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Bodyshop Prepper

Due to massive company success and expansion Hippo Motor Group is recruiting for a Bodyshop Prepper 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 facilitate this, we are recruiting additional preppers to join our team. We require individuals with previous experience in vehicle and Bodyshop preparation. Hippo specialises in used cars meaning our Bodyshop Technicians conduct cosmetic repairs 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.

Bodyshop
Department
£15 per hour
Salary
Full Time - Permanent
Employment Type
BSP121
Job Reference
  • Preparing vehicles for painting
  • Using appropriate tools to rub down paintwork where small dents or chips are located
  • Preparing vehicles with masking paper to protect areas not required for painting.
  • Rubbing down primer to a smooth finish
  • Using primer to cover chips or filled dents
  • Using the appropriate filling material, where small chips or dents need filling

*Responsibilities could change or just include SOME of the above

  • Previous experience in Body shop repairs
  • 5 years Bodyshop experience
  • 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 provides excellent development and career opportunities
  • Excellent incentives
  • 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 800 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.

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.

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.