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Paint Technician

Paint Technician

  • £30927 per annum
  • Blackwood
  • Aerospace
  • Permanent
Focused Recruitment are currently seeking a qualified / experienced Aircraft Paint Technician to join our clients manufacturing site based within the Blackwood area.

Our client is a global aerospace/aviation company with sites across the UK, Europe & US.

Hours of work:

This role is working days regular Monday - Friday 06:00am - 14:00pm or 07:00am - 15:00pm.

This is a permanent position with the salary starting at £26,775. This will include shift allowance added on where applicable (the role could move to a two shift pattern days/afternoons Monday-Friday where the salary will increase to £30,927)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Knowledge and experience of working to aircraft specification for surface treatments
  • Figures mix ratios in order to mix sealants, filler materials, and paint.
  • Applies primer, top coat paint, and sprayed applied coatings to aircraft parts to assure compliance.
  • Performs straight masking operations.
  • Performs minor filling operations related to the cosmetic appearance of the part being worked.
  • Ability to rub down and prepare surfaces prior to application of paint
  • Must be a team player.
  • To support and drive projects and drive Continuous Improvement activities
  • Flexible to business needs and a requirement to work various shift patterns as required
  • Must be able to learn proper scope of work documentation procedures and working knowledge of parts worked within evaluation period.
  • Responsible for the accomplishment and quality of their own work.

Qualifications / Experience required:

  • Previous paint experience in an aircraft manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Must have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, to read manufacturer's specifications, overhaul manuals, and part specific planning.
  • Must have the ability to document, in writing, the work performed on the order.
  • Arithmetic and English (reading, writing) skills and able to follow written instructions with precision and having a high attention to detail
  • Must possess computer skills to access repair documents on the website, use in house applications for production


By applying for this position you are giving authorisation for Focused Recruitment Ltd to contact you regarding this vacancy and other vacancies we feel may be suitable for you.
We will not present your CV to any clients without your explicit consent. We will contact you if your CV is of interest, if you are unavailable we will leave a message, YOU MUST return this call otherwise your application cannot progress any further.


Focused Recruitment are a multi award winning independent recruitment agency covering South Wales and the South West. As a service driven company we are fully committed to working with clients and candidates that share this value. We consistently place the right people, into the right companies, with the right roles to fulfil their career aspirations.

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