01254 919000


Trident Park, Trident Way,
Blackburn BB1 3NU

MET Technician

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. With sales increasing, we are currently selling over 800 vehicles per month and foresee this continuing to increase. 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 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
DOE - Starting at £12 per hour
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 environment is beneficial as we are looking for an individual who has the ability to 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
  • Amazing weekly and monthly team incentives
  • 30 days annual leave
  • Rapid company expansion providing excellent development and career opportunities
  • Access to Perk Box – cinema, gym discounts, retail discounts, a mental and physical wellbeing platform, and many more
  • Great staff rates on car finance
  • Friendly and supportive work colleagues and management
  • Regular staff socials
  • Birthday off after 2 years and £100 meal voucher
  • Company pension scheme
  • Complimentary office treats

Hippo Motor Group sell on average 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.

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.

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.