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Industrial Painter - 1st Shift 

Category Production  

Want your start in manufacturing? No experience necessary, we will train!

LaForce has an opening for a 1st shift Painter.

Starting Pay: $18/hour

Hours: Monday Thursday 6:30 AM - 3:15 PM Friday 6:30 AM - 12:30 PM

The Painter is responsible for the movement of materials (frames, doors, components, etc) in and out of the glazing and painting area, glazing hollow metal door frames, pre-paint prep & painting.

Major Responsibilities

  • Identifying and obtaining pertinent information from shop orders, shop drawings and frames regarding glazing and painting requirements.
  • Set up and operation of airless paint spray systems and pressure-pot paint spray systems to apply prime coat paint, top coat paints and back paints. Work with solvents, cleaners, paints and coatings.
  • Applying glazing bead as specified to HM frames the bead is a metal channel that is screwed to the frames with a powered screw driver and typically self-drilling screws.
  • Set up and operation of various bench and hand power tools including DA sanders, bench and hand grinders, cut off saws, screw guns, etc.
  • Safe operation of stand up and traditional fork lifts for movement of materials.
  • Housekeeping in painting and glazing areas. Maintain operating supplies for painting/glazing areas (respirator filters, paint tips, filters, paing & solvents, etc.)
  • Assisting in warehouse operations, as needed, including truck loading/unloading, inventory management and customer service.


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED), and one to three months of related experience and/or training preferred.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Forklift Safe Operation Certificate is required through internal training
  • Willingness to learn and take initiative

Physical Demands

  • Employee is required to continuously stand, walk, bend, reach, and perform low level activity
  • The employee is required to frequently use hands to lift up to 50# Floor to 68, carry up to 50#, and push/pull up to 50# force.
  • The employee is required to occasionally sit, climb or balance (in and out of fork lift), talk or hear, grip up to 75# Force and climb/balance or step up 19


LaForce offers great benefits and a fun, professional working environment.

  • 401K plan with a match
  • Medical Coverage
  • Dental Coverage
  • Vision Coverage
  • Paid time-off (Vacation and Sick time)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Company Wellness Program
  • Company Provided Tools

Position Requirements  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Painter  
Location Green Bay  
About the Organization Strength in its people. Strength in its industry.

If you're looking for a stable and growing company to call home, this is it! LaForce offers great benefits and a fun, professional working environment. As LaForce grows, we have many opportunities for you to grow with us!

Established in 1954, LaForce has grown to be one of the largest distributors of commercial door opening products, solutions, and services in the United States consisting of doors, frames, hardware, security integration, building specialties, and much more. We have expanded to a total of 15 locations in 8 different states and have roughly 600 employees. As a family owned business, LaForce values their employees and their talents. Come work for LaForce and find a place to develop your career.

EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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