Simpsons Skoda Standard Benefits Package Includes:

* 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 services * End of Year Awards Event * Discounted Home EV Charger Installation

Cosmetic Repair Technician

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

Vehicle Protection

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

Paint Mixing

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

House Keeping

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.

Ref: AN2021/36BB

Working Hours Monday to Thursday 08.30am – 17:00, Friday 08:30 – 16:00
Location Bamber Bridge
Salary £30600 Basic - £34200 OTE
Closing Date 30/11/2023

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