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Industrial Painter

Takeuchi Mfg (US) Ltd   Spartanburg, SC   Full-time     Manufacturing / Production / Operations
Posted on January 24, 2023
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readySC in cooperation with
Spartanburg Community College
is assisting with the recruitment and training for
Takeuchi Mfg (US) Ltd

Potential employment opportunities exist for:

Industrial Painter (1st Shift)
Recruitment #10-693-02

Takeuchi Mfg (US) Ltd manufactures hydraulic excavators, track loaders and other construction machinery.  We are seeking qualified candidates for the start-up of our new facility in Moore.  Enjoy work-life balance with a one-shift, 4-day work week!

Job Duties

  • Paint surfaces using spray guns, brushes, rollers and other paint processes to exacting quality standards
  • Prepare equipment and parts for the painting process (including masking/taping, shot blasting, cleaning, etc.)
  • Maintain all related equipment used for painting in good working condition
  • Perform a variety of duties to spray paint products or parts following established methods and procedures.
  • Clean all paint equipment including spray guns, brushes, rollers, flush hoses, clean booths and accessory equipment
  • Operate a variety of industrial mobile equipment including overhead lifting devices, forklifts and/or tuggers (gas, diesel, and electric)
  • Actively participate in process improvement activities (safety, quality, and productivity)
  • Keep work area clean, free from safety hazards and follow all applicable safety rules
  • Work as a team member and co-operate with co-workers
  • Work overtime when required, including weekends
  • Complete all other duties as assigned

Experience Required

  • 1 year of painting experience in a manufacturing operation
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Proficient in the execution of standardized methods and procedures
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing tools and practices
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Positive and cooperative 

Physical Demands

  • Moderate to heavy physical effort required including sitting, standing, walking, kneeling, squatting, climbing steps or ladders, grasping, fine and course manipulation, reaching both forward and above head level
  • Must be able to push, pull and/or lift up to 50 pounds; and safely operate assigned machinery
  • Must be able to stand and work for long periods
  • Must be able to work in varying temperatures

Shift Hours: 4-day work week, Monday-Thursday 6:00 am-4:30 pm

Starting wage: $20.00 per hour

Takeuchi Mfg (US) Ltd offers a competitive benefits package including affordable medical, dental and vision coverage, 401(k) – 100% match on 1st 4%, PTO, paid holidays, and wellness benefits!

*An Equal Opportunity Employer*