Motor City Racks - Industrial Painter

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Recruitment #11-363-04


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Piedmont Technical College 
is assisting with the recruitment and training for

Motor City Racks is a leading provider of custom fabrication and automotive packaging design services. With over 20 years of experience in the manufacturing industry, we have earned a reputation as an innovative, solutions-based company that is fast, reliable, and cost-effective. We pride ourselves on delivering high-quality products and services to our customers. Motor City Racks is a family oriented company with strong ties to the community, fully supporting community involvement. By joining the Motor City Racks team you will have the stability of working for a growing company and the opportunity to work within an autonomous role.

Potential employment opportunities exist for our new facility in Laurens:

Industrial Painter

Job Purpose and Summary: Responsibilities include but not limited to, paint the product with a spray gun, keeping paint booth in good working condition, keeping the spray gun clean and perform maintenance on the equipment in the paint area, follow customer specs and paint processes, and other duties as required.
Specific Functions of the Job:
  • Follow customer specifications for the paint process in regards to each shipping container. 
  • Complete quality inspections and paint tests on racks prior to shipment 
  • Paint, stencil or touch up the product before it goes onto the truck 
  • Ensure all products adhere to the production specifications of the customer 
  • Must be able to move in various positions to paint the whole container 
  • Inspect all work, prior to sending it down the line 
  • Maintain safe work practices 
  • Assist in training & mentoring newer employees 
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment i.e. work station, lunchroom etc. 
  • Present a professional image of Motor City Racks, and a personal commitment to the safety and well being of all employees. 
  • Participate in continuous improvements, 5S and 8 Waste initiatives, including and not limited to processes, production flow etc. 
  • Report any hazards to the Plant Manager or Supervisor immediately so corrective action can be taken. 
  • Support the Health & Safety Program 
  • Practice safe and proper use of machinery and tools 
  • Perform all other duties as required 
  • You must adhere to Motor City Racks Culture and Guiding Values as stated in orientation. 
General Attribute/Competencies:
  • Ownership – Take pride in the work that is accomplished, and understand the function or process flow for the larger picture. 
  • Organization – Able to maintain process to ensure all relevant information or tools are accessible. 
  • Attention to Detail – Attend to details and pursue quality in the accomplishment of tasks, regardless of the volume of duties encountered. 
  • Adaptability – Adapt and respond to changing conditions, priorities, technology and requirements. 
  • Results Orientation – Able to focus on desired outcomes, and the means by which they are achieved by meeting and or exceeding standards based on past performance, goals and objectives, and on the performance and/or achievements of others. 
  • Teamwork – Works cooperatively and effectively with others to reach a common goal. 
  • Cultural Sensitivity – Promote an inclusive environment by understanding all cultural groups. 
  • Commitment to Health & Safety – Work in compliance with all acceptable health and safety legislation and established policies and procedures. 
Minimum Experience, Abilities Required:
  • 1+ years experience in a manufacturing paint setting
  • Electro-static paint experience an asset. 
  • Forklift experience an asset 
  • Ability to read a tape measure 
  • Understand basic tool functions 
  • Hand eye coordination 
  • Physically capable of lifting in excess of 40lbs 
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time 
  • Must have electrical steel toe boots 
  • Must have reliable transportation 
  • Must be able to work any 3 shifts and overtime when needed 

  • Monday through Friday Schedule
  • Competitive pay
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off / PTO
  • Dental insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Employee assistance program
  • Team Environment


An Equal Opportunity Employer

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