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Bodyshop Technician

Bodyshop Technician
Be part of our Loughborough team!
PURPOSE OF JOB (Why does this job exist)
To attain high levels of morale and focus to ensure the highest possible levels of productive efficiency, quality of workmanship and production finish in order to sustain growth in customer confidence in the service provided by the Bodyshop.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES & TASKS:
Areas of Responsibility include:
  • Ensure the Dealer point works to the criteria laid down in the Company Health and Safety policy.
  • Ensure repairs are carried out according to manufacturer’s procedures and in a safe and responsible manner.
  • Ensure repairs are carried out in accordance with Volvo Standard Times where appropriate.
  • Use Volvo special tools where appropriate.
  • Wear personal protective equipment (PPE) when must be worn.
  • Assist in fault diagnosis.
  • Comply with warranty procedures during repairs and with warranty material on completion of a repair.
  • Assist with Action Service Europe when required.
  • Assist with good workshop and Dealer point housekeeping at all times.
  • Work with the parts team to ensure the correct replacement parts are fitted to the vehicles.
  • Road test vehicle when required (if holder of HGV license).
  • Ensure that the company time recording procedures are complied with.
  • Ensure that job cards are completed accurately.
  • Ensure that all vehicle defects are reported to your workshop Supervisor.
  • Report to your workshop Supervisor when work is completed.
  • Attend any technical or development training that is made available.

General Duties.
  • Work with the team to ensure a strong top team ethos.
  • Support the development of character, skills, attitude and superior individual and team performance.
  • Ensure that you conduct yourself in a business like and professional manner.
  • Ensure that the workshop facilities, equipment and tools are kept clean, tidy and maintained, reflecting the Volvo Truck and Bus (South) image of an efficient and modern retail Dealer point.
  • Support the development of any young trainees and apprentices.

QUALIFICATIONS
Essential –
  • City and Guilds, NVQ 3 or equivalent

PREVIOUS WORK EXPERIENCE
Essential -
  • Min 4 Years experience within the commercial vehicle industry.

SKILLS / APTITUDES
Essential -
  • To be able to effectively communicate at all levels both written and verbally.
  • To be able to develop or work in developing new or enhancing existing processes
  • To be able to adapt and take on new skills and approaches.

VALUES / ATTITUDES
Essential -
  • To be at all times a team player.
  • To be at all times have a flexible approach to work commitments.
  • To be at all times open and honest.
  • To be at all times supportive of colleagues both in company and Distributor Organisation.
What’s in it for you:
As part of the Volvo Trucks team, you’ll be working for one of the world’s leading vehicle manufacturers. But not only that, you’ll be working for a company that truly values the people who work for it.
You’ll receive:
  • Competitive salary, OT and Bonus
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Contributory Pension scheme
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Health Care Plan
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discount on Volvo and Renault cars for friends and family

When you join Volvo, you’ll be assigned a training path, enabling you to work through a number of courses both online and in person to develop your skills and support you in your new role.
With Volvo Trucks you will be part of a global and diverse team. We work with passion, we trust each other and we embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

Internal applicants only: Please ensure you have informed your Line Manager prior to applying for this position
Volvo Group UK Ltd is an equal opportunity employer

The Volvo Group drives prosperity through transport solutions, offering trucks, buses, construction equipment, power solutions for marine and industrial applications, financing and services that increase our customers’ uptime and productivity. Founded in 1927, the Volvo Group is committed to shaping the future landscape of sustainable transport and infrastructure solutions. Countless career opportunities are offered across the group’s leading brands and entities that share a culture of Trust, Passion, High Performance, Change and Customer Success. 
www.volvogroup.com/career. 

The Volvo Trucks brand has been built up over decades and enjoys a solid position worldwide. It is one of the world’s best known and respected brands within the commercial vehicle industry. It is associated with the core values quality, safety and environmental care. With Volvo Trucks you will be part of a global and diverse team. We work with passion, we trust each other and we embrace change to stay ahead. Together we move the world we want to live in and help our customers keep their promises.

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