Paintshop Prepper

Salter Street, London

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Salter Street, London
Contract type
Contracted weekly hours
Shift pattern
Monday-Friday (3:15pm-11:00pm)

We are currently recruiting a Bodyshop Prepper to repair cars which require cosmetic refurbishment. In the Paintshop we repair minor dents and scratches. Our team repair and refurbish over 18,000 vehicles per year!


At Cargiant, we have a great opportunity for a Bodyshop Prepper to join our fast moving Paintshop Department. As a Prepper you will be required to prep and repair vehicles in our Workshop environment where we specialise in used vehicle preparation and refurbishment. This role offers invaluable, long-term experience in the world's largest car dealership alongside fantastic career opportunities with a strong and reputable brand. This will be on a permanent basis working 38.75 hours per week. The shift includes working Monday to Friday from 3:15pm-11:00pm.


What you will do:

  • Strip and refit parts to vehicles
  • Collect new parts and distribute to the right vehicles
  • Realign vehicle body panels
  • Report additional damage found not on initial estimate
  • De-mask, fresh painted vehicles
  • Check, plus flat & polish including non-fresh painted vehicles
  • Jet wash vehicles after final checks before they leave the Paintshop
  • Take and collect vehicles from other departments when required
  • Prep and mask up vehicles including alloys when required


What you will need:

  • NVQ level 3 in motor repairs or equivalent
  • Full and valid UK or EU driving Licence
  • Excellent communication skills


How we will reward you:

  • The opportunity to progress internally and a longevity of career
  • Great company benefits (Onsite gym, subsidiary on site restaurant prices, vehicle purchase discount, Ride to Work Scheme, childcare vouchers, company pension with AVIVA, employee assistance programme and more)
  • The opportunity to work in the award winning World's Largest Car Supermarket