Workshop Technician - Cabinet Shop


Basel, CH

Flexible Work Arrangement:  Onsite
Job Category:  VIP Completions & Large Refurbishments
Career Level:  Technicians / Crew
Requisition Id:  2073

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.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

Position Summary

This position is responsible for manufacturing Straight Interior cabin monuments and components as instructed by the supervision or management on: Cabinets, Credenza, Vanity, Galleys, Toilets, Bulkheads, Doors, Decors, Tables, Seats and Divan components. You will also work actively and in good intelligence within the Cabinet Shop Team.

Main Responsibilities

  • Apply Edge filler process, Panel Pins & Inserts potting process
  • Install drawer-slides, hinges, latches and other hardware in subassemblies
  • Prepare surface materials for Hard Laminate (i.e. Formica) or wood veneers application
  • Perform basic assembly operations in accordance with appropriate documentation (drawings)
  • Perform basic assembly operations on 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
  • Perform basic dis-assembly operations on monuments and other subassemblies before finishing processes
  • Dispatch of components and parts for finishing and treatment processes
  • Assemble parts as per drawings using adhesives and fasteners using basic 2D design/engineering drawings, notes, instructions and process specifications
  • Bond Aluminum/Wood blocks on/into composite sandwich panels
  • Assemble pins and glue cabinet shell kits arriving from CNC machine
  • Installs drawer slides, hinges, latches and other hardware in subassemblies
  • 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, manufactures templates, use templates, and install equipment in specific cabinets

Educations 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.
  • Personal drive, Self-motivation & Self-discipline.
  • Highly flexible.
  • Ability to work in a team.
  • Ability to work and stay calm under pressure.
  • Possible computer skills in MS Office.
  • Good communication skills in English, German and/or French is beneficial

Desired Characteristics

  • 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.