General Operative - Sprayer

 Full Time
 Global Specialty Business

What will you do?

The General Operative will report to the Production Manager and where the objective is the production of customer components to recognised Surface Technology standards, ensuring that all workmanship is completed to a high standard of quality and completed in a timely manner in line with customer expectations.

  • To ensure efficiency and quality are maintained when spraying customer components
  • To have an understanding of customer requirements, in respect of marked up drawings
  • To ensure a timely manufacture, despatch and delivery of products to customers, while ensuring internal Process Control sheets are followed, understood and completed
  • To ensure all Process Control Sheets are completed and signed
  • To ensure all customer directions are followed, from Drawings or DBI’s.
  • To ensure that the quality system is adhered to in order to maintain ISO9001.
  • To enable the process of products to meet production scheduling
  • To maintain and comply with the company Health and Safety Policy, including the control of hazardous substances
  • To ensure all Environmental aspects of your process adhere to the company ISO 14001 Environmental accreditation
  • To ensure all Environmental aspects of your process adhere to the company OHSAS 18001 Health and Safety accreditation
  • To maintain confidentiality at all times within the area of your responsibility
  • To comply with Company policies and procedures
  • Any other duties that you may be called upon to perform by the Management

What do we look for?

Qualifications / Experience


  • ICATS accreditation or similar industry recognition an advantage.
  • Experience with paint application to Oil and Gas components.


  • Ability to follow written instructions and keep records
  • Ability to complete internal Process Control Sheets
  • To be able to understand customer requirements in respect of marked up drawings
  • Proven experience in spray coatings


  • Excellent attention to detail
  • A safety conscious approach to work
  • The ability to work in a team and individually
  • Excellent hand to eye coordination
  • Awareness of Health and Safety, including the control of substances hazardous to health

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive salary
  • 20 days annual leave
  • Company contribution pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Competitive Overtime Rates

Who are we?

Surface Technology is a Quaker Houghton company and supports other businesses in the group including NHE, Ultraseal International, Sifco ASC and other Surface Technology sites.