01254 919000


Trident Park, Trident Way,
Blackburn BB1 3NU

Apprentice Workshop Technician

Are you looking to start your career as a Vehicle Technician in a successful expanding company? Hippo Motor Group are recruiting for an apprentice Vehicle Technician to join a busy and expanding workshop team.

Around 800 cars a month pass through our busy workshop whilst our team of 13 technicians ensure they are all in excellent condition ready for our customers. Due to our success we are constantly developing which provides excellent career development opportunities for our staff. For the chance to work for a successful family-run business with an enviable reputation please see details below.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to learn alongside qualified technicians to become a competent, Maintenance Technician, servicing vehicles and carrying out appropriate fixes

The role may be on our shift patterns which could be 6am-2pm, 8.30am-5.00pm or 2.00pm-10.00pm, Monday to Friday, plus you will be expected to work 1 in 4 Saturdays 8.00am-4.00pm.

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Full Time - Permanent
Employment Type
Job Reference
  • To work alongside a Maintenance Technician, servicing vehicles and carrying out appropriate fixes
  • Taking part in road testing of vehicles
  • To carry out all work effectively and within the advised repair times
  • To accurately record all details on the relevant job cards
  • Ensure all work is carried out to a high standard
  • To maintain the highest level of customer satisfaction at all times
  • To maintain and update your individual experience, skills and knowledge through training programmes

*Responsibilities could change or just include SOME of the above

  • Exceptional standards of work quality
  • Concentration
  • Must be willing to learn and to listen to instructions
  • Amazing weekly and monthly team incentives
  • 30 days annual leave
  • Rapid company expansion providing excellent development and career opportunities
  • Access to Perk Box – Cinema, gym discounts, free mobile phone insurance and many more
  • Great staff rates on car finance
  • Friendly and supportive work colleagues and management
  • Regular staff socials
  • Your birthday off after 2 years and £100 meal voucher
  • Company pension scheme
  • Complimentary office treats

Hippo Motor Group sells, on average, 800 vehicles every month, supplying a wide vehicle range from small city cars right through to high-end luxury vehicles. We specialise in offering tailor-made finance options to suit our customers’ needs. Continual business growth provides opportunities for our employees to develop and exceed within each role. At Hippo, we pride ourselves in providing excellent customer service which means our loyal customer base return to us year on year.

Applying for the Job

To apply, please submit CV & Cover Letter to our recruitment team at careers@hippomotorgroup.co.uk, or use the form below. Please be sure to quote the relevant role reference number found at the top of this page. We look forward to hearing from you.