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A Grade Paint Sprayer

Apply now Job no: 509124
Work type: Shift Work - Contract
Location: Gaydon, Warwickshire
Categories: Manufacturing

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:

To inspect, tack-off and spray-paint vehicles in Etch Primer, Primer, Base Coat or Clear Coat either on main line or in repair area.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Meeting targets in terms of both productivity and quality
  • Inspect vehicles to ensure no body defects, prior to painting
  • Prepare vehicles for spraying e.g. apply adhesion promoter, de-greasing and tacking off as required
  • Hand spray vehicles and substrate components to an acceptable AML standard
  • Ensure correct application of base coats and clear coats
  • Ensure appropriate removal of any contaminants/dirt between coats
  • Set up, maintain and clean hoods and airlines
  • Maintain daily liaison with purchased service contractors, Group Leaders and Lead Technicians regarding issues including those that may compromise quality or productivity
  • Occasional work in other areas e.g. prep and polish, as business needs dictate

Qualification & Experience:

The successful candidate will have a recognised apprenticeship or skilled experience in a similar position. Additionally, successful candidates will also require:

  • Normal Colour Vision
  • Hand Eye co-ordination to maintain a smooth and even paint film
  • Bi-annual lung function test
  • Annual HAV monitoring test
  • Paint shop preparation and spray booths as well as any repair area required within site
  • Experience in a similar role is required

Additionally, nationally recognised qualifications such as those listed below are highly advantageous:

  • BTEC Certificate/Diploma in Vehicle Technology levels 2 and 3
  • City & Guilds Entry Level Award in Vehicle Systems and Body and Paint Maintenance
  • City & Guilds Certificate/Diploma in Vehicle Body and Paint Operations
  • Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) awards in Vehicle Body and Paint Operations (Refinishing) levels 1 to 3

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We understand that the incredible beauty, craft and art that defines an Aston Martin comes from the inclusion of our amazing people.

We welcome the unique contributions that you can bring in terms of your education, opinions, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, colour, religion, disability, sexual orientation and beliefs.  We celebrate diversity and are seeking applicants who can bring something different.  Please speak to us if there is anything you need to support making an application with us.

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