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MET Technician

Panel and Paint, Accident Repair Centre
£28000 - £34000 per annum
Vehicle MET/Strip Fit Technician required in Gloucester. 
  • Fully negotiable salary pending experience and current earnings
  • 8:30am-5:00pm Monday to Friday. 

Our client, a franchise approved car dealer group established across the West Midlands/South West England, are currently looking to recruit an MET/Strip Fit Technician to join their busy bodyshop in Gloucester.

Reporting to the Bodyshop Manager and working as part of a large team, your responsibilities will include: 
  • Removal of damaged parts to allow repairs to take place.
  • Ensuring displaced parts are stored correctly and safely for refitting.
  • Checking for additional damage and any additional parts that may be required, bringing these items to the attention of the Vehicle Damage Assessor and ordering the additional parts.
  • Checking all the parts are here, and are correct to enable smooth travel through the vehicle repair journey.
  • Once the vehicle has been repaired and painted, you then refit the vehicle, taking care and attention not to damage freshly painted panels and ensuring panel gaps are true and within manufacturers tolerances.
  • As part of the role you may also be required to replace mechanical components of the steering, drive train and engine.
  • Reset vehicle Control Units using diagnostic equipment.
  • Ensures that all health and safety legislation and internal procedures are followed.
  • Attends regular safety training to review work safety rules.
  • Ensures the maintenance of tools, equipment, and other materials.
  • Performs other reasonable activities from time to time.

In order to be eligible candidates should have a current ATA/IMI MET Technician or IMI/NVQ Level 3 in Light Vehicle Mechanical, Maintenance & Repair or GNVQ equivalent and have at least two years experience of working in a busy high quality workshop environment. Overall you will be able to work under pressure and to strict deadline, carry out duties as detailed on job cards to manufacturer and company standards, use initiative and have the ability to prioritise workload to meet delivery times and customers’ expectations, be able to work independently but liaise effectively with colleagues and support others by multi-tasking during busy periods. A UK driving licence with minimal points is essential at this stage. 

For your hard work as a Vehicle MET/Strip Fit Technician our client is offering:
  • Fully negotiable starting salary pending experience and current earnings.
  • Access to a performance related bonus scheme
  • 23 days annual leave plus the 8 bank holidays (holiday allowance increases over length of service).
  • Full in-house training provided.
  • Company pension and staff benefits scheme including health care provisions, staff purchase discounts, and online retailer discounts
  • Fantastic long-term career prospects with a a company awarded a "One Star'’ status for ‘Best Companies to Work For'.
  • Working hours from 8:30am-5:00pm Monday to Friday.

If this MET Technician  Job interests you and you would like to know more about it or other Automotive Jobs in Gloucester please contact Josh Buck at Perfect Placement UK Ltd.

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