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Cabinets Maker

Location: Des Plaines, IL
Company: Marfa Cabinets
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We are looking for a Cabinet Maker:

Marfa Cabinets Inc (www.marfacabinets.com) is a Semi-Custom Kitchen Manufacturer with a focus on e-commerce, located in Des Plaines, IL We are a fast-growing company, and this is an excellent opportunity for anyone who wants to grow. We are a two-second lean company utilizing Lean Manufacturing Principals. We are looking for someone that is stable, reliable, responsible and looking for a long-lasting career.

A great machine operator is reliable and able to work with attention to detail and safety standards. On-the-job training is a good way to discover how to do the job better, so you should have the willingness to learn and improve. Being a team player is essential since all tasks will require close collaboration with co-workers.

The goal will be to ensure that production procedures will be carried on smoothly to maximize efficiency and profits.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Good knowledge of: saws, drills, planers, jointers, routers, boring, tenoning, and mortising machines, shapers, sanders, and other woodworking machinery related to cabinetmaking​

  • Good knowledge of cabinetry & other various wood structures/products

  • Experience working with laminates

  • Experience in manufacturing and assembly

  • Ability to take accurate measurements

  • Ability to read and interpret shop drawings

  • Able to give feedback for continuous improvement of product

  • A keen eye for detail and accuracy in all work with ability to produce good quality work

  • Ability to use own initiative

  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines

  • Flexible approach to working time to meet deadlines/peak workloads

  • Able to work overtime/weekends when required

  • Must be a team player

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent..

  • Knowledge of Basic Math.

  • Must know when to make tooling changes, how to maintain the sets of blades, and ensure that dull sets are turned in to be sharpened.

  • Understand the full capabilities and limitations of the equipment.

  • Complete demonstrated knowledge of the lockout/Tagout procedures for this machine

  • Skilled in troubleshooting equipment to determine problems and discerning when the machinery requires the attention of Maintenance.

  • Complete working knowledge of the panel saw operation.

  • Ability to read an English ruler to 1/32” and a metric ruler to 1 mm.

  • Ability to read and interpret mechanical drawings and specifications accurately.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to stand for an entire shift.

  • Lift 50 pounds.

  • Grasp frequently/ constantly.

You should be proficient in:

  • Blueprint Reading
  • Mechanical troubleshooting

Machines & technologies you'll use:

  • Measurement Gauges
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