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Panel and MET Technician

Job Summary

  • Location Basildon, Essex
  • Salary £32000 - £35000 per annum
  • Contract Type Permanent
  • Sector Technical & Engineering
  • Date Posted 07 February 2019
  • Ref 3417_1549533341

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Job Description

We are currently recruiting for a Panel and MET Technician to join an enthusiastic, driven and multi skilled team in Basildon, Essex in their new and modern facilities. You will be working within the small but talented team, taking pride in all work whilst appreciating the importance of the customer's satisfaction.

What about the company?

The company which you will be working for is leader in the field of vehicle repair. They will offer you 20 days holiday plus bank holidays and benefits such as a pension scheme, Christmas parties and a salary of up to £35k, dependent on experience. Your working hours will be Monday -Friday 08:00 - 17:30 and every other Saturday.

What will you be doing?

The role encompasses skills of both Panel and MET Technician - therefore you will have a range of varying tasks from start to finish of the repair process, taking responsibility for carrying out the repair as per the method outlined in the job pack; ensuring all elements are understood and in line with all safety measures defined by the company. Such tasks may include panel alignment, with strip and refits where applicable; filler repairs & correct finishes in P180; undersealing, weld through primers and completion of anti-corrosion measures.

In addition to the usual tasks associated with the role of a panel technician, you will also be responsible for the removal and replacement of all the mechanical, electrical and trim components of the repair job.

So, are you right for the role?

As a person, you will be an upbeat, positive, flexible and enthusiastic team-player with experience in both panel and MET aspects of automotive repair work. You will be a qualified technician with 4/5 years' experience or more in vehicle body repair. It would also be very beneficial if you have some of the following too:

  • AOM009 welding certificate or BS equivalent / MIG welding / Spot welding experience
  • Valid driving licence
  • Mechanical and suspension knowledge
  • Aircon knowledge/training

If you think this role is for you, click on "Apply Now" to send your CV to us.

We will always review and promptly come back to you regardless so as not to leave you waiting!

FPR Group are an agency acting on behalf of our client.

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Peyton O'Brien

Peyton O'Brien

I joined the Technical and Engineering Team of FPR Group in November 2018, working on permanent vacancies. I always aim to place candidates in roles which positively exceed their career expectations, and have a keen focus on consistently delivering the ultimate customer service.

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