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MET Technician

Mechanical and Electrical Trim, Accident Repair Centre
£35100 - £45000 per annum
Vehicle MET/Strip Fit Technician required in Hereford.
  • Up to £15 per hour plus generous bonus scheme and overtime availability.
  • Either 40 or 45 hour week Monday to Friday. 
  • Chance to join a leading accident repair group.
Our client a large multi-site automotive accident repair group based across South Wales and England are currently looking to hire an experienced and professional Vehicle MET/Strip Fit Technician to join their Hereford bodyshop.

Reporting to the Centre Manager and working as part of a large team, your responsibilities as a MET Technician 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, drivetrain 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 for this MET Technician role, you will ideally have a recognised qualification in automotive MET/vehicle body repair or be working towards an IMI qualification however our client is very open to considering candidates applying for this MET Technician role with no formal qualifications, but a strong track record in vehicle body repair/strip and fit or a Vehicle Technician interested in moving in to a new challenging role on the body repair side of the motor industry.

Overall, as a MET Technician 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:
  • Starting salary up to £15 per hour pending experience.
  • Performance related bonus scheme of £10 per hour if over 100% efficiency.  
  • Overtime paid at £20 per hour if over 100% efficiency with full attendance. 
  • 28 days annual leave (including bank holidays).
  • Access to further training/development programmes. 
  • Fantastic long-term career development prospects with a growing automotive accident repair group with multiple sites across the the South Wales and England.
  • Either 40 or 45 hour week subject to personal requirement. 
If this MET Technician Job interests you and you would like to know more about it or other Automotive Jobs in Hereford please contact Josh Buck at Perfect Placement UK Ltd.

Perfect Placement are the UK's Leading Motor Trade Recruitment Consultancy, and Automotive Jobs are our speciality. If you are looking to improve your Auto Industry Career, get in touch with our Team today. We have a wide range of Jobs from Vehicle Technician to Parts Advisors to Dealer Principals.