Saint Meinrad Seminary & School of Theology

Formation and Education for the Life of the Church


Assembly / Finisher

December 04, 2018


Abbey Caskets is seeking a full-time carpenter/finisher to cut, fabricate, build and finish caskets and other products according to specifications.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Perform operations required to manufacture, assemble, and pack caskets and other products

  • Provide recommendations on processes and procedures to drive efficiencies and optimize process flow

  • Adhere to quality control standards

  • Adhere to all environmental, health and safety rules and regulations, and work instructions

  • Maintain supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory levels, anticipating needs, and placing orders for supplies.

  • Foster an environment that encourages continuous improvement through participation and teamwork

  • Keep equipment operational by completing preventive maintenance requirements

  • Maintain job site cleanliness

  • Load and unload deliveries

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Experience & Qualifications

  • High school diploma; higher degree from a technical school preferred

  • Ability to understand and follow instructions and established procedures

  • Proven experience as an assembler and finisher in woodworking

  • Technical knowledge and ability to read blueprints, drawings, etc.

  • Ability to read and follow standard work

  • Ability to use woodworking tools and machines

  • Good understanding of quality control principles

  • Exceptional attention to detail

  • Good communication skills (verbal and written)

  • Excellent hand-eye coordination and physical condition

  • Ability to operate a forklift

  • Basic knowledge of Windows-based operating systems

Application Instructions

Application may be completed online or in the Human Resources office, just south of the Archabbey Gift Shop (M-F 7 a.m.-3 p.m.). Cover letter and resume may be emailed to Call 812-357-8329 for an application if unable to stop in.

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