Paint Preparation Operative

  • Job Reference: SK/Jun/2024
  • Date Posted: 5 July 2024
  • Recruiter: KHR - Recruitment Specialists
  • Location: Maidstone, Kent
  • Salary: £24,669.48 to £29,285.64
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Bens
  • Sector: Warehousing & Manufacturing
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Paint Preparation Operative
£24,669.48 - 29,285.64
Outskirts of Maidstone

Mon to Thur (either 06:30 to 15:30 OR 07:30 to 16:30)

Friday (either 06:30 to 11:30 OR 07:30 to 15:30)

Overtime will be available

KHR is working with a leading manufacturer in the outskirts of Maidstone who are looking for a Paint Preparation Operative to join their team! If you are an experienced Paint Prepper, with excellent attention to detail, then this is the role for you.

Duties include:
- To prepare fabricated parts for wet painting including drilling, fettling, filling,
sanding shot blasting, sealing, washing, cleaning degreasing, and masking of
- Using power tools for drilling, grinding, and sanding component surfaces in line with the company's processes
- Masking of threads and bores to protect from shot blast damage and paint ingress
- Handling these components through the blast equipment and washing equipment to
achieve a good surface finish and high cleanliness level ready to accept the paint.
- Hanging components in an efficient manner for priming, painting, and baking
- Unloading components and packing for delivery to production areas and stores
ensuring the paint finish is not damaged
- Day-to-day monitoring of the blast profiles
- Daily cleaning of prep lines and prep bays
- To take personal responsibility for the PPE issued and ensure it is kept in good
condition at all times
- To clean and carry out regular preventative maintenance tasks on the shot blast
- Daily and weekly 5s and housekeeping duties
- To comply at all times with the company H&S policy and to ensure that all work is
carried out in line with the relevant Risk Assessments
- To adhere to the Company's environmental policies and legal duties, specifically
control of emissions, management of solvents, and the disposal and recycling of
waste products

Candidate profile:
-Excellent attention to detail and ability to visually inspect each component as it is
being prepared
- Able to work to high-quality standards
- Good hand-eye coordination
- Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate clearly
- The ability to work as part of a team as well as independently
- Good time management

They are hiring immediately, so send in your CV today!

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