Vacancy

Trainee Vehicle Prepper

Location: Long Bennington, Newark

    Salary - £9.50 + 17% shift premium + team related bonus scheme based on efficiency and targets

Smart Fleet Solutions Limited is a UK leading vehicle reconditioning and storage specialist with Technical Centres located throughout the UK. We were recently acquired by Cazoo; the UK's largest online-only used car dealer and now have huge growth plans in place to meet our customer demand and expand our business further.

The role will cover Monday-Sunday 06.30-18.30 on a 554 shift pattern (5 on 5 off, 4 on 5 off, 5 on 4 off) at our Long Bennington site

Are you looking to build a career in the Automotive Industry as a Vehicle Prepper? Do you have a passion for cars?

If the answer to the above is YES then we want to hear from YOU!

We’re running assessment centres for the position on Wednesday 26th May and Tuesday 8th June. This will give you a chance to show us why you are looking for a career in the industry, and also an opportunity to see our site.

Here’s the role:

Whilst working in our specialised vehicle preparation area, you will play a key role preparing vehicles to achieve a ‘right first time’ finish, meeting daily targets set within our refurbishment depart.  With additional support from the team and our in-house technical trainer, the Vehicle Prepper role will involve:  

  • Sanding down panels  
  • Masking panels ready for paint  
  • Using filler to repair damaged body panels  
  • Priming panels ready for paint
  • Ensure there are no defects on work produced  
  • Adhere to all requirements for hazardous or non-hazardous waste disposal 
  • Maintain a clean and organised work environment

Here’s what we require:

  • You must have an in date, valid Driving Licence, and will need to declare any points if applicable as your application is processed by our team.
  • Driven (excuse the pun)
  • Passionate about cars and vehicles
  • Able to use tablets and hand-held software
  • Flexible towards working hours and overtime
  • Keen eye for detail and quality
  • Willingness to embrace product and customer training when required
  • Excellent communication skills with a mature and professional approach
  • Ready for hard work and a rewarding career
  • Motivated to learn new things daily

Here’s why you’ll love it at Smart Fleet Solutions

  • Competitive salary.
  • Ongoing career development, training and coaching – because if you don’t grow, we don’t grow.
  • Full discount platform
  • Access to EAP and online wellbeing.
  • £500 Employee Referral Bonus!
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Birthday paid day off
  • Volunteering paid day off
  • FREE Calm app subscription (usually £74.99)
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Cazoo discount scheme

Dedicated to diversity: At Smart Fleet Solutions we believe different ideas, perspective and backgrounds are key to developing a creative working environment that delivers real results. It’s why you’ll find us championing diversity and equality at every turn.

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