Current Vacancy – Bodyshop Technician / Paint Sprayer

Due to company growth, our long-established family business is looking for a professional and experienced Bodyshop Technician / Paint Sprayer to join our highly skilled friendly team. The role will be permanent and full time (40 hrs / week), based in Kingstone, Herefordshire. Salary is dependent on skills and experience. We offer 22 days annual leave plus UK public holidays as well as a fantastic working environment, equipment and facilities, company pension scheme and free parking onsite.

This is a challenging, interesting and varied role where the successful candidate will join a specialist team restoring classic and vintage cars, using our newly installed paint booth and equipment. Responsibilities include:

  • Carry out preparation / spray painting operations to the agreed method and of a very high standard using the spray booth
  • Carry out refinishing and assembly of vehicles
  • Carry out panel beating and fabrication tasks
  • Carry out regular safety checks, maintain and clean equipment including changing filters as required
  • Operate the spray booth to ensure the correct pressure and temperature is used within manufacturer’s guidance.
  • Make sure that all safety precautions are followed and notify management of any maintenance or safety requirements
  • Wear the correct PPE (supplied by the company) including gloves, eye protection and breathing apparatus when mixing and spraying
  • Dispose of all paint, lacquer, thinners and general waste correctly
  • Adhere to all company policies and health and safety regulations

Essential skills, competencies, behaviours and experience:

  • Fully trained and experienced bodywork technician skills (minimum 2 years professional experience)
  • Bodyshop refinishing and assembly experience (minimum 2 years professional experience)
  • Experience of preparation of vehicles for paint (minimum 2 years professional experience)
  • Experience of painting using spray booth (minimum 2 years professional experience)
  • Panel beating and fabrication skills (minimum 2 years experience)
  • Knowledge of relevant COSHH requirements
  • Able to work independently – managing own workload efficiently – and as an effective member of a small team
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills
  • Full driving license
  • Excellent communication skills – you will liaise with suppliers, colleagues and customers
  • Attention to detail, a desire to meet high standards of quality and a drive to deliver excellent results for our customers
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Commitment to own professional development and an interest in keeping up to date with the latest technologies and techniques

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter by email to info@earleyengineering.co.uk or by post to: Earley Engineering Limited, Unit C Gooses Foot Industrial Estate, Kingstone, Herefordshire, HR2 9HY. UK.