Current Vacancies with Guildford Tyre Company

Senior Tyre Technician - Guildford Branch

Guildford Tyre Company is an independent company that made its name as a specialist tyre retailer. We are Surrey’s leading tyre and wheel alignment specialists operating from four car retail branches, employing over 45 members of staff. We currently have a vacancy for a permanent full time Tyre Technician and wheel alignment specialist at our Guildford branch.

What we are looking for:

We are looking for an Experienced Tyre Technician who can hit the ground running in a busy workshop environment. You must be proactive, happy to take the lead, and be able to work in a safe, methodical and efficient manner.
Experience is key, and you must be happy working on a wide variety of vehicles (car, van or 4x4) with a high percentage being fitted with runflat or UHP tyres from 18” – 24”
You must be happy working as a lead/senior Tyre Technician, which will involve leading a team, working as part of a team or working on your own. 
You must be able to work to a jobsheet, whilst also interacting with both the Customer and the Sales team in order to ensure the vehicle has all requirements met or advised.
It would be also be very beneficial if you were an experienced 4 wheel alignment technician as this will be part of the job. We are happy to train you on our Hunter 4 Wheel Alignment System, but a willingness to learn is essential.
We are also interested in any other experience you can bring to the Company.

About the role:

Assessing the vehicle and customer needs
Carrying out a full tyre inspection and vehicle health check
Driving vehicles in and out of the workshop using a seat cover and floor mat
Safely jacking the vehicle up (or using 4 post ramp or scissor lift)
Removing wheels, changing tyres, balancing wheels
Refitting wheels and securing them to the manufacturers recommended torque settings
Completing and signing off the jobsheet
Handing over the completed job to the Sales Team or Workshop Controller
Carrying out 4 Wheel Alignment where required

What we offer:

• Annual salary starting from £24700 per annum
• 47.5 Hours a week over 5 days (Including Saturday – Closed Sunday)
• 20 days holiday per year, plus 8 statutory bank holidays
• Bonus Incentive Scheme
• Company Pension Scheme
• Safety Boots and Company Uniform
• Staff Discount Entitlement
• Training opportunities with Michelin, Continental, Hunter and Group Auto

If you are interested in joining our team, please send your CV in the first instance to jobs@guildfordtyre.co.uk or telephone 01483 562300.