Paint Technician/Paint Sprayer (MKNLPS)



£31,000 - £34,000/annum

Job Location
- United Kingdom -- England -- South East England -- Buckinghamshire -- Milton Keynes

Job Type

Monday, June 24, 2019

Our large manufacturing client in the Milton Keynes area are looking a fully trained paint sprayer for our Stonebridge site, Milton Keynes. The ideal candidate will need to be highly skilled and fully trained in paint spraying to a high standard.

There will be some prepping involved in the role as well.

Main Tasks of Job

  • Interpreting technical & safety data sheets to ensure correct coverage and gloss level acheived.
  • Correct mix of ratios of paints, thinners & hardeners are achieved
  • Understanding spray / powder gun functions & able to strip down clean and re-assemble;
  • Setting up spray / powder guns and equipment to compensate for;
  • Different type of surface (bare metal/ undercoat/rework);
  • Different paint types & viscosities
  • Powdering direct to bare metal from a provided set process, and to undercoat components to achieve ‘Right First Time’ results;
  • Spraying 2K topcoats over wet primers achieving ‘Right First Time’ results;
  • Completing various planned Maintenance tasks on all Paint Spraying, Powder Coating & Preparation equipment;
  • Achieving high quality standards on both small jigged components to complex larger chassis’;
  • Maintain a clean environment within the department;
  • Use correct/defined consumables for preparation & sanding of metal & polymer components before paint / powder application. Skilled in masking & reworking painted / powder coated parts;
  • Booking on/off jobs, filling out timesheets, quality check sheets & labels correctly;
  • Identifying material surface defects on parts prior paint / powder and repairing using adequate products;
  • Masking, final paint / powder preparation, handling parts on and off paint / powder runways. Moving of chassis parts in and out of paint / powder booths / ovens.


Required Experience

  • Experience in spraying or powder coating to understand the effects of poor preparation and/or poor paint / powder application can have in terms of inconsistent film thickness, gloss levels, orange peel appearance & colour variations;
  • And/or; Experience of wet painting primer and gloss and/or wet interzinc primer using airless, air assisted and hvlp systems, primer and gloss paint (2pack systems), preferably within a manufacturing or car industry;
  • An appreciation of the Health & Safety hazards within a paint shop, specifically Isocyanates & flammable liquids. Experienced in using & maintaining air fed respiratory equipment;
  • Experience of operating within a lean manufacturing/continuous improvement team environment;
  • Shot blasting experience beneficial;
  • Welding knowledge would be an added advantage, but not essential;
      • Ability to read, write and communicate at all levels in English.


Must be flexible with shifts and be able to work 6-2 and 2-10. 

Rate of Pay: 31k - 34K

Must be flexible to work overtime 1-2 hours per day and 4-6 hours on a Saturday (usually 2 out of 4 per month)

Overtime paid at 1.5 rate and 2.0 after 4 hours at 1.5 rate.

25 Days holiday,  eligible for healthcare scheme and pension after 3 months.

If you have the skills and experience please send your CV to

Contact information

Wendy Coulson