Do you have:
- A relevant formal qualification (City & Guilds / NVQ Level 3 in Heavy Goods Vehicle Repair)?
- Previous workshop experience, including mentoring staff?
- Tachograph and IRTEC Experience (desirable)
Are you looking for a new challenge with a highly successful HGV and Commercial Vehicle Group where your contribution is recognised?
If you can answer YES, then you may be the person we are looking for!
You will spend most of your time in our Workshop maintaining Commercial vehicles to the high standards, carrying out inspections, repairs and services as well as carrying out roadside repairs to recover vehicles. You will be responsible for a team of technicians, supporting and guiding them in the duties, and mentoring some less experienced technicians through their learning.
Analysis and diagnostics vehicles are also a critical part of this role to ensure we exceed our Customers’ expectations.
To service, adjust and repair vehicles or components using the tools and equipment provided in safe and proper manner, efficiently and within the allocated time and to the required standard. To assist the Workshop Controller in the efficient running of the workshop, providing assistance and support to a team of Technician’s in order that vehicles are completed correctly within determined times for jobs.
Main duties to include:
- To examine vehicles and components and report orally or in writing on the condition/defects that impact on safety and reliability.
- To examine vehicles completely and report orally or in writing upon the vehicles condition, safety and reliability, and performance (MOT).
- To interpret and implement technical service instructions data and to indent such information for replacement.
- To carry out roadside repairs and to recover defective or damaged vehicles within the terms of the law.
- To bring to the Workshop Controller or Service Manager’s attention any faults noticed in either the interests of the owner or other faults that could make the vehicle dangerous or illegal if taken out on a public highway.
- To ensure complete return of job cards on completion, to ensure that job times are met and job write-ups reflect accurately what has been done.
- To ensure all Technicians follow Manufacture guidelines and policies for Roadside and Dealer Standards; completing all relevant paperwork both electronic and hard copies ensuring it is second authorised where applicable.
- To attend recognised course of instruction as and when required, whilst providing guidance and promoting self-development amongst colleagues/team members and assisting in the training of apprentices upon assignment.
- To protect vehicles against damage and ensure a high standard of cleanliness within the working area and to observe and comply with the Group Health & Safety and Environmental Policy at all times and report to the workshop manager any breaches of this policy.
The successful candidate will have:
- Minimum 5 years post apprentice experience with a relevant formal qualification (City & Guilds / NVQ Level 3 in Vehicle Repair)
- proven track record in vehicle repair and servicing
- Experience of working in a dealership environment
- LGV workshop shift supervisory experience - The ability to work as part of a team, take charge, make decisions and to deliver instructions and feedback
- Must be fully conversant with current DVSA HGV Testers.
- Must have a reasonable understanding of electrical systems and components and diagnostics.
- A full valid UK driving license, A HGV Licence would be beneficial
Previous supervisory experience, working within a main dealer / retail workshop would be a distinct advantage.