Trainee Vehicle MET Technician

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 MET Technician? Do you have a passion for cars?

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

Here’s the role:

Whilst working in our specialised vehicle MET area, you will play a key role achieving 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:  

  • Remove & refit mechanical and electrical trims / panels / components on vehicles 
  • Wheel Alignment and Tyres 
  • Follow manufacturer repair methods to return vehicles to pre-accident condition 
  • Fault finding / Diagnostics 
  • Mechanical Skills and MET Skills 
  • Perform road testing (if applicable) 
  • Awareness & adherence to all necessary standards and H&S procedures   

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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