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Retroflex has become a well-known and trusted brand in the flexographic printing and gravure coating industries worldwide. With a total commitment to parts and service support for every customer, our reputation remains as solid as the equipment we build.  Our Painter plays a vital role in transforming custom converting equipment.

Job duties

  • Surface Preparation: Prepare surfaces by cleaning, sanding, scraping, and patching holes or cracks to ensure a smooth and uniform finish. Preparation also includes masking and covering areas not intended for paint.  Ensures items are properly hung and removed from conveyor hooks.
  • Paint Application: Apply paint and other finishes to surfaces using a sprayer, ensuring proper coverage and consistency. Understands the painting process, efficiently operates the paint gun, and makes equipment adjustments as necessary to produce quality finish.
  • Equipment Maintenance: Maintain and clean painting equipment to ensure optimal performance and longevity.
  • Safety Compliance: Adhere to safety protocols and guidelines while handling chemicals, and operating equipment to prevent accidents and ensure a safe work environment. Follow safety protocols and use protective equipment as required.  May perform basic material handling duties with the use of manual pallet jack and/or forklift to move material and stage materials.
  • Quality Assurance: Inspect surfaces for imperfections, drips, or uneven coverage, and make necessary touch-ups or adjustments to maintain high-quality standards.
  • Communication: Communicate effectively with team members to understand project requirements, provide progress updates, and address any concerns or issues that may arise.
  • Documentation: Maintain accurate records of materials used, hours worked, and tasks completed for billing and reporting purposes.
  • Problem Solving: Identify and troubleshoot any issues related to surface preparation or paint application and implement effective solutions to minimize delays or disruptions.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Previous work experience as a painter or similar role is preferred.
  • Proficiency in surface preparation techniques, paint application methods, and color matching is essential.
  • Strong attention to detail, manual dexterity, and the ability to work independently or as part of a team are also important.
  • Familiarity with different types of paints, finishes, and coating materials, as well as safety regulations related to painting, is desirable.

Preferred Skills Technical Capacity

  • Previous experience in painting or general labor preferred.
  • Knowledge of painting techniques and materials
  • Strong attention to detail and quality craftsmanship.
  • A self-starter.
  • A problem solver.
  • Ability to read blueprints and follow instructions.
  • Ability to operate tools and equipment safely and effectively.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of standing and performing repetitive tasks.
  • Must have manual dexterity to assemble products or machines as directed – Use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls and to climb or balance.
  • Required to walk; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; and talk or hear.
  • Must be able to regularly lift and move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and move up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Must have excellent hand-eye coordination.
  • Ability to differentiate between colored paints.

Retroflex is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and pregnancy-related conditions), gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, genetic information, service in the military, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and ordinances.

Job Type: Full-time

Position is full-time working 40 hours/week.

Salary: Negotiable


  • Company Paid Health insurance
  • Company Paid Life insurance
  • Company Paid Short Term Disability
  • Company Paid Long Term Disability
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Comprehensive Voluntary Insurance Benefits
  • 401(k)
  • Vacation
  • Flexible schedule

Schedule: 8-hour shift

Work Location: One location.