Job Title:

Lead Hand Woodworking Machine Operator


Forte Fixtures & Millwork


Vaughan, ON

Forte is a manufacturer of custom store fixtures for the retail industry. We are a one stop shop offering the ability to provide wood, metal and acrylic fixtures from one umbrella organization.

We have been recognized as a premier supplier to the retail industry, winning many awards for our quality and creativity.

We are a customer focused, quality driven, environmentally responsible company, who prides itself on delivering high quality fixtures through a dedicated team of experienced staff and customized solutions to get the job done right.

We are currently seeking a team orientated candidate to join our team.

Salary: Based on experience

Skills Required:

  • Sets up, operates and maintains various types of machines found in a woodworking shop including, panel saw, CNC and edge band equipment. Experience with the Homag edge banding equipment an asset
  • Comfortable operating table saws, sanding machines, shapers and other machine tools
  • Knowledgeable of various types of veneers, wood solids, species, laminates, particle boards, and MDFs 
  • Ability to read and follow written specifications, production drawings and verbal instructions
  • Reads drawings and patterns to determine equipment set up
  • Ability to select and adjusts saw blades
  • Select grades of stock and cutting procedures to be used in accordance with work orders
  • Ability to make changes due to changes in cutting pattern
  • Ability to lead a task from start to finish and direct other employees when required
  • Adheres to quality assurance procedures and processes
  • Maintains equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs
  • Demonstrate extreme accuracy and attention to detail
  • Perform duties in an organized and productive manner in a fast paced environment

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years experience
  • Must have reliable transportation


Please submit resumes to: or via fax at 905-738-0807

Please include the position title on all correspondence and on the subject line of all emails.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Posted 2017-07-07

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