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Powder Coating Inspector

by SLEEGERS Engineered Products Inc.

Position Type: Full-time
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Dec 28, 2021
SLEEGERS Engineered Products Inc.

Job Description

Powder Coating Inspector

About Us

SLEEGERS Engineered Products Inc. is a leading North American supplier of engineered solutions for the pressure vessel and propane industries. We design and manufacture a variety of engineered products including propane motor fuel tanks, commercial and industrial pressure vessels, and automated propane cylinder vending kiosks.


Founded in 1963 and based in London, Ontario, we are proud to employ a diverse team of highly skilled welding and engineering professionals. Our 147,000 square foot production facility boasts a state-of-the-art air quality and ventilation system, ten skylights, and high efficiency LED lighting throughout the production floor.


The Opportunity

We are recruiting a motivated Powder Coat Technician to join us at SLEEGERS. The successful candidate will join our Quality Team and be responsible for final outbound product appearance on both OEM and after-market ASME fuel tank products, as well as our custom SLEEGERS automated propane cylinder exchange kiosk and Air Compressor Assembly. Your core responsibilities will include: 


  • Responsible for ensuring parts are coated properly according to customer specifications while meeting all quality standards.
  • Working collaboratively with our Quality, Production, and Supply Chain teams to diligently execute the mandate of SLEEGERS’ Quality Program with minimal oversight
  • Perform Chemical Testing and General Maintenance of the 3 Stage Pre-Treatment Equipment
  • Perform required quality checks including 1st piece, in-process and final inspections
  • Assist with Part Loading determination for maximum line capacity. Change hanging patterns as needed. Understand curing differences between products to dictate line speed.
  • Conduct surveillance audits on Powder Coating associates to determine compliance
  • Final coating inspection and perform DFT, Tape Adhesion and MEK Cure Test verifications.
  • Anticipate potential issues and implement appropriate corrective actions
  • Drives a culture of lean manufacturing and continuous improvement.
  • Recognizes waste streams and minimizes waste generation. Complies with safety procedures and environmental regulations when using, dispensing, and handling hazardous and non-hazardous materials and wastes.
  • Ability to stand, bend, lift and carry up to 40 lbs.
  • Other duties as assigned


The Ideal Candidate


  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal, including ability to write reports and summaries of events.
  • Minimum of 5 years in a similar role at a manufacturing facility
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office environment
  • Detail oriented and can effectively manage competing priorities
  • Understands Coating Quality Inspection Procedures, Tools and Equipment
  • Works without direct supervision to achieve objectives while maintain good working relationships with all stakeholders
  • Understands the importance of our high degree of product quality and compliance to health and safety standards
  • Post-secondary education in a related quality or engineering field, with previous experience in a manufacturing environment, is preferred


The Benefits

  • Regular, full-time employment status with competitive compensation, paid biweekly
  • Comprehensive health and dental benefit plans
  • Best-in-class production facility with modern manufacturing equipment and tools
  • Straight day shifts
  • Retirement plan with employee-employer matched contributions
  • Training and development opportunities available to enhance your skill set


SLEEGERS is committed to providing a barrier-free environment and promoting independence, dignity, integration, and equal opportunity for persons with disabilities. Accommodations are available, upon request, for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process.

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