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Paint Line Operator - Propeller Shaft (A shift)

Location: Monroe, Georgia, United States
Job ID: R0005628
Date Posted: Jan 28, 2022
Segment: Smart Life
Business Unit: Hitachi Automotive
Company Name: Hitachi Astemo Americas, Inc.
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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On January 1, 2021, Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd., Keihin Corporation, Showa Corporation and Nissin Kogyo Co., Ltd. merged to form Hitachi Astemo, Ltd., a world-leading mobility solutions provider focusing on advanced mobility technologies within the fields of electrification, autonomous driving, and connectivity to help reduce environmental damage, decrease traffic accidents, and improve comfort.  The name "Astemo" is derived from the words "Advanced Sustainable Technologies for Mobility" and describes the mission of the integrated company to "provide a safe, sustainable and comfortable mobility life through technologies that contribute to an advanced and sustainable society". Our people are at the heart of achieving these goals, and we are proud to be an equal opportunities employer.

We recruit and develop people from diverse backgrounds who can bring their skills and experience to our organization and make us even more effective.  Own the Future and become a part of the team.  We have a current career opportunity as a Paint Line Operator

Shift/s Available for this Position:

A shift (Monday through Friday) 6:50 a.m. to 3:10 p.m.


  • Operate paint line equipment according to work instructions precisely to effectively perform operations.  Prepare paint solvent mix for the paint line.  Load and unload prop shafts to paint line overhead conveyor.
  • Check products and/or component dimensions with use of various indicators and gauges as described in procedures or work instructions.
  • Visually and manually check for defects in product or workmanship.  Conduct reports such as In-process inspection, equipment verification standard, and production report etc.
  • Change simple parts and fixtures to facilitate changeover of product types.
  • Where appropriate, input data daily to maintain charts and reports to support manufacturing, engineering, quality, material control, and sales.
  • Maintain clean and orderly work area utilizing the 5S policy in all aspects of processes, procedures and daily activities.
  • In all processes and functions, comply with work instructions and procedures to ensure quality of products, which conform to TS and customer quality standards.
  • Use bar code system to report production.
  • Able to follow precise safety work instructions.
  • Suggest and implement continuous improvement programs.


  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • Minimum of three (3) years manufacturing experience with preference in paint line operation.  Prop shaft experience is required.
  • Sufficient reading and writing ability to follow work instructions precisely and prepare production reports.
  • Basic math skills.
  • Sufficient Manual dexterity to operate machines properly.
  • Sufficient visual acuity (corrected) to read instructions, operates machines, and visually inspects parts products.
  • Physical ability to do work requiring frequent stooping and bending.
  • Physical strength sufficient to lift and carry 25 pounds to shoulder height repeatedly.
  • Physical ability to handle 55gal drum in and out of designated area.           




While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk. The employee is very frequently  required to stand; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds to shoulder height, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.


Work performed in a Plant environment. Employee must wear proper PPE while performing specific tasks or while in specific manufacturing areas.  Employee must also be flexible with his/her schedule.  Irregular work hours may be necessary. 

Incomplete submissions will not be considered. Since we only hire the best and want to maintain a safe and pleasant work environment for all, final candidates are subject to drug screen and background checks.  Hitachi is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V).

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job at Hitachi, please send the nature of request and contact information to [email protected]. Queries other than accommodation requests will not be responded to.

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