Leading Hand – Cabinetmaking

November 26, 2021

Job Location: Melbourne Bayside & South Eastern Suburbs
Employer: Private Advertiser
$40 – $49.99 per hour negotiated on experience

In the last fifteen years, we’ve become the largest specialist wholesale manufacturer of custom-built cabinetry in Victoria. Working together with some of Melbourne best-known and most-respected Kitchen Retailers, we’ve helped them to win dozens of awards. We truly are passionate about putting client satisfaction at the heart of everything we do, and we continue to lead the way with our quality product and our second-to-none after-sales service. 

The Role:

The Leading Hand reports directly to the General Manager and is responsible for the quality and delivery of all jobs by ensuring labour, equipment, and material are efficiently managed.

With a mindset that says “near enough is never good enough” you will have the ability to be completely flexible with tasks and understand that regular overtime will be a requirement of your role.

Immediate start available (which would enable a handover), otherwise early to mid-January 2022

Main duties include but are not limited to:

  • Lead, motivate and mentor the team of ~10 cabinetmakers
  • Ensure all factory job scheduling is kept accurate and completely up to date
  • Monitor quality and problem solve issues promptly to minimise the impact on deliverables
  • Facilitate regular toolbox meetings and ensure compliance with OH&S legislation procedures

About You

You MUST be a qualified cabinetmaker with a minimum of five years’ experience. 

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Proven ability to lead a small team effectively
  • Experience with curved cabinetry and intricate cabinetry would be highly regarded
  • Must have good knowledge of all hardware: Blum, Hafele etc
  • Great team player – listens to people and makes it happen
  • Displays an enthusiastic personality, operates with integrity and respect
  • Reliable, punctual, and energetic!


  • Pay that reflects your experience and capabilities
  • Plenty of (paid!) overtime opportunities
  • Long-term, secure, full-time employment
  • Fantastic team environment
  • Career development and growth opportunities

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