Job Title
Paint Rework Team Member
Ref #
41222
Date posted
Friday, January 26, 2024
Country
United Kingdom
Location
Woking
Business area
Manufacturing
Department
Paint Direct
Position level
J - Technician / Administrator
Working time
Full Time
Contract type
Permanent
Working pattern
Red Shift 40 hours
Background

No restraints. No limitations. We don’t simply push boundaries. We completely rethink them. McLaren Automotive exists to create breath-taking performance road cars.

It takes a community to do what we do. A diverse group of people with many areas of expertise, united by their passion to deliver visionary products and set new benchmarks. 

McLaren Automotive commits to equal opportunity for all. Diversity, Equality and Inclusion is at the heart of our impact, it drives our innovation and enables us to truly create something special. Join us on our journey. 

Purpose of Role

The role will work as part of a small, multi-functional team split across a 2-shift operation on a 1-week rotation, reporting to a Paint Team Leader.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Understand and follow detailed work instructions relating to the painting of vehicles
  • Ensure that all station operations on each vehicle are completed to the required quality standard
  • Ensure that all operations are completed to the required timescale
  • Work as part of a team on the definition and solution of problems that may be affecting the quality, cost or productivity of the vehicles being produced
  • Participate in continuous improvement activities as requested
  • Understand and adhere to the McLaren Values and help grow the Automotive Brand.
  • Preparing paint spraying equipment
  • Mixing paints to the right colour and consistency
  • Applying several coats to the car, including primers, colours and affect coats.
  • Maintaining and cleaning equipment
  • Storing paints in the correct conditions.
  • Undertake the exterior polishing of vehicles using the correct materials and tools
  • Inspect finished vehicles to ensure no defects, perfect finish every time
  • Flattening, polishing, and touching up
  • The candidate should be confident using all the necessary tools and materials, have experience with or be happy with working in a modern OEM.
  • Ensure there are no defects on work produced
  • Preparing vehicles/ panels for paintwork
  • Masking vehicles in preparation for paintwork.
  • Carrying out minor damage repairs via smart repair process
  • Clean and check cars prior to primer process for visible defect
Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Experience of working within an automotive environment would be an advantage.
  • Prior experience of working as part of a team is desirable
  • Prior experience of working to timescales would be advantageous
  • Quality focused with meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to follow processes set in place
  • Experience in Preparing paint spraying equipment is desirable
  • Experience in Mixing paints to the right colour and consistency is an advantage
  • Experience in Applying several coats to the car, including primers, colours
  • Experience in Maintaining and cleaning equipment is desirable
  • Experience Storing paints in the correct conditions is desirable
  • Prior experience of Quality focused with meticulous attention to detail would be an advantage
  • Undertake the exterior polishing of vehicles using the correct materials and tools would be an advantage
  • Prior experience with Inspecting finished vehicles to ensure no defects, perfect finish every time is an advantage
  • Prior experience of flattening, polishing, and touching up is desirable
  • Prior experience of maintaining and cleaning equipment is an advantage
  • Prior experience on ensuring there are no defects on work produced is an advantage
  • Prior experience in Preparing vehicles/ panels for paintwork is desirable
  • Prior experience in Masking vehicles in preparation for paintwork is an advantage.
  • Previous experience in Carrying out minor damage repairs prior to paint would be an advantage.
  • Previous experience in smart repairing would be an advantage.

 

Personal Attributes

  • §  An excellent team player who both supports and challenges where appropriate in a constructive manner.
  • §  Is a passionate advocate of the McLaren brand
  • §  Resilient and confident.
  • §  Thrives in a fast-paced high-pressured environment.
  • §  Results focused and actively seeks to measure their performance and impact on the business.
  • §  The candidate must be enthusiastic, self-motivated