Panel Technician

Location : Westbury, Wiltshire, England
Job Ref : JB56
Consultant : James Bird
Sector : Engineering, Manufacturing
Salary : £12 - 15 per hour


JB56: Panel Technician

Location: Westbury

Salary: £12.00 – £15.00 per hour


First Military Recruitment are currently supporting our client in the search for a Panel Technician.

Due to continued growth, our client are looking for a Panel Technician who will be based at their busy Westbury site.

You will be required to undertake the repair or replacement of bodywork panels of damaged vehicles, including chassis and framework to a high standard, adhering to manufacturers methods as appropriate.

You will work as part of a team to ensure Body shop operations run efficiently and safely, liaising with colleagues within the estimating and administration team.

You will have your own fully stocked toolbox, and naturally, due to the nature of the job you will need to have a full UK/EU Driving Licence.

Our client is keen to offer opportunities to Ex-Military personnel, but all applications will be considered.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Follow manufacturer repair methods to return vehicles to pre-accident condition.
  • Identify and communicate any additional faults for further repair.
  • Perform road testing (if applicable).
  • Awareness & adherence to all necessary standards and H&S procedures.
  • Interpret and implement technical instruction data.
  • Maintaining thorough and up-to-date product knowledge.
  • Maintaining good housekeeping standards and administration of your work.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • ATA Panel Technician Qualification is preferable but not essential.
  • Have a solid Body shop background.
  • City & Guilds or IMI Apprenticeship.
  • Escribe or manufacturer methods research.
  • Basic understanding of IT & Systems.
  • Understanding of diagnostic equipment and processes.
  • 2 years of being a Panel Technician.
  • Manufacturing training is an advantage.


  • Offer excellent training opportunities.
  • The hours of work are Monday to Friday – 40 hours per week.
  • Bonus scheme and pension.
  • There is also an employee discount scheme which you will be invited to join

Location: Westbury

Salary: £12.00 – £15.00 per hour

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