Role details

Paint Application Engineer

North Yorkshire   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • An opportunity to join a reputable Tier 1 Automotive supplier
  • Very competative salary offered for the right candidate

About Our Client

The business is a Tier 1 Automotive supplier, providing components to some of the biggest OEM's in the world. The site in North Yorkshire turns over £80 million per year and employs over 350 members of staff.

Job Description

  • The operation, control and management of the paint application equipment to SQDCME objectives on a recognized shift system.
  • Carry out vehicle inspections post paint application and react accordingly to drive quality improvement of the painted body condition, measured paint film thickness and the paint appearance.
  • Monitoring the condition of the paint application equipment and react to any relevant control system alarms.
  • Clean and maintain the application equipment to a very high standard.
  • Carry out preventative maintenance schedules on the paint application equipment covering ( mechanical & pneumatic functions and fluid delivery systems )
  • Repair and replace paint application equipment parts as required to keep the equipment in good working order.
  • Support production process leaders in the delivery of volume and quality targets.
  • Identify and implement ideas that offer opportunities for paint and solvent savings & waste reduction.
  • Support shift working patterns necessary to control, and maintain the application equipment
  • Support the scheduled TPM - PM & CM maintenance of the paint application equipment and production overtime.
  • Identify potential application issues whether they be process or application equipment related and highlight possible actions that might resolve those issues and execute these actions in a controlled manner.

The Successful Applicant

  • A proven ability to control and improve processes and procedures would be advantageous as would any evidence of previous work based activities which would help to illustrate this point.
  • Previous experience of paint application processes or techniques would be a distinct advantage and is preferable.
  • Knowledge of mechanical, pneumatic and fluid delivery systems, within the painting industry is preferable.
  • Good written and oral communication skills are essential
  • Someone with a good attention to detail who is highly motivated are qualities that would be valuable in the role.
  • Time served tradesmen with either an electrical or mechanical maintenance background would be preferable but not essential
  • PC skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications would be a distinct advantage.

What's on Offer

Competitive Salary

Relocation Package


Company Benefits

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