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Date Posted
31 Oct 2017
Cobham Antennas Systems has a requirement for two Paint Preppers. The roles are to prepare, prime and paint finish a range of aerospace products using appropriate methods, as defined by relevant manufacturing instructions.
Location, Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Our technology
At Cobham Antennas, we design and manufacture active and passive avionics antennas and electronic control systems for military and civil communications, navigation and search and rescue applications.  We pioneered frequency agile VHF tuneable antennas and continue to be a key supplier to major avionics companies.  Our GPS anti-jam technology utilises state of the art DSP algorithms with an active antenna to eliminate both narrow-band and wide-band jamming signals.  We have world leading technology in Ground Penetrating Radar and RF interference mitigation. Both military and civil users rely on our direction finding systems for search and rescue operations. 

As a Paint Prepper your skills and qualifications will ideally include: 

    • Light manufacturing experience is desirable.
    • Experience of Paint shop, Paint spraying , Paint prepping
    • Good knowledge of finishing techniques.
    • A good awareness of SHE issues.
    • Good literacy and numeracy skills.
    • Meticulous attention to detail.
      Good timekeeping skills.

As a Paint Prepper your main responsibilities will involve: 

    • Perform finish coat painting, spray or brush, in accordance with relevant manufacturing instructions.
    • Cover surfaces of machines or manufactured products with protective or decorative materials such as paint, enamel, glaze in conjunction with process specification PS 8300.
    • May be required to perform a painting operation that calls for unusual specifications for finishing requirements necessitating the mixing of paints to achieve the desired special effects.
    • Observe all necessary SHE regulations.
    • Ensure all relevant paperwork pertaining to each job is completed in full and the immediate work area is kept to a high standard of cleanliness.
    • Carry out tasks as delegated by the relevant Production Supervisor (Paint).
    • Provide feedback about product design aspects, highlighting issues as appropriate.
      Suggest continuous improvements.

 About Cobham Antennas Systems

 Cobham Antenna Systems develop and manufacture high specification sector and multi-sector, directional, omni-directional, ultra-wideband (UWB) and MIMO antennas.

A wide range of products are available for customers, small and large, worldwide in Commercial, Military, Satellite and Security markets. 


About Cobham plc

Cobham is a leading global technology and services innovator, respected for providing solutions to the greatest challenges, from deep space to the depths of the ocean.


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