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9 months ago
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience.
Location: Kettering
Job type: Permanent
Contact: Gemma Birch
Category: Dealership

This exciting opportunity exists within our Parkway Volkswagen Retailer in Kettering


**Please note: all candidates must follow the on-line application process**


With over 250 franchised retailers across the UK offering outstanding working environments, the brand continues to grow year on year.



Negotiable depending on experience

Competitive OTE


Hours of work

Monday – Friday 8.30am – 5.00pm

Saturday ( in 4) 8.00am – 4.00pm


Non main dealer experience considered


As a Vehicle Technician, your Key Objectives will be:


Objective: Accurately and skilfully undertake the repair and servicing of motor vehicles


Analyse work orders to identify what work has been agreed; seek clarification from the Service Advisor if a work order is not clear or seems incorrect

Evaluate the condition of the vehicle

Document completed work orders, ensuring hours and materials used are accurately and appropriately recorded and all warranty material is kept and returned to the Warranty Clerk

Perform repair work as directed, within timescales and in accordance with established and documented procedures, as well as conducting routine service work on all makes of vehicle


Objective: Work with other departments in the retailer to facilitate the servicing and repair of vehicles


Determine which parts and tools will be required for a given repair or service and ensure their availability

Inform the Service Advisor and the Parts department if a part needs to be ordered

Ensure the security of all inventories and analyse the quality of parts


Objective: Detect and diagnose any additional faults for further repair


Test vehicles and provide diagnostic reports to the Workshop Controller and service reception

If further work is required alert the Workshop Controller and follow the necessary steps for making sure the customer is contacted

Observe, recognise and report on vehicle and component serviceability


Objective: Ensure all work is completed safely and complies with retailer, manufacturer and industry guidelines


Ensure vehicles comply with industry safety standards when returned to customer and any faults have been reported and noted on the job card

Ensure all health and safety, environmental and recycling policies, plus all internal policies and procedures are adhered to, focusing on customer needs and building upon the professional reputation of the retail facility

Check the condition and ensure the correct maintenance of tools, equipment and other materials in accordance with company policy

Ensure all policies and practices are followed adhering to the retail and wholesale standards to build upon the professional reputation of the retailer


Objective: Fulfil all tasks to the customer's complete satisfaction


Interact directly with customers when requested, to explain vehicle problems and the corrective action taken

Safeguard and protect the customer's vehicle and its contents while being repaired or serviced, ensuring adequate protection is used in every vehicle during service and repair

Receive customers courteously, in line with the Volkswagen quality programme


Objective: Help retailer achieve industry-leading standards of process efficiency


Minimise wastage of all materials, oils and fluids

Undertake all other tasks and responsibilities as requested by the Workshop Controller and the Service Manager

Supervise and train apprentice technicians as required

Drive and road-test vehicles in a safe and professional manner with due regard to speed limits, road law, other road users and pedestrians


**Strictly No Agencies**



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