About Haynes Heritage
Engineering Haynes Heritage Engineering is part of the Haynes Motor Museum. A world-renowned, multi-award winning museum and visitor attraction located in South Somerset. Haynes Heritage Engineering can trace its roots back to John Haynes OBE, and the iconic Haynes Manuals, founded in 1954. For more than 35 years, the team have been expertly restoring, servicing and conserving client vehicles alongside the Haynes Motor Museum’s collection of over 400 veteran, vintage and classic vehicles. Meticulous and highly dedicated engineers offer specialist restoration and servicing skills to an extensive national and international client base. The team deliver the full spectrum of engineering disciplines; from ground up restoration and bodyshop fabrication to mechanical work and a state-of-the-art paintshop. Haynes Heritage Engineering are committed to providing the very highest standard of craftsmanship, restoring and preserving each and every vehicle for this generation and the next.
Who We Are Looking For
You will have a proven record in carrying out high-end repairs, modification and maintenance of automotive vehicles. We are looking for people who are passionate about our industry and our brand. The Haynes brand is a well-respected name in the automotive industry, and you will be carrying on that legacy. With a practical “hands on” approach, you will be able to work collaboratively and communicate effectively, both within the workshop and directly with clients. You will have worked in a similar role for at least 3-5 years, preferably in Classic, Vintage and Veteran Restoration.
This is the ideal time to join the team at the initial foundation stage of the Workshop’s transformation with the exciting opportunity to shape our vision going forwards.
• Proven experience of working with classic, vintage and luxury vehicles
• A keen interest in classic cars
• A determined attitude to produce the highest level of restoration possible
• ‘Level 3’ or above, or equivalent education in a suitable field
Primary Purpose of the Role
You will be responsible for:
• Carrying out general servicing on all makes and models whether it be historic, classic or modern
• Stripping down vehicles, sometimes down to a shell, and organising the parts meticulously
• Carrying out research where needed to diagnose, quote and repair
• Rebuilding vehicles fresh from the paint stage of restoration
• To keep an accurate account of hours worked, materials used, and work completed
• Taking the ultimate level of care required when working with irreplaceable parts and vehicles
• To communicate in a polite and effective manner to customers and fellow employees
• To assist in carrying out assessments of vehicles to help produce accurate estimates
How to Apply
Please submit a covering letter outlining clearly how you match the key skills and key tasks listed above. If you believe you have transferable skills, please describe how these may suit the needs of this position. Please also send us a copy of your CV tailored to this specific role, highlighting all your relevant experience. Please send these by email to Michelle Evans at email@example.com
The final deadline for this role is 9:00am Friday 2nd June or sooner if a suitable candidate is found and employed.
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