Paint Sprayer / Prepper

Location Poole
Salary £29411 - £33529 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Engineering
Reference J9908
I'm currently recruiting for an experienced Paint Prepper / Sprayer to join my clients team in Poole.

My client is a leading manufacturer of large composite structures and GRP mouldings. They provide a complete composites manufacturing service from design & engineering to parts manufacturing and final assembly. Their customers include top names such as BAE, Rolls Royce, Airbus, Sunseeker, and Siemens.

Operating since 1985, they have built a strong team culture that promotes growth, development, and innovation. They value their employees by offering flexible working and financial recognition with a strong and growing business.

The Role:
With their spray shop continuing to expand and a wider range of work being taken on by the business, they are looking for an experienced Paint Sprayer / Prepper / Polisher to join their current Team. The successful candidate would need to be flexible and prepared to work both alone and as part of a team on various tasks from high end super yacht products to pattern making and producing mould tools, also with the introduction of new and innovative paint and surface coatings be prepared to help develop and implement new processes to meet customer requirements.

Duties & Responsibilities:
• Filling and fairing various moulds to meet customer specification prior to application of various paint systems using various fillers to include AWL-FAIR prior to primer application
• Paint spraying GRP moulding using two pack polyester base coats and polyurethane top coats to high quality standards.
• Using a wide range of various paint systems – Primers, base coats, clears, metallics, textured finishes and non-slip coatings.
• GRP mouldings to be finished ready to take subsequent paint systems
• Lacquers cut and polished to high gloss

Key Skills & Qualifications:
• Good paint preparation skills, GRP surfaces made good for priming and application of base coats and lacquers, use of a wide range of tools to include orbital sanders, air saws, drills, sanding blocks.
• Previous experience in cutting and polishing paints and lacquers to a mirror finish.
• Experience working as a Paint Sprayer within Marine, Automotive or aviation industry.
• Previous experience in application of various paint systems and being able to follow Technical Data Sheets to ensure process is followed and recorded.
• An understanding of WFT and how this is measured.
• Any previous experience of working with carbon fibre would be beneficial but not essential.
• A good eye for detail is a must to ensure the highest standards are met to meet customer expectations.

If this sounds like something you would be interested in then please apply or call Sarah on 07502 163910 for more info!

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