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Paint Operative

Venatu Recruitment Group are working with a company based in Sherburn-in-Elmet

  • Location: Sherburn-in-Elmet
  • Salary: £11.68ph
  • Contract Type: Contract
  • Closing: 28 December 2018
  • Ref: 900385


  • To ensure health and safety requirements are met at all times in your work area.
  • Masking and preparation of new manufactured vehicles.
  • Preparation of GRP and aluminium substrates prior to paint.
  • Application of 2k etch & highbuild primers.
  • Preparation of primer prior to topcoat.
  • Application of 2k topcoat direct gloss.
  • Ability to use ‘wet on wet’ system when required.
  • Understanding of livery drawings and ability to lineout.
  • Ability to rectify flaws and imperfections in topcoat.
  • Knowledge of colour identification and formulation on computerised mixing scheme.
  • To regulate the temperature and air circulation in drying ovens.
  • To tend equipment.
  • To observe and adjust gauges.
  • To operate the spray gun to apply touch-ups.


  • A keen eye for detail.
  • Good knowledge of Health and Safety practices.
  • Good knowledge of the working area.
  • Ability to manage your time effectively.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Ability to plan and forecast.
  • Good knowledge of quality standards and legal compliance.
  • Good knowledge of the timescales required for booth maintenance and manage these with the Facilities team.
  • Ability to create master templates for the design of paint schemes.


  • Experience in working in a commercial paint shop.
  • Competent and worked in a warehousing environment previously.
  • Be familiar with good housekeeping practices e.g. the 5s (sort, straighten, shine, standardise, sustain).
  • Ability to make decisions.
  • Ability to solve problems.


  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to operational needs and changes.
  • Must have a positive “can do” attitude.
  • Ability to work within a team.
  • Must have motivation and drive to ensure tasks are completed within the required timescales and to the expected standards.

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