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Role Summary: Unison Industries, a wholly owned subsidiary of GE Aviation, is a world leader in the design and manufacture of electrical components, sensors and systems for aircraft, industrial, marine and space. Unison's products span the globe and can be found on almost anything flying - from two place trainer airplanes to giant 747's and rockets traveling to space. We presently have an opening for a 1st shift Painter, working from 7 AM - 3:30 PM.
Essential Responsibilities: Participate in and support team initiatives; Receive guidance from higher level employees. Cross-train other employees as needed based upon knowledge and experience. Prepare and paint a wide variety of products with a range of finishes and processes. Utilize spray guns, paint cans, and touch up guns to finish product. Prepare materials for painting by cleaning, masking, ultrasonic cleaning, abrasive blasting or bead blasting, etc. Must be able to repair errors or faults in materials or surfaces. Mixing and testing paint for bellows to determine proper mixture. Operate high and low temperature ovens, as well as bellows oven. Monitor airflow and oven charts; Review expiration date of materials to ensure materials are current. Must be comfortable with working with a variety of chemicals (i.e. – isopropyl alcohol, ethyl alcohol, MEK, xylene, toluene, etc.) Compliantly complete all written and/or electronic labor tracking documentation. Perform in-process visual inspection of parts before and after product(s) is painted. Report problems to appropriate resource and/or Coach. Keep all shift operators informed on special problems involving operation or set up. Communicate with team to ensure all team members are aware of new processes and/or issues. May assist with proto-type or first time builds. Assists Engineering and/or Team in development and/or improvement of layout procedures and process sheets. Perform daily machine preventative maintenance, and change filter as necessary. Clean paint booths at a minimum once per week, or more frequently as needed. Keep equipment in operation by making timely adjustments. Proactively work to improve efficiency and quality of products; Must be FAA Certified. Utilize proper PPE, safety equipment, and follow safety procedures; Other duties as required per department.
Qualifications/Requirements: Education Required: o High School Education and/or GED. Experience Required: o Previous manufacturing experience preferred. Skill Level Required: o Requires use of basic hand tools and measuring devices (verniers, micrometers, measuring tape, calipers, etc.) with training; Proficient in use of basic computer applications. o Basic understanding of blueprint and process sheet interpretation. Must be able to interpret paint specifications within process sheets. o Understanding of basic mathematical principles, may have to perform metric conversions (i.e. – scale conversions) ; Must pass Visual Acuity Exam.
Desired Characteristics: Past experience with industrial, commercial, or residential painting. Past experience in a self-directed teaming environment Past experience in a manufacturing environment; Lean manufacturing knowledge
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