Automotive Paint Sander/Masker

at Maaco in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Automotive Prepper/Sander

The Prepper/Sander is a critical position in our production shop environment to keep the production paint line continuously moving vehicle units through the paint booth, balancing time efficiency and quality. Compensation based upon experience.

Core Competencies:

Ability to follow verbal and written work instructions
Able to muititask and be detail-oriented
Willingness to work overtime hours if needed
Results driven
Posess good decision making ability and sound judgement
Commitment to continued learning
Roles and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Sand vehicles in accordance with the MAACO Procedures
Keep the Masker supplied with a sufficient volume of properly sanded vehicles at all times, and perform the work within the established time frame (average of one hour per vehicle, 8 per day in accordance with Maaco’s 8-4-2 Production Operating Model).
Using and maintaining all autobody shop equipment in a safe and judicious manner.
Adhering to all health regulations and utilize all safety equipment.
Adhering to all safety rules in dealing with hazardous materials.
Maintaining his/her workstation in a clean and efficiently organized manner.
Performing work in accordance with our Quality Standards and examining all work upon intake coming into their department for Quality Standards.
Using all materials in an efficient and cost effective manner.
Developing all the skills of sanding, masking and detailing.
Functioning as a member of the MAACO team, and assisting other Paint Line Technicians in the completion of their procedures when needed to keep the line moving.
Clean and wipe down vehicles
Maintains a clean and organized work area
Efficiently work and maintain company minimum standards
Perform masking to protect adjacent panels from overspray.
Must be able to efficiently work and maintain company minimum standards
Must review the repair order for each vehicle prior to beginning any work on the vehicle
Maintain all tools and equipment, including maintenance of paint booth and booth filters
Must be able to walk, stand, stoop, kneel or crouch in providing a properly prepared vehicle for painting
Keeps track of allotted vehicles while helping to keep all vehicles on schedule for stated delivery date
Fulfill all paint preparation processes for vehicles according to Maaco & manufacturers requirements
Duties may include priming, sealing, jamming of replacement parts. All while maintaining an acceptable cost per paint labor hour.
Assisting the painter with everyday duties including lifting, preparing, sanding, taping, masking & cleaning of vehicles prior to being moved into the booth.
Maintain clean and organized work area, blowing out daily, and returning any unused inventory to storage
Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $15.00 per hour


8 hour shift
Monday to Friday
Supplemental Pay:

Bonus pay

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Job Posting: 872196

Posted On: Nov 15, 2021

Updated On: Dec 15, 2021