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Paint Sprayer

BAE Systems UK

Location: Medway

Job Type: Not Specified


Job Title: Paint Sprayer

Location: Rochester

Salary: £32,000 - £34,000

What you’ll be doing:

    Preparing of surfaces to be coated by using various methods to remove grease, dirt and general contamination to the required standards and to ensure that the spray paint or chemical/Conformal coating (Con Coat) adheres correctly

      Mixing paints and chemicals/Con coat to meet the requirements of the customer using the correct methods, specification and safety regulations

        Preparing of the spray equipment, paints or chemicals/Con Coat and the purpose built spray booths will be required before any paint or chemical work is undertaken

          Operating the paint/Con coat spraying equipment and purpose built spray booths ensuring the safety procedures are maintained at all time, and to the requirements of the customer and specifications

            Spraying of the paint or chemicals/Con coat onto manufactured products to provide finished surfaces to the highest of standards

            Your skills and experiences:

              Experience in paint spraying and /or Conformal coating environments

                Ability to closely follow written instructions and keep records for audit purposes

                  Able to follow strict safety requirements associated with the storage and use of hazardous materials and the disposal of hazardous material waste

                    Able to wear protective clothing including air-fed masks.Please note that protective clothing, masks, gloves and goggles must be worn when handling hazardous materials and spraying


                    You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

                    The Paint Spraying team:

                    You will be responsible for spray painting Head Up Display (HUD) units, Flight Control Sticks, Fast Jet Throttle controls and other similar type high technology products. On the conformal coating side, you will be spraying a humiseal coating onto printed circuit boards that are eventually assembled into the products.

                    These high technology products are then fitted into civilian and military aircraft from around the world, your passion and attention to detail will shine through in the top quality work you produce, on a range of projects that require different techniques and finishes.

                    Why BAE Systems?

                    This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals. We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.

                    Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.

                    Closing Date: 31st July 2023

                    We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.