Repair Technician

Hippo Vehicle Solutions Ltd
Blackburn, UK
19 Jun 2019
28 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
About Us

Hippo Motor Group sell on average 500 vehicles to our customers every month, supplying a wide vehicle range from small city cars right through to high end luxury cars. We specialise in offering tailor made finance options to suit customer needs. Continual business growth provides opportunities for our employees to develop and exceed within each role. At Hippo we pride ourselves in providing excellent customer service which means our loyal customer base return to us year on year.

The Role

Hippo Motor Group are currently recruiting a Repair Technician to prepare our cars that require cosmetic refurbishment. We sell over 500 vehicles a month that all go through our workshop and body shop before sale. We have a growing team of 15 who all work to ensure our vehicles are prepared to a high standard before they are delivered to our customers. This means our team repair and refurbish thousands of vehicles per year so we require individuals with previous experience in a similar capacity. Due to company success Hippo are rapidly expanding and have just opened a brand-new multimillion-pound Prep Centre. This provides an amazing and exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to be part of as well as work in the first state of the art body shop.

Scope for development is available within this role and is rewarded with a strong annual salary and overtime.

Key Responsibilities
  • To be responsible for all aspects of smart repair
  • Alloy Wheel repairs
  • Smart Cosmetic paint work
  • PDR experience preferable
  • Ensure all our used vehicles are refinished to a high standard before being delivered to our customers
  • Work in line with our BVRLA approved fair wear and tear guidelines
  • To be able to carry out smart repairs (preferable)
  • To be fully conversant with water based refinishing systems

*Responsibilities could change or just include SOME of the above

Skills & Experience
  • Previous experience in Body shop repairs
  • Relevant qualification in Body shop paint procedures
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative with minimal supervision
  • Full and valid UK driving licence

  • The opportunity to work in the first state of the art body shop system in the UK
  • 30 days annual leave
  • Rapid company expansion providing excellent development and career opportunities
  • Excellent incentives
  • Priority tickets to the fantastic Hippo Motor Group VIP box at Manchester MEN arena
  • Access to Perk Box - Cinema, Gym discounts, Free mobile phone insurance and many more
  • Great Staff rates on Car Finance
  • Friendly and supportive Work Colleges and Management
  • Regular staff socials
  • Birthday off after 2 years plus 2% pay rise and £100 Meal voucher
  • Company Pension scheme

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