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Smart Repair Technician – Reading

Smart Repair Technician In Reading

The Opportunity

This is a great opportunity to join the Restore Automotive team of Mobile (SMART) Vehicle Body Repair Technicians. We are now seeking technicians in the Berkshire OR local areas to join us in providing an unbeatable service to our customers for all their minor vehicle body repair needs

Company information

Restore Automotive is an expanding mobile business that repairs light vehicle damage at the customer's home address or place of work, we are expanding now and offer great opportunities for personal growth within our company.

Salary:  £30,000 - £35,000 pa depending on experience + Competitive Bonus Scheme

Hours:   48hrs per Week Monday-Friday & Two Saturdays a Month.

Benefits


Fully Equipped Company Van.
Competitive Bonus Scheme.
We Want You To Grow! On Going Training And Career Progression Within The Industry.
You Are Not Just Another Technician - You Will Join & Be A Valuable Member Of The Restore Automotive Team!

Responsibilities

As a Restore Automotive Technician you will be meeting and greeting customers and providing an exceptional repair service and customer experience.

You will undertake SMART body repair work from start to finish on all makes and models of damaged vehicles whilst meeting our high standards in customer satisfaction and vehicle refinishing.

Although you will have full support at all times, you will spend most of the time on the road as an individual, so will need to be self motivated and driven with great organisation skills.

Responsibilities

As a Restore Automotive Technician you will be meeting and greeting customers and providing an exceptional repair service and customer experience.

You will undertake SMART body repair work from start to finish on all makes and models of damaged vehicles whilst meeting our high standards in customer satisfaction and vehicle refinishing.

Although you will have full support at all times, you will spend most of the time on the road as an individual, so will need to be self motivated and driven with great organisation skills.

Requirements

The ideal candidate will be an an experienced paint technician with excellent technical ability and having SMART repair experience is essential.

Excellent Customer Service skills are essential and the successful candidate will be personable and comfortable with communicating with customers face-to-face.

Formal industry qualifications such as ATA/NVQ/City & Guilds are very desirable, but not an essential for this role.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £30,000.00 to £35,000.00 /year

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