Prefix Corporation began in 1979 as an engineering services company, developing innovative design and engineering solutions for the automotive industry. Continuously owned and operated by the same founding family, today the company operates multiple facilities in Michigan with over 200 employees, and has become a single-source American manufacturing, prototype, and concept vehicle solutions provider to automotive, aviation, motion picture, amusement, and a variety of additional industries.
Prefix has built a robust platform of wide ranging capabilities that include: Low volume specialty vehicle production, sub-component assembly, custom and production interior trim fabrication, innovative lighting development, prototyping, vehicle models, precision machining, CAD design, 3D printing, high-tech paint and finishing, engine design, engine building and testing, and software development.
$500 SIGN ON BONUS - $250 on your first paycheck and another on your first paycheck after 90 days with the company!
SUMMARY: The position of Painter will prepare of surfaces to be painted, paints show and concept cars.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Perform preparation work prior to painting such as grinding, sanding, buffing and mask-off areas not to be painted
Fill cavities and dents as necessary and surfaces repaired area to attain required finish
Cleans and prepares surface of articles to be painted using solvent, sandpaper and wire brush
Selects and mixes paint to produce desired color and finish according to specifications
Applies paint to prepared surfaces adjusting sprayer valves and nozzle to regulate width and pressure of spray according to knowledge of painting techniques up to show-car levels as required
Cleans spraying equipment thoroughly with solvent
Moves painted articles from preparation area to and from paint booth
Finish surfaces by polishing with sandpaper, pumice, compound, wax or other materials
Maintain clean and safe work environment
Maintains cleanliness of spray booth
Positions articles in jigs or erects ladders or scaffolding
Other duties as assigned.
Background in paint and body repair, previous experience painting show and concept vehicles, with a minimum of 5 years hands-on experience. A High School or GED equivalent required. A certificate from an accredited technical or an industrial trade school is preferred. Needs to be a self-starter with proficiency in budgeting time. Incumbent must possess basic hand tools and spray guns for the position and upgrade such tools as required to complete the tasks assigned.
5 openings. Telecommuting is allowed.
About Prefix Corporation
Prefix Corporation began in 1979 as an engineering services company, developing innovative design and engineering solutions for the automotive industry. Continuously owned and operated by the same founding family, today the company operates multiple facilities in Michigan with nearly 300 employees, and has become a single-source American manufacturing, prototype, and concept vehicle solutions provider to automotive, aviation, motion picture, amusement, and a variety of additional industries.
As a variety of industries look to Prefix for creating their prototypes, concept vehicles, and innovative new products, the company continues to expand, with both new building space and the expansion of their Design & Engineering departments. “We’ve grown our Design and Engineering capabilities to include talented staff members who specialize in a variety of areas, best equipped to assist our clients with every stage required to bring new designs to market,” explained Prefix President Eric Zeile.
Prefix capabilities now include: Product Design, Surface Modeling & Engineering, Fabrication and Advanced Composites, Interior Trim, Lighting, Software Development, Engine and Performance, Produc...tion Paint and Custom Finishing, Complete Concept Vehicles and Prototypes, Low Volume Production and Sub-assembly.