Excel Logo Banner

Powder Coating Associate

Excel Industries, Inc., 200 S Ridge RD, Hesston, Kansas, United States of America Req #40
Thursday, December 17, 2020
Summary of Responsibilities: 

Perform responsibilities relating to Excel’s powder coating operations including but not limited to:  operating manual electrostatic guns to apply the powder, inspecting parts for compliance to quality standards, applying touch up liquid paint, prepping parts for powder recoat, applying plugs/caps to protect unpainted areas, monitoring and maintaining equipment such as automatic powder application guns, powder reclaim system, paint line conveyor system, infrared and conventional cure ovens, pre-treatment system.  

Essential Duties:
  • Operate manual electrostatic guns to apply powder to parts.  (Approx. 35%)
  • Operate, monitor and maintain equipment (automatic guns, powder pick up and reclaim system, paint line conveyor system, infrared and conventional cure ovens, and pre-treatment system) (Approx. 20%)
  • Inspect parts for compliance to quality standards and apply liquid touch up as necessary.  (Approx. 20%)
  • Apply and remove plugs/caps to protect unpainted areas and blow off water from pre-treatment system (Approx. 15%)
  • Prepare parts for powder recoat by sanding down surfaces (Approx. 10%)

NOTE: These duties are subject to change as business needs and strategies evolve. Employee may be required to perform other duties of comparable complexity.

Education: 
  • High School /GED diploma preferred (required to maintain the pre-treatment system only)

Experience:
  • Minimum of one to two years of previous work experience

Required Skills:
  • Ability to comply with safety standards (full body Tivex suits, air purifying respirator)
  • Technical ability to escalate issues when identified
  • Able to follow standard work as trained by a supervisor or OpEx lead

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Excel Industries, Inc., 200 S Ridge RD, Hesston, Kansas, United States of America