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Painter I

Job Id:  39782
Job Family:  Production

Madison, SD, US

Employment Type:  Permanent


 We invite you to join our team as

Painter – 2nd shift

Positions located in Madison, SD


Joining Manitou means forging your career path as part of an international group offering real opportunities to make an impact through your contributions.


Manitou Group, a world leader in rough-terrain handling, invents, produces, distributes and services material for construction, agriculture and industries. We design, manufacture, distribute, and service products and solutions for the material handling, access equipment and compact earth moving activities that work smarter, faster, safer and cost efficiently. Through its iconic brands - Manitou, Gehl and Mustang by Manitou - and its network of 1,500 dealers worldwide, the group offers the best solutions by creating optimum value for its customers. With its headquarters in France, the group recorded a revenue of 1.9 billion euros across 140 countries in 2018, and it employs 4 400 people who are all committed to satisfying customers.


We are passionate about our products and people. We are a company that thrives on employee engagement and driven to achieve excellence. We are proud of delivering results through accountability, collaboration, integrity and teamwork.  We are Manitou.  


Convinced that work is a source of self-fulfillment, we look after the well-being of our teams by improving their work environment on a daily basis with a proactive Health and Safety Culture, open communication, recognition and developing our talent.


Primary Function:                                                                                                                                                                                                     

Under the direction of the Paint Department Supervisor/Team Lead perform a variety of tasks related to the painting and finishing details in the production process per specifications and in accordance with the production schedule.  This position will be required to perform other duties outside of the paint department. 



Position Responsibilities:

Maintain a safe work environment

Details are dependent on duties assigned, in general consist of the following:

  • Prepare surfaces of parts and equipment to be painted using brushes, scrapers, solvents, air grinders/sanders, etc. 

  • Pay apply tape over parts and areas that are not to be coated. 

  • May mix and prepare paint material for use. 

  • Fills cavities and dents with putty to attain smooth surface when needed. 

  • Transport of production components to proper location and set up parts and equipment to be painted. 

  • May perform sandblasting duties as required. 

  • Utilization of tank flushing equipment and station.  

  • Operation of the Hagger Press to complete production components. 

  • Completion of work orders and transfer of tickets as necessary.

  • Additional paint and fabrication assistance, as assigned. 

  • Assist in the control of inventory.  

  • Works under the general supervision of the Paint Department; instructions provided on new work and irregularities.

  • May perform maintenance and cleaning in work area and with other miscellaneous duties inherent to the job.

  • Other duties to be assigned based on qualifications and previous experience.


*** Able and willing to work in other areas as needed ***

Suggest and implement improvements.  Follow up on details.  Seek out productive work when assignments are completed.  Actively participate in continuous improvement of our products and processes to better serve our customers and improve the overall profitability.



Vocational or high school education or equivalent is preferred. Seek out productive work when assignments are completed.  Actively participate in continuous improvement of our products and processes to better serve our customers and improve the overall profitability.


Equipment: Paint/spray guns, Safety shoes, Safety glasses/goggles, Gloves, Respiratory, other PPE as needed


Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Repetitive tasks, Physically demanding, Manual dexterity, Attention to detail, Hand-eye coordination, Standing for extended periods, Lifting multiple pounds regularly


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Essential Skills: Reading text, Document use, Numeracy, Writing, Oral communication, Working with others, Problem solving, Decision

 Equal Opportunity Employer 

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