Manufacturing Metal Fabrication Painter (2nd Shift)
The Painter Technician is responsible for preparing and painting components and parts to quality and safety standards to prepare for shipping
Previous painting experience mixing and applying an automotive grade, three-part epoxy paint on small and large assemblies required
Painter 1 – Minimum 6 months – 5 years
Painter 2 – 6 – 14 years
Senior Painter – 15 years or more
Ability to read and interpret work instructions, and written directions.
Ability to read and communicate in English.
HS diploma preferred but not required
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of safe work practices.
Knowledge of paint waste disposal and clean up guidelines.
Knowledge of paint storage guidelines
Forklift experience moving large components.
Ability to disassemble and reassemble paint guns.
Ability to assist with troubleshooting issues with paint gun, paint pump and paint booth systems.
Knowledge of general painting practices.
Attention to detail.
Ability to communicate and discuss issues with peers and leaders.
The painter’s main responsibility is to prepare parts and /or assemblies for painting.
Prepare/mix paint (primer and topcoat) and apply paint to parts and assemblies to company quality and safety standards.
Inspect wet and dry paint mill thickness to ensure it meets company expectations for desired paint life.
Monitor material levels and report any shortages/issues to his/her supervisor.
Ensure that equipment is maintained, cleaned, and serviced on regular schedules.
Communicate with paint vendor and supervisor to assist with process improvements.
They will communicate with the production supervisor with concerns of material shortages and equipment needs.
Must be able to lift 40lbs and manipulate heavy test equipment and cables.
Manual dexterity to operate digital equipment, including computers and PLC’s, protective relays, controllers, and other such equipment with small fine buttons and operators.
Required to stand and walk on manufacturing floor throughout the day.
The work environment associated with this role can take place either indoors or outdoors depending on the nature of the project. Tolerance for various weather elements may be necessary. This is an active manufacturing setting; at times it will be noisy, and equipment will be moving.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of the position. All employees may have other duties assigned at any time.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)