Bodyshop MET Mechanic/Stripper

Competitive plus benefits

  • Permanent
  • Newcastle Ford
  • Newcastle upon Tyne
This vacancy is now closed

We’re recruiting for a MET Technician (Stripper/Fitter) to work at our Accident Repair centre in Newcastle.

Hours

Full time, Monday – Friday, 8am – 5.30pm plus overtime.

About the role

As an MET Technician for Arnold Clark, you’ll be responsible for ensuring work is carried out to the highest standards, and that quality check paperwork is completed for every job. You’ll also complete stripping and fitting work as required.

The ideal candidate will be self-motivated with strong attention to detail and have current bodyshop experience working as a MET Technician.

Day-to-day duties

  • Stripping vehicles to get them ready for the panel shop.
  • Re-assembling vehicles with new parts as needed, restoring them to their former condition.
  • Carrying out work in accordance with manufacturer specifications.
  • Completing all documentation to the required standard.
  • Road-testing vehicles to check repairs.
  • Working to high standards as part of a team, with customer satisfaction in mind.

Essential skills

  • At least 2 years’ experience as a MET Technician.
  • ATA or equivalent qualification.
  • Recent experience in a bodyshop environment.
  • High levels of efficiency and organisation.
  • Ability to produce work of consistently high quality.
  • Previous experience of carrying out four-wheel alignment.
  • Ability to demonstrate a sound and up-to-date knowledge of vehicle repair.
  • A full, clean driving licence held for a minimum of one year.

Nice to have (but not essential)

  • The ability to use specialised equipment.
  • Training in four-wheel alignment can be provided.

In return for your technical skills, you’ll receive training, excellent working conditions and one of the best employee benefits packages in the automotive industry, including private healthcare, life assurance and generous staff retail discounts.

Employment within the Arnold Clark Group is offered subject to satisfactory reference and disclosure check.

Only successful candidates will be contacted for interview.

Benefits

Every Arnold Clark employee is entitled to a wide range of benefits, including:

  • Discount on new and used vehicles
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance

About Arnold Clark

Arnold Clark is Europe’s largest independent car retailer with over 200 branches across the UK. And you could be part of it.

  • Over 11,000 employees
  • Annual turnover of over £3 billion
  • 24 new car franchises
  • Retails over 280,000 vehicles per year
  • Servicing, repairs, MOTs and tyres

Employment with Arnold Clark is offered subject to satisfactory reference and disclosure check. Only successful candidates will be contacted for interview. Some benefits are only available after a qualifying period.