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Coatings (Paint)


Role Profile & Pay Grade:
Non-Exempt, VII


Van Wert, Ohio


We make life better, one relationship
and one vehicle at a time.


To be the partner of choice, dedicated to
safety and innovation, delivering an exceptional
 experience through empowered employees.

Summary of Responsibilities

To prepare the vehicle for the painting process; to perform high quality automotive painting on vehicle chassis, vehicle module, cabinets and/or small parts.  To perform high quality coating applications such as interior and exterior grade linings; to assemble and apply the stripe layouts to the vehicle using established prints and layout designs or by creating new prints and designs.

Summary of Activities

Responsibilities Activities
Comprehend work orders Receive, review and interpret instructions and prints for each unit or job. Plan details of working procedure, tooling and material requirements
Sanding Module, chassis and other assembly parts as needed
Masking and unmasking Module and chassis as needed
Assembly and disassembly of module and chassis
Color creation and paint mixing Applying the stripe layout and painting vehicle’s stripe and painting the vehicle’s chassis and module
Mask off and unmasking the chassis and module
Degrease the stripe area
Painting of miscellaneous small parts and the vehicle’s doors Application of all coating/lining products to require vehicle assemblies both manufactured and purchased
Prep Paint and Painting Formula mixing and color blending, painting of single stage, base/clear coat or tri-coat applications
Verification and inspection of final finish
Layout and lettering design and application
Complete minor painting operations Touch-up minor defects from paint operation

Technical Skills/Competencies (Technical Knowledge, Education and Experience)

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Two years prior working experience in automotive painting with AXALTA paints
  • Experience with multi-color painting applications
  • Experience with formula mixing and color blending
  • Experience with bodywork, sanding, masking, hand/air tools and tape measu

Personality Traits / Core Skills

  • High cooperation with bodywork and vehicle prep departments

Essential Functions/Physical Requirements

  • Ability to pass spirometric testing and physical requirements
  • Cleanliness and operation of equipment including earplugs, respirators, spray gun and hoses
  • Complete all work as detailed in the summary of responsibilities of this position profile at acceptable productivity and quality levels
  • Demonstrate all technical skills/competencies and core skills as referenced in this job specification at acceptable productivity and quality levels
  • Demonstrate reasonable and reliable attendance
  • Maintain any required licensures and/or certifications
  • Operate all job-related equipment or machines at acceptable productivity and quality levels
  • Successfully pass a post offer drug test, as well as random, reasonable suspicion and post-accident drug and alcohol test thereafter
  • Ability to lift and move up to 100 pounds with assistance, regularly require to walk, talk and hear, reach with hands and arms, stand, crouch and kneel; frequently required to use hand to finger dexterity in order to handle objects, tools, and/or controls; occasionally required to stoop or crawl