Vehicle Preparation Technician - Volkswagen South

Competitive plus benefits

  • Permanent
  • Glasgow Volkswagen (South)
  • Glasgow

We are looking for experienced Vehicle Preparation Technicians to work at Arnold Clark branches nationwide.

Hours

Full time, 4 days on 4 days off working on a 12hour shift pattern.

About the role

Would you like the chance to develop your skills working for Europe’s largest car retailer? Arnold Clark is looking for experienced Vehicle Preparation Technicians for their branches across the UK.

You’ll get the unique opportunity to work with a huge range of manufacturers and models. We’ll also help you gain knowledge, new skills and a recognised industry qualification. What’s more, you’ll receive some of the best employee benefits in the automotive industry.

Day-to-day duties

  • Preparing new and used vehicles to high standards.
  • Carrying out standard servicing, repairs and maintenance.
  • Replacing wheels and tyres.
  • Carrying out basic steering geometry checks.
  • Road testing vehicles to check repairs.
  • Maintaining equipment and tools.
  • Following the correct procedures and completing documentation.

Essential skills

  • A minimum of 2 years’ previous experience in a vehicle workshop environment.
  • A strong knowledge and understanding of routine servicing and basic mechanical repairs.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to work alone and as part of a team in a competent, safe and efficient manner.
  • Strong attention to detail and a proactive approach.
  • Ability to follow written and spoken instructions and accurately complete paperwork.
  • A full, clean driving licence held for a minimum of one year.

In return for your skills, you’ll receive 4 weeks of mechanical training induction and a wide variety of career progression opportunities, including further industry qualifications.

You’ll also enjoy industry-leading benefits, including private healthcare, life assurance and generous employee discounts on new and used cars.

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.