Employment
Open Positions

We may not be currently hiring, but we are always happy to accept resumes and portfolios from craftsmen in the area. Resumes may be submitted to our general inquiry email address, Info[AT}BrianBoggsChairmakers.com and one of our managers will review your credentials and get in touch should your skills be a match.

Craftsmen Positions

Full-Time Woodworker/Craftsman

Basic Requirements

Passion for fine furniture making in a production shop. Take pride in building world-class furniture while hitting deadlines. An interest in learning about all aspects of production, and what differentiates us plus the motivation to grow. Must be able to work independently and in a team environment. Strong attention to detail is a must. Minimum three years woodworking experience required.

Skills

Superior skills in general stock selection, machining and joinery, strong time management skills and the ability to solve problems related to the work at hand. Good communication skills and a cooperative style in working with other shop mates is critical. Design talents and ability to draw in CAD or render freehand would be a great addition to the skill set.

Responsibilities

Prepare work according to work orders and specifications; checking equipment and tools; calibrating parts, components, materials, and supplies requirements; obtaining and selecting wood, materials and supplies; ability to alter designs as needed; prepare time and cost reports.

Follow appropriate methods for cutting, shaping, and assembling parts; setting-up and operating equipment, including power saws, planers, sanders, jointers, routers; measuring and marking materials; verifying dimensions; trimming parts using hand tools, including planes, spoke shaves, chisels, wood files, and sanders.
Assemble units by attaching parts and components using fasteners and adhesives; verifying dimensions; trimming and adjusting parts.
Finish units by sanding, staining, sealing, and painting surfaces; adding hardware.
Maintain safe, secure, and healthy environment by adhering to organization standards and policies, and legal regulations, including Material Safety Data Sheets.
Keep equipment operating by following operating instructions and established procedures; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.
Keep supplies ready by checking stock; anticipating needs; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt; stocking items.
Control costs by conserving use of equipment and supplies, and managing time efficiently.
A good attitude: You’ll work with a variety of personalities and will need good communication skills. Written and oral, clear and concise communication is a must.

Abilities

Organization – Creating and keeping an organized workspace and shop.
Quality Control – Conducting inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality and/or performance. Make suggestions for changes as needed.
Critical Thinking – Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Materials Management – Keeping track of materials used and ordering in a timely fashion.
Active Listening – Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate.
Judgment and Decision Making – Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Time Management – Managing and track your own time.

Full-Time Finisher

Basic Requirements

Experience with both hand wipe on finish and spray application of finish. Passion for fine furniture making in a production shop. Take pride in finishing world-class furniture while hitting deadlines. An interest in learning about all aspects of finishing & production, and what differentiates us, plus the motivation to grow. Must be able to work independently and in a team environment. Strong attention to detail is a must.

Familiarity with Brian Boggs designs
Experience – minimum 3 years experience with a variety of finishes and types of application including spray guns.
Attention to Detail – being careful about detail and thoroughness in completing all work tasks.
Dependability – being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
Adaptability/Flexibility – being open to change and to considerable variety in the workplace and requirements.
Cooperation – being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
Stress Tolerance – openness to feedback and dealing effectively with deadlines.
Initiative – a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.
Persistence – persistence in the face of obstacles.
Achievement/Effort – establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks.
Efficiency – learn how to most effectively apply your personal energy to keep your productivity high without undue fatigue.

Responsibilities

Smooth, shape, and touch-up surfaces to prepare them for finishing, using scrapers, chisels, sanders, or hand sanding. – Restore and smooth cracks or depressions, remove marks and imperfections. – Apply all finishing products to our specifications – Brand, date and record chairs as finished – Support other areas in shop when needed – Good communication skills and a cooperative style in working with other shop mates is critical. – A good attitude: You’ll work with a variety of personalities and will need good communication skills. Written and oral, clear and concise communication is a must.

Abilities

Organization – Creating and keeping an organized workspace and shop.
Quality Control – Conducting inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality and/or performance. Make suggestions for changes as needed.
Critical Thinking – Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Materials Management – Keeping track of materials used and ordering in a timely fashion.
Active Listening – Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate.
Judgment and Decision Making – Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Time Management – Managing and track your own time.
Experience in Auto CAD and SolidWorks software to create both conceptual and mechanical drawings a bonus.