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Senior Vehicle Preparation Technician – Wolverhampton

Posted: 13 Mar 2023


Senior Vehicle Preparation Technician – Wolverhampton


About the Company

Guest Truck and Van, part of Guest Group is proud to be the UK’s largest Iveco Dealer Group & Fiat Van Dealer, we have been a family owned and run business for over a century. The Group now operates out of 13 full-service dealerships spanning across the East Midlands, West Midlands, North Wales, Cambridgeshire, Leicestershire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Staffordshire and South Yorkshire.

The Role

We are looking for a Senior Vehicle Preparation Technician to join us at our brand new opening ‘Used Vehicle Sales Centre’ in Wolverhampton. The role will primarily entail carrying out PDI’s and preparations to Used & New vehicles in readiness for their delivery to the purchaser. A methodical individual, with very high standards and a keen eye for detail is essential for this role. As this role is of a senior nature, it will also entail controlling a small team of fellow technicians, being responsible for the workshop on a day to day basis and communicating with both management and sales executives both internally and externally, along with suppliers and 3rd party contractors too.

Employee Benefits

  • Paid Overtime.
  • Increased holiday entitlement with length of service.
  • Recruitment incentive awards.
  • Healthcare scheme.
  • Cycle to work scheme.

Working Hours

08:00am – 17:00pm, Monday to Friday

42.5 Basic Weekly Hours

Flexible approach to working hours.

Saturday morning working may be required on rota.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsibility for the efficient running of the workshop and maintaining high standards at all times.
  • Hands on technician role combined with supervisory and planning responsibilities.
  • Communicating with the site manager & site administrator regularly in relation to all workshop matters including progress on vehicles.
  • Install a ‘right first time’ mentality with all technicians, mentoring to achieve great standards and productivity at all times.
  • Ensure correct diagnosis pathways are taken to minimise downtime.
  • Providing support to fellow technicians as/when required.
  • Ensure team compliance with Manufacturer processes to ensure recording and invoicing accuracy.
  • Ensuring good housekeeping and security in the workshop, leading by example, including First Aid & Health & Safety.
  • Implement processes & procedures to ensure high standards are always met in the preparation of new & used vehicles.

Person Specification

  • Prior knowledge of the automotive industry.
  • Previous experience of preparing new & used sales vehicles to an extremely high standard.
  • Proven experience of coaching and mentoring staff.

Do you want to work for the largest Iveco and Fiat Van Dealer Group in the UK?

Would you like to join a family owned and run Company with over 100 years trading behind it?

If so, then this may be the job for you!

If you are interested in the role, please submit an application via the below form with all requested information. If you would like to submit multiple 'other' files, please do so as a ZIP or RAR file.


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