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Dayton, Ohio

Paint Manager



Are you ready to take charge and lead a dynamic team towards achieving new heights in manufacturing excellence? We’re seeking an experienced Paint/Conveyor Manager to join an innovative manufacturer and manage their Paint and Conveyor departments. If you’re passionate about safety, quality, and driving operational success, this role offers an exciting opportunity to make a significant impact.


About Us: Our client is not just a manufacturer – they are a team dedicated to pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. Their cutting-edge facility and commitment to excellence set them apart in the industry. This is an organization that values innovation, teamwork, and continuous improvement.


This $500M+ company is known for their world class manufacturing, and they have been a dominant employer in Ohio over the last 15 years! This position is based at the company Headquarters / Manufacturing Facility and offers a lot of visibility along with advancement opportunities! Additionally, they offer an exceptional benefits package, including a car allowance and lucrative bonus program. If you are looking for job security and love working with the latest technology, this is the company for you!


Position Overview: As the Paint Manager, you’ll be responsible for providing leadership, direction, and oversight to both the Paint and Conveyor departments. Both departments work together as their E-Coat Painting Process integrates with an overhead conveyor system. The bulk of the day-to-day duties will be overseeing the Painting Department.

Additionally, you’ll collaborate with assistant managers, supervisors, and associates to foster a cohesive team that consistently meets safety, quality, delivery, and production goals. Your expertise will drive the seamless functioning of the conveyor system while maintaining a high standard of operational efficiency.




  • Lead and inspire a diverse team of up to 50 employees across 3 shifts, fostering a collaborative and results-oriented environment.
  • Drive daily operational goals, ensuring 100% uptime of the conveyor system and meeting safety and quality standards.
  • Prepare and present insightful reports to senior management, highlighting achievements and areas for improvement.
  • Champion SCORE procedures (Safety, Cleanliness, Organization, Responsiveness, Efficiency) throughout the departments.
  • Elevate departmental morale through enhanced communication, follow-up, and a team-centric approach.
  • Mentor and coach supervisors, leads, and associates, fostering their professional growth.
  • Participate in corrective actions, counseling, and employment-related decisions.
  • Develop and manage the annual departmental budget, ensuring financial adherence.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.
  • 6-10 years of progressive management experience within a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience with high-volume E-Coat painting
  • Strong computer proficiency.
  • Exceptional leadership, interpersonal, communication, and problem-solving skills.

If you’re ready to lead with passion, drive operational excellence, and inspire a dedicated team, we want to hear from you. Join us on our journey to reshape the manufacturing landscape.

Apply now with your updated resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and what excites you about this role.

Our client is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.