Paint Technician

Stockton-on-Tees, Durham
£Competitive Plus 25 Days’ Holiday + Bank Holidays
24 Jan 2018
21 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Paint Technician
Shildon, County Durham
£Competitive Plus 25 Days’ Holiday + Bank Holidays
If you have an in-depth understanding of paint-making processes, this is a brilliant opportunity to support the success of a range of innovative projects.
Our client, a global fortune 200 group, creates market-leading coating and paints for a wide variety of industry sectors, from logistics to interior design. They are now looking for a Paint Technician to join their team in Shildon.
As a global coatings leader, our client is always finding new ways to innovate and provide better solutions for their customers.
Within a friendly and forward-thinking environment, you will have the chance to have your voice heard and play a key role in the development of our client’s product offering.
As a Paint Technician, you will ensure that all paint batches are created within colour tolerances and output goals are achieved in-line with safety and quality requirements.
Acting as the technical expert in colour and colour support, you will:
- Provide colour matches and corrections for batches of solvent-based and water-based paints
- Create initial colour matches and formulations for new projects
- Analyse and resolve any process, equipment, personnel or quality problems
- Liaise with the Laboratory Teams regarding any customer requirements
- Advise colleagues on material and production line issues
- Maintain your knowledge of pigments
- Control our client’s colour pallet in an ever-changing market
- Ensure that equipment is well-maintained
To be considered, you will need:
- Knowledge and experience of paint-making processes, including colour matching
- Knowledge of process and plant equipment associated with paint manufacture and testing
- A good level of IT literacy
Highly-organised and methodical, as a Paint Technician, you will have an outstanding eye for detail, good communication skills and a strong work ethic.
Knowledge of chemicals would be beneficial to your application, but this is not essential.
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Additional Keywords: Paint Technician, Industrial Paint Operative, Painting Technician, Colour Batch Technician, Senior Painting Operative, Industrial Painter.
Working hours: 37 hours per week, 8:00 – 16:45