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Paint Shop OperativeBiggleswade | Job ID 51342

  • Job ID 51342
  • Division Liebherr International
  • Organization Liebherr-Great Britain Ltd.
  • Area of employment Production
  • Country United Kingdom
  • Entry level Professionals
  • Type of contract full time

We are currently recruiting for a Paint Shop Operative to work in our Paint Shop department based in Biggleswade.  This will be on a fixed term basis for twelve months. The role contributes to the success of Liebherr-Great Britain Ltd by actively supporting the paint shop to deliver customer satisfaction through quality workmanship, whilst ensuring outstanding customer service at all times, maintaining a healthy and safe working environment and working within the Company’s key result areas; Business Performance, Customer Focus, People and Teamwork, Leadership.

Your Responsibilities

•    To prepare and carry out all aspects of painting using the latest technology HVLP electrostatic spray equipment as well as manual brush and roll paint methods to all types of commercial vehicles, plant machinery, structures and components and mobile cranes, using compliant two-pack  primers and topcoats.
•    To prepare and carry out all aspects of preparation to all types of commercial vehicles and plant machinery, structures and components. This to include de-greasing, washing, masking, flatting and basic filler repairs and corrosion removal as necessary as well as preparation (using both mechanical and manual methods and equipment, orbital sanders, needle-guns and abrasive tools) to exacting specifications in accordance with quality and production standards.
•    All documentation relating to the work activities must be completed fully, accurately and in a timely manner.
•    Travelling to off-site locations as may be requested from time to time to undertake paint shop related activities, promotional work or training. This might also involve travel overseas.
•    Collaborative team-working within the department which may include additional extended working hours or shift working from time to time.
•    To ensure as far as possible that any commercial risks to the company are eliminated when dealing with customers and suppliers.
•    In all activities to ensure that the Safety, Quality, Environmental, Financial and Operational policies of the company are adhered to and promoted, and that company procedures, both operational and administrative, are maintained.
•    Takes responsibility for self-development and continually identifies ways of improving technical skills.
•    Any other duty as required by management commensurate with the post.

Your Profile

The successful candidate will require the following:
•    Good standard of English and Maths

•    Able to demonstrate previous experience in a similar role and / or industry
•    A strong background in automotive or commercial spraying in environments where quality outputs are considered essential.
•    NVQ Level 2 or 3, or equivalent experience

•    Attention to detail and flexible approach to work

What we are offering

The opportunity to work with the industry-leading manufacturer, secure and progressive work environment, competitive salary and benefits, training and personal development

Have we awoken your interest? Then we look forward to receiving your online application. If you have any questions, please contact Julie Connell at: [email protected].

One Passion. Many Opportunities.

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  • Job ID 51342
  • Division Liebherr International
  • Organization Liebherr-Great Britain Ltd.
  • Area of employment Production
  • Country United Kingdom
  • Entry level Professionals
  • Type of contract full time

The company

Liebherr-Great Britain Ltd. belongs to the Liebherr Group of Companies and is responsible for sales- and servicing of Liebherr's products throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland.​​


Liebherr-Great Britain Ltd.

Normandy Lane

SG18 8QB Biggleswade

United Kingdom


Julie Connell


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