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Join our Team

We have three exciting opportunities at our SKODA showroom in Sligo.  We're looking to recruit an Apprentice Mechanic, a Qualified Motor Technician and a Valetor / Car Detailer to join our team.  If any of these roles are for you read on to learn about who we're looking for...

Apprentice Mechanic

For this role, the successful candidate will be a highly motivated individual, eager to commence a challenging career in the motoring industry, with the objective to gain valuable and worthy experience. Must be able to demonstrate a keen aptitude towards the job and have the ability to work under pressure.

Think this is an opportunity for you?
Get in touch by sending your CV to shane.burns@burnscarsales.ie by 12pm on May 3rd.

Qualified Motor Technician

For this role, the ideal candidate will be experienced in all aspects of vehicle servicing and diagnostics and be capable of producing high quality work in a busy environment.

What skills are needed?

  • Ideally experienced in a Volkswagen Group brand
  • Performing work as outlined on the job card with efficiency and accuracy , in accordance with dealership and Skoda Standards.
  • Communicating with parts department to obtain parts required , inform workshop manager if vehicle is awaiting parts and pursue special order of parts if necessary.
  • Ability to clearly complete job card write ups with a thorough understanding of the requirements of factory standards for warranty write ups and customer information
  • Diagnosing causes of any malfunction and perform repair after confirming authorization by customer
  • Good communication skills and the ability to identify and explain additional work required to service advisor or customer as required, or if work cannot be completed within the time promised
  • Saving and tagging any parts as required if job is under warranty or requested by customer
  • Examining the vehicle and performing vehicle health checks to determine if additional safety or service work is required.
  • Road testing vehicles to spot check work performed
  • Keeping up to date with all Skoda technical bulletins and attend sponsored training as requested.
  • Maintaining a clean and neat workspace and adhering to all company policies , procedures and safety standards.
  • Previous experience working with ODIS and Autoview would be an advantage.

Think this Role is for you?
Get in touch by sending your CV to shane.burns@burnscarsales.ie by 12pm on May 3rd.

Valetor / Car Detailer

For this role we are looking for someone who is self-movitated, makes attention to detail a priority and who thrives in a fast-paced working environment.

What does it involve?

  • Cleaning of showroom cars to ensure they are displayed in immaculate condition for visitors.
  • Interior and Exterior cleaning of all cars traded into the dealership to the highest possible standard.  Trade-In cars to be in a re-saleable condition within 5 days of being traded-in.
  • Upkeep of the New and Used Car display around the dealership.
  • Mini-valet of all cars through the workshop on a daily basis.
  • Cleaning of the showroom floor on a daily basis.
  • Ensure health & safety guidelines, manufacturer guidelines and company policies are adhered to.
  • Comply with all HSE & Government guidelines surrounding Cov-ID 19.
  • Use of high powered-washers, cleaning and protective agents to enhance the appearance of vehicles.
  • Maintain a clean working environment at all times.
  • Deliver & collect customer cars to/from various sites. 
  • Ad-hoc assignments as required.

What skills are needed?

  • Time Management and Communication.
  • The ability to take direction, work on your own initiative and as part of a team.
  • The ability to work well under pressure.
  • A positive work ethic. 

Think this Role is for you?
Get in touch by sending your CV to shane.burns@burnscarsales.ie by 12pm on April 30th.


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