01254 919000


Trident Park, Trident Way,
Blackburn BB1 3NU

Body Shop Painter

Due to massive company success and expansion Hippo Motor Group has recruiting for an additional painter to join our State-of-the-Art Body Shop. With sales increasing, we are currently selling over 800 vehicles per month and foresee this continuing to increase. In order to facilitate this, we are recruiting additional painters to join our team. We require individuals with previous experience in these vehicle paint spraying. Hippo specialises in used cars meaning our Bodyshop Technicians conduct cosmetic repair and ensure all vehicles are in line with our standards. Our Bodyshop is the first in the UK to have installed the complete Symac production line and this provides an amazing and exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to be part of as well as working in the first state of the art body shop.

Scope for development is available within this role and is rewarded with a strong annual salary and overtime.

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Body Shop
Up to £15 Per Hour
Full Time - Permanent
Employment Type
Job Reference
  • Ensure all our used vehicles are refinished to a high standard before being delivered to our customers
  • Work in line with our BVRLA approved fair wear and tear guidelines
  • To be able to carry out smart repairs (preferable)
  • To be fully conversant with water based refinishing systems

*Responsibilities could change or just include SOME of the above

  • Previous experience in Body shop repairs
  • Relevant qualification in Body shop paint procedures
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative with minimal supervision
  • Full and valid UK driving license
  • 30 days annual leave
  • Rapid company expansion providing excellent development and career opportunities
  • Great staff rates on car finance
  • Friendly and supportive work colleagues and Management
  • Regular staff socials
  • Birthday off after 2 years plus £100 Meal voucher
  • Company pension scheme
  • Complimentary office treats

Hippo Motor Group are looking for an experienced Machine Polisher to join their fast paced and expanding team. The position offers a full-time contract, excellent working conditions and the opportunity to earn over time, as well as working for a successful multimillion pound expanding family business. Due to our expansion and workload shift work may be required.

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.