Apprentice Service Technician - Mercedes-Benz of Edinburgh Fort Kinnaird

 42 hours   Edinburgh   Full Time

Apprentice Service Technician
Mercedes Benz of Edinburgh, Fort Kinnaird
Apprentice Rates Apply

At Eastern Western Motor Group, we believe it’s all about quality of life and finding a happy balance between work and family. The Apprenticeship programme at Mercedes Benz of Edinburgh is a fantastic opportunity to work for a family run company who value their employees and in return provide state of the art working facilities; industry leading, manufacturer approved training; a team of highly experienced mentors; and, excellent career progression opportunities. 

What does the job entail?

Completing the Mercedes Benz Apprenticeship programme, enabling you to become a fully qualified Service Technician. During your Apprenticeship you will be: 

  • Attending internal and external training courses on a regular basis. 
  • Developing and maintaining thorough/current product knowledge.
  • Observing best work practices, developing and maintaining skills levels in all aspects of repair, service and maintenance of vehicles.
  • Assisting qualified Technicians with vehicle servicing and repairs.
  • Working collaboratively with your mentor to diagnose vehicle faults and agree the necessary repairs. 
  • Identifying any additional work required, making the Workshop Controller and Service Advisor aware of the requirements.
  • Ensuring a consistently high level of quality and workmanship.
  • Ensuring all job cards are complete to the required standard.
  • Ensuring parts for warranty claims are retained and are cleaned/drained of oil.
  • Taking responsibility for the safety of yourself and others, using protective equipment when required.
  • Maintaining a clean and safe work environment. 

What are we looking for?

  • A passion for learning
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and team orientation
  • Committed to providing high quality work
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • PC literate

In addition, we offer a first class employee benefits package including:

  • Enjoy your birthday off on us every year!
  • Staff Discount - We offer excellent discounts on new and used car purchases, parts and servicing across all our brands.
  • Cashpoint - Cashpoint is our retail discount partner. You can save hundreds of pounds on everything from holidays to your weekly shopping!
  • Generous Holiday Allowance - Your free time matters to us! We offer all our employees 30 days annual leave each year (pro rata) which increases with length of service!
  • Your Family Matters - As a family run Company, your family matters to us. We offer our employees a pension plan, death in service scheme and access to our staff saving club. We also offer free corporate passes for Five Sister Zoo, Almond Valley and many more local attractions!
  • Giving Back - We are proud to support charities and organisations that work to improve the communities that matter to us. In the past we have raised thousands of pounds for local charities by organising events from white water rafting to charity raffles.

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As an Eastern Western Motor Group employee you will get a range of benefits, including:

Discounts on new and used vehicles

Discounts on parts and servicing

Contributory pension scheme

Fantastic discounts at a host of retailers