Automotive Paint Sprayer
Job no: 509442
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Gaydon, Warwickshire
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.
Paint Strategy and Operations are responsible for the delivery of painted vehicle bodies to the standard and specifications as set out by the AML production requirements. You will be required 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 ideally have a recognised apprenticeship or skilled experience in a similar position. Additionally, successful candidates will also require one of the following:
- 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
We will also be looking for:
- Experience in a similar Manufacturing/Production Paint spraying role, working to world class standards, ideally within an Automotive Environment.
- Paint shop preparation and spray booths and experience.
- Hand Eye co-ordination to maintain a smooth and even paint film.
- Be happy to undertake bi-annual lung function test.
- Be happy to undertake annual HAV monitoring test.
- Normal colour Vision.
Belong at Aston Martin
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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