Hiring: Finish Technician

Cordoba Music Group is a leading manufacturer and distributor of acoustic and electric guitars, ukuleles, basses and musical instrument accessories. Some of CMG’s brands include Cordoba Guitars®, Guild Guitars®, DeArmond® and HumiCase®, which are internationally distributed and played by a wide range of musicians. Cordoba is the largest supplier of nylon string guitars and ukuleles in U.S. retail chains, online retailers, and independent dealers across the USA. Guild is an iconic brand of acoustic and electric instruments with roots going back to the early 50’s. Other CMG brands include Savarez®, and Aquila®, of which CMG is the largest importer and U.S. distributor. The company’s corporate headquarters are located in Santa Monica, CA, and distribution and manufacturing facility is in Oxnard, CA.

Our Oxnard factory is seeking a key individual to assist in our finishing/paint area. This position will assist with sanding, grain filling, inspecting and painting guitar finishes. This position requires precise attention to detail and proficient hand-to-eye coordination & dexterity. Knowledge in the finishing process of clear coat materials is in preferred. Experience in color matching and repairs of defects in color/woods would be very helpful.

Contextof Position:
Sprays guitar bodies & necks in the paint department in a manner that allows for the highest first time pass through the buffing and polishing process. This includes the grain-fill process, level sanding and color touch up and repairs. This is performed through careful follow-through, technique, application, precise hand/eye coordination and inspection of the product.

Skills Needed:

  • Ability to detect defects & flaws in unfinished wood
  • Must be detail-oriented and focused
  • Have knowledge in the proper use of hand tools
  • Ability to use hand/power tools in a safe manner in which they were intended
  • Timeliness and ready to work at prescribed times & intervals
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Ability to perform basic mathematics (high school level or equivalent)

Please send resume to hiring@cordobamusicgroup.com with “Finish Technician” followed by your name as the subject. No phone calls please.

Please note that this job specification is not intended to be a complete list of duties, and additional responsibilities may be assigned as needed.


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