Paint line operator-3rd shift

Hamilton, Ohio, United Statesthyssenkrupp Bilstein of America Inc

Type of contract:Full-time, Permanent
Experience level:Entry Level (0-2 years)
Remote work:No specification
Job field:Production & Manufacturing
Status:Ongoing recruitment, entry date flexible
Posting date:2023/03/17
Job number:US_801207_AT_BILAME00690
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Your responsibilities

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Prepares for shift’s production requirements by: familiarizing themselves with schedule, noting part numbers and approximate quantities; powers-up Sames and Kremlin Panels, and paint drum agitators
  • Replaces clear plastic on booth lights daily, and protective cardboard floor covering as needed
  • Readies paint materials needed for the day’s production run and completes materials Log Sheet.
  • Upon placement of new drums, viscosities are measured and batch numbers recorded on log sheets.
  • Completes preparation by set-up of paint tables and encoding the Sames Unit.
  • Confirms operations readiness with other line functions before conveyor loading.
  • Primes system with appropriate color and records/ reviews on computer system.
  • Completes operations log, and ratio setting procedures as required.
  • Maintains frequent visual observation of painting process by shining light through paint booth windows, checking for complete coverage and fluid output. Performs random dry thickness tests during painting process.
  • Flushes paint system at close of production run. Powers-down Sames and Kremlin Units, as well as agitators when there is no next-day production. Removes plastic from booth lights.
  • Performs routine daily housekeeping duties at shift’s end, and as directed by Team Leader or Supervisor.
  • Responsible for compliance with all posted work instructions, including quality and safety.
  • Responsible for communicating issues to team leaders, and following shift’s crews when necessary.
  • Manually hand spray products

Your profile

Selection Criteria:

· Possesses a stable work history, preferably in a manufacturing environment, and a strong personal desire to work safely and maintain a safe working environment.

· Demonstrates a strong customer focus along with a great work ethic and willingness to do what needs to be done (without taking shortcuts.)

· Demonstrated knowledge of basic math, including working with decimals, and strong mechanical aptitude. Possesses a logical method of problem solving and willingness to learn and improve one’s skills. Demonstrates a strong commitment to meet and exceed customer requirements at all times.

· Must be able to work required overtime that can be substantial during peak customer production periods.

· Possesses good hand-eye coordination and is able to perform detailed work with a strong attention to detail and quality.

· Gains satisfaction from team accomplishments and takes pride in one’s contributions.

· Sets high expectations and achieves results.

· Uses time wisely and is accountable to self and the team.

· Able to lift up to 40 pounds, perform repetitious duties and walk or stand for long periods of time on a daily basis.

· Ability to read and understand blue prints and work instructions.

· Demonstrated reliability, good initiative, committed, and quality focused.

Educational Requirements:

· High School Diploma or G.E.D. and be able to read, write, and speak in English.

Computer skills and knowledge of hardware & software required:

· Basic use of a personal computer

Certifications & licenses (i.e. CPA, etc.):

· None required

Position Demands:

· Extended hours required during peak workloads or special projects.

Your benefits

Bilstein has great benefits to offer!

A Safe and Clean working environment. Temperature controlled manufacturing plant.

Health, Dental & Vision Coverage within 30 days of permanent hire.

401K Program with 50% vest after 1 year and 100% vest after 2 years

Paid Time Off + 13 Paid Holidays

Tuition Reimbursement Program

Company Bonus Program

Internal Growth Opportunities

Free Steel Toed Shoes


For additional information on our company culture, company benefits, or to potentially get scheduled for an interview, please text SHOCKS to 25000


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Important to us

Health & Safety

Highest health & safety standards and a wide range of health promotion and healthcare activities.

Highest health & safety standards and a wide range of health promotion and healthcare activities.

We value diversity

thyssenkrupp Bilstein of America is an equal opportunity employer and committed to diversity. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, gender, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age and veteran status or any other protected status required by applicable law.

Applicants with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation in connection with the application process are encouraged to contact us directly.


Our Automotive Technology business is passionate about the automotive industry and produces as well as markets high-tech automotive components worldwide. With over 20,000 employees, we are responsible for the success of this business. Our product and service range includes chassis technologies such as steering and damper systems and the assembly of axle systems as well as powertrain components for conventional and alternative engines. We also develop assembly systems for body-in-white construction and produce lightweight car body components in series.

thyssenkrupp Bilstein of America, Inc. is a world class manufacturer of suspension solutions headquartered in Hamilton, Ohio USA. thyssenkrupp Bilstein of America supplies products to a wide range of Original Equipment Automotive Manufacturers as well as Aftermarket and Motorsports.

From receiving your documents to acceptance: the application process

Step 1

Online application

Have you found an interesting vacancy? Then apply online. You won’t need more than 10 minutes. The entire application process – from initial contact to response – usually takes between four and six weeks.

Notes on application

You will have submitted your online application to thyssenkrupp in no time! As long as the position is available on our career page, you have the opportunity to apply.

We have adapted the application process to the current situation and conduct our interviews by video (not in the U.S.), telephone and also personally - in compliance with the applicable and necessary distance and hygienic rules. You will receive detailed information on this topic from our recruiting experts during the application process, while you can find general information and application tips here finden.

Further information about thyssenkrupp, our products and locations can be found directly on the company website.

We wish you every success with your application and stay healthy!


Move things forward with us - as colleagues and above all as a team.
Because together we dare to do something new and take things into our own hands.

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