Detailed Career Description

Qualified Panelbeater - Donford Approved Repair Centre

Role Objective:

To repair vehicles that require panel beating to the highest standard of repair, understanding that turnaround time and quality is critical.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Strip and compare quotation to damage.
  • Advise Estimator of discrepancies and make the necessary changes to the job card.
  • Applying discretionary expertise to repair versus replace in conjunction with estimator.
  • Signing for all new parts from store.
  • Putting parts for painting in paint shop and controlling the timeline.
  • Fitting all parts, to the required level of expertise, to the vehicle understanding that quality control is built into the repair process.
  • Discussing delays with the GM and Estimator/Workshop Foreman
  • Working overtime if and when required.
  • Clean and assist with general workshop housekeeping.
  • Assist with moving vehicles around shop and Wash Bay.
  • Comply to parts processes to only order parts as per job cards and direct orders from Workshop Foreman.
  • Follow up on parts shortages and discrepancies not on job card.
  • Identify and accurately track all back-order parts keeping information relevant.
  • Attend departmental meeting to ensure effective communication
  • Provide feedback to all frontline staff, during WIP meeting, on individual customer vehicle parts. performance against targets (departmental meeting)

Minimum Requirements:

  • Qualified Automotive Body Repairer (Red Seal Certificate)
  • Minimum of 3 years working experience within an automotive body shop essential
  • Own Transport
  • Preferably resides within the Helderberg area

Essential Competencies:

  • Planning and Organising
  • Following Instructions and Procedures.
  • Passion for Excellence
  • Results Driven
  • Understanding mechanical repairs
  • Experience with general automotive body repair equipment

To apply for this position, please upload your current resume, a covering letter as well as copy of qualifications. Please ensure email address and mobile numbers are included

Please be advised that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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