Vehicle Fitter / Vehicle Service Technician / HGV Mechanic

Sandwich, Kent, England
£25000 per annum
13 Oct 2016
10 Nov 2016
Alanna Doyle
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Role: Fitter

Location: Sandwich, CT13

Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum

Position: Full Time, Permanent

The company is one of Europe's leading vehicle remarketers, auctioning in excess of 300,000 vehicles per year through their online auction technology across 15 UK facilities. They work with many of the world's leading insurance, finance, banks, automotive dealers, fleet, and rental car companies who rely on their combination of advanced technology, robust processes, and their people to deliver industry leading performance.

Key Responsibilities:

Reporting to the General Manager, the Fitter is responsible for the pre-service and maintenance of the company's fleet, plant and yard equipment. As the Fitter, you will take ownership of fleet and prepare trucks for six weekly safety inspections using the company's pre-inspection check sheet.

This includes ensuring all vehicle defects are dealt with in a professional and timely manner, either on site or out on the road, and in line with current transport legislation and adhere to legislation so as to keep the company VOSA compliant. As part of your duties, you must inspect and service the various transporter bodies including welding, fabrication, air and hydraulics and consistently maintain all tools, jacks vehicle lifts etc to a good standard.

You will also be responsible for servicing and maintaining various pieces of plant including fork lift trucks, tractors, yard cars and JCB Loaders.

Skills, Knowledge & Experience:

You will need to be determined with a positive Can-do attitude - everyday will be a challenge, so your self-motivation, determination and time management skills will be central to your success:

  • Qualification to work on HGV vehicles and related experience
  • Welding qualification and experience
  • Abrasive wheel and Plant certificates
  • Full drivers licence
  • HGV License would be beneficial


  • Monday to Friday Working
  • 28 days holiday including Bank Holidays
  • Employee benefits scheme providing discounts at many high street retailers
  • Discounted Employee Share Purchase Plan
  • Contributory Personal Pension Plan
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Company Sick Pay (after qualifying period)
  • Family Events

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