Wood Machinist
Rowville, VIC

William Russell Doors is the specialist door division of JELD-WEN Australia, a global leader in doors and windows. Its driven by innovation, timeliness and outstanding customer service. Our origins go back to 1952 and during the past 70 years we have become known for our high quality joinery craftsmanship.


Our continued growth sees a new opportunity for a full time position of an experienced wood machinist to join our team. William Russell Doors prides itself in producing high quality customised doors to meet the expectations of our customers.  The successful person will be someone who has the right experience and keen to join a successful business and help us to continue to grow.


In order to be successful in this role you will have:

  • Strong Attention to detail ability to prioritise workload to meet deadlines.
  • Self-motivated and results driven with a desired to get the job done.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Great attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Good communicator and willing share new ideas.
  • Flexible and keen to learn new skills.
  • A strong work ethic and is reliable and punctual.

We are looking for a team member with the following skills;

  • Focus on safety above all else in their work, with a strong record on safety.
  • Competent at following cutting lists and design specification drawings.
  • Experience in grading rough sawn timber in a variety of species
  • Experience in profiling and rebating of timber.
  • Have experience in working with timber machines;
    • Rip saw,
    • Planner,
    • Thicknesser,
    • Spindle moulders,
    • 6 head spindle moulder
    • Hand tools and power tools.
  • Confident with making tooling changes and setting up machines for safe operation.
  • Quality control of own work to ensure quality assembly of finished products.


  • 5+ Years working timber processing as a wood machinist
  • Certificate III in Woodmachining is ideal

What we offer:

  • A career in a sustainable industry
  • Diverse and inclusive workplace
  • Continual development and training opportunities

A challenging role where you will be joining a freindly and supportive team that is part of a global business with strong values that support our team members to be highly successful in their roles.  

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