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Head of Finishing

Location: Mitcham

Permanent Full Time

Salary: £45,000 - £50,000

Head of Finishing


£45,000 - £50,000

Our client is looking for an experience and diligent Head of Finishing to manage their Paint and Covering teams. As Head of Finishing, you will ensure that jobs are carried out to the highest standard, as well as mentoring and supporting the team to be able to work to tight deadlines. This role needs to have excellent communication with other teams in order to navigate jobs through the final part of the production process. As Head of Finishing, you will have an in-depth understanding of Paint, Covering and Finishing and will be capable of advising and setting deadlines for the team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage the Finishing department on all aspects/operations of Paint processes, covering and furniture/staging stock management through to completion in order to meet job deadlines
  • Manage team members on best practice for day to day operations and staffing issues
  • Ensure that all the team are clear on instructions and deadlines from the Senior Workshop Manager
  • Input and advice on technical processes for quality control and estimation
  • Plan staff levels which will include holiday, shift pattern arrangements and cover for absence as well as for the workflow of jobs
  • Approve, control and authorise all overtime for team members
  • Quality control of finished jobs
  • Develop team members through sharing best practice and demonstrating quality in jobs.
  • Assisting with on-boarding new members of the Finishing team in line with company process
  • Help to manage and mentor any Apprentices
  • Report any Health & Safety concerns to the Senior Workshop Manager
  • Comply with the company’s Health and Safety practices
  • Attend any company meetings or HOD team meetings as required

Person Specification

  • Experience in a fast-paced workshop environment
  • Significant experience and understanding of paint processes
  • Experience of working as a senior manager within operational teams
  • Ability to manage deadlines/jobs
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Quality control
  • Able to make business recommendations
  • Ability to prioritise
  • Calm under pressure
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing business needs

Closing date for applications: December 17, 2018

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Contact Info

Head Office: Carlton Recruitment Solutions Ltd Global House, 1 Ashley Avenue, Epsom,
Surrey KT18 5AD

01372 253350


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