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Trainee Body Shop Technician

Body Shop

Salary: Competitive

Location: Mells, Somerset

Type: Permanent

Closing Date:

Would you like to be a part of Arkonik – The world’s leading custom Land Rover Defender restoration specialists? Arkonik has been established for over 10 years with production facilities in the UK and sales internationally, predominantly within the USA.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and passionate Trainee Body Shop Technician to join Arkonik HQ. This is a role where you will be involved in all aspects of restoring Land Rover panels, filling, priming, sanding and painting (if skilled, however training can be provided), which offers you the opportunity to grow and progress within the company. On offer is a permanent role that pays a competitive pay rate, pension & 28 days holiday.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Repairing and restoring work done to panels for high-value vehicles
  • Flattening primer and priming panels ready for painting
  • General sanding and filler work
  • Complying with Health and Safety regulations and ensure cleanliness and tidiness at all times
  • Eager to progress within the role and take on more responsibility
  • Other ad-hoc jobs as requested
  • Complete tasks by deadlines set

Work Experience Requirements:

  • Previous automotive experience and knowledge of Land Rovers useful but not essential
  • Takes pride in their work, constantly seeking perfection and with a high attention to detail required
  • Can work as part of a team or on own initiative without supervision
  • Reliable, punctual and highly motivated
  • Own transport essential due to rural location

Education Requirements:

  • GCSE Grade C+ in English and Maths


Closing date for applications is 26 July 2019

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