Spartan Motors Paint Prep - (AF11262) in Charlotte, Michigan

Paint Prep - (AF11262)

Job Requisition ID: AF11262

Job Title: Paint Prep

Job Type: Full-Time

Location: Charlotte, MI

Post Date: 04/27/2018

Job Description:


The Paint Prep position is responsible for the preparation of cabs and parts prior to painting for Spartan’s emergency response cabs and bodies.


• Sanding of cabs in primer state as well as aluminum state

• Washing of cabs parts before and after primer

• Masking of cabs to create several tones per vehicle

• Learn and retain skills and practices needed to complete duties in assigned area

• Read and follow detailed operator instructions, installation drawings, blueprints, etcetera, as required by a particular area

• Understand, and be able to articulate, the production flow of an assigned product line or area

• Self-check work and inspect prior processes

• Use basic hand, electric, cordless, and pneumatic tools, as required

• Meet production goals

• Maintain a clean and safe work area

• Initiate process improvements

• Support 5S in work area

• Communicate with manufacturing and other cross-functional teams (engineering, materials, purchasing, sales, etcetera) to resolve issues

• Work in close proximity with customer, as needed

• Solve complex problems with minimal assistance


• Excellent attendance

• Positive attitude

• Strong and consistent attention to detail

• Self-motivated with the ability to stay on task

• Team oriented

• Basic computer skills are required

• No critical shortcomings on last performance review

• Body and paint experience preferred

• Working knowledge of application of fillers, putties, and primers

• Able to:

o Tolerate very high heat temperatures

o Be exposed to high dust & chemicals

o Work overtime on short notice

• Be willing to:

o Wear PPE respirators for extended amount of time

o Learn and rotate within all areas pertaining to this job description

o Improve self / area / company (including pursuing additional training, if needed)

o Develop a working knowledge of Spartan’s systems (example: AS/400)

Spartan Motors Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status or disability.