Painter - 1st Shift at PPG INDUSTRIES INC in Peru, Illinois

Posted in General Business 13 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Painter 1st Shift

Performs production tasks and guides the activities of team members in order to meet daily productivity targets and quality standards

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.

• Turns valves and observes gauges to set pressure and to control flow of paint to each spray station.

• Adjusts thermostat to maintain specified temperature in paint tanks.

• Inspects painted units for runs, sags, and unpainted areas.

• Read/adjusts pressure valves to control direction and pattern of spray and to correct flaws in coating.

• Cleans paint from ceiling and walls of booth, conveyor hooks or grid, and from disks, cones, spray heads, and hoses.

• Hand sprays parts to cover unpainted areas or apply rust preventative.

• Mixes paint according to specifications with viscometer to regulate consistency according to changes in atmospheric conditions.

• Participates in problem solving and process improvement to correct failures, to meet customer commitments, or plant metrics and performance.

• Promotes and utilizes 5-S standards for the line to improve efficiency, cleanliness, and safety.


• High school diploma or general education degree (GED); 2 or more years of manufacturing experience preferred

• Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Basic math skills required.

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

• While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is required to walk and talk. The employee is required to be able to handle, feel, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to stand, climb, balance, twist, turn, stoop, kneel, crouch, and/or crawl. The employee must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and color vision.


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