Painter Scheduler

Posted: 05/18/2023

At Pierce Manufacturing, we build trucks that protect people and communities around the world. To our team, there is no room for anything less than providing the absolute best. Since 1913, building truck bodies on Model T Ford chassis in an old converted church has evolved to creating highly customized, carefully designed and engineering pumpers, aerials, tankers and rescue units that have no equal. Today, you'll find more than 30,000 Pierce apparatuses on the road that are making a difference in people's lives, every day. To us, every step in the process of building our trucks is personal. From innovation and expertise, to the customization and service. Our trucks are designed to perform under the toughest conditions.


The position, Paint Scheduler, is responsible for gathering all pertinent information from sources such as dispatch, shipment schedules, chassis availability schedules, and assembly line report-outs to help prioritize daily goals. The Paint Scheduler will also need to accurately determine paint options and order coatings in a timely manner based on several months of backlog. This position is also responsible for pulling, analyzing, and publishing historic labor hour reports.


  • Monitor inventory for shortages and overages

  • Process and reconcile inventory

  • Balance schedule based on customer requirements, which includes late additions and change orders

  • Monitor and coordinate incoming and outgoing shipments

  • Ability to read and understand layout and design concepts from paint drawings and work orders

  • Expedite shortages across dock and through purchasing and paint.

  • Contribute to Key Performance Indicator (KPI) goals

  • Coordinate work with material handlers, planners and manufacturing teams to achieve goals

  • Correct Bill of Materials (BOM) through the BOM query system

  • Maintain location management

  • Ability to direct work activities of other team members in designated work area and provide detailed instructions related to paint tasks

  • Accurately create kit parts lists for various coatings operations to ensure parts are completed on time

  • Ability to interact with chassis vendors and other suppliers to ensure that products, parts, and assemblies are delivered to the paint shop in a timely manner

  • Utilize multiple internal inventory computer processes to manage inventory

  • Contribute to all Safety and 5S goals

  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills in related work area

  • Follow oral and written instruction

  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations

  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal communication skills

  • Regular attendance required

  • All other duties and responsibilities that are assigned


  • 1 or more years of relevant experience OR  High School Diploma or equivalent.


  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel

  • One year or more supervisory experience

  • Six months manufacturing experience


*All positions require the ability to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations. Detailed physical job analysis available upon request.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus

  • Sense of sound is required

  • Sense of balance is required

  • Limb and finger dexterity is required

  • Ability to lift at least 20lbs

  • Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)—steel-toe shoes, safety glasses, vest


Working conditions will be inside and outside where temperatures will vary from extreme heat to extreme cold for extended periods of time. This position is regularly exposed to vibration and loud noises.


Position Type: Full-time

Employer Type: Private Company

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