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01254 919000

[email protected]

Trident Park, Trident Way,
Blackburn BB1 3NU

Wheel Technician

Due to an internal promotion, Hippo Motor Group is recruiting for a wheel technician to join a busy and expanding body shop.

Hippo specialises in used cars, meaning our body shop technicians conduct cosmetic repair to ensure all vehicles are in line with our high standards.

Our body shop is the first in the UK to have the complete Symac production line installed, providing an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate.

Due to our success, we are constantly developing which provides excellent career development opportunities for our staff.

The shift patterns for this role are 6:30am – 3pm or 3pm – 12am Monday – Thursday. Saturday work may be required on a rota.

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Body Shop
Competitive DOE
Full Time - Permanent
Employment Type
Job Reference
  • Responsible for all aspects of wheel repair and refinishing
  • Responsible for carrying out smart repairs as and when required
  • Remove and replace tyres – once training is complete
  • Wheel balancing – once training is complete
  • To carry out all work effectively and within the advised repair time
  • To accurately record all details on the relevant job cards
  • Ensure all work is carried out to a high standard
  • To maintain the highest level of customer satisfaction at all times

*Responsibilities could change or just include SOME of the above

  • Multi-brand or main dealer experience would be desirable
  • Willing to learn
  • Great attention to detail
  • Can work to own initiative and at a fast pace
  • Exceptional standards of work quality
  • A full UK driving licence is essential
  • 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.