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DATE ADDED: Wed 14/11/2018

Paint Technician

Colchester, UK
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COMPANY: LOOKERS PLC

Paint Technician,

Colchester Ford Service and Parts

Contract Type: Permanent

Ref. req3858

Excellent earning potential

Market leading employee benefits

There has never been a more exciting time to become part of Lookers. We are proud to have recently been voted one of the UK's Top Employers and looking after both our people and our customers is at the heart of everything we do.


About the role

Here at Lookers Ford we are committed to providing a first class service to our customers though our exceptional aftersales care. We have the latest body shop technology as well as a wealth of experience and skills and are now looking for an experienced Paint Technician to join our team in Colchester.

As a Paint Technician you will be responsible for cost effectively preparing and refinishing accident damaged vehicles, warranty repairs and cosmetic repairs to manufacturer's specifications and standards.

The role:

Ensure that the high quality of body paint preparation and application is consistent throughout process.

Demonstrate the effective use of PPE as well as abroad understanding of body repair techniques

Use working knowledge and initiative to ensure the most appropriate paint types are used

Maintain own workspace to recognised standards

Understand the needs of our customers, keeping them in mind when taking action

Develop and maintain working relationships with colleagues, clients and the manufacturers

What we're looking for:

Understanding and adherence to Health and Safety legislation

Previous experience as a vehicle Paint technician is a necessity with ATA or NVQ and paint Supplier training preferable

A working knowledge of automotive systems and the specific materials required for the repair process

An organised, systematic and resilient approach to work

Ability to work efficiently within Manufacturers time allowances

The ability to work as part of a team to deliver excellent customer service

Demonstrates an honest and diligent approach to work

Systematic and organised; pays attention to the finer details

Full and Valid UK Driving Licence

Why us...?

In recognition of the hard work, flexibility and commitment of our people we have recently introduced a new and improved industry leading benefits package. This includes competitive basic salaries, enhanced holidays that increase with service, critical illness cover after 2 years, one year fully paid maternity leave for women and for some roles a company car and high earning potential through commission or bonus.

As well as working with a great bunch of people you can also benefit from ongoing development with investment in specific brand and management training and the opportunity of a long term career path with one of the UK's Top Employers 2017 and 2018.

If your application is successful we will conduct relevant employment checks prior to you starting with us. Depending on the role, these could include us verifying your recent employment, address and credit history. We may also conduct a criminal record check and a driving licence check.

Please note: We will close vacancies once the required quality or number of applications has been received.


Role: Paint Technician
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Location: Colchester,

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