Careers

Journeyman Cabinet Maker

Closing Date: Jun 30, 2022

Reporting to: Shop Foreman
Department: Shop

Since 1977 Gem Cabinets has been meeting the cabinetry needs of homeowners in Edmonton and surrounding areas, and now Gem is growing again!  As a locally owned and operated family business Gem prides itself on its culture of taking care of its people.  Whether that is our customers that we work hard for every day, or our employees that make what we do possible, people are at the centre of everything we do.  As part of our recent growth, we are looking to expand our dynamic team, and we are looking for someone with a particular set of skills.

The Journeyman Cabinet Maker is attentive and agile to oversee the creation of cabinetry from start to finish.  The Cabinet Maker will be responsible for selecting the materials, constructing the cabinets, and then applying appropriate finishes.  Responsible for fabricating, modifying, and repairing items needed for the completion of projects as well as setting up and maintaining various tools while adhering to strict quality and safety standards.

The Journeyman Cabinet Maker will work in a fast-paced but casual environment and play a supporting role in ensuring customer satisfaction by producing quality work in an efficient manner.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Operating woodworking machines and using hand tools to cut, shape and form wood
  • Selecting the appropriate materials, fittings, and tools for each task
  • Must plan the most effective approach to ensure that each project completed is on time
  • Creating standard and custom components of cabinets
  • Responsible for inspecting each piece to ensure completion is accurate, necessary finishes are applied and meets quality standards
  • Preparing and interpreting drawings
  • Shop is clean, organized and safe

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent
  • Completion of a training program or apprenticeship
  • Min 3 years’ experience as a Cabinet Maker
  • Ability to perform math; read technical information, analyze situations to define issues and draw conclusions
  • Thorough knowledge of the standard methods, equipment, materials, tools, and practices of the cabinet making trade
  • Proficient in planning and managing projects
  • Flexibility is required to work with others and operate equipment using a variety of processes
  • Ability to work with a wide range of individuals
  • Performs consistently under pressure
  • Must be focused and attentive to details
  • Must be able to function with interruptions and deadlines
  • Ability to prepare and maintain accurate records
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Can read, interpret, and compose work orders
  • Physical fitness and the ability to lift 80 lbs
To apply for this position, please send your cover letter and resume to:
Antonio Aguinot, antonioaguinot@gemcabinets.com

Junior Business Analyst

Closing Date: Aug 2, 2022

Reporting to: Process Manager
Department: Administration

Since 1977 Gem Cabinets has been meeting the cabinetry needs of homeowners in Edmonton and surrounding areas, and now Gem is growing again! As a locally owned and operated family business Gem prides itself on its culture of taking care of its people. Whether that is our customers that we work hard for every day, or our employees that make what we do possible, people are at the centre of everything we do. As part of our recent growth, we are looking to expand our dynamic team, and we are looking for someone with a particular set of skills.

The Junior Business Analyst will play a supporting role in reviewing and improving the efficiency, performance, and development of processes through software configuration, coordination, and implementation. Responsibilities include configuring Process Director, developing process documents, and ongoing training in Process Director.

The Junior Business Analyst will work in a fast paced but casual environment and play a supporting role in ensuring customer satisfaction through the organization of necessary information for staff at all levels, training for various tasks and providing support at all levels. The Implementor will begin rebuilding our workflow process using our current Business Enterprise System.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Configure Process Director and provide necessary training

    • Assessing and understanding business processes and impacts of change to end users
    • Identify and resolve configuration issues
    • Maintain knowledge of Process Director tool through regular training webinars

Developing process documents

    • Reviewing and documenting key functions throughout the organization
    • Aid in developing and implementing new processes
    • Identify and suggest solutions for recurring problems
    • Establish process standards and best practices
    • Creating workflows
    • Explain and aid in training of new an updated workflow process
    • Help staff with their general technology questions
    • Coordinate service for all technology issues with IT Supplier

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED

  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent
  • Excellent project management, problem solving, and organizational skills
  • Good written and verbal communications skills
  • Excellent analytical and reporting skills
  • Experienced with Microsoft based applications
  • Excellent reporting skills in excel

 

To apply for this position, please send your cover letter and resume to:
Eric Moon, ericmoon@gemcabinets.com

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