Trainee Bodyshop Technician

  • Job Reference: 00002327-1
  • Date Posted: 7 June 2024
  • Recruiter: Brownhills Motorhomes Ltd/MAP
  • Location: Newark, Nottinghamshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Construction & Building Services, Transport & Logistics, Automotive
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Brownhills Motorhomes are currently seeking a Trainee Bodyshop Technician; this is an exciting opportunity to join our busy team.

We are the UK's largest Motorhome dealer and one stop destination for all Motorhome requirements. We sell new and used motorhomes, parts and accessories, undertake motorhome services/repairs and have an onsite cafe and leisure facilities. We employ around 200 staff at our 12.5 acre site. 

Job Description

Working alongside one of our technicians in our Bodyshop Team you will be trained and ultimately responsible for body repair work on motorhomes; including water ingress damage repairs and bodywork accident damage.

You will be involved with Insulating and ply lining vehicles with wood and metalwork tasks to complete essential repairs.

Key Tasks

  • Carrying out insurance, warranty and Retail Bodyshop repairs to Motorhomes
  • To remove & replace internal & external skirts, vents, trims, seal’s and fixings
  • Removing & replacing internal furniture structures
  • To remove & replace internal timber plywood walls, ceilings and shower walls
  • To manufacture bespoke furniture parts if required
  • Re-sealing internal & external rails, body panels and body joints
  • Working with GRP and plastic panels
  • Writing full reports on work carried out
  • Using a camera to download pictures of work carried out to support warranty claims

Skills Required

The successful candidate will be confident with a cheerful nature, punctual and have the ability to meet strict deadlines and work under your own initiative.

  • Hold a valid Full UK car driving license
  • Excellent DIY and problem-solving skills
  • Experience in Joinery
  • You will need to have good time management skills and follow specific instruction
  • Have basic computer skills
  • Experience with fabrication metal work but - not essential
  • Must be able to work well within a team

Hours of Work

Working a 4 days on 4 days off shift pattern; 0600 – 1800

Salary

Starting £24,800 during training (1 – 2 years), rising to £30k+ following training

Additional benefits to you

Life Insurance

Private Medical Insurance

Pension

Free use of on-site swimming pool, sauna, hot tub

Staff discount in our on-site Café and Accessory Shop

To apply please email: m.donoghue@brownhills.co.uk