Powder Coating Technician

Provide customer satisfaction by coating parts per Quality Standards to meet or exceed customer requirements; ensure profitability by meeting department Quality Objectives.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Sprayers - full face hood (NIOSH TC-21C-483)
  • General work in powder room - 3M dust mask and ear protection.
  • Primers - charcoal respirators (NIOSH TC-23C-325)
  • Comply with WCT safety procedures, guidelines and posted safety regulations.
  • Comply with relevant QMS procedures and work instructions.
  • Know what is critical on each part; i.e., what must be a Class A finish.
  • Recognize a dirty part before coating to ensure a low reject rate.
  • Foresee any powder contamination problems.
  • Visually inspect parts leaving powder booth.
  • Set up and operate spray guns at top efficiency.
  • Apply a clean and even coat of powder to part at an efficient rate.
  • Operate and clean sifting machine.
  • Clean and set up reclaim system between jobs.
  • Make color changes at efficient rate.
  • Communicate effectively with line leader and other powder technicians.
  • Clean and maintain spray guns and booth.
  • Vacuum and organize powder room as needed.

Training requirements

  • Energy Control Training: Affected: Prior
  • Hearing Conservation Training: 48 hrs.

EDUCATION, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Basic math skills: addition and subtraction.
  • Evidence of listening and communication skills.
  • High visual perception needed for in booth inspecting.
  • Six months powder coating or other spray painting experience desired.
  • Forklift driving experience preferred.
  • Inspection experience desired.
  • Spray painting training desired. 

Location

Kalamazoo, MI