A quick commute from many local areas - Located just off route 24 at 7229 W Wheeler Rd, Mapleton, IL 61547.

  • 7 minutes from downtown Pekin
  • 10 minutes from downtown Bartonville
  • 20 minutes from downtown Peoria
  • 25 minutes from Canton

Job Summary:

Paint Prep Techs are employees that cover labor of any sort outside the paint booth. They handle materials from 2lbs to 1000+lbs. You will be trained on proper lifting techniques and hoist usage to hang/rig materials. Additionally, Techs keep the area free of debris and may have to assist in other departments as well.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Operates fork lift and hoist to organize and distribute production material
  • Fills each work cell demand for material
  • Washes, preps, sands and rigs parts on paint line
  • Understands and follow all ISO and 5S initiatives
  • Participates in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Provides leadership to others through example and sharing of knowledge/skill
  • Complies with all safety policies, practices and procedures. Reports all unsafe activities to supervisor and/or Human Resources
  • Help with other duty’s within the paint department


  • Previous experience on a sit-down, counter balance truck desired. Will complete fork lift training upon hire
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Basic computer skills
  • Willingness to learn safe operation of all lifting devices
  • Ability to follow instruction on the proper preparation of material prior to and after painting
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision

Location: 7229 W Wheeler Rd, Mapleton, IL 61547

Shift and Hours: 1st Shift | 7 AM – 3:30 PM

Starting Pay: $16.00/ hour


Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact Human Resources at
Phone: (309) 284-6907

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

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