01254 919000


Trident Park, Trident Way,
Blackburn BB1 3NU

Vehicle Technician

Hippo Motor Group are recruiting for a Vehicle Technician to join a busy and expanding workshop team. Around 800 cars a month pass through our busy workshop whilst our team of 11 technicians ensure they are all in excellent condition ready for our customers. Due to our success, we have just opened our new multimillion-pound Prep Centre including a state-of-the-art workshop. We are constantly developing which provides excellent career development opportunities for our staff. For the chance to work for a successful family-run business with an enviable reputation please see details below.

The successful candidate will be fully skilled in all aspects of diagnostics, electronics, servicing, and vehicle repairs and you will be required to carry out scheduled vehicle services and repairs. This will involve diagnosing and resolving both routine and non-routine faults either in the workshop or during road tests.

The role requires 42.5 hours per week, from 8.30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m., Monday to Friday, plus you will be expected to work 1-4 Saturdays ** Flexible start and finish for life commitments**

£35,000 -£38,000

£2000 Refer a friend scheme

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£35,000 to £38,000
Full Time - Permanent
Employment Type
Job Reference
  • Maintenance Technician, servicing vehicles and carrying out appropriate fixes
  • Road testing of vehicles
  • To carry out all work effectively and within the advised repair times
  • To accurately record all details on the relevant job cards
  • Ensure all work is carried out to a high standard
  • To maintain the highest level of customer satisfaction at all times
  • To maintain and update your individual experience, skills and knowledge through training programmes

*Responsibilities could change or just include SOME of the above

  • Multi-Brand or Main dealer experience would be desirable
  • Exceptional standards of work quality
  • Competent with the latest technology in a challenging motor trade environment
  • Full UK driving license is essential
  • Must be level 3 qualified
  • Company pension scheme
  • Long Service Recognition at 2, 5 and 10 years;
  • 2 years – 1 days extra annual leave and £100 restaurant voucher
  • 5 years – Access to our EV salary sacrifice scheme and private healthcare. Option to buy 2 days extra annual leave.
  • 10 years – additional day annual leave and £500 voucher.
  • Long Service Recognition at 2, 5 and 10 years
  • Regular Social events throughout the year
  • Staff discount on products and services
  • Refer a friend recruitment scheme.
  • Free eye test
  • Fast track promotion opportunities
  • Early Friday finish
  • On-site Parking
  • Regular complimentary office treats
  • Hippo Legends 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.

Hippo Motor Group operates a Preferred Supplier List (PSL) for recruitment agencies which is reviewed periodically. We do not accept unsolicited CVs from agencies who are not part of our current PSL. Receipt of unsolicited CVs does not imply an introduction to Hippo Motor Group and will be considered property of Hippo Motor Group, therefore no ownership of such candidates will be given. We retain the right to pursue and hire such speculative candidates without any obligation to any third-party terms and conditions, even when these are submitted with the CV. We will not pay any agency fees associated with unsolicited third-party applications.

Should you wish to be considered as a supplier in the future or feel you have a niche skill set you can help with, then please send some company information to careers@hippomotorgroup.co.uk


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.