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Paint Operator

Date: Jul 22, 2022

Location: Kansas City, MO, United States

Company: Oregon Tool

Work Location: Kansas City, MO (Mfg Plant)   

At Oregon Tool, it is our goal to create, cultivate and sustain a global, inclusive culture, where differences drive innovative solutions to meet the needs of our employees and customers. Oregon Tool invites and encourages applications from all skilled individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our company #SharperTogether.  

Paint Line Operator



Oregon Tool- Kansas City Blades Manufacturing Plant

4840 East 12th Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64127



Under direct supervision, work as part of team having responsibility for loading or unloading powder coat paint line with parts; pack and/or label parts in preparation for shipment; ensure that work is done in a safe, quality, and productive manner.



Unload blades from transportation tubs
Hang blades on conveyor hooks
Remove blades from conveyor hooks
Load and unload product in manufacturing processes
Pack finished goods to be shipped
Locate, read, and understand quality documentation
Complete paperwork for documentation purposes as needed



High school diploma or nationally recognized regionally accredited equivalent required


Basic understanding of math (counting, confirmations).
Basic fluency in English; ability to read, write, listen and understand instructions.
Minimum three to six months experience in very similar manufacturing environment i.e. assembly, production, manufacturing, or packaging
Lift/carry up to 35 lbs frequently
Stand for duration of 8-hour or 10-hour shift
Demonstrated ability to effectively work with others in a team environment
Demonstrated basic computer skills
Stable work history with good employment references
Excellent attendance record



Must be available to work onsite for the following shift
MID Shift 
Monday - Thursday 


Featured Benefits:  

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits available on day one (no waiting period)  

  • One paid Community Involvement Day available per calendar year  

  • Tuition reimbursement  

  • Earn up to 120 hours vacation during your first year of service  

  • Global company with small company feel  

  • Safety shoes reimbursed at $100 per year or $175 every two years  

  • Safety prescription glasses through approved program 

  • 401k matching (100% of first 3%, 50% of next 3% = 4.5% match on 6% contribution)  


About Oregon Tool   

At Oregon Tool, we are a passionate group of people dedicated to a spirit of innovation and outside the box thinking to create the world’s most efficient cutting tools and products. We believe in inspiring, listening, learning, and rolling up our sleeves to “get to work” together. Our purpose goes beyond the products we make. We are devoted to positively impacting people, communities, and landscapes around the world. We are committed to building and maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment and implementing sustainable practices to help reverse the impacts of the global climate crisis. We are built on a pioneering spirit and believe in leading with humility, global stewardship, and owning it day in and day out. We know what it takes to get the job done, and we know our people is the way it happens.  

Come grow with us and help us be #SharperTogether   

At Oregon Tool it is our responsibility to help maintain the health and safety of our team members and the communities we operate within. We’re taking a people first approach to the COVID-19 pandemic, and by following best practice guidelines, we are thoughtfully operating in each of our locations.  

Oregon Tool will only employ those who are legally authorized to work. Any offer of employment is contingent on the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen. It is the policy of Oregon Tool to provide equal employment to all qualified persons without discrimination based on sex, race, color, religion, age, marital status, national origin, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other status protected under law.  

During the application process we will not ask for or collect any confidential, proprietary or sensitive personally identifiable information (e.g., date of birth; driver’s license number; or credit card, bank account or other financial information) (collectively, “Sensitive Information”). If you submit any Sensitive Information, you do so at your own risk, and we will not be liable to you or responsible for consequences of your submission. This notice should not be construed as an offer of employment or creating any terms of employment.