Careers

Spray Painter - Term

Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba

Date posted: Apr 05, 2021

PURPOSE and SCOPE:

A Spray Painter at MacDon Industries performs tasks as related to the powder application and liquid painting of parts ensuring that a quality product is being produced.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs tasks as related to the powder application and liquid painting of parts, and ensuring that a quality product is being produced.
  • Powder coating parts using electrostatic powder guns while maintaining MacDon quality standards.
  • Experienced with mixing paints for liquid application.
  • Clean and maintain the powder room.
  • Apply touch-ups on the Assembly line and work with the liquid booth when required.
  • Perform maintenance on the powder or liquid booths as required.
  • Use and read the various types of powder thickness and gloss gauges accurately.
  • Clean and maintain painting and coating, ventilation, compressed air, and personal protective equipment.
  • Identify material issues and implement proper corrective action.
  • Help determine causes of rework problems and suggest solutions.
  • Ensure and maintain procedures and quality standards.
  • Notify supervision of any damage to equipment or tooling.
  • To work safely and point out anything that may be unusual or unsafe to supervision.
  • Operate DSI Gun and overhead crane.
  • Know and understand the WHMIS labeling system.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Successful completion of all MacDon pre-screening assessments, including a Powder and liquid paint test.
  • Secondary school (high school diploma or equivalent).
  • Experience working in a Paint Shop. Powder application and liquid paint Application experience.
  • Proven ability to determine various types of powder thickness and gloss gauges accurately.
  • Knowledge and familiarity with basic hand-held and air tools.
  • Clear communication (understanding written and verbal cues).
  • Organizational and time management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet the following requirements:
  • Physically able to lift up to 47 pounds.
  • Physically able to twist and bend frequently.
  • Physically able to walk and/or stand for eight hours.
  • Maintain a good attendance record and comply with company rules and regulations.
  • Able to do shift work (rotating shifts).