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POST DATE 9/18/2016
END DATE 10/19/2016

Pentair Anoka, MN

Anoka, MN
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Pentair Overview

Pentair is an S&P 500 diversified industrial company with $7 billion in revenue and 30,000 employees worldwide. A global leader, Pentair provides solutions to help its customers manage water use, deliver safe and sustainable energy, meet the world's increasing demand for food, and support, maintain and protect critical processes. Organized as four global businesses which include Valves & Controls, Flow & Filtration Solutions, Water Quality Systems and Technical Solutions, the company operates as One Pentair, driven by purpose, led by vision, guided by process, and united by its Win Right Values.

Business Unit Overview

Technical Solutions, a global business unit of Pentair, provides solutions for enclosing, protecting, and cooling electrical and electronic systems to support automation, control and communication needs. Our products provide a comprehensive range of solutions to the commercial, communications, energy, electronics, industrial, infrastructure, medical, and security and defense markets. Technical Solutions also provides heat management solutions for industrial, commercial and residential applications.

Job Summary

To monitor, measure and record the overall operational parameters of the paint system by coordinating and facilitating activities and reporting information to key personnel.
*Continuously monitor the operating parameters of the paint system by processing and analyzing data and information to effectively recognize and identify problems and trends and respond in a timely manner.
*Audit and collect data from the various process checkpoints within the paint system.
*Create and maintain appropriate documents; check sheets, SPC charts, graphs and written reports.
*Analyze trends (both good and bad) and identify problems from collected data and information.
*Make adjustments as needed within the paint system parameters.
*Communicate and follow-up on issues related to the paint system s performance.
*Support paint system by observing all applicable safety rules and correcting or reporting unsafe conditions, emphasizing prevention of potential problems and hazardous conditions.
*Maintain spare part inventory.
*Participate actively as a leader and team member to achieve continuous improvement through lean activities to meet both internal and external customer needs with regard to safety, quality, delivery, cost and cash.
*Lead and participate in events to implement lean methods and reduce waste in all aspects of the process.
*Communicate all paint system process problems to Supervisor and appropriate support personnel (maintenance, engineering, quality, etc.).
*Perform other related duties as needed

Job Requirements & Skills

*High School diploma or G.E.D
*2-year or 4-year degree preferred
*2 years manufacturing paint-related environment preferred

*Knowledge of Pre-treatment Processes, Powder/Paint Application Methodology, Curing Technology, Fixturing (Paint Racks & Hooks), Coating Quality Assessment, and Coating Specification Generation.
*Knowledge of paint defect troubleshooting.
*Ability to network cross-functionally.
*Ability to think in analytical terms.
*Ability to show initiative, be a self-starter and be able to work with little to no supervision.
*Ability to adapt to rapidly changing business circumstance and have the ability to thrive in a constantly changing business environment.
*Ability to use computer programs including MS Office, MRP (JD Edwards preferred), etc.
*Ability to docu.... ..This job description has been truncated.


With annual revenues of $7.5 billion and 30,000 employees in more than 100 locations around the globe, Pentair develops technologies to provide solutions for its customers in five key areas:

Energy -- applications and systems in mining, oil and gas, and power.

Food & Beverage -- solutions that help process food and beverages, and manage crop yields with pumps, hygienic valves, filters and controls.

Industrial – controls, engineering design services and water movement solutions that improve treatment and processes for chemical and pharmaceutical facilities.

Infrastructure -- complete water, wastewater and desalinization systems as well as products which protect networking and telecommunication systems equipment.

Residential & Commercial -- efficient, high-performance water and heating solutions for a wide range of applications including private residences, apartment buildings, agricultural, and light industrial.

5500 Wayzata Blvd. #800
Golden Valley, MN 55416

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