Love people, cooking, and making a difference? Come be a part of creating a more equitable world. Cooks care. Come help us grow the kindness and compassion of Cooks into an ongoing movement for positive change. Come work at Penzeys. You are needed here.

We are hiring for a Carpenter in our Woodshop.  Our woodshop department handcrafts all the items displayed in our 50 stores around the country. That includes: wood crates, display racks, price boards, tables, counters, etc.

The job involves working independently as well as working with others within the department.  A willingness to learn, help out where needed and accept new tasks are key. We are looking for someone who  is safety conscious, has good attention to detail, an understanding of basic math, knows how to use a tape measure, and is comfortable working on repetitive tasks. 


Day to day tasks include:

- Promoting  a culture of safety.

-Operating Woodworking Machinery such as Table saws, planers, joiners, sanders, drill press, and hand-held drills, nail guns

-Projects may include building Store Displays, Assisting development of new ideas, and mass producing wood crates and gift boxes.

-Ability to work accurately ,safely, and independently with limited verbal instructions from the shop supervisor.

-Verifying quality of product.

-Loading and unloading trucks.

-Other duties/projects as needed.



-3 + years past woodworking experience related to general woodworking, cabinet shop, or other wood fabrication environment.

- Knowledge of woodworking machinery such as table saws, drill presses, industrial disc sanders, planers, jointers, etc.

-Knowledge in mold making, building with plastics and/or metal working a plus! All tools will be provided by Penzeys.

-Experience with foam carving and shaping, design, and finish carpentry including trim work, milling and shaping.


If you . . .

appreciate how cooking brings people together,

enjoy an inclusive and caring work environment,

are self motivated and able to work independently,

love building relationships, with people like you, but also completely different than you

can be flexible and patient in a fast paced, hard-working environment,


. . . we would love for you to fill out an application. Hours of operation are: Monday - Friday  7:30am - 3:30pm. Starting Rate from $25 an hour based on experience.  A valid driver's license is required. This position will be based out of our Brookfield location -- 19300 W. Janacek Court, Brookfield, WI 53045.

Interested? Please complete an online application or contact Lexi with questions at 262-785-7697.

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