01254 919000


Trident Park, Trident Way,
Blackburn BB1 3NU

Body Shop Painter

Due to company success and expansion, Hippo Motor Group is 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. To help facilitate this, we are recruiting additional painters to join one of our shift patterns.

We require individuals with previous experience in vehicle paint spraying.

Hippo specialises in used cars meaning our body shop technicians conduct cosmetic repair and ensure all vehicles are in line with our standards.

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

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Body Shop
Competitive DOE
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 to own initiative with minimal supervision
  • Full and valid UK driving licence
  • Chance to work in the first state-of-the-art body shop system in the UK
  • 30 days annual leave (including Bank Holidays)
  • Access to Perk Box: Cinema, gym and shop discounts, access to a mental and physical wellbeing platform, and much more
  • Great staff rates on car finance
  • Regular staff socials
  • Birthday off after two years and a £100 meal voucher
  • Company pension scheme

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.