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Paintshop Operative (Wet Paint) Evening Shift

Sandvik Rock Processing Solutions, Mobile Crushing & Screening Division is recruiting for a:

Paintshop Operative (Wet Painter) - Evening Shift (Monday to Thursday 38 hours per week)

Sandvik is a global, high-tech engineering group, providing front-line products and services for the mining and construction industries. The Sandvik Group has been in operation since 1862 currently employing some 40,000 people across the globe. Our safe and diverse solutions, delivered by our highly qualified and proficient employees, enhance our customers’ productivity, safety, and profitability.

Within Sandvik, we champion people. Having exceptional people and growing an inclusive culture forms our Divisional strategic pillars

Do you want to work for Sandvik a global player in Mining & Construction within the heart of our Mobile Crushing & Screening Division?

Paintshop Operative (Wet Painter) – Evening Shift Role

You will be involved in material preparation in accordance with internal specifications while maintaining uninterrupted production according to operational demands, prescribed tolerances, quality standards and safety requirements.

Main responsibilities include:

  • Preparing surfaces for wet painting by cleaning, blowing down, bunging, sanding and masking as necessary.
  • Mixing of paint products to the correct ratios as instructed in technical data sheets.
  • Even application of wet primers, paints, and wet coatings to parts and components, avoiding over spraying/coating.
  • Complete quality checks in line with company processes; visually inspect work for pinholes, runs, bare spots, proper coverage and refinish as required.
  • Ensure optimum use of materials within your control to minimize scrap / wastage.
  • Be able to use air assisted and airless paint spray pumps.
  • Filling, sanding, and smoothing surfaces that need to be sprayed.
  • Experienced in using & maintaining air-fed respiratory equipment



  • Minimum of 1 year experience in an industrial production blasting and painting environment
  • Mechanical knowledge to operate power tools and hand tools effectively
  • Ability to maintain high-quality standards in a fast-paced evening shift environment
  • Detail-oriented with a commitment to producing high quality finishes
  • Strong work ethic, reliability, and a positive attitude


  • Knowledge of various coating types and their applications would be advantageous

Where others see many, we see you – personally. Sandvik is an equal opportunity employer, we recognize and value your passion and personality.

Learn more about our business by visiting our website, LinkedIn or Facebook.


Read more about Sandvik Group and apply at Careers — Sandvik Group (home.sandvik) (Job ID: R0068861)

The closing date for applications is 26/07/2024

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK or hold a valid permit to work in the UK - this role is not eligible for Visa sponsorships or relocation support

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