Job Title; Commercial Vehicle Technician

Key Skills; HGV Technician, Commercial Technician, HGV Licence, FLT Licence, Fault Diagnostics, Vehicle Maintenance, Customer Liaison

Salary; Dependent on experience

Shift; Rotating Shift Pattern: Week 1: Monday to Friday 6:00am – 3:30pm –  45 hours Week 2 Monday to Friday 1:00pm – 9:30pm and Saturday 6:00am 12:00 – 46 hours

Location; Loughborough, Leicestershire

Commutable from; Leicester, Melton Mowbray, Nottingham, Swadlincote, Burton Upon Trent, Nuneaton, Hinckley, Market Bosworth, Derby

Our client, a prestigious company based in Loughborough are seeking a Commercial Vehicle Technician to join their established Workshop Team. The successful candidate will be responsible for effectively maintaining commercial vehicles, trailers and HGVs to DVSA standards, supporting the business in its mission of protecting value, whether that be the Driver, the goods, brand or the brand of their customers.

The Commercial Vehicle Technician will be responsible for the maintenance of both the company’s vehicles along with external customer’s vehicles. The successful individual will be able to effectively process information, diagnose issues and work in a demanding but rewarding environment.

The Role;

  • Carry out routine maintenance and repairs on all makes of vehicles, trailers and HGVs to DVSA standards and company standard
  • Diagnose and rectify all types of faults using experience and ability, working using own initiative, ensuring cost effective and safe repairs to an extremely high standard
  • Attend and repair disabled vehicles at customer sites
  • Ensure that all vehicles worked on are handled carefully and that precautions are taken whilst in the workshop and/or customer premises
  • Ensure that Health and Safety regulations and the company safe systems of work and processes are adhered to at all times
  • Ensure all jobs are recorded properly, appropriately and accurately recording times, ensuring all job cards and service sheets are actioned in the agreed timescales
  • Write up job cards and return parts correctly in a timely manner, correctly labelled
  • Maintaining high standards of housekeeping throughout the shift
  • Keep up to date with all relevant DVSA and product developments, be receptive to training and participate fully in the ongoing development and continuous improvement activities within the business
  • Be flexible in approach and be an effective team player
  • Participate in any site security requirements
  • Complete work as directed by the Foreman, Workshop Manager or General Manager at any time

Our Ideal Candidate;

  • A technical qualification related to Commercial Vehicles (City & Guilds level 3, NVQ level 3, or equivalent) desirable but not essential
  • Current Full Driving Licence as the role will involve travelling to customer’s sites
  • Excellent verbal and numerical skills
  • Ability to work from own initiative and with minimal supervision
  • To be an efficient, neat and disciplined Commercial Vehicle Technician
  • Flexibility, being able to prioritise workload whilst supporting the team is key
  • Responsive and willing to learn, receive training and development
  • Excellent relationship skills with both colleagues and customers alike
  • An understanding of the value of delivering great service to suppliers, colleagues and customers
  • Would be advantageous to have a broad understanding of commercial vehicles in a rental environment
  • Experience in using R2C desirable however not essential
  • HGV and or a Fork Lift Truck License (not essential)

The Benefits

  • Immediate start available
  • Permanent position
  • 25 Days annual leave + Bank Holidays
  • Overtime paid at time + 1/2
  • Social Company Events
  • Family Fun Days
  • ‘Lunch On Us’, once a month
  • Free car parking
  • Genuine career progression

If you are interested in this opportunity please apply directly through this website or call 0116 277 9854. If you have not been contacted within 14 days of your application please assume that you have not been successful. We will, however, retain your application for any future roles for which you may be suitable. This position is advertised on behalf of Jacob Thomas Associates. We have a variety of other permanent and temporary positions available ranging from Supply Chain, Logistics, Administration, Sales, Secretarial, Finance & Accounts, Customer Services, I.T. Engineering and Driving.

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