Paint Assistant - Swing Shift
Esterline - Kent, WA

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At Hytek Finishes, we provide specialized surface treatments, chemical finishing and non-destructive testing to the aerospace and defense industry. We hold processing approvals for every major airframe manufacturer and process parts for a base of over 800 customers worldwide. Hytek Finishes employs 230+ employees and offers competitive wages with an excellent benefit package.

Job Description:
This is the entry-level position in our paint department. Paint helpers are responsible for preparing a variety of parts for painting. This includes laying parts out on screens, pushing loaded screens in and out of paint booths/ovens, sanding parts, and generally assisting the painters. Hours for this position are Monday through Friday 2pm-10:30pm.

Essential Mental/Physical Demands:
Standing for long periods of time in a manufacturing environment. Ability to lift and carry up to 50lbs. Use of safety equipment when necessary (goggles, gloves, respirator, hearing protection, etc.). Often exposed to wet/humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles.Hearing protection is required. Temperatures in the work environment can fluctuate with outside weather conditions.
Required Skills Ability to read, write and communicate in English. Ability to read written purchase orders and paperwork. Must be able to take directions from others and have the ability to work in a team environment. Attention to detail is a must. Ability and desire to work in a fast-paced manufacturing environment. Basic knowledge of paint shop flow is preferred.
Required Experience Candidates must be able to demonstrate longevity in previous work experiences. When applying, please include dates of employment for each previous position. Applicants with previous experience in a metal finishing, manufacturing or aerospace production environment are preferred.
Job Location Kent, Washington, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular

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