Application Engineer

Troy, MI 48083

Posted: 05/24/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Category: 2 - Engineering & Manufacturing Job Number: JO10000733 Pay Rate: $135,000.00

Job Description

Paint Application Engineer

Minimum 3+ years of Paint Engineering Experience

Venteon is currently seeking an experienced Paint Application Engineer to fill an opening with a Tier 1 Manufacturing Company located in Metro Detroit. Must have experience with paint, coating or adhesive chemistry / application. 

Requirements of the Paint Application Engineer

  • Requires 8-12 years of experience.
  • 10+ years in paint process/application.
  • Knowledge of basic paint chemistry and solvents.
  • Must understand and able to calculate paint transfer efficiency.
  • Understanding of adhesive characteristic and application.
  • Develops and analyzes statistical data to establish and control all aspects of the assigned processes.
  • Assist in process optimization changes and cost saving opportunities.
  • Review product changes to determine process and equipment changes required with plant process engineer.
  • Investigate product quality changes as well as facility changes needed related to current/new model development.

Benefits of the Paint Application Engineer

  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Full-time, direct-hire position
  • Paid time off
  • Medical / Dental / Vision
  • 401k

Responsibilities of the Paint Application Engineer 

  • Provide Advance, Product, & Manufacturing engineering feasibility support for new paint/adhesive systems.
  • Develop supplier RFQ s. Recommend appropriate/coating/adhesive technologies, quote, reviews/vetting, sourcing decision, and technical discussions with management & OEM s.
  • Support manufacturing facility
  • Assist plant in racks design and development to achieve optimum loading factors within system application cycle time.
  • Assist in system run-offs and approval processes to assure prompt PPAP based quoted cycle times and OEE.
  • Participate in cost negations pertaining to racks and fixture engineering change costs.
  • Support pre-production system start up at Manufacturing plants during the PPAP process.
  • Provide technical support to Manufacturing plants on troubleshooting existing manufacturing processes and/or product lines to achieve customer quality standards and profit objectives.
  • Assist in optimizing manufacturing efficiency and quality standards through the implementation of improved processes, materials, methods, and facilities.

If you are a high performer and would like to work for an equally high performing company and you think the above opportunity is appropriate for you, we invite you to submit your resume in Microsoft Word format to

We treat all resumes with strict confidentiality. We will always contact you first before submitting your resume to our client(s) for review. If you do not receive correspondence, you are not a fit for this position.

At Venteon our talent acquisition team is proud to provide our clients with the most qualified Accounting & Finance, Engineering, IT and Administrative talent in the industry today.


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