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MET Technician

  • Location:

    Birmingham

  • Sector:

    Accident Repair Centre, Mechanical and Electrical Trim

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35100 per annum

  • Contact:

    Eddie McDonagh

  • Contact email:

    edward@perfectplacement.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    0121 2708079

  • Job ref:

    107649

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2049-03-04

  • Start date:

    2021-10-17

Vehicle MET/Strip Fit Technician required in Birmingham

- £13 - £15 per hour (doe) plus bonus
- 45 hours a week 8am - 5:30pm Monday - Friday. 
- Chance to join a leading repair group! 

Our client, a large multi site automotive accident repair group, are currently looking to recruit a Vehicle MET/Strip Fit Technician to join their busy centre in Birmingham. 

Reporting to the Bodyshop Manager, you will be the sole MET Technician in the workshop, 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, drivetrain and engine.
- Reset vehicle Control Units using diagnostic equipment.
- Ensures that all health and safety legislation and internal procedures are followed.
- Ensures the maintenance of tools, equipment, and other materials.

In order to be eligible 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 with no formal qualifications but a strong track record in a vehicle body repair role.

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. 

If this MET Technician vacancy interests you, or you would like to hear about other Bodyshop opportunities in the West Midlands, please contact Ed McDonagh at Perfect Placement today. 

At Perfect Placement, we specialise in Motor Trade Jobs, so if you are looking to improve your Automotive Career please get in touch with us today. We are the leading UK Motor Trade Recruiters with over 1,400 Automotive Vacancies across the whole of the UK!!