Lacks Enterprises, Inc.
  • Kentwood, MI, USA
  • Full Time

Lacks Trim Systems, a world leader in automotive decorative trim and finish technologies, is seeking to add a Paint Process Engineer to its growing team.

Responsibilities will include

  • Create and maintain processes in Paint department.
  • Maintain procedures and equipment to improve efficiency and first time yield capability.
  • Drive continuous improvement actions.
  • Work with Paint Supervisor on process and engineering changes.
  • Participate in Corrective Action Plan development, implementation and follow-up as quality problems occur.
  • Evaluate and improve techniques to reduce downtime and improve the life of equipment.
  • Document all activities as required.
  • Provide support and maintain compliance with all company guidelines, IATF/ISO auditing, and all applicable government regulations and standards.

Education, Experince and Skills Required

  • 4-Year Degree in Engineering, or Certification of Robotic manipulation and processing
  • The ideal candidate will have 10+ years of Paint Manufacturing experience.
  • Ability to meet quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture.
  • Paint processes and tooling, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Paint viscosity in relationship to paint reduction with different types of reducing solvents.  
  • Design techniques, tools, and principals involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
  • Knowledge of robotic path development and optimization in relationship to paint application.



For over 50 years, Lacks Enterprises has been the model of excellence, producing superior parts that uniquely reflect the expertise of our employees, our innovative ideas and our unwavering dedication to deliver our best each and every day.

Our Integrity

With the fourth generation of the founding family now advancing into leadership, Lacks Enterprises continues to promote a team-based culture where employees truly feel a bond in their efforts to satisfy customers. Working together in an environment of trust, they have done and will continue to do great things.

Our Experience

An unmatched commitment to intensive training and ongoing education provides our employees with real skills that lead them to more informed observations and better decisions. As a result, our employees exhibit unparalleled dedication and loyalty, bringing time-tested solutions to every job.

Our Edge

New technologies and process innovations are hallmarks at Lacks Enterprises, where research and development is seen as an investment in our customers. By fostering proactive inquiry and study, Lacks provides an encouraging environment for forward-thinking solutions that have direct benefits.

Our Commitment

Whether it's with our coworkers, our customers or our community, partnerships are at the heart of everything we do at Lacks Enterprises. Our organization is dedicated to making a difference at every level. Working side by side, we are always searching for a better way... and a better world.


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