Panel Beater/ Bodywork repairs

Posting Date: 25 September 2020

Location: Park Royal, London, GB, NW10 7LT

Company: Babcock

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Motor Vehicle Panel Beater/ Body work repairs
Park Royal, London. North Circular.


About the role

Here at Babcock International we’re looking to recruit a Motor Vehicle Panel Beater/ bodywork repair to join our team out our Park Royal workshop working on Metropolitan Police Vehicles.

You’ll remove and/or repair damaged panels and repair chassis on alignment equipment, using appropriate equipment to pull and to measure vehicle chassis.

You’ll need to prioritise and complete vehicles in accordance with procedures that are in operation and to the standard and Quality required, and to ensure that rechargeable damage is identified.


Your role will also involve;

• To carry out repairs to plastic components, and to carry out strip and fit operations when required.
• To report to the estimator any additional/further damage not on the estimate, and check all required new parts are on the job sheet. To carry road testing where deemed necessary. To drive in a manner within the parameters of the law and ensuring that all police signs are covered appropriately.
• To observe, recognise and report on defects and/or symptoms of impending failure. Identification of recharge costs advising the Workshop Controller and correct completion of paperwork
• To order from the parts department, all necessary replacement parts, ensuring that no parts are fitted to vehicles other than those required to complete the work
• To interpret technical repair information and data from manuals, bulletins and or computer files and data. Implement by applying correct techniques

What do I need to do the role?

You’ll need proven experience in a Motor Vehicle Panel Beater / bodywork repair role, with at least 3 years’ experience gained fully qualified, City & Guilds 1 & 2 in Motor Vehicle Body Repairs or equivalent NVQ levels 2 & 3 or equivalent, completion of Manufacturer training through Ford, Vauxhall or BMW and hold Master Technician qualifications or working towards this level.

 What else do I need to know?

• The successful candidate must be able to achieve the appropriate security clearance level for this role.
• Please follow the link to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants:


About Babcock International
For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure and specialist training.
We’re committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme.  You’ll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.


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We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment.
If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and we will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.


Armed Forces Covenant
We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week’s special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please check our career website for more information.



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