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Panel Technician

Chartwell, the UK’s leading Prestige Accident Repair Centre, approved by the World’s leading manufacturers such as Ferrari, Porsche, Lamborghini, and Aston Martin are seeking a Panel Technician. The right candidate will have the expertise, diligence and attention-to-detail required for working with the finest cars in the world. Careful execution of work, tidiness and experience with the Structural Repairs and technical information systems are all key attributes of our ideal candidate.

The Chartwell Panel Technician will be able to accurately use body Jigs, be proficient at welding and conduct structural repairs. Ideally hold a recognised qualification or ATA. It would also be an advantage to have strip and refit experience although it is not essential. Chartwell will offer support, advice and regular training activities to develop candidates to the highest level possible.

The type of person we are looking for

  • You will have previous experience as a technician working in a main dealership or accident repair centre for premium vehicle brands.
  • You will be able to take ownership of your role, with diligence and an ability to multitask.
  • You will be able to deliver the highest levels of customer service, while always keeping one eye on the commercial success of the business.
  • You will be able to recognise excellence and have a basic knowledge of the brands Chartwell work with.
  • You will be confident and proficient to operate modern tooling and IT systems

Your role

You will be welcomed into an established team, and you will work with exciting products. A large part of the Panel Technician position involves:


  • Preparing vehicles to a high standard.
  • Completing panel replacement, structural repairs and Jig work potentially with some strip and refit work
  • Developing Aluminium Welding and bonding knowledge for the later generation repairs
  • Advising the Bodyshop Advisor of any additional work necessary during the repair process.
  • Working in a team to complete large jobs and assist colleagues where necessary to meet deadlines.
  • Maintaining thorough and up-to-date product knowledge.
  • Maintaining exceptionally high customer service levels that lead to customer loyalty and referrals.
  • Maintaining good housekeeping standards and orderly administration of your work.

The successful candidate for our Panel Technician vacancy will have proven experience in a similar role and strong teamwork skills. Previous accident repair experience and an ATA or a recognised qualification would be an advantage, but full training and development will be provided to the right candidate.

Chartwell have been setting the Gold Standard since 1966 and offer an extremely competitive package with additional benefits, this is a fantastic opportunity to join a highly successful team.

Please contact Lou Lawes in the first instance

What our customers think?

“I chose Chartwell again as I had a previous good experience with them some years ago. The customer care and accommodating of me and my car was exceptional. The repair work was outstanding and was all completed to my satisfaction. Thank you to everyone at Chartwell ”

“A brilliant all-around service from my first call to when my car was collected. I have owned performance cars for over 45 years, and sometimes accidents happen. Based on my experience, Chartwells set the standard for others to follow ”

“I shouldn’t have bothered looking elsewhere because the care and attention that is provided by Glyn, Sarah, Ed and Dan is second to none. ”

“Outstanding Service, Attention to Detail and Care. I have used Chartwells once before and I was delighted with the service then. The team delivery first class service and I drive especially from Leicester to have my car repaired following a hit a run on my car. ”

“There quality and high standards cannot be matched the staff are all fantastic and a credit to the company. Just wished others would learn to drive so i didn’t need to return so often ”

Chartwell holds manufacturer approvals from:

Aston Martin, Ferrari, Jaguar, Land Rover, Lamborghini, Maserati, Honda NSX, McLaren, Mercedes Benz, is a Porsche centre approved body repairer with Dealer Appointments from Bentley, Rolls Royce and are a Audi & BMW accident repair specialist.