Automotive Bodyshop Operatives

  • Full Time
  • Temp to Perm
  • Permanent
  • Avonmouth
Paying up to £18 p/h
40 hours per week

Igloo are recruiting for a team of bodyshop operatives to work within a busy automotive bodyshop working on a range of makes and models of vehicles from small family cars through to high value cars and light commercials.
These roles give the right candidates an excellent opportunity to work within a busy, modern and well equipped automotive bodyshop.

The Role:

Level 3 Vehicle Technician - £18 p/h

Level 3 Vehicle Technicians will be working from a job card and undertaking a range of duties such as, Diagnistics, Servicing, MOT Repair Work, Tyre Changes, Warranty Recalls, etc. all of the vehicles you will be working on are to be sold in the used car sales market.  Read More

Paint Mixer - £15.75 ph

Paint mixers will be responsible for mixing the Sikkens water-based paint scheme and doing spray out cards as well using a colour match scanner. You will be ensuring all the paints are colour matched and mixed ready for the paint sprayers to paint the vehicles. Read More

Paint Sprayer – £15 - £17.50 p/h (£31,200 - £36,400 p/a) - with 33 holiday days

Paint sprayer will be using a water-based paint scheme and will be mixing and colour matching their own paints prior to painting the vehicles, you will need to have your own paint guns and air-fed mask. Read More

Panel Beater - £37,440 (equivalent to £18.00ph) to £40,987 (equivalent to £19.00ph) - with 33 days holiday

Panel beaters will be undertaking all aspects of panel repairs from light filler repairs through to panel replacements ensuring the repairs are finished in a way that matches the rest of the vehicle’s bodywork. You will need your own tools including dollies and hammers for this role. Read More

Prepper- £31,200p.a (equivalent to £15.00ph) to £36,400p.a. (equivalent to £17.50ph) - with 33 holiday days

Preppers will be responsible for all aspects of vehicle preparation prior to paint, preppers will be sanding down vehicles, completing all final preparation work on the vehicles. Depending on your experience you may also be required to undertake small filler repairs and prime the vehicles ready for paint. Read More

Polisher - £30,1600 (equivalent £14.50p.h) - with 33 holiday days

Polishers will be responsible polishing vehicle panels that have been freshly painted and rectify any paint defects, you will be flat and polishing using a handheld polisher along with touch ins as and when required. Read More

Smart Repairer - £14.50 p/h

Smart Repairers will be working on a range of vehicles that will range from small family cars through to 4x4 and light commercials. You will be undertaking a range of exterior and interior smart repairs working within a fast paced, modern and well equipped bodyshop. You will need to have previous experience of machine polishing. Read More

Vehicle Inspector - £12.50 p/h (LTD / Umbrella) or £10.50 p/h (PAYE)

Vehicle Inspectors will be inspecting a range of vehicles for damage, you will need to be able to demonstrate your understanding of bodyshop repair methods and be comfortable of working on computer system and managing paperwork for the repairs. Read More

What kind of person we are looking for?:

  • Have previous experience of working within an automotive bodyshop or workshop and be confident of working within a fast-paced environment.
  • Be able to demonstrate a good knowledge and understanding of vehicle repair methods.
  • Be reliable and good with time management.
  • Hold a full category B driving license.
  • Level 3 Vehicle Technicians will need to be able to provide a copy of their certificate.