MET Technician / Mechanic Strip Fitter


Due to expansion, Parkway Volkswagen are looking to recruit a MET Technician / Mechanic Strip Fitter for their newly refurbished workshop in Leicester.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a long established, family run, reputable Main Dealer.

We are looking for a skilled, highly motivated individual to work as part of our growing team within our recently refurbished workshops.

This job role is a Skilled MET Technician position and requires an experienced candidate who can complete all panel repairs to accident damaged vehicles. ATA, NVQ 3 or IMI 3 qualifications would be a distinct advantage.

The Job: MET Technician / Mechanic Strip Fitter

  • Remove & refit mechanical and electrical trims / panels / components on vehicles
  • Ensure that stripping and rebuilding work of all vehicles is carried out in a professional and correct manner and that final quality checks are undertaken in line with applicable standards
  • Dismantling vehicles ready for the panel area
  • Carrying out inspections, fault finding and diagnostic work
  • Ordering replacement parts
  • Re-assembling the vehicle with new parts as required to pre-accident condition
  • Stripping and fitting components, bodywork and trim elements
  • All MET duties required within your remit
  • Follow manufacturer repair methods to return vehicles to pre-accident condition
  • Fault finding / Diagnostics
  • Perform road testing (if applicable)
  • Dismantle and reassemble damaged vehicles in accordance with the prescribed repair method
  • Ensure that all jobs are completed within the estimated times
  • Check that all parts are ordered as per estimate, to ensure that the repair can be completed without delay, returning all unused parts to the parts department for credit
  • Awareness & adherence to all necessary standards and H&S procedures

Job Experience Required: MET Technician / Mechanic Strip Fitter

  • City & Guild Level 3 (or equivalent) in Automotive Bodyshop Repair
  • Previous Bodyshop M.E.T experience is essential
  • Strip and fit and trim experience
  • Rebuilding bodywork on damaged vehicles in a bodyshop


  • We offer a competitive basic salary of £22,000
  • Uncapped bonus scheme
  • Partially subsidised Volkswagen vehicle on a staff benefit scheme
  • 22 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Comprehensive training and support programme.