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  • Job added:   29 July 2022
  • Job Type :   Other
  • Reference :   InAutomotive-387754
  • Company :   Carshop

CarShop (part of the Sytner group) is the UK’s largest omnichannel car supermarket. We are the spreaders of good carma in the automotive world and provide a world class customer experience.  

We have ambitious growth plans that will see us nearly double in size in the next few years.  In 2021 we were named Glassdoor’s #35 best company to work for in the UK.  

Are you ready to grab the wheel and start your career with one of the UK’s fastest growing car retailers? 



You’ll be working in our state of the art preparation centre, undertaking cosmetic repair of our used vehicles. You will have a great working environment, with the opportunity to develop & grow with CarShop. 

We’re looking for vehicle painters, preppers, Panel Beaters & de-preppers to join our team.  

Our goal is to treat every vehicle like it is our own and ensure that the work is to the highest possible standard to get that showroom ready shine. 



You will need to have some experience as a prepper or painter or even a de-prepper and/or a relevant and up to date qualification.   

Ideally you will be a person who takes fierce pride in their role and has incredible attention to detail, an eye for spotting things others can’t and laser focussed accuracy.   

You will need a full and valid driving license for this role    


A friendly, modern and safe working environment with constantly ongoing training and growth.   

Basic salary (not including bonus):  
Days: £27,000 - £32,000 
Nights: £30,240 - £35,840    

OTE (more if you hit better efficiency): 
Days: £30,000 - £35,000 
Nights: £33,240 - £38,840    

Other than that you will get enhanced annual leave, discounts on cars bought from CarShop, a very wide reaching corporate discount scheme and much more.  



If you are successful you will be invited for a face to face interview in our centre.   

CarShop welcome applications from all walks of life, we encourage diversity of all kinds in our offices, prep centres and stores and we think that anyone and everyone can be a part of that.  

We do not discriminate in our process in any way shape or form and if you need proof of this, just walk into one of our fabulous stores and see for yourself.   


You may also have experience of: Panel Beater, Painter, Vehicle Painter, PDI, Vehicle Prepper, Bodyshop Technician, Body Shop Technician, Bodyshop Operative, Body Shop Operative, Polisher, Preppr, Paiter, Prepper/Painter, Bodyshop Prepper, Body Shop Prepper, Paint Sprayer, Vehicle Paint Sprayer, MET Technician, Sprayer, SMART Repair, SMART Repairer, etc 

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