01254 919000

[email protected]

Trident Park, Trident Way,
Blackburn BB1 3NU

MET Apprentice

Due to massive company success and expansion Hippo Motor Group are recruiting for an MET Technician Apprentice 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, therefore our Body Shop team is expanding. Hippo specialises in used cars meaning our Body Shop Technicians conduct cosmetic repair and ensure all vehicles are in line with our standards. Our Body Shop 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 start their career, learn a specialist skill and progress within a state-of-the-art body shop.

The shift patterns for this role are 6:30am – 3pm, 8.30-5.00pm or 3pm – 12am, 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
Competitive based on previous experience
Full Time - Permanent
Employment Type
Job Reference
  • Learn and train to be able to strip and fit damaged panels, interior trim and minor mechanical/electrical parts
  • Assist with repair a wide range of vehicles

*Responsibilities could change or just include SOME of the above

Skills & Experience

  • We are looking for someone who is passionate to deliver the highest possible standard of repair with strong attention to detail
  • Willingness to learn and use initiative
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Chance 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 colleagues and management
  • Regular staff socials
  • Birthday off after 2 years plus 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 [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.