Position: Production Assistant

Term: Full Time Permanent (37.5 hours weekly)

Location: Winnipeg, MB

Pay: $12.50/hour

Start Date: ASAP


Coal and Canary is looking for a Production Assistant who lives the Coal and Canary lifestyle to assist in candle production and order fulfillment! Your role as Production Assistant will be to assist the production manager in all stages of candle production including pouring, packaging and order fulfillment.




  • Candle Production

  • Responsible for all stages of candle production including pouring, packaging, and retail/wholesale order fulfillment.

  • Assist in maintaining inventory and communicating inventory levels to Office Manager.

  • Work alongside production manager to meet production goals and inventory targets.

  • Light housekeeping duties (candle production is a messy business!)

  • Receive and unpack inventory from suppliers.





  • High level of energy and optimism

  • Open, honest and active communication tendencies

  • Strong willingness to learn

  • Strong attention to detail and exceptional organizational skills

  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently while maintaining the highest quality standards

  • Comfortable working in an unstructured environment.

  • Willingness to work as part of a collaborative team.

  • Strong appreciation and understanding of the Coal and Canary brand.

  • Self-motivated and able to work independently with minimal direction at times.

  • Willingness to work off-hours (during peak seasons)

  • Must be able to lift 50lbs (wax is heavy!)

  • Physical stamina and ability to stand for extended periods of time.




  • Full benefits program

  • Opportunity to be part of one of the fastest growing creative start-ups in Canada.

  • Unlimited growth, seriously!

  • You get to smell candles, and smell like candles every day!


Want to apply?


Please email with the following information and content:


  • Your Resume and cover letter detailing why you want to work for Coal and Canary and why you would be a good fit!


Posting closes on Sunday, September 1/2019 at midnight!


Coal and Canary thanks all who apply; only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.




Coal and Canary Candle Company is a Winnipeg-based, independently owned candle producer and lifestyle brand. Since inception in the fall of 2014 we have run on sass, dreams and bubbly, more than quadrupling our growth. Our candles are small-batch, hand-poured, and made only of the good stuff, clean burning for approximately 50 hours each. More at


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Hand-poured in Winnipeg, Canada.

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