Workshop Technician - Cabinet Shop


Basel, CH

Flexible Work Arrangement:  Onsite
Job Category:  VIP Completions & Large Refurbishments
Career Level:  Technicians / Crew
Requisition Id:  1906

Since 1967, Jet Aviation has been crafting flight in its smoothest form. From one hangar in Basel, Switzerland, to some 4,000 employees, and some 50 locations worldwide. Aircraft Management, Aircraft Sales, Charter, Completions, Defence, FBO, Fixed and Rotary Wing Maintenance, and Staffing. Behind every seamless Jet Aviation experience, is a team of dedicated professionals perfecting the art of flight. The artisans of aviation. The craft that brings our customers’ journey to life. In the hangar, on the ground, and behind the scenes. Enabling global flight, with passion.

Main Responsibilities

  • Perform basic manufacturing in accordance with appropriate documentation (drawings)
  • Manufacture straight monuments and other wood-surfaced subassemblies using basic 2D design/engineering drawings, notes, instructions, and process specifications
  • Cut different materials (i.e. Honeycomb panels, Lexan mirror…) to proper dimensions per 3D & 2D engineering drawings
  • Bond Aluminum/Wood blocks on/into composite sandwich panels
  • Cut and apply materials such as Hard Laminate (i.e. Formica) or wood veneers with glue spray gun in order to cover surfaces of cabinetry
  • Cut and bond moldings on straight monuments
  • Fabricate various accessories for cabinets, manufacture templates, use templates, and install equipment in specific cabinets
  • Work according to Jet Aviation procedures, technical instructions, and aviation regulations
  • Perform minor repairs on furniture
  • Use various types of stationary and handheld power tools (i.e. saw, router…) to manufacture or disassemble furniture as well as controlling individual tools
  • Operate and maintain tools in a safe and proper manner
  • Adaptability to learn new techniques and works with new material related to aircraft interiors
  • Maintain traceability of all components, products, parts used or manufactured in accordance with Jet Aviation Basel process
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area (5S) and adheres to all safety and environmental regulations and requirements
  • Research approved documents in JPMS IT platform
  • Support EH&S, 5S monthly Audits and Lean Manufacturing

Minimum Requirements

  • Knowledge in reading and understanding 2D basic manufacturing drawing
  •  Ability to use measuring tools and perform basic math computations
  • Handles aerospace materials and uses appropriate tools
  • Experience in aviation industry is an advantage
  • Cabinet maker apprenticeship with appropriate educational qualifications
  • Or Basic Cabinet Maker diploma or equivalent
  • Or equivalent experience
  • good English Level
  • Strong personal values corresponding with Jet Aviation values (Trust, Honesty, Alignment, Transparency)

If you are interested in a multicultural, challenging and innovative working environment and your profile matches our requirements, we are looking forward to receiving your online application in English.