Bodyshop Repair Technician

08 Aug 2019
05 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Bodyshop Repair Technician

Solus is one of the largest body repair groups in the country, employing over 600 people across 20 UK locations and have repaired over 500,000 vehicles in the last 15 years. As part of the wider Aviva family, we are looking to bring fresh thinking and motivated individuals into our business. We work in a fast moving and rewarding environment, where we challenge traditional methods to make us stand apart from our competitors, making decisions based on data and delivering our customer promise.

Position: MET - Technician Body Repair
Location: Leatherhead, Surrey
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Salary: GBPCompetitive

About the role:

We have an exciting new opportunity for an MET Technician to join our Leatherhead site. The role involves removing and refitting parts to ensure body repairs are to a very high standard and to contribute to the overall production process. Working in partnership with repair consultants, production team and the site Production Lead.


- Dismantle and rebuild vehicles as instructed by Estimate / Job card, or special instructions from the Production Lead.
- Report unseen damage absent from the Estimate as soon as it is identified.
- Assess tool and equipment requirements, and to report damaged or faulty equipment immediately.
- Preparation and priming of a new / repaired panel to first masking stage.
- Make written and verbal reports on service and repair activity to the workshop controller in order to obtain authorisation.
- Complete all administrative procedures (including warranty) relating to service and repair work.
- Maintain a clean, tidy and safe working environment.
- Attend meetings and training programmes as and when required.
- Assist with development and training of other technicians.
- Carry out other duties as required.

About you:

- Working knowledge and experience of vehicle mechanical and suspension repairs.
- LCV experience desirable.
- Relevant mechanical and suspension qualifications.
- Senior ATA MET accreditation desirable.
- Working knowledge of H&S responsibilities.
- Manufacturer experience desirable.
- Steering Geometry alignment and adjustment.
- Glazing, minor panel repairs.
- Preparation and priming of a new / repaired panel to first masking stage.
- Air Conditioning system evacuation and recharge.
- Experience working with Fibreglass.

You may have experience of the following: Bodyshop Technician, Mechanical Technician, Vehicle Technician, ATA, Body Repairs Technician, MET Technician, Panel Beater Technician, Repairs, Vehicle Mechanic, Vehicle Mechanical Technician, MET Fitter, Bodyshop Vehicle Technician, Automotive, Automotive Mechanic, Mechanic, Vehicle Mechanic, etc

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