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01254 919000

[email protected]

Trident Park, Trident Way,
Blackburn BB1 3NU

MET Technician

Due to company success and expansion, Hippo Motor Group is recruiting a MET Technician 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.

Due to this, 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 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 the complete Symac production line installed, providing 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
  • Strip and fit damaged panels, interior trim, and minor mechanical/electrical parts
  • Repair a wide range of vehicles

*Responsibilities could change or just include SOME of the above

  • Previous experience as a MET technician is essential
  • Experience in a similar body shop is beneficial as we are looking for an individual who can operate efficiently in a fast-paced environment
  • We are looking for someone who is passionate to deliver the highest possible standard of repair with strong attention to detail
  • 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.