Profession paperhanger supervisor

Paperhanger supervisors monitor the hanging of wallpaper. They assign tasks and take quick decisions to resolve problems.

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Personality Type

  • Enterprising / Realistic

Knowledge

  • Types of wallpaper

    Various types of wallpaper such as woven and non-woven, glass fibre reinforced, and pattern wallpaper and the procedures to hang them.

Skills

  • Plan shifts of employees

    Plans shifts of employees to ensure completion of all customer orders and satisfactory completion of the production plan.

  • Order construction supplies

    Order required materials for the construction project, taking care to purchase the most suitable material for a good price.

  • Check compatibility of materials

    Make sure the materials are fit to be used together, and if there are any foreseeable interferences.

  • Supervise staff

    Oversee the selection, training, performance and motivation of staff.

  • Demonstrate products' features

    Demonstrate how to use a product in a correct and safe manner, provide customers with information on the product's main features and benefits, explain operation, correct use and maintenance. Persuade potential customers to purchase items.

  • Manage health and safety standards

    Oversee all personnel and processes to comply with health, safety and hygiene standards. Communicate and support alignment of these requirements with the company's health and safety programmes.

  • Follow health and safety procedures in construction

    Apply the relevant health and safety procedures in construction in order to prevent accidents, pollution and other risks.

  • Advise on construction materials

    Provide advice on and test a wide range of construction materials.

  • Work in a construction team

    Work as part of a team in a construction project. Communicate efficiently, sharing information with team members and reporting to supervisors. Follow instructions and adapt to changes in a flexible manner.

  • Liaise with managers

    Liaise with managers of other departments ensuring effective service and communication, i.e. sales, planning, purchasing, trading, distribution and technical.

  • Monitor stock level

    Evaluate how much stock is used and determine what should be ordered.

  • Process incoming construction supplies

    Receive incoming construction supplies, handle the transaction and enter the supplies into any internal administration system.

  • Evaluate employees work

    Evaluate the need for labour for the work ahead. Evaluate the performance of the team of workers and inform superiors. Encourage and support the employees in learning, teach them techniques and check the application to ensure product quality and labour productivity.

  • Ensure compliance with construction project deadline

    Plan, schedule and monitor the building processes in order to ensure completion of the project by the set deadline.

  • Inspect construction supplies

    Check construction supplies for damage, moisture, loss or other problems before using the material.

  • Answer requests for quotation

    Make up prices and documents for the products that customers may purchase.

Optional knowledge and skills

use sander provide first aid train employees mix wallpaper paste construction product regulation cost management follow safety procedures when working at heights manage contracts work safely with chemicals negotiate supplier arrangements recruit employees provide technical expertise art history mix paint prepare wall for wallpaper types of paint work ergonomically tape drywall use safety equipment in construction apply wallpaper paste cut wallpaper to size hang wallpaper use measurement instruments remove wallpaper calculate needs for construction supplies paint surfaces