Posted: 64 days ago

Panel Beater

Salary: £14

Location: Corby

Job type: Permanent

Category: Panel


An exciting opportunity has arisen to work for a local company in Corby. Our client is currently looking to appoint a Panel Beater on a permanent full-time basis. Hours are rotating shifts of Monday to Saturday 06.00-14.00pm and Monday to Friday 14.00-22.00pm. Experience is essential for this role. Responsibilities of this role are - * Assessing a vehicle to establish the extent of damage. * Based on the initial assessment, deciding whether to repair or replace bodywork. * Removing damaged panels. * Stripping and refitting trim and panel interior. * Refitting new/repaired panels. * Repairing damaged bodywork using traditional dolly and hammer or more modern techniques. * Repairing small dents, holes or corroded areas using a compound filler. During the repair process, specific tasks may include: * Using jig alignment equipment. * Using a Strong Puller to pull out any damage to semi-structural vehicle parts, such as the wheel arch or the bonnet. * Using a Line Puller to pull out damage to non-structural (cosmetic) panels. * Using an Easy Puller to repair minor dents and to refine the work performed by the Strong and Line Pullers on other panels. You may be expected to - * Removing existing paint and corrosion. * Ensuring the area to be resprayed is clean. * Masking off the parts of the vehicle which are not going to be resprayed. A certain amount of administration and customer interaction could also be required - * Keeping a record of work carried out and time taken. * Liaising with the customer or insurance company. * Providing quotations and estimations. Skills required for this role are - * Good organisational skills. * The ability to pay attention to detail. * A commitment to excellence. * A flexible attitude. * The ability to be adaptable. * Strong interpersonal skills. * Good communication skills. * The ability to work without supervision. * The ability to stay motivated in all circumstances. * The ability to work to tight deadlines. * The ability to remain calm under pressure and maintain high standards at all time. Fox Resourcing is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Data Protection Notice Fox Resourcing and Recruitment will use the information given on your application for recruitment and selection, human resource management and for employment and business purposes in respect of successful candidates. The information you give us will be kept confidential and your personal information will not be disclosed to third parties without your prior consent except where necessary to confirm factual information provided by you, to provide services in respect of your employment (such as payroll services) and in compiling anonymous statistical data required to be submitted to Government agencies. Fox Resourcing & Recruitment uses procedures and technologies to maintain the security, integrity and confidentiality of all personal data from the point of collection to the point of destruction. You have a statutory right to request details of your personal data which Fox Resourcing & Recruitment holds and we will correct and update the same from time to time as notified by you. Candidate Declaration By submitting my application I agree to the use of my information as outlined in the above statement. I confirm that to the best of my knowledge the information I have provided is correct and true. I realise that if it is found that I have deliberately given false or misleading information I may be disqualified from further consideration or, if appointed, may be summarily dismissed