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Working As A Metal Finisher

  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings
  • Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work
  • Getting Information
  • Scheduling Work and Activities
  • Make Decisions

  • Stressful

  • $45,750

    Average Salary

What Does A Metal Finisher Do At JLG Industries

* Disassemble truck parts (essential if assigned to this task).
* Grind and sand surfaces of parts, cabs and bodies.
* Mix, apply, and remove body filler to uneven surfaces and defects in metal (scratches, gouges).
* Apply masking tape to cabs/bodies and parts prior to finishing.
* Perform quality checks of work performed

What Does A Metal Finisher Do At Prestige Staffing Services

* De-burring, grinding, sanding, and polishing parts
* Must be able to use basic inspection tools
* Must be able to read and interpret blue prints
* Good work history is a mustHours: Monday
* Friday: 7:00 am
* amPermanent, Direct HireExcellent benefits that begin on the 1st day of the month following start dateClean, Temperature controlled

What Does A Metal Finisher Do At Eaton Corporation

* Effectively manage the daily activities of all department employees.
* This includes performance management, coaching, development, support, and follow-up to all assigned team members to ensure effective leadership.
* Proactively implement, promote and maintain a safe working environment.
* Partner with support groups including EHS, Engineering, and Maintenance to ensure that adequate equipment is available and operated safely so as to adequately and efficiently conduct business.
* Implement and enforce all guidelines and practices employing effective leadership techniques and employee relation’s activities to ensure fair and equitable treatment of all people working at the facility.
* Identify and implement continuous improvement philosophies to achieve steady improvement in all metrics resulting improved delivery of the department high five scorecard and facility results.
* Conduct process checks within areas of responsibility and monitor performance Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost.
* Develop and maintain excellent working relationships with all stakeholder including customers, suppliers, contractors and key intra-company individuals to effectively manage the operation.
* Responsible for ensuring team members are effectively trained and provided the tools and resources to execute their job responsibilities adequately.
* Develops, motivates and coaches team members; acts as an employee advocate and interviews potential new hires.
* Fully engage workforce and drive change by empowering business partners with decision making and involvement.
* Effectively administer the shift start up meetings in area(s) of responsibility.
* This includes training, communication, and engagement of assigned team members and effectively delivering the required content.
* Counsel and coach employee behavior as necessary utilizing the employee guidebook, peers, and the Human Resources team to ensure firm, fair, and consistent application of Eaton Guidelines, Ethics, Values, and Philosophies

What Does A Metal Finisher Do At O'Neal Industries, Inc.

* Positions parts according to knowledge of unit being assembled or following prints.
* Fastens parts together with bolts, screws, speed clips, rivets, or other fasteners.
* Reads work order, follows oral instructions, checks print specifications to perform necessary processes.
* Loads and unloads materials onto or from pallets, trays, racks, and shelves by hand, fork truck, hoist, etc.
* Remove burrs from parts as required using various deburring tools.
* Conveys materials from storage or work sites to designated area for processing.
* Counts, weighs, and records number of units of materials moved or handled on work router.
* Attaches identifying tag or labels to materials or marks information on boxes, pallets, or other containers.
* Inspects workpiece for conformity to specifications.
* Stacks or assembles materials into bundles and bands bundles together.
* Cleans work area, machines, and equipment.
* Examines and feels surface of workpiece for defects.
* Records process used to run special set/ups in online GUI system
* Operates forktruck to move raw material and finished product.
* Cleans and organizes work area.
* Requirements

What Does A Metal Finisher Do At JLG Industries

* Inspect all parts and units to be painted
* Grind welds and fill, sand, and smooth all surfaces to be painted
* Apply Class A paint to fire apparatus and parts
* Repair all minor flaws and paint defects from wet sanding, blends, non-skid and pattern painting
* Clean and maintain paint booth
* Maintain related equipment such as paint guns, pumps, paint lines, etc
* Complete rework as needed

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Metal Finisher Demographics

Gender

Male

84.6%

Female

13.4%

Unknown

2.0%
Ethnicity

White

77.5%

Hispanic or Latino

12.9%

Asian

8.1%

Unknown

1.0%

Black or African American

0.5%
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Languages Spoken

Spanish

82.6%

Polish

8.7%

Dakota

4.3%

Portuguese

4.3%
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Metal Finisher Education

Schools

University of Memphis

8.5%

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

6.4%

Calhoun Community College

6.4%

Southwest Tennessee Community College

6.4%

University of North Alabama

6.4%

Alabama State University

6.4%

Triangle Tech Inc-Erie

4.3%

Anoka-Ramsey Community College

4.3%

Mt. Hood Community College

4.3%

Arkansas State University

4.3%

California State University - Sacramento

4.3%

Owens Community College

4.3%

Lansing Community College

4.3%

Cleveland Community College

4.3%

Muskegon Community College

4.3%

Tri-County Technical College

4.3%

Cuyahoga Community College

4.3%

Santa Ana College

4.3%

Portland Community College

4.3%

Austin Community College

4.3%
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Majors

Business

13.3%

General Studies

12.8%

Precision Metal Working

10.6%

Automotive Technology

7.2%

Criminal Justice

6.7%

Fine Arts

6.1%

Industrial Technology

6.1%

Electrical Engineering

5.6%

Electrical Engineering Technology

3.3%

Dental Assisting

3.3%

Education

3.3%

Liberal Arts

3.3%

Management

2.8%

Health Care Administration

2.8%

Graphic Design

2.8%

Drafting And Design

2.2%

Mechanical Engineering

2.2%

Environmental Control Technologies/Technicians

2.2%

Marketing

1.7%

Human Resources Management

1.7%
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Degrees

Other

51.1%

Bachelors

15.5%

Associate

13.3%

Certificate

10.2%

Diploma

5.7%

Masters

2.7%

License

0.8%

Doctorate

0.8%
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Top Skills for A Metal Finisher

DifferentDepartmentsAluminumOxideSandSurfacesAirGrinderStainlessSteelSafetyRegulationsBasicHandToolsMIGTIGGlassBeadPrepCNCBrassDADrillPressAirToolsPackageSharpEdgesDeburrDetectDefects

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Top Metal Finisher Skills

  1. Different Departments
  2. Aluminum Oxide
  3. Sand Surfaces
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Worked full time for various anodizers to help organize different departments for increased production and improved efficiency.
  • Grind, file, or sand surfaces of automobile parts.
  • Metal grinding/finishing of stainless steel food and pharmaceutical equipment.
  • Performed mig and spot welding tasks subject to motor vehicle safety standard tests Operated complex robotic equipment
  • Repair imperfections in welds using TIG welding.

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