Job Title:  Paint/ Treatments Operator


Sunbury on Thames, SRY, GB, TW16 7EF

Business Unit:  Air Technology
Posting Date:  Sep 19, 2023
Job Description: 

Scope of Role:

To carry out any duties listed below as and when required, consistently achieving the required high quality standards to technical drawings. Training is provided and the post holder will only be expected to carry out these duties once appropriate training has been completed.

Main Duties/Responsibilities

  • Application of specialised coatings to assemblies, components, and piece parts in accordance with drawings, written work instructions and/or process specifications using;-


  • Conventional wet spraying of paints and epoxy materials.

  • Dry powder coating using a fluidising bed and/or an electrostatic process.

  • Impregnation using vacuum or trickle techniques.

  • Alocrom brush process

  • Conformal Coating materials including Silicon spray.


  • To be able to conduct the following inspection operations:

  • Measurement of DC Resistance & Inductance

  • Insulation Testing

  • Measurement using Micrometers and Vernier Calliper Gauges

  • Testing of various unit types in accordance with unit specifications


  • Oven curing of applied materials after coating.

  • Cleaning of items prior to coating.

  • Visual inspection prior to, and after coating.

  • Forming of overhangs to meet drawing dimensions using appropriate tooling and forming techniques.

  • Rectification and rework of minor defects.

  • Awareness of CAA/FAA regulations

  • Awareness of the principles of MRP.

  • You will be expected to liaise and communicate with other members of staff on a day to day basis for the purpose of work assignment and scheduling, and for any other purpose connected with your job.

  • You will be expected to participate in any improvement activity that affects the performance of your job.

  • Where personal protective equipment is provided, you will be required to use it.

  • You will be expected to communicate freely on any problems or quality issues that you encounter during the performance of your duties.

  • You must be willing to learn new techniques and skills, as processes and equipment are developed and improved.

  • You will be expected to be aware, and keep to, the Quality standards set by the Company.

  • You may be required to pass on knowledge gained, and assist in the training of others within the Company.

  • Help establish product cycle times and support the monitoring of actual performance against the standard.

  • Help establish & maintain a quality culture within the Cell, not only with the products but with the required paperwork.

  • Support the periodic review of processes and recommend or implement improvement activities.

  • You will be expected to take responsibility and ownership of activities in the impregnation room

AMETEK is committed to making a safer, sustainable, and more productive world a reality. We use differentiated technology solutions to solve our customers’ most complex challenges. We employ 18,500 colleagues, in 30 countries, that are grounded by our core values: Ethics and Integrity, Respect for the Individual, Diversity and Inclusion, Teamwork, and Social Responsibility. AMETEK is a leading global provider of industrial technology solutions serving a diverse set of attractive niche markets with annual sales over $6.0 billion. Traded publicly (NYSE:AME), we are a component of the S&P 500. Visit for more information.