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Paint Process Engineer
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Normal, IL, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Prior supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment (1-3 years)
  • 1-3 years of experience with robotic electrostatic painting
  • Engineering degree in technical area (BSME, BS Chemical Engineering, etc.) required
  • 3-5 years of experience in a manufacturing paint shop
  • Ability to stand for 8-12 hours per day
  • Required to walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • Ability to lift and carry at least 25 pounds
  • Ability to perform all duties in a working environment that may contain dust, high noise levels, hot and cold weather
  • In this role, you will be responsible for the daily execution of the process in the paint shop. Areas of responsibility include air supply houses, booths, Robots, dispensers, and infrastructure that supports paint processes in the plant
  • Monitoring and adjusting the robotic processes in paint, troubleshooting paint applicators
  • Interface with maintenance personnel to ensure that the paint shop equipment is running properly and that predictive maintenance is being done
  • Troubleshooting and adjusting processes
  • Maintaining a feedback loop for paint quality and process
  • Using problem solving tools and techniques such as 5 Why's, DMAIC, 5S, etc, the Engineer will promptly address problems and act to define, resolve, and verify problem resolution with paint finish quality
  • Production reports and Scheduling
  • The Engineer will contribute to shift and daily reports to management as required and provide performance reports of production to plan
  • The Engineer will work with production scheduling to plan daily paint shop production and act to assure production readiness accordingly
  • EH&S awareness and status in paint
  • Use engineering principles to solve problems affecting manufacturing layout or production of our paint application process
  • Develop, process, and test materials used to create our high quality paint compounds and unique coloration
  • Devise efficient systems that integrate workers, machines, materials, information, and energy to optimize our paint application process and manufacturing floor layout
  • Perform process engineering and time studies as well as line balance analysis for work stations and areas
  • Write and train on Job Element Sheets / Standardized Work Sheets / Standard Operating Sheets to establish standardized and repeatable processes
  • Lead Autonomous Maintenance to help improve Mean Time Between Failure of equipment through study of equipment performance and manufacturer's technical data related to complex and varied equipment such as robots, applicators, pumping system, and air handling systems as well as cure systems
  • Engineer and develop new application systems and equipment and coordinate fabrication and construction to facilitate and improve Overall Equipment Efficiency
  • The Engineer will conduct periodic safety walks of the paint shop to assure that correct procedures are being followed
  • The Engineer will participate with the EH&S coordinator in generating reports for government regulation compliance
  • Managing Suppliers and Contractors
  • The Engineer shall oversee the activities of supplier service representatives and contract personnel working in the paint shop

10,001+ employees

Electric vehicles manufacturer
Company Overview
Rivian is on a mission to keep the world adventurous forever. The company believes there is a more responsible way to explore the world and is determined to make the transition to sustainable transportation an exciting one. Rivian designed their emissions-free Electric Adventure Vehicles to challenge what's possible.
  • Ownership for All: We offer every employee the opportunity to own Rivian stock through equity programs, supporting their financial wellness.
  • Mental and Emotional Wellness: We provide employees and their families access to mental wellness platforms and our Employees Assistance Program
  • Fertility and Family Planning: We support diverse family-building journeys, providing employees with benefits such as paid parental leave and financial support for adoption, fertility treatments or surrogacy.
  • Competitive Compensation: We offer competitive compensation packages driven by mutual investment in our long-term growth and success.
  • Career Development: We enable all employees to own their development. Continuous learning opportunities and tuition reimbursement help drive performance, boost engagement and develop future leaders.
  • Transgender Benefits: In alignment with WPATH guidelines, our 2022 plans provide coverage toward medical, pharmacy and cosmetic needs.
Company Core Values
  • A diverse workforce
  • Embracing active allyship
  • Purpose-driven partnerships
  • Supporting our team