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Mechanic

Competitive plus benefits

  • Permanent
  • Morecambe Vauxhall
  • Morecambe

Mechanics, it wouldn’t work without you.

Fixing cars is one of the most varied, challenging and important things you can do at Arnold Clark. Without our mechanics, our business would come to a standstill.

That’s why we need you. As a mechanic, you’ll safely prepare our customers’ cars for the road ahead. You’ll care – really care – about every detail, and take pride in doing a meticulous job. Above all, you’ll want to be part of a capable, motivated team who feel the same way.

In return for your skills, you can expect industry leading rewards, including flexible hours for a great work-life balance, a bonus scheme and cover for your tools. We’ll also support you with training, and recognise your hard work with a clear career progression path to help you realise your ambitions.

And every day in the job, you’ll get the chance to work on an incredible range of manufacturers and models, developing your skills and staying up to date with the very latest in vehicle technology.

If this sounds like the career fix you need, here’s what we need from you…

Day-to-day duties

  • Carrying out servicing, repairs and maintenance to high standards.
  • Inspecting vehicle engine and mechanical/electrical components to diagnose issues accurately, using computer-based diagnostic equipment.
  • Repairing or replacing broken or defective parts and resolving defects.
  • Carrying out DVSA vehicle testing (if authorised).
  • Road testing vehicles to check repairs.
  • Maintaining equipment and making sure tools are in good condition.
  • Following checklists to ensure all procedures are completed.
  • Completing all documentation to the required standard.

Essential skills

  • A certificate in Light Vehicle Maintenance Level 3 and solid work experience in the automotive industry.
  • The ability to work in a competent and efficient manner on your own or part of a busy team.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • The ability to carry out work to high standards to deadlines.
  • A proactive and enthusiastic approach.
  • The ability to accurately follow written and spoken instructions.
  • A full driving licence. 

Your technical skills will be rewarded with a competitive salary, training opportunities and excellent working conditions. You’ll also receive life assurance, private health care and generous employee discounts on new and used cars.

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

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

Some benefits are only available after a qualifying period.