• Used cars
  • New cars
  • Nearly-new cars
  • Car finance
  • Vans
  • Motability

Commercial Coachbuilder/Assembler

Competitive plus benefits

  • Permanent
  • East Kilbride Bodyshop
  • East Kilbride

We’re recruiting for a highly skilled and experienced Commercial Vehicle Coachbuilder for our specialist coachbuilding facility in East Kilbride.


Full time, Monday – Thursday 8am – 5.30pm, Friday 8am – 4.30pm.

About the role

As a Commercial Vehicle Coachbuilder at Arnold Clark, you’ll use your existing skills to construct a range of commercial vehicle bodies, fit components and carry out van conversions within agreed timescales.

This role would suit an experienced coachbuilder with a fantastic eye for detail, who takes pride in what they do and is committed to producing work to the highest standards.

Day-to-day duties

  • Commercial vehicle coachbuilding and conversion.
  • Working on your own and as part of a team to achieve high quality specification to agreed deadlines.
  • Checking vehicles for damage as they arrive onsite.
  • Safely using plant and equipment, staying compliant with health and safety procedures and wearing the correct PPE.
  • Recording processes at each stage of the build/conversion.
  • Keeping work spaces tidy and safe at all times.
  • Working off site when required.
  • Attending training courses when required.

Essential skills

  • Proven track record in all aspects of commercial coachbuilding.
  • Great communication skills.
  • Self-motivated, proactive approach.
  • Ability to work from CAD drawings.
  • Strong practical working skills.
  • Ability to work to your own initiative and as part of a dynamic team.
  • Fantastic attention to detail.

In return for your experience, you’ll receive great working conditions and one of the best employee benefit packages in the automotive industry, including free private healthcare, life assurance and generous discounts on new and used cars.

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


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

Some benefits are only available after a qualifying period.