Manufacturing Technician - Paint

Operations Welland, Ontario L3B 5N4, Canada


The Paint Technician will act as a key member of the assembly operations unit when taking ownership of critical paint requirements in engine production. This involves preparing engines throughout all stages of the paint process, inclusive of washing, masking & final detailing. You will also manage scheduled routine maintenance of paint tools, systems & applicable equipment.

At INNIO, we offer you

  • An innovative and international connected working environment
  • Flexible working model and structure
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Company matched RRSP program
  • Onsite gym facility
  • An upbeat atmosphere with a collaborative cross-functional team

Essential Responsibilities 

  • Painting all engine types and parts per engineering specifications to prepare for customer shipment
  • Completing required paint inspection reports and documenting all non-conformities to support root cause analysis when improving assembly processes
  • Performing basic assembly related repairs when non-conformances are found during final inspection review
  • Operating the start-up and shutdown processes of the paint wash booths and ensuring the required booth temperatures and safety resets are functioning
  • Accurately controlling electrostatic paint gun during paint process, following proper cleaning procedure and adjustment of gun fluid
  • Tracking inventory of gun parts, consumables and other materials used in the area
  • Managing the 2KS system to correctly introduce paint throughout the lines and performing necessary troubleshooting when needed
  • Following work instructions to successfully identify parts of the engine to be masked before paint
  • Detailing engines by hand painting all raised lettering, performing paint touch-ups, and applying grease to necessary exposed parts on the engine
  • Managing proper function of the paint kitchen by identifying correct motor pressures and ensuring adequate inventory levels of paints, solvents & catalyst
  • Conducting all scheduled preventative maintenance on all paint and wash systems to ensure optimal operation and alignment with manufacturer specifications


  • High school diploma and/or relevant paint experience in a manufacturing setting
  • Knowledge of required tools & equipment, such as the operation of electrostatic paint guns and ability to calibrate both gauges and measuring equipment
  • Ability to drive continuous improvement initiatives and demonstrate problem solving skills
  • Team player who is accountable for teams’ success, when meeting business objectives and taking responsibility for decisions and outcomes
  • Ability to adapt and be successful handling multiple tasks
  • High attention to detail in achieving thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing tasks
  • Must be able to conduct work at heights 
  • Willingness and ability to work flexible hours/shifts
  • Able to meet physical and cognitive demands assessment, inclusive of lifting a minimum weight of 40lbs

If you don’t see yourself fully reflected in every job requirement listed on the posting above, we still encourage you to reach out and apply. INNIO is committed to creating a more equitable, inclusive and diverse company and we strongly encourage applicants of all genders, ages, ethnicities, cultures, abilities, sexual orientations, and life experiences to apply.


INNIO is an equal opportunity employer committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. We will make reasonable accommodations for the needs of applicants under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please advise the Human Resources Department at [email protected] to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process.