Industrial Painter/Blaster


Redwood Falls, Minnesota

Farmers Union Industries, LLC, also known as FUI, is a leading agricultural based manufacturing company based in Redwood Falls, MN. FUI is a premier provider of specialized products, providing superior value and services to our members and customers. Our current operations include Central Bi-Products, Northland Choice, Midwest Grease, Artex Manufacturing, Pet Care Systems, Redwood Farms Meat Processors, and Performance Pet Products. FUI currently manufactures in 8 facilities in a three state area, including: Redwood Falls, Long Prairie, Waite Park and Detroit Lakes, Minnesota; Mitchell, South Dakota and Estherville, Iowa. For more information, visit

Job Title: Industrial Painter/Blaster
Location: Redwood Falls, MN
Reports To: Shop Foreman

Areas of Accountability

All areas of accountability to be delivered in a manner that aligns with the values and business strategy of Farmers Union Industries, LLC.

  • Surface Preparation
  • Paint Application

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Work safely¬†and comply with company and regulatory safety/environmental policies, practices and procedures
  • Maintain the highest level of confidentiality, customer service and professionalism to promote a positive image of the company
  • Read the bill of materials, blueprints, and technical documents, such as paint mixing procedures
  • Cover surfaces with drop cloths or masking tape and paper to protect surfaces during painting
  • Select and mix coating additives to thin or promote drying and adhesion
  • Fill cracks, holes and joints with caulking using caulking guns
  • Use high air-pressure blasting equipment, power tools and other abrasives to remove debris prior to paint application
  • Apply primers to prepare surfaces for finish coats
  • Apply paint and other finishes using brushes, spray guns or rollers
  • Calculate amounts of required materials
  • Disassemble paint and blast equipment and clean equipment, using solvent, wire brushes and dry cloth
  • Troubleshoot equipment and perform minor machine maintenance
  • Operate forklifts, scissor lift, pallet jacks and hydraulic lifting equipment, as needed
  • Perform assigned duties (maintenance, housekeeping, safety, etc.( to meet company quality standards
  • Complete all paperwork accurately and legibly in a timely manner and maintain records, as required

Situations may arise that require employees to temporarily or permanently assume responsibility for tasks not specifically outlined in this job description. In addition, employees may be requested to work additional hours and/or accommodate a heavier than normal workload.


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED), preferred
  • Six months experience in industrial blasting and painting
  • Knowledge of respiratory protection and use
  • Ability to distinguish colors
  • Ability to accurately read and interpret documents (i.e. safety rules, instructions, etc.)
  • Ability to lift and move objects up to 80 lbs. occasionally
  • Ability to stand, walk, reach, stoop, kneel, crouch, bend and crawl frequently

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Farmers Union Industries, LLC is an equal opportunity employer / affirmative action employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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