Apprentice Windscreen Fitter - Direct Vehicle Glass - REF: 004

"A vacancy has arisen for an experienced Mobile Windscreen Technician to join the team at Direct Vehicle Glass due to expansion – we are currently recruiting experienced Windscreen Technicians, for the Liverpool & Manchester areas.

If you are interested in developing your career in an independent, customer focused business, at this exciting time of business growth, we want to hear from you. Direct Vehicle Glass work in partnership with Nationwide Windscreen Services, which covers the whole country holding contracts with many multinational companies throughout the UK."

Key responsibilities for the role:

  • The ability to work as part of a team and the determination to learn and succeed
  • To fit and repair automotive glass & ancillary equipment.
  •  Provide excellent customer service.
  • Working towards a Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard in Automotive Glazing
  • Full driving license and/or willing to obtain driving License.
  • Polite and punctual

Key skills to be successful in your application:

  • Ideally will have Maths and English GCSES at a Grade C or above level; however, a good understanding of these subjects is required and will be covered in training if required.
  • A keen interest in motor vehicles
  • Interest in working in a service industry
  • Polite and punctual

Location:

Direct Vehicle Glass Ltd
Unit E2 Penrhyn Court
Penrhyn Road
Knowsley Business Park
Liverpool 
L34 9AB

Contracted hours: 

Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm & Saturday 8.30am to 12.30pm - 44 Hrs per week                     

Hourly rate of pay: National Minimum Wage

Closing date: Wednesday 31 March 2021

How to apply: 
1. Download and complete the application form 

2. Return it via email to theknowsleyapprentice@knowsley.gov.uk

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If you would like support completing your application form, please email theknowsleyapprentice@knowsley.gov.uk with the subject heading 'Application Support’