FURNITURE FINISHER AND SANDER – GUELPH


Job Title:

Furniture Finisher and Sander

Company:

Woodhaven Furniture

Job Type:

Full Time

Close to Public Transit:

Yes


Start Date:

ASAP

Days:

Daytime Monday to Friday

Hours:

7:45 a.m.-5 p.m.

Compensation:

$15-$16/hour


Duties:

  • Spraying, hand-rubbing ingredients that are solvent based, including lacquers, on furniture
  • Mix finishing ingredients to obtain desired shade, colour or consistency on various wood
  • 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
  • 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
  • Operating power, pneumatic equipment (ie, Kremlin spray system)

Skills:

  • Familiarity with furniture and/or wood products
  • Appreciation for properties of lacquers and specifically, application, using compressed air spray system (Kremlin nice to have)
  • Comfortable working within a fast paced environment
  • Operating spray gun apparatus
  • Mixing, grading colours and consistency
  • Attention to detail and good communication skills
  • Appreciation of the importance of good health and safety practices (wearing PPE)
  • Ability to lift larger items (individually and with assistance when required)
  • Supports colleagues in a team-like atmosphere
  • Steel toed foot ware and flexibility when needed (may include overtime to complete project)

How to Apply:

Please email Charlotte Butler cbutler@2ndchance with position in subject