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01254 919000

[email protected]

Trident Park, Trident Way,
Blackburn BB1 3NU

Body Shop Panel Technician

Due to significant company success and expansion, Hippo Motor Group is recruiting for a panel technician to join our state-of-the-art body shop.

Our body shop is the first in the UK to have the complete Symac production line installed, which provides an amazing and exciting opportunity for the successful candidate.

The shift patterns for this role are 6:30am – 3pm or 3pm – 12am Monday – Thursday. Saturday work may be required on a rota.

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

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Body Shop
Full Time - Permanent
Employment Type
Job Reference
  • Body panel repair
  • Carry out all panel repair work on all makes of vehicles
  • Carry out a full range of vehicle body repairs
  • Repair minor damage to panels
  • Strip and fit panel and trims

*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
  • Chance to work in the first state-of-the-art body shop system in the UK
  • 30 days annual leave (including Bank Holidays)
  • Excellent incentives
  • 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 to our customers 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 customer’s 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 [email protected], 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.