefits: Pay and benefits include (after the probationary period) Health insurance, paid holidays, paid vacations, paid sick time, tuition payment and 401k plan with employer match of 40%.


Job Description Approval:  I have reviewed and understand my Job Description.  I believe it to be accurate and complete; and I can successfully fulfill each duty and task.  I also agree that management retains the right to change this job description at any time.