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Paint Technician NAY

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    Newton Aycliffe

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    £27.07 per hour

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    Tanya Wallace

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  • Published:

    30 days ago

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TXM Recruit are looking for Paint Technmician to join one of the largest Rail manufacturing companies at their Newton Aycliffe Manufacturing Facility. If you have an eye for detail, a 'Can do' attitude, we want to hear from you.

Pay: Mornings £27.07 hourly through umbrella, Afternoons £34.46 hourly through umbrella.
Overtime monday to Saturday is 1.5 and x 2 sundays and bank holidays
Shifts: Mornings 7am - 3pm and afternoons 3pm - 11pm

Job requirements.
  • Clean and de-grease surfaces in preparation for paint.
  • Shot blast the vehicle.
  • Wash the vehicle surface area in prep for next stage. 
  • Apply primer. 
  • Putty and sandblast the vehicle panel. 
  • Prime the vehicle again. 
  • High build primer. 
  • Paint, finish and polish the vehicle panel.  

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
If you are interested in the role click to apply or contact Tanya Wallace at TXM Recruit.