Panelbeater – Donford Approved Repair Centre

Role Objective: 

To repair vehicles that require panel beating to a high 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 time-line.
  • 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 controller.
  • Working overtime if and when required.
  • Clean and assist with general workshop housekeeping.
  • Assist with moving vehicle around shop and Wash bay.
  • Comply to parts processes to only order parts as per job cards and direct orders from General Manager.
  • 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 front-line 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

Essential Competencies/Ability: 

  • Planning and Organising
  • Following Instructions and Procedures;
  • Passion for Excellence
  • Results Driven
  • Understanding mechanical repairs
  • Working experience with general body shop equipment

If you submit your CV for this position, please ensure that it includes your email address and mobile number.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted 


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