Finishing technician

/ˈfinəshiNG, tekˈniSHən/

(n.) someone who takes on a new challenge every day; a fierce finisher who turns woodworks into masterpieces.

Ever-Changing/Adapting Environment

Fridays Off! (Four 10-Hour Shifts)

Competitive Wage

PTO & Holiday Pay

401(k) with Company Match

Health Insurance & EAP

Dental Insurance

Vision Insurance

Life Insurance

Short-Term Disability

HSA with Company Contribution

What you’ll do

Apply finish coatings to woodworks products according to job requirements and standards; inform Production Manager of any issues that may negatively impact production.

Clean & maintain finishing department, tools, filters, and equipment, as well as maintain inventory of commonly used parts and products for the finishing room.

Ensure the work performed and completed meets quality expectations and standards of each project. And prioritize and organize the workday to maximize efficiency and production.

As we evolve as a company, your responsibilities will continue to evolve; including learning and adapting to software advancements. Be available as a resource for the production teams who need assistance with completing projects.

The Finishing Technician works directly with the production teams using the latest technology and tools to apply finish coatings to our cabinets, caseworks, and architectural millworks.



  • 2+ years of experience in applying finish coatings, operating finishing machines, or related.
  • Punctual, reliable, lover of bright & clean environments, and particular enthusiast of further beautifying woodworks.
  • Interest in a changing environment, learning and gaining new knowledge, job flexibility, not knowing what challenges tomorrow might bring.
  • Self-motivation, works well with others and independently, emulates a positive attitude, provides quality customer service, works productively, thinks critically with complex problem solving and evaluation skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and work well under changing conditions on a variety of projects, working accurately and quickly under pressure, prioritize and work flexibly to meet deadlines.

bonus points

  • Experience with general woodworking, manufacturing, fabrication, construction, or designing.

hourly wage

$20-24 per hour starting

the boring stuff

  • Reports To:  Production Manager
  • Benefit Classification: Hourly, Full-time
  • Education/Work Experience: High-school, AA, BA/BS, MA/MS, Ph.D., first-time employee, seasoned expert, entrepreneur? All are encouraged to apply. We’re excited to hear how your education and work experiences were unique and how you excelled! What will make you successful in this role?

Ready to make your career?

Hansen & Company Woodworks offers challenging yet rewarding career opportunities at our continually evolving shop located in St. Joseph, MN. As we continue to grow and change, we’re always looking for those who are ready to grow and change right along with us!

At Hansen & Company Woodworks, we strongly believe products can truly transform a space into an immersive experience when they are created by the best people.

We manufacture large-volume build-to-order cabinets, solid surface and stone countertops, durable and beautiful mobile islands, and impactful architectural millworks for commercial spaces. We help our customers create luxury experiences in apartments, healthcare and education facilities, and commercial properties for tenants and visitors to enjoy.

We blend the advancements of technology with the expertise of design skills to bring the design-intent of architects and interior designers to life. Our team is growth-minded, gets sh*t done, humble, helpful, takes ownership, and removes stress.

Not only do we offer competitive wages but we also have some pretty sweet benefits & perks and the best team to work alongside! Enjoy longer weekends/shorter weeks with 4-Shift work weeks for production team members and half-day Fridays for office team members; PTO & holiday pay; employer contribution 401(k)/retirement plans; insurance to live, feel, and see your best; and so much more!

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