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Job Description:

Job Summary
The paint supervisor will oversee all paint-related tasks. This position will be responsible to direct and coordinate the activities, schedules and resources of the painting team. This position will work with and coordinate all paint process improvements while working with Operations, Maintenance as well as the paint supply chain. The ideal candidate will reduce the overhead of paint supplies while increasing throughput through the paint process.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Knowledge and skill in applying various paint types and/or primers to a variety of materials under variable conditions including but not limited to temperature, viscosity, humidity and ventilation
Develop paint department employees to successfully apply coatings to specification and quality standards
Select appropriate coatings, paints, or sprays, or prepare them by mixing substances according to formulas, using automated paint mixing equipment
Will be required to read and understand formulas and follow written and verbal directions
Forecast painting schedule for outgoing orders/equipment
Establish coating application standards such as primer, paint, clear coat, curing and repair
Motivate and coach the department team members to focus on paint improvements
Coordinate facilities and vendors to support painting operations and schedule preventative maintenance
May be required to maintain daily maintenance on paint booth and also paint equipment
Responsible for becoming proficient in the use of the equipment required by the job function
Will be responsible for following departmental employee objectives, standards or directions
Always wear protective clothing and respirator
Adheres to safety, quality, inventory and production guidelines
Follows company policies and procedures
Physical Requirements:
Unimpaired speech, hearing and sight
Posture changes such as sitting, reaching, climbing, standing, walking and lifting intermittently
Standing and walking on cement
Climbing on and under machines
Must be capable of lifting a minimum of 70 pounds from ground level to chest level
Must be able to discriminate between colors and judge brightness and shade
Job Requirements:
3-5 years of supervisory experience a must, preferably 1-2 years in a paint setting
Knowledge of paint production processes
Ability to lead people
Ability to work with others
Effective communication skills and employee skills
Ability to accept added responsibility
Organizational skills
General Performance Expectations:
Improve throughput of work in department
Responsible to keep work area safe and organized
Attend appropriate production meetings and provide appropriate reports
Responsible to keep safety incident reports to a minimum
Work with the HR Department on employee issues regarding adherence to company policies.
Make employees aware of their responsibilities, functions, expectations and company policies

Note: This job description is general in nature and is not designed to contain or to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Apply in person at 231 East Avenue A, Salina KS 67401 or online using the link to careers page at the bottom of this page.


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Contact Information:

Jason Torrey
228 E Ave A
Salina, Kansas 67401
Job Link: PKM Steel Careers Page

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