Production Operator/Painter

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Date: 04-Feb-2023

Location: Plattsburgh, US

Company: Alstom

The Production Operator/Painter is in charge to:

  • Operate as a team member to undertake necessary tasks allocated by the Operations Manager to ensure customers equipment is prepared, painted and finished to relevant standard and in line with Alstom’s contractual obligations.
  • Perform production tasks in factory on dedicated workstations
  • Pilot, clean, maintain assembly and test robots
  • Assemble and inspect finished product to ensure defined quality level on time
  • Work as directed by and in co-operation with the Operations EPU Manager.
  • Operate as a member of a work team, as the role of that work team requires
  • Clean, prepare vehicles e.g. sanding, masking, filling, mixing of paint and painting to correct specification
  • Clean, prepare and paint components off train
  • Finishing, including peer group finished work inspection.
  • Complete real time documentation
  • Participate in Company Initiatives, in particular to be engaged in Continuous Improvement (Kaizen) 5S activities
  • Submit problem sheets (including evaluation sheets) with issues that are encountered on work being undertaken
  • Maintain good housekeeping within the working area
  • Comply with Alstom Procedures and Code of Ethics
  • To comply with all depot protection procedures
  • Understand and abide to safety notices, rules and regulations and follow safe working practices,  H&SAW and COSHH
  • Be capable of accepting training in other skills and carry out duties e.g. forklift and operational duties which could include movement of rail vehicles.
  • Provide on the job training to less experienced colleagues as requested
  • Carry out final work and process inspections as required
  • Use IT systems that are work related


  • Associated technical qualifications in Industrial Painting Occupations /or equivalent experience.
  • Experience of painting large surface areas e.g. trains / aircraft / large commercial vehicles
  • Experience of repairing Components/Body Work 

Nearest Major Market: Plattsburgh