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Salary: £35k - 45k per year

Location: Bedford, Bedfordshire

Job Type: Permanent

Date Listed: 11 Nov 2021

Reference: 5192

MET FITTER

Bedford, Bedfordshire

A well-established Accident Repair company are seeking a MET Technician to join their team in Bedford on a permanent basis, paying £35,000 - £55,000 per annum dependant on experience.

Our client is a leading Accident Repair company working alongside insurance companies to ensure customer vehicles receive the highest quality repairs, using approved parts, tools and equipment in order to restore vehicles to pre-accident conditions.

The successful MET Fitters will have experience in stripping panels and mechanical, electrical and trim components from a vehicle in order for the workshop and bodyshop teams to complete the relevant repairs. The experienced MET Fitters will ideally be qualified to Level 3 standards in a relevant automotive discipline with previous experience within a strip / fitter position.

As a company that prides itself on excellent service and advice, with large workshops and friendly experts trained to deliver to a variety of accident repair standards, our client continually looks to develop their workforce within industry specified training to enhance their current skills and ensure they strive for excellence. The successful MET Fitter will benefit from a generous salary in the region of £35,000 - £55,000 per annum offered based on existing experience, qualifications and future potential.

THE ROLE OF THE MET FITTER:

  • Dismantling (Stripping) of vehicle panels and mechanical, electrical and trim components
  • Re-assembling (Fitting) of vehicle panels and mechanical, electrical and trim components after damage repair
  • Diagnose any additional faults for further repair
  • Complete assigned jobs working to high repair standards

THE IDEAL MET FITTER:

  • City and Guilds or NVQ or equivalent in a relative automotive discipline is desirable
  • Candidates must hold a full UK driving licence (6 points maximum, subject to regular license checks)
  • Previous hands-on experience within a Vehicle strip / refit position
  • Desirable – Tesla trained
  • Flexible attitude towards working hours

WORKING HOURS:

Approx. 40 hours per week 

Hours: Monday to Friday: 7.30am to 5pm

Pay rate: £35 - £45K dependant on experience and qualifications