Job Title: Automotive Body Shop Technician, Fabricator, Welder
With a heritage spanning over 75 years, Wilcox Limousines has been a leading name in the funeral vehicle industry. We take pride in crafting high-quality vehicles that honour and serve families during their most difficult times. As a family-owned business, we have built a strong reputation for excellence and are seeking a skilled and dedicated person to join our team.
As a Funeral Vehicle Spray Painter/Paint Technician, your role will be crucial in ensuring that our funeral vehicles are finished to the highest standards of quality and aesthetics. You will be responsible for the following key tasks:
- Examining and cleaning vehicle bodywork, discussing refinishing requirements with the production team, and determining the necessary steps to achieve the desired finish.
- Preparing surfaces for painting by meticulously cleaning, buffing, polishing, and masking the areas that should not be painted.
- Utilizing computerized paint mixing technology to accurately match the specified colours and mixing paints accordingly.
- Applying paint using spray machines or handheld spray guns, ensuring a flawless and professional finish.
- Performing necessary touch-ups and refinements to achieve the desired appearance and consistency.
- Estimating costs for paint and materials required for each vehicle and maintaining accurate records of usage.
- Keeping up to date with industry advancements in paint products, techniques, and safety protocols.
- Completing all relevant paperwork associated with your job duties, including documentation of work performed and materials used.
- Proven experience as a Spray Painter/Paint Technician/Paint shop Prepper in the automotive or vehicle manufacturing industry.
- In-depth knowledge and skill set of paint application techniques, body filler, surface preparation, and refinishing processes.
- Proficiency in using computerized paint mixing technology to achieve precise colour matching.
- Excellent attention to detail and colour perception skills.
- Ability to work independently and efficiently, while also collaborating effectively with the production team.
- Strong organizational and time management skills to meet production deadlines.
- Excellent communication skills and a customer-oriented approach.
- Commitment to maintaining a safe and clean work environment
Join Our Team:
At Wilcox Limousines, we understand the importance of providing dignified and reliable vehicles to funeral professionals. By joining our team, you will contribute to our mission of crafting exceptional funeral vehicles and supporting families during their time of need. We offer a supportive and inclusive work environment where your skills and expertise will be valued and rewarded.
To apply, please submit your updated CV and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your application and potentially welcoming you to our thriving family business.
Job Type: Full-Time
Salary: From £26,000.00 per year
Benefits: Company pension
Schedule: Monday to Friday
Ability to commute/relocate: Wigan: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)
Experience: Spray Painter/Paint Technician/Paint shop Prepper: 2 years (required)
Work location: In person
Note: The job description and requirements mentioned above are subject to change based on the needs of the business.