MET Technician

ARNOLD CLARK AUTOMOBILES LIMITED

MET Technician

£42000

ARNOLD CLARK AUTOMOBILES LIMITED, Edinburgh

  • Full time
  • U
  • Onsite working

Posted 2 weeks ago, 29 Jun | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 9c7caaf8802c4f85b44db486d5a3e2e8

Full Job Description

As an MET Technician for Arnold Clark, you'll be responsible for ensuring work is carried out to the highest standards, and that quality check paperwork is completed for every job. You'll also complete stripping and fitting work as required.

The ideal candidate will be self-motivated with strong attention to detail and have current bodyshop experience working as a MET Technician.

Day-to-day duties

  • Stripping vehicles to get them ready for the panel shop.

  • Re-assembling vehicles with new parts as needed, restoring them to their former condition.

  • Carrying out work in accordance with manufacturer specifications.

  • Completing all documentation to the required standard.

  • Road-testing vehicles to check repairs.

  • Working to high standards as part of a team, with customer satisfaction in mind.

    At least 2 years' experience as a MET Technician.

  • ATA or equivalent qualification.

  • Recent experience in a bodyshop environment.

  • High levels of efficiency and organisation.

  • Ability to produce work of consistently high quality.

  • Previous experience of carrying out four-wheel alignment.

  • Ability to demonstrate a sound and up-to-date knowledge of vehicle repair.

  • A full UK driving licence.


  • Nice to have (but not essential)
  • The ability to use specialised equipment.

  • Training in four-wheel alignment can be provided.

    Up to £42,000 OTE plus benefits

  • Additional opportunity to earn up to £9,000 every three years in performance-based bonuses - terms and conditions apply, see specific criteria below.

  • Ratho Bodyshop

  • 44 hours per week

  • Starting from 33 days' annual leave, increasing with service

  • Salary review twice per year

  • Excellent opportunities to continue training and career progression

  • Generous employee discounts

  • Private healthcare and sick pay cover

  • Maternity and paternity packages


  • Hours

    Monday - Thursday 8am - 5.30pm and Friday 8am - 4.30pm., In return for your technical skills, you'll receive training, excellent working conditions and one of the best employee benefits packages in the automotive industry, including private healthcare, life assurance and generous staff retail discounts.

    Arnold Clark is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. We care about our employees and our communities, we nurture talent and encourage ambition, and we are passionate about people who take pride in their work. Our employees are at the heart of everything we do - diverse in our make-up, united in our goals.

    To find out more about Life at Arnold Clark, visit our website.

    Employment within the Arnold Clark Group is offered subject to satisfactory reference and disclosure check

    The below is the criteria to qualify for the performance bonus payment and the BPR criteria:
    1. You must be bodyshop productive staff or an apprentice in third or fourth year.
    2. On joining Arnold Clark, you must be signed up to BPR and work a contracted 44-hour week. You will be given details of this when you join.
    3. This bonus is accrued based on yearly performance, with each year's pot being held until the end of year three.
    4. Time keeping and attendance - ensure you have no more than three instances of absence or lateness.
    5. Quality and customer complaints - ensure you do not have any issues recorded against you.
    6. Additional hours - you need to work 52 hours overtime in a six-month period. That equates to just two hours per week; and best of all, it's paid at time and a half.
    7. Resigning or being dismissed before the end of any three-year period would result in no payment being made.
    8. Arnold Clark reserves the right to amend, change or cancel this performance scheme at any time., Every Arnold Clark employee is entitled to a wide range of benefits, including:

    Discount on new and used vehicles

    Contributory pension scheme