Maintenance Plasma Spray Specialist

Closing Date: Friday 31st March 2023

Department: Maintenance, Operations

Full Time


Established in 2000, Turbine Surface Technologies is a joint venture between Rolls- Royce and Chromalloy, providing specialist coatings solutions to state-of-the-art turbine components. At TST we recognise that people are at the heart of what we do and are an integral part of achieving our business goals. Our core values are key to our culture; operate safely, operate openly with customer focus and operate with respect and integrity.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join TST out Maintenance team.  Your main job focus will be the service repair & overall, of all plasma/ox fuel spray guns, EB-PVD electron beam guns & high-pressure water injection guns. The inclusion of powder feed hopper service, repair & overall and PVD rake arm repair will also be essential.

You will be able to demonstrate good practice and ability in ensuring continued professionalism of the essential auxiliary equipment to enable training of others & constructing methodology of service requirements through training aids, data capture, improvements, spares usage & uptime of equipment.


  • The service, repair & overall of LVPS/APS plasma spray guns & powder hoppers
  • The service, repair & overall of EB-PVD electron beam guns & rake arm gears
  • The service, repair & overall of WJS high pressure single & multi spin jet guns.
  • Introduce SOP & SWP of all auxiliary equipment service & repair procedures.
  • Implement Data analysis and deliver KPI’s.
  • Investigating machine auxiliary equipment failures
  • Consulting with the OEM where required.
  • Responsible for ensuring suitable spares & stock availability within cost.
  • Train the maintenance team on key activities / changes on auxiliary equipment.
  • Responsible for training apprentices.

Required skills:

  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to build effective working relationships at all levels within organisation.
  • Good communication skills
  • Be able to develop maintenance team skills and knowledge on assets of expertise.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan work coupled with the drive and tenacity to see workload through to completion.

Behaviours and Personal Attributes:

  • Be self-motivated to react to any maintenance issues as well as fulfilling the planned maintenance requirements.
  • Be able to develop self to be an effective team member and develop specialist skills.
  • Demonstrate ability to plan work coupled with the drive and tenacity to see it through to completion.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to build effective working relationships at all levels within organisation.
  • Good communication skills
  • General understanding of mechanical and electrical equipment.
  • Be able to interpret technical drawings.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary: £15.04 – £17.55 per hour

Hours of work: Monday to Friday  7:00 – 15:30

You will also be part of the TST culture which offers:

  • Private health care scheme:
  • Mental health support- including free counselling sessions.
  • Dental; reimbursement of dental work from an annual allowance, option to pay to upgrade cover.
  • Free eye tests and reimbursement on glasses from annual allowance.
  • Bike to work scheme.
  • Enhanced Holiday entitlement related to length of service.
  • Free on- site parking with electric vehicle charging points.
  • Refer a friend reward scheme.
  • Day off work for your birthday.
  • Performance related bonus scheme.
  • Paid Professional Membership.
  • Opportunity for development and growth.
  • Life Assurance after 2 years of service.
  • TST Hub exclusive offer and benefits for all employees.

Diversity and Inclusion

Turbine Surface Technologies (TST) recognises that by building a culture of respect and appreciation, we give everyone who works here the opportunity to realise their full potential.

We believe employee diversity is an asset to our business.  People of different age groups, from different backgrounds, genders and cultures, with a range of experiences and capabilities, help us understand and serve our customers and reach our business objectives.

We recognise the need for our employees to possess the levels of skill and knowledge appropriate to the roles they perform in delivering the quality of service our clients expect. This approach and mutual respect creates a culture of co-operation and achievement that underpins the high quality of the services we offer.

Please note all candidates must be eligible to work in the UK, TST are currently unable to provide Visa sponsorship.


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