Paint Line Technician

DeWys Manufacturing, Inc. | Marne, MI

Posted Date 7/28/2020

DeWys Manufacturing seeks Paint Line Technician – 1st Shift.


Manages and monitors all equipment and associated paint processes to ensure they are meeting or exceeding set goals for safety, quality, production and or line speed / density. Assisting in improve skills set for all operators and support operators in all processes, standard operating procedures, quality, pre-hang, loading, inspection and unload/packaging. The paint line technician will be the go-to authority for paint line based PM schedules, completion and PM forecasting which will include the line lubrication system, wash, ovens and application room(s).

Essential Duties and responsibilities

Will work in conjunction with the team leads and Business Unit Manager to ensure the machines and operators are achieving established goals. Will work injunction with estimating to ensure cost effective quotes to meet processes. Will work with the team leads and operators to keep employee skill and knowledge to established goals.

  • Create and maintain consistent clear set up instructions. Create the standard template or method to communicate to the operators how the machine and fixturing is used.
  • Monitor and maintain working condition of equipment to ensure that it is in proper use. Ensure the condition of machines are maintained. Work injunction with maintenance to ensure equipment is maintained in the correct condition. Responsible for all paint line based PM’s; forecasting, scheduling and PM closure.
  • Complete or assist in training needed for operators to ensure they have skills needed to complete their daily tasks. This can included pre-hang, load, application, vault, inspection, unload, packaging and completion of paint process PM’s. The training completed is to ensure that the team members can accomplish their goals/ metrics.
  • Reduce chemical and or water usage to lowest points possible for environmental gains and or cost savings in chemical usage(s).
  • Education and/or Experience

  • Must have good communication and trouble shooting skills
  • Must be able to work with team members to improve quality and efficiency of the paint line
  • Looking for someone with experience working on a powder coating paint line. Preferably on a Nordson Powder Coating System
  • Associate’s degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school with 5 or more years experience in manufacturing, preferably metal fabrication; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Leadership training. Will need minimal of 3 years’ experience in the specific area.
  • DeWys Manufacturing continues to grow right here in West Michigan. To do so, we need dedicated team members who are capable of performing our type of precision manufacturing and fabrication jobs. We need people in of future team members in a variety of skilled trades occupations looking for an opportunity of growth, development, and advancement throughout their career. Along with a range of growth opportunities, we offer a variety of benefits including flexible scheduling, air-conditioned shop, and the benefits listed below.

    Benefits Include:

    • Medical, Dental, Vision
    • Life Insurance
    • Short/Long term disability
    • 401(k) matching
    • PTO & Holidays
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Team member assistance program(EAC)
    • Paid training through the DeWys University

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