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
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 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
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
Health care scheme
If you are interested in the Paint Technician vacancy, please apply today!
This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Staffing Solutions only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.
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