Job Description

Summary: Rust-Oleum Corporation has an immediate opening for a position of Paintmaker in our Milling & Shading department. The Paintmaker assures product quality by setting up, operating, or tending machines to mix or blend materials, such as solvents, resins, pigments, latex, and other chemical additives in a safe, consistent, and efficient manner to ultimately provide paint to the customer.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Observe machine gauges and equipment operation to detect defects or deviations from standards, and make adjustments as necessary.
  • Determine paint flow, viscosity, and coating quality by performing visual inspections, or by using machinery.
  • Weigh or measure chemicals, coatings, or paints before adding them to machines.
  • Select appropriate coatings, paints, or sprays, or prepare them by mixing substances according to formulas, using automated paint mixing equipment.
  • Set up and operate machines to paint or coat products with such materials as silver and copper solution, rubber, paint, glaze, oil, or rustproofing materials.
  • Turn dials, handwheels, valves, or switches to regulate conveyor speeds, machine temperature, air pressure, and circulation, and the flow or spray of coatings or paints.
  • Start and stop operation of machines, using levers or buttons.
  • Record operational data on specified forms.
  • Start pumps to mix solutions and fill tanks.
  • Operate auxiliary machines or equipment used in coating or painting processes.

Required Skills
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • 1-3 years of experience in manufacturing/chemical processing environment.
  • Prior paint manufacturing experience is preferred but not required.
  • Good written and verbal communications skills.
  • Ability to work well with other peer groups.
  • Knowledge of industrial safety regulations.

Additional Consideration Given to Those With:
  • Exposure to quality programs
  • Paint/Coatings/chemical industry knowledge or experience
  • Previous experience with safety programs

Job Location
Williamsport, Maryland, United States
Position Type
Street Address


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