Finisher - Paint - 3rd Shift

Job Description

Organization: Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy
Business Unit: Supply Chain Management
Requisition Number: 244274
Primary Location: United States-Iowa-Fort Madison
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Entry level
Education Required Level: High School Diploma / (GED)
Travel Required: No

Division Description:

About Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy


With a worldwide installed capacity of 75 GW, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has a presence in more than 90 countries and a team of 27,000 employees worldwide. Its end-to-end value chain presence encompasses onshore and offshores wind turbines design, manufacturing, installation as well as cutting-edge service solutions. The global headquarters and legal domicile of the company is located in Zamudio, Spain. The company is listed on the Spanish stock exchange.


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Job Description:

Finisher - Paint

*Starts at 20.70/hr + Shift Differential


A Finisher in the Paint department corrects minor imperfections in the surface of the blade and prepares it for the painting and final accessories.  A Finisher uses autobody (fiberglass) paint methods to remove surface imperfections to ensure the paint application process goes smoothly. 



  • Perform all tasks in a safe manner utilizing all PPE
  • Read, comprehend, and follow the work instructions
  • Use an 8” sander and other power tools
  • Use hand tools to apply epoxy resin and complete surface preparation for the paint process
  • Work under pressure to complete work on tight time deadlines
  • Have a positive attitude, work well with others, and implement constructive criticism
  • Ability to assess all of the tasks needed and plan the order in which to complete them
  • Utilize 5S and LEAN principles to ensure their work is being completed as efficiently as possible


Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  •  High School Diploma or GED
  • 1 year of auto body collision repair, industrial grinding experience, or equivalent experience or 3 months of experience as a contractor at Siemens in the Repair department required.
  • Experience comprehending and following written work instructions
  • Ability to use department PPE including: Tyvex  protective suit, mask/shield, Positive Air Pressure Respirator/hood, and gloves
  • Must be able to exert a sustained force of 20 lbs and up to 40 lbs at shoulder height and occasionally over the shoulder
  • Must be able to be on feet (walking/standing) up to 8 hours per day
  • Must be able to work 2nd shift and be available for overtime on weekdays and weekends
  • Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States.
  • Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • AA degree in Autobody Collision Repair, Composites Repair, or equivalent experience with Fiberglass and resin repair highly preferred.
  • NCRC of a Silver or higher highly preferred
  • At least one year of experience in a manufacturing/construction environment or 3+ months of experience as a Siemens contractor
  • Positive attendance and employment history

Must be able to successfully pass a pre employment drug screen and background checks.

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