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Vehicle Service Technician - Night shift

  • Job added:   23 July 2022
  • Job Type :   Other
  • Reference :   InAutomotive-339778
  • Company :   Cox Automotive


Competitive Salary

40hrs a week

Why work for us:

We’re evolving, innovating and growing at a rapid pace and we’re ambitious and excited about the future in every single area of our business in Europe.

Our scale and scope are unmatched – we’re a century-old business that is the world’s largest automotive services company. But that’s not what makes us great. Our 2,500+ team members in Europe do that every day, as they collaborate with each other to bring out the best in everyone.

We thrive on what makes us different – and we empower our people, clients and communities to come together and celebrate each other’s unique abilities and perspectives. Inclusion is an essential part of both our culture and our business strategy.

Our sense of social responsibility is ingrained in our culture. We believe we should be ‘stewards of the world we live in’, so whether it’s volunteering, fundraising, focusing on health and wellbeing or improving our environmental footprint, we love doing things to support the causes we’re passionate about.


MVS is an evolving business supporting customer de-fleet, multiple remarketing channels and a complete range of vehicle preparation services. This requires an agile and responsive operational function able to support a variation of process. As we develop the range of services delivered and expand our customer base, the operations team including gate-in, Swift or other defined processes, inspection, imagery and all variations of vehicle preparation.


Vehicle Technician/Level 2 or 3. Experience with Multiple Manufacturer Brands, reporting to the technical manager.

Main duties will include:

Preparing for MOT tests

Assessing the condition of a vehicle in between required MOTs

Identifying mechanical faults in a vehicle’s brakes, engine, gears or electrics etc.

Fitting parts

Carrying out a multi-point inspection on all vehicles

Ability to draw upon past experience to troubleshoot current issues.

Conduct servicing and repairs to many different types of vehicles.

Reporting all issues/faults found.

Ensure all relevant paperwork is completed accurately and on-time

Follow assignments through to completion, meets deadlines and deliver on promises.

Good communication skills.

The ability to listen to and follow instructions

Excellent practical skills.

The ability to solve problems.

A willingness to work as part of a team & on own initiative.

The ability to concentrate for long periods of time


We are looking for an experienced mechanical technician. Must hold a valid UK driving licence. The ideal candidate MUST have current experience either working at a main dealer, independent garage or repair centre & be familiar with various main dealer diagnostic equipment/Snap-On diagnostic equipment.

Excellent communication skills

Able to meet targets and deadlines Ability to work effectively in a fast paced and demanding environment.

Work to set KPI productivity targets -Ensure the accurate data processing of your finding after inspection (i.e., damage, defects found)

Maintain a clean and organised work environment.

Experience working in a similar high-volume refurbishment environment preferable.

Vehicle Technician experience is essential to be successful in this role

City & Guilds OR NVQ level 2 or 3 in Light Vehicle Maintenance and repair/manufacturer-based level 2/3 qualifications, MOT qualification is desirable.


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