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Production Painter - 2nd Shift

Williamsburg, Virginia
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton Corporation Marina Power & Energy in Williamsburg, VA has an opening for Production Painter, 2nd Shift.
Hours: 11am - 7:30pm
Essential Responsibilities:
  • Will perform industrial painting and powder coat painting processes on production materials in accordance to specifications.
  • Will prepare material for painting operations by mixing coatings in proper quantities and viscosities; unpackages, cleans, moves, and jigs product as necessary.
  • Will apply specified coating to products. Utilizes print specification and appropriate measuring tools to perform work accurately and assure quality.
  • Will thoroughly clean all painting equipment as required to maintain in proper working order.
  • Will perform ongoing minor troubleshooting and maintenance of equipment.
  • Will also move material as needed to complete responsibilities using material handling carts. Will need lifting capabilities - 75 lbs.; push/pull 100lbs.
  • Exhibit a strong adherence to quality by continually seeking methods of improvement for all functions of the position. Ensure quality criteria are met by review of documents, consciences assembly and proper employment of quality verification checklist.
  • Receive and carry out work assignments from management and internal customers so as to fulfill customer orders in a timely manner.
  • Perform assigned function from oral / written instructions, drawings, travel documents, manufacturing information, hand drawn layout request. Closely follow established procedures for completing assigned function.
  • Comply with all safety requirements, including proper use of personal protective equipment and operation of equipment in a safe and competent manner. Understand and meet all departmental safety objectives and goals. Keep assigned work-area clean, organized, and orderly per 5S standards.
  • Ensure all safety and industrial hygiene requirements are maintained.
  • Work from manufacturing information such as Kanban cards, MI’s, requisitions and oral or written instructions.
  • Work with members of a team to effectively complete work assignment. Receive information from team members regarding customer needs and product requirements and utilize this information to perform one’s function.
  • Perform Lean Initiatives.
  • Perform routine preventative maintenance when required to ensure peak performance of all manufacturing equipment.
  • Perform special assignments and/or projects as assigned.
  • Perform flexible assignments as required by the operation as volumes shift.
  • Exhibit strong analytical and problem solving skills so as to resolve any obstacles or delays that may occur in the production process.


Basic Qualifications
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent from an accredited institution
  • No relocation provided. Candidates must reside within 50 miles of Williamsburg, VA to be considered.
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.
  • Minimum 1 year of previous experience in an industrial manufacturing environment in a production painting position. 
Position Criteria
While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly  required to stand; walk; stoop; squat; reach to or below shoulder level; lift; carry; push; pull; and use hands to handle and feel. The employee is frequently required to climb; and reach above shoulder level. The employee is regularly required to lift/carry up to 50 pounds. The employee is frequently required to push/pull up to 50 pounds. The employee is occasionally required to push/pull greater than 50 pounds. The vision requirements include far and close vision with depth perception. The employee is frequently required to use color discrimination. While performing the duties of this job the employee is frequently required to listen and regularly required to talk.

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: EPG RWDD Residential Wiring Devices Div

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: No

Requisition ID: 044677