Job Opportunity

Panel Technician

Great Harwood

The Vella Group is a well-established accident repair specialist with over 30 years of experience, helping people get their vehicles back on the road after an accident. We pride ourselves on providing a quality service which has resulted in our success and growth.

As a recognised industry leader, The Vella Group currently operate 12 sites with ambition to grow ever further in the future. Now is an exciting time to join as we embark on a journey of expansion and innovation within the industry!

As a Panel Technician, you will be required to skilfully and accurately undertake any panel repair/replacement on vehicles to a customer's satisfaction. You will also be required to detect and diagnose any further faults for repair. 


Core duties and responsibilities: 

  • Carry out repair operation to prescribed methods and standards.
  • At all times as and when possible work to times and standards as dictated by, Thatcham, Insurance company guidelines, Manufacturers standard and company policy
  • Repair all areas of damage repaired using body filler to finished using a 180-grade production paper
  • Keep accurate and comprehensive list of additional parts required, and communicate these findings to the relevant departments
  •  Become familiar with Health and Safety and COSHH requirements that relate to your function


About you:

  • Ideally, you will be an IMI/ATA qualified Panel Technician with strong Bodyshop experience.
  • You have a strong work ethic to provide the best quality service.
  • You are a team-player.
  • You will have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and multi-task.
  • You are committed to delivering an excellent customer service.
  • Ideally, you will hold a full UK driving license.



  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays.
  • Internal and external training.
  • Pension scheme and death in service insurance.
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay.
  • Perkbox - Access to hundreds of exclusive discounts and rewards.
  • MediCash - Free healthcare scheme.
  • Uniform for your role.