Location Swansway Accident Repair Centre (Crewe)
Working hours Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm, Saturdays on a rota 8.30am to 12.30pm
Salary £20,000 to £23,000 PA (Dependant upon experience) £30,000-£35,000 OTE
Closing date 24/11/2016

Bodyshop Paint Technician's Job Specification

Job Responsibilities:

  • Accurately and skilfully undertake the panel repair/replacement of motor vehicles
  • Carry out all repairs according to best practice procedures
  • Meeting acceptable safety and quality standards
  • Interpret and implement technical instruction data
  • Use all paint mixing schemes and drying areas/equipment accurately for all paint repairs
  • Seek clarification from the Bodyshop Manager or Bodyshop Administrator if a work order is not clear or seems incorrect
  • Fulfil all tasks to the customer’s complete satisfaction
  • Complete assigned jobs within the estimated repair/paint times
  • Safeguard the customer’s vehicle and its contents while in the workshop
  • Ensure that all vehicles comply with safety standards when returned to customers
  • Detect and diagnose any additional faults for further repair
  • Observe, recognise and report on vehicle paintwork
  • Report on the job card all faults or defects detected while working on the vehicle
  • Report any additional damage found when preparing the vehicle directly to the Estimator/ Foreman
  • Ensure all work is completed safely and complies with retailer, manufacturer and industry guidelines
  • Report accurately and correctly all components, materials, consumables and hours used on each vehicle repair, keeping wastage of all materials and consumables to the minimum.
  • Keep work area clean, tidy and free from hazards and ensure the oven is swept and cleaned before vacating
  • Ensure all health and safety, environmental and recycling policies, plus all internal policies and procedures are adhered to, focusing on customer needs and building upon the professional reputation of the retail facility, reporting any concerns to the Bodyshop Manager or to the Health and Safety Officer
  • Check the condition and ensure the correct maintenance of tools, equipment and other materials in accordance with company policy
  • Undertake all other tasks and activities as requested by the Bodyshop Manager
  • Ensure all policies and practices are followed adhering to the retail and wholesale standards to build upon the professional reputation
  • Accurately and skilfully undertake the paint application on bodywork of motor vehicles

Person Specification

Key skills:

  • Previous experience of working within a busy bodyshop environment.
  • Full Driving Licence with no drink driving convictions (for insurance purposes)

    Working At Swansway Group

    Swansway Group is a family owned and run motor group. We’ve been in the business over 50 years, so, we know a thing or two about the motor trade; and, more importantly for you, we also know a thing or two about creating a happy, motivated team!

    We’ve won lots of awards; some national, some local, some industry, all of them recognise that we’re a dynamic, forward thinking business, delivering an excellent experience whether you’re a customer or an employee.

    Our brand partners are synonymous with excellence, innovation and excitement, Audi, Jaguar, Land Rover, Jeep, Volkswagen, FIAT, to name but a few; couple this with our friendly, family feel and values of caring, honest and proud and you‘ll start to see why we’ve featured in the Sunday Times Top 100 Companies to Work For List for the last six consecutive years.

    No matter, what your role, you’ll become part of the Swansway family, dedicated to delivering exceptional levels of customer and colleague delight.

    Join the family;To Apply please email your CV to s.hrmailbox@swanswaygarages.com

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