Market leading employee benefits
Lookers Volkswagen Commercial in Guildford is committed to providing first class customer satisfaction through exceptional aftersales care. We have the latest Bodyshop technology and now we are looking for an experienced and dedicated Smart Repair Technician to join our team and contributing to our continuing success.
Duties and Responsibilities
Ensure that the high quality of body paint preparation and application is consistent throughout process
Demonstrate the effective use of PPE as well as a broad understanding of body repair techniques
Use working knowledge and initiative to ensure the most appropriate paint types are used
Maintain own workspace to recognised housekeeping standards
Understand the needs of our customers, keeping them in mind when taking action
Contribute to team discussions to ensure the smooth running of the department
Create a trust-based relationship between customer and company
Develop and maintain working relationships with colleagues, the client base and the manufacturers
Understanding of and adherence to Health & Safety legislation including COSHH requirements
An organised, systematic and resilient approach to work
Ability to work efficiently within manufacturers’ time allowances
Must be able to demonstrate a strong attention to detail with regards to high quality paint preparation and the application of approved paint products according to manufacturer’s specifications
Great communication skills and team player
Previous experience as a Paint Technician with a minimum of City in Guilds in spray painting or equivalent
A working knowledge of automotive systems and the specific materials required for the repair process/
Lookers are proud to be one of the top three motor vehicle retailers in the UK, representing 32 vehicle manufacturers, selling and servicing a huge range of cars at over 150 franchised dealerships across hundreds of locations throughout the UK & Ireland. We recognise the hard work, flexibility and commitment of our people so we offer an industry leading benefits package. This includes competitive basic salaries, enhanced holidays that increase with service, eligibility to join one of our car schemes, critical illness cover after 2 years, enhanced paid maternity leave for women and for some roles a company car and additional earning potential through commission or bonus.
We strongly believe in nurturing and providing our people with specific manufacturer brand and management training to enhance career development opportunities. We have a great bunch of people and we like to celebrate and encourage success at all levels with our annual Lookers Excellence Awards. So? What are you waiting for?
Lookers are an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to a working environment that is free from all types of discrimination, is inclusive, and empowers our people to bring their whole self to work and reach their full potential.