Prototype paint technician- PTT078

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Work type: Full Time - Contract
Location: Wellesbourne
Categories: Research and Development

Aston Martin is built upon the passion, skill and creativity of the people who dedicate their working lives to the most iconic brand in the world. Every intricate stitch beautifully expressed line, and the stirring noise of our engines is a manifestation of the desire and collective spirit to create the most beautiful cars: the soul of Aston Martin made real.

Job Purpose:

Based in Wellesbourne, this role involves preparing, painting and polishing: parts, test samples and whole vehicles. With particular emphasis on the filling and shaping of panels for concept and show properties. Paying a circa of £16.85 per hour

Key Responsibilities:

  • Vehicle / component preparation – knowledge of a variety of materials and processes used to obtain the optimum finish.
  • Understanding and ability to use preparation techniques to include filler / high build and associated preparation to maintain finish.
  • Ability to use both water based and solvent based, base coat application.
  • Experience in different clear coat applications and associated process requirements.
  • Experience in repair systems for spot to general repair.
  • Experience in show car level polishing and processes.
  • Experience in panel repair and shaping of hand formed and prototype panels is essential.
  • Maintaining a clean, dirt-free environment.
  • Ability to work on own or as part of a team.
  • Good communication skills.   

Key Skills & Experience:

  • Apprentice ship required in light vehicle mechanical repair and painting.
  • Further education to HND level preferred but not essential
  • Extensive experience of vehicle repair and painting.
  • Experience of filling and shaping hand formed and prototype panels.
  • Experience in show car level polishing and processes.
  • Experience of a wide range of different paint manufactures systems and different processes.
  • Ability to prepare, paint and polish, parts, test samples and whole vehicles.
  • An expert in the filling and shaping of hand formed and prototype panels.

Personal Attributes:

  • Must be able to work well with and fit into existing team.
  • Can work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be willing to work overtime at short notice both during the week and at weekends to support tight deadlines.

The post holder will undertake other duties as may be required to achieve the Company’s objectives, commensurate with the grading of the post.

How to apply:

There really has never been a better time to join Aston Martin Lagonda, with strong financial results, a significant growth plan in place, a new site nearing completion and arguably the strongest model line up in the Company’s history, so if you feel ready to take the next exciting step in your already successful career and become part of the AML family apply today for consideration

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PLEASE NOTE: We reserve the right to close the vacancy to applications earlier should we receive sufficient applications.

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