Aircraft Paint Shop Lead

Paint the skies with Pilatus! We are looking for a Paint Shop Lead to join us in our brand new state-of-the-art aircraft painting facility opening in July 2022. As a working lead, you will set and communicate priorities to team members while working alongside them painting new PC-12 and PC-24 aircraft exteriors and components such as fuselage, wings, fairings, horizontals, verticals, and flight controls in accordance with specifications, schedule, and quality standards. This role is a key part of how we create a perfect final aircraft delivery that brings our customer's dreams to life. Take your career to the next level by joining the highly skilled craftspeople at Pilatus Business Aircraft!

We are currently hiring for multiple shifts!


Your place of work: Broomfield, USA

What you do

  • Works with other Paint Shop Lead(s) to prioritize daily activities and team assignments based on production schedule and input from Paint Shop Manager
  • Paints aircraft, recognizes and troubleshoots problems, and ensures that all materials are available to support assembly activities
  • Manages assigned parts and projects and maintains continuity of workflow by prioritizing work in a logical sequence, communicating priorities and schedules to team members, and ensures that the team works at a consistent and steady pace
  • Ensures all work is performed according to applicable regulatory requirements, customer specifications, and established quality standards and procedures and notifies appropriate personnel of any deviations
  • Maintains accurate records and documents and complete sign-offs in a timely manner
  • Ensures that deadlines and schedules are strictly adhered to and immediately notifies Aircraft Paint Manager if delays or problems are anticipated or exist
  • Trains and motivates team members to be proficient in all work assignments in compliance with FAA specifications
  • Completes time card and time off approvals and annual performance reviews for assigned team

What you bring

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Minimum 7 years of lead-related experience with aircraft paint processes
  • Aircraft industry experience required
  • Must have demonstrated leadership ability, high degree of integrity, and possess strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Advanced knowledge of paint processes and products (lacquers, enamels, epoxies, urethanes, and acrylics) is necessary
  • Ability to organize and plan work, adhering to deadlines
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and engineering drawings
  • High standards of accuracy and quality
  • Self-disciplined, capable of handling multiple, simultaneous projects and tasks
  • Regular attendance and willingness to work overtime and other shifts as required
  • Basic computer skills including Microsoft Office
  • Must qualify as a U.S. person in compliance with ITAR 22 CFR 120.15

Fly with us

We look forward to your online application

Your contact

Kaitlin West
HR Program Administrator
Phone: +1 303 410 2750

Apply online