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Finish Associate I

Sauder Manufacturing Co, 930 W Barre Rd, Archbold, Ohio, United States of America Req #968
Thursday, October 13, 2022
Sauder Manufacturing was founded in 1945 as a Church furniture Company and is a wholly owned by the parent Sauder Woodworking Co.  We have a rich history in crafting solid wood into beautiful, enduring, quality furniture and today that is blended with modern technology and a strong customer focus.

Sauder Manufacturing Co. sells in four strategic markets: Healthcare Furniture for Acute Care Hospitals, Education Furniture for colleges and universities, Worship furniture for churches, synagogues, courthouses and funeral homes and finally furniture for human services markets which is a diverse network of agencies providing residential housing to many individuals. At Sauder Manufacturing, how do we do our work----new technology, new products and new ideas----changes constantly---but our values----how we treat our customers, suppliers and each other----never change 


 Monday through Friday 7:00 am to 3:00 pm


Position Summary:

The Finish Room Associate I will have various tasks and responsibilities in the finishing department including:


  • Manually apply finish and stain
  • Prep and inspect parts
  • Hang and Remove parts from the line
  • Quality inspection  
  • Sanding wood parts
  • Sealer sanding 


Position Requirements:


  • Lift over head up to 25lbs
  • Regular lifting, maneuvering and positioning of product up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Good eye for color matching
  • Requires full shift of standing, walking, bending and lifting
  • Able to read, write and follow instructions, both written and verbal
  • Able to use hand held power tools with accuracy and precision
  • Able to assist in training employees
  • Ensures a safe working environment by conforming to all safety guidelines including, but not limited to, wearing required personal protective equipment (PPE)


Experience and Knowledge Required:
  • High school diploma or GED preferred 
  • Previous finishing experience is preferred
  • Previous Manufacturing Experience preferred 
  • Ability to wear and use respiratory


Key Attributes Required:

  • A self-starting, goal-oriented, customer-focused individual who takes personal accountability and acts in accordance with the Company’s  Values



Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, bend and lift overhead up to 8 hours at a time.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The employee is required to work on shop floor production Personal protective equipment such as eye protection, ear protection and respiratory may be required in the shop floor environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Full benefits package includes medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage with company contribution towards Health Savings Account (HSA), 10 paid holidays per year, paid vacation from weekly accrual, 401(k) match and profit sharing plan, disability coverage, life insurance, pay for performance increases, tuition reimbursement, advancement opportunity, Sauder Village membership, employee referral bonus and a sweet furniture discount!

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disabled/Veteran  

Other details

  • Job Family SMC-Mfg Hourly
  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • Sauder Manufacturing Co, 930 W Barre Rd, Archbold, Ohio, United States of America