Powder Coating Engineer

We have an exciting opportunity for a Powder Coating Engineer / Surface Finishing Engineer, to join our team.

Keep reading to find out more.

Job Title: Powder Coating Engineer / Surface Finishing Engineer

Location: Bicester, OX26 4PP

Salary: £30,000 - £36,000 (depending on skills and qualifications) + Benefits (Listed below)

About the company, Powdertech Surface Science:

We are a specialist, growth company, with a leadership position in surface finishing in highly regulated markets.

We are proud of our leading technical expertise and novel patented technology that will drive further growth.

We are based in Bicester, in easy reach of high-tech centres such as Silverstone and Oxford and less than an hour by train from London.

Powdertech Surface Science offer:

* Creative and empowering employment - we are a growth company and provide coating solutions for high tech brands such as Jaguar Land Rover, UK based supercar manufacturers, Spectrum Medical, Volvo and Virgin, to name a few

* Opportunities to develop your skills and yourself - as a small dynamic company you get opportunities to learn and grow faster than in large bureaucratic corporates, and we offer funded development for employees!

* A great team where we all support each other - enjoy your work - after all you spend about a third of your time here!


* We offer a competitive salary (£30,000 - £36,000 depending on skills and qualifications)

* We offer private healthcare

* 24 days annual leave plus Public Holidays

* To celebrate our employees, we give them the day off on their birthday

* We allocate a training and development budget for employees to use to enhance their skills and personal development

Responsibilities will include:

* The successful Coating Engineer will conduct their work primarily at the company's premises in Bicester, but with visits to suppliers and customers.

He/she will have responsibilities for :-

* Engaging with customers and suppliers to truly understand the customer need and efficiently deliver a final product prototype that meets expectation

* Design coating solutions for complex products

* Undertake the coating of both prototype and low volume commercial products, to the desired specification and standard

* Write and document SOPs, methods and quality criteria

* Maintain the customer relationship and be seen as the technical "GoTo" specialist in coating

* Support Marketing and Business Development activities by engaging with prospective customers, promoting the technical excellence and capability of Powdertech Surface Science

Coating Engineer Requirements:

* Proven experience in powder coating, wet spraying or surface treatment

* Proven record of getting results and of getting projects up and running under your own initiative.

* Be passionate about doing meticulous work and truly enjoy solving challenging technical issues

* Must be technically skilled with the ability to read technical drawings and interpret customer requirements accurately

* Must be a good listener and communicator

* Must be able to work well on your own, capable of taking good decisions to move projects forward

* Key attributes include diligence, conscientiousness, responsiveness, highly self- motivated with meticulous attention to detail

* Eligible to live and work in the UK

* Non-smokers and non-vapers only please

Next Steps / How to Apply

Every application must have a covering letter and a CV.

The covering letter should address the Requirements and Responsibilities outlined above, and explain why you have the skills, experience and ambition to be appointed to this role.

If you believe you have the right qualifications and wish to be considered for this role, then please apply!

* Closing Date for applications: April 14th, 2023.

* No recruitment agencies required.

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