Vehicle Technician

  • Location

    Edinburgh, Scotland

  • Sector:

    Car Dealership, Service Department

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £29500 per annum

  • Contact:

    Thomas Plane

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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** This job is currently on hold due to the COVID-19 current situation, but we still encourage your application so we can notify our Client of suitable candidates **


Vehicle Technician

  • Edinburgh
  • Salary up to £29,500 Depending on experience
  • Full Time - Permanent

Benefits Include: Employee discount scheme, Cycle to work scheme, staff savings scheme, discounts on new and used car purchases, Company pension, 30 days annual leave increasing with length of service, Training/Career development, Life assurance, Staff Intro referral scheme

What does the job entail?

To carry out work provided competently and within a set timescale, ensuring consistently high levels of quality and workmanship. To ensure parts for Warranty & R&M Claims are retained and are cleaned and drained of oil, where necessary.

To develop and maintain skill levels in all aspects of repair, service and maintenance of vehicles

To maintain thorough and current product knowledge, working at all times towards delivering the highest possible level of customer service. Assist colleagues in their work roles and share best practice with the team.

To liaise with customers when required to enable right-first-time solutions are identified

Assistance with any other task as required. Analyse work orders to identify what work has been agreed. Perform repair work as directed within timescales and in accordance with established and documented procedures, as well as conducting routine service work on all makes of vehicles.

Communicate with other departments, including parts and service advisors. Be able to diagnose and detect any additional faults, ensuring that all work is completed safely and complies with retailer and industry guidelines.

Help retailer achieves industry-leading standards of process efficiency.

What are we looking for?

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Time served technician
  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Technical skills
  • Quality focused and reliable
  • Problem-solving and decision making skills
  • Customer-oriented
  • PC literate
  • MOT tester preferred but not essential

If this Vehicle Technician/ Car Mechanic Job interests you and you would like to know more about it or other Automotive Jobs in Edinburgh please contact thomas.plane@perfectplacement.co.uk at Perfect Placement UK Ltd.

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