2nd Shift Finisher

Job Description

Applies standard finishes to both production and prototype machine parts.

Required Skills and Education


  • Works under direction from supervisor to utilize blueprints and process sheets to implement painting processes, applications and techniques where tolerances are measured in terms of thickness and are moderately difficult to meet.
  • Assists in determining the type of finish, quantity and color to be utilized in conformance with military specifications as well as selecting the proper method, equipment and tools to complete task.
  • Ensures proper surface masking and preparation, mixing epoxies and solvents to appropriate ratios by weight, volume or viscosity
  • Mixes and applies a wide variety of paint finishes such as acrylic, enamel, lacquer, duco, wrinkle and both urethane and plastic-based products to specific colors, consistencies and viscosities requiring a moderate knowledge and understanding of their qualities in order to achieve desired effect.
  • Assists in testing drying, curing and baking times for unusual finishes. Adjusts temperatures according to atmospheric conditions, finish requirements and experimental bake times.
  • Regulates spray gun and ventilates spray booth according to temperature and humidity requirements. Assists in calculating requirements if methods are being tested.
  • May assist in utilizing a silk-screening method transferring images from screen to metal using various techniques and a variety of mixed inks. Pays close attention to controlling atmospheric impact to ensure quality graphics transfer.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as required.

  • Preferred Skills and Education

    Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent and one (1) year experience in a manufacturing paint shop.

    About BAE Systems Electronic Systems

    BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services.
    The Electronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United States, United Kingdom, and Israel. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

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