Finisher/Final Assembler

Friday February 19


Abbey Caskets is seeking a full-time Finisher/Final Assembler. This position requires an individual with experience in wood finishing, especially spray. Abbey Caskets works with a variety of finishes and applications on a production basis. Experience with finish carpentry is a plus. The job requires the ability to understand, and succeed in, a complex and dynamic production environment. All work is very collaborative, so the ability to work seamlessly with others is critical.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Finish room operator
  • Sealer sanding
  • Maintain spray booth, spray equipment, and ventilation equipment
  • Maintain work area and account for all assigned tools and equipment
  • Maintain supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory levels, anticipating needs, and placing orders for supplies
  • Complete all work in compliance with approved company safety policies (SOPs and training) and OSHA requirements
  • Ensure all SDS documentation is current, complete and posted at site
  • Provide recommendations on process and procedures to drive efficiencies and optimize process flow
  • Adhere to quality control standards
  • Casket upholstery
  • Finish carpentry
  • Maintain job site cleanliness
  • Load and unload deliveries
  • Operate other equipment on as-needed basis
  • Perform other duties as requested by Abbey Caskets director

Experience & Qualifications

  • Experience as finisher in woodworking; knowledge of touch-up on multiple finishes and finishing processes
  • Experience with spray guns (HVLP and/or air-assisted), spray equipment and techniques
  • Woodwork experience with wide knowledge of stains, lacquers, paint, and urethanes
  • Ability to understand and follow instructions and established procedures; exceptional attention to detail
  • Carpentry skills
  • Good understanding of quality control principles
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent hand-eye coordination, ability to stand for long periods, and perform heavy lifting
  • Must operate forklift
  • Basic knowledge of Windows-based operating systems

Application Instructions

Applications may be completed online or you may contact the Human Resources Department for an application (812-357-8329). Resumes may be emailed to or faxed to 812-357-8262. Mailing address: Saint Meinrad Archabbey, Human Resources Dept., 200 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad, IN 47577.