Vehicle Technician

  • Full Time
  • Exeter

Eden Motor Group

Giving OTE £32,000 to £46,000 per year

Calex Automotive Recruitment are seeking a Vehicle Technician to join their clients team at Eden Vauxhall in Exeter.

Location – 8 Marsh Barton Road, Exeter EX2 8LW

We are looking to recruit a fully qualified and skilled Vehicle Technician to work alongside the existing skilled and dedicated team at Eden Vauxhall. Main dealer experience would be preferred, however training will be given both on site and with the manufacturer.


  • Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5.15pm


  • Basic salary up to £40,000 (Depending on Experience)
  • Plus substantial additional pay / bonus opportunities of £6,000 to £12,000 per year
  • Giving OTE £32,000 to £46,000 per year

Other benefits of working at Eden

  • Rewarding loyalty with up to 33 days holiday per annum
  • Access to Perkbox, a platform which offers Eden colleagues hundreds of perks and discounts
  • Discounts on new and used vehicle purchases (as well as servicing and repairs) for colleagues and their families
  • An extra paid day off each year in addition to your holiday allowance to attend family/celebratory events
  • A paid day off on your birthday
  • Death in Service benefit of 4 x salary
  • Workplace pension scheme offering enhanced employer contributions
  • Flexible working hours
  • Cycle to Work bike purchase scheme through salary exchange
  • Access to Eden Elite, an in-house management development scheme
  • Comprehensive in-house training with our dedicated training department
  • Eden Special Occasion Limo, which is loaned to colleagues, free of charge, for family/celebratory events

The role

You will be responsible for all aspects of mechanical and electrical maintenance and repair. You will work towards productivity and efficiency targets, carry out diagnostic work and repair and service of Vauxhall and other makes of vehicles.

Typical responsibilities include

  • Servicing customer vehicles
  • Repairing and replacing faulty parts and components
  • Communicating job progress to the Aftersales Service team
  • Complete relevant documentation (job sheets/cards, PDI’s, service reports) in line with warranty and dealership requirements
  • Ensure that workshop, housekeeping and health and safety standards are maintained at all times

Skills and experience required

  • Level 3 qualified in Vehicle Maintenance & Repair
  • Experience in vehicle servicing, maintenance and diagnostics
  • Experience working in a main dealership workshop or busy independent garage
  • Good verbal and written communication skills and ideally experience in dealing directly with customers
  • Must hold a Full UK Driving Licence

About Eden Motor Group

Eden offer all our employees an exciting career path with strong development and progression opportunities, access to company training and manufacturer accredited schemes.

Eden are committed to a ‘Better World of Motoring’ for our customers, we are also dedicated to providing a ‘Better World of Work’ for our colleagues. If you want to maximise your potential in an environment where openness, friendliness, integrity and flexibility are paramount and where communication, rewards and personal development are taken seriously, we would love to hear from you.

Eden was launched in January 2008 as a joint venture between Graeme Potts and Vauxhall Motors. Since then, we have established ourselves as one of the most successful and progressive motor groups in the UK. Whilst still maintaining our affinity with the Vauxhall brand, in recent times we have grown the business and incorporated other franchises.

In a short space of time the Eden name has become well recognised and respected in the communities in which we operate, having developed a culture which is demonstrably different from every other motor retailer. The way we conduct business at Eden is in an informal but professional manner. We strongly believe in doing what we say we will, being honest, straightforward and transparent. We aim to give our colleagues and customers the very best aspects of a large company, whilst maintaining the personal feel of a small company.

About Calex UK and the recruitment process:

Calex UK is a training provider for a number of automotive manufacturers, including Stellantis who manufacture brands Peugeot, Citroen, DS, Vauxhall, Fiat, Jeep, Alfa Romeo and Abarth.

Calex UK is also an automotive recruiter and are contracted to Stellantis to support and supply talent for roles within their UK dealership network.

This role has been advertised on behalf of Stellantis by Calex UK. Your application will be received by Calex who will undertake initial screening on behalf of the employer. Shortlisted candidates will be shared with the employer.

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