The dream of flying has always been a human fascination, evoking emotions and the sense of freedom. Modern business aviation attracts people who share that passion. People from all over the world converge at Jet Aviation, creating a unique cultural mix. They combine their competencies and skills with one common mission: to serve our customers best!
We continuously challenge and develop our employees, for they are our most valuable asset. Jet Aviation as an international company offers numerous possibilities for development and opens reams of professional perspectives.
In order to reinforce the team in Basel we are currently recruiting for a
Workshop Technician - Finisher

After all the structural Cabinets and Monuments are built, it’s time to apply a Finish and Varnish system that will stand the test of time and exceed all Customer expectations for Fine Quality. With an exclusive and State-of-the-Art Varnish System that only Jet Aviation can provide the furniture we produce is some of the highest quality in the industry.  

Paints and Varnishes with standardized finish processes to complete furniture for the delivery to our internal customer on: Cabinets, Credenza, Vanity, Galleys, Toilets, Bulkheads, Doors, Decors, Tables, Seats and Divan, Shower, components. Performs Paint and Varnish repairs on monuments and components.      

Description/Tasks:
  • Paints and Varnishes with standardized finish processes using process specifications and 3D/2D design/engineering drawings with a standard level of safety, quality, detail and productivity.
  • Operates Auto-Sanding Machine for flat surfaces wood and Veneer surface preparation.
  • Operates Auto Coating UV Varnish machine.
  • Applies stain on wood and veneer 
  • Performs repairs and modifications on painted  varnished parts.
  • Polishes varnished items when applicable to a professional standard.
  • Applies proper mixing ratios when applying paint and varnish with minor supervision.
  • Paints and Varnishes Burn Test samples in accordance with Engineering Test Plan.
  • Assists team members with great experience to enhance techniques of quality workmanship.
  • Supports Senior Finisher Technicians to develop and implement process improvements.
  • Responsible for own work quality and timely completion and performance.
  • Works with supervisor to develop and implement technical process improvements that increase safety, reduce cost, cycle time and promote performance.
  • Supports continuous improvement action tasks.
  • Can perform Paint and Varnish repairs in A/C under Supervision.
  • Demonstrates capability to learn other disciplines and skills.
  • Supports EH&S, 5S monthly Audits and Lean Manufacturing.
  • Researches approved document in JPMS IT platform.
Qualification/Experience:
  • A general understanding of paint and varnish is highly desired.
  • Ability to spray various types of varnish and paint at a professional.
  • Basic level of repairs to damaged veneer.
  • Basic level of set up, protection and repairs inside and outside the aircraft.
  • Basic level of application of stain to veneer and varnished items.
  • Knowledge in reading and understanding 3D Models files & 2D manufacturing drawing and assemblies.
  • Handles aerospace VIP materials and uses appropriate tools.
  • Experience in Similar aviation business.
  • Painter or Cabinet Finisher or Cabinet Maker apprenticeship with appropriate educational qualifications.
  • Basic Painter or Cabinet Finisher or Cabinet Maker diploma or equivalent.
  • Personal drive and self-motivation.
  • Highly flexible.
  • Ability to work in a team.
  • Ability to work and stay calm under pressure.
  • Computer skills on MS Office.
  • Good English skills (verbal and written)
 
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 (cover letter, CV in English).