01254 919000


Trident Park, Trident Way,
Blackburn BB1 3NU

PDR Technician

Hippo Motor Group is currently recruiting for a Smart Repairer to prepare our cars that require cosmetic refurbishment.

We sell over 800 vehicles a month that all go through our workshop and body shop before sale.

We have a growing team of 65 prep staff who all work to ensure our vehicles are prepared to a high standard before they are delivered to our customers. This means our team repairs and refurbishes thousands of vehicles every year, so we require individuals with previous experience in a similar capacity.

This provides an amazing and exciting opportunity for the successful candidate. Scope for development is available within this role and is rewarded with a strong annual salary and overtime.

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Body Shop
£30,000 Per Annum
Full Time - Permanent
Employment Type
Job Reference
  • Remove dents from the body of a motor vehicle
  • Repair large dents and bodyline damage
  • Have good knowledge of panel repair and techniques
  • Ensure all our used vehicles are refinished to a high standard before being delivered to our customers
  • Work in line with our BVRLA approved fair wear and tear guidelines

*Responsibilities could change or just include SOME of the above

  • Previous experience in PDR
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative with minimal supervision
  • Full and valid UK driving licence
  • Chance to work in the first state-of-the-art body shop system in the UK
  • 30 days annual leave (including Bank Holidays)
  • 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 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 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.