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Pella, Iowa - Paint Specialist

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20000075 Requisition #

Pella Corporation - Pella, Iowa - is looking for individuals interested in joining our Production team on 2nd shift as a Paint Specialist.

 

Be part of a winning team that emphasizes professional growth and development.  A window of opportunity is open for individuals seeking meaningful careers with a strong, people-focused company headquartered in the nation's heartland: Pella, Iowa!

 

At Pella, we're all about building great windows and doors, strong customer relationships, and the rewarding career you've always wanted.  Pella Corporation is proud to be a privately held, professionally managed company.

 

Paint Specialist work as part of a team performing various tasks in the operation of paint equipment for the production of painted wood or metal parts.


We are looking for individuals with the following skills and abilities:


PELLA CORPORATION REQUIREMENTS:

* Pass drug screen

* Pass pre-work ability screen required

* Pass pre-work vision screen

* Pass color acuity test if tasks involve working with stain

* High school diploma or equivalency

* Pass pre-employment tests

* Work in a team environment with the ability to communicate in a concise, polite and respectful manner


WORK ENVIRONMENT:

* Noise level requires hearing protection in designated areas

* Seasonal high temperatures and humidity

* Work with hazardous materials

* Clothing spoilage may occur


ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Comply with safety, quality, and production requirements and procedures

* Regular/dependable attendance required

* Flexibility of work hours including overtime

* Able to work with and around moving equipment

* Operate paint equipment that requires close control and adjustment following production orders.

* Painting of wood and/or metal components and/or products.

* Maintain required records and understand paint and solvent chemistry


ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Ability to rotate to other positions as needed

* Chemical testing and troubleshooting

* Must maintain a PIV license (essential for some positions)

* Must be able to wear a respirator (essential for some positions)

* Other duties may be assigned


EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

* Manufacturing experience is preferred

* Job related experience is preferred


SKILLS AND TALENTS:

* Able to work with minimal supervision

* Proficient computer skills

* Read and interpret blueprints

* Decision making/Problem solving skills


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

* Lift up to 60 lbs. at waist level and up to 30 lbs. at shoulder level up to an occasional basis when moving products

* Push or pull with up to 70 lbs. of force up to an occasional basis when moving products

* Generate up to 65 lbs. of grip strength up to an occasional basis with each hand while handling products

* Generate up to 15 lbs. of pinch strength up to an occasional basis with each hand while handling products

* Display average coordination with both hands up to a continuous basis while performing job tasks

* Perform elevated work up to an occasional basis when handling products

* Stoop, kneel or squat up to an occasional basis when handling products

* Reach forward and to the side up to a frequent basis when handling products

* Stand up to a continuous basis and walk up to a frequent basis during the course of each shift

* Able to perform repetitive tasks up to 12 hours per day



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