Does Building pianos in a modern way sound interesting to you ?
Do you consider yourself a precision woodworker and like other "Maker" stuff as well?
Are you a Do'er ?
Do you see solutions rather than problems ?
Are you a furniture designer with a strong passion for music and interest in pianos ? Or maybe a piano technician with passion for furniture design ?
We are looking for someone with a strong background within building furniture or similar, with a strong sense for aesthetics and manufacturing and with the passion for music and the ambition to understand piano's to the fullest.
A fascination for automation and optimization of production processes should be firmly recognizable within yourself, and serve as an addition to your liking of building stuff with the tools at hand and the focus on getting stuff done, rather that staying in the theoretical dimension all the time. Building prototypes and designing processes as well as doing the same thing over and over again should not scare you at all. Doing the actual building work like operating the machines and doing assembly work will be a large part of your daily routine.
You will be responsible for making prototypes and "special orders" from customers, as well as the workshop, the student helpers and parts of product development. You will be offered chances to learn and improve your skills where needed.
Keybird Instruments IVS is a start-up, continuously developing a lightweight and more practical acoustic piano. We started developing a lightweight acoustic piano, hoping to offer the world a more practical stringed keyboard instrument, without compromising on acoustic sound. We now have our first model ready and landed a deal with the worlds largest piano factory. This means that we no longer need to think about how to mass produce and can instead focus on becoming really good at R&D, design and becoming a strong Brand with a strong focus on Nordic design and quality. This is where you come in and help Keybird secure product quality and innovation, which will also translate to our cooperation with the factory.
Keybird has a large waiting list of customers and leads, without doing any marketing so far. If all our leads convert, we will be well over our target of 4-5 mio DKK in revenue this year. We want to see how far we can get with direct sales through our own webshop and communication channels, and meanwhile start to look into retail strategies for in a couple of years.
Many things are happening, so if you like the process of starting a company and all the little side things that happen in such a process, that will be to your advantage (and ours as well). You are expected to be a multi-tasker, always up for showing the good example and to jump in wherever help is needed to reach our goals.
Our ideal candidate:
is ambitious and organized
is down to earth and happy to build stuff and use their hands
has extensive experience with precision woodwork and interest in Design and CAD
Is a do'er, pragmatic, with a very high drive to get things done
has affinity with music and pianos in particular
is good at multitasking
takes honor in fast and qualitative work, within agreed time frames
likes innovation in general and is good at thinking out of the box
Is a good communicator (values open and uncomplicated interaction)
is fluent in English and preferably Danish as well
is flexible and eager to learn
You can become partner in the company. The ambition to become a driving force should be present.
This job comes with several perks and benefits
Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.
Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.
Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.
Friday is something special, let's enjoy a beer together.
Want to be a partner? Look no further.
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