Multiskilled Technician - Canterbury, Kent

10 Jan 2018
17 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
About Us

Nationwide is one of Europe’s largest accident repair networks with 120+ bodyshops, mobile repair, glazing and accident management services. Since our inception, we have set the industry benchmark in accident repair and we continue to provide services to the world’s most recognised car manufacturers and dealerships from all over the world using our tried and tested award-winning approach.

We have doubled in size in the last 2 years and with future expansion on the horizon it has never been a better time to join the team.

The Role:

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

Dismantle and repair damaged vehicles by either repairing damaged panels or by replacing those beyond repair

To dismantle and reassemble damaged vehicles in accordance with the prescribed repair method

Ensure that stripping and rebuilding work of all vehicles is carried out in a professional and correct manner and that final quality checks are undertaken in line with applicable standards

To ensure that all equipment used, to include jigs, fixtures and welding equipment, is operated in accordance with defined safety requirements

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

Have an understanding of the general principles of spray painting technology, paint composition, paint mixing and the various methods of paint spraying vehicles

Prepare vehicles fully before painting to include masking, sanding and other necessary preparation wor

You will demonstrate:

    Enthusiasm to join our team. We are One Nationwide, One Team. Strong communication skills for customer service and team communication. Handle all vehicles with due care and attention ensuring that customer care/satisfaction is maintained at all times. Awareness of and adherence to all the Housekeeping and Health and Safety regulations.
You will ideally have:

  • ATA qualification or be a time served technician
  • NVQ Level 1, 2 & 3
  • Experience in a body shop or accident repair environment
Why work for us?

We have over 4000 team members who take full advantage of:

  • One Nationwide, One Team Culture
  • Competitive Salary & Bonus
  • Workplace Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Career Development
  • IMI (ATA) Accreditation Support
  • Training through Nationwide Academy
  • Child Care Vouchers
  • Competitive Annual Leave Package
  • Mobile Phone Discount Scheme
  • My Nationwide Car Scheme
  • My Nationwide Rewards
Includes discounts at:

Major supermarkets (Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Asda etc.)
High street retailers (Apple, John Lewis, Currys, Boots etc.)
Travel (Thomas Cook,, Expedia etc.)
& much more!

How to Apply?

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01926 452 620

Please note: On accepting an offer of employment with Nationwide, you are providing us with permission and consent to proceed with our reference and vetting process. Our offers of employment are subject to satisfactory references and in some cases a criminal records check. We may require information that covers the last 6 years of your employment and personal history. You will be required to provide evidence of your eligibility to work in the UK. Please ensure you have this information available.

Nationwide is an equal opportunities employer. Nationwide is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in its recruitment practices and opposes all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination, direct or indirect – to ensure that no registering applicant is less fairly treated in any situation because of age, sexual orientation, disability, gender, marital status, race or religious beliefs or any other condition not relevant to the performance of the job and secondly, to ensure that our clients are offered the best candidates available in terms of skills, experience and approach.

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