MET Technician / Panel Beater

  • Location

    Horsham, West Sussex

  • Sector:

    Accident Repair Centre, Panel and Paint

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  • Salary:

    Up to £35000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Martin Bane

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

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Automotive Bodyshop MET/Panel Beater Required for Prestige Dealership in Horsham.

Our Client a Prestige Main Dealer with over 80 years trading experience are seeking a MET Fitter/Panel Beater for their Bodyshop.

The Role

The role of the Bodyshop MET/Panel Operative is to:

  • Accurately and skillfully undertake the removal and replacement of mechanical, electrical and trim items on motor vehicles. Detect and diagnose any additional faults for further repairs.
  • Ensure all work is completed safely and complies with retailer, manufacturer and industry guidelines.
  • Ensure the highest standard of repairs are carried out to the manufacturer's specification, specifically relating to fitting and trimming. Detect and diagnose any additional faults for further repairs.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure all work is completed safely and complies with retailer, manufacturer and industry guidelines
  • Safeguard the customer vehicle and its contents while in the workshop.
  • Seek clarification in the event a work order is unclear or seems incorrect.
  • Observe, recognise and report on vehicle structure where necessary. Includes any/all faults or defects detected while working on the vehicle. Report any additional damage found when stripping the vehicle.
  • Report accurately and correctly all components, materials, consumables and hours used on each vehicle repair, keeping wastage of all material and consumables to a minimum and placing orders for replacement parts. Keep work area clean, tidy and free from hazards.
  • Interpret and implement technical instruction data.
  • Ensure alignment equipment is used accurately on all repairs.
  • Carry out all repairs according to best practice procedures. Complete assigned jobs with the estimated repair times. Meet acceptable safety and quality standards.
  • Check the condition and ensure the correct maintenance of tools, equipment and other materials.
  • Undertake all other tasks and activities as requested by the Bodyshop Manager.

Working Hours

Monday - Friday 08:00 Am - 17:30 Pm, with 30 minutes lunch & Saturdays Mornings on a 1 in 4 rota basis.


Circa £28,000 - £35,000 +

Our Client has the ability to be flexible on Salary and will be willing to speak to applicants seeking a sensible salary market rate.


You will ideally live within the Horsham, Crawley, West Sussex area or be able to travel to the Horsham, West Sussex area and ideally have a working experience of Vehicle MET Fitting & Panel work & ideally a relevant qualification in this discipline.


At Perfect Placement we specialise in Automotive Jobs, so if this Body Shop Vacancy interests you and you would like to know more about it or other Dealership Jobs and Vehicle MET Technician Jobs in Redhill, Crawley, Croydon, Horsham, Burgess Hill, Haywards Heath, Surrey & Sussex please contact Marin Bane at Perfect Placement.