Industrial Painter

Shift:  5:00 am – 3:30 pm

Monday – Thursday

Overtime may be required


KEITH Manufacturing Co. has the following job opening.  If you feel you qualify for the position and would like to apply, please submit your completed application to

Job Brief

As a KEITH Manufacturing Co. Painter in our RFII Value Stream, you will be responsible for preparing material to be painted by removing grease, slag, dust or debris.  You will operate a spray painter to apply industrial paint finishes on metal or aluminum parts.  The ideal candidate will have a steady hand and keen attention to detail.


Essential Functions

  • Ensure all surfaces are clean and ready to accept paint
  • Paint material in a paint booth, utilizing a paint sprayer
  • Inspect completed parts to meet KEITH Quality Control standards
  • Clean and flush paint system, as needed
  • Reload the painting system with paint or solvents, as needed
  • Replace paint filters and update paint filter log, as needed
  • Follow safety and security policies and procedures
  • Maintain a clean work environment
  • Able to operate the required machinery in the area
  • Maintain a “customer first” mindset for productivity and quality
  • Maintain 6S in the work area
  • Meets agreed upon Company and department goals in a timely manner
  • Arrives to work, meetings, and appointments, and other work-related functions on time and as scheduled


Peripheral Duties

  • Able to operate other equipment in the area when necessary
  • Ability to interpret instructions and respond to directions
  • Inspect all equipment periodically to ensure it is operating properly and replace faulty equipment


Minimum Qualifications

  • Previous experience painting with a sprayer
  • Familiar with spray equipment maintenance, adjustments, and clean-up
  • Prepping experience preferred
  • Forklift experience preferred
  • May be required to pass employer performance tests
  • Be at least 18 years of age


Working Conditions

  • Works in a Production Shop
  • Exposure to continual noise daily from machines


Equipment/Machinery Used

  • Painting Equipment
  • Abrasive Cleaning Equipment
  • Straightening Press


Physical Requirements

  • Able to sit or stand for 10 hours at a time
  • Able to lift 25 lbs.


Personal Attributes

  • Useful interpersonal skills and relationship-building skills
  • Ability and willingness to follow directions
  • Able to work independently
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment