is assisting with the recruitment and on-the-job training for
Kardex US Manufacturing LLC. is located in West Columbia (South Carolina). We offer a job in an international company that is known for innovative solutions and that offers exciting tasks - in a climate where success-oriented work and self-reliance are fun. A company who take care of the people and people development.
Potential opportunities exist for:
Paint Booth Operator
PLEASE NOTE THIS POSITION DOES NOT INCLUDE RELOCATION
The Paint Shop Application Operator monitors and control powder coating process, perform application; Crate assembly; Assembly of small sub-assemblies with low vertical integration & packing final goods
Set up / prepare job:
Startup paint shop according to specifications
Prepare automatic application, set parameters on height movable powder pistols
Process color change
Coordinate loading/unloading with the Power & Free areas
Manage paint inventory (store new material, manage powder boxes in powder warehouse, make inventory corrections in ERP system)
Perform parameterization of paint quantity, painting speed, amperage, air volume, paint window, etc. according to economic and quality aspects.
Monitor manual application and intervene if necessary (paint quantity application, setting of manual guns, painting method, gun selection, ....)
Carry out, monitor and control automatic application
If necessary, apply coating manually, considering the required surface quality
Carry out rework if necessary
Perform final assembly of pre-assembled crates and pallets
Assembly of small sub-assemblies with low vertical integration
Order picking parts for final assembly with order picking list into handling unit
Picking and packing of final goods
Is available for general tasks in other departments
Ensure that the parts from the pretreatment are in perfect condition in terms of quality, notify supervisor if necessary
Visual inspection of the coated parts directly after the coating process; carry out random checks of the parts in the cure oven run-out zone
Analyze defects and weak points systematically (layer thickness measurement, crosscut testing). Propose and implement measures for improvement.
Record and document measured values in the production process, e.g. coating thickness measurements, process-related parameters.... record and document
Ensure optimum paint application quantity and coating speed.
Carry out quality decision if necessary
Maintenance and repair:
Eliminate minor malfunctions (e.g. change nozzle, clean filter.)
Carry out minor repairs (e.g. change hose.)
High School Diploma required, some college or business/technical trade school preferred.
Minimum of 2 year of related experience in a manufacturing environment.
Powder Coat painting experience is a plus.
Ability to operate all coating equipment including manual spray guns, hoppers, and booth collection systems
Uses the paint line efficiently with minimal stoppages and gaps
Knowledge of powder paint characteristics and application, the operation and repair of painting equipment, and material preparation
Knowledge of quality assurance and self-inspection techniques.
Ability to thrive in a fast paced start-up environment.
Ability to work well with other people and demonstrate team player behavior.
Must possess and demonstrate good written and communication skills.
Ability to problem solve.
Local candidates are preferred. No relocation assistance will be provided.