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Paint Technician

January 12, 2022
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Permanent
Hendon West
£34.000 - £35,000/annum OTE 53.000

Job description

Contract: 
Permanent
Hours: 
Salary: 
£34.000 - £35,000/annum OTE 53.000
Location: 
Hendon West

About this role

<div class="job__description" style="box-sizing: inherit; color: #333333; font-family: 'Open Sans', Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px;"> <p style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 0px; font-size: inherit; line-height: 1.5; color: inherit;">BRS have an opportunity to join one of our clients as a Paint Technician at a well established and respected company.</p> <p style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 1rem 0px 0px; font-size: inherit; line-height: 1.5; color: inherit;">To ensure customer satisfaction in the repair and painting of motor vehicles of all types</p> <p style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 1rem 0px 0px; font-size: inherit; line-height: 1.5; color: inherit;">To carry out such work in a safe and economical manner</p> <p style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 1rem 0px 0px; font-size: inherit; line-height: 1.5; color: inherit;">To employ such knowledge and skills as may be required to restore vehicles to an acceptable standard &ndash; The role requires skills in M.E.T &amp; Minor Body Repairs (Dressing &amp; Filling Body Panels / Plastic Repairs) in line with Smart Repair methods.</p> <p style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 1rem 0px 0px; font-size: inherit; line-height: 1.5; color: inherit;">To ensure customer satisfaction in the repair and painting of motor vehicles of all types</p> <p style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 1rem 0px 0px; font-size: inherit; line-height: 1.5; color: inherit;">To carry out such work in a safe and economical manner</p> <p style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 1rem 0px 0px; font-size: inherit; line-height: 1.5; color: inherit;">To employ such knowledge and skills as may be required to restore vehicles to an acceptable standard &ndash; The role requires skills in M.E.T &amp; Minor Body Repairs (Dressing &amp; Filling Body Panels / Plastic Repairs) in line with Smart Repair methods.</p> <p style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 1rem 0px 0px; font-size: inherit; line-height: 1.5; color: inherit;">To observe, recognize and report on vehicle structure and paintwork.</p> <p style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 1rem 0px 0px; font-size: inherit; line-height: 1.5; color: inherit;">To interpret and implement technical service instruction data.</p> <p style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 1rem 0px 0px; font-size: inherit; line-height: 1.5; color: inherit;">To indent for replacement parts and record usage.</p> <p style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 1rem 0px 0px; font-size: inherit; line-height: 1.5; color: inherit;">Paint repair &ndash; to be able to accurately use paint mixing schemes, computerized scales, spray booths and drying lamps.</p> <p style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 1rem 0px 0px; font-size: inherit; line-height: 1.5; color: inherit;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 1rem 0px 0px; font-size: inherit; line-height: 1.5; color: inherit;">To ensure that vehicles comply with safety standards when returned to customers, or that faults have been reported and noted on job card.</p> <p style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 1rem 0px 0px; font-size: inherit; line-height: 1.5; color: inherit;">Application of topcoat to manufacturer&rsquo;s specification.</p> <p style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 1rem 0px 0px; font-size: inherit; line-height: 1.5; color: inherit;">Preparation of repaired areas as directed by work order, in readiness for application of topcoat.</p> <p style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 1rem 0px 0px; font-size: inherit; line-height: 1.5; color: inherit;">Report to your Line Manager any issues that you become aware of relating to the vehicle you are working on, e.g. flat battery, puncture etc. so ensuring that the vehicle meets customers standard and is not returned for further attention.</p> <p style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 1rem 0px 0px; font-size: inherit; line-height: 1.5; color: inherit;">Ensure that you follow Good Housekeeping Rules, e.g. on leaving your work area ensure it is clean and tidy at all times. &nbsp;If last leaving the workshop at end of shift, turn lights out, turn heating off, and turn radio off.</p> <p style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 1rem 0px 0px; font-size: inherit; line-height: 1.5; color: inherit;">Management will have the final decision on the quality of your work</p> <p style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 1rem 0px 0px; font-size: inherit; line-height: 1.5; color: inherit;">To undertake training courses as required.</p> <p style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 1rem 0px 0px; font-size: inherit; line-height: 1.5; color: inherit;">To have experience in the body/paint repair of motor vehicles.</p> <p style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 1rem 0px 0px; font-size: inherit; line-height: 1.5; color: inherit;">Capability to flat and polish to a high standard.</p> <p style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 1rem 0px 0px; font-size: inherit; line-height: 1.5; color: inherit;">Competency in colour matching.</p> <p style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 1rem 0px 0px; font-size: inherit; line-height: 1.5; color: inherit;">Other skills</p> <p style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 1rem 0px 0px; font-size: inherit; line-height: 1.5; color: inherit;">Strong communication skills</p> <p style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 1rem 0px 0px; font-size: inherit; line-height: 1.5; color: inherit;">The ability to work alone and as part of a team</p> <p style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 1rem 0px 0px; font-size: inherit; line-height: 1.5; color: inherit;">The ability to maintain quality under pressure</p> <p style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 1rem 0px 0px; font-size: inherit; line-height: 1.5; color: inherit;">An awareness of safety procedures</p> <p style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 1rem 0px 0px; font-size: inherit; line-height: 1.5; color: inherit;">The ability to use specialist equipment</p> <p style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 1rem 0px 0px; font-size: inherit; line-height: 1.5; color: inherit;">The ability to follow written and verbal instructions</p> <p style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 1rem 0px 0px; font-size: inherit; line-height: 1.5; color: inherit;">Good manual skills</p> <p style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 1rem 0px 0px; font-size: inherit; line-height: 1.5; color: inherit;">A good eye for detail and colour</p> <p style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 1rem 0px 0px; font-size: inherit; line-height: 1.5; color: inherit;">Organisation and planning</p> <p style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 1rem 0px 0px; font-size: inherit; line-height: 1.5; color: inherit;">Problem Solving</p> <p style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 1rem 0px 0px; font-size: inherit; line-height: 1.5; color: inherit;">Decision Making</p> <p style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 1rem 0px 0px; font-size: inherit; line-height: 1.5; color: inherit;">Results Oriented</p> <p style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 1rem 0px 0px; font-size: inherit; line-height: 1.5; color: inherit;">Approachable</p> <p style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 1rem 0px 0px; font-size: inherit; line-height: 1.5; color: inherit;">Initiative</p> <p style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 1rem 0px 0px; font-size: inherit; line-height: 1.5; color: inherit;">Flexibility</p> <p style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 1rem 0px 0px; font-size: inherit; line-height: 1.5; color: inherit;">Customer Service</p> <p style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 1rem 0px 0px; font-size: inherit; line-height: 1.5; color: inherit;">Composure</p> <p style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 1rem 0px 0px; font-size: inherit; line-height: 1.5; color: inherit;">Time Management</p> <p style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 1rem 0px 0px; font-size: inherit; line-height: 1.5; color: inherit;">&nbsp;</p> </div>

BRS have an opportunity to join one of our clients as a Paint Technician at a well established and respected company.

To ensure customer satisfaction in the repair and painting of motor vehicles of all types

To carry out such work in a safe and economical manner

To employ such knowledge and skills as may be required to restore vehicles to an acceptable standard – The role requires skills in M.E.T & Minor Body Repairs (Dressing & Filling Body Panels / Plastic Repairs) in line with Smart Repair methods.

To ensure customer satisfaction in the repair and painting of motor vehicles of all types

To carry out such work in a safe and economical manner

To employ such knowledge and skills as may be required to restore vehicles to an acceptable standard – The role requires skills in M.E.T & Minor Body Repairs (Dressing & Filling Body Panels / Plastic Repairs) in line with Smart Repair methods.

To observe, recognize and report on vehicle structure and paintwork.

To interpret and implement technical service instruction data.

To indent for replacement parts and record usage.

Paint repair – to be able to accurately use paint mixing schemes, computerized scales, spray booths and drying lamps.

 

To ensure that vehicles comply with safety standards when returned to customers, or that faults have been reported and noted on job card.

Application of topcoat to manufacturer’s specification.

Preparation of repaired areas as directed by work order, in readiness for application of topcoat.

Report to your Line Manager any issues that you become aware of relating to the vehicle you are working on, e.g. flat battery, puncture etc. so ensuring that the vehicle meets customers standard and is not returned for further attention.

Ensure that you follow Good Housekeeping Rules, e.g. on leaving your work area ensure it is clean and tidy at all times.  If last leaving the workshop at end of shift, turn lights out, turn heating off, and turn radio off.

Management will have the final decision on the quality of your work

To undertake training courses as required.

To have experience in the body/paint repair of motor vehicles.

Capability to flat and polish to a high standard.

Competency in colour matching.

Other skills

Strong communication skills

The ability to work alone and as part of a team

The ability to maintain quality under pressure

An awareness of safety procedures

The ability to use specialist equipment

The ability to follow written and verbal instructions

Good manual skills

A good eye for detail and colour

Organisation and planning

Problem Solving

Decision Making

Results Oriented

Approachable

Initiative

Flexibility

Customer Service

Composure

Time Management

 

Qualifications & experience

<p><span style="color: #333333; font-family: 'Open Sans', Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px;">Relevant trade qualification &ndash; NVQ qualification attained in the last 3 years or an industry recognised accreditation scheme attained in the last 5 years.</span></p>

Relevant trade qualification – NVQ qualification attained in the last 3 years or an industry recognised accreditation scheme attained in the last 5 years.

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