Commercial Vehicle Test Centre & Tachograph Operative

£30000 per annum
17 May 2017
14 Jun 2017
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
The Company is a successful and well respected family owned Transport Company in Halifax. The Company owns a modern fleet of over 60 vehicles and 120 Trailers and carries out the service and maintenance of the fleet in-house. In addition the Company operates an ATF (Approved Test Facility) for MOT testing and Tachograph fitting and calibration, which is also open to third party business.

The Role:
- Under the supervision of the ATF Manager you are to ensure the smooth operation of the ATF MOT Test Centre and Tachograph calibration bay.
- This position will be both varied and busy as you will be involved in managing the reception area together with completing customer service administration and fitting of Tachographs.
- Undertake the installation / calibration of Tachograph units (Training and certification will be supplied if this is required)
- Responsible for providing general administration for the workshop.
- Dealing directly with Customers by phone, email and face to face.
- Assisting with planning and managing the work load via the workshop booking system & Issuing of work to ATF Inspectors, updating and closing of job cards.
- FLT license is required to assist with the loading / unloading of test weights onto vehicles (Training and certification will be supplied if this is required)
- Assistance with other workshop activities such as minor adjustments to lights and any other minor items as and when required.
- Assist raising and issuing of sales invoices and working with Accounts department to ensure payments are received from customers.

Essential skills:
- Good level of literacy, numeracy and IT skills in excel, word and database systems
- Excellent Customer service and administration skills.
- Good communication skills and a Team Player
- Holder of class B driving licence essential, class C+E would be desirable.

Desirable skills:
- Experience within the Automotive or Automotive electrics industry
- Mechanical knowledge or experience of a workshop environment.
- Knowledge of MOT Preparation, servicing and repair of Tachograph equipment.

The role is based at their Halifax depot

The candidate must be flexible and willing to undertake additional training and personal development where required for the improvement of the department. The candidate must ensure that safe working practices are adopted by employees, to maintain a safe working environment for employees and service users.

Work in compliance with the Codes of Conduct, Regulations and policies of the company, and its commitment to equal opportunities.

Ensure that output and quality of work is of a high standard and complies with current legislation/standards

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