01254 919000


Trident Park, Trident Way,
Blackburn BB1 3NU

Vehicle Technician

Hippo Motor Group are recruiting for a Vehicle Technician to join a busy and expanding workshop team. Around 800 cars a month pass through our busy workshop whilst our team of 11 technicians ensure they are all in excellent condition ready for our customers. The position will be based in our multimillion-pound Prep Centre including a state-of-the-art workshop. We are constantly developing which provides excellent career development opportunities for our staff. For the chance to work for a successful family-run business with an enviable reputation please see details below.

The successful candidate will be fully skilled in all aspects of diagnostics, electronics, servicing, and vehicle repairs and you 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 role requires 42.5 hours per week, from 8.30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m., Monday to Friday, plus you will be expected to work 1-4 Saturdays ** Flexible start and finish for life commitments**

£35,000 -£38,000


Workshop Blackburn
£35,000 to £38,000
Full Time - Permanent
Employment Type
Job Reference
  • Maintenance Technician, servicing vehicles and carrying out appropriate fixes.
  • Road testing of vehicles
  • To carry out all work effectively and within the advised repair times
  • To accurately record all details on the relevant job cards
  • Ensure all work is carried out 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

  • 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
  • Full UK driving license is essential.
  • Must be level 3 qualified.
  • Lunch on Hippo when passing probation.
  • Departmental incentives
  • Works social events.
  • 2 years’ service- an additional day annual leave and £100 meal
  • 5 years’ service- 2 additional days annual leave and access to private health care
  • 10 years’ service- 3 additional days annual leave and a voucher
  • Employee of the quarter scheme
  • Refer a friend scheme.
  • Time for you- the opportunity to earn up to 4 early finishes/late starts per year.
  • Internal development and progression opportunities
  • Hippo Legends scheme
  • Senior account manager status
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Access to BEN the employee wellbeing support service

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.