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Blount International, Inc. Paint Line Tech MS IV - (WEEKEND) in Kansas City, Missouri

Paint Line Tech MS IV - (WEEKEND)

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Date: Feb 1, 2021

Location: Kansas City, MO, US

Company: Blount International

Work Location: Kansas City, MO (Mfg Plant)

Functional Area: Manufacturing

Number of Openings: 1

Current Openings:

Blount International, Inc. has an exceptional opportunity.

We are committed to excellence in our people, products, performance, and profits. We believe our team members are the foundation of our Company's success, and we are committed to continuous improvement and learning, exceptional quality, connecting with our customer, and good relationships with our team members.

Location Address: Blount International, KC Manufacturing Plant, 4840 E 12th St, Kansas City, MO 64127


The successful candidate will be resposible for running the Paint Line, which consist of a Paint Booth, Parts Washer, Cure Oven and Burn Off Oven. This individual will also be responsible for guiding and directing the Paint Line Team.


  • Report safety hazards

  • Follow evacuation / emergency procedures.

  • Understand and apply Hazard Communication Standard, Lockout/Tagout, machine guarding, bloodborne pathogens and confined spaces as applies to position.

  • Understand and use correct gloves, safety glasses, steel toe shoes, hard hats and hearing protection.

  • Demonstrate proper bending, lifting, pushing and pulling techniques

  • Ensure blade stamp information matches production order

  • Identify paint quality issues by performing visual inspections

  • Monitor paint thickness, adhesion and cure and make adjustment as necessary

  • Attend shift start up meetings

  • Lead / Attend area DMS meeting

  • Assist in keeping paint line running

  • Understand and maintain relationships with Heat Treat, Fusion, Quality Control, Maintenance, Straightening and Manufacturing

  • Shipping departments.

  • Set up the powder coating guns, booth and controls

  • Monitor the guns and booth and adjust as necessary

  • Monitor paint levels and add as needed

  • Clean reclaim system as needed

  • Clean and change filters as needed

  • Change color when needed

  • Startup and operate the entire paint line that includes the paint booth, wash system and cure oven

  • Perform titrations and pH checks to monitor the wash solution level in the washer and adjust accordingly

  • Monitor paint thickness of fixtures and burn paint off with a burn off oven as needed

  • Enter production numbers into SAP

  • Using FIFO move orders to and from the line

  • Oversee individuals loading/unloading product

  • Ensure hook burn off scheduled is followed

  • Keeps DMS board updated with production totals and records issues

  • Communicate with prior/next shift

  • Consult with Operators and Supervisors and Quality

  • Work Instructions

  • Paint Log- Track Part numbers, how many parts per the order

  • Tub Traveler Form- This keeps track of the work order and production numbers.


  • High school diploma or nationally reconized regionally accredited equivalent required.


  • Technical Skills - Demonstrate Proficiency in basic math skills, chemical tesing, use of testing equipment (mil thickness gauge) and use of computer for data entry.

  • PC Skills - Outlook, SAP/ERP

  • Interpersonal Skills: - Core Competencies; Customer Focus, Flexibility, Good Relationships, Quality Commitment and Continuous Learning.

  • Demonstrate Proficiency with oral and written communication, listening, accuracy, conflict resolution, problem solving, decision making, project management, time management, organization, results orientation, creativity/innovation, stress tolerance.

  • Management/Leadership Skills: Action oriented, directing others, delegating, developing direct reports, influencing others, educating/mentoring others, conflict management, leading change, team building, and seting priorities.


  • Must be available to work onsite for the following shift(s):

  • Weekend Shift: 5:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m., Friday - Sunday

  • Additional overtime may be necessary to support business needs, reasonable notice will be provided


Blount is a global manufacturer and marketer of replacement parts, equipment, and accessories for consumers and professionals operating primarily in two market segments: Forestry, Lawn, and Garden (“FLAG”); and Farm, Ranch, and Agriculture (“FRAG”). Blount also sells products in the construction markets and is the market leader in saw chain and guide bars for chain saws. We also supply original equipment manufacturers (OEM) with cutting attachments.

Blount offers products under the brand names of OREGON®, Carlton®, Woods®, KOX, SpeeCo®, ICS®, Pentruder, and Merit. For more information, visit www.blount.com.

Blount will only employ those who are legally authorized to work. Any offer of employment is contingent on the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen. It is the policy of Blount International to provide equal employment to all qualified persons without discrimination based on sex, race, color, religion, age, marital status, national origin, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other status protected under law.

During the application process we will not ask for or collect any confidential, proprietary or sensitive personally identifiable information (e.g. date of birth; drivers license number; or credit card, bank account or other financial information) (collectively, “Sensitive Information”). If you submit any Sensitive Information, you do so at your own risk and we will not be liable to you or responsible for consequences of your submission. This notice should not be construed as an offer of employment or creating any terms of employment.