Paint Engineer
Dawsonville, GA 
Posted 26 days ago
Job Description

Safety is #1 at BTD: Our expectation is that every employee: 1) Strictly follows safety policies, rules and safe work methods. 2) Promptly corrects or reports safety hazards or unsafe conditions. Promptly reports injuries for prompt diagnosis and treatment. 3) Makes regular suggestions for safety process improvements to support continuous improvement in safety.

Essential Functions:

1. Establish and implement BTD's Paint processes.

2. Develops and helps design systems and processes to prepare materials for Ecoat and powder paint.

3. Works with personnel engaged in constructing, controlling, and improving equipment to carry out material preparation and paint application.

4. Prepares Standard work instructions.

5. Analyzes operating procedures, equipment, and machinery functions to reduce processing time and costs.

6. Assist in problem solving and prevention activities for the main facilities in the Paint Shop (Paint Booth, Oven, etc.)

7. Serve as a technical expert during new product quote and launch.

8. Request materials and equipment needed to prepare for production.

9. Review and evaluate current processes and compare with the latest technology and capabilities.

10. Ensure environmental compliance in paint systems. Check and confirm local and federal laws, regulations, and rules as required

11. Leads or participates in root cause identification and corrective actions to resolve issues involving noncompliant product or material.

12. Analyzes, calculates payback and recommends equipment for the manufacture of products.

13. Complies with BTD's management system and processes.

14. Performs other work-related duties as requested.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Graduation from high school or equivalent and two or four year technical college or university with degree or certificate in a mechanical, electrical, or industrial engineering or related field along with two (2) to five (5) years of progressive experience in painting operations in a manufacturing environment; six (6) years directly related experience may substitute for advanced degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of Paint Application Systems (minimum of 2 years). Must possess a valid Driver's License.

Experience and Skills Required: At least two years of recent paint line experience in operations, manufacturing engineering or quality and the following skills and abilities:

1. Ability to effectively communicate with computer, phone, drawings, speaking and written skills.

2. Strong working knowledge of the equipment, materials, methods and processes associated with Ecoat and powder paint systems.

3. Strong working knowledge of the BTD management processes and procedures system and the ability to enforce company standards.

4. Ability to read, interpret and understand the use of production blueprints and specifications.

5. Ability to convert manufacturing processing plans into action; provide implementation of planned processing.

6. Can provide, communicate and implement ideas that improve safety, quality, delivery and cost in part processing.

7. Adhere to BTD's employee safety manual.

8. Ability to establish, encourage and maintain effective working relationships with others.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of the job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of the job, the employee may be exposed to weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
2 years
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