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Paint Process Engineer


Casa Grande, AZ      Full-Time

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We are currently seeking a Paint Process Engineer.  This position requires an experienced professional with a comprehensive experience in paint processes and will be responsible for developing optimal topcoat/sealer/PT-Ecoat processes. Our ideal candidate exhibits a can-do attitude and approaches his or her work with vigor and determination.  Candidates will be expected to demonstrate excellence in their respective fields, to possess the ability to learn quickly and to strive for perfection within a fast-paced environment.

The Role:

  • Knowledge in Pretreatment-Ecoat/Sealer/Topcoat
  • Flexible Shift Work
  • Support the new paint shop start-up from initial concept all the way to volume ramp-up.
  • Help achieve the defined volume, premium paint appearance quality, costs and safety objectives.
  • Develop and implement paint process quality control plans for pre-treatment/E-coat, sealer, primer, top coat and finesse/polish.
  • Forge excellent cross functional relationships with engineering, suppliers, quality, and manufacturing (Body-In-White & General Assembly).
  • Develop and implement Paint PFMEA standards and policies
  • Process Control Plans.
  • Coordinate launch activities and trials with both Product and Plant Engineering.
  • Develop and implement training programs for production associates.
  • Identify, trial and implement any new tools, equipment and processes that could improve quality and manpower efficiency.
  • Effectively manage and balance safety, quality, throughput, cost, and people to provide maximum value to the customer and the company.


  • 5+ years of relevant experience in a similar role within an automotive OEM paint shop.
  • Fluent with equipment & process planning, budget process and simultaneous engineering activities.
  • Experienced team player.
  • Process Control Plans.
  • Fanuc Automation Experience Preferred.
  • Passion to continuously improve and maintain the process.
  • Six Sigma or Lean Manufacturing certification preferred.
  • Experience with driving standard methods and procedures.
  • Preferred experience with water based paint processes.
  • Greenfield paint launch experience.
  • Knowledge of paint equipment & layouts.
  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering Preferred (Chemical, Manufacturing / Mechanical / Electrical / Operations / Industrial). Or Equivalent Experience.
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