Finisher and Sander

Fodera Guitars has an immediate opening for someone with experience in Finishing and Sanding. This is a full-time position in a creative, fast-paced, manufacturing environment. Responsibilities include but are not limited to, finish sanding, wood sanding, artwork on top woods, color matching, pore filler, blending paint surfaces, precision taping, and possible routing, while staying on schedule. Other duties, tasks and projects may be assigned at the discretion of management.

Detailed Description

Must be highly motivated, posses integrity and strong work ethic, and demonstrate personal initiative, a positive attitude, and be dependable. Must be adaptable, have a good sense of priority, measurements and processes, excellent problem solving skills, an eye for detail. Turning out consistently excellent work, possessing clear communication skills, being punctual, a team player, and personal organization are a must.
Position requires experience with different paint finishes; satin, high gloss, stains, and oil.  Use of a drill press and precision drilling with hand held drill is a must. The ability to buff to a high gloss finish is a plus. Spraying or lutherie experience as well as guitar knowledge are also a plus.

Additional Company Details

The Company embraces diversity in our workforce, ensuring we have a team that provides us with a wide range of skills, ideas and energy. The Company will acknowledge, understand, appreciate and embrace the differences between individuals in order to benefit from and enhance their value as well as promote creativity. Fodera Guitars is located in Industry City’s compelling waterfront buildings repurposed for Brooklyn’s innovators.
Selection for employment, promotion or any other benefit will be made on the basis of merit, ability and suitability.

How To Apply

In short, we are looking to hire someone who wants to learn, work hard, help us grow, develop our Company and stay with us for a long time. We offer a competitive salary along with medical and retirement benefits. Please email a current resume and salary history to AND complete a short assessment using the link below. Please do not call. If you do not complete the assessment, you will not be considered for this position. Click here to take your short assessment
*At this time, we will only consider applications from U.S. citizens or those with the required permit/VISA for this region, in place.
 We would like to thank you for your application and interest in being a part of our Fodera family!

While we are are hiring for specific positions at this time, we anticipate our team growing in 2018. We look for candidates with the following experience and characteristics:

Bass or Guitar Knowledge

CNC Experience

PLEK Experience

Hard Working


Detail and Deadline Oriented

Outstanding Hand Skills or Obvious Potential

Team Player

Quickbooks Experience

If any of these sound like you, please email your resume to