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Job Role & Details
Working Hours 40 hrs p/week, Monday - Friday (Saturday overtime opportunities available)
Location Stevenage
Salary £35,672 + bonus scheme (£40k OTE)
Benefits £2,000 joining bonus*, 25 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays), company pension after qualifying period
Closing Date 31/12/2023

Vehicle SMART Repair Technician Vacancy in Stevenage - £2,000 joining bonus *

This is a full-time permanent role, where you will be working 40 hours a week Mon-Fri, with a basic salary of £35,672, plus a bonus scheme (£40k OTE) and opportunities for Saturday overtime for those who wish to work additional hours.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Competently carry out vehicle SMART repairs to a high level of quality, within set timescales and meeting company preparation standards.
  • Take responsibility for ensuring all jobs are completed to a good standard.
  • Adhere to strict Health and safety guidelines at all times.
  • Ongoing training will be provided.

Minimum Requirements:

  • IMI/ATA recognised qualification preferrable.
  • Previous experience either within a bodyshop or SMART repair environment is essential.
  • The capability to work within a highly successful team.
  • A full UK driving licence is essential.

Join Gates and benefit from the following:

  • Joining family run business with over 102 years of history.
  • Company pension scheme.
  • Death-in-service benefit scheme.
  • New and used vehicle purchase schemes for you and your family.
  • Discounted Service and Repairs for employees and qualifying relatives.
  • Introductory commission schemes.
  • Tool Insurance cover.
  • 25 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays).

And as a rewarding start, we will offer you a £2,000 joining bonus, T&C’s apply*.

*Starting bonus of £2,000 (gross) is applicable to new starting Vehicle SMART Repair Technicians at Gates from the 1st October 2023 only. Once a job offer has been made and accepted, and they start work with us, an introductory commission of £1,000 will be paid to them upon completion of one months’ service, with a further £1,000 payment on successful completion of their probationary period. Reemployment of motor vehicle technician payments will be at the discretion of a managing director. Starting bonus payments for rejoining Motor Vehicle Technicians will be at the discretion of a Managing Director.

Ford is one of the most recognisable brands in the world today and has been in the business for over 100 years. We are building upon this experience by looking forward to the future, and those who join us can expect to learn an unrivalled amount about creating a total consumer experience around Ford’s exceptional products.

We encourage applications from all people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We want all our colleagues to bring their whole self to work – and that starts with you.

The Ford dealer network is committed to diversity and equality of opportunity for all and is opposed to any form of less favourable treatment or harassment on the grounds of gender, marital status, civil partnership status, parental status, race, ethnic origin, colour, nationality, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, religion/belief, gender reassignment and gender identity, age, and those with caring responsibilities.

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    Benefits and Rewards

    Some of the perks and benefits from working at Gates Ford.

    25 days holiday allowance
    25 days holiday allowance
    Company pension scheme
    Company pension scheme
    Staff discount on vehicle sales and servicing
    Staff discount on vehicle sales and servicing
    Introductory commission bonuses for vehicle sales and employee referrals
    Introductory commission bonuses for vehicle sales and employee referrals
    Career development
    Career development
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