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Auto Windscreen Technician

Salary: £30,000

Location: Preston

Job type: Permanent

Category: Preston Vehicle Glazing

Our client, an expert in their field, is looking to recruit an experienced Auto Windscreen Technician Providing a professional automotive glazing repair & replacement service, by delivering excellent customer service. Working at both their own depot, as well as out at external locations of their customers Technicians are equipped to undertake the replacement & installation of windscreens and other automotive glass, or remedial work such as stone chip repairs to a wide range of cars & commercial vehicles. Essential requirements for this role: Must hold a full UK driving license - subject to no current or pending driving bans. Must have recent 'hands-on' experience and ability in fitting windscreens and other vehicle glazing. Highly desirable skills for this role: Knowledge and experience of fitting windscreens and other vehicle glazing for commercial vehicles. Relevant qualifications relating to stone chip repairs. Other important requirements for this role: Must be a team-player. Excellent time-keeping and reliability. An ability to work in what can be a fast paced environment. An ability to work in what can be a physically demanding role. An ability to communicate effectively with customers and team members. Flexible and adaptable approach in order to meet the needs of the business. Working Hours & Patterns: Monday - Friday: 8.30am - 5.00pm (includes 30 minutes for lunch) Saturday: 8.30am - 12.30pm Saturdays and any other hours worked outside of core hours (Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5pm) are classed as overtime and are payable at an enhanced rate. Saturday hours may vary, sometimes they may not be required to be worked at all, whilst other times the finishing time may be earlier or later than the 12.30pm time specified. Windscreen Technicians are included on a 'on-call rota', should any jobs be essential during out of hours, with call-out fees payable to staff who need to undertake them. Remuneration: Basic salary: £20,000 to £26,000 per year - Depending on experience Overtime: - Any overtime hours worked are payable at 'time and a half' rate. Call-Out Fees: - Technicians are paid a minimum of £50.00 per call-out for any jobs they need to attend whilst on-call. Including average overtime and call-out fees, a Windscreen Technician can reasonably expect to earn a total yearly salary circa £26k - £30k +++ Other Items: Annual pay reviews. Free uniform provided. Free company social events. Full funding for any relevant training / qualifications. Pension enrolment in defined contribution pension scheme. 28 days of annual leave per year (includes 8 statutory bank holidays). A FANTASTIC opportunity, one NOT to miss so apply now Who are you applying to? The Solution Automotive Recruitment have been placing candidates into the UK Motor Trade since 1999. We have a fantastic relationship with all our clients and candidates across the country, many very long standing relationships. If you are skilled and experienced Automotive candidate, we want to hear from you and rest assured, you'll be dealing with a person, not just a consultant! Unfortunately due to the volume of applications we get, we can only respond to the candidates who match the criteria set for this vacancy. We will retain your CV on our database and make contact as and when suitable vacancies arise. We will NEVER send your CV anywhere without your permission. Key positons; Sales Executive, Sales Manager, Business Manager, Service Advisor, Parts Advisor, Technician, Mechanic, Master Technician, Workshop Controller, Service Manager, After Sales Manager, Dealer Principal, General Manager

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