Who are we?

We are Motorpoint, the UK’s leading omnichannel car retailor of nearly new cars. We have ambitious plans to make car buying as easy as possible in whatever way our customers want. Online? We deliver. In store? We deliver. At home? We deliver (we literally do)

You will be joining Motorpoint during a very exciting time, as we are undergoing a massive digital transformation and are continuing to expand across the UK. This means you will have the opportunity to positively impact, build and influence the growth of the company.

We believe that by creating a fantastic place to work for our colleagues, we will create the best possible experience for our customers and that will fuel the growth of our amazing business and the careers and opportunities for our colleagues.

So if you want to work with an amazing group of people, who are fun, friendly and get stuff done and who bring our values to life – PROUD, HAPPY, HONEST, SUPPORTIVE – by working TOGETHER, than Motorpoint is the place to be and we are on a mission!

If you were to join us as a Vehicle Preparation Assistant, here is what you want to know:

  • Salary: £11.95 per hour
  • Location: Chingford
  • Shift pattern: 5 over 7 , This will include the weekends as we are a 7 day retail business
  • Hours: 42.5 hrs per week
  • Contract type: Permanent

* Due to the nature of the role we will require you to have held a driving licence for more than a year*

About the role

If you have a passion for cars, love managing a detailed and service led process and enjoy working as part of a fast paced and energetic team you may have found your ideal job!

Our Yard department is a key department on every site, our fantastic Vehicle Preparation Assistants support the business by providing a hands-on operational service managing cars as they arrive on site. Working closely with colleagues and customers, you will manage your work via an app that creates a computer-based list to work from and facilitate the collection of vehicles in a timely and efficient manner. You will complete basic mechanical maintenance as and when required.

What will my Day to Day look like?

  • Checking in cars in all weathers, managing our in-house IT systems
  • On a daily basis you will be checking vehicles for damage, checking all vehicle specification and service history and completing inspection data for vehicle loading
  • Carry out mechanical repairs e.g. oil services, brake replacements and minor parts replacement
  • This is a fast-paced role so the ability to stay calm and maintain excellent attention to detail as well as the desire to produce high quality work is really important
  • Support with the recondition of vehicles and the preparation for collection and pitch
  • Working outside with vehicles on display and being prepared for collection
  • High attention to detail required to detect and rectify any issues outside of our standard

What we’d like you to have:

  • Due to the nature of the role, you will need a full driving licence
  • Come from a mechanical background (previous industry experience, BTEC or NVQ in Vehicle Mechanics/Repair)
  • Be able to work on your own initiative and as part of a team
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Above everything else, you’ll live the Motorpoint values of Proud, Honest, Supportive, Happy and Together

What’s in it for you?

  • Paid time off every month to do something that makes you happy – yep that’s right!
  • Days off for your birthday, getting married or moving house
  • Discounts & cashback at hundreds of high street retailers & restaurants through our “My M.O.T” platform
  • Staff discount of cars and finance options
  • Cycle to work
  • Pension
  • Healthcare
  • Additional holidays for length of service
  • Enhanced Parental Leave
  • Long service awards
  • Plus much more!

Here at Motorpoint we want it to be some where everyone can be themselves, we are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community where everyone regardless of who they are or their background can feel equal and supported

We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and would ask you to get in touch if you are concerned about any barriers you feel you may be facing in your application process with us, so we can ensure they are removed.


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