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  • Location

    Newton Aycliffe

  • Sector:

    Rail, General Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £14.20 per hour

  • Contact:

    Kenny McEvoy

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  • Published:

    20 days ago

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  • Consultant:

    Kenny McEvoy

TXM Recruit are looking for Paint Team Members to join one of the largest Rail manufaturing companies at their Newton Aycliffe Manufacturing Facility. If you have an eye for detail, a 'Can do' attitude, produce a high quality standard of work and are willing to learn we want to hear from you. Please contact Kenny McEvoy at TXM Recruit if you would like to hear more about the opportunity. 

Pay: £14.20 PAYE. 
Shifts: Mornings 7am - 3pm and afternoons 3pm - 11pm
Duration: 1 year
  • Preparation of weld surfaces in readiness for welding.
  • Preparation of Aluminum extrusion using a variety of rotary head cutting tools and abrasive wheels.
  • Safe handling and movement of bulk panels using approved lifting techniques.
  • Chemical cleaning of prepared surfaces with consideration to COSHH regulations
  • Support fabrication operations following safe systems of work

Additional paint responsibilities include:

  • Preparation of the aluminum car body by way of degreasing, washing, masking, sanding & shot blasting in readiness for welding
  • Application of various protective coatings, such as primer
  • Application of putty / filler to remove any undulations throughout the car body
  • Post primer & filler sanding to ensure the correct surface requirements in readiness for the application of the top coat
  • Application of vinyl materials where required
  • Utilising top coat polishing tools & techniques to ensure the highest quality and to achieve the desired customer specifications

Essential Requirements

Applicants should be able to demonstrate all of the Essential Requirements listed below:
  • Able to perform a variety of painting and manufacturing tasks with good levels of dexterity
  • Demonstrate a good standard of numeracy and literacy skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • The ability to work to deadlines and deliver to schedule.
  • Willing to communicate openly, honestly respectfully at all levels
  • Ability to learn new manufacturing skills to a high standard
  • Willing to learn new job skills - Kaizen, 5S and participate in improvement activities
  • A willingness to work flexibly and a positive approach to work and working patterns
  • Commitment to working as part of a team
  • To effectively work alone or within a team
  • Be willing to take responsibility for own performance
  • Have a ‘Can do’ attitude to supporting both manufacturing and other functions
  • Be willing to undertake travel in the UK and overseas as and when required.
If you are interested in the role click to apply or contact Kenny McEvoy at TXM Recruit.