Backshift Panel Beater

Location: Livingston

    Salary - £DOE + team related bonus scheme based on efficiency and targets

Salary Banding:  £DOE + team related bonus scheme based on efficiency and targets   

Location:   Livingston

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent   

Hours: 48 Hours per week, Monday-Thursday 13.00-01.30

About the role:  

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Panel Beater to join our refurbishment team. Working in the bodyshop, the role requires the following:  

  • Removing damaged panels 
  • Inspecting vehicles to establish the extent of the damage and deciding on a repair or replacement
  • Predominantly dealing with minor accident repairs
  • Strip/ refit trim and panel interior  
  • Refitting new/ repaired panels  
  • Repairing damaged bodywork using traditional and modern techniques  
  • Repairing small dents, holes, corroded areas using a compound filler  

During repair process, tasks may include: 

  • Using jig alignments equipment/ strong puller to pull out any damage to semi-structural vehicle parts i.e. bonnet or wheel arches  
  • Using line puller to pull out damage to non-structural (cosmetic) panels/ using easy puller to repair minor dents/ refine work performed by strong and line pullers on other panels   

About you:  

Choosing the right person is important to us as we continue to grow our family of now over 500 employees. To ensure we choose the right candidate for the role, we are looking for someone:    

  • With a minimum of 2 years Bodyshop Panel experience  
  • A good and thorough understanding of vehicle refurbishment repair process  
  • Who can work well within a team and on their own initiative 
  • Able to use specialist equipment 
  • With a keen eye for detail, quality and who takes pride in their work  
  • With a flexible attitude to working hours and overtime  
  • With an ATA /NVQ certification, however this is not essential  

About us: 

Smart Fleet Solutions are market leaders in Vehicle refurbishment working with some of the largest fleets and vehicle manufacturers in the world. Our highly trained teams are experts in all aspects of the technical services process, including collection and vehicle appraisal, refurbishment, storage, loose-item management and vehicle imagery. With 5 sites across the UK and our constant investment in new technology, not only do we stay at the forefront of the refurbishment industry, we are continually growing.  

Join our growing Family at one of our refurbishment centres and benefit from the following:

  • Company Pension Scheme
  • 30 days annual leave (inclusive of Bank Holidays)
  • Benefits and reward scheme – discounts from 100s of top retailers (reloadable discount card, instant vouchers, cash back)
  • Progression opportunities
  • Achievable team related bonus
  • Progressive salary

Application process

  • Find the role you are looking for and complete the application form
  • Once completed this will be sent to our in-house recruitment team for review
  • The team will be in touch to follow up your application


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