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Service Technician, Reading

Added: 12 February 2021

Salary: £Competitive salary depending on experience

Driver Licence Required: Yes

Are you a successful Service Technician or Vehicle Mechanic looking to take the next steps in your career?

Hartwell are a leading multi-franchise retail motor group in the UK and have been trading successfully for 100 years. Operating 12 franchised dealerships across 10 locations, the company currently represents brands including Ford and Fiat.

Due to continuing growth and the opening of a new dealership in Reading at the end of March 2021, we are now seeking Car and CV Service Technicians to join the team.

Service Technicians will report to the Service Manager and will be responsible for meeting both franchise and company standards in a service environment.

Key Responsibilities of Service Technician:

  • To undertake maintenance, service and repair activities on motor vehicles of all types to the highest standard within scheduled times to meet company and franchise standards.
  • Repair, test vehicles and diagnose their faults as and when required by Service Manager and supervisory staff.
  • Replace components, parts, lubricants and consumables and record usage.
  • Keep work areas clean and tidy, organised and safe from hazards to health and safety.
  • Carry out work completely and effectively within manufacturers’ servicing and repair times.
  • Advise and report on vehicle faults and servicing requirements while working on vehicles, including future servicing/repair requirements.

The Ideal Service Technician:

  • Qualified to NVQ level 3 (or equivalent).
  • MOT Tester.
  • Have at least 2 years experience after qualifying period, of working in a Franchise Dealership (or similar) preferably with Ford.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Take responsibility for the quality and quantity of their work.
  • Previous Ford training will be highly beneficial.
  • Commercial vehicle experience would be an advantage.

If you are an organised, driven and experienced Service Technician looking for your next challenge and you are looking to join a growing company that can offer excellent rewards including a workplace pension scheme, staff discounts and 22 days annual holiday and you are currently entitled to work in the UK, then we want to hear from you.

Location:  Reading

Salary: Dependant on experience

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