70814 (D8985) Bodyshop MET Technician   – International – Northern Ireland




Our client is a well-established, state-of-the-art accident repair centre providing crucial repair and maintenance services and comprehensive accident management solutions. Due to the company’s growth, they require an experienced Bodyshop MET Technician to join their exciting and fast paced team who has previous experience in a similar role.

Vehicle Mechanical, Electrical and Trim (MET) Technicians identify damaged mechanical and electrical components in vehicles.


  • Assessing the extent of damage to mechanical and electrical components
  • Stripping and refitting vehicle parts that have accident damage
  • Repairing or replacing damaged panels and components to a required standard
  • Using diagnostic equipment to diagnose and fix electrical faults
  • Fixing mechanical damage such as engine, suspension or steering
  • Using a computerised machine to align wheels
  • Ordering necessary parts from the parts department
  • Working from a job card detailing work to be done
  • Preparing an invoice for work done and passing it to the accounts department
  • Complete all work assigned in a timely manner and to company standards.
  • To advise if additional work is required and seek assistance and approval.
  • Maintaining exceptionally high customer service levels remaining professional and courteous at all times.
  • Ensuring health and safety guidelines are adhered to when operating machinery or equipment.
  • To maintain a safe and tidy working environment.
  • Contribute to team objectives and overall company goals.
  • Any other duties are carried out as required.



  • Panel Alignment (Gaps to doors and panels etc)
  • Mechanical, Electrical and Trim work (M.E.T)
  • Panel, MET/Strip & Fit
  • Using up-to-date repair equipment and body repair methods.
  • Good understanding of Bodyshop procedures
  • Good time keeping and experience essential
  • Air-con and wheel alignment experience
  • Eligible to work in the UK and a valid driving License is essential for this position (company will assist with this, as long as you have a valid South African passport and drivers license).


  • Applicants should preferably be a qualified MET (Mechanical, Electrical and Trim) Technician or at the very least have some qualification related to the vacancy and good experience as a MET Technician.


  • SALARY: £33,462 + BONUS
  • Hours Monday to Thursday 8.30-5.00pm, Friday 8.30-4.00pm
  • 22 days holidays plus bank holidays
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • In-house training will be provided
  • Long service and loyalty incentives
  • Cycle Scheme


The Client has a support package in place to assist successful applicants with a smooth transition and cost-effective move from South Africa to Northern Ireland.

For further information please feel free to contact Debbie at Select Motor Recruitment – 011 615 7747

Only candidates who meet the criteria will be shortlisted and contacted

*If you have not heard from us within 14 days from submission of your CV to us, you can assume you have not been successful

*Only candidates with Automotive Industry experience will be considered and contacted unless otherwise stipulated


If you are interested and have the required SKILLS and EXPERIENCE according to the job spec, PLEASE UPLOAD YOUR CV USING THE FOLLOWING LINK:


Please note all CV submissions MUST be uploaded via the link above. EMAILED CV’S WILL UNFORTUNATELY NOT BE DEALT WITH


If you don’t hear from us within 14 working days of your application, you can take it as your application was not successful


Applications should be submitted no later than Wednesday 23 August 2023



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