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Vehicle Fitter


Walsall, GB, WS2 8LD

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:        Vehicle Fitter
Location:        Walsall, Staffordshire
Compensation:    Up to £32,250.15 + £1,000 Bonus + Benefits
Role Type:        Full time / Permanent 
Role ID:        SF57988


At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Vehicle Fitter at our Walsall site.


The role
As a Vehicle Fitter, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. Joining a highly skilled team supporting customers including the police, fire, and ambulance service. 


Day-to-day, you’ll be involved in the stripping and fitting process for a wide range of vehicles, from executive to light commercial, including brand new armoured vehicles.

  • Removing and replacing vehicle exterior panels
  • Stripping and refitting of entire vehicle
  • Cataloguing components so that they can be effectively reassembled
  • Replacing mechanical components E.g. Suspension / brakes
  • Removing and replacing OEM vehicle wiring harnesses


This role is full time, 40 hours per week and is based on site at Walsall.


Essential experience of the Vehicle Fitter

  • Removal and fitting of seats, panels, roof lining, door cards, interior trim, carpets, switch gear light clusters, bumpers.
  • Removal and refitting of automotive parts and components.
  • Complete minor mechanical tasks e.g.: Changing brake fluid.
  • Previously worked in an automotive environment

Qualifications for the Vehicle Fitter

  • NVQ level 2 Automotive (or proven automotive experience)

Security Clearance
The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain Security Check (SC) security clearance for this role.

Many of the positions within our company are subject to national security clearance and Trade Control restrictions. This means that your eligibility for certain roles may be affected by your place of birth, nationality, current or former citizenship, and any residency you hold or have held. Further details are available at United Kingdom Security Vetting: clearance levels - GOV.UK (


What we offer

  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme 
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave 
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • ‘Be Kind Day’ enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity
  • Growth opportunities
  • Potential to develop skills


Babcock International 
For over a century Babcock has helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. 


We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header ‘Reasonable adjustments requirement’. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working – please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


Closing date: 24/07/2024



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