Vehicle Technician

Volkswagen Group

Vehicle Technician

Salary Not Specified

Volkswagen Group, Birmingham

  • Full time
  • U
  • Onsite working

Posted 2 weeks ago, 15 May | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: ed47c130fbc94b3dab2a9cadcf8f7756

Full Job Description

As a Vehicle Technician reporting into the Aftersales Manager your main responsibilities will be the ongoing service, repair and pre-delivery inspection checks of vehicles. If you have an MOT licence you may be required to carry out MOTs.

Working closely with the Workshop Controller you will work through your allocated jobs and feedback to the front of house Service Advisor team with any additional works or escalation the customer needs to be made aware of.

As part of our service to all our customers we offer a 'see it now' service where we record on camera any work that needs to be completed on customers vehicles as well as vehicle health checks.

The roles requires the you to work 40 hours a week, from Monday to Friday and Saturdays would be paid as overtime.

More about the role:

  • Carry out routine service works as per manufacturer guidelines

  • Provide additional work detail to customers and/or Service Advisors

  • Provide regular work status updates

  • Complete pre-delivery inspections on new and used vehicles

  • Ensure all work is carried out observing safe working practices of self and others

  • Check level and quality of work through use of diagnostic equipment and road testing vehicles after work has been carried out

  • Complete relevant service documentation (Job sheets, PDI's, service reports) in line with HSO, warranty and Dealership requirements

  • Accurately complete job cards and DISS reports, including any written descriptions of faults found or repairs completed

    L3 qualification in vehicle service and repair

  • Minimum of 3 years experience as a Vehicle Technician (franchised dealership preferred)

  • Team player

  • Excellent communicator both written and verbal

  • 'Can do' attitude

  • Must hold a valid driving licence

    Founded in 2003 by Michael Smyth and his three sons, David, Peter and John, Swansway has grown from five motor dealerships in Cheshire and the West Midlands to the 20 dealerships we have today. From Birmingham in the South to Carlisle in the North we partner with eleven brands including; Audi, Volkswagen, Land Rover, Honda and many more.

  • We're expanding our own-brand, Motor Match our used sites, and we don't stop at dealerships; we operate four Volkswagen Group Trade Part Centres, an Accident Repair Centre, a Group Fleet Sales Centre and an eBay shop re-cycling obsolete parts. All this is supported by our Head Office in Crewe.

    But, it's not what we do that makes us the company we are, it's how we do it; it's our family heritage that sets us apart, with the Smyth family playing a hands-on role in the day-to-day running of the business; we genuinely care about our customers and our Swansway family and that makes us a great place to work. We live by our caring, honest and proud values which is why our long service boards are brimming with names who've been with us five, ten and fifteen years!

  • Your Birthday off

  • Company Pension Scheme

  • Death in Service Benefit

  • Long service recognition

  • Annual flu jab

  • Discounts on products and services that extend to your family and friends

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Employee recruitment referral payments

  • Employee assistance programme and counselling service

  • Occupational health services

  • Flexible working patterns

  • Car Benefit Scheme for employee or family