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Finishing Technician - BB3 in Appleton, WI at ITW Welding

Date Posted: 1/13/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Appleton, WI
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    2 to 5 years
  • Date Posted:
    1/13/2019

Job Description

BASIC DESCRIPTION:

The Finish Tech will provide technical expertise and assist leadership in developing, facilitating, implementing, and troubleshooting process within the Paint Department processes.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

This includes but is not limited to following:

  • Primary contact concerning chemicals used in area
    • Work with supplier to ensure consistent quality, performance and on time delivery
    • Work with chemical supplier on product testing and maintaining pretreatment supplies
    • Check and maintain chemical levels in a safe manner and maintain SDS log for department
  • Conduct scheduled operator PMs and coordinate maintenance repairs
    • Oversee cleaning/maintenance of system
    • Maintain filter press and clarifier on waste water system
    • Conduct daily titrations, record results and make appropriate adjustments
    • Check coating weights on stage 4 and record results
    • Conduct annual cleaning of pretreatment system
  • Provide technical support to environmental, maintenance, engineering tech's and production teams
    • Assist in paint quality testing and order supplies for areas of responsibility.
    • Provide troubleshooting support to paint processes and implement effective countermeasures
    • Drive quality, operational and safety enhancements within the department.
    • Be the primary contact for any environmental, paint processes, or alarms as they occur.
  • Oversee daily system start up; including bake oven, dry off oven, and pretreatment system.
  • 50% of the time will be used to help the paint line run effectively, duties include but not limited to: hanging parts, painting parts, moving materials, ordering supplies, inspecting parts, packaging, cleaning work areas, etc.
  • Work with paint line personnel on break rotations, vacations, and daily production when needed

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 2-5 years of finishing experience is preferred but not required
  • Team player that is mechanically inclined and must have a strong working knowledge of powder coating, pre-treatment and waste water systems.
  • Self-starter that is quality conscious and is detail orientated.
  • Problem solving, analytical, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Resourcefulness in accomplishing objectives with solid decision-making skills
  • Applicant must be willing to become certified in the following; respirator training, Lockout / Tag-Out, Haz-Comm, SDS training, PPE training, fire extinguisher training, crane operation, slings & straps training and confined space training.
  • Applicant must successfully pass an assessment of pretreat and wastewater systems prior to completion of probationary period.
  • The applicant must be able to adapt to a fast-paced work environment safely with minimal training and must be able to stand for 8 to 12 hours and lift 50 lbs.
  • Good communications skills
  • Overtime will be required
  • Must be willing to cross-train