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Coach Builder

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £22 - £24Ph
  • Contract Type: Contract
  • Closing: 19 September 2020
  • Ref: 665855

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Undertaking tasks within the hand assembly production process to the highest quality standards
  • Tasks include measuring, marking out, cutting, assembly and building of parts
  • Interior fiberglass component fitment including dry fit, trimming, surface prep and bonding, fixing using range of adhesives and mechanical fastenings
  • Vehicle glazing – bonded glass fitting from surface prep to back-sealed finish
  • Interior plastic polymer (ABS) capping, coves and ceiling panel fitting – measuring, marking out, surface prep and bonding
  • Passenger seat fitment – working with engineering layout drawings, mechanically fixing seats into saloon
  • Final build activities – fitting exterior mirrors, legal labels, cab build, panel and bonnet alignment.
  • Participate in process improvement activities
  • Ensure Health & Safety requirements are met at all times
  • Maintain a clean and organised work space through use of 5S’s
  • Highlight and work to resolve any quality issues

CANDIDATE EXPECTATIONS

  • A qualification in vehicle body building or comprehensive assembly work experience
  • Previous experience of at least three areas of the Production Assembly Line (i.e. vehicle glazing, passenger seat fitting, interior ABS capping coves and ceiling panel fitting, etc)
  • Experience of working with materials such as aluminium, steel, GRP, plastics and timber
  • Experience of working with relevant tools e.g. basic hand tools and air operated tools, etc.
  • An basic understanding of engineering drawings
  • Maintain care of equipment used to carry out the tasks
  • A keen eye for detail
  • Good time keeping
  • Experience of Health & Safety practices
  • Level 2 Numeracy and literacy qualifications or equivalent
  • Formal apprenticeship (coach building or equivalent)
  • Familiarity with the 5S lean principles (Sort, Set In order, Shine, Standardise and Sustain)
  • The ability to read engineering drawings and layouts

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