Temp Part-Time Production Spray Painter in Coxsackie, NY at Ducommun

Date Posted: 1/23/2023

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Job Description

Temp Part-Time Production Spray Painter

Job Description

Temp Part-Time Production Spray Painter 

No Experience Needed! Training Provided! We are growing and looking for motivated individuals to learn our business and grow with us! 

This occupation requires the application of protective paint finishes to parts, assemblies and sub-assemblies made of plastic, ferrous and non-ferrous metals, using brush and spray-painting techniques and equipment. 

Who are we?

Founded in 1849, Ducommun is the oldest company in California. Starting as a hardware supply store during the California Gold Rush and eventually assisted in the birth of the aerospace industry in Southern California by providing aircraft aluminum to early aerospace pioneers like Lindbergh, Douglas and Lockheed.  

Today Ducommun is a global provider of innovative manufacturing solutions for customers in the aerospace, defense and industrial markets. We specialize in electronic and structural systems, producing complex products and components for commercial aircraft platforms, mission-critical military and space programs, and sophisticated industrial applications.  

Our Facility in Coxsackie, NY manufactures large, complex contoured structural components and assemblies for aerospace and other applications. Our integrated processes include stretch-forming, thermal-forming, chemical processing, precision fabrication, machining, finishing processes, and integration of components into subassemblies. 

Why Ducommun? 

•        Excellent company culture – as recognized by Newsweek’s Top 100 Most Loved Workplaces

•        Opportunity for career growth

•        Great benefits including paid vacation and sick time, 401K match, Employee Stock Purchase Program, annual bonus plan, and tuition reimbursement 

Job Summary

•       Sets up, operates and maintains spray guns and other painting equipment.

•       Prepares part surfaces for application of coating to ensure proper adhesion of the paint, which may include sandblasting and masking of parts

•       References, locates and interprets blueprints, specifications, and work orders.

•       Determines from specifications, blueprints or work orders the type and color of primes, paint, protective coatings and/or solution required.

•       Mixes and thins paint to proper consistency.

•       Locates color break areas, decals and/or insignias and paints or mounts such items per use of customer specifications, blueprints and simple arithmetic.

•       Applies primer and matte topcoats to interior and exterior of parts, subassemblies and assemblies.

•       Works to required tolerances in the application of finished surface coats.

•       Verifies and evaluates thickness and location of painted surfaces for acceptance or rejection of product.

•       Performs basic/simple rework and touchup, feathering, shading and blending of primer and matte topcoats by the use of spray gun and brush.

•       Maintains full understanding of rework procedures.

•       May perform such work incident to work described above, such as touchup, masking, sandblasting, sanding, priming, sealing and surfacing.

•       Maintain acceptable labor reporting in BAAN.

•       Maintain accurate log entries pertaining to the work being performed and dictated by customer specifications and company standard work documents (SWDs).

•       Maintains strict adherence to company SWDs.

•       Maintains a high level of 6S involvement.

•       Support Lean initiatives by participating in CI events and/or providing ideas for improvements in the area.

•       Responsible for the proper handling and management of hazardous waste generated in their work area.

•       Acceptable attendance is an essential function of the position.

•       Must be willing and able to work overtime as necessary.

•       Performs other duties as assigned or required by the position. 

Physical Demands & Work Conditions

•       Ability to set up and operate various types and sizes of spray guns, paint mixers, and other painting equipment

•       Ability to use references to obtain easily identified information, to use simple arithmetic, including decimals and fractions.

•       Demonstrate the ability to read and interpret mylars/engineering drawings.

•       While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

•       The employee frequently is required to walk and sit.

•       The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

•       Must be able to communicate effectively.

•       Annual baseline hearing test is required.

•       The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

•       Working conditions are: 100% manufacturing environment.

•       Regularly required to work near moving mechanical parts.

•       Regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and airborne particles.

•       Noise level is usually loud.

•       Ability to wear personal protective equipment as required by safety standards.

•       Hearing protection must be worn in designated manufacturing areas.

•       Fully enclosed shoes of solid, leather construction with a steel or composite toe cap (ANSI Z41 compliant) must be worn in all manufacturing areas.

•       Full Ty-vek suit required in restricted areas.

•       Supplied air unit required in booth while painting.

•       Safety glasses (ANSI Z87 compliant) required in all manufacturing areas.

Skills & Qualifications

Required Skills & Qualifications

•       High school diploma or equivalent required.

•       6 to 12 months’ Manufacturing or Warehouse experience is preferred.

•       Basic math skills required – decimals, percentages, fractions; geometry and trigonometry preferred.

•       Computer Skills - able to learn new screens, reports, functions, software programs and internal ERP systems.

171 Stacey Road
Coxsackie, New York, 12051
United States


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