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Body Shop Technicians

Due to massive company success and expansion Hippo Motor Group are recruiting for an additional team to join our State-of-the-Art Body Shop to work a new shift pattern. With sales increasing, we are currently selling over 550 vehicles per month and foresee this continuing to increase. In order to facilitate this, we are implementing an additional shift in the Bodyshop which is likely to be 3.00pm-11.30pm 4 days a week. We are looking for Painters, Preppers, Panel Beaters and an MET technician and require individuals with previous experience in these roles. 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
Department
Excellent rate of pay based on previous experience
Salary
Full Time - Permanent
Employment Type
BSP001
Job Reference

Key Responsibilities (Painter)

  • 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

Key Responsibilities (Prepper)

  • Cosmetic filler repair
  • Smart repairs
  • Up to Paint Preparation

Key Responsibilities (Panel Beater)

  • Body Panel Repair
  • Carry out all panel repair work on all makes of vehicles
  • Carry out full range of vehicle body repairs
  • Repair minor damage to panels
  • Strip and fit panel and trims

Key Responsibilities (MET Technician)

  • Strip and fit damaged panels, interior trim and minor mechanical/Electrical parts
  • Repair a wide range of vehicles
  • Previous experience is essential

*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 licence
  • The opportunity to work in the first state of the art body shop system in the UK
  • 30 days annual leave
  • Rapid company expansion providing excellent development and career opportunities
  • Excellent incentives
  • Access to Perk Box – Cinema, Gym discounts, Free mobile phone insurance and many more
  • Great Staff rates on Car Finance
  • Friendly and supportive Work Colleges and Management
  • Regular staff socials
  • Birthday off after 2 years and £100 Meal voucher
  • Company Pension scheme

Hippo Motor Group sell 550+ vehicles to our customers every month, supplying a wide vehicle range from small city cars right through to high end luxury cars. We specialise in offering tailor made finance options to suit customer 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.