Roaming Bodyshop Technicians

Nationwide Accident Repair Services
Angus, UK
17 Oct 2019
31 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Benefits: This job includes:
  • 22 days' holiday plus Bank Holidays,
  • Mobile Phone
  • Flexible working hours, days and locations
  • Workplace Pension and Life Assurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • IMI (ATA) Accreditation Support, through our Nationwide Academy
  • Mobile Phone Discount Scheme and My Nationwide Car Scheme
  • Tool Club
  • My Nationwide Rewards, which includes discounts at Major supermarkets, High Street retailers, Travel & much more! Average saving is around £500 per year
  • Uniform

The job of a Roaming Bodyshop Technician

As part of a team of mobile specialist technicians (either Panel, Paint, MET and Mechanical) working across a region you will undertake the repair of damaged vehicles to an extremely high standard, adhering to manufacturers literature as appropriate. The Technicians job also includes ensuring that equipment used is operated in accordance with defined safety requirements

You will report into the Regional Manager to understand when you need to be and when. The Regional Managers have all worked their way up the progression chain which means they really knows what it's like to be on the shop floor. They are as passionate about Customers as they are about their Teams and are absolutely determined to make their region the best in group. It's an amazing team!

You will be part of a team of specialists therefore this role does come with a favourable basic salary, bonus, company car and flexible hours

What you will be doing

Our Bodyshops are fast paced and exciting with lots of opportunity to make an incredible difference and apply your expertise and skill. In the job of a Roaming Technician you will be repairing many different marques of vehicle. This means performing repairs to an extremely high standard, demonstrating the level of quality required for Nationwide's very high standards. Rectification work is not negotiable in this role. It is also important for you as a Technician for you to fully understand different manufacturers literature and bulletins so you are fully up-to-date.

Another very important aspect of this job is teamwork as you will be working across a variety of locations and with a larger team of colleagues across many functional areas.

What we think good looks like

As a Roaming Technician you need to be prepared to travel to a variety of bodyshops in the region to help them achieve work quotas. We would like you to have an interest and passion in what we do and , have your own stocked tools, excellent job knowledge, be highly motivated and a natural team player. Naturally, due to the nature of the job you will need to have a full UK/EU Driving Licence and the relevant qualifications for the job (ATA, NVQ Level 3, or City and Guilds as well as experience in the accident repair environment). We will help and support you with the rest

And what about career progression?

Well the world is your oyster at Nationwide. As long as you have the right attitude and do a great job, Nationwide will invest in your learning, development and job progression. The obvious choice for you would be to progress to be a Workshop Controller however there are many more jobs in Nationwide that you might be interested in and we will invest in you to help you reach your goals.

Take Curtis Woodley, a Panel Technician at Chelmsford Rapid repair. Curtis started as an apprentice and says "I finished my Apprenticeship here but I've never stopped learning and developing my skill set. Nationwide have given me the opportunity to complete my ATA Accreditation and Aircon qualification as they saw that I had the potential and that I was eager to learn. I did the course at our Technical Training Centre in Goole which has a team of dedicated trainers just for Nationwide Team Members.

Come and join us, it's awesome". Nationwide are absolutely committed to making sure you have a great place to work and are excited and engaged in what you are doing. Nationwide will support and reward all of your achievements.

What happens next?

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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.

Nationwide 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.

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