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Location: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Salary: Up to £21049 per annum + plus excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Technical
Contact Name: Russ Malin

Paint Technician

Job Description

We are recruiting for an experienced Paint Technician to join a leading global manufacturer of equipment to the logistics and construction sectors. The primary purpose of the role will involve hands on shot blasting, fully preparing, wet spraying and powder coating a range of chassis and ancillary components / materials

Duties Include

Interpreting technical & safety data sheets to ensure correct coverage and gloss level achieved and correct mix of ratios of paints, thinners & hardeners are achieved

Understanding spray / powder gun functions & able to strip down clean and re-assemble;

Setting up spray / powder guns and equipment to compensate for different type of surface (bare metal/ undercoat/rework) and different paint types & viscosities

Powdering direct to bare metal from a provided set process, and to undercoat components to achieve 'Right First Time' results

Spraying 2K topcoats over wet primers achieving 'Right First Time' results

Completing various planned Maintenance tasks on all Paint Spraying, Powder Coating & Preparation equipment

Achieving high quality standards on both small jigged components to complex larger chassis'

Maintain a clean environment within the department

Use correct/defined consumables for preparation & sanding of metal & polymer components before paint / powder application. Skilled in masking & reworking painted / powder coated parts

Booking on/off jobs, filling out timesheets, quality check sheets & labels correctly

Identifying material surface defects on parts prior paint / powder and repairing using adequate products

Masking, final paint / powder preparation, handling parts on and off paint / powder runways. Moving of chassis parts in and out of paint / powder booths / ovens

Experience/Skills

Experience in spraying or powder coating to understand the effects of poor preparation and/or poor paint / powder application can have in terms of inconsistent film thickness, gloss levels, orange peel appearance & colour variations

And/or experience of wet painting primer and gloss and/or wet interzinc primer using airless, air assisted and hvlp systems, primer and gloss paint (2pack systems), preferably within a manufacturing or car industry

An appreciation of the Health & Safety hazards within a paint shop, specifically Isocyanates & flammable liquids. Experienced in using & maintaining air fed respiratory equipment

Experience of operating within a lean manufacturing/continuous improvement team environment

Shot blasting experience beneficial

Welding knowledge would be an added advantage, but not essential

Ability to read, write and communicate at all levels in English.

Be a good team player

Have a positive and flexible approach to work

Can plan and prioritise their workload in order to meet targets and deadlines

Benefits

A basic salary of £21,049 per annum

25 days holiday plus statutory days

Overtime paid at enhanced rates

Performance bonus scheme

Profit related bonus

Pension Scheme

Life Insurance

Health care scheme

If you are interested in the Paint Technician vacancy, please apply today!

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