Careers at Frederick Cooper

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  • Take ownership of your career

    Things move fast here so we encourage our people to make their own decisions and take control of their day. We listen to them, we reward their achievements and we appreciate their efforts.

  • Lead the way, become an innovator

    Across our business, whether in front of the customer or behind the scenes, we’re always looking for new ways to make things better for our customers That’s why we are doing all we can to encourage talented people like you to join us and help make the future happen.

  • Work/life balance

    We work hard together to deliver results and have some fun along the way. It’s about doing the right thing. We’re straightforward and value honesty, trust and kindness. Its ‘new-fashioned’ family values built on our company culture.

  • About Frederick Cooper:

    Since 1879, Frederick Cooper (Birmingham) Limited have been recognised as a leading coatings application company, supplying quality work and excellent service. Based in Bordesley Green, we have invested in facilities that allow us to spray parts to a very high aesthetic standard very competitively. We paint onto metal parts / plastics / MDF / wood and carbon fibre and can spray any type of finish. We work with a range of industries from Automotive, FMCG through to the Public Sector.

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Available Job Positions

Job Title: Manual Wet Paint Sprayer

Salary: Competitive

Type: Full-time Permanent

Hours: 7:30am – 16:00pm Monday – Thursday,

Hours: 7:30am – 15:00pm Friday.

The Position:

Great opportunities to join a family run business within the Birmingham area that has a strong reputation across a number of sectors within the finishing industry. We are currently looking for Wet Paint Sprayers to join our friendly team.

The ideal candidate will have the following (but not all are essential as full training will be given to the successful candidate):

  • Experience in wet paint component spraying, spraying a variety of materials
  • Ability to prepare components before spraying
  • Excellence eyesight and a very good attention to detail
  • Willing to listen and learn and to be able to follow verbal and written instructions
  • Ability to work alone or as part of a team with respect for other team members at all times
  • Health and Safety and environmental awareness
  • Be physically capable of moving jigs and equipment
  • Time management and organisation skills
  • Discretion and flexibility
  • Willingness to work overtime if required

If you feel you meet the requirements above please send your CV or call 0121 772 4201 and ask for the HR department. The ideal candidate will be willing to provide the company with a test spray to show their skills and attributes. You will be honest, respectful and trustworthy and along with this, possess cultural awareness and sensitivity.

Job Title: General Operative

Salary: Competitive

Type: Full-time Permanent

Hours: 39 hours per week

The Position:

Due to our continued growth, we’re always on the look out for eager, proactive individuals to join our team.

Due to the nature of the business, you must be able to stand for long periods and be in a position to move and carry heavy objects. Our General Operatives roles vary but should you be invited to interview we'd go into detail, the different roles and discuss which we feel would be best suited for you.

Finally, above all else, we look for someone who appreciates attention to detail, along with someone who has the willingness to learn to use specialised tools and equipment and a desire to work with staff and accommodate requests.

Duties include:

  • Liaising with staff at all levels
  • Being accountable for the work you produce
  • Working to the set KPI’s
  • Always focusing on best practice
  • Adhering to all aspects of Health and Safety

skills required:

  • Attention to Detail
  • Confident in maths and english
  • Be physically fit
  • Health and Safety/environmental awareness
  • Willingness to Learn to use Specialised Tools and Equipment
  • Desire to Work with our staff and accommodate requests
  • Being able to resolve problems efficiently
  • Being discrete and flexible
  • Being focused and self motivated
  • Physically capable of moving equipment
  • Time management and organisation.

The ideal candidate will be driven, hungry to succeed and be keen to make a difference and take pride in their work. You will be honest, respectful and trustworthy and along with this, possess cultural awareness and sensitivity.

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