FOX VALLEY METAL-TECH
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FOX VALLEY METAL-TECH
FOX VALLEY METAL-TECH

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Industrial Painter (R1445)

Responsibilities:
• Paint surfaces of metal parts using spray painting equipment and work aids utilizing specific surface preparation and painting techniques
• Apply a variety of coatings including enamels, epoxies, urethanes and military coatings from various different paint manufactures
• Consistently meet paint thickness requirement
• Mix paint precisely to manufacturer, Fox Valley Metal-Tech, and customer specifications • Accurately document and record all required data needed to comply with each specification
• Prior to painting, clean and prepare part surfaces as specified to be contamination free
• Inspect parts prior to paint for needed repair, prepping and cleaning
• Mask parts to print notes stating tight tolerances for overspray prevention
• Hang or set-up parts prior to painting
• Inspect parts after painting for needed repairs, proper thickness and general appearance
• Sand, mask, blend and finish to match part’s surrounding areas when completing paint repairs
• Operate spray booth, oven, and ventilation system per specific instructions
• Read and comprehend documents such as, fabrication drawings, cutting orders, bills of material or other project plans, orders or specification in the order
• Properly maintain paint equipment, i.e., spray guns, booth, filters, etc.
• Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor

Education & Experience:
• A high school diploma with 3 years’ spray painting experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred, a technical college certificate with 2 years’ spray painting experience, or an Associate Degree with 1 year spray painting experience is required.
• Experience with spray painting in an industrial setting a plus.
• Familiarity with industrial coatings is a plus.
• Experience in metal fabrication or parts manufacturing a preferred.
• Ability to use a variety of paint equipment including, gravity, pressure and air assist.
• Understanding of specific paint product capabilities as they relate to the painting processes desired.
• Ability to correct surface areas per customer requirements or metal imperfections preferred
• Consistent quality technique, dependable performance and skilled attention to detail. • Ability to distinguish differing primer applications for specific paints.
• Recommend modifications to existing quality or production standards to achieve optimum quality within limits of equipment capability.
• Ability to work effectively as a team member.
• Ability to work independently and in isolation.
• Strong sense of safety and following all safety procedures.
• Demonstrated organizational and problem solving skills.
• Demonstrated ability to understand and follow through on verbal instructions is required.
• Excellent hand-eye coordination to consistently apply coats of paint is required along with the ability to measure the adjust application to achieve desired results.
• Ability to stand on ladders, crawl, kneel, use a creeper, bend down, and stretch to apply coating on a varying part shapes and sizes is required.


Specialized Experience: Product and manufacturing blueprint reading is desired. Basic computer skills and data entry skills required.

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