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Paint Setup Operator Job

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We Light the Way!


Acuity Brands (NYSE: AYI) is transforming the lighting industry. We take pride in our 12,000 employees, and they take pride in working with the best in the industry.  Join a team committed to lighting the way to a more brilliant, connected, and productive world.  Individually we are talented, but together we are unstoppable.  

How you will contribute:

The pace of powder paint operations is dictated by the automated paint line.  Powder paint remains at a constant rapid pace throughout shift. This is a 1st Shift Position, 40 hours per week plus Mandatory Overtime, Including Saturday Overtime. Overtime is Required.

Paint Setups are primarily responsible for the following:

  • Perform part count, Align color paint sequence, Setup auto paint line (build up and tear down)
  • Perform chemical testing, Perform data collection
  • Perform all aspects of Paint Manufacturing Operator (MO) position
  • Perform inventory control procedures/paperwork/computer work
  • Not Climate Controlled, Very Hot during the summer. 
  • PPE- Safety glasses or goggles, Leather, Kevlar, and cotton gloves/sleeves, Hearing protection (where applicable), Chemical PPE (Tyvek suit, and rubber nitrile gloves), OSHA – approved respirators, Arm Sleeves

Qualified Applicants will have:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Pass Respiratory Physical and cleared to wear required OSHA respirator
  • Color, distance and peripherial vision
  • Basic Math skills and ability to learn basic chemistry skills
  • Ability to read and interpret documents in English
  • Ability to Stand, Walk, Forward Bend, Squat, Kneel, Crawl and Twist
  • Ability to work at a range of 0-60"

  • Exerting in excess of 100 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 lbs. of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 lbs. of force constantly to move objects, including the human body.  Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for Heavy work.

Physical Requirements

  • Medium work


We invite you to apply today to join us as We Light the Way to a Brilliant, Productive, and Connected World!


Please utilize the internal career site to apply if you are a current employee at Acuity Brands. 


We value diversity and are an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regards to race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, ethnicity or national origin, disability, pregnancy, religion, covered veteran status, protected genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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Accommodation for Applicants with Disabilities:  As an equal opportunity employer, Acuity Brands is committed to providing reasonable accommodations in its application process for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. If you have difficulty using our online system due to a disability and need an accommodation, you may contact us at (770) 922-9000.  Please clearly indicate what type of accommodation you are requesting and for what requisition. 


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Acuity Brands will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees. This includes any Agency that is an approved/engaged vendor, but does not have the appropriate approvals to be engaged on a search.

Req ID:  2910

Nearest Major Market: Winona

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