Senior Mechanic / Technician

£23000 - £28000 per annum
12 Jan 2018
19 Jan 2018
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Full Time
A well-established, family run business are recruiting! They are expanding rapidly and so is their team.

They are looking for a Senior Mechanic / Technician to join their team as soon as possible.

Along with a vehicle hire service, they supply vans, minibuses and cars to local companies and individuals. They have a well-equipped garage offering a full range of servicing, maintenance and replacement tyres.

Location: Haddenham, Aylesbury, HP17 - easy commute from Aylesbury or Thame

Salary: £23,000 - £28,000 per annum (dependent upon experience)

Reporting to: Managing Director

Working hours are Monday to Friday 08:00 to 18:00 with an hour for lunch.

What you will do

- Carry out services and repairs on cars and light commercial vehicles.
- Diagnose and fix problems on vehicles.
- Fit tyres and check tracking.
- Move vehicles in the yard and collect customer's cars from the MOT centre.
- Maintain MOT and client records as appropriate using current IT systems.
- Ensure client personal and financial details are handled in accordance with ICO rules.
- Willingly work in a small team, supporting and sharing your experience with junior members of the team i.e. apprentices, trainees or less experienced mechanics, and champion their cause.
- Support other areas of the business including checking hire vehicles and making deliveries.
- Ensure that the workplace is kept clean and tidy and in line with Health & Safety procedures.
- Use your initiative and experience to suggest and implement policies and procedures applicable to staff to help make it a great place to work
- Demonstrate excellent customer service as you will be front-facing to our customers, including taking responding to telephone calls, taking messages, follow up client calls and booking in vehicles.

Key Skills & Experience

They are looking for the following qualities and experience:

- Recognised qualification as a motor mechanic / engineer; City and Guilds, NVQ or equivalent.
- A track record of working in a similar automotive workshop role
- Excellent customer service and communication skills
- Flexibility, adaptability and a good team player
- A full current and clean driving licence to drive in the UK (endorsements to be disclosed)
- Experience in your trade, supported by references, (training, support and guidance will be provided as required)
- You will have a positive attitude, be responsible and reliable
- Your time keeping will be exemplary and you will deliver work within specified deadlines
- As a senior in the team you will work on your own initiative
- Your literacy, numeracy and IT skills will be at a good level.

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