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Finishing Lead/ $20-25/hr/ 2nd Shift

Crystal, MN 55427

Job ID: 70074 Industry: Light Industrial Pay Rate: $20.00 - $20.00

Award Staffing has partnered up with a up-and-coming promotional design company in the New Hope area and we're looking for skilled production finishers to start on their 2nd shift. Candidates are rewarded handsomely with competitive compensation in pay as well as benefits once hired on. Please carefully review the descrition below and contact me if you're interested!

Position Title: Finishing Lead

Schedule: 2nd Shift

Hours: 3pm-1: 30am

OT Required: Possibly

Pay rate: $20-25

Position Description:
Under general direction, the Finishing Lead is responsible for operating all finishing equipment to create a variety of store displays, assists in providing work direction to department employees, and for ensuring that production scheduled for completion is executed in a timely manner in accordance with job specifications. The daily responsibilities will be split between running performing department operations, scheduling people and equipment and coordinating resources.

The Lead differs from other department employees in the level of skill, the training responsibility for other workers, and the responsibility for maintaining equipment. This is a working lead level and may provide direction, establish priorities, assign tasks, coordinate work projects and monitor the work of other employees.


Follow blueprints, work orders, or other instructions to determine product specifications or material requirements.
Mix finish ingredients to obtain a desired color, shades, or specific finishes.
Touch up surfaces, old finishes, damaged parts, or edges of wood pieces for finishing with various grinding equipment; may include pumice stones, steel wool, chisels, sanders, grinders, abrasives, solvents, or dip baths.
Repair furniture or upholstery using plastics, wood putty, glue, nails, or screws.
Disassemble items and mask areas that should not be exposed to finishing processes or substances
Wash, clean, and prepare surfaces for finish application.
Stencil, gild, emboss, mark, or paint designs or border to reproduce the original contours and colors of restored pieces, or to decorate new pieces.
Apply protective finishes to products
Remove excess solvent, using cloths soaked in paint thinner; clean finished products.
Ensure the safety and productivity of all employees assigned to designated shift/department
Enforce all safety and processing procedures
Enable effective communications between management and employees
Train new employees and coach existing employees on proper procedures and proper use of equipment
Maintain a clean and safe work place
Report all incidents relating to safety, attendance and poor performance to Department Manager
Suggest and implement cost-saving ideas
Attends required meetings and trainings
Perform related duties as assigned or as the situation dictates


3-5 years previous experience
Operating knowledge of department processing equipment and processes
Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills
Excellent communication skills
Basic understanding of computers
Ability to motivate team to meet demands established by the schedule
Physical Demands and Work Environment

Must be able to climb stairs, stand for extended periods of time, and safely lift up to 50 lbs.
Must be able to wear required Personal Protective equipment (PPE) for extended periods of time
Must show proficiency in the operation of all necessary equipment

Dress Code:
Warehouse manufacturing attire. Jeans and t-shirt.

Company Description:
This company is a produces, manufactures and ships promotional designs and assemblies.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status.

Award Staffing, Inc. Is a Drug Free Workplace/ EEO employer M/F/Veteran/Disability. Interested candidates, please contact: Award Staffing- call (952) 767-0069 or email skilledjobs@awardstaffing.Com


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