Vehicle Technician - Brighton Audi

Caffyns Plc - Brighton Audi

Vehicle Technician - Brighton Audi

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Caffyns Plc - Brighton Audi, Kemp Town, The City of Brighton and Hove

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 1 week ago, 15 May | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 93a642423e6d4d1185eb5862d5691312

Full Job Description

To carry out MOT's in line with VOSA regulations and attend training as required., To carry out MOT tests within the guidelines set by DVSA.

To carry out any work efficiently, ensuring correctness and in accordance with safety procedures.

To achieve an average recorded efficiency as required.

To ensure that due care is taken at all times when working on customer's vehicles.

To ensure that when driving any vehicle (company or customer), it is done so in a safe and courteous manner, within the law and company procedures.

To be conversant with the DVSA technical literature and equipment.

To maintain and develop skill levels in all aspects of vehicle repair and maintenance.

To create a safe environment by keeping the work area clean and tidy at all times.

To ensure that vehicles comply with safety regulations and any defects must be clearly noted on the Job Card.

To be prepared to work 'overtime' where reasonably requested by the management.

To discuss repairs with customers when required in a courteous and helpful manner.

To notify immediately, the Service Manager of any damage or fault to any technical equipment in the workshop, tooling or customers property.

To make full use of any tools or equipment to improve workshop efficiency and customer service levels.

To make sure any tools and equipment are used correctly and any special tools are returned as soon as possible after use.

To accurately 'clock on' and 'clock off' Time Cards throughout the day and make sure all the job numbers are entered on the card before 'clocking off'.

To ensure that Job Cards are written up when the job is complete, including clear and concise reasoning as to why a component(s) has been changed.

To ensure the use of car protection, i.e. wing covers/seat covers/floor mats and to keep the area around the work bay and ramp area clean at all times.

To ensure that any vehicles parked outside are securely locked and alarmed (where possible) making sure that keys are not left in the vehicle, but locked in the secure key cupboard.

To ensure that vehicles are parked in an orderly way and facing towards the road for ease of departure.

To maintain product knowledge, to read any service bulletins and to attend manufacturers product training courses where required, MOT refresher courses and any other training as required.

3) COMMUNICATION:

To maintain good communications with all branch departments, staff and customers as requested.

4) OTHER DUTIES:

This list of duties is not exhaustive and other tasks and responsibilities will be required of the post holder including any other duties commensurate with the post as requested by the Workshop Manager, Service Manager or Branch Manager.

5) CONFIDENTIALITY:

All information relating to customers and the business is to be treated confidentially in line with Company policy and procedures.

6) HEALTH AND SAFETY:

Caffyns has an obligation under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 to provide safe and healthy working conditions. All employees are required to co-operate with management in discharging this responsibility and must take responsible care for the health and safety of themselves and others.

All employees must read and adhere to the relevant sections of the Caffyns Health and Safety procedure.

7) TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Other terms and conditions are as reflected in the contract of employment and company policies and procedures, as amended from time to time and as governed by statute.

(A job description is a written statement of essential characteristics of the job, with its principal accountabilities, incorporating a note of the skills, knowledge and experience required for a satisfactory level of performance. This is not intended to be a complete, detailed account of all aspects of the duties involved).

Essential

A qualified MOT tester

Desirable

HND or HNC in Motor Vehicles or equivalent

Skills Required

Essential

Able to carry out MOT's and minor repairs within a set timeframe

Driving Licence

Good communication skills

Basic computer skills

The ability to work efficiently with the public

Able to convey information clearly & succinctly whether verbally or in writing

Able to solve problems

Able to establish effective working relationships with varied personnel

Able to work independently demonstrating initiative and pro-activity

Desirable

Word processing/spread sheet skills

Personal Attributes

Essential

Have a smart appearance

Able to maintain confidentiality

Ability to sometimes deal with difficult, impatient or distressed people

Efficient and well organised

Interested in the work of the organisation.

Job Type: Full-time

  • Company pension

  • Employee discount

  • Private medical insurance

  • Referral programme

  • Sick pay


  • Schedule:
  • Monday to Friday