• Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Type: Contract to Hire
  • Job #14423

Position: Painter / Loader
Pay: $18/HR 
Shift: 2nd Shift (4pm – 3am)

Position Responsibilities / Loading:

  • Use Pieces Not Shipped list to verify the pieces to be loaded.
  • As pieces are loaded, mark off the pieces on the Pieces Not Shipped list.
  • Band materials, box materials, shrink wrap materials to ensure safe and easier loading and unloading.
  • Cutting, carrying, and stacking of 4 x 4 wood dunnage.
  • Load trailers not to exceed 45,000 pounds in a safe manor ensuring safe travel for both materials and drivers using overhead crane and lifting devices.
  • Turn in Finished Left to Load list, or Pieces not Shipped list, to the plant manager, signed.
  • Anything else the plant management team deems necessary for the customers’ satisfaction.

Position Responsibilities / Painting:

  • Using overhead cranes and lifting devices or proper lifting techniques, lay out materials to be painted.
  • Ensure materials are marked with proper paint colors, no paint zone.
  • Sweep or blow off materials for a clean surface.
  • Check paint color in pump or load the correct paint color/type.
  • Spray materials.
  • Flip materials by hand or by crane.
  • Paint materials.
  • Stack materials in staging area for loading.
  • Using an elcometer test paint thickness twice per shift and write down the results on the mill thickness log.
  • Anything else the plant management teams deems necessary for the customers’ satisfaction.

Candidate Requirements:

  1. High school diploma or equivalent.
  2. Overhead crane experience a plus.

generous compensation and benefit package (after 90 days), as well as 401K (after one year).

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