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Bodyshop MET Technician

The Driving Spirit

Snows are an AM Top 50 automotive retailer covering 18 Brands at 52 franchises. Based in the south and south-west of England the business differentiates itself from its customers by delivering outstanding customer service for its customers and manufacturer partners. We are currently on the lookout for a Bodyshop MET Technician to join our Team at Snows Accident and Repair Centre in Southampton.

Your day

The Bodyshop MET Technician is part of the Strip and Fit Mechanical function and is responsible for the stripping out and re-fitting of all parts required to carry out repairs to damaged vehicles.

Your day will include:

• Stripping cars as per the job card instructions/workshop instructions.
• Liaising with other team members to ensure the work flow is continuous.
• Checking new part list whilst stripping.
• Researching stripping methods when not sure of correct procedure.
• Liaising with Workshop Controller/Estimator regarding extra parts needed.
• Completing quality checks worksheet whilst carrying out the job.
• Carrying out air con re gas/geometry/light alignment.
• Checking the locks/lights/electrics as per the quality check sheet.
• Reporting warning lights to Workshop Controller.
• Cleaning up work/storage area and ensuring the paint and equipment is working correctly and reporting any faults immediately to management.
• Supervising members of the team as they carry out their roles.
• Liaising with other departments as necessary.

Have you got what it takes?

• Previous work experience as a MET Technician/Strip Fitter within a busy body shop.
• Technical qualifications as a MET Technician/Strip Fitter (i.e. NVQ/VCQ/SVQ/ATA).
• Full Driving Licence.
• Able to plan, organise self and meet agreed work deadlines.
• Abe to communicate effectively with team, manage external relationships and customer relationships.

What is in it for you?

• Highly competitive salary and bonus scheme.
• Full training and support to help you immerse yourself in the role and Snows values.
• 30 days holiday, inc. Bank holidays plus additional holiday entitlement as recognition of length of service with Snows at 5,10,15, 20 years anniversary. (Pro rata for part time employees).
• Discounted MOTs, Service & Parts.
• Recommend a Friend Bonus/ Introducing a Customer Bonus.
• Life Assurance Benefit.
• Snows Contributory Pension Scheme.
• Health Shield.
• BEN – Employee Assistance Programme.
• Excellent development opportunities to learn & grow with Snows.
• Role dependant – tool box insurance /company car scheme/ Uncapped earnings potential through commission or bonus structures.

Hours of Work

Monday to Friday 8am – 5.30pm half an hour for lunch.

Please be aware this advert will remain open until the vacancy has been filled. Interviews will take place throughout this period; therefore, we encourage you to apply early to avoid disappointment.

Due to the volume of applications, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. If you do not hear from us within 2 weeks of applying then please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

** Important Consent Note ** By clicking the “Submit Application” button, you are expressly giving your consent to us sharing your CV within Snows. This is for the purpose that other roles within the Group may be suitable for you. As a result, you are giving your consent to receive email contact from Snows for the purpose of discussing available roles with you. Snows will not use your details for any other purpose or share your details with any third parties outside of the Group. If you do not give your explicit consent for the reasons stated above please do not click the “Submit Application” button.

Thank you for applying to Snows.


Location Snows Accident Repair Centre Southampton
Salary Competitive Salary and bonus
Closing Date 31/05/2022

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