Painter-Automotive

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



The Shyft Group, Inc. embodies a lean culture - not just a lean manufacturing process - to ensure everything from our product planning, to our engineering protocol, to our final assembly and finish processes are highly efficient and carry with them the demand for continuous improvement. Although publicly traded, we're entrepreneurial in spirit and carry the core beliefs that hard work and accountability pay off. We take personal pride in every vehicle we build, every partnership we secure, every process we advance, and every owner and driver we empower to command their road. WE OFFER A GENEROUS SUITE OF BENEFITS WHICH INCLUDE: * Medical * Dental * Vision * Flexible Spending Account * Life Insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment * Short Term Disability * Long Term Disability * 401(k) * Tuition Reimbursement * Employee Stock Purchase Program * Dependent Scholarships * Quarterly Bonus * Holiday Pay * Vacation Pay * Purchased Vacation * Employee Assistance Program SUMMARY: The Painter position is responsible for the painting of truck cabs, bodies, and parts for the company's specialty/utility/fleet vehicles. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: * Perform preventive maintenance on paint equipment * Identify and spot repair paint defects in accordance with appearance specification * Verify cleaning chemical concentrations * Pre-treat and prep cabs and parts for paint * Spray base coat and clear coat * Mix tints following a formula to match paint codes * Maintain accurate documentation of paint codes * Coordinate material movement within the paint area * Load and unload parts on racking or carts per process documentation * Learn and retain skills and practices needed to complete duties in assigned area * Read and follow detailed operator instructions, installation drawings, blueprints, etcetera, as required by a particular area * Self-check work and inspect prior processes * Use basic hand, electric, cordless, and pneumatic tools, as required * Meet production goals * Maintain a clean and safe work area * Initiate process improvements * Support 5S in work area * Communicate with manufacturing and other cross-functional teams (engineering, materials, purchasing, sales, etcetera) to resolve issues * Solve complex problems with minimal assistance * Know various customer vehicles and trucks * Ability to mask multiple color units & train FAP Paint * Undercoat * Paint Touch Up * Wheel Alignment QUALIFICATIONS: * HS Diploma or GED required * Automotive paint certification or vocational school certificate preferred * Minimum 1-2 years Automotive paint experience * Excellent attendance * Positive attitude * Strong and consistent attention to detail * Self-motivated with the ability to stay on task * Team oriented * Basic computer skills are required * No critical shortcomings on last performance review * Demonstrated understanding of Paint materials and cleaning chemicals * Vocational training for automotive finishing, preferred * Able to: o Tolerate very high heat temperatures, high dust, and exposure to chemicals o Work overtime on short notice * Be willing to: o Wear PPE respirators for extended amount of time o Improve self / area / company (including pursuing additional training, if needed) o Develop a working knowledge of company's systems (example: AS/400) This job description is intended to outline those functions typically performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This description is not intended to be all - inclusive or to limit the discretionary authority of supervisors to assign other tasks of similar nature or level of responsibility. The Shyft Group, Inc. reserves the right to change or assign to this position as required. The Shyft Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, Veteran status or disability. Other details * Job Family Manufacturing * Job Function Direct * Pay Type Hourly Apply Now * Carson, CA, USA

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