Vehicle Technician

Position: Vehicle Technician

Location: Millbrook Trading Estate, Second Avenue, Millbrook, Southampton, SO15 0LP

Salary: £18,500 - £31,200 DOE (Overtime paid at time and a half)

Hours: Full Time - 08:30 - 17:00 MON - FRI & 08:30 - 12:30 Every other SAT

** Applicants must be fully qualified (Level 3) with sound automotive workshop experience **

*** Applicants must hold a full UK driving licence ***

The Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen at our Southampton Branch for a Vehicle Technician! This opportunity will include all levels of technical works; from servicing to major engine and diagnostic work, on quality used cars ranging from family to high-end prestige vehicles. The successful applicant will be responsible for diagnosing, repairing, servicing and maintaining vehicles to a good quality standard as specified by the manufacturers or warranty requirements.

You must be capable of completing work to a high standard, whilst adhering to procedures and processes at all times. You will also be a team player with excellent attention to detail. The right individual must also be confident and professional in their approach as well as someone who is efficient and motivated to always achieve a first time fix.

If you want to move forward with your career and join a rapidly expanding company, one that can offer you world class training, industry leading remuneration packages, and genuine opportunities for career progression, then keep reading…

Duties & Responsibilities

• Advising on best methods of repair and determining repair times in consultation with the Service Manager.

• Determining priorities and allocating tasks in liaison with the Aftersales Manager and Aftersales team.

• Efficiently diagnose standard and complex faults and ensure underlying problems are resolved.

• Informing the Aftersales Manager on non-conforming vehicles or issues arising.

• Ensuring all work stations and preparation areas are clean and tidy at all times.

• Ensuring the efficient and effective use of workshop facilities and equipment.

• Operating our computerised system to time jobs and monitor efficiencies.

• Communicating with internal teams and departments where necessary.

• Liaising with the Parts suppliers on issues affecting availability of parts.

• Advising the service team of issues and when tasks are completed.

• Ensuring daily, weekly, monthly service and repair targets are met.

• Working to deadlines to ensure that work is completed on time.

• Providing complex diagnostics to a wide variety of vehicles.

• Monitoring work progress, and pursue issues as necessary.

• Stripping, fitting and replacing components on vehicles.

• Repairing vehicle faults as requested by the customer.

• Undertaking a full range of workshop duties.

• Carrying out diagnostic repairs on vehicles.

Essential Skills, Qualifications & Behaviours

• Excellent diagnostic and problem solving skills.

• High attention to detail and quality of work.

• Must be fully qualified.

Benefits

• Holiday – 20 days paid holiday (increases with level of service) plus 8 days Statutory Bank Holidays

• Preferential Finance Rates when purchasing a car from the company

• Friends and Family Car Repairs, Servicing, and MOT’s

• Annual Christmas Party & Awards Evening

• Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

• Discounted RAC Breakdown Cover

• Company Pension Scheme

• Employee Referral Bonus

• Life Insurance

ReferenceICS0108
Location Southampton
Driving Licence Required
Benefits Holiday – 20 days paid holiday (increases with level of service) plus 8 days Statutory Bank Holidays / Preferential Finance Rates when purchasing a car from the company / Friends and Family Car Repairs, Servicing, and MOT’s / Annual Christmas Party & Awards Evening / Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) / Discounted RAC Breakdown Cover / Company Pension Scheme / Employee Referral Bonus / Life Insurance
Working HoursFull Time - 08:30 - 17:00 MON - FRI & 08:30 - 12:30 Every other SAT
Salary£18,500 - £31,200 DOE (Overtime paid at time and a half)
Closing Date03rd March 2019

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