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Position: Wax Wizard (aka: Production Team Member)

Term: Full Time Permanent (35 hours weekly) +

Part Time Permanent (20-25 hours weekly)

Location: Coal and Canary Head Office, Winnipeg, MB

Pay: $16.50 per hour + benefits (after 3 months)

Start Date: ASAP


Coal and Canary is looking for a permanent Wax Wizard (aka: Production Team Member) who lives the Coal and Canary lifestyle to assist in candle production and order fulfillment! Your role as Wax Wizard will be to assist the production team in all stages of candle production including pouring, packaging, inventory and order fulfillment.

Key Result Areas Time Utilization

1. Candle Production 85%

2. Quality Control 10%

3. Miscellaneous 5%

Total 100%



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

  • Pack and process shipments.

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

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

  • Receive and unpack inventory from suppliers.

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

  • Assistance with other office duties as required.


   • 2+ years’ experience in Warehouse Production or similar role preferred



  • Ability to input, retrieve and analyze data

  • Excellent multitasking skills

  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent time management skills

  • High level of energy and optimism

  • Strong willingness to learn

  • Strong attention to detail and exceptional organizational skills

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

  • Willingness to work as part of a collaborative team

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

  • Hands-on commitment to getting the job done

  • Strong appreciation and understanding of the Coal and Canary brand

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

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

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


• Reports directly to the Production Lead


  • Full benefits program after probation period of 3 months

  • Opportunity to be a part of one of the fastest growing and fun start-ups in Canada

  • Unlimited growth opportunities


Want to apply?


Please email with the following information and content:


• Subject line: Wax Wizard Position

• 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, February 4th at midnight CST!


Coal and Canary thanks all who apply; only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We encourage applicants of all ages, races and gender to apply.




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. More at

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