This job is currently on hold due to the COVID-19 current situation, but we still encourage your application so we can notify our Client of suitable candidates
Fantastic opportunity to relocateOur client is currently seeking fully skilled Panel Beaters who would like to relocate to Norway, You will embrace all modern repair techniques and is happy and confident to repair panels to a very high quality in order to maintain the structural integrity of the vehicle.
A flexible, highly motivated individual to be part of a dedicated team who take pride in the quality of their work, and have a true passion for providing the best level of customer service.
About the role:
As a Panel Beater you will be responsible for the repair and replacement of motor vehicle bodywork which has been damaged in an accident. Within the role you will also be responsible for assessing vehicles to establish the extent of the damage and deciding on a repair or replacement. The role involves repairing minor accident repair but not limited to more major repair work in high volume to targets.
Working in our refurbishment team, duties include:
Removing damaged panels
Strip/ refit trim and panel interior
Refitting new/ repaired panels
Repairing damaged bodywork using traditional and modern techniques
Repairing small dents, holes, corroded areas using a compound fillerDuring repair process, tasks may include:
Using jig alignments equipment/ strong puller to pull out any damage to semi-structural vehicle parts i.e. bonnet or wheel arches
Using line puller to pull out damage to non-structural (cosmetic) panels/ using easy puller to repair minor dents/ refine work performed by strong and line pullers on other panels.
In Norway, 99% of people are fluent in English so no knowledge of the Norwegian language is needed.
Norway is one of the best countries in the world for their economy, government and way of life. With a flat tax rate and additional holiday pay of CIRCA 12% of your annual salary (on top of your salary) 5 weeks annual leave which can be taken consecutively and a very relaxing way of life. This opportunity literally could change your life.
Why someone from the UK…? - Norwegians love the English work ethic (Within the Motor trade). The UK Motor Trade is renowned for graft, pressure, high targets and not the best pay for the responsibilities. Norway has a more laid back approach, less targets and a better home/work life balance. Plus the English language is spoken worldwide. So people from the UK settle in easier and along with their work ethic, provide the perfect solution to their skill shortage. If you would like a new challenge and a desire to carry out your skill in one of the best countries in the world, then this is for you. Only 5 hours from the UK this opportunity really is a once in a lifetime.
Choosing the right person is important and we are proud of our low turnover of staff. To ensure we choose the right candidate for the role, we are looking for someone:
With a minimum of 4 years Bodyshop Panel experience
Minimum NVQ Level 3 qualification
A good and thorough understanding of vehicle refurbishment repair process
Who can work well within a team and on their own initiative
Able to use specialist equipment
With a keen eye for detail, quality and who takes pride in their work
With a flexible attitude to working hours and overtime
With an ATA certification, however this is not essential