Part-Time Custom Woodshop Lead Fabricator/Production Supervisor

Listing #479123 Listed on: 04/21
Details - Offering Employment
Listing Type:Offering Employment (Part time)
Location:Brooklyn, NY
Name:Nate [Contact]
Company:Brownstone Door Co.
Brownstone Door Co. is a custom entry door manufacturer specializing in crafting doors for historical residences and custom-built homes. All of the doors are hand-made in our Brooklyn workshop.

We’re searching for a veteran woodworking professional to join our team as a Part-Time Woodshop Lead Fabricator/Production Supervisor.

The hours for this position are from 8 am to 1 pm, Monday to Thursday, for a total of 20 hours/week. You will be job-sharing this role with one of our company co-founders, who is also a veteran woodworker with 20+ years of experience and is the Lead Fabricator/Foreman.

Our current Lead Fabricator/Production Supervisor has an incredibly broad range of experience in all facets of custom woodworking, including a thorough knowledge and experience of joinery, all woodworking machinery and hand tools, sanding, spray finishing, door installation, and overseeing production.

We’re seeking an individual with a similar skill set to fill this position.

70% of the role involves hands-on fabrication work and some site/installation/carpentry work, while the remaining 30% encompasses assigning and supervising tasks, ensuring completion of assigned work, and maintaining safety and quality standards for junior fabricators.

**Required Soft Skills:**

- Excellent proactive communication skills, both verbal and written, with a proactive and assertive approach.
- Decisiveness, strong follow-through, and the ability to work with a sense of urgency
- Exceptional observational skills and attention to detail
- Strong initiative and problem-solving skills
- Must have mechanical aptitude
- Punctuality and reliability
- Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and responsibilities as needed.
- Alignment with our Company Values: Be Scrappy, Details Matter, Work to Code, Maintain Order, Proactive Communication
- Enjoy working in a small size shop.

**Required Technical Skills**

- Thorough knowledge and proven experience with joinery, woodworking machinery, hand tools, sanding, finishing, and door installation.
- Ability to read and interpret shop drawings with precision and accuracy.
- Candidate must be able to manage staff, plan projects, allocate work schedules, and prioritize workflow.
- Ability to take project details from drawings through completion, finishing, and installation.
- Understand curved work thoroughly, including proper joinery.
- Have a complete and thorough understanding of shaper set-up and running straight and radius items.

**Role Responsibilities:**

- Take charge of the production in the morning, arriving punctually by 8:00 AM.
- Assign work to Jr. Fabricators and ensure adherence to company production and work standards is maintained.
- Monitor quality of all workmanship in detail, offering feedback where required and continually encouraging improvements.
- This position requires that you serve as a fabricator, working with the team. You must be able to manage your time and production targets.
- Demonstrate assertiveness and confidence in questioning the quality of work when necessary, striving for excellence in every aspect of our operations.
- Maintain documentation of performed work, processes, and procedures, ensuring consistency in our operations.
- Foster a culture of order, organization, and cleanliness within the shop environment.
- Effectively communicate with co-founders, junior fabricators, and other team members to convey instructions, provide feedback, and address concerns or issues.
- Capture and retain information effectively, documenting processes and procedures as needed to enhance efficiency and knowledge sharing within the team.
- Communicate daily with the owner and ensure tasks are handed off clearly and efficiently to the Afternoon Lead Fabricator/Production Supervisor.
- Assist with developing new and improved SOPs in all general areas
- Lead by example with discipline and work ethic.

**What we Offer:**

Pay rate: $40/hr

6 Paid Holidays


401K 6% Match (after 12 months)

**How to Apply:**

If you possess the required woodworking and people management skills and thrive in a small-size shop and hands-on environment, we encourage you to apply for this position by submitting your resume and a brief cover letter outlining your relevant experience and why you would be a great fit for the role.

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