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Paint Line Operator/Unloader - 1st Shift - HCP

Company Overview


We Look Forward to Meeting You!


We know finding the right job that fits your life is important. If you're looking for a manufacturing role in a company that offers a diverse and inclusive work environment, stability, competitive wages, and growth opportunities, then Haworth is the place for you! Regardless of your skill level or background, we believe everyone can contribute to our company's success. We value our members and invest in their development and well-being to help them succeed.


In business for more than 70 years, Haworth is a family-owned, global leader in office furniture and architectural interiors. In addition to our heritage of innovative design and quality products, we are proud of our members who have contributed to our company's success and stability.


You're looking for a good job, and we're looking for good people. Let's meet!


Why Haworth? Find out here!


Here at Haworth, our Members enjoy the following benefits from their first day of employment:

  • Medical, dental, vision, life insurance
  • 401K with company match
  • 4 weeks Paid Time Off Accrual by pay period
  • Bonus opportunities
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Parental Leave
  • On-site 24-hour Fitness Center
  • Opportunity for overtime (Paid at time and a half)
  • Plus, $100 in meal vouchers your first two weeks

Job Overview


We are currently looking for a Paint Line Operator/Loader to join our team in Holland.


Runs the paint line. Maintains stock of raw paint materials and chemicals, references paint schedule and sets up and prepares the line for product runs. Monitors painting process (pre-wash through cure) to ensure complete paint coverage. Troubleshoots problems based on experience with equipment.

Major Responsibilities

  • Accesses production schedule to make sure correct parts are on hand. Verifies parts received match schedule.
  • Maintains inventory to ensure paint availability. Uses powered industrial truck (PIT), hand truck or dolly to load/move materials to work area.
  • Programs recipes into paint booths to ensure correct paint coverage for each part. Fills containers with prescribed quantities of paint, chemicals, or other materials; verifies correct paints are placed in hoppers and corresponding booths. Changes out paint/powder as needed.
  • Monitors paint room computer system to verify painting sequence and all other paint functions (wash tank, spray guns, booth set-up, dry off and cure oven). Makes adjustments as necessary.
  • Manually paints parts if quantity is minimal or for special/unique products.
  • Maintains paint area. Cleans spray tanks, hoses, and nozzles, using solvent, brushes, and cloths. Responsible for booth cleaning.
  • Performs all required preventive maintenance.

Do you meet these qualifications?


  • 8th grade



  • Minimum 2 years prior paint experience preferred; knowledge of environmental impact (temperature, humidity) on the painting process and the ability to make changes based on environmental changes.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain powered industrial truck certification.



  • Large machinery and equipment used in work areas.  Possibility of cuts, scrapes or bruises.
  • Moderate exposure to dust, noise, solvent, heat, paint, and lubricants. May also be exposed to glue, solvent, heat, paint, fiberglass, and denatured alcohol.
  • Constant mental and visual alertness required to avoid potential serious injury to self and others in all work groups.
  • Eye protection required; hearing protection may be required.
  • Moves and may lift materials and/or products weighing up to 50 pounds, occasionally more (assistance given with heavier objects).
  • Walks, bends, twists, turns, reaches and lifts while performing functions of position.
  • Standing required for extended periods.
  • Work requires regular repetitive arm and hand movement.
  • May be required to climb stairs and ladders.

Ideally, you have also demonstrated the following:

  • Ability to utilize appropriate electronic production system to complete job duties, along with the respective technology tools, e.g. personal computer (PC), tablet, keyboard, mouse, RF gun.
  • Ability to use precision measuring  gauges to ensure quality parts.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and make equipment adjustments if defects arise.


**Please be aware that applicants will only be considered for the shift they have selected as their available working hours.**

Haworth Values

At Haworth, we have a strong set of values that guide our business and help us align with our customers.

We listen to our Customers. We rely on our Members. We honor Integrity. We embrace Continuous Learning. We lead with Design. We create Value. We work to make the World better.

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EEO, ADA, AA Statement

As an EEO/AA employer, Haworth will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected genetic information, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, religion, height, weight, other protected group status, or any other basis protected by the laws where we employ people. 

Haworth's AAP programs are available for applicant review.  Requests can be made to your Recruiter to review during regular business hours.

This organization participates in E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.

If you have questions about any of the above policies, or if you require an ADA accommodation in the application process, please contact a member of our Human Resources team at or (616) 393-1600.

Requisition:  19224

Nearest Major Market: Grand Rapids

Job Segment: Painter, Warehouse, Equipment Operator, Manufacturing

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