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Paint Technician 3rd Shift

Requisition Number: POS2988

Region: US
States: Wisconsin, Wisconsin
City: Medford


  • Set-up all paint equipment for production runs
  • Monitor and troubleshoot paint processes and make necessary adjustments to insure maximum productivity while meeting quality standards
  • Must participate, and make satisfactory progress, in the Technical Development program with the ultimate goal of achieving Certified Technician status
  • Perform basic preventive maintenance, including cleaning, on all paint equipment 
  • Maintain all associated recordkeeping (production records, quality charts, parameter sheets, etc.) 
  • Provide direction and training to Operators assigned to the paint operation
  • Some programs may have vision requirements
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Safety/Environmental:
  • Where applicable, individual is pre-planning safety into work activities to improve performance
  • Proactively identifies safety concerns
  • Complies with Environmental Management System program SOP’s/WI, Policy & Program elements and encourages responsible use of resources
  • Actively participate in continual improvement/innovation, corrective action and internal/external customer satisfaction
  • Completion of one of the following:
  • -  Submission of a continuous improvement idea
  • -  Active participation in a Phillips-Medisize sponsored committee or event (Examples include a - Rapid Improvement Event, a 5S/Lean event, Safety Committee, Wellness Committee, Recycling Committee, Activity Committee, or other Phillips-Medisize sponsored community outreach project/event (United Way, Junior Achievement, etc.)

Qualifications - Education & Experience

  • Basic math, reading and writing
  • Must successfully pass the Tech Development Assessments to advance to level II & III
  • See Production Technician Progression Chart for more details

Qualifications - Skills & Competencies

  • Basic mechanical aptitude; ability to recognize potential problems with product or equipment and take corrective action
  • Ability to work with little or no supervision
  • Must be able to work with paints and solvents 
  • Must have basic math skills
  • Ability to adapt to sudden changes in scheduling of product
  • Must be a self-starter and possess effective time-management skills
  • Ability to participate effectively in a team environment
  • Good communication skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Some programs may have vision requirements


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