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Color/Finish Technician 1

Herman Miller
Atlanta, GA
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Color/Finish Technician 1-17687

Position Description:

About this Opportunity
As a Color/Finish Technician 1 working at Geiger, you'll provide services that will ensure that Herman Miller is able to supply customers with products that meet or exceed their expectations. You will focus on the creation, development, production, and management of standard and special wood finishing materials and the methods used to successfully apply them. You'll be actively involved with coworkers on the shop floor, in management, and on the Quality, Sales, Marketing, and Customer Service Teams.

What You'll Do
You'll have opportunities to speak up, solve problems, lead others, and be an owner every day as you...

  • Advocate safe and environmentally friendly ways of applying finish material, using personal protective devices, and disposing of finishing waste.
  • Create stain to match samples as requested by the Stain to Match Database Administrator and/or the Sales and Marketing Team.
  • Evaluate the properties of standard and special finishing materials upon receipt from the supplier prior to their release to the Production floor, per written work instructions.
  • Evaluate and inspect discrepant materials and/or processes on the shop floor and provide corrective actions based on findings.
  • Manage the production of marketing-related samples.
  • Manufacture production control samples for use as quality references by internal and external customers.
  • Perform additional responsibilities as requested to achieve business objectives.
  • Support the Quality Control Team in the application and development of quality control-related tools and standards on the shop floor.
  • Train and instruct Production staff in the proper methods of material application and finishing-related tool usage.
  • Verify Purchasing, Warehouse, and Production inventories for standard and special finish materials.

Sound Like You?
You might be just who we’re looking for if you have...

  • A high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Two or more years of relevant production wood finishing experience.
  • Color perception that meets or exceeds requirements specified in Corporate Work Instruction 26.
  • Formal or on-the-job training in wood finishing laboratory procedures, as called out in the department work instructions.
  • A willingness to be flexible with work assignments and work off-shift hours as business needs require.
  • Clear written and verbal communication skills.
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • The ability to make decisions based on a given set of written criteria.
  • A demonstrated ability to effectively use the office automation, communication, software, and tools currently being used in the office environment, as well as BaaN and associated customized software.
  • The ability to perform all essential job functions of the position with or without accommodations.



Herman Miller is committed to diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer including veterans and people with disabilities.

Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
Shift: First
Primary Location United States-Georgia-Atlanta


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