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Custom Production Painter

Kansas City, MO 64132

Posted: 03/22/2024 Job Number: 21544185

Job Description

Hours: 6: 00 AM - 04: 30 PM (Lunch: 11: 00 AM - 11: 30 AM)

Pay: Depends on your painting experience

Our client's assembly work is more of a custom assembly line and we are looking for individuals with production paint booth experience.

The Painter is responsible for painting highly engineered, custom built mobile material handling machinery for rail related markets. They operate in a spray booth as well as a blast bay.

How will you make a difference?
As a member of the Services Division, you will be responsible for painting fabricated parts, components, or units in a paint booth. You will also work in a blast bay to prep the items needing paint. Team members may assist less experienced team members with knowledge and expertise.

What do we want to know about you?

Education: High school diploma or equivalent preferred

Experience: 1-5+ years in a production painting environment

Technical Skills:
  • Ability to read and understand blue prints
  • Ability to operate a computer to read and input data
  • Ability to operate hand tools and read measuring devices
  • Ability to read and interpret 3D prints/schematics to complete standard work
Behavioral Attributes:
  • Ability to communicate effectively to team members and management
  • Ability to hold themselves accountable for results
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to think critically and troubleshoot problems
  • Desire to win
 What will your typical day look like?
  • Parts prep through the use of sandblaster, hand sanding tools, and other methods
  • Application of industrial primer & paint using a pressure pot spray system or gravity fed spray gun
  • Application of two part corrosion resistant undercoating
  • Clean, touchup, and final inspection of finished railcar mover before shipment
  • Prioritized work to ensure production areas and warehouse receive parts as needed
  • Use a variety of hand and power tools following appropriate methods and procedures
  • Maintain a clean/organized work area through daily 5S and maintain equipment accordingly
  • Comply with all stated Nordco safety requirements and company policies
  • Operation of overhead cranes, forklifts, and other lifting devices
  • Safe operation of finished mobile rail car movers
  • Training of new employees
General Duties:
  • Follow and comply with all safety and work rules and regulations. Maintain departmental housekeeping standards.
  • Complete production and quality assurance forms
  • Participate actively in team meetings and group discussions
  • Interface with engineering to accurately communicate information
  • Actively participate in continuous improvement activities or events as required
  • Adhere to Quality Management System Requirements
  • 5S activities
  • Ability to read and comprehend procedures written in English
 What about the physical demands of the job?
  • Employee is regularly required to stand, walk, stoop, crouch, bend, work underneath equipment, reach above shoulders, and climb
  • Employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds unassisted and up to 100 pounds with assistance.
  • Employee will be working in the typical conditions of a manufacturing environment including seasonal variation in temperatures and occasional exposure to manufacturing fumes or by-products
  • You may also be asked to perform other duties outside of your function or trade, for which adequate training will be provided if necessary.
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