Paint Manager

Location: Indianapolis, IN
Compensation: $65k-$80k


The position of Paint Manager is to improvement processes for the day-to-day painting operations and staff.



  • Review all changes and modifications to the paint control plan to ensure their relevance and compliance to the spray operations resulting from continuous improvement activities as well as internal or external customer requirements
  • Establish and update schedules for all maintenance required to ensure the continued optimum performance of all robots and paint application equipment
  • Program robot paint paths and operating parameters for new products and continuous improvement of existing programs
  • Initiate robot application enhancements with regard to color change cycles, paint path optimization and spray gun efficiencies



  • Minimum 5 years of experience with 7 – 10 years being preferred
  • Paint robot experience (Kawasaki / Fanuc / Motoman) – capable of creating programs, not just modifying – client is using Paint Pro
  • Experience with proportioning systems (Graco or similar)
  • Experience with paint process troubleshooting
  • Experience with paint process improvement
  • Must have a hands on approach, doesn’t stand back and tell everyone else what to do
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering Technology


Bryson Cruse
Engineering/Manufacturing Account Manager