Candle Maker Resume Samples

Candle Maker is a craftsperson who creates decorative, scented, and special occasion candles. They are responsible for the entire candle-making process, from measuring and melting wax to pouring, cooling, and packaging. Some of the areas of accountabilities are listed on the Candle Maker Resume as – designing and producing customized products, working with different fragrances and colors, creating beautiful and unique candles from wax and other materials; designing, forming, and decorating candles, and ensuring they are of high quality.

To be a successful Candle Maker, one must have excellent manual dexterity, be detail-oriented, and have a creative eye for design. A basic understanding of chemistry and a knowledge of safety and health regulations are also beneficial. Excellent hand-eye coordination and the ability to craft intricate designs are highly useful. A high school diploma is a minimum requirement for becoming a Candle Maker; however, some employers may prefer those with a degree in a related field such as art, design, or chemistry.

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Candle Maker Resume

Summary : Highly qualified Candle Maker with experience in the industry. Responsible for forming candles using a dipping frame or by operating a mechanical dipping rack.

Skills : Production, Dental Assistant, Retail, Packaging.

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  1. Cut or trimmed candles to specified sizes, used knife or hand die.
  2. Graded candles according to type, color, and size. Inserts wick through center of molds and attaches ends to racks.
  3. Poured molten wax mixture into molds, using container, or opens valves to admit wax into molds.
  4. Adjusted steam and coolant valves to maintain prescribed thermometer reading in mold.
  5. Turned hand crank of ejection mechanism to release candles from molds into rack after specified time.
  6. Scraped remaining wax from molds, using hand tools. Prepared ready-made and custom-made candles to the customers' satisfaction Reordered stock.
  7. Worked directly with creating and producing candles for bath and body works and also for Slaking & Co.
            Years of Experience
            Experience
            10+ Years
            Experience Level
            Level
            Senior
            Education
            Education
            Degree In Candle Making


            Candle Maker Resume

            Summary : As a Candle Maker, produced handmade candles, from taking recycled wine bottles through the process to a finished candle. Ensured the quality of every candle made. Performed duties in both a team and individual setting, assisting coworkers when needed. Carried out maintenance on machines, ensuring safety at all times.

            Skills : Customer Service, Communications, Detail Oriented, Microsoft Office.

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            1. Built productive relationships with everyone on the team and always respect each other.
            2. Worked on an assembly line to fill, clean, and package the product to excellent standards.
            3. Previously experienced in candle making or related field preferred on candle-making materials, equipment, and techniques.
            4. Read and followed instructions and production schedules.
            5. String candled wicks together using your hand or a dipping tool. 
            6. Poured molten wax into dipping moulds to give them the desired shape.
            7. Understood different types of candle waxes like paraffin wax and bees wax.
                      Years of Experience
                      Experience
                      7-10 Years
                      Experience Level
                      Level
                      Management
                      Education
                      Education
                      Degree In Candle Making


                      Candle Maker Resume

                      Headline : As a Candle Maker, exercised good judgment and respond positively to instructions and follow standard policies and procedures. Operated a pallet jack.

                      Skills : Operating, Creative, Cleanning.

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                      1. Assisted in processing and candle creatingour customers should always see us at our best.
                      2. Shared feedback, insights and ideas with the management team. Act in a manner that aligns with our values.
                      3. Measured and mixed candle ingredients. Operate machinery to pour candles into molds.
                      4. Monitored and adjusted temperature and cooling processes. Trimmed and finished candles to quality standards.
                      5. Packaged and labeled finished candles. Maintained a clean and safe work area.
                      6. Performed quality checks to ensure candles meet company standards. 
                      7. Kept production logs and maintain inventory of materials.
                      Years of Experience
                      Experience
                      5-7 Years
                      Experience Level
                      Level
                      Executive
                      Education
                      Education
                      Degree In Candle Making

                      Candle Maker Resume

                      Headline : As a Candle Maker, assisted the production of all candles and melts according to the production schedule and levels of demand as determined by the Senior Production Director and Executive Team. Worked in a fast, fun and friendly work setting while getting to make some of the best smelling candles around.

                      Skills : Cleaning, Creative Skills.

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                      1. Worked collaboratively with the entire production team to ensure the production schedule is completed every day with the high level of quality our candle friends know and love.
                      2. Poured candles via the OMP wand into mason jars and melts, with some support with hand pouring in the Antique work center when needed.
                      3. Cleaned and lid candles with aesthetic care, making sure jars are spotless, and lids are screwed on tightly.
                      4. Executed, adapted to, and stayed current on proper operational procedures to ensure efficiency and maximize output. 
                      5. Unloaded pallets of raw materials and finished goods as well as palletizes finished goods.
                      6. Championed the safety culture by always following safety guidelines and ensuring materials are organized.
                      Years of Experience
                      Experience
                      5-7 Years
                      Experience Level
                      Level
                      Executive
                      Education
                      Education
                      Degree In Candle Making

                      Candle Maker Resume

                      Summary : As a Candle Maker, performed a variety of tasks, including but not limited to assisting in the production of, packaging, and inspecting of quality products. Worked both independently and in a team environment with speed, while maintaining high quality products and standards.

                      Skills : Maintenance, Quality Asistant.

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                      1. Greeted customers and assist with any questions about products.
                      2. Made candles to fill customer orders and replenish stock.
                      3. Kept floors at work area free of debris and spills. Maintain cleanliness in the work station.
                      4. Took trash out to the dumpster. Comfortably operate the POS and cash handling.
                      5. Comfortably answered the phone and assisting customers.
                      6. Led groups in candle making classes.
                      Years of Experience
                      Experience
                      7-10 Years
                      Experience Level
                      Level
                      Management
                      Education
                      Education
                      Degree In Arts

                      Candle Maker Resume

                      Objective : As a Candle Maker, operated candle dipping machines and hand-forming candles using manual dipping methods. Used their artistic and design skills to create custom candle designs and worked to ensure all products conform to manufacturing standards.

                      Skills : Manufacturing, Dipping.

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                      1. Stringed candle wicks through a dipping frame according to standard specifications.
                      2. Selected and prepared wax for dipping containers. Pouring molten wax into dipping molds.
                      3. Dipped wicks by hand or with the aid of a dipping mechanism.
                      4. Trimmed and dyed candles to desired specifications. Graded candles according to design, size, and color.
                      5. Created new candle shapes and color designs. Recorded production data.
                      6. Experienced with hand-dipping techniques and machine dipping mechanisms.
                      7. Worked with molten wax and large machinery, Knowledge dyeing techniques.
                      Years of Experience
                      Experience
                      2-5 Years
                      Experience Level
                      Level
                      Executive
                      Education
                      Education
                      Degree In Arts

                      Candle Maker Resume

                      Headline : As a Candle Maker, functioned well in a team environment that is high-paced and at times (lets be honest, were talking Q3 and Q4) stressful. Exhibited the small business mindset, even as the business grows.

                      Skills : Creative Skills, Demonstrating.

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                      1. Created candles using diverse materials like bamboo, wood, and soy wax. Performed candle burning and candle making.
                      2. Created soy candles and air fresheners. Organized, stacked, and stocked products.
                      3. Operated the wicking and glue machines to wick candles with extreme precision in preparation for the pouring process. 
                      4. Led groups in candle making classes. 
                      5. Taught guests about the craft of making candles.
                      6. Created Crystal Candles and wellbeing products.  Demonstrated advanced clientele skills. 
                      7. Assisted in lifting, carrying and moving heavy loads as required.
                      Years of Experience
                      Experience
                      5-7 Years
                      Experience Level
                      Level
                      Management
                      Education
                      Education
                      Degree In Arts

                      Candle Maker Resume

                      Objective : As a Candle Maker, assisted in the loading of raw materials to the production lines. Transported raw materials from one place to another. Communicated effectively with coworkers to ensure efficient production and deadlines are met. Conducted inspections and quality control of products.

                      Skills : Budgeting, marketing, and sales.

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                      1. Created and sold candles through wholesale accounts, retail stores, and online, using techniques including: molding, dipping, pouring, dipping, and candle making.
                      2. Handled customer complaints and process returns or exchanges.
                      3. Developed and tested new candle recipes and limited edition candle lines, and collaborate with product development team to develop new product lines.
                      4. Procured raw materials and consumables. Work with accounting team on invoicing and payments.
                      5. Recorded and processed sales data, and compiled sales reports. Met sales objectives.
                      6. Created many different types of candle, including pillar candles, votive candles, tea light candles, and containers candles.
                      7. Inspected finished products for defects to ensure quality standards are met.
                      Years of Experience
                      Experience
                      2-5 Years
                      Experience Level
                      Level
                      Executive
                      Education
                      Education
                      Degree In Arts

                      Candle Maker Resume

                      Headline : As a Candle Maker, created candles using a variety of materials and methods. Chosed the right type of wax for the desired effect and have an eye for detail to create beautiful products. Worked with a variety of scents and colors to produce candles that are pleasing to the senses.

                      Skills : Safety awareness, Business.

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                      Description :

                      1. Stringed together candle wicks with hand or dipping machinery.
                      2. Prepared and poured molten wax in the correct container size.
                      3. Gave different shapes to the molten wax using varied dipping molds.
                      4. Trimmed, cut, and dyed candles as per the specifications.
                      5. Prepared large quantities of candles on a regular basis.
                      6. Used hand tools like knife and scraper to cut and trim candles.
                      7. Added different types of scent to molten wax. Performed customer service.
                      Years of Experience
                      Experience
                      5-7 Years
                      Experience Level
                      Level
                      Management
                      Education
                      Education
                      Degree In Entrepreneurship

                      Candle Maker Resume

                      Headline : As a Candle Maker, used their artistic and design skills to create custom candle designs and work to ensure all products conform to manufacturing standards.

                      Skills : Creativity, Technical Skills.

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                      1. Met wax and pour it into molds to create candles. Decorate candles with paint, glitter, or other materials.
                      2. Choosen the type of wax, wick, and fragrance for each candle.
                      3. Packed candles into boxes for shipping. Keep records of inventory and sales.
                      4. Produced quality candles that meet customer expectations.
                      5. Maintained a clean and organized work area. Follow safety guidelines when handling hot wax and other materials.
                      6. Kept up with production quotas in a timely manner. Designed new candle styles and scents.
                      7. Operated machinery to assist in the production process. Assembled materials and equipment as required.
                      Years of Experience
                      Experience
                      5-7 Years
                      Experience Level
                      Level
                      Executive
                      Education
                      Education
                      Degree In Entrepreneurship