Job Title: Vehicle Trim Fitter
With a heritage spanning over 75 years, Wilcox Limousines has been a leading name in the funeral vehicle industry. We take pride in crafting high-quality vehicles that honour and serve families during their most difficult times. As a family-owned business, we have established a strong reputation for excellence and are currently seeking a skilled and meticulous Vehicle Trim Fitter to join our team.
As a Vehicle Trim Fitter, your role will be vital in ensuring that our vehicles meet the highest standards of craftsmanship and quality. Following our company’s Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for manufacturing hand-built hearses and limousines, your key responsibilities will include:
- Fitting trim items and panels to the interior and exterior of vehicles, including fabricating and cutting parts to ensure a precise fit.
- Removing and refitting windscreens, as well as fitting custom-manufactured glass into the vehicles.
- Inspecting the completed work and conducting water testing to detect any potential water leaks in the body and glass.
- Collaborating with the production team to ensure that the trim installation aligns with the overall design and customer requirements.
- Maintaining a clean and organized workspace, properly storing materials and tools.
- Hours are Mon – Thurs, 6.30am – 4.45pm
- Proven experience as a Vehicle Trim Fitter or similar role, preferably in the automotive or manufacturing industry. We will consider applicants without previous automotive experience.
- Solid knowledge of trim installation techniques, materials, and tools.
- Ability to read and interpret design specifications and measurements accurately.
- Proficiency in cutting and shaping materials to achieve precise fits.
- Experience in removing and refitting windscreens and working with custom-manufactured glass is preferred.
- Attention to detail and a strong eye for precision and aesthetics.
- Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently or as part of a team.
- Effective time management skills to meet production deadlines.
- Strong communication skills and a customer-focused approach.
- Commitment to maintaining a safe work environment and following safety protocols.
Join Our Team:
At Wilcox Limousines, we understand the importance of providing dignified and reliable vehicles to funeral professionals. By joining our team, you will contribute to our mission of crafting exceptional funeral vehicles and supporting families during their time of need. We offer a supportive and inclusive work environment where your skills and expertise will be valued and rewarded.
To apply, please submit your updated CV and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your application and potentially welcoming you to our thriving family business.
Job Type: Full-Time
Salary: From £26,000.00 per year
Benefits: Company pension
Schedule: Monday to Friday
Ability to commute/relocate: Wigan: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)
Experience: Vehicle trim fitter or similar role: 2 years (required)
Work location: In person
Note: The job description and requirements mentioned above are subject to change based on the needs of the business.