Finishing Production Manager

Creative Woodcraft - Cobble Hill, BC (30+ days ago)

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Creative Woodcraft Ltd. is a well-established quality custom cabinet and millwork company proudly serving Vancouver Island for over 35 years. We are known for our quality workmanship, and excellent customer service. To maintain these attributes, we believe our employees are our best assets, and are always looking for the right people to join our team.

We operate with a state of the art finishing facility equipped with a Cefla automatic spraying and conveyor line, and Sunspot catalytic paint drying system.


The Finishing Production Manager is responsible for leading, planning, directing & coordinating the flow of production in the finishing area in compliance with Company goals and objectives. The Manager strives for excellence and will develop and train a team capable of high quality finished wood products in an efficient and cost effective manner. The Manager will promote a positive, collaborative, results oriented work environment.


  • Proven track record of leadership capabilities
  • Has hands on knowledge of wood finishing materials and methods
  • Can troubleshoot and diagnose defects through root cause analysis, and can teach defect diagnostics to the team
  • Communicates effectively, and is able to address coworkers fairly and equitably


  • Lead, teach and develop a team of finishers in a manufacturing environment
  • Plan production schedules
  • Direct the team and produce constructive feedback concerning best practices, defect detection, desired output/yields, workmanship, etc
  • Maintain cleanliness, organization and a safe working environment
  • Share capacity constraints with Upper Management in a timely manner
  • Maintain accurate inventory using the Kanban system
  • Inspect all finished product and WIP
  • Track all deficiency work, investigate root causes and recommend corrective actions


We are an innovative leader of the cabinet industry in the Cowichan Valley. We operate with the newest technology and machinery, offering our employees opportunities to learn and work on a large array of projects. We have a friendly & knowledgeable team of people, which provides a great atmosphere to work in.

Top-of-market pay + bonus (based on production goals)


If you think you are a good candidate, we encourage you to apply!

  • Qualified candidates will be contacted within 5 business days
  • Candidates will be invited to an interview and shop tour

Job Type: Permanent


  • Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • On-site Parking
  • Profit Sharing
  • Wellness Program


  • 8 Hour Shift


  • Cabinet Finishing: 2 years (Required)
  • Production Management: 3 years (Required)