Paint Technician

Shorterm Limited
14 Apr 2018
22 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Role: Paint Technician

Location: Telford

The main purpose of the role:

The Paint Technician will utilize the paint application parameters in accordance with our customers' specifications.

*Ensure the set-up of paint application equipment in the paint shop for all possible paint applications, in accordance with standards and best practices,
*Responsibility for top-up and maintenance of paint application equipment
*Work in team with plant staff to achieve quality requirements i.e. colour matching, leveling, adhesion, etc.
*Create and improves paint application parameters (i.e. paint consumption, cycle time, etc.).
*Develop continuous improvements and sustainable solutions for paint application in accordance with project and plant requirements
*Ensure the development of new products, the commissioning of the pumps and piggable system for the new paint line and the support for the control plan updates.
*5 years in paint for plastic parts or paint process on automotive OEMs.
*Liaise with the Engineering department regarding NPI
*Assist in product feasibility during NPI quotation


-Minimum 3-5 years experience in similar role
-Professional qualifications preferred
-Automotive development process experience
-Literate in IAFT16949 (TS16949)
-Familiar with OEM supplier quality expectations (JLRQ etc)
-Experience of robotic paint lines
-Experience of piggable delivery systems
-Experience of robotic colour control
-Experience of robotic application, 1K & 2K application and technical finish (Bell & E stat application would also be of benefit)
-Ability to communicate effectively and ensure comprehension across a diverse workforce
-Excellent oral and written communication skills
-PC literate


-Maintain paint delivery at peak efficiency
-Review line/product yields to define opportunities from improvement
-Maintain Paint delivery system and pumps
-Assess current technology for effectiveness and compare to new technology within the industry
-Partake in yearly CI planning
-Partake in yearly capital planning
-Assist with Technical team training and gap analysis
-Operate a stand in for Team leader position


-Ensure that all departmental work is carried out in line with work instructions and QMS
-Review robot operations in a structured manner LPA/PDCA/CCAR
-Collate and monitor paint line yield and environmental KPIs/Trends/SPC charts for sharing with the wider team
-Develop, control and measure process parameters


-Ensure that the paint plant delivery system operates at a peak RFT, at all times
-Deliver technical solutions to process problems
-Ensure the NPI requirements are met in line with customer builds


-Support business development opportunities
-Monitor and optimize paint waste during colour changes
-Assist, suggest and lead CI activity

If interested or know of anyone who may be, please call Daniel Baker on ************* or alternatively email your latest CV to ******************************
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