JOB TITLE:  Coating Specialist           



PAY RANGE:  $17.50 – $27.00 Pay based on qualifications and experience.

BENEFITS: For 76 years, Patz Corporation has been producing Agricultural and Industrial Handling equipment.  Patz values its employees and offers a competitive pay and benefits package including, but not limited to two weeks paid vacation, nine paid holidays, two personal days, your first year of employment.  Up to 6% 401k match. Health/Life/Dental and Cancer Insurance. 

Under the direction of and reports to: Paint/Assembly/Shipping Supervisor

Job Summary:

  • Working in accordance with verbal and written instructions and established procedure, and as assigned by the supervisor, perform a variety of duties.


  • Employee shall not, either during the period of employment or thereafter, except where authorized or directed by Patz in writing, disclose to others either verbally, electronically or otherwise, use for employee’s own benefit, copy, or make notes of any confidential information or trade secrets other than that which is in public knowledge, of or relating to Patz’ business, which may come to employee’s knowledge during employment with Patz.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Apply powder coating and inspect to achieve a consistent high-quality finish on metal parts.
  • Hang or handle product safely using a variety of hooks for the painting process.
  • Mask parts and plug holes per blueprint specifications.
  • Adjust pain and process settings to achieve the specified or expected quality finish.
  • Inspect parts as they leave the powder application booths to ensure they are fully coated.
  • At specified intervals, add powder coat to application system.
  • Add cleaning agents and other chemicals to the washer system to ensure a proper metal cleaning process.
  • Record concentration levels of the washer system, along with titration results.
  • Clean all coating equipment and assist in routine operations necessary to effectively maintain booths and powder rooms.
  • Clean and store respiratory PPE as required by the manufacturer.
  • Perform work in the Assembly Department as needed such as assembling product per blueprint specifications, cut and staple boards to build crates, decal product, and other related tasks as directed by the Paint and Assembly Coordinator.
  • Observe all Corporate safety rules and regulations.

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • High School Diploma/GED Equivalent Required. 

Physical Demands:

  • In an 8-hour day the employee must stand/walk 6-8 hours and sit 1-4 hours.
  • Must frequently use hand(s) for repetitive movement single grasping, occasionally pushing and pulling, and fine manipulation.
  • Must frequently bend, twist, squat, and reach, occasionally climb.
  • Must perform Light Heavy Work, lifting 75 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and /or carrying of objects weighing up to 40 pounds.
  • Must pass a yearly spirometry medical evaluation and fit test.
  • Facial hair must not interfere with the use of respirators.

Typical Working Conditions:

  • Located in a factory setting with a large amount of noise and distractions.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required at all times in all manufacturing areas:

  • Safety glasses with side shields.
  • Steel toe shoes.
  • Long work pants.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for occasional activities for this job description:

  • Wear nuisance dust mask.
  • Use respirators or air supplied hoods as instructed.
  • Safety goggles or face shield (as required).
  • Hearing protection (as needed).
  • Protective gloves (material handling).
  • Hard hat (where overhead hazards exist).


  • Observe all safety rules and corporate policies.


Send Company Application to:

Lyndsey Slaski, HR Assistant

Patz Corporation

917 Business 141 N, PO Box 7

Pound, WI 54161

PH: (920) 897-9237

FAX: (920) 897-3215




As an essential business supporting food and agriculture, Patz Corporation is taking every precaution to ensure the health and safety of our employees, dealers, customers and communities.