2019 Mechanic TRAFFORD

Fords of Winsford is the Northwest’s largest independent used car supermarkets with locations in Winsford and Manchester and we have been successfully providing used and nearly new cars for 60 years.

As part of our ongoing growth strategy we are now offering a remarkable opportunity for time served Mechanic/Technician professionals to join our strong dynamic vehicle preparation team located at;-

Barton Dock Road, Urmston, Manchester, M41 7TB

About the role

Would you like the chance to develop your career and work for the Northwest’s largest independent used car retailer?

You’ll get the unique opportunity to work with a huge range of manufacturers and models.

We’ll also help you gain knowledge, new skills and recognised industry qualifications.

Day-to-day duties

  • Preparing used vehicles to high standards.
  • Carrying out standard servicing, repairs and maintenance.
  • Road testing vehicles to check repairs.
  • Maintaining equipment and tools.
  • Following the correct procedures and completing documentation.

Essential skills

  • A minimum of 2 years’ previous experience in a vehicle workshop environment.
  • A strong knowledge and understanding of routine servicing and basic mechanical repairs.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to work alone and as part of a team in a competent, safe and efficient manner.
  • Strong attention to detail and a proactive approach.
  • Ability to follow written and spoken instructions and accurately complete paperwork.
  • A full driving licence.

You will be

  • Enthusiastic, friendly and helpful
  • Committed to delivering an unparalleled level of customer service
  • Respectful and courteous to customers and colleagues
  • Resilient with a drive to succeed.
  • Honest with high levels of integrity.

In addition to this you will be highly motivated, efficient, organised and have a proven track record within vehicle inspection, maintenance, rectification and a detailed knowledge of various diagnostic equipment.

Used to working in a fast pace, target driven environment, with excellent communication skills, and have a clean full UK driving licence.


Full time, Monday to Friday (8:30-5:00) and rotational Saturdays, overtime will be available, but is not guaranteed.


We offer an industry competitive basic salary (£23,500 to £25,890) depending on your experience, a contributed workplace pension scheme and a healthcare scheme.

Sound like you?

If you think you’re the right person for this fantastic opportunity, apply now. We’re looking forward to meeting you.