Shift Coachbuilder/Bodymaker

Go North West operates over 160 buses from our Queens Road site in Manchester and are looking to recruit Skilled Shift Coachbuilder/Bodymaker. The successful candidate will join a team of dedicated engineers and should be proactive and willing to work independently.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • To undertake the repair and maintenance of vehicle bodywork and to carry out routine bodywork inspections and servicing in accordance with company and manufacturers recommendations.
  • To diagnose vehicle body faults and specify the correct method of repair within defined quality and cost parameters.
  • To carry out collision and vandalism repairs on vehicle bodywork and structural components.
  • Repair work arising from routine vehicle inspections, vehicle defect cards and annual MOT test preparations.
  • To carry out painting of bodywork following repair.
  • To undertake fibreglass repairs to bodywork.
  • To record repairs for third party insurance recoveries.

Training & Qualifications

  • Minimum level 3 NVQ standard or equivalent.
  • Welding experience preferable.
  • Must be in possession of a full car licence and willing to undertake PCV licence training if required.

Shift Pattern

  • You will have a flexible approach to working as you will be required to work late shifts and alternate weekends
  • Full time 38 hour weekly contract
  • 4 day week over 7 shifts comprising of early and late duties

Pay & Benefits

  • Competitive salary of  circa £29,000 (£14.67 per hour)
  • Annual Holiday Entitlements
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Staff Travel Pass

Safety Responsibilities

  • You have a responsibility for your own safety and that of others – it is important we look out for each other.
  • Think through the consequences of your actions so you make the right choices
  • Be aware of the site rules and if you are not sure ASK! Site rules can and do change so make sure you always know what they are
  • Don’t walk by, intervene if you see something that is unsafe. Deal with it and/or report it.
  • Report any concerns to your supervisor or line manager

For more information on how to apply, please send CV to:

By post to: Recruitment, Go North West Depot, Boyle Street, Manchester, M8 8UT.

Closing date: 28 February 2021