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Smart Repair Operative

Job Number:  15167
Group:  Magna Exteriors
Division:  Magna Exteriors Halewood
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Liverpool, GB



Job Number: 15167 
Group: Magna Exteriors  
Division: Magna Exteriors Halewood 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: Liverpool 


Group Description

The Magna Exteriors portfolio of products includes access systems such as liftgates, exterior trim, modular systems, front-end modules including fascia, active aerodynamic systems and other lightweight structural components for automotive, commercial truck and other industrial markets.

Recognized globally as an innovator in all aspects of vehicle exteriors, Magna provides everything needed, from materials development and design through manufacturing and assembly, to help automakers create sleek, state-of-the-art vehicles across the world.



Role Summary

As a Smart Repair Operative, you will be responsible for preparing parts and assemblies for painting and polishing. 

Key Responsibilities

Work with instructions and work orders from the process supervisor, assistant or lead person
Responsible for preparing parts and assemblies for painting & Polishing 
Mix paint and other materials according to specification or formula
Ensure facility and spray painting & polishing equipment are in good working condition
Responsible for the identification and separation of non-conforming parts or materials and report them to supervisors
Utilize spray gun and apply paint in conformance with all specifications
Employ heat or oven paint drying techniques for special purpose finishes
Monitor machine gauges and equipment operation to discover defects/deviations from standards, and make necessary adjustments
Utilize solvents, polish heads, and cloths for cleaning sprayers and power equipment
Follow company requirements to select paint, and match colours of paint following specified colour charts
Responsible for material and minor maintenance.
Ensure a safe working environment and excellent housekeeping standards


Key Qualifications/Requirements


Understanding of Health and Safety requirements within manufacturing 
Excellent attention to detail
Ability to concentrate and coordinate tasks
Ability to blend paint, identify, rework methodology, polishing and correct paint defects
Expertise in utilising various polishing tools, spray painting tools and equipment such as pressure pots, spray guns, hoses, nozzles, gauges, cup guns, conveyor line, paint gun cleaner unit, protective spray painting equipment, paint shakers, and high-


Able to communicate effectively



BTEC Certificate/Diploma in Vehicle Technology levels 2 and 3.
City and Guilds Entry Level Award in Vehicle Systems and Body and Paint Maintenance.
City and Guilds Certificate/Diploma in Vehicle Body and Paint Operations
Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) awards in vehicle Body and Paint Operations (Refinishing) levels 1 to 3.
NESHAP (National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants) Computer literate


Additional Information

07--Operations F--Permanent/Regular 

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