Paint Technician / Quality Control

Elmbridge Supplies Company UK
11 Feb 2018
21 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Paint Technician / Quality Control

Gloucester, GL2

Competitive D.O.E + excellent benefits including comp lunches

Elmbridge Supplies UK is a privately owned and reputable business that specialises in the supply of coatings and application equipment to the manufacturing and fabrication industry, and are recruiting for an experienced Quality Control / Paint Technician to join our production department on a full-time basis.

Position Summary

The successful candidate will confidently demonstrate their ability to meet deadlines along with high standards of output and work as part of a team to ensure targets are met and customer satisfaction is maintained and increased.

Your daily roles and responsibilities will include a range of tasks including;

  • Perform all mixing procedures for joinery coatings, ensuring all formulations; preparation and colour matching are to the highest standard.
  • Ensure colour recipes, libraries, and samples are updated and maintained.
  • As part of the production team, you will be looked to help plan, organise, coordinate, and control the dispatch of finished goods
  • As part of a team you will assist in other parts of the operations, including; mixing of ‘Metal Paints
  • Quality control checks carried out on completion to ensure no defects on work
  • Stock control of colourants and special pigments, maintaining a clean and tidy mixing and laboratory area
  • Spraying out and testing coated samples for presentation to clients
  • Consistently utilise all required safety equipment and P.P.E. and adhere to all requirements and oversee the disposal of hazardous and non-hazardous waste.
  • Daily maintenance of tinting and lab equipment.

Who are we looking for?

The Paint Technician / Quality Control role is challenging and calls for a variety of skill sets. You will be someone who can demonstrate daily

  • Excellent eye for colour is essential
  • Any kind of relevant qualification such as BTEC, NVQ, or City & Guilds
  • Minimum GSCE grades in Maths, Chemistry and English
  • Previous experience in spraying or handling coatings is essential
  • Strong attention to detail whilst working within a demanding hands-on environment and expected to participate in continuous improvement projects
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently and as part of a team when required
  • A Full UK driving licence
  • Similar roles may include; Automotive Paint Technician, Mobile Paint Technician, Paint Repair Technician, Quality Control Technician,

Benefits Package

  • Competitive salary depending on experience
  • Complimentary lunches and break provisions
  • Staff incentive schemes
  • Pension contribution after a qualifying period.

How to apply

If you have the desired skills and experience, and would like to be considered for this Paint Technician / Quality Control role then we would like to hear from you.

If you wish to be considered for this superb opportunity click ‘apply’.

You must be eligible to work in the UK.

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