Painter - Wet Coat- 2nd Shift - Dept. 63

Beaver Dam, WI 53916
United States
Job Description

Painter - Wet Coat- 2nd Shift - Dept. 63

Posted Date

2 months ago(10/11/2023 9:51 AM)

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Job Location: Address

210 Corporate Drive




Beaver Dam

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Our growing company is seeking to hire a Painter (Wet Coat) at our high volume, high quality and fast-moving facility. As an employee/owner at MEC, you will apply powder or liquid paint to products where high grade and decorative finishes are required ensuring required film thickness and cosmetic requirements are met.


A role like this comes with some important responsibilities, some of those responsibilities include:


  • Understands gun, pump, and other equipment operations and makes adjustments as trained to produce quality parts economically.
  • Follows proper paint procedures including distance from gun to part, flow rates, air pressure, and overlap.
  • May clean and prepare surface of article to be painted.
  • May select and mix coating liquid to produce desired viscosity.
  • Perform preventative maintenance as scheduled.
  • Troubleshoot equipment.
  • May rack work pieces on conveyor.
  • May inspect parts.
  • May pour coating liquid into spray container and connect gun to air hose.
  • Set up paint gun and adjust settings as needed.
  • May identify proper paint via structure information.
  • Load and move material to work area.
  • Properly use HVLP and Static paint guns.
  • Identify and troubleshoot paint defects.
  • Correctly rework parts with paint defects
  • Maintain a clean and properly functioning gun.
  • May be responsible for the safe handling, transfer & labeling of Hazardous Waste as detailed in the annual RCRA training class.
  • May perform additional duties as assigned.


Why Work for MEC?

We don’t want to brag, but we are honored to be the largest fabricator in the nation for 9 years in a row. In fact, you can find MEC on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MEC). This would not be possible without the hard work and dedication from our 2,500 plus team members. MEC is employee-owned company meaning that what YOU do on an everyday basis impacts our success as a company.  We’re also proud to be a company that is highly involved and actively supports the communities in which our facilities are located. 


Founded in 1945, MEC is a manufacturer that provides a broad range of Prototyping, Metal Fabrication, Tube Bending, Machining, Welding, Coating, and Value-Added Assembly services to a variety of markets including Commercial Vehicle, Power Sports & Recreational Vehicles, Agriculture, Construction & Forestry, Military, Mining, Automotive, and Power Generation companies. We continue to have an aggressive growth plan, operating 19 manufacturing facilities that are strategically located near its customers in eight states.


What Does It Take to Be a Fit for This Role?

  • Having painting experience is preferred.  
  • Must be able to wear a respirator.
  • Have the ability to stand for 8+ hours each day. Able to work overtime as needed.
  • Ability to understand work orders and follow instructions.
  • Ability to understand and follow at MEC safety policies and procedures.
  • Ability to bend, stand and lift up to 50 lbs. on a regular basis.


United States