Furniture Finisher – Guelph


Job Title:

Furniture Finisher

Company:

Woodlawn Furniture Market Inc.

Company Description:

Woodlawn Furniture Market Inc. is involved in offering premier, Canadian hand-crafted, solid wood furniture to the North American market. As a Furniture Finisher, you will be expected to complete all facets of furniture finishing: staining, sealing, shading, glazing, top coating, painting and sanding. Reports to: Production Manager and/or Supervisor; Operations Manager Location: 197 Hanlon Creek Blvd, Guelph, ON Excellent benefits at 3 months. RRSP Program Woodlawn Furniture Market Inc. welcomes and encourages applications from individuals with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process


Job Type:

Full Time

Close to Public Transit:

No


Start Date:

ASAP

Days:

Monday-Friday, 7:45am-5pm. Overtime may be required to meet targeted deadlines. Subject to change.


Duties:

Duties and Responsibilities: • Spraying (using pneumatic sprayer), hand-rubbing ingredients that are solvent based, including lacquers, on furniture • Mix finishing ingredients to obtain desired shade, colour or consistency on various wood surfaces • Disassemble items to prepare for finishing using hand tools, as well as orbital sanding • Examine furniture to determine quality or damage and decide best method for repair of restoration • Sanding furniture items within sprayed production cycle (scuff sand) • Sand newly produced furniture with orbital sander or by hand to prepare for spraying/staining • Fill, smooth cracks or imperfections; repair broken parts using epoxy, wood, adhesives and screws • Remove old finishes, damaged parts using hand tools (orbital), stripping tools or sandpaper • Maintain clean working environment within warehouse, spray booth and various equipment • Load, unload and move products and materials by hand or with basic material handling equipment • Operating power, pneumatic equipment (ie, Kremlin spray system) • Assist colleagues or individually to complete other tasks within booth or warehouse if needed

Skills:

Requirements: • Familiarity with furniture and/or wood products • Appreciation for properties of lacquers and specifically, application, using compressed air spray system • Comfortable working within a fast paced environment • Operating spray gun apparatus • Mixing, grading colours and consistency • Attention to detail • Good communication skills(… to work with colleagues in determining best course of action) • Positive attitude • Takes instruction with good intention • Conscientious • Appreciation of the importance of good health and safety practices (wearing PPE, specifically half-faced respirator and hearing protection while in booth) • Ability to lift larger items (individually and with assistance when required) • Supports colleagues in a team-like atmosphere • Steel toed foot ware • Flexibility when needed (may include overtime to complete project)

How to Apply:

By email, please submit resume to sgordon@2ndchance.ca with Furniture Finisher in subject line

Notes:

RRSP Program Woodlawn Furniture Market Inc. welcomes and encourages applications from individuals with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process