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Oshkosh Corporation Industrial Painter Trainee, 1st Shift in Riceville, Iowa

About McNeilus, an Oshkosh company

McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing Inc. is an industry leading manufacturer of concrete mixers and refuse truck bodies. McNeilus has long been the industry standard when it comes to transporting concrete to the job site with our rear discharge mixers, as well as the Oshkosh S-Series front discharge mixer. McNeilus also produces a complete line of high-performance rear load, front load, and automated side load refuse bodies to augment any refuse collection fleet.

Looking to join an established company with potential to grow your career? Then you have come to the right spot!

If you are dependable and looking for an exciting new opportunity, join our team of Industrial Painter Trainees in our Riceville, IA production facility.

  • $1,000 Sign on Bonus*

  • Starting Pay: $18 - $20/hour based on experience

  • High school diploma/GED Not required

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K

  • Paid Time Off

  • Pay Increases every 6 months, based on performance

  • Company Bonus Pla n

JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for the application of paint and other coatings using electrostatic / air assist paint guns and other automotive type paint application devices on Company products including military spec paint. This position has the knowledge and skills to perform in any and each area of the paint process.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

These duties are not meant to be all-inclusive and other duties may be assigned.

  • Prime, paint, and touchup vehicles with power spray equipment and brushes. Flush tanks, hoses, and guns prior to color changeovers. Mix all types of paints for proper color, formula, conditions, viscosity, and consistency. Perform titrations and mix or adjust chemicals as needed

  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment in compliance with safety procedures, rules, and proper 6S standards. Demonstrate best practices to follow all safe procedures in assembling and testing of all models/products in assigned job function

  • Upkeep of work area and equipment which may include preventative maintenance tasks. Inspect product before, during, after paint process to ensure specifications are being met.

  • Sand, wash, and condition parts as necessary. Light bodywork may be required.

  • Inspection of completed parts for quality, validate components meet

  • Team member has the knowledge and skills to perform in every area of the paint process. Assist training new team members on processes and equipment functions

  • Any other tasks assigned by Supervisor to meet company needs

  • Participate in onboarding training and annual training related to being a hazardous waste handler as required by the EPA RCRA hazardous waste rules. This will include ability to understand what waste hazards are, storage time limits, satellite accumulation, marking, labeling, weekly inspections, aisle space, storage, manifest shipping, use and location of emergency equipment, response to spills and fires, evacuation routes, etc.

Minimum Qualifications are:

  • Willingness to learn the industrial paint process to proficiently paint in an assigned area of the facility

  • Able to read checklists, paint codes, safety logs, and other required documents

Preferred Qualifications:

  • HS Diploma or GED

  • Industrial paint experience

  • Previous experience in a manufacturing environment

We offer our employees an outstanding range of benefits, including:

  • Eligibility for medical, prescription, dental and vision insurance after 30 days

  • Up to ten thousand dollars each year for tuition reimbursement so you can continue or pursue your education

  • 401k plan with company match, $.50 for every dollar up to 6%

  • Company bonus plan

  • Many, many more!

    *Sign on bonus to be paid out in two parts: - $500 paid after 30 days of employment, $500 paid after 90 days of Employment

High school diploma/GED not required for this job. If you choose, we will provide financial assistance to get your education, from GED up to a Masters’ degree—up to ten thousand dollars per year!

If this sounds like the opportunity you have been waiting for, please click Apply now!

Oshkosh is committed to working with and offering reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to disability for any part of the employment process, please contact us at: 920-502-3009 or corporatetalentacquisition@oshkoshcorp.com.

Oshkosh Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. This company will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application.

Oshkosh Corporation will not discharge or in any manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Oshkosh Corporation's legal duty to furnish information.

Certain positions with Oshkosh Corporation require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations or the Export Administration Regulations. Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. Persons," as defined in these regulations. Generally, a "U.S. Person" is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum.

Advance your career by advancing the world. For many of our team members, this is more than a career. It’s a calling. Oshkosh is home to thousands of difference-makers working together to build, serve and protect people and communities around the world. From the front lines to the firehouse, the people we serve are driven by a sense of purpose. The people who work here are no different. Our engineering and product innovation help keep soldiers and firefighters safe, is critical in building and keeping communities clean and helps people do their jobs every day. As part of a People First culture, you’ll be encouraged and empowered to take ownership of your work, develop your career and make a real impact on the world around you.

Oshkosh is a global company that designs and manufactures some of the world’s toughest specialty and access equipment under the brands of JLG®, Pierce®, Oshkosh® Defense, McNeilus®, IMT®, Frontline™, Jerr-Dan®, Oshkosh® Airport Products, and London™.

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