Paint Technical Manager


Chattanooga, TN

Industry: Chemicals


Less than 5 years

Posted 423 days ago

  by    Benjamin Workman

This job is no longer available.

Plastic Omnium - Chattanooga, TN

Job Description

Conferring to production/Quality/time and costs standards: Maintain the paint production process (robots, booths, water treatment processes), develop application and paint process, ensure basic maintenance, analyze and corrects deviations in such way that equipment OEE is improved.

Main Deliverables :

  • Safety in paint line
  • Scrap
  • Paint consumption
  • Paint OEE (Overall Equipment Efficiency)
  • Standardization
  • Paint assessment results
  • Work according to SHE requirements (LOTO, grounding…) and promote safety mindset on day to day basis
  • Develop paint programs and path teaching of robots as well as assist in new product development.
  • Deploy paint standards in the shift
  • Start and stop the paint line
  • Control paint operation and equipment (including robots)
  • Check quality and conformity of the application process according to quality requirements and procedures (PPCM)
  • Apply maintenance level 1 procedures for robots and all paint equipment (guns, jigs…)
  • Maintain paint applicators
  • Support Mix Room (technical)
  • Assist with creating work instructions
  • Minimize stops of the paint line
  • In case of defects, contribute to root cause analysis, action plan set up and deploy within his shift the corrective actions
  • Contribute in continuous improvement workshops; propose measures to improve product and process quality
  • Follow up and optimize continuously paint consumption (primer, basecoat, clear coat, hardeners, and solvents, rinsing solvents…)

Work Instructions, procedures and information:

  • IMS, POMS, Optimap, Optipro
  • Participate in Continuous Improvement tools (POSITIVE, POMs, Focused Improvement Roadmaps, etc)


  • Engineeringtechniciandegreepreferred
  • 2-3years experience in painted parts production
  • Ability to deploy structured problem-solving process
  • Must be a team player, flexible, and have good communication capabilities
  • Must be rigorous regarding respect of standards and rules (SHE standards)

Job Type: Full-time


  • Painted Parts Production: 4years