Panel Beater

We are looking to recruit a Panel Beater to carry out repairs across the Sturgess Group, joining our dedicated team at our flagship Bodyshop and Preparation Centre.

We are looking for motivated, dedicated and highly organised individuals, who can demonstrate excellent customer service skills as well as technical expertise.

The successful applicant will need to be qualified with an industry recognised qualification, and be able to demonstrate both skills and experience with body panel repair work on all makes of vehicles and including jig work, stripping and refitting damaged panels and minor mechanical/electrical parts from vehicles


  • Previous experience as a Panel Beater
  • ATA Panel or ATA Senior Panel, or City & Guilds or NVQ Automotive Body Repair Qualification
  • Used to maintaining a high level of productivity
  • Great attention to details
  • Self-management skills
  • Good communication skills
  • You must hold a Full UK Driving Licence


This role comes with a basic salary of up to £14 per hour + bonus and overtime with excellent company benefits.

On Target Earning - £35k plus

Benefits – Pension, 25 Days Holiday Plus Bank Holidays. Preferential Discounts on Company services


40 Hours per week, Monday to Friday, varies between 08.30 start – 17.30 finish.


Sturgess Bodyshop, Broughton Astley, LE9 6QD.

About Us

The Sturgess Motor Group has a long-established history as a leading car dealer in Leicestershire. Originally founded in 1897 by Walter E. Sturgess, Sturgess Motor Group has grown to become one of the oldest family-operated motor dealers in the UK and also one of the most respected names in UK motor retailing.

With a strong reputation for outstanding customer service in the local community and a reputation as a leading motor retailer in the wider community.

The Group strive to maintain a reputation as a professional company dealing in high quality vehicles and delivering exceptional customer service to drivers in Leicestershire.

A family-run company to this day, members of the Sturgess family are still actively involved in the running of the company. We are a happy, settled and well-motivated team who are totally dedicated to the needs of past, present and future customers.

Ref: HR18

Intro Do you have an industry recognised qualification and able to demonstrate both skills and experience in modern panel beating methods? If so we want to hear from you.
Location Sturgess Bodycraft - Broughton Astley
Salary Up to £14 per hour plus monthly target driven bonus - OTE £35k plus
Benefits Competitive Salary & Benefits
Closing Date 31/07/2022
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