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Accident Repair Centre Panel Technician

Job Description:

We are looking for a fully qualified Panel Technician to join our very busy team on Kingsditch Industrial Estate in Cheltenham.

You will ideally be qualified to ATA level and be willing to work with quality and efficiency in mind at our busy BSI 10125:2014+A1:2016 and Insurance/Manufacturer approved bodyshop.

Candidates should ideally hold an ATA/IMI Senior Panel qualification with a minimum of 5 years experience within the body repair industry. However, individuals who can demonstrate the requisite competencies will also be considered. Applicants must hold a full Driving licence. Experience in Jig work, Miracle Pull repair systems and Plastic repair systems an advantage.

The role includes repair, removal and replacement of both structural and cosmetic body panels and bumpers.

We offer an excellent remuneration and benefits package that includes 23 days holiday (plus bank holidays), company pension and a company healthcare scheme.

So if you have the qualifications combined with enthusiasm and commitment, you could be just the person we are looking for.

Job Description:

Key Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Carry out vehicle body repairs to acceptable and safe standards to achieve total customer satisfaction
  • Ensure displaced parts are kept in the correct areas
  • Achieve target repair times, where possible, as notified
  • Ensure all quality control paperwork is completed correctly to BS 10125 standard
  • Report additional damage or faults requiring repair to the correct personnel
  • Request extra parts, ensuring the documentation is signed off by an estimator
  • Check reserves of workshop consumables and report any shortages to the workshop controller
  • Keep up to date with technical changes enhancing personal competence in the job
  • Maintain personal and Company tools and equipment to the recommended manufacturer standard
  • Maintain work bays and spray booths in a satisfactory, clean and tidy condition on a daily basis
  • Comply with any reasonable request to work overtime during busier periods
  • Assisting in the training of apprentices/trainees as necessary
  • Carry out any other reasonable request of the workshop controller/bodyshop manger

Employee Benefits

At Baylis, we’re committed to providing great rewards to the people who drive our success. Whether it’s taking care of your health, providing for your future or making sure your needs are met, The below Baylis benefits are available to all staff:

31 days paid holiday (inc bank holidays) rising by 1 day after each 5 years worked
Excellent pay package
Company Pension Contribution
Large modern showrooms and workshops
Free MOT and 50% Discount on Services
New & used car staff offers
Death in service Benefit
Free eye test, dental & therapy treatments
Up to £25,000 personal accident benefit
Online discounts at many popular shops

What happens next?

Please upload your CV using the form below to start your application:

Once you have applied for the job, we will initially consider your skills and experience based on your CV and application. If you match the job, we will be in touch with you to advise you of the next stage in the process.

Baylis is an equal opportunities employer and positively welcomes all applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Ref: ARCPT-CHELT

Working Hours 40
Location Baylis Cheltenham Bodyshop
Salary Competitive
Benefits Timed saved bonus and overtime available
Closing Date 30/09/2021
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