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Paint, Panel & MET Technicians - Middlewich

Pochin Way, CW10 0GY
Permanent
Full time
Ref:R-5379

Direct Line Group Auto Services has an excellent opportunity to join one of our accident repair centres that offer access to an unrivalled amount of training which is just one of the reasons why so many people choose to progress their career with us. So, as well as a dedication to developing your skills, you’ll benefit from a range of rewards that include a company pension, discounts on insurance and financial performance awards.

Job Purpose
MET (Mechanical, Electrical and Trim) Technicians are responsible for carrying out quality mechanical, electrical and trim vehicle repairs in line with Audatex estimates and our own high standards at Direct Line Group Auto Services (UKAARC).

This will include
Completing own strip/fit work as allocated in relation to job card, request parts and sign job card on completion. Ensuring all parts are approved and ordered on dismantling receiving relevant sign off. Responsibility for ensuring work is carried out to a high standard of quality in agreed timescales and sign quality check sheet on completion. Achieving an ongoing high rate of productivity. Adhering to Blueprint and BS10125 procedures at all times. Ensuring all tasks are carried out in compliance with Health and Safety guidelines wearing all Personal protective equipment (PPE) provided, and work areas are kept clean and tidy. Providing timely information and updates to team members, colleagues. Prioritising any reworks.

You would have previous experience in a similar role with the following skills/knowledge
Experienced in stripping and fitting a wide range of vehicles. Understanding of mechanical principles relevant to the role. Ability to work alone and as part of a team in a pressurised environment. Ability to prioritise work and complete it to a high standard, whilst adhering to stringent H&S procedures.

Job Purpose
Paint Technicians will be responsible for repairing accident damaged vehicles using Thatcham recommended repair methods and relevant Health and safety measures back to pre accident condition in line with Audatex estimates and our own high standards at Direct Line Group Auto Services (UKAARC).

This will include
Completing own Paint work as allocated in relation to job card, request parts and sign job card on completion, ensuring all parts are approved and ordered on dismantling receiving relevant sign off. Achieving an ongoing high rate of productivity. Being responsible for ensuring work is carried out to a high standard of quality in agreed timescales and sign quality check sheet on completion. Adhering to Blueprint and BS 10125 procedures at all times. Ensuring all tasks are carried out in compliance with Health and Safety guidelines wearing all Personal protective equipment (PPE) provided, and work areas are kept clean and tidy. Providing timely information and updates to team members, colleagues. Prioritising any reworks.
 

You would have previous experience in a similar role with the following skills/knowledge
Experience in painting within a bodyshop environment and working on motor vehicles.Ability to work with heavy materials in a job that requires physical exertion.Ability to prioritise workloads to ensure you achieve targets.NVQ 3 or Senior ATA preferred

Job Purpose
Panel technicians will be responsible for repairing accident damaged vehicles using Thatcham recommended repair methods and relevant Health and safety measures back to pre accident condition in line with Audatex estimates and our own high standards at Direct Line Group Auto Services (UKAARC).


This will include
Completing own Panel work as allocated in relation to job card, request parts and sign job card on completion. Achieving an ongoing high rate of productivity. Responsibility for ensuring work is carried out to a high standard of quality in agreed timescales and sign quality check sheet on completion. Adhering to Blueprint and BS10125 procedures at all times. nsuring all tasks are carried out in compliance with Health and Safety guidelines wearing all Personal protective equipment (PPE) provided, and work areas are kept clean and tidy.Ensuring all parts are approved and ordered on dismantling receiving relevant sign off. Providing timely information and updates to team members, colleagues.

You would have previous experience in a similar role with the following skills/knowledge
Experience and knowledge of panel beating. Ability to work with heavy materials in a job that requires physical exertion. Ability to prioritise workloads to ensure you achieve targetsNVQ level 3 or senior ATA accreditation is preferred

Life at Direct Line Group

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Career benefits and rewards

Rewarding you is really important to us, as well as offering a competitive salary and generous holiday entitlement; you can take advantage of a wide range of benefits. The best part is you can pick and choose the benefits to suit your own lifestyle, but also pass on some of the savings to family and friends. Here are just a few we have on offer:

  • A competitive salary, benchmarked against our competitors, which will grow as you do.
  • Pension 9% of your base salary, you can choose to contribute less or more than this, and anything you don’t wish to put in to your pension you can take as cash instead!
  • Private medical insurance (anyone can choose this through our flexible benefits scheme, and managers receive this as standard)
  • Attractive holiday entitlement
  • 50% off our Home, Motor and Pet insurance
  • Free Travel insurance
  • Free Green Flag breakdown cover
  • Flexible rewards including Life insurance, income protection, critical illness insurance, personal accident insurance
  • Retail card, with discounts at big name retailers
  • My Discounts - a discounts website for all our employees, with great discounts, cash back savings and offers across hundreds of brilliant  high street brands, travel, tickets, gym memberships and much more.


Who we are
Direct Line Group is an organisation with a clear mission: to make insurance much easier and better value for customers. We are one of the leading motor, home and small business insurers in the UK. We are home to some of the nation's best-known brands, including Direct Line, Churchill, Privilege, Green Flag and NIG.