Bodyshop SMART Repair Technician - Hertfordshire

Basic £25k - £30k, OTE £35k - £45k - Bodyshop
Ref: 3066 Date Posted: Tuesday 09 Aug 2022
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Our client, a franchised dealership in the CM postcode area of Hertfordshire/Essex is currently recruiting for a Smart Repair Technician to join their busy bodyshop team. The basic salary on offer is £25k - £30k DOE, plus bonus taking your potential earnings to £45k.

Role responsibilities:

  • To examine vehicles to identify additional work for repair, liaising with the Service Manager to obtain permission to proceed
  • To carry out wheel refurbishments
  • To carry out cosmetic paint repairs
  • To carry out seat fabric repairs
  • To carry out minor dent removals
  • To clearly document all work performed ensuring that times are recorded accurately and within agreed timeframes
  • To take care of vehicles whilst being worked on
  • To adhere to health and safety requirements and maintain a tidy workstation

Who you need to be

  • You must have excellent communication skills to communicate credibly with our customers, colleagues and senior management
  • You must enjoy working in a fast-paced environment recognising individual responsibility to contribute to the performance and success of the team. You will have an understanding of the needs of others and a willingness to go the extra mile
  • You will have the ability to keep up-to-date with complex information, proven selling skills and good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • You will be good with administration, diary management and following up within agreed timeframes
  • You will be able to develop rapport and trust with customers and to resolve conflict situations calmly and reasonably
  • You will have a passion for customer service, have a process orientated approach and be professional and well presented 

Your experience

  • You will have a minimum of 4 years’ experience in the industry, working on basic and complex small to medium repairs
  • You must be apprentice-trained and qualified to NVQ Level 3 in Light Vehicle Mechanical, Maintenance & Repair or NVQ equivalent. You will ideally have at least two years’ experience of working in a franchised dealership since completing your apprenticeship
  • You will have good IT skills including the ability to use Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel to an intermediate level 
  • You will have a valid clean UK Driving Licence                                                      

Working hours are Monday to Friday 8am - 5.30pm 1 hour for lunch, 1 in 3 Saturdays 8.30am - 12.30pm

If you would like to hear more about this Bodyshop SMART Repair Technician vacancy, please submit your CV to Stacey Hunt of ACS Automotive Recruitment Consultancy.