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DIRECT HIRE 1st Shift Solid Surface Polisher/ Finisher-Milwaukee, WI

Post Date: 03/04/2020

Req. Number: 80976

City: Milwaukee

State: Wisconsin

Zip Code: 53225


Goodwill TalentBridge, a full service staffing and recruitment firm, is part of Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin and Metropolitan Chicago, the largest of the 165 Goodwill territories in North America. With more than 90 years of experience in Workforce Development and job training, Goodwill is helping thousands of people find work in the communities we serve, including 13 counties in Wisconsin and 10 counties in Illinois.

Goodwill TalentBridge, along with our client, is currently recruiting for a DIRECT HIRE 1st Shift Solid Surface Polisher/ Finisher.

Our client is a large solid surface and granite/ quartz fabricator in the area.

Daily Responsibilities:

  • Use orbital sanders and routers to sand and shape solid surface counter top materials
  • Attach and install under-mount and integrated sinks into counter tops and drill holes as needed
  • Accurately read and understand shop drawings and job specific paperwork
  • Verify quality of finished counter tops by inspecting, measuring and comparing them to templates and/or shop drawings
  • Use tape measure to accurately measure and mark work
  • Review and confirm the proper edge profile as identified for each component
  • Advise the Shop Foreman of any missing and/or defective items
  • Communicate job progress when transitioning between shifts
  •  At the end of the day and at various times throughout the day, clean work areas to ensure cleanliness and safe working conditions are maintained
  •  Perform minor maintenance on tools and equipment to ensure safe and effective operation
  • Follow all Company Policies & Procedures and adhere to all OSHA protocols
  • Assist with various other duties as needed The Ideal Candidate Would Have the Following Experience:
  • Carpentry, cabinet making and/or woodworking experience
  • Ability to use clamps, sanders, glue guns, routers, table saw, radial arm saw, hand tools, etc.
  • Knowledge of various fastener types, adhesives, and sanding techniques
  • Experience working with hand tools and possess manual dexterity
  • 6 months to 1 year of experience in counter top industry OR possess a strong desire to learn



  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Possess a great attention to detail
  • Ability to read, understand and follow shop drawings in English
  • Time management and ability to multi-task
  • Ability to follow instructions, read paperwork and communicate with others to complete tasks
  • Aptitude for problem solving while working in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to take measurements and make cuts within 1/32” tolerance
  • Perform basic calculations
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Be safety conscious and have an ability to safely work around heavy materials and machinery
  • Commit to arriving to work on time each day and retain communication with the Shop Foreman
  •  Have a positive attitude, possess a strong work ethic and have a desire to work with and help others achieve our production goals

Working Conditions

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally be exposed to airborne particles and moderate to high noise levels while in the shop. Safety equipment is provided for employees that will be in these areas. In addition, the employee will be standing for long periods of time and must be able to handle hot and cold temperature changes.

 Physical Requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the employee will occasionally need to lift or move objects over 50+ pounds. Must be able to properly grasp, feel, bend, reach and lift without reasonable accommodations.

Hours for the position would be 7am to 3:30pm with an hourly pay rate of $12.00, with a comprehensive benefit package. 

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