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Finishing Manager

 

Job Tittle: Finishing Manager

Department: Finishing

Full Time: Non-exempt

 

Job Description Summary:

The Finishing Manager will be managing the production in all phases of finishing products which include appropriate finish, mixing custom colors, sanding, and staining ensuring components are completed in a timely manner, with specific attention to quality, productivity requirements, and safety.
 

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage production, a team of 20 people and work schedules.
  • Hiring, training, managing, and disciplining all production personnel.
  • Monitor work flow to ensure all jobs progress through finishing (sanding, spraying, QC, closing orders) are completed in a timely manner.
  • Oversee finishing operation, maintaining consistent appearance from batch to batch.
  • Manage inventory needed to meet production schedules.
  • Perform quality assurance inspections and safety audits.
  • Promote a “team building” approach and be an integral part of the team.
  • Develop stain and finishing techniques to match colors and appearance of flooring samples.
  • Receive custom orders from production manager and follow directions to produce specific finishes.
  • Recognize wood species characteristics to select appropriate stain, sealer, top coat, etc.
  • Create formulas for custom paints, stains and finishes for projects that require eye matched finishes; document formulas according to company specifications.
  • Oversee maintenance of finish equipment for application including but not limited to pneumatic spray guns, and airless pumps.
  • Assure properly dispose of waste material after completing work assignments according to company policy and safety standards.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment.
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    Qualifications:

  • Applicant must have at least 5 years’ experience as finisher (stains, sealants, paints) with the proven ability to interpret material specifications and design/engineering concepts to ensure finished product meets the project requirements.
  • Problem solving skills and high attention to detail are required.
  • Prior management experience
  • Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish)
  • Detail oriented, highly organized, and committed to superior quality
  • Proactive individual that takes responsibility for their areas of responsibility and the continuous improvement of the operation.
  • Able to work in a team environment where honest communication, a positive attitude, engagement, and improvement of the operation.
  • Understands, implements, and interprets KPI’s to measure success
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    Benefits:

  • Full time position
  • Health Benefits
  • 401K
  • Paid holidays begin after 30 days
  • Vacation accrual begins after 30 days
  • Excellent compensation package for the qualified candidate
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    Email previous experiences and kind of tools and machinery used and contact number and best time to call. hr@palecek.com or fax resume to (510) 233-0029 or you may mail your resume to
     

    Palecek
    Attn: Human Resources
    601 Parr Boulevard
    Richmond, CA 94801