PDI Technician Johnsons Cars are one of the UK’s leading independent Franchise Dealership Networks, with 52 multi-award winning Dealerships across the UK. Established in 1999 we have grown rapidly to represent a variety of global car manufacturers with 16 marques in total ranging from Volkswagen to Volvo, Honda, Toyota Lexus and Mazda to Fiat, Fiat Professional, Jeep, Hyundai, Seat, Alfa Romeo, Abarth, Skoda and Ford. At Johnsons Cars, we maintain the highest standards of professionalism and integrity at all times and recruit to deliver excellence in customer service with our expertise and enthusiasm. We have a fantastic opportunity available across our network and are looking for motivated, enthusiastic and committed individuals to join our team. Due to recent growth, we require an additional PDI Technician for our very busy Group Fleet Preparation Centre based in Tamworth. Roles and responsibilities; We require a PDI Technician to complement our existing team in an extremely busy workshop environment. Amongst other tasks you will be required to undertake pre-delivery inspection across a broad range of manufactures, identify and resolve faults, fit accessories and complete recalls. Experience as either a part or fully qualified technician in a similar environment or a new vehicle workshop required. The ability to be self-motivated to achieve results as part of a team is absolutely essential. Location – Johnsons Fleet Services Preparation Centre, Tamworth Salary – Based on experience Ref: JC922 Working Hours Location Johnsons Fleet Tamworth Salary COMPETITIVE Benefits Closing Date 14/12/2021
PDI technicians do the inspection of vehicles for assessing the obvious damage and finding out the missing components. They examine the vehicles to see if there are any loose or misaligned doors or hardware. Their job includes recording the problems and providing the acceptance or acknowledgement slip for the delivered vehicles.
Some employers may not require a degree to apply for pdi technician jobs but some may ask for an apprenticeship or main dealer background. You need to have the technical expertise and experience to do the repair and servicing of vehicles. There are courses that you can take up in automotive engineering or repair to become a PDI technician.
The average per annum salary of PDI technicians differs based on the factors like an employer, job responsibilities, working hours and experience. Overall, these technicians get paid well and are entitled to benefits like monthly bonuses, holiday allowance, manufacturer incentives and discounts on products and services.
There are promising prospects for PDI technician careers at the moment, the employment opportunities are expected to get even better in the coming years. If you are thinking about seeking an apprenticeship programme to work in the pre-delivery inspection department as a technician, you can build a bright future in this field.
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The PDI technicians are required to do the service and repair of vehicles accurately and skillfully. They have to diagnose the faults in addition to the obvious ones to ensure all the repairs are made timely and efficiently. They have to meticulously inspect the vehicles delivered by the transporter and check for any technical and other issues. They ought to be very careful with the diagnostic equipment and must ensure that it is used safely and correctly while doing the servicing and repair tasks. Adhering to the employer’s standards of process efficiency is also in the pdi technician job description.
The responsibilities of PDI technicians include filling the vehicle with gas, oil and other fluids at the dealership to inspect the functionality. They have to install the accessories to look for any damages that might have been incurred during delivery. They can be asked to make the customers comprehend the features of a newly purchased vehicle. They need to make sure that all the repair and service tasks are done considering customer satisfaction and delight. They have to keep the keys of the vehicles safely stored in the designated cupboard and keep it locked. The technicians have access to the compound, they need to secure it.
Attention to detail is essential for this position, without being meticulous, you will not be able to inspect and identify the parts of the vehicle that need to be repaired. Customer service skills are also needed for the role, a PDI technician has to interact with the customers and take care of their needs and contentment. Time management skills will help you perform the different tasks efficiently. It is important to be good at verbal and written communication for this role. InAutomotive has promising job opportunities by the top employers in the UK! Explore the recently advertised posts to find your dream job!
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