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Bodyshop Wheel Refurbishment 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’ competitors by delivering outstanding customer service for its customers and manufacturer partners.

We are currently on the lookout for a Bodyshop Wheel RefurbishmentTechnician to join our established team at Snows Accident and Repair Centre.

Your day

As a Bodyshop WheelRefurbishment Technician you will be responsible for ensuring the wheel refurbishment operation at the Bodyshop is run effectively ensuring targets & business objectives are maintained as directed by the Bodyshop General Manager.

Your day will include:

  • Refurbishing customers wheels ensuring they are finished properly and in a timely manner.
  • Removing the required wheel ready for refinishing as instructed by our internal systems.
  • Removing the tyre if it is a diamond cut wheel.
  • Preparing the wheels for diamond cutting and or painting as per the detailed instruction, using appropriate tools.
  • Operating a Diamond Cut Lathe.
  • Using where appropriate the shot-blaster to key-up the alloy wheel.
  • Using where appropriate the orbital sander to remove small chips/scuffs in the alloy wheel.
  • Preparing the wheel for painting/lacquering.
  • Updating internal systems on each stage of the wheels refurbishment process.
  • Balancing every wheel prior to refitting back to the vehicle.
  • Re inflating tyres to correct PSI.
  • Ensuring the wheel nuts have been torqued to the recommended settings.
  • Maintaining a clean and tidy working area at all times.
  • Attending all training programmes as necessary and when instructed.
  • Be responsible for best practice and repair methods for the wheel refurb process.

Have you got what it takes?

  • Relevant City & Guilds, BTEC or NVQ accreditation.
  • Previous work experience in wheel fitting and refurbishment.
  • Commitment to delivering first class customer service.
  • Developed people management and leadership skills.
  • Able to plan, organise self and others and meet agreed work deadlines.
  • PC, Microsoft, web literate.
  • Full, clean driving licence.

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, 25, 30 years anniversary.
  • 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 – Friday 8.00am-17.30pm with ½ hour 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.


Ref: Sarc Wheel Tech

Location Snows Accident and Repair Centre Southampton
Salary Competitive salary and bonus
Closing Date 11/02/2022

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