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Production supervisors, or industrial production managers, are responsible for a variety of job duties.

In small
manufacturing facilities, production supervisors may oversee entire plants, while in larger operations they may only
oversee a single department. Additional responsibilities often include coordinating, planning, and directing all
activities involved in the production of goods.
Employment Responsibilities
Employment duties are a vital part of a production supervisors responsibilities. These responsibilities include hiring,
training, evaluating and retaining employees. Monitoring employees while they work is another responsibility. By
watching the employees work, the production supervisor ensures that each member of the team is meeting his
performance requirements, and that all safety standards are being followed. When the performance of an employee
falls below the accepted standards, it's the production supervisor's duty to take corrective action and make
recommendations to improve compliance.
Scheduling Responsibilities
Scheduling responsibilities are another portion of a production supervisor's job duties. It's up to the production
supervisor to determine how best to utilize the workers in order meet production goals as efficiently as possible. One
way of accomplishing this is by monitoring the amount of authorized overtime employees are allowed. Another way
is through manipulating production schedules. For example, in slow times, only operating one or two shifts a day
may help to reduce unnecessary costs. However, in busy times, it may be necessary to increase production to 24
hours a day, and possibly even hire temporary employees to fill in any gaps.
Related Reading: Qualification Summary for Production Supervisor
Financial Responsibilities
Every production supervisor has a budget to follow, and it's important that operation costs stay within it. For
example, it takes careful planning to estimate the amount of raw materials it will take to meet production goals, and
not go over the budget. Another budgeting example is determining when overtime is financially justified. Other
financial responsibilities besides approving expenses for supplies and staffing include reviewing production orders
and financial reports for accuracy.
Efficiency Responsibilities
Since operational efficiency plays a vital role in profitability, production supervisors need to always be on the
lookout for ways to make improvements. One method of increasing efficiency involves saving time by finding ways
to cut steps out of the production process. Another method may involve purchasing new equipment to produce more
products in less time. The way a business handles inventory also affects efficiency. For example, a business that
practices lean manufacturing techniques can save money by not keeping an excess of inventory on hand. Having
excess inventory takes space, costs money to store, and could potentially end up a total loss if the products end up
not being purchased or used.

Manager, Finance and Administration
About the Job
The Manager, Finance and Administration provides leadership and coordination of the
accounting/financial management and office administration of the Company. The Manager will ensure
that the company accounting procedures conform to generally accepted accounting principles.

Primary Responsibilities:
Diligently manage and accurately process all operational, sales, and general administrative
costs including, but not limited to, personnel, inventory, and raw materials.
Work with CEO, Operations, and Sales management to create performance metrics based on
cost analysis.
Manage the daily operations of the Finance and Accounting Department and oversees IT
Prepare and distribute required financial reporting to management and ownership. (Daily,
Weekly, Monthly)
Plan, coordinate, and execute the annual budget process including interim and long-term
forecasts. Provide analytical support to management team.
Upgrade and implement an appropriate system of policies, internal controls, accounting
standards and procedures; set objectives, establish priorities, and measure results.
Oversee all functions associated with cash management and reporting.
Supervise all accounting staff.
Ensure accounts payable are paid in a timely manner.
Ensure accounts receivable are collected promptly.
Processing of payroll and benefits administration.
Ensure that periodic bank reconciliations are completed.
Ensure inter-company fund transfers are made on a timely basis.
Maintain the chart of accounts.
Maintain an orderly accounting filing system.
Maintain a system of controls over accounting transactions.
Ensure that all reasonable discounts are taken on accounts payable.

Desired Skills & Experience:
Candidates should have a Bachelor's degree in accounting or business administration, or equivalent
business experience and 10+ years of progressively responsible experience. Proficiency with an
ERP/MRP system such as Lawson, Oracle, JD Edwards, E2, etc. very helpful.

Qualified candidates will be energetic, flexible, collaborative, and proactive and will demonstrate the
ability to take a holistic view of a manufacturing operation. The individual possesses exceptional
written, oral, interpersonal, and presentation skills and the ability to effectively interface with internal
and external stakeholders. A strong work ethic and the desire to learn and grow to a higher level is a
must. Preference will be given to candidates with the Certified Public Accountant or Certified
Management Accountant designations.

About the Company:
Public Imagery is one of the nations leading graphics and dcor companies that supports design
initiatives for the casual dining, retail, general commercial, and healthcare industries. The company
specializes in the design, manufacturing, and management of global new construction and remodel
programs. Public Imagerys team is comprised of a dedicated group of digital artists, fabricators,
framers, router techs, fine art experts, interior designers, and project management specialists who
work together to create custom artwork, wall dcor and digital media for todays leading brands.

Sales Management
A sales and marketing manager develops annual sales strategies for a company. This includes setting sales goals,
recommending whether the company will add or drop products and determining which products the company
emphasizes based on ease of sale or profit margin. The sales manager hires and fires salespeople, trains them,
assigns their territories, sets their quotas and monitors their activities. He sets their compensation levels, determines
commission and bonus structures and creates contests to motivate the sales staff. A sales manager is often the top-
selling salesperson at the company, or was the top salesperson before being promoted to management. Because of
this valuable ability, he often must keep selling as part of his job. The sales manager works with accounting and
shipping departments to ensure credit checks are done quickly, orders are filled soon after they are booked and
product is shipped to customers in a timely fashion.
Marketing Management
The sales and marketing manager helps the sales team by creating ongoing activities that promote the company and
its products. He learns from his customers what his competitors are doing to promote their products, reads industry
publications, visits industry websites and attends conventions, conferences and trade shows. He works with in-house
staff or contractors to help develop any advertising, promotions, social media and public relations activities
necessary. A significant area of marketing activity for these managers is developing sales materials such as sell
sheets, brochures, catalogs and order forms.
Job Duties and Tasks for: "Purchasing Manager"
Basic Job Description:
Plan, direct, or coordinate the activities of buyers, purchasing officers, and related
workers involved in purchasing materials, products, and services.
1) Maintain records of goods ordered and received.

2) Locate vendors of materials, equipment or supplies, and interview them in order to
determine product availability and terms of sales.

3) Prepare and process requisitions and purchase orders for supplies and equipment.

4) Control purchasing department budgets.

5) Interview and hire staff, and oversee staff training.

6) Review purchase order claims and contracts for conformance to company policy.

7) Analyze market and delivery systems in order to assess present and future material

8) Develop and implement purchasing and contract management instructions, policies,
and procedures.

9) Participate in the development of specifications for equipment, products or substitute

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10) Resolve vendor or contractor grievances, and claims against suppliers.

11) Represent companies in negotiating contracts and formulating policies with

12) Review, evaluate, and approve specifications for issuing and awarding bids.

13) Direct and coordinate activities of personnel engaged in buying, selling, and
distributing materials, equipment, machinery, and supplies.

14) Prepare bid awards requiring board approval.

15) Prepare reports regarding market conditions and merchandise costs.

16) Administer on-line purchasing systems.

17) Arrange for disposal of surplus materials.

Job Activities for: "Purchasing Manager"
1) Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates -- Providing information
to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in

2) Making Decisions and Solving Problems -- Analyzing information and evaluating
results to choose the best solution and solve problems.

3) Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work -- Developing specific goals and plans
to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.

4) Judging the Qualities of Things, Services, or People -- Assessing the value,
importance, or quality of things or people.

5) Getting Information -- Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information
from all relevant sources.

6) Interacting With Computers -- Using computers and computer systems (including
hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or
process information.

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6) Interacting With Computers -- Using computers and computer systems (including
hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or
process information.

7) Performing Administrative Activities -- Performing day-to-day administrative tasks
such as maintaining information files and processing paperwork.

8) Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships -- Developing
constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them
over time.

9) Developing and Building Teams -- Encouraging and building mutual trust, respect,
and cooperation among team members.

10) Documenting/Recording Information -- Entering, transcribing, recording, storing,
or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.

11) Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events -- Identifying information by categorizing,
estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in
circumstances or events.

12) Training and Teaching Others -- Identifying the educational needs of others,
developing formal educational or training programs or classes, and teaching or
instructing others.

13) Provide Consultation and Advice to Others -- Providing guidance and expert
advice to management or other groups on technical, systems-, or process-related topics.

14) Scheduling Work and Activities -- Scheduling events, programs, and activities, as
well as the work of others.

15) Processing Information -- Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating,
auditing, or verifying information or data.

16) Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge -- Keeping up-to-date technically and
applying new knowledge to your job.

17) Monitoring and Controlling Resources -- Monitoring and controlling resources and
overseeing the spending of money.

18) Performing for or Working Directly with the Public -- Performing for people or
dealing directly with the public. This includes serving customers in restaurants and
stores, and receiving clients or guests.

19) Resolving Conflicts and Negotiating with Others -- Handling complaints, settling
disputes, and resolving grievances and conflicts, or otherwise negotiating with others.

20) Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates -- Providing guidance and
direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring

21) Coaching and Developing Others -- Identifying the developmental needs of others
and coaching, mentoring, or otherwise helping others to improve their knowledge or

22) Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards -- Using
relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes
comply with laws, regulations, or standards.

23) Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material -- Inspecting equipment, structures,
or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.

24) Interpreting the Meaning of Information for Others -- Translating or explaining
what information means and how it can be used.

25) Analyzing Data or Information -- Identifying the underlying principles, reasons, or
facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts.

26) Thinking Creatively -- Developing, designing, or creating new applications, ideas,
relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions.

27) Selling or Influencing Others -- Convincing others to buy merchandise/goods or to
otherwise change their minds or actions.

28) Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings -- Monitoring and reviewing
information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.

29) Communicating with Persons Outside Organization -- Communicating with
people outside the organization, representing the organization to customers, the public,
government, and other external sources. This information can be exchanged in person,
in writing, or by telephone or e-mail.

30) Developing Objectives and Strategies -- Establishing long-range objectives and
specifying the strategies and actions to achieve them.

31) Coordinating the Work and Activities of Others -- Getting members of a group to
work together to accomplish tasks.

32) Staffing Organizational Units -- Recruiting, interviewing, selecting, hiring, and
promoting employees in an organization.

33) Assisting and Caring for Others -- Providing personal assistance, medical
attention, emotional support, or other personal care to others such as coworkers,
customers, or patients.

Receivers are responsible for all functions and paperwork relating to receiving. They will operate
machinery including baler, compactor, and forklift in a safe and proper manner. Receivers must maximize
sales potential through effective and proper procedures for receiving all products entering the store
including verifying actual product against packing slips, confirming product integrity, and checking product
temperatures as needed. They must initial and code invoices, log invoices, and distribute to appropriate
departments. Receivers are responsible for maintaining cleanliness of receiving area including loading
dock and trash areas.
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