Coating Assistant - Painter/Powder Coater Job at J-Tec Industries, Inc, East Peoria, IL

  • J-Tec Industries, Inc
  • East Peoria, IL

Job Description

Who is Jtec

Locally owned and operated with large customer base across the US, Canada, and Mexico. Jtec is vertically integrated - our team does it all! From marketing and selling our product, on to R&D and production engineering teams. Raw materials coming in are machined, welded, painted, assembled, and shipped out to our customers. All with help and assistance along the way from administration and support roles: safety, inventory, quality, production support, maintenance, human resources, and more. We work to help each other improve, grow, and advance together .

What is Jtec

Jtec is at the forefront of new technology and growth, creating innovative solutions for an evolving material handling industry. In 2010, Jtec's flagship product was born: the CarryMore Tugger Cart System . This impressive Mother/Daughter cart tandem design would make its own reputation by reducing costs for users and improving delivery times to the lines and safety in the workplace. It continues today, in a continually evolving design, as the company's best-selling design. In 2016, Jtec's newest product line was introduced: CarryMatic Autonomous Materials Movement System , which is an electric powered system that allows for hands-free transport of materials working with AGV's and AMR's. Jtec Industries has a robust product catalog with four lines, and we are known for our expertise in cart solutions. With a commitment to quality and innovation , Jtec Industries is a trusted partner for businesses seeking to optimize their material handling processes.

Employee Engagement Focused - Employees are more than a number to Jtec
  • Quarterly employee engagement activities - usually involving favored foods such as our BBQ catered famous holiday luncheon , hamburger cookouts, Tremont Turkey Festival meal, and more.
  • One-on-one discussions 2-3 times per year to gain insight on areas the company and employees can grow together .
  • Teambuilding and friendly competition with bags/cornhole matches, giant jenga, etc..
  • Rotating "Teamwork Task Force" Employee Engagement Committee to help generate ideas for company events and choose our Jtec Masters' Employee of the Month.
  • And did we mention we like food?! Periodic Wellness Wednesday snacks and Fresh Cut Fruit Cup Fridays!
Competitive Pay and Benefits
  • Regular benchmarking our positions and benefits to remain competitive.
  • 401K Match : 100% company match of employee contributions up to 3% deferral, 50% company match of employee contributions between 3% and 5% deferral.
  • Company provided life insurance for employees and dependents.
  • Additional life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, critical illness and accident insurances offered.
  • Affordable health/dental/vision insurance.
  • High-deductible health plan with the option of HSA (Health Savings Account) with company match program.
  • Health and/or dependent care FSA (Flexible Spending Account).
  • Comprehensive Wellness Program (company paid annual biometric screening, health challenges, webinars, and more).
  • Start accruing paid time off from day one.
  • Eight paid holidays annually : New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas day, and an additional Floating Holiday placed annually by management.


The Coatings Assistant supports powder paint & other finish coatings by hanging, preparing, and packaging parts and products.

Duties and responsibilities
  • Wipe and clean items and surfaces to be finished. Mask, plug critical features like machined holes or other specified features noted on prints or as directed by Lead or Supervisor
  • Manually or mechanically load or unload materials from pallets, skids, platforms, cars, lifting devices, or other transport vehicles
  • Maintain correct part line density and hanging standard as directed by Lead or Supervisor
  • Visually inspect parts are they are being hung and unhung for scratches and defects, notify Lead or Supervisor of issues
  • Do not perform rework, unless trained and added to "approved grinder list"
  • Maintain job data as product is hung within Powder Spreadsheet
  • Ensure proper counts and quantities for finished product as product is being packaged for transportation within Gardena or other Jtec facilities
  • Attach identifying tags to containers or mark them with identifying information and make certain all internal loads have proper paperwork
  • Utilize the correct packaging dunnage or part protection to ensure product is not damaged due to contact with other parts or the containers
  • Education/Experience
    • High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate)
Working conditions
  • Sounds, Noise - Job requires frequent exposure to noises that may be distracting or uncomfortable
  • Indoors, Not Environmentally Controlled - Job requires working in a metal fabrication and warehouse environment without a cooling system.
  • Exposed to Contaminants - job requires frequent exposure to chemicals, gases, and odors related to industrial coatings
  • Wear Common Protective or Safety Equipment: Job requires constant use of the required personal protective equipment, in this case a respirator fit to the face
  • Duration of Typical Work Week - as a full-time position the standard schedule is 40 hours/week. Production volumes will often require voluntary or mandatory weekday and/or weekend overtime.
Physical requirements
  • Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as lifting, walking, stooping, and handling of materials
  • Must be able to lift and move 50 lb parts or fixtures.
  • Must be able to stoop, bend, and reach overhead to assemble and/or move products.
  • Must be able to work in safety sensitive role, fit for duty and free of any adverse effects of drugs or alcohol, including prescribed or over the counter drugs or other substances which may alter job performance during working times (e.g., drowsiness, impaired reflexes or reaction time, lack of concentration, etc.).
  • Must be able to pass respirator fitness for duty requirements.
  • Must be able to stand and work on your feet for an entire shift

Equal Opportunity Employer Jtec is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, genetic information, age, order of protection status, marital status, physical or mental disability, military status, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, or any other protected category.

Job Tags

Holiday work, Full time, Temporary work, Christmas work, New year, Flexible hours, Shift work, Weekend work, Weekday work,

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