Join our Talent Network
Skip to main content
We're prepping for scheduled maintenance! Application submissions will be closed from 11:00 pm EST Friday to 9:00 am EST on Saturday.

Paint Unload Manager


Paint Unload Manager

The Paint Manager reports to the Plant Manager. The Paint Manager will plan, direct, coordinate, and control activities of workers engaged in paint department.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Develop and provide input on painting requirements needed to determine the total labor and gross margin for a customer’s order
  • Interface with other departments to ensure customer order deadlines are met
  • Estimate worker hour requirements based on production schedules
  • Create detailed schedule timelines to ensure customer shipment dates and equipment specifications are met
  • Develop a process plan including people, resources, equipment, and floor space for each customer order
  • Plan flow of materials through department
  • Establish or adjust work procedures in order to meet production schedules
  • Recommend measure to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product
  • Suggest changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of shop, department, or work crew
  • Coordinate manpower requirements by increasing or decreasing personnel and overtime to meet changing conditions
  • Maintain time and production records
  • Estimate, requisition, and inspect materials Utilize the 5S process and philosophy to establish workplace norms for orderliness, cleanliness, and discipline

The Experience You Will Bring


  • 5 or more years of progressive experience within the surface finishing management field
  • Bachelor’s degree in management or related field preferred
  • Able to work within approved budget; develop and implement cost saving measures
  • Must be willing to travel whether it be for work-related issues or training

Physical Requirements:

  • Lift up to 50 lbs. on occasion
  • Ability to work in fluctuating temperatures & perform work indoors/outdoors as needed
  • Frequently required to stand and walk; use hands to finger fine manipulation, handle, and feel; reach with arms and hands above head; talk and hear
  • Sometimes required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, or sit
  • Specific vision requirements: close, distance, color, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus

    A Successful Candidate Will:

    • Ethical, respectful of others
    • Educated on the value of diversity to relate to a diverse workforce
    • Capable of identifying and resolving problems in a timely manner
    • Strategic thinker capable of initiating or suggesting plans to motivate workers to achieve organizational and department goals
    • Team player capable of conferring with other supervisors to coordinate activities of individual departments
    • Able to communicate, both orally and in written form, with all levels of management
    • Possess the ability of interpreting company policies to workers and enforce safety regulations
    • Ability to maintain an appropriate labor-management relationship with subordinates
    • Know the implications of necessary business decisions

    Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

    At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

    Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.
    Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. 
    This employer uses E-Verify.  Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

    Sign up for our talent network.

    Not ready to apply? Take a minute to sign up to receive notifications on opportunities that match your interests.

    Sign Up Now
    Our teams around the globe are finding innovative solutions to the COVID-19 pandemic. See how