Wood Finisher

Advance Corporation - Cottage Grove, MN2.6

Part-time$15 - $17 an hour

Job Title: Wood Finisher

Job Type: FT

Shifts: 2nd Shift: 3:00 PM – 8:30 PM, M-F

Number of Positions: One

Pay Scale: $15 - $17.00/hour

Start Date: Immediately

Industry: Manufacturing

Location: 8200 97th Street South, Cottage Grove, MN 55016

Required Education: High school degree

Experience Preferred: 1 year of experience in manufacturing setting required.

Nearest bus stop: 361 & 365 Express

Cottage Grove Park and Ride

7500 W. Point Douglas Rd. S.

Cottage Grove, MN 55016

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Daily Duties of the Wood Finisher:

-Review mfg. orders and specs to determine finishing requirements

-Set up and operate spray stations

-Finish wood parts to customer’s specifications

-Coordinate with other departments on daily scheduling

-Attention to detail, meet quality and production standards

-Maintain clean work environment

-Ensure that equipment is in good working order, change filters and clean guns

Required skills and abilities of the Wood Finisher:

-Read/write/comprehend English

-Ability to mix finishes based on quality control procedures

-Basic knowledge of measuring and calculating dimensions of a project using a tape measure and calculator

-Ability to read and understand construction and assembly drawings

-Detail oriented

-Read/interpret CAD drawings

-On feet for long periods of time

-Able to lift up to 60 pounds

-Work independently

-Meet tight deadlines

-Mechanically capable with good hand/eye coordination

Discover Advance Corporation

Since 1941, Advance Corporation has maintained its roots as a family-owned manufacturer of inspiring awards, recognition products, architectural signage and printing dies. With more than 77 years of USA manufacturing experience in Minnesota, our dedicated team of skilled artisans know the value of delivering high quality products on time and within budget. Our commitment to innovation, quality materials and state of the art equipment reflects our desire to be the supplier of choice.

Innovation—Originality in our designs translates into unique awards that are distinct. We ensure that our customer receives awards that are exclusively designed and truly one-of-a-kind. We are also a leader in the ADA signage industry. We produce architect and designer specified way-finding signage, with an emphasis on ADA compliance. Modern design and production capabilities enable us to manufacture to specifications.

Experience—We have the experience that our customers require of a manufacturer. Our knowledge translates to top quality products and services that exceed customer expectations.

Success—The combination of innovation, experience and a partnership with our customer creates success. Our goal is simple, to build trust one order at a time and to be the supplier of choice. Our products are manufactured with pride in Minnesota, USA.

Involvement with industry associations:

  • Manufacturers Alliance
  • Promotional Products Association International (PPAI)
  • Advertising Specialty Institute (ASI)
  • Society of Environmental Graphic Designers (SEGD)
  • International Sign Association(ISA)


Job Types: Part-time, Temporary


  • Wood Finishing: 3 years (Preferred)


  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

Overtime often available:

  • No