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Calico Coatings Careers

We offer competitive pay, health insurance, paid holidays and an employer-matched IRA to give our employees the performance advantage.

If you appreciate quality, email or call:
[email protected]
704.483.2202

You can also stop by to submit an application:
5883 Balsom Ridge Road, Denver, NC 28037

If you know of someone who would enjoy a job like this, please send them our way. They do not necessarily need previous experience but do need to demonstrate a strong work ethic and team orientation in previous jobs.

We're always looking for the right people and only hire the best. As a growth-oriented, technology-driven company with a passion for winning and dependability, we are looking for individuals who share our vision and dedication to performance excellence. Whether we have an open coatings careers position or not, we are interested in talking with you.

At Calico Coatings, every employee is critical to creating a team of "A Players" who work together to serve our customers with excellence.

Contact us if you're interested in a challenging career at Calico.


Current Openings


Thin Films Shop Technician: 2nd Shift Monday-Thursday 3:00pm-1:00am
The shop technician is responsible for effectively working within the Thin Films department in a way that meets customer quality and on-time delivery expectations. They will work with members of the Production, Quality, Customer Service and Sales teams to provide the best possible turnaround time and quality standards for our customers.

The shop technician will be focused on delivering the highest quality products and services Calico Coating’s customers are accustomed to receiving by following maintenance schedules, order processing instructions and process flow maps to achieve the best possible completed part, on time, every time.

  • Part preparation for coating (Manual and Automated)
  • Initiating / Monitoring production loads.
  • Preparing / Ensuring chamber internal components are ready for production runs.
  • Proper fixturing, placement and inspection of parts before runs.
  • Ensure fixtures are functional and clean.
  • Conduct established preventative maintenance

  • Basic reading and math skills
  • Ability to multi-task as required
  • Ability to follow instructions and deliver work on time per production standards
  • Quality oriented
  • Team player
  • Good attendance and punctuality required

Thick Films Shop Technician
The shop technician is responsible for effectively working within the Thick Films department in a way that meets customer quality and on-time delivery expectations. They will work with members of the Production, Quality, Customer Service and Sales teams to provide the best possible turnaround time and quality standards for our customers.

The shop technician will be focused on delivering the highest quality products and services Calico Coatings customers are accustomed to receiving by following maintenance schedules, order processing instructions and process flow maps to achieve the best possible completed part, on time, every time.

  • Part preparation activities
    • Load, clean, unload (disassemble and reassemble if needed)
    • Maintain cleaning equipment per PM schedules (titration, maintenance and cleaning)
    • Maintain Titration logs and cleaning logs when working on phosphate production
  • Blasting and part prep activities
    • Mask and plug parts as work orders indicate
    • Blast parts per instructions
    • Maintain blasting cabinets (replace, add and dispose media; replace gloves, nozzles, hoses, etc.)
    • Read and maintain work order paperwork
    • Quality Control check finished parts (visual standards)
  • Support and Miscellaneous activities
    • Maintain clean work area
    • Stock supplies as needed (keep cabinets and work area organized)
    • Assist sprayers and other teammates as needed
    • Keep OSHA training current as required for position

  • Basic reading and math skills
  • Ability to multi-task as required
  • Ability to follow instructions and deliver work on time per production standards
  • Quality oriented
  • Team player
  • Good attendance and punctuality required

Success Factors:

  • Stay ahead of schedule with part prep and blasting requirements
  • Minimal rejects from department and/or quality
  • Equipment kept clean and maintained, producing minimal rejects
  • Minimum rejects from spray booth
  • Positive supervisor and quality feedback
  • Attend 100% shop meetings

Customer Service/Sales Support Specialist
Location: Denver, NC: Must live within 50 miles of location

The Customer Service/Sales Support Specialist will support the sales team in handling customer inquiries and complaints to provide excellent customer service throughout sales and fulfillment process. The Customer Service/Sales Support Specialist will also set up and manage customer accounts, process orders, manage workflows, and communicate with internal departments in order to follow up on customer requests.

  • Respond promptly to customer inquiries
  • Handle and resolve customer complaints
  • Obtain and evaluate all relevant information to handle product and service inquiries
  • Provide pricing and delivery information
  • Perform customer verifications
  • Set up new customer accounts and assist with inside sales when necessary
  • Process orders, forms, applications and requests
  • Organize workflow to meet customer timeframes
  • Direct requests and unresolved issues to the designated resource •Manage customers' accounts
  • Keep records of customer interactions and transactions
  • Record details of inquiries, comments and complaints
  • Record details of actions taken
  • Prepare and distribute customer activity reports
  • Maintain customer databases
  • Communicate and coordinate with internal departments
  • Follow up on customer interactions
  • Provide feedback on the efficiency of the customer service process

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 1 year of prior customer service experience
  • Proficient with Office 365 (Word, excel, outlook)
  • Excellent communication skills

"Race teams are the most demanding clients that we have. They're going racing every weekend with or without us, and it's our job to make sure we can supply the teams with what they need, when they need it."
~ Tracy Trotter
Owner, Calico Coatings

"It is not only the friendly people that I spend my days with at Calico Coatings that I enjoy, but I also thrive for the high standard for quality and customer service that we continuously strive to provide."
~ Brandi W.
Calico Coatings

"Working at Calico Coatings is challenging, yet rewarding. There is always the opportunity to learn more about coatings and the industries we service. I love the welcoming atmosphere, it truly feels like a work "family". The best part about my job is offering specialized service to our customers."
~ Aleshia D.
Calico Coatings