Paint Lead
Holman Enterprises

Bartlett, Illinois

Posted in Automotive

Job Info

Holman is a global automotive leader that serves both commercial and consumer clients The Holman Way by always doing the right thing for our people, our customers, and the community since 1924. The Holman story began nearly a century ago as a single Ford dealership in New Jersey. Today, Holman, headquartered in Mount Laurel, New Jersey, is one of the largest family-owned automotive service organizations in North America with more than 6,500 employees across North America, the UK, and Germany.

Holman delivers a unique range of automotive-centric services including industry-leading fleet management and leasing; vehicle fabrication and upfitting; component manufacturing and productivity solutions; powertrain distribution and logistics services; commercial and personal insurance and risk management; and retail automotive sales as one of the largest privately owned dealership groups in the United States. Guided by its deeply rooted core values and principles, Holman is continuously Driving What's Right.

Holman has a great opportunity for a Paint Lead to join our team in Bartlett, Illinois.

What will you do?

- Lead, plan and train department members responsible for performing a variety of skilled, semi-skilled, and unskilled tasks related to providing quality paint jobs.

- Responsible for performing some of the most complex work in the department as well as administrative support duties.

- Serve as a mentor/resource to other employees in the department for complicated issues.

- Properly clean and prepare surfaces to be painted including degreasing/power washing, surface pre-treatment, scraping, masking, sanding, seam sealing, and other paint prepping processes.

- Read work orders and properly determine the color and amount of paint required for job(s).

- Mix paints, enamels and primers to match standardized and specified color requirements.

- Must be able to isolate painted/unpainted areas (i.e., masking, taping doors, etc.).

- Apply and verify proper application of seam seal to bodies and compartments for quality water sealing and rust prevention.

- Apply a variety of coatings to obtain a high grade and decorative finish on both vehicles and working components.

- Ensure the required consistency and viscosity of paint for spraying or brushing.

- Correct mistakes such as smoothing rough spots, touch up painting and repairing surface defects as necessary.

- Responsible for the maintenance and repair of all spray equipment.

- Clean and maintain the paint mixing room, air make-up units and paint booths - Possess an understanding and exercise extreme care during the operation and movement of large parts while using the company lifting systems.

- Inform and communicate suggestions and errors to relevant departments for the continuous improvement of the manufacturing/finishing/installation process.

- Apply all paint materials within the standard operating procedures.

- Safely work with paint waste and hazardous waste generated from the paint process.

- Comply with Resource Conservation Recovery Act (RCRA) hazardous waste procedures.

- Oversee hazardous waste management process.

- Understand the value that quality plays in the overall success of the company, help in increasing the quality of our products for the appearance and safety for our customers.

- Must comply with the company's safety policies and clean initiative standards. - Perform all other duties and special projects as assigned.

What are we looking for?

- High School Diploma or GED.

- Valid driver's license.

- ASE certification; B2 and B3 certification required and B4 certification recommended.

- Must be certified for paint application; PPG Certification Preferred

- Must have a high school diploma or GED with 5+ years of refinishing experience.

- Must have the tools necessary to perform the required duties.

- Supervisory skills highly desired.

At Holman, we exist to provide rewarding careers and better lives for employees and their families. We hire, train, empower, and reward exceptional people. Our journey is guided by our desire to get it right every time and the acknowledgement that we have an opportunity to be better. To be better, we have to do better, and to do better we must know better. That's why we are listening, open to learning new things - about ourselves and each other. We will never stop striving for improved diversity, equity, and inclusion because we are successful together when we feel trusted and supported. It's The Holman Way.

Holman provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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