Gearbox and Motor Production Technician-Painter

Job Description

Organization: Mobility
Business Unit: Mobility
Requisition Number: 245178
Primary Location: United States-Georgia-Alpharetta
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Entry level
Education Required Level: High School Diploma / (GED)
Travel Required: 5%

Division Description:

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services.

The Siemens Process Industries and Drives Division helps manufacturers measurably increase productivity and improve time-to-market with our innovative, integrated technology and services. We support our customers in continuously improving the reliability, safety, and efficiency of products, processes and plants.

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Job Description:

Siemens US Talent Acquisition

Gearbox  and Motor Assembly Painter


Position Overview


Paint Technicians are responsible for operating or monitoring painting machines to paint surfaces of equipment. Paint Technicians are responsible for making sure that standards are met. Paint technicians may need to work directly with supervisor or engineers to resolve any production issues.




1. Mix paints to match specifications, stirring or thinning paints, using spatulas or power mixing equipment.

2. Select paint according to company requirements and match paint colors, following specified color charts.

3. Dispose of hazardous waste in an appropriate manner.

4. Remove grease, dirt, paint, or rust from vehicle surfaces in preparation for paint application, using abrasives, solvents, brushes, blowtorches, washing tanks or sandblasters.

5. Spray prepared surfaces with specified amounts of primers and finish coatings.

6. Pour paint into spray guns and adjust nozzles and paint mixes for proper paint flow and coating thickness.

7. Monitor painting operations to identify flaws, such as blisters or streaks, and correct their causes.

8. Remove accessories from equipment and mask surfaces with tape or paper to protect them from paint as required.

9. Install plugs and covers according to Assembly Process Instruction.

10. Disassemble, clen, and reassemble sprayers or power equipment, using solvents, wire brushes, and cloths.

11. Select the correct spray gun system for the material being applied.

12. Inspect parts for surface defects.

13. Explain painting procedures or techniques to other workers.

14. Clean parts, using cleaning solutions, air hoses, and cloths.

15. Confer with supervisors or engineers to plan or review work activities or to resolve production problems.

16. Clean up working areas and inventory tools.

17. Conduct 6S audits and safety walks.

18. Participate in work groups / projects in order to inform oneself and to provide information to the others and to optimize processes and workflows.


Work Activities

1.      Mix ingredients to create specific finishes.

2.      Select production input materials.

3.      Properly dispose of trash or waste materials.

4.      Apply protective coatings or finishes to workpieces or products.

5.      Adjust equipment controls to regulate flow of production materials or products.

6.      Load materials into production equipment.

7.      Monitor equipment operation to ensure that products are not flawed.

8.      Operate painting or coating equipment.

9.      Documenting/Recording Information — Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.

10.  Getting Information — Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.

11.  Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings — Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.

12.  Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material — Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.

13.  Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates — Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.

14.  Interacting With Computers — Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to enter data, or process information.

15.  Making Decisions and Solving Problems — Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.

16.  Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards — Using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.

17.  Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events — Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.

18.  Processing Information — Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or verifying information or data.

19.  Handling and Moving Objects — Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things using established standards and safety.

20.  Controlling Machines and Processes - Using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes.

21.  Operating Vehicles, Mechanized Devices, or Equipment - Running, maneuvering, navigating, or driving vehicles or mechanized equipment, such as forklifts, cranes, and hoist.

22.  Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships - Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.

23.  Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work — Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.




1.      Mathematics – Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, statistics, and their applications.

2.       English Language – Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition and grammar.

3.      Environmental Health and Safety (EHS)– Knowledge of environmental health and safety regulations and procedures.

4.      Product- Knowledge of product, workmanship standards, and assembly procedures.

5.      Computers – Basic knowledge of computer software applications.

6.      Production and Processing – Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.

7.      Machines and Tools— Knowledge of machines, power tools, and hand tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and operator level maintenance.

8.      Lean Manufacturing – Knowledge of basic lean principles and techniques for optimizing processes and eliminating waste.



1.      Active Listening – Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

2.      Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

3.      Monitoring — Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.

4.      Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

5.      Judgment and Decision Making — Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

6.      Operation Monitoring — Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.

7.      Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively.

8.      Troubleshooting — Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.

9.      Complex Problem Solving — Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

10.  Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

11.  Mechanical Assembly —  Assembling mechanical connections and components as per drawings, instructions, and procedures.

12.  Collaboration— Working with others to achieve a common goal.



Tools used in this role

1.      Air exhausters - Exhaust units.

2.      Cranes & Hoist - Use of all relevant lifting devices, fixtures, press heads, slings, etc.

3.      Ladders - Step ladders

4.      Paint application system - Paint booths

5.      Paint robots - Robotic paint equipment

6.      Respirators - Respiratory protection equipment.

7.      Stencils or lettering aids - Paint stencils


Education and Experience


HS diploma or equivalent required

Must be able to successfully pass a basic skills test.

Strongest consideration will be given to those individuals who have current and relevant Siemens experience at our site.  We are looking to select the individual with the most closely aligned practical experience, knowledge, skills and abilities with the job duties outlined above.












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