Industrial Painter

Location: Jesup, GA

Company Overview:
Sierra International Machinery is a leading manufacturer of balers and shears for the recycled materials industry. With a strong commitment to innovation and quality, we design and produce cutting-edge machinery that helps our customers efficiently process and manage recyclable materials. As an industry leader, we are dedicated to delivering reliable and durable equipment that maximizes productivity while minimizing environmental impact.

Job Description:
Sierra International Machinery is seeking a skilled and experienced Industrial Painter to join our dynamic team. The Industrial Painter will play a crucial role in our manufacturing process, ensuring the application of high-quality finishes to our machinery that meets our strict standards of aesthetics and corrosion resistance.


Surface Preparation: Prepare surfaces for painting by cleaning, sanding, and applying appropriate primers. Remove rust, dirt, and debris from surfaces to ensure optimal paint adhesion.

Paint Application: Apply paint using various techniques, including masking, priming, and spraying, to achieve smooth and consistent finishes. Follow specific instructions regarding color, texture, and thickness requirements.

Mixing and Matching: Mix paint colors and pigments to achieve desired shades and hues. Match existing paint colors and textures for touch-ups and repairs.

Equipment Setup: Set up and prepare painting equipment, such as spray guns, brushes, and rollers. Ensure that all equipment is in good working condition and adhere to safety protocols.

Quality Control: Inspect painted surfaces to ensure adherence to Sierra International Machinery's quality standards. Identify and rectify any paint defects or inconsistencies, such as runs, sags, or uneven coverage.

Safety Compliance: Adhere to all safety guidelines and procedures, including the proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE). Follow established ventilation and waste disposal protocols for paint materials.

Documentation: Maintain accurate records of painting activities, including paint types used, color codes, project progress, and any issues encountered. Provide detailed reports and documentation as required by the company.

Collaboration: Work closely with the engineering and production teams to understand project requirements and provide input on paint specifications or modifications. Communicate effectively with team members to ensure a smooth workflow and timely completion of projects.


  • Painting Expertise: A minimum of 1 year of experience as an industrial painter, preferably in a manufacturing or fabrication environment. Proficiency in applying paint using various techniques, including masking, priming, and spraying.
  • Surface Preparation: Knowledge of surface preparation techniques, including cleaning, sanding, and applying primers. Familiarity with different surface materials and their specific preparation requirements.
  • Color Mixing and Matching: Ability to mix paint colors and pigments to achieve desired shades and hues. Experience in color matching for touch-ups and repairs.
  • Attention to Detail: Meticulous attention to detail to ensure smooth and consistent finishes. Ability to identify and rectify paint defects or inconsistencies.
  • Safety Consciousness: Thorough knowledge of painting safety practices and procedures. Commitment to maintaining a safe working environment for oneself and colleagues.
  • Team Player: Excellent communication and interpersonal. Ability to collaborate effectively with team members from various departments to achieve production goals.
  • Adaptability: Willingness to learn new painting techniques and adapt to changing priorities in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.
  • Basic Computer Skills: Proficiency in using computer applications for documentation and communication purposes.

Sierra International Machinery offers a competitive salary package and a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, retirement plans, and opportunities for career development.

Join our team of dedicated professionals and contribute to the production of cutting-edge machinery that helps shape the future of the recycled materials industry.

Note: This job description is intended to outline the general responsibilities and qualifications of the position. It is not exhaustive and may be subject to change or modification to meet the evolving needs of the company.

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