General Dynamics Mission Systems Senior Production Painter in Catawba, North Carolina

Basic Qualifications

HighSchool Diploma or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience

Responsibilities for this Position

General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Senior Production Painter. The position provides an opportunity to enhance the performance and profitability of an organization that supports some of our nation’s fundamental defense services. General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.



  • Sprays surfaces of manufactured products of various geometries with protective or decorative material such as paint, enamel, glaze, gel-coat, or lacquer

  • Prepares surfaces appropriately prior to painting

  • Conducts daily cleanup of equipment and work area to ensure proper work area painting environment requirements

  • Assists in the procurement of necessary supplies and materials

  • Monitors and verifies quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures

  • Delegates work to less experienced employees

  • Interacts with employees and managers across the company

  • General supervision and instructions given for routine work, and detailed instructions given for new activities or special assignments

  • Ensures proper inventory levels are maintained by completing pull sheets and utilizing lean manufacturing tools.


  • General knowledge and understanding of paint specifications for required finishes

  • General knowledge of dry booth painting

  • General knowledge of proper surface preparation prior to painting

  • General knowledge of painting equipment used

  • General interpersonal skills to cooperate and work effectively with others

  • Ability to understand drawings, work orders and bills of material (BOMs)

  • Ability to evaluate work conditions and quality of work produced

  • Ability to work with multiple coating systems

  • Leadership skills

  • Ability to work independently

  • Basic computer skills

  • Ability to wear personal protective equipment including respirator, gloves, shoes, goggles, face shield, and other gear as needed

THIS IS A 1ST SHIFT POSITION....FOUR 10-HOUR SHIFTS....MON TO THURSCLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

Company Overview

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!

General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran

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General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran.


Job LocationUSA-NC-Catawba

Required ClearanceNo clearance


Employment TypeFull Time

Hiring CompanyGeneral Dynamics SATCOM