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Ref: Audi

Location Hillington, Glasgow
Closing date 16/10/2016

Panel Technician

Specialising in the prestigious Audi brand, Lookers Audi Division’s accident and repair centre in Hillington is committed to providing first class customer satisfaction through exceptional aftersales care. We have the latest Bodyshop technology as well as a wealth of experience and skills – now we are looking for an experienced and dedicated Panel Beater to join our team and contribute to our continuing success.

About the Role:

Working in our modern, state of the art premises, you will be responsible for carrying out professional and cost-effective vehicle panel repairs on prestige vehicles and replacements ensuring high quality standards are met and that customer satisfaction remains a priority. Manufacturer’s training will be provided.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Removing damaged panels and repairing damaged chassis and panels
  • Maintaining logs of work carried out and informing the estimator of any additional work required
  • Maintaining a high quality of work in body metal preparation, repairs and replacements
  • Provide detailed verbal and/or written reports on methodology of work completed to internal and external auditors on a daily basis, seeking clarity on specific vehicle repair methodology when required
  • Create a trust-based relationship between customer and company

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Understanding of and adherence to Health & Safety legislation including COSHH requirements
  • An organised, systematic and resilient approach to work
  • Ability to works efficiently within manufacturers’ time allowances
  • Must be able to demonstrate a strong attention to detail
  • Great communication skills and team player
  • Previous experience in using up to date repair equipment, repair methods and body repair techniques
  • A working knowledge of automotive systems and the specific materials required for the repair process.
  • Honest and diligent approach to work with the ability to meet deadlines without compromising quality of work.
  • Must have completed a Panel technician modern apprenticeship or equivalent
  • A full and valid UK driving licence

It is our greatest asset, our people that lie at the heart of our success. In return for your positive work efforts, we provide the opportunity of a long term career path working alongside our driven and dedicated team. On offer are exceptional opportunities for development, ongoing investment in Audi brand training and a competitive remuneration package.

Interested? Please apply by emailing your current CV and covering email to the Recruitment Team at audirecruitment@lookers.co.uk