* New Car Lease Scheme available to All Employees Over 21 * Family Owned Business * Pension Scheme * 22 days paid annual leave. * Birthday off after 3 years service. * Leave increases to 25 days after 10 years service * Staff Car Rental rates * Friends and Family Discount Scheme* Watch to celebrate 10 years service * Uniform provided * Free Flu jab * £25 towards eye care * Cycle to work scheme * Reduced workshop / MOT rates * Staff Referral scheme * VWG Accreditation Programme / Simpsons Academy * Employee of the Quarter Awards * Access to Ben.org services * End of Year Awards Event * Discounted Home EV Charger Installation
Simpsons Skoda Preparation Centre - Bamber Bridge
Working from Simpsons Skoda Prep Centre based in Bamber Bridge where all our cars are prepared both mechanically and cosmetically for sale. The cosmetic repair technician will be required to train in paintless dent removal, prepare car panels and alloy wheels for repair and then carry out the paint and finish to a high standard.
Existing cosmetic/body shop experience essential. Experience in paintless dent removal ideal, but not essential as training will be given.
The Clever Repair Workshop
To carry out paint and minor panel rectification in a safe and efficient manner to both Simpsons retail customers and company vehicles
Health & Safety Including PPE
You must ensure you always follow the company and the manufactures health & safety guidelines and recommendations linked to safe working practice.
COSHH sheets for the application and use of all products can be supplied direct from:
Glasurit: Paint manufacturer
Cunbar: Supplier of paint and materials
STL: Paint booths & air quality
Premier: Gun cleaners & equipment
You must ensure full PPE is used to reflect the task you are undertaking
Ensure all company and customer vehicles are fully protected using seat covers, floor mats and appropriate wraps prior to any work commencing.
Safe storage of all displaced vehicle parts.
Repair and Preparation
Carry out panel and paint rectification work using when required dust extraction system and specialist tools supplied by the company
Whenever possible utilise smart repair techniques
Carry out minor plastic repair work
Safely remove wheels and tyres from vehicles to carry out alloy wheel repair and painting
Repair work strictly limited to superficial kerb damage and scuffing of the paint surface
Carry out minor paint repair work whenever possible to diamond cut wheels
Ensure that all wheel bolts are correctly torqued up and tyres are inflated to the correct pressure
Mix colour to match original finish using the mixing scheme and smart scales
Accurate mixing of all wet material to minimise wastage
Waste wet materials to be safety stored before removal by contractor
Spray painting of all primers, final colour and lacquers must take place inside the enclosed dedicated paint bays utilising the paint extraction system
The painter must wear suitable protective clothing and gloves
Safe breathing air fed respirator and masks must be used when spray painting
Final Detailing & Quality Check
Carry out final detailing and polishing of finished work
Ensure that all electrical cables are in good working order
All work must be quality checked to ensure the vehicle is suitable for retailing or for handover back to the customer
Maintain a clean and organised work area
Carry out basic daily / weekly checks on all fixed and mobile equipment used to complete your work Including basic maintenance of paint booths, mixing room, compressor and dust extraction system
Follow all the health and safety guidelines provided by the company, manufacturer and suppliers
Job Cards and Estimating
Job cards must be written up on completion of work to reflect work completed against the repair estimate and work authorised
You may also be required to assist your line manager with the preparation of estimates if requested
Attend whenever required specialist training on and off site by paint manufacturer or supplier.
We will offer a basic salary of £30600 and OTE of £34000.