Vehicle Technician / MOT Tester / Car Mechanic – TAUNTON

About The Role

We are currently looking for an experienced Car Mechanic / Vehicle Technician / MOT tester to join our busy Taunton Autocentre on a full-time basis.

The desired candidate will possess the skills and experience to carry out all aspects of light vehicle maintenance including light and heavier engine work.

The ideal Car Mechanic / Vehicle Technician / MOT Tester will possess:

– NVQ Level 3 or Equivalent / Time Served Experience
– A valid class 4 and 7 MOT testing licence
– A Full UK driving licence with no more than 9 points (you will be subject to licence checks)
– Experience in a professional workshop environment
– A good approach to customer service
– Flexibility towards working hours (40-48 hours per week)
– Halfords Autocentres strive to be there for all of life’s journeys, in order to deliver this some of our Autocentres are open 6/7 days a week.

In return, we will offer the successful Car Mechanic / Vehicle Technician / MOT Tester a competitive salary, based on a technical grading system, a fantastic bonus scheme and extensive benefits including;

– Numerous recognised training courses available such as Hybrid / Fgas / ATA Level 3 (linked to increasing your technical grade)
– E-learning hub
– Discounted Professional Tools Scheme
– Discounted Trade Bike scheme
– Contributory pension scheme
– Colleague discounts
– Deals on Wheels (High street discounts)
– Save As You Earn share scheme
– Discounted child care vouchers
– EAP (Employee Assistant Programme) – Up to £10k worth of sessions.
– Healthcare cash plan (self and family) also includes Dental plan
– Long service awards
– Annual leave starting at 5.6 weeks including bank holidays

Halfords Autocentres are a Top 25 Sunday Times employer, we offer our employees a wealth of training and development opportunities to develop the best Car Mechanics / Vehicle Technicians and MOT Testers in the industry.

Our Technical Grading system ensures our technicians are fairly assessed and given every opportunity to improve their skill set on an ongoing basis

About The Company

Benefits: Plus Bonus & Benefits


Commercial Vehicle Mechanic

Type of wok; Permanent
Working week: minimum of 37.5 hours per week + overtimes paid at premium rate
Location: Manchester
Hours of work: Monday to Friday 24hr rota – 3 x 12 hour shifts per week, either 06:00-19:00 or 18:00-07:00

We are now seeing to recruit 2 Commercial Motor Vehicle Mechanics with commercial vehicles mechanical experience to work for a dynamic leader in providing safe, reliable and cost-effective repair workshop service to commercial vehicles, HGV and vans.

The main responsibilities in this role will be the maintenance and repair of a wide range of fleet vehicles.
You’ll be expected to be proficient in a number of areas including: electrical, mechanical and hydraulic fault diagnosis, basic welding and metal working, if authorized. Setting and operating of machine tools and equipment, if authorized vehicle testing duties, when suitably qualified

Essential Skills include:
Mechanical or electrical qualifications
A minimum of one year’s commercial experience working as a Vehicle Technician
Full driving licence with no drink-driving convictions within the past 5 years
Experience of working on a wide range of cars and commercial vehicles
English at communicative level

Repair and maintenance of a fleet of vehicles
Performs work as outlined on repair order with efficiency and accuracy
Adjust, repair or replace parts and components of automotive systems
Test and adjust repaired systems to manufacturer’s specifications
Diagnose faults and malfunctions
Repair and maintenance of: electrical systems, alignments, steering and suspension, hydraulic systems, cooling and heating systems and drive train components
Perform scheduled maintenance services
Communicate with parts department to obtain needed parts
Road tests vehicles when required
Keeps shop area neat and clean after each repair
Operates all tools and equipment in a safe manner
Must be willing and able to work various shifts
Must be willing and able to work overtime when required

Omega Resource Group Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy

Vehicle Inspector

Vehicle Inspector
Temporary ongoing

Our client is the worlds largest automotive services company and, through its unparalleled range of products and services, drives every stage of the used vehicle lifecycle. They are responsible for handling nearly 10 million used vehicles worldwide, facilitating transactions representing more than $50 billion in value. In the UK, they provide a national physical and on-line auction network, comprising 18 centres nationwide.

We also provide vehicle inspection, repair, reconditioning and pre-sale preparation; transport; logistics; full defleet management and outsourced end-of-contract administration. In addition, our client is the UKs leading automotive digital marketing specialist providing retail marketing and specialist web marketing support to more than 85% of the Top 200 UK dealer groups.

About Our Client
Our clients Inspect and Collect service provides a market leading product and experience for their customers, providing services to Banks, OEMs and major fleet companies all listed in the FN 50. They have the UKs largest fully employed Inspection team. Unique in the market place they hold the Institute of Customer Service (ICS) accreditation. World class customer service is their passion and a key requirement for this role.

Having experienced unprecedented growth over the last two years they are expanding their team further and are looking to recruit experienced, motivated individuals to support our industry leading products and services.
They have a new purpose built Training Academy, which is accredited by the IMI, where you will be fully trained on all aspects of the role of Vehicle Inspector. Therefore, whilst previous experience in vehicle repair, mechanics or planning would be advantageous, it is not essential. The Regional Management team are on hand to provide you with ongoing help and advice, ensuring youll have all the support you need.

About the role of Vehicle Inspector
With full autonomy to plan your days schedule youll efficiently plan and co-ordinate your daily workload.
You will accurately identify and image damage on all vehicle types to published and industry standards
Report and recommend most appropriate repair methods for damage identified and accurately record the most appropriate repair method.
Engage with customers sharing inspections information to demonstrate a full understanding of the defleet process
Consistently deliver a professional and exceptional customer service

About you
You will be motivated, flexible, adaptable and able to work well under pressure
Used to working in a fast paced and very busy environment with the ability to prioritise workload and work to deadlines. Youre effective at planning and creating work schedules
A basic knowledge of mechanics and technical vehicle inspection would be advantageous
Youll need to be comfortable using computers, tablets and hand held devices and have a good knowledge of operating Microsoft Office
Good verbal and written communications skills
Experience of delivering a great customer experience in a face to face environment

Apply online for this role now

Forde Automotive is part of the Forde Recruitment Group. This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Forde Recruitment Ltd who in this instance is operating as an Employment Business. Unfortunately, due to the high volumes of applications we are currently receiving, we are only able to contact candidates who are successful in progressing to the next stage. If you have not been contacted within 7 days of your application, then please presume that you have not been successful on this occasion and continue to search on our website for future vacancies

Motor Vehicle Technician (Mechanic) – Chelmsford

Vehicle Technician / Motor Vehicle Mechanic – Car Dealership
Location: Chelmsford
Working hours: Monday to Friday, Saturday mornings on a rota – flexible working times
Salary: Up to 34k plus bonus (Big opportunity on top) & a variety of company benefits.

Consultant: Rik Baynes / Reference: OC-CHELM-TEC

We have an excellent opportunity in Chelmsford for hard working career mined and technically skilled Vehicle Technician’s at our clients car dealership.

The role is unique in as much as it represents a fabulous opportunity to work for our client in their exceptional dealership. They have a state of the art dealership and offer you genuine career progression & excellent bonus and salary to the right candidate.

Depending on the level of the role; we are looking for Car Service Technicians, Senior Vehicle Technicians, Diagnostic Technicians and Master Technicians

* You must possess a minimum level 2 NVQ (or City & Guilds) in Vehicle maintenance & repair. Ideally you will qualified to level 3
* Hard working attitude and keen to progress in your career with further training
* Full driving licence

What they offer
* Excellent salary and bonus scheme as well as ongoing training at the manufacturer and also onsite
* State of the art heated and professionally cleaned workshop with smart storage for your tools to promote a clean, safe, friendly working environment.

Octane Recruitment is a specialist Automotive / Motor Trade recruitment agency. We deal with all aspects of the motor trade so if you have experienced then we will be keen to have a chat; everything from Car Dealerships, HGV companies, Fleet companies, manufacturers & independent sites

Benefits: bonus & company benefits

Vehicle Collection and Delivery Driver

BCA Logistics are proud to be the UK’s number 1 provider of vehicle remarketing logistics services for the automotive sector. Working with some of the most prestigious brands within the industry including BMW, Mercedes Benz, Volkswagen, Lex Auto Lease and many more, we offer a full range of services and solutions from vehicle inspections, collection and deliveries to vehicle demonstrations and refurbishment. Due to an exciting period of growth, we are looking to increase our network of Self Employed Vehicle Collection and Delivery Drivers throughout the UK. There has never been a more exciting time to join!

The Role

Based from home, you will collect and deliver vehicles on trade plates from various locations anywhere within the UK. Collecting from dealers, private addresses, refurbishment centres, auction sites and blue chip companies your days will be varied and busy. You will be required to plan your own travel between drop off and collections by utilising public transport or through the resource of our large network of existing drivers.
You will be trained on and issued with our latest hand held technology, which enables us to remotely allocate the jobs to be completed. It also allows the driver to upload vehicle appraisals whilst on site and update head office with their daily movements.
You will meet with customers daily to collect/deliver the vehicle in person and therefore strong customer service skills are essential.The Candidate

The successful candidate will be over the age of 23 and have held a UK Licence for more than 5 years
You should have no more than 6 points on your licence (and have no serious existing convictions i.e. IN10, DR10, TT99)
Off road parking is essential .i.e. garage/driveway at the address your licence is registered to (An allocated space is needed for those times you may take a vehicle home overnight)
You can commit to work a minimum of 3 consecutive days per week including a Monday or Friday
Enthusiastic and motivated. You have the aptitude to work alone and deal with a multitude of situationsThe Benefits

Industry competitive rates of pay
2 day In-house induction
A dedicated team to allocate your work load and provide day to day driver support
Flexible Working Hours (Full and Part Time available)With BCA Logistics you are in safe, expert hands, every year we inspect or move over 1,000,000 vehicles and we pride ourselves in our customer relationships and our record of achievement.

We Look Forward to Hearing from You

Vehicle Handover Specialist

Handover Specialist required in Christchurch

Our Client is looking for an enthusiastic candidate to become thief new Handover Specialist.

You will be a professional in Customer Service and have Excellent Communication Skills.

Duties of the Role include;
Providing a detailed and professional explanation of a Customer’s new vehicle
Ensure high service standards at all times
Record customer requirements and details accurately

Motor Trade experience is ideal but not required for this role, you will need to have a full UK Drivers Licence.

To find out more about this exciting Opportunity please contact Georgia Cowles at Progress Recruitment Solutions (UK) Ltd quoting Job reference PRS10073.

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Unfortunately we are unable to contact every application that we receive, if you do not receive a response please assume that you have been unsuccessful with this particular application, however if you have automotive experience we will keep your details on file and contact you should a vacancy arise that matches your skills and experience.

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Vehicle Technician

Graham James Ltd are seeking a skilled Automotive Technician for a Busy dealership in Sudbury, Suffolk.

My client operates in the local area, as a top used vehicle site and an opportunity exists for those with NVQ Level 3 in Motor Vehicle Service & Repair or equivalent and a stable workshop-based career profile, ideally gained within a Franchised Dealership or reputable independent Garage.

This role will be based within a busy Automotive Workshop, carrying out service and repair on a range of vehicles.

The successful candidate should be qualified to NVQ L3 or equivalent and will receive industry-leading support and training in order to progress their skills within an ever-evolving and highly exciting environment. You should be highly organised, conscientious and a great team-player with a strong work ethic, completing jobs to Dealership standard along with all associated documentation.

Plenty of overtime is available and a bonus system is in place, rewarding for productivity and efficiency

NVQ Level 3 in Motor Vehicle Service and Repair, along with at least 2 years of post-qualification experience are essential for this role

Benefits: 30k OTE + Package