3rd Shift Production Painter

Herman Miller | Zeeland, MI

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Posted Date 7/10/2019

About this Opportunity
Our Operations Teams are responsible for all aspects of manufacturing high quality products in a timely manner to delight our customers. Operations team members play an important role in Herman Miller's success and prepare us to help people do great things. All of our team members work in clean, bright environments that make use of Lean manufacturing principles. These teams share a passion for quality and hold safety as a number one priority.

As a Production Painter, you'll apply finish to Herman Miller manufactured product in a way that meets or exceeds job-related expectations for safety, quality, reliability, and environmental management.

What You'll Do
You'll have opportunities to speak up, solve problems, lead others, and be an owner every day as you...

  • Adjust the application process, equipment, and materials being applied to achieve the target appearance as specified by application inspection tools, color targets, production step-offs, and verbal instructions.
  • Apply stain and finish material as specified by Herman Miller drawings and routings.
  • Clean, set up, and adjust pumps, agitators, regulators, spray guns, and wiping materials.
  • Mix, agitate, and dispense finish material.
  • Perform daily "housekeeping duties" specified as part of daily Production Painter activity, including, but not limited to, sweeping, wiping, and discarding waste.
  • Read and interpret Herman Miller drawings and routings related to the product being manufactured, raw materials used to construct product, and required coatings to be applied.
  • Review, monitor, and share feedback with the Supervisor, Production Operator, and support staff as it relates to the "normal function" of process. Details include, but are not limited to, raw material inventory, oven temperatures, lighting, air make-ups, pollution control equipment, etc.
  • Set up, clean, and/or replace booth filters, band support rollers, part carriers, saw horses, etc., which are specified as part of daily Production Painter activity.
  • Use application process monitoring equipment, which includes, but is not limited to, film thickness gauges, gloss meters, viscosity cups, stop watches, graduated measuring cups, air cap gauges, temperature sensors, calipers, and tape measures.
  • Perform additional responsibilities as requested to achieve business objectives.
Sound Like You?
You might be just who we’re looking for if you have...
  • A high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Powder or liquid paint experience (preferred).
  • Color acuity that meets or exceeds requirements specified in Corporate Work Instruction 016.
  • The ability to read, understand, communicate, and interpret written and verbal instructions, apply manufacturer recommendations, manufacturing work instructions, work documentation, policies, practices, etc., in the English language.
  • The ability to perform the physical aspects of the job (lifting, bending, wiping, and standing in place) for periods of up to 10 or 12 hours.
  • The ability and desire to learn finishing technology.
  • An ability and willingness to work with paint products.
  • The ability to work cooperatively within the team as well as with members of other teams to meet goals.
  • A willingness to adapt to a continually changing environment.
  • A commitment to team success through reliable attendance.
  • The ability to make decisions based on a given set of criteria.
  • The ability to perform all essential job functions with or without accommodations.
Who We Are
At Herman Miller, our unique culture represents the collective attitudes, ideas, and experiences of the people who work here. We focus on protecting the environment, impacting our communities, exceeding the expectations of our customers through high quality products, and championing diversity in all areas of the business, and together we are on a journey toward a better world. We support the well-being of our employees in and outside of work by providing a variety of opportunities including award-winning work-life integration resources, development programs, complex health and wellness offerings, and much more.

Herman Miller is a globally recognized provider of furnishings and related technologies and services. Headquartered in West Michigan, we have relied on innovative design for over 100 years to solve problems for people wherever they work, live, learn, and heal.

Herman Miller is committed to diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer including veterans and people with disabilities.
Job Type
Full time

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