Paint Prep

Job Summary:

Employee is responsible for preparing product for painting.  This includes inspection of product for missing welds, removing BBs, sharp edges, washing with pressure spray and dry with air before taking to paint booth.  In performing these responsibilities, employees are to work safely, efficiently and cooperatively in a manner that demonstrates team member involvement.

Responsibilities/ Tasks

  • Must be knowledgeable of all product inventory that is scheduled to be painted
  • Receive and accurately maintain work schedule from supervisor or lead person
  • Pull product from staging area using forklift, pallet jack or cart and take to prep area
  • Inspect product-remove sharp edges, BBs and smoothing welds using putty knife, sander, angle grinder or other hand tools if necessary
  • Move product into power wash booth to degrease.  Use of power washer and cleanser.  Employee may get wet when doing this.
  • Move product to staging area and dry with air hose
  • When time allows, deliver product from paint area.  Also, may need to move product from cart to rack using a hoist
  • Must be able to use forklift and pallet jack
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs on a regular basis
  • Must be able to bend, twist, squat repetitively throughout work day
  • Must be able to speak, write, read and understand English
  • See and hear within reasonably acceptable limits, (this includes the ability to see at a distance and peripherally)
  • Use time management skills and prioritization to accomplish the day’s tasks within the hours provided
  • Must be self motivated as  much of the day is unsupervised
  • This is a 40 hour per week position and may require mandatory overtime hours
  • Must be 18 years of age or older

These are not the only duties performed by the Paint Prep

Required PPE:

  • Steel Toed shoes
  • Safety Glasses
  • Face Shield – when using grinder/sander

Send resume to or fax to 260-624-2040 (Attention: Linda)

Linda Bohman, Human Resources

Vestil Manufacturing

2999 North Wayne Street, PO Box 507

Angola, Indiana 46703 USA