01254 919000


Trident Park, Trident Way,
Blackburn BB1 3NU

MOT Tester

Hippo Motor Group is recruiting for an experienced MOT tester to join a busy and expanding workshop team.

Over 800 cars a month pass through our state-of-the-art workshop, while our team of 14 technicians ensure they are all in excellent condition ready for our customers.

The successful candidate will be fully skilled in all aspects of MOT testing, diagnostics, electronics, servicing, and vehicle repairs and 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 hours for this position are 2pm – 10pm however we can offer a day shift or morning shift if required.

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Full Time - Permanent
Employment Type
Job Reference
  • Responsible for carrying out MOT tests on any vehicle that requires
  • You will also be required to assist in other areas if needed which could include:
    • Maintenance technician, servicing vehicles and carrying out appropriate fixes
    • Road testing of vehicles
  • To accurately record all details on the relevant job cards
  • Ensure all work is carried out effectively, within the advised repair times and to a high standard
  • To always maintain the highest level of customer satisfaction
  • To maintain and update your individual experience, skills, and knowledge through training programmes

*Responsibilities could change or just include SOME of the above

  • Fully qualified MOT tester
  • 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
  • A full UK driving licence is essential
  • Must be level 3 qualified
    • Company pension scheme
    • 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


    • x 4 early finishes a year
    • £250 bonus
    • £30 a month gym membership
    • Legends team night out
    • X 2 car valets a year
    • £200 uniform voucher


    • Spot Prizes including – Cash, vouchers, lunch and scratch cards.
    • 3 month commission guarantee
    • Xmas Advent Prize Calendar – prizes everyday for daily top performer
    • Profit Bonus
    • No threshold and uncapped commission
    • Senior Account Manager incentive


    • Super Yatch Trip in South of France
    • £3000 pay increase for 1 year
    • 3 days extra annual leave
    • Private healthcare

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 tailormade 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 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.