• Job Reference: 1166571300-2
  • Date Posted: 16 November 2023
  • Employer: Lookers
  • Location: Liverpool
  • Salary: £42,000
  • Sector: Administration and Support, Air Transport, Airport Operations, Business Development & Account Management, Couriers, Delivery & Postal, Coxswains, Ships Masters & Deck Officers, Crane, Hoist & Lift Operators, Customer Service, Defence & Emergency Services, Executive & Management, Finance, Analysis & Reporting, Fleet Management, Forklift & Plant Drivers, Freight, Furniture & Cargo Services, Government & Public Sector, Human Resources, IT, Systems & Digital, Maintenance & Asset Management, Quality Assurance & Control, Road Transport, Training, Education & Instruction, Tram & Light Rail Services, Truck and Heavy Vehicle Drivers
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

GBP £42,000.00/Yr.


Lookers Chester Vauxhall / Kia

Contract Type: Permanent, Full-Time

Salary: £47,000 OTE (£30,000 - £41,000 plus £6,000 bonus, uncapped)

Hours: (42) Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm, and every other Saturday 8:30am - 12:30pm

Lookers Chester Vauxhall / Kia are recruiting for a Vehicle Technician to join their fantastic workshop. While working alongside other experienced technicians, you will play a vital role, carrying out vehicle health checks using the latest technology, conducting vehicle services, and carrying out any additional repairs.

Here at Chester, you will report to the accomplished aftersales manager, who will give on-going support to ensure you have the tools needed to succeed in your role. We can also offer you excellent career progression and training opportunities, including manufacturer accredited schemes and Hybrid & Electric training, to accelerate your career further!

Our technicians play a vital role within our Service team by delivering first class customer service every time. We want you to be part of our success. If you're a qualified Vehicle Technician or an experienced Mechanic, whether you work in a dealer group or independent garage, we want to hear from you!

  • Carrying out vehicle health checks using the latest technology
  • Conducting vehicle service in accordance with manufacturers guidelines and customer requests
  • Carrying out any additional repairs once authorised by the customer
  • Warranty repairs are per the manufacturer's guidelines and relevant write up is complete
  • Taking the customers vehicle out on a road test to ensure all faults are rectified
  • Complete all relevant paperwork to a high standard

The ideal candidate will have minimum NVQ Level 3 in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair or equivalent, motor industry experience (brand or non-brand), and a full and valid UK driving licence. You'll be self-motivated whilst being able to support your team, ambitious and eager to learn, and are able to work to and maintain the highest of standards to all vehicles that take a spin through our doors.

Although previous brand experience is desirable, it is not essential, as brand accreditation training will be provided. Diagnostic, MOT and EV experience is also desirable but not essential.

About us

Lookers are proud to be one of the top three motor vehicle retailers in the UK, representing 32 vehicle manufacturers, selling and servicing a huge range of cars at over 150 franchised dealerships across hundreds of locations throughout the UK & Ireland. We recognise the hard work, flexibility and commitment of our people so we offer an industry leading benefits package. This includes competitive basic salaries plus;
  • Enhanced holidays that increase with service
  • Eligibility to join one of our car schemes
  • Critical illness cover after 2 years and Life Assurance
  • Smart Health - free access to support 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
  • Enhanced paid maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • For some roles a company car and additional earning potential through commission or bonus.
We strongly believe in nurturing and providing our people with specific manufacturer brand and management training to enhance career development opportunities. We have a great bunch of people, and we like to celebrate and encourage success at all levels with our annual Lookers Excellence Awards. So? What are you waiting for?

Lookers are an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to a working environment that is free from all types of discrimination, is inclusive, and empowers our people to bring their whole self to work and reach their full potential.

If your application is successful we will conduct relevant employment checks prior to you starting with us. Depending on the role and responsibilities, these could include us verifying your recent employment, address and credit history. We may also conduct a criminal record check and a driving licence check.

If your skills and experience match what we are looking for, please apply today and one of the Talent Acquisition Team will be in touch. Or, if you require further information about this vacancy, please email (url removed)