Working at Colchester

Working at Colchester is all about bringing the Volvo promise to life. Volvo's corporate culture is characterised by energy in every situation, passion for success and respect for the individual. Based on these values and convictions the aim is to thoroughly integrate total quality in all that Volvo does. The basic principles governing the way of working are participation, involvement, customer focus, continuous improvement and constant feedback. The major challenge is to continue the process of setting the company apart from the competition so as to retain our existing customers and attract new ones in ever larger numbers.



Service Technician

Colchester, Essex


A fantastic apprenticeship opportunity within the Volvo Cars Dealer Network where you can learn and develop both new and your existing skills in an exciting and challenging role - best of all you'll earn while you learn!

Candidates Daily Duties Will Involve

Marking out & measuring basic hand tools 
Bumper to bumper overview service and inspection 
Body materials & Construction 
Engine mechanical 
Cooling and lubrication air & exhaust 
Ignition petrol fuel CI fuels 
Braking systems suspension steering wheels and tyres 
Charging and starter electrical auxiliaries lighting 
Clutches manual/auto gearboxes drivelines

Desired Skills

Excellent communication & listening skills
Problem solver and have an eye for details
Good with your hands
Be very safety conscious
Be patient & well organised 
Comfortable with the use of up to date information technology
The ability to work as part of a team supporting a number of colleagues

Personal Qualities

Desire to work in a results-focussed environment
Take responsibility to keep your product knowledge up to date and relevant
Flexibility to work within Retailer opening hours including weekends

Qualifications Required

You will need 3 GCSEs or equivalent at A-C especially Maths English ICT or equivalent.



We have an opportunity to join our team as a as Volvo Product Genius. The key responsibilities of this role will include, advising customers of technology benefits of Volvo Cars, facilitating and assisting with test drives, photography of used cars, weekend hosting of the showroom and general support with technological aspects of Volvo cars with customers and staff.

The role is full time working Friday to Tuesday with Wednesday and Thursday as days off.

Previous experience in a customer facing role is required however experience in sales or the motor trade is not as full training will be given. What we are looking for is an individual who has exceptional understanding of technology, great customer service skills along with a good understanding of communications methods and a positive can do attitude.