HGV Maintenance Fitter

competitive salary and excellent benefits
01 Aug 2018
29 Aug 2018
Sue Arnold
Contract Type
Full Time
Our Client is looking for an HGV Maintenance Fitter at their Faversham site who would be interested in working for a multi customer, market leading Logistics Company on a permanent basis.

On offer is competitive rates of pay, plus unsocial hour’s premium, we are looking for hard working and dedicated people to join their friendly team who are looking to get fully involved and make a difference every day.

Other benefits include:

•           Regular hours of work
•           Weekly tool allowance payment of £11.90
•           Healthcare Cash plan
•           Pension
•           Contracts of up to 40 hours a week, flexible hours available
•           Weekend working and evening shifts available
•           Premiums for night work and unsocial hours
•           Lots of overtime opportunities
•           Childcare vouchers
•           Retail discounts
•           25 days Annual Leave inclusive of bank holidays prorated 
•           Opportunities to earn a Christmas bonus
•           Rota provided in advance
•           Training fully paid
•           Subsidised Canteen serving hot and cold food
•           Free On-Site Car Parking
•           Bicycle Park
•           Free Uniform and PPE provided
•           Lockers provided
•           Employee Relaxation areas including TV’s
•           Life Assurance 4 x Basic Salary
•           Career Progression opportunities throughout our network

This organisation prides itself on being the first choice for their customers and focuses on delivering excellence in everything they do. 

They have an established high-performance culture and ensure that their employees have the opportunity to be fully involved and feel that they can influence their environment every day.

The Role:

You will work within a friendly and experienced team you will carry out all aspects of vehicle maintenance and repairs on a large fleet of commercial vehicles and trailers including breakdowns and recovery.

Working as part of a small close knit team, we are offering evening work (14:00hrs to 22:00hrs) Monday to Friday with rotational weekend working.

In addition to a competitive salary and benefits package, we are able to offer the following:
  • Regular start times
  • Overtime opportunities
  • Career Progression opportunities throughout our network

You will ensure that you achieve:
  • Test vehicles, observe, recognise and report defects or symptoms of impending problems
  • Service, adjust and repair vehicles or components
  • Implement approved manufacturer’s modifications
  • Manufacture or service component parts
  • Recover defective or damaged vehicles
  • Maintain and repair equipment used within transport operation
  • Prepare vehicles and trailers for MOT inspections
  • Prepare written reports regarding vehicle condition, accident damage or defects discovered
  • Keep tools and equipment in a clean and working condition
  • Maintain safety standards at all times and use protective equipment provided

Essential Qualifications:
  • Irtec qualified or NVQ/C&G in Motor Vehicle Studies (Heavy Goods)

Desirable Skills and Experience:
  • LGV Class 1 driving license
  • Preferably 3 years’ experience of HGV Repairs
  • Knowledge of vehicle electrical systems & refrigeration systems
  • Able to work alone or as part of a team
  • Effective communication skills
  • Dependable and reliable       
  • Level headed and works well under pressure
The Company:

They recognise that the key to their success is their people. For them to deliver the best service to their customers, maintain a strong reputation and continue to grow they need to recruit and develop the right people.

This company are always focused on developing their people to enable them to reach their full potential. If you have the drive, aspiration and flexibility required, we can offer excellent development opportunities to ensure you build a successful and rewarding career.

Operating in a wide range of commercial and industrial sectors, including grocery, food service and gas, the company works in partnership with customers such as Starbucks, EAT, Marks and Spencer, Tesco, Morrisons and 2 Sisters Food Group.

To apply please send a copy of your CV to the email address on this job board. 





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