Paint / Utility

Position Summary:

This position performs duties in the paint area 50% of the time and support for weld prep or fabrication the other 50%. This position is in a production environment that requires a top-quality candidate who is self-motivated with high energy and a team spirit attitude.

Principal accountabilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Ability to paint in a production capacity (wet spray system)
  • Prep product on the paint line (caulk, wash, tape, light body work)li>
  • Operate production machinery.
  • Maneuver/lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Responsible for quality control.
  • Operate forklift and assist machinists as necessary.
  • Perform back-up as necessary.
  • Regular, consistent and punctual attendance is required.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Manual dexterity required for operating machinery and painting.
  • Have a technical aptitude for mechanical equipment.
  • Ability to use a tape measure and add/subtract fractions.
  • Ability to operate a sand blaster.
  • Excellent work ethic with minimum supervision and highly organized.
  • Ability to work well with others in fast-paced manufacturing environment.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills that project a positive attitude.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Accountability for one’s own work.
  • Reliable with excellent attendance and punctuality.
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Ability to work on feet for a 10-hour shift
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. without restriction.


  • Full time position
  • 40-45 hours per week
  • Paid vacation
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Flex spending plan
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Supplemental insurance
  • Simple IRA retirement plan
  • Short and long term disability

How To Apply

Send resumes to:

LDJ Manufacturing, Inc.
1833 Highway 163
Pella, IA 50219
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Fax: 641-620-8302

For your convenience, you may download the application or complete in person at LDJ Manufacturing, Inc.


LDJ Manufacturing is deeply rooted in Midwest family values. We believe an honest day's work and keeping our word are the keys to building successful partnerships.


Our team of disciplined professionals adheres to an unwavering commitment to get the job done right, on time, with excellence - because "just good enough" is never good enough.


Our team is empowered with a driving spirit of creativity and resourcefulness to look beyond what already exists and find a better way to get things done.