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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