Powder Paint Operator

Date: Sep 14, 2021

Location: Fall River, MA, US, 02720

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 46127 


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Paint Room Operator



This Role In Summary:


Whirlpool is looking for qualified candidates for the role of Paint Room Operator. This position is located at Fall River, MA. This position is responsible for spraying surfaces of manufactured products with protective or decorative material, such as powder paint, using a spray gun and helping with hanging and removing components from the paint conveyor line as needed. The Painter maintains and cleans all spray equipment with solvent or similar cleaner.


Shift: 1st (6:30am-3:00pm) overtime as needed


Your Responsibilities Will Include


  • Powder coat components, including pre-treatment and finish coat and reading/organizing work orders.
  • Prepare spray paint equipment, including filling spray containers with correct powder, connecting all air hoses with available tools, and regulating width and pressure of spray according to knowledge of painting technique.
  • Spray paint manufactured articles on the paint line and clean all spray equipment.
  • Hang and remove components from the paint conveyor line to ensure a quality finish throughout the painting process.
  • May apply masking tape or other similar material over parts and areas that are not to be coated.
  • May clean grease, dirt, and rust from products using appropriate chemicals.
  • May hang components on the painting rack and remove them once they have gone through the painting process.
  • Maintain a work area and keep the area clean and organized, responsible for the maintenance of equipment.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by management.
  • Ensure the safe operation of equipment.
  • Recommend measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product.
  • Report immediately to supervisor/lead/manager all problems, which may affect safety, equipment, tooling, and/or quality.
  • Maintain full working knowledge of all processes.
  • Conduct himself/herself in a professional manner in accordance with company guidelines.

Minimum Requirements


  • High School Diploma/GED 
  • 1+ years of experience with powder coating process.
  • 2+ years of experience in manufacturing setting.



Preferred Requirements


  • Able to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Able to prioritize.
  • Experience working in a rapidly changing fast paced environment that requires strong teamwork.
  • Understanding of all tools, gages, equipment, and other various instruments used to perform position.
  • Experience with accurate arithmetic functions involving addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; using decimals, percentages, fractions, and ratios
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.


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