Foam Component Back-Up Lead

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Do you have a desire to grow, care for people, and lead a team? Is quality a priority for you? Are you a problem solver? If you said yes to all of these questions, then we think you might be a good fit as our Aerospace Foam Back-Up Lead at Kaas Tailored.
Here at Kaas Tailored, we value relationships. Whether it be with our customers, vendors, or employees, we are looking for individuals who can partner with us in our goal to put people first and create quality products. Kaas Tailored has been in business for over 40 years and makes custom upholstered products for discerning clients in the aerospace, commercial interiors, and retail niches. As a Foam Back-Up Lead, you would be part of our team responsible for building aerospace foam components that are a subassembly for finished aerospace parts. Individuals in this position are comfortable using a variety of tools to meticulously assemble and cut foam elements, able to read and comprehend drawings, and able to follow directions to maintain our high-quality standards.
Regular schedule is 5:45 AM - 4:15 PM, Monday - Thursday. Potential overtime opportunities on Fridays.
Sound interesting to you?  Apply for this position on our website at:
*Temp to Hire Process - All time counted toward seniority and benefits waiting periods.
Essential Job Duties:
-Work with area team leads to meet internal due dates.
-Serve as a trainer/mentor to employees in the Foam Department.
-Escalate issues timely per the escalation standard.
-Operate a CNC Router to transform foam blanks into parts.
-Use band saw and pin wire saw to cut and shape foam into parts.
-Assemble foam and plastic components into finished assembled parts.
-First responder to department issues.
-Creative problem-solver, knows the value of making small improvements.
-In-line QC.
-Follows standard work and understands its purpose.
-Leads by example with a high degree of integrity.
-Communicate with a diverse team.
Qualified applicants have:
-Able to complete training for QA Stamp for final department inspection within 12 weeks of start.
-The desire to serve others and lead with humility.
-Able to stand for the duration of a 10-hour shift.
-Successful experience leading a diverse team of people.
-The desire to make a positive impact within the organization.
-Able to give feedback effectively.
-The desire to grow into leadership roles.
Company Background:
Kaas Tailored is a growing, world-class manufacturing company located in Mukilteo, WA and for the last 40 years, we have built high-quality furnishings for airplanes, homes, and commercial environments. In an effort to love our employees better, we do things a little differently by training our teams in the use of lean principles and by providing the tools and skills necessary to improve their work and remove burden from processes.  We also have the pleasure of sharing these principles and tools with companies from around the world who come to our shop to learn our way of thinking, see our processes, and hear from our great people how small changes can make a big difference in daily work.
Benefits package includes: 
Starting Wage of $17.00 per hour
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Under 12 months: 1 hour PTO for every 30 worked.
After 1 Year: 70 hours PTO
After 3 Years: 110 hours PTO
After 5 Years: 120 hours + 30 hours paid Holiday during Christmas week
Holidays:  New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas are paid for 10 hours after 3 months of employment.
Medical/Dental/Vision Benefits:  Eligible for coverage on the 1st day of the month following completion of 60 days of employment.
Tuition Assistance:  Eligible after 6 months of employment.
401(k):  Employer match based on the profitability of the company.
Technology Reimbursement:  Eligible after 1 year of employment.
We are committed to achieving a diverse workforce through the application of our affirmative action, equal opportunity, and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, or veteran status.
Mukilteo Full-time
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