Finishing Manager Job Description

Finishing Manager Job Description

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Finishing manager provides leadership for continuous improvement activities, including Enterprise Lean Sigma (ELS) and Six Sigma, resulting in continuous progress against the Avery Dennison ELS Global Standards.

Finishing Manager Duties & Responsibilities

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Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, OS X, Adobe Premiere Pro Creative cloud 2015, Avid, Final Cut 7, Aspera, Wiredrive, PIX, Filemaker
Must be experienced in the digital workflow including codecs, image types, resolutions, frame rates, and staying ahead of changing technology
QC online picture, mix, slate info before mastering
Managing supervisors, leaders, operators and crew members in various gluing and windowing processes, establishing and maintaining employee and crew schedules including temporary staffing, scheduling vacations, and authorizing required overtime to meet established deadlines
Ensure jobs are produced in accordance with production schedules and customer requirements
Maintain and re-prioritize production schedule based on changes in customer, job requirements, inputs or constraints
Manage production output with emphasis on production speed and efficiencies, quality standards and due dates
Maintain accurate and timely production records
Troubleshoot equipment, identify maintenance needs, coordinate repairs, and sustain preventative/planned maintenance program
Model and enforce the safe operation of all equipment and ensure a safe and clean working environment

Finishing Manager Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Finishing Manager

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Education for Finishing Manager

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the finishing manager job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Collage Degree in Engineering, Manufacturing, Technical, Business/Management, Education, Business, Supervision, Industrial, Leadership, Technology

Skills for Finishing Manager

Desired skills for finishing manager include:

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Die making and cutting operations
Keeping up with current developments and trends in areas of expertise
Position-related areas
Qualpro
Six Sigma
Adobe Premiere Pro Creative cloud 2015
Aspera
Asta Teamplan
Avid

Desired experience for finishing manager includes:

Possess excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to work and interact at all levels of an organization
Must be available to support a 24/7 operational facility
Demonstrated experience in managing two or more functional areas of a manufacturing facility
Possess experience in oversight of manufacturing, quality, scheduling and overall performance
PC/Mac proficient (MS-Word, Excel), cell phone proficient (text, email)
High integrity, solid character, and accountability

Finishing Manager Examples

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Finishing Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of finishing manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for finishing manager
  • Provide positive motivation and direct/lead the efforts of the shift to meet or exceed production goals
  • Promote teamwork and cooperation among the crew, between departments, and across shifts
  • Responsible for training and ongoing development of supervisors, leaders, operators and crew members
  • Manage the activities of a Production department, consisting of more than one sub-team, with consideration for the goals and objectives of the organization
  • Develops goals and objectives for the department that are aligned with those of the larger manufacturing organization
  • Develop, define, and lead the implementation of plans, actions, and measurements to meet department goals
  • Measure and evaluate execution of the plans and make appropriate adjustments to meet the aligned goals and objectives
  • Maintain knowledge of the existing manufacturing systems including the computer systems, steel making processes, material flow and handling schemes, quality systems, and process control techniques
  • Evaluate and recommend new equipment, and process and maintenance technologies
  • Define and communicate performance expectations for staff and coach and counsel them in the performance of job responsibilities
Qualifications for finishing manager
  • Four year college degree or demonstrated equivalent experience as determined by department management
  • Two or more years' experience at a lower level manager position or Manufacturing Engineer position
  • Ability to apply business and management expertise to achieve financial and operational objectives within or across departments
  • Ability to develop departmental plans including business, production and/or organizational priorities
  • Knowledge of the existing manufacturing systems including the computer systems, steel making processes, material flow and handling schemes, quality systems, and process control techniques
  • Ability to direct and supervise others, objectively evaluate performance, and train and develop others
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Finishing Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of finishing manager. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for finishing manager
  • In post-sale support – S&D APPLICATION, your responsibilities include the installation & configuration of our application software & hardware, helping customers to resolve application issues
  • Provide demonstrations for the Esko’s CAD-CAM products, combining in-depth product know how with compelling sales arguments and user benefits
  • Assist with demonstration tools for Sales Managers and other demonstrators like scripts, sample files, .
  • Basic Onsite/class room training sessions for customers in south Asia region (India, Nepal, Bangladesh & Sri Lanka) related to sign & display and special applications
  • Assist in training for demonstrators and Sales Managers
  • Perform benchmarks
  • Making sample kits for sales team and customers
  • Oversee fiscal and operational responsibility for the daily operations of the assigned departments
  • Works with team to meet customer deadlines and enhance efficiency
  • Develop and maintain processes to establish standards relating to activities and products
Qualifications for finishing manager
  • 7-10 years leadership experience in a manufacturing environment, aerospace preferred
  • Working computer skills in Project Management, Excel and Word, PowerPoint, and related computer skills
  • All applicants must submit a resume to be considered
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher from and accredited university
  • Minimum of ten (10) combined years of experience of sales, marketing, and/or business operations
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience as a direct supervisor
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Finishing Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of finishing manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for finishing manager
  • Establish and implement necessary communication strategy and corrective action for the improvement and awareness throughout all branches
  • Assist in establishing and maintaining appropriate inventory controls
  • Perform as liaison for ARC with customers and suppliers where necessary
  • Contribute to executive policy and strategy
  • Maintains a high level of branch organization at all times
  • Develops, implements and maintains tools to accurately track errors and deadline compliance
  • Consistently evaluates equipment performance to ensure maximum cost efficiency and product quality
  • Ensures that there is QC process in place to monitor pre-flight, production, delivery and invoicing
  • Submits all reporting as directed
  • Maintains a professional, safe and productive work environment at all times
Qualifications for finishing manager
  • Experience in B to B businesses
  • Experience in a direct sale to end user business
  • Ability to influence within a matrix organization structure
  • Strong organizational skills that lead to management support for programs
  • Well organized self-starter who can effectively work in a fast paced environment
  • Minimum 5 years’ wood furniture finishing experience
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Finishing Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a finishing manager. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for finishing manager
  • Manage and lead staff according to company standards (appraisals, discipline, training, development, etc)
  • Bachelor degree required with 7+ years Operations/Manufacturing experience with 4+ manufacturing leadership experience
  • Leadership experience and having the ability to motivate, coach, influence and build relationships in a team-based environment
  • Results driven with a focus on continuous improvement with working knowledge of modern manufacturing, material flow and improvement strategies
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with demonstrated ability to develop and grow individuals
  • Provide appropriate feedback to facilitate the professional and personal development of all direct reports
  • Conduct performance reviews with employees and set development and training plans
  • Create a safe working environment by developing a safety culture amongst the team where everyone places the highest priority on safety and is actively watching out for their fellow employees
  • Ensure product quality by developing consistent processes & work instructions, training employees, and auditing to verify compliance
  • Playing a full and active part in the Operations leadership team, helping to implement the operations strategy that will meet the requirements of stakeholders and drive the operation forward
Qualifications for finishing manager
  • 8-10 years pulp or paper production, 5-7 years in a leadership role
  • Extensive knowledge of finishing equipment and processes, warehousing systems, industrial distribution methods, and financial analysis
  • Knowledge and experience with Lean management principles and practices preferred
  • Ability to develop people
  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Metallurgical or Materials Engineering
  • Strong interpersonal and written/oral communication skills (bilingual Spanish preferred)
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Finishing Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of finishing manager. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for finishing manager
  • Provides leadership and direction for the daily production planning, management and review
  • Collaborating with supervisory staff, controls day to day operations to ensure delivery of customer service levels for all assembly, testing, and packaging operations for the site
  • Lead Production team comprised of (~30 employees) over two production shifts
  • Accountable for annual Performance & Development Dialog (PDD) process for Production team
  • Develop plans to ensure all measures necessary are taken to deliver key results on a monthly basis, and locating the necessary resources to deliver all objectives on an annual basis
  • Critically analyzing performance to identify areas for improvement
  • Proactively setting and revising standards on an annual basis to maximize current and future performance
  • Promotes the Quality Policy at all levels of the organization and ensures that policies and procedures are being followed
  • Leads Lean Manufacturing/Continuous Improvement project teams
  • Leadership experience with the ability to motivate, coach, influence and build relationships in a team-based environment
Qualifications for finishing manager
  • Demonstrated intermediate skills with the standard features of various personal computer word processing and spreadsheet software (Microsoft Word and Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Internet, and other proprietary software)
  • Demonstrated ability to think ahead and plan over a 30-day time span and prepare action plans to achieve results
  • Demonstrated ability to measure an employee’s performance to goals
  • Ability to balance and achieve positive results in the areas of safety, employee relations, quality, productivity and cost
  • 5 or more years in a management role in a high speed manufacturing environment with two or more years of experience managing others
  • A 2 yr

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