Powder Paint Prep Operator - 2nd Shift

For nearly 75 years Rice Lake Weighing Systems has been a successful, growth-oriented company known as a leader in the weighing industry and our community. We are currently seeking a Powder Paint Prep Operator to join our energetic and skilled Truck Scale department.

The Powder Paint Prep Operator is responsible for ensuring all parts are properly prepared for the painting process, according to standard work instruction and Rice Lake quality standards. The Paint Prep Operator completes this process by deburring product and removing welding spatter using power/hand tools. The Paint Prep Operator must also use chemicals to clean the product. It is essential to properly hang/rig parts on the crane and rail system; all items must be inspected to ensure they are clean and ready for the paint process. The Paint Prep Operator uses spray equipment and a manlift to rinse parts and apply phosphatizing chemicals. Various power tools are used such as; hand grinders, dual action (da) sanders, wire wheels, power washer/spray wand, and other equipment such as a forklift or overhead crane system. This employee must keep orders prioritized and work in a fast-paced environment to meet production expectations and customer demands. Other functions as assigned.

This is a regular full-time position and will work Monday - Friday 3:30 pm - 12:00 am, with overtime available.

Education and Experience

High School Diploma or equivalent (GED)


Ability to read manufacturing documentation

Experience with power tools preferred

Good communication skills preferred

Blueprint reading skills preferred

Ability to operate a forklift and overhead crane (on the job training is provided)

Certificates, licenses, training, or other job-related requirements

No current restrictions prohibiting regular lifting of 50 lbs.

RLWS is a successful, energetic, customer-driven organization that offers competitive wages, great working conditions, medical, dental, vision, flexible spending, disability, life, vacation, sick time, holidays, profit sharing, 401k, and wellness benefit programs.

If you need assistance with your application, please contact Rice Lake Weighing Systems at (800) 472-6703. Rice Lake Weighing Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. Rice Lake Weighing Systems is a Substance-Free Workplace and requires pre-employment drug screens.

Full time
Salary Range
$26,000.00 - 41,000.00
per Year
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Rice lake, WI 54868, US