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Painter - Restoration

Salary: £22

Location: Northamptonshire

Job type: Contract

Category: Paint Restoration

My client is a world leading high-performance vehicle restoration business who is seeking a highly talented and passionate Painter to become part of their successful team, and strive for automotive excellence. Main Responsibilities: * Must be able to complete the job from start to finish in all areas, prep, priming, paint and polish * Produce paint finishes to the highest standard, must be confident with the use of clear over base paints, 3 stage pearl colours and matt lacquer etc * Ensure all parts and panels are correct and audited with relevant sign off before starting the next stage * Carrying out full re-sprays and necessary repairs * Strip and assembly of vehicles prior to and on completion of paint work * Fit Panels to body ensuring gaps and panel profiles are correct * Repair panels using filler where necessary * Prime mask and prep panels * Be familiar with polish processes to achieve the highest standard of paint finish * Work to processes in all areas * Adhere to a high level of personal presentation * Maintain the workshop in a clean and professional way * All plant and equipment is maintained correctly, any defects reported * Be familiar with and work to the company's health and safety standards * Advise and report on any issues relating to health and safety * To comply with all company policies and procedures * Support other departments when required Skills Required: * Experience in the refinishing of motor vehicles to the highest quality * Knowledge of water based & solvent based paint systems * Knowledge and ability in sanding and filling vehicles * Ability to audit panel surfaces at every stage of the paint process * Working with carbon panels is not essential but an advantage * Be able to communicate effectively and resolve problems quickly and efficiently * Excellent communication, organisation and inter-personal skills You will have: * Must have incredible attention to detail * No chest complaints * No allergies related to paints, solvents or dust * Normal colour vision * Energetic, proactive, calm under pressure, highly personable, and mature personality * Strong Team-worker - ability to thrive in a small, closely-knit, and dedicated team * Excellent Organisational Skills * Be flexible and possess a good sense of humour * Self-motivated and with the ability to work unsupervised Experience Required: * Past experience in working within a specialist automotive bodyshop is essential Education and Qualifications Required: * Full Driving licence - Essential

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