Technician in Blackburn, United Kingdom

Lookers Motor Group Limited

Lookers, Volkswagen Blackburn

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: £26,000- £30,000; Plus OTE up to £6,000 (Uncapped)

Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30am- 5:00pm, Saturdays on rota basis

Lookers VW Blackburn is recruiting for a Vehicle Technician to join their fantastic workshop. While working alongside our other experienced technicians, you will play a vital role, carrying out vehicle health checks using the latest technology, conducting vehicle services, and carrying out any additional repairs.

Here at Lookers VW Blackburn, you will be reporting to our aftersales manager, where you will be given on-going support to ensure that you have the tools needed to be able to perform to the very best! We can also offer you excellent career progression and training opportunities, including manufacturer accredited schemes, as well as Hybrid & Electric training to accelerate your career further!

Our technicians play a vital role within our Service team by delivering first class customer service every time. We want you to be part of our success. If you’re a qualified Vehicle Technician or an experienced Mechanic, whether you work in a dealer group or independent garage we want to hear from you!

• Carrying out vehicle health checks using the latest technology

• Conducting vehicle service in accordance with manufacturers guidelines and customer requests

• Carrying out any additional repairs once authorised by the customer

• Warranty repairs are per the manufacturer’s guidelines and relevant write up is complete

• Taking the customers vehicle out on a road test to ensure all faults are rectified

• Complete all relevant paperwork to a high standard

The ideal candidate will have prior experience working within a workshop. You’ll be self-motivated, ambitious, and eager to learn, while being able to work to the highest standards. You will require a full UK driving licence and completion of NVQ Level 3 or equivalent qualification. MOT Licence would be a bonus!

Having previous experience of working with the brand would be advantageous in this role, although not essential as full brand accreditation training can be provided.

If your skills and experience match what we are looking for, please apply today and a member of the Talent Acquisition Team will be in touch. Or, if you require further information about this vacancy, please email [email protected]

About us

We are one of the top three automotive retailers in the UK, proudly representing 32 manufacturer brands, selling a huge range of new and used vehicles from over 150 dealerships across the UK and Ireland.

We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset. We value the commitment they make to the business which is why we are continually working to provide a market leading rewards and benefits package.

  • Competitive salaries with clear pay scales in place as you develop.

  • Generous annual leave allowance that increases with length of service

  • Eligibility to join one of our colleague car plans and cycle to work scheme

  • Enhanced maternity leave, adoption leave (6 months full pay) and paternity leave (2 weeks full pay)

  • Critical illness cover after 2 years plus life assurance and free will writing service

  • Techscheme where you can get the latest tech for less and spread the cost, eye care scheme and discounted shopping vouchers

  • Employee assistance programme and free access to Smart Health giving employees and their immediate families access to 24/7 GP services to support well being

Lookers and Charles Hurst are an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to a working environment that is free from discrimination, is inclusive, and empowers our people to bring their whole self to work and reach their full potential.

If your application is successful, we will conduct relevant employment checks prior to you commencing employment with us. These will include verifying your recent employment, address, credit history and a standard criminal record check. For roles that require you to drive a driver’s licence check will also be carried out.

ID: 2023-1773

External Company Name: Lookers Motor Group Limited

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Address Line 1: Unit 1, Trident Park

Work from home: No

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