Custom Wood Worker

Job description


SS Industries, a successful and fast-growing company in Collegeville, PA, is the premier manufacturer of the largest selection of straight and spiral stairs in the world. Visit us at SS.Industries to learn more!

We are seeking candidates who want to be part of a TEAM environment, are willing to learn & grow, be a part of a fast paced & rapidly growing company offering a secure future, growth opportunities and on-the-job training & development.


The successful Custom Woodworker will assemble and build wood spiral stairs and wood components for steel spiral stairs, provide quality oversight, and mentor less experienced associates on correct, efficient techniques. The Custom Woodworker must have extensive experience in contracting, carpentry, woodworking, cabinetmaking, and CNC Machine operation.

Additional responsibilities include setup and operation of all types of woodworking machines, such as: table saws, chop saw, shaper, drill presses, lathes, shapers, routers, sanders, planers, straight line, glue racks, glue up wood-fastening machines, and other hand tools.

Custom Woodworker Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a safe workspace
  • Maintain high-quality workmanship on all products
  • Fabricate all-wood spiral stairs
  • Provide expert craftmanship to all products manufactured in the woodshop
  • Support Woodshop Supervisor in training of entry-level associates
  • Support Continuous Improvement Projects
  • All other duties as assigned.


Custom Woodworker required skills and experience:

  • HS Diploma or GED
  • Minimum 7 years related experience in: woodworking, cabinetmaking, or carpentry.
  • Ability to read design drawings and perform a flat layout.
  • Basic math skills
  • Ability to read a tape measure to the 1/32” inch
  • Capable of repetitive lifting up to 50lbs
  • Detail-oriented
  • Team mentality and positive attitude
  • Technical Training in Carpentry and Woodworking (preferred)
  • Ability to operate a CNC machine and manual lathe. (preferred)