Paint Prep Associate

Takeuchi Mfg (US) Ltd   Spartanburg, SC   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
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:

Paint Prep Associate
Recruitment #10-693-08

Takeuchi Mfg (US) Ltd is locating a new facility in Spartanburg County. 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
  • 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
  • High School Diploma (or GED) 
  • 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, Mon-Thu 6:00am-4:30pm
Starting wage: $18.50 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*