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Job Reference ST7017
Location Bridgend
Salary / Hourly Rate £23000 - £25500 basic plus Bonus
Sector Manufacturing
Job Type Permanent
Details Full Time
Date Posted 23 Jan 2020

Job Description

Panel Beater
Full time Monday to Friday 8.30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.
Salary £23,000 - £25,500 basic plus Bonus
OTE £30000 - £40000

Bonus: No sold hours held back. – Time attended vs Sold.

Overtime paid at time + ½ attended (plus bonus hours sold).
(A degree of flexibility with hours is required; to work overtime when work demands. This can be on both weekday and weekends)

Our client are a dynamic, progressive and privately owned car dealership in Bridgend. A full time position is available in their Accident Repair Centre as a Panel Beater. They are looking for a qualified panel technician to work alongside our existing team.

Key role and responsibilities of this position involves:
• Operation of body alignment jigs
• Panel straightening and filling
• Replacement of panels
• Welding and bonding of vehicle structure
• Strip & rebuild of trim
• Removing & replacing complete body shell
• Knowledge of repair methods
• Keep accurate list of parts required
• Comply with BS10125 and company procedures
• Comply with health and safety procedures
• Maintain high standards of house-keeping
• Attend training courses when required
• Supporting each other in this busy environment

The successful candidate will have the following characteristics / demonstrable experience:
• Highly competent in all areas of body repair
• Experience working to a high standard at all times
• Possess a flexible approach
• Committed to achieve excellent customer satisfaction
• Positive, professional attitude
• Ability to work unsupervised
• Highly motivated
• Ability to work to deadlines and targets in a busy environment
• Help achieve sales targets
• Attentiveness to safety and quality
• ATA Senior Panel Technician accreditation / willingness to achieve ATA
within a reasonable time


ATA Senior Panel Technician - or will have to be willing to pass qualification within 6 -9 months of start – Training will be paid for.
NVQ Level 3 or City & Guilds Qualified / suitable experience as a panel technician

A full driving licence with a maximum of 6 points.

Desirable but not essential:

Manufacturer Experience
Ford Trained

• 30 days holiday including Bank Holidays per annum (Jan – Dec allocation)
• Free personal health surveillance annually
• Company pension scheme
• Cycle to work scheme
• Vehicle purchase discounts
• Vehicle maintenance discounts
• Excellent working environment/conditions
• Uniform supplied
• Contribution towards work boots
• Free parking
• Paid rest breaks
• Ford manufacturer training
• Upkeep/achievement of ATA Certification