Job title: Ford Technician
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Automotive
Functional Expertise: Skilled Labour
Location: Co. Cork
Job published: 15-02-2024
Job ID: 32270

Job Description

Ford Technician

Qualification Requirements      

  • Complete & Successfully Pass SOLAS Apprenticeship
  • Complete & Successfully Pass Manufacturer Training
  • Certification must be maintained
  •  Full Driving licence


Specific Job Tasks

  • Record accurately all activities at work via Company DMS i.e. clocking to jobs or diverted times codes.
  • Record accurately details of all repairs made & parts used on Job Cards (Fault, cause & rectification).
  • Ensure accurate recording of times worked via the Company DMS to enable accurate calculations of retail, internal and warranty invoices.
  • Diagnose faults in passenger car & commercial vehicles using manufacturer diagnostic equipment.
  • Maintain, repair, overhaul, dismantle, repair and reassemble vehicles within manufacturer time guidelines.
  • Carry out manufacturer services to maintain optimal functionality within manufacturer guide times.
  • Identify & locate damaged, worn or defective parts.
  • Test and replace electrical components or wiring using manufacturer diagnostic equipment, test meters.
  • Clean and lubricate parts.
  • Confer with clients to establish and assess problems.



  • Technician punctuality is paramount. You are required to attend work @ c. 8.45 and be ready to start work at 9.00am.
  • Attendance and rest breaks must be recorded via the Company nominated systems (currently Bright HR).
  • Technicians must have the ability to work on their own initiative & without over reliance on assistance from Supervisors. The technician should have the ability to analyse information and suggest a solution rather than simply requesting assistance.
  • Technicians immediate work area must be kept clean, free and clear of clutter. Obvious health & safety requirements / standards must be maintained within the technicians work area & full use of PPE is mandatory.
  • The technician must take the upmost care of customers property and ensure that all protective measures to prevent damage to customers property are unlisted.
  • The technician must exercise and maintain full attention when operating equipment / driving tractors, giving due consideration for his safety and for all his colleagues i.e. reversing tractors, driving fork lifts or lifts.
  • Technicians will, at all times, work in a professional manner whether in dealing with colleagues, internal or external clients; on site or off site. The technician is a representative of the Company and must act accordingly at all times.
  • The technician must present himself for work in clean Company / Manufacturer branded work wear and ensuring highest levels of personal hygiene.
  • The technician, depending on training and experience, will have his performance measure against Company, Industry or Manufacturer KPIs. It is expected that the Technician will work to high standards, always looking to exceed requirements rather than simply meetexpectations. The Department Manager will conduct regular reviews on performance and measured against agreed targets / objectives.
  • The Technician will attend any & all training courses required by the Company and / or the Manufacturer.
  • Given the nature of the position and its seasonal requirements it is expected that all technicians will facilitate the Company’s customers with out of hours working i.e. late evenings / weekends etc. Wherever possible, the Company will provide as much notice as possible but given the nature of the business this is not always possible i.e. breakdowns.


The package on offer: 

€35k - €45k depending on experience & qualifications.