INDUSTRIAL (LIQUID) PAINTER – 1st & 2nd SHIFTS
Location: Mequon, Wisconsin
SUMMARY OF POSITION:
The Painter applies liquid paint to products where high grade finishes are required, ensuring required film thickness, color, and cosmetic requirements are met.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.
- Responsible for applying liquid paint to parts based on job orders, customer specifics, and other documents and verifies the documentation and specifications are correct.
- Understands the painting process, efficiently operates the paint gun, and other operations and makes equipment adjustments as necessary and as trained to produce quality finish.
- Determines paint flow, viscosity, and coating quality by performing visual inspections or by using viscometers.
- Mixes various two-part paints to specified consistency and viscosity.
- Ensures the proper thickness and color is applied to all parts produced.
- Ensures items are properly hung and removed from conveyor hooks.
- Cleans the paint booth, paint guns and other equipment between jobs and following shift.
- Performs general and required clean-up duties of the equipment and surrounding areas.
- May perform basic material handling duties with the use of manual pallet jack and/or forklift to move material and stage materials.
- Adhere to all Super Steel and OSHA safety related work rules and procedures.
- Other duties as assigned or required.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duties satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or abilities required.
- High school diploma or general education (GED) and two years or more of liquid painting experience; equivalent combination of education and powder coating/painting experience required.
- Previous experience in liquid (wet) painting required, preferably in an industrial metal weld fabrication environment.
- Ability to read and interpret blueprints, job orders, and customer specs.
- Ability to count, add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measurement including whole numbers, fractions, and decimals.
- Ability to read and comprehend instructions, specifications, and memos.
- Ability to properly clock in/out and complete all job-related paperwork.
- Ability to effectively communicate with other employees of the organization.
- Health Insurance
- Dental, Vision, Disability & Life Insurances
- Employee Assistance Program
- Paid Breaks
- 401(k) With Company Match
- Paid Time off + Paid Holidays
- Referral Program
- Company Events
Protective Clothing Requirements:
Employee Safety is paramount at Super Steel. This position requires safety glasses and steel-toed shoes or boots, specialized protective overgarments and (where required) hearing protection worn at all times while on the factory floor. Occasionally, the need may arise for other protective clothing that Super Steel will provide.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel; occasionally required to sit and talk; frequently required to hear, walk and continuously stand and reach with hands and arms. The employee will frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. Continuously exposed to manufacturing noise.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an all-encompassing list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Reasonable accommodations will be made to essential functions of the job if necessary.