Why join us?
Our Panel & Paint team is growing and you’ll be working with many experienced Partners. Our current technicians will ensure you have all the tools you need to succeed and excel in your role, giving you the opportunities to develop your knowledge and progress your career. You’ll also be around to help support the development of our apprentices within the workshop too. Allowing you to share your own knowledge and experience for the growth of the team.
Working in our Panel & Paint workshop is a fun and supportive environment. As a co-owned business, all of our Partners work together to ensure all goals are achieved and that everyone in the team is a part of that success.
Join us today and not only will you be joining a unique business, you’ll also enjoy a vast range of benefits and a healthy work-life balance:
After completion of Earning Membership you’ll be entitled to;
20% Discount at Waitrose & Partners on majority of goods
25% Discount at John Lewis & Partners on majority of goods
12% Discount at john Lewis & Partners on electrical & white goods
Defined contribution pension scheme and Life Assurance (4x annual salary)
22 days paid holiday per year, increasing to 25 after 5-years service
Discounted holidays at our exclusive Partnerships hotels
VIP suites with discounted tickets at the O2 arena
Generous discounts at numerous restaurants and bars
Exclusive days out for Partners and their families
Essential Experience/Qualifications required:
City and Guilds 1,2,3 Vehicle Body Repair or NVQ/QVS equivalent qualification
LGV (Large Goods Vehicle) C+E driving licence Full UK driving licence
A proven background in transport commercial vehicle repairs,
A proven background in all aspects of panel beating, filling, fibreglassing, pin pulling, steel and aluminum MIG welding
A knowledge of commercial vehicle legislation and road-worthiness
Other Experience/Qualifications you could bring?
Class 1 or 2 driving licence
Experience in vinyl application, Tail lift repairs, Roller shutter repair and replacement
Good interpersonal and IT skills
Creating a culture of inclusion
We positively celebrate Diversity & Inclusion in the John Lewis Partnership. Our aim is to become the UK’s most inclusive business - for our Partners and for our customers, reflecting and connecting with the diverse communities that we serve. We want people from all walks of life to feel valued for their individuality, thrive in our business and share a sense of belonging. To find out more about D&I in the John Lewis Partnership visit this site - https://www.jlpjobs.com/about/diversityandinclusion//.
The Partnership also supports agile and flexible working practices, such as when, where and how we work. We have several different ways to work flexibly, including part-time, flexible or compressed hours, and job sharing. Head office areas also support a blended working approach. You'll have the opportunity to discuss this further with the hiring manager during your interview and, where it is operationally practicable, they'll do all they can to accommodate your needs.
Please consider the following when making your application:
This role is subject to the following pre-employment screening: 3 year reference check & Driver licence
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The salary offered for this role is up to £41 500, plus any overtime when required.
Working Monday - Friday 08:00 - 16:30, 37.5 hours per week.
Based at our site in Bracknell, our Panel & Paint workshop team ensures our fleet of Waitrose vehicles remain well maintained and road-worthy.
As a Panel Beater within the team, you’ll be working on a wide variety of vehicles from our small delivery vans right through to our large HGV lorries. It will be your job to repair any damage to the metal, plastic or fibreglass areas as well as carrying out routine maintenance and modifications inline with the manufacturers specifications.
We positively celebrate Diversity & Inclusion in the John Lewis Partnership. Our aim is to become the UK’s most inclusive business - for our Partners and for our customers, reflecting and connecting with the diverse communities that we serve. We want people from all walks of life to feel valued for their individuality, thrive in our business and share a sense of belonging. To find out more about D&I in the John Lewis Partnership visit this site - https://www.jlpjobs.com/about/diversityandinclusion/ We have a number of different ways to work flexibly so, at your interview, feel free to talk about what flexibility means to you. There are no guarantees, however, it may open the door to not only a new role but a new way of working.
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