Sanding / Finishing Specialist in St Catharines, Ontario

Job Summary

MakeItMetal is a rapidly growing international metal veneer manufacturer that has been designing and distributing high quality finishes since 2010. Our customers include high end architects, designers, builders and millwork companies. Our products have been widely recognised for their ability to bring exciting metal finishes to almost any project at a fraction of the cost of solid metal. Headquartered in St Catharines, Ontario, we offer a rewarding work environment within a small company, employee-focused atmosphere. We are currently searching for a Sanding / Prep Specialist to join our manufacturing team at our workshop in St Catharines.

Candidates should be willing to work on their feet for long periods of time and have a good eye for detail. Good communication skills are required but fluency in English is not essential.

The day-to-day duties will involve (but not limited to) wood prep. sanding (by hand and using air tools), buffing and polishing. Candidates will need to have their own transportation and be available to work between the hours of 7am and 4pm. Overtime is not often required but candidates should be willing to work outside of normal business hours on occasion to meet deadlines.

The role is extremely rewarding and the successful candidate will join a close-knit team of highly-skilled technicians.

Responsibilities and Duties

Sanding (by hand or with palm sanders)

Polishing (by hand or with automatic buffer)

Qualifications and Skills

High School (or equivalent) minimum

5 years’ experience in a similar role (wood / auto-body shops)

2 years’ experience in polyester finishing

Good hand-eye coordination required

Good attention to detail required

Team-working required


There is some flexibility in working hours, depending on the situation.

Medical, dental and vision benefits coming soon.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $17.00 to $18.00 /hour


  • Sanding in Wood Shop or Auto Body Shop: 5 years (Required)
  • Polyester Finishing: 2 years (Required)