Painter (2nd Shift-4pm-2:30am)

Our Opening and Your Responsibilities

Our manufacturing facility in Columbus, OH is currently hiring a Painter. In this role, you will perform a wide variety of duties which include: 
  •  Ability to work from blueprints, shop orders, written procedures, and verbal instructions from a Supervisor 
  • Operating overhead cranes, jib cranes, battery and gas powered industrial trucks and hand trucks, airless, conventional, plural component and HVLP paint spraying systems, stud welding machines and air/electric powered man lifts. 
  • Using a variety of hand tools from wrenches and drills to dual action sanders and mixing equipment. 
  • Rigging large weldments safely with chains, shackles, hooks from spreader bars to accommodate painting. 
  • Visually inspecting finished modules, repairing as needed in accordance with accepted practices and quality procedures. Spray painting in a module booth and maneuvering weldments safely up to 25' long and 12' wide and weighing up to 12,000 pounds. 
  • Utilize a Dual Action Sander, scrapers and grinders to remove paint and prepare unsuitable areas of finishing. 
  • Maintain the booth periodically by cleaning it through stripping of paper from the walls, removing and replacing grating and scraping and recovering lights. 
  • Sweep the area of assignment daily and maintain an orderly and safe work area. Wears the proper PPE and ensures the proper care, storage and usage. 
  • During a given day the individual may work in any or all these areas 
  • The Painter must have knowledge of metals, abrasive blasting, industrial coatings and basic math. 
  • The individual must be able to read and write and properly perform duties related to required paperwork. 
  • They also must be able to use or be capable of learning to use a computer to access blueprints, procedures and other job duty related information and communication. 
  • Utilize airless and conventional painting systems to apply a uniform coat with a variety of industrial coatings to obtain the required coverage and dry film thickness as specified. 
  • Operate air powered mixing equipment included paddle mixers and shakers 
  • Abrades surfaces of metal or hard-composition objects to remove adhering scale and dirt, and to impart specified finish, using abrasive- blasting equipment: Shovels or pours abrasives, such as glass bead sand, grit, shot or other specified blast media of specified grade into machine hopper or reclaim systems. 
  • Masks specified areas of object to protect from abrading action. 
  •  Starts equipment that directs blast or flow of abrasive-laden compressed air, gas, or liquid over surface of parts. 
  • Manually directs nozzle over surface of large parts or inserts arms through glove-fitted cabinet openings and manipulates small parts under nozzle for specified interval.

What You Need to Succeed

  • High school diploma with excellent math and reading/writing ability
  • Product assembly experience
  • Experience with basic hand tools; powered and non-powered
  • Experience reading blueprints and schematics
  • Preferred: experience operating fork trucks and overhead cranes
  • Required: the ability to be certified
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment with related noise, electronic machinery, moving mechanical parts, etc.
  • The ability to lift and/or move up to 75 pounds

Our Offer to You

  • Medical, dental and vision care coverage and a 401(k) savings plan with company matching – all starting on date of hire.
  • Tuition reimbursement, educational matching gift program, parental leave benefits as well as perks and discounts.
  • All the benefits you would expect from a global leader such as paid time off, flexible spending, short-and long-term disability, basic life insurance, business travel insurance, Employee Assistance Program, and domestic partner benefits.
  • Global market strength and worldwide leadership in weighing.
  • A brand name that is identified worldwide with precision, quality, and innovation.
  • Thousands of patents, design and innovation awards.
  • A commitment to extraordinary service on our state-of-the-art equipment.

About Mettler Toledo

Working at Mettler Toledo means you are impacting the world in important ways. Our precision measuring devices span the world's laboratories, production facilities, and retail stores. We manufacture, sell, and service instruments that detect, measure, and weigh - from the infinitely small to the largest of vehicles or airplanes.

  • We help feed the world.
  • We impact how food is produced, packaged and made safe.
  • We help keep you healthy.
  • Our instruments make it possible for scientists to develop new drugs and bring life-saving medicines to the world.
  • Mettler Toledo products are important to the production and consistent quality of every kind of consumer product.

No matter how far human kind goes to explore new frontiers, Mettler Toledo is there to help make it happen.

Equal Opportunity Employment

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For those who prioritize precision, Mettler Toledo is precisely where you belong.









Mettler-Toledo, LLC

6600 Huntley Rd Columbus, OH 43229 United States

+1 (614) 841-7300