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Multi Skilled Technician

Company Name: Gemini Barnstaple
Job Location: Ilfracombe

Gemini Barnstaple (Ilfracombe) have an exciting new opportunity for a Paint Technician to join our team!

 

ROLE TITLE: Multiskills Technician (Qualified)

REPORTING TO: Bodyshop Manager

MAIN PURPOSE OF ROLE:

MET: To dismantle and reassemble damaged vehicles in accordance with the repair estimate whilst following/checking the methods/procedures as issued on every job. Ensure all safety related items and materials are within the used by dates and are fit for purpose. Deviations to the estimate or methods issued should be reported to the estimator immediately.

PANEL: To repair or replace as necessary bodywork panels of damaged vehicles according to the instructions received or details on the job card. This will may include chassis and framework.

PAINT: To prepare, spray and finish vehicles in an efficient manner ensuring correctness of colour match and final finish to the company and customers expected standard.

Qualified Staff – Your main tasks will be completed without supervision and includes providing direct supervision to non-qualified technicians where applicable.

MAIN TASKS

MET:

  • Ensure that stripping and rebuilding work of all vehicles is carried out in a professional and correct manner and that quality checks are undertaken in line with our process, this includes providing direct supervision to non-qualified staff.
  • Ensure that all jobs are completed within the estimated times.
  • Advise the Bodyshop Team Leader of any additional work identified when working on a vehicle.
  • Check that all parts are ordered as per estimate, to ensure that the repair can be completed without delay, returning all unused parts to the parts department for credit.
  • To be aware of and adhere to all the Housekeeping and Health and Safety regulations and policies applicable to your position and working environment.

PANEL:

  • Dismantle and repair damaged vehicles by either repairing damaged panels or by replacing those beyond repair.
  • All equipment used, to include jigs, fixtures, and welding equipment, will be operated as per the instructions, level of qualification and to the prescribed safety standards.
  • Adhere to the manufacturer’s literature and modification bulletins as appropriate to the repair and to the replacement of chassis and panel work.
  • Where appropriate attend training courses to enable you to be updated on new techniques and produce development.
  • Handle all vehicles with due care and attention ensuring that customer care/satisfaction is always maintained, keeping the company’s tools and equipment safe and in a clean, workable condition.
  • To be aware of and adhere to all the Housekeeping and Health and Safety regulations and policies applicable to your position and working environment.

PAINT:

  • Understand the general principles of spray-painting technology, paint composition, paint mixing and the various methods of paint spraying vehicles. Also, to update your knowledge regularly when product developments/improvements take place. Attend training courses as necessary.
  • Prepare vehicles fully before painting to include masking, sanding, and other necessary preparation work. Spray paint to the required finish/standard always having regard for customer care/satisfaction.
  • Always use the prescribed safety apparatus/clothing and attend company arranged medicals and follow all necessary guidance provided by the medical professionals. Report any deterioration in health or vision to your manager without delay.
  • Keep all company tools and equipment safe and in a clean, workable condition paying particular attention to the reduction of any fire hazards.
  • To be aware of and adhere to all the Housekeeping and Health and Safety regulations and policies applicable to your position and working environment.
  • To co-operate with colleagues and team leaders to ensure that common objectives and group targets are achieved.

TECHNICAL JOB KNOWLEDGE

The level and scope of technical knowledge will be discussed and agreed with your manager or team leader.

OTHER DUTIES

Due to the size and complexity of the establishments you will undertake any other reasonable tasks or duties that are deemed to be within your capability, as directed by a senior manager to whom you have a reporting relationship.

PAY & BENEFITS

Up to £48,275 OTE – includes site bonus and is dependable on experience and qualifications.

A minimum of 3 years’ experience in the role is preferred.

Hours are 8am – 5pm, Monday – Friday

· Competitive salary plus team bonus.

· 30 days holiday including public holidays.

· Loyalty days added to annual with service.

· Pension contributions.

· Recommend a friend technician bonus incentive.

· Long Service Awards – colleague recognition scheme.

· Health cash plan and Rewards platform – claim back medical costs & high street discounts.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: Up to £48,275.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee discount
  • Free parking
  • Referral programme

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus scheme

Work Location: In person

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