Finisher (Sand and Buff)


Date:  Jun 19, 2024
Location: 

Charlotte, MI, US, 48813

Company:  REV Group, Inc.
Work Hours:  Mon-Thu, 5:45a-4p, 30 min lunch

Additional Locations:  
Requisition ID: 21807
Spartan Emergency Response (Spartan ER) is a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of custom emergency response vehicles, cabs, and chassis. Driven by a commitment to quality and innovation, Spartan and its portfolio of brands Spartan Fire Apparatus and Chassis, Smeal Fire Apparatus, and Ladder Tower (LT) offer a broad range of apparatus to meet specific requirements and demands of the fire service industry. Spartan has a rich history in fire apparatus manufacturing with over 250 years of combined experience.
 
Spartan Emergency Response is part of the larger REV Group (NYSE: REVG), a leading manufacturer of specialty vehicles for the fire & emergency and recreation markets. REV Group’s extensive vehicle line-up includes models such as ambulances, fire trucks, terminal trucks, RV’s and much more. Our 6,500+ employees continuously demonstrate their commitment to building innovative and reliable vehicles that our customers can depend on whether for a family trip across the U.S. or when responding to an emergency. Rev Group is a veteran friendly employer and hires over 200 veterans and or those transferring out of the military each year.
 

The Sand & Buff position is responsible for the polishing cabs, parts, and other products to ensure compliance with Spartan’s Paint Appearance Requirement for emergency response cabs and bodies.

 

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Inspect the cab/body, parts, and/or other products for defects
  • Remove dirt and/ or runs using supplied tools
  • Sand and buff the cab/body, parts, and / or other products using supplied tools to to ensure compliance with Spartan’s Paint Appearance Requirement
  • Detail cab/body prior to it leaving work center
  • Work in a team enviroment
  • Learn and retain skills and practices needed to complete duties in assigned area
  • Read and follow detailed operator instructions, installation drawings, blueprints, etcetera, as required by a particular area  
  • Understand, and be able to articulate, the production flow of an assigned product line or area
  • Self-check work and inspect prior processes
  • Use basic hand, electric, cordless, and pneumatic tools, as required
  • Meet production goals
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area
  • Initiate process improvements
  • Support 5S in work area
  • Communicate with manufacturing and other cross-functional teams (engineering, materials, purchasing, sales, etcetera) to resolve issues
  • Work in close proximity with customer, as needed
  • Solve complex problems with minimal assistance

 

 

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Excellent attendance
  • Positive attitude
  • Strong and consistent attention to detail
  • Self-motivated with the ability to stay on task
  • Team oriented
  • Basic computer skills are required
  • No critical shortcomings on last performance review
  • Body and paint experience preferred
  • Able to:
    • Operate a DA sander and an air polisher for extended amounts of time
    • Tolerate very high heat temperatures and dusty conditions
    • Work overtime on short notice
  • Be willing to:
    • Wear PPE respirators for extended amount of time
    • Improve self / area / company (including pursuing additional training, if needed)
    • Develop a working knowledge of Spartan’s systems (example: AS/400)

 

 

EDUCATION AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS: (Select education and/or other certifications that may be either required or preferred to perform the job)

 

Degree Type

Required/Preferred

Area of Study

HS Diploma or GED

Required

 

 

 

 

 

Certificates / Certifications

Required/Preferred

 

 

 

Functional Experience

N/A

Describe Experience Required:

 

 

Management Experience

N/A

Approximate Number of Reports

 

 

Additional Requirements: N/A

 

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

 

Operate a vehicle:

Occasionally

See:

Frequently

Operate heavy equipment:

Occasionally

Hear:

Occasionally

Operate small equipment:

Frequently

Talk

Occasionally

Handle power tools:

Frequently

Write:

Occasionally

Operate production machinery:

Frequently

Isolated with minimal support:

Occasionally

Operate office equipment:

Occasionally

Work in all weather conditions:

Occasionally

Eye/hand coordination:

Frequently

Requires extended hours:

Occasionally

Physical movement (pushing, pulling, bending, lifting, standing):

Frequently

Inside work area:

Frequently

 

 

*This job description is intended to outline those functions typically performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This description is not intended to be all-inclusive or to limit the discretionary authority of supervisors to assign other tasks of similar nature or level of responsibility. Spartan Motors reserves the right to change or assign to this position as required.

 

 

REV Group is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other basis prohibited by law. REV Group also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunities for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for protected veterans. 

 

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