Tile Artisan

Wadena, MN

(full-time, 8:30am-5:30pm, M-TH, 8:30am-2:30pm F)

Starting pay: $14.50/hour

Primary duties will include some or all the below production functions necessary to turn clay into artistic handmade ceramics in a high-output production job: 

Tilemaking: Forming raw clay and hand cutting tiles

Glazing: Using brushes to hand glaze each tile

Kilns: loading and unloading kilns, inspecting tile for quality, and counting tiles

Layout: mesh mounting individual tiles

Shipping: packaging and labeling tile orders to prepare them for shipping 


Tile Artisans are routinely required to lift up to 50 pounds of clay/kiln shelves. The job involves standing on your feet all day, bending, and actively preforming repetitive actions in various phases of the operation.  It is common for Tile Artisans to be placed in a specific phase of production where they excel but will be trained to complete functions of all areas, if needed. No experience is required in any of the above processes, we train all employees in our methods.

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