HGV Mechanical Engineer - Days

Freight Personnel
Oldbury, UK
27 Aug 2019
04 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is one of Europe's leading distribution companies with business interests in three main areas; Mail, Parcels and Logistics. They are an Express parcels carrier with a reputation for innovation in delivery processes dealing with the delivery of small to medium sized parcels and documents. Our client has a network of over 100 locations within the UK and employs over 600 employees.

ROLE: HGV Mechanical Engineer


SALARY: £32,200 Basic
OTE of around £40k - £45k which includes shift allowance/team incentive and overtime

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and highly motivated HGV Workshop Technician to join our clients thriving business.

This role, which is based in our client Oldbury Depot, will offer the successful candidate a chance to work in the state of the art workshop and the opportunity to be part of the UK's leading
parcel delivery business in a business critical role.

As the successful HGV Technician, you will report directly to the Workshop Manager and be a key member of the team. Working in a time critical distribution environment, your key
accountabilities will include;

-Servicing and maintaining our clients fleet of approximately 900 Mercedes Benz tractor units and in 1,600 trailers.
-Fault Diagnostics on vehicles
-MOT Preparation for the vehicles
-Weekly/ monthly checks of HGV vehicles
-Mechanical and Electrical repairs on vehicles

About You
As the successful candidate you will have had experience working within a similar Heavy Goods or Heavy Plant role, or have knowledge of yellow goods repairs. Ideally you will be Level 3 trained in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair or be a time served technician.
You will have knowledge of working on Mercedes, DAF, Dennis, Volvo and Renault vehicles.
It would be advantageous if you were irtech licence qualified however this is not essential as we can provide further accreditation for this.

Specific Requirements
-This role will be working NIGHTS covering a continental shift pattern of 4 on 4
off nights, typically 7pm-7am

-You must hold a full driving licence.


£32,200 basic salary
OTE £40k - £45k
Pension scheme
22 days holiday plus BH

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/87667475

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