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Vacancy Details

HGV Mechanic - REF No. HQ4503

Industry Sector: Engineering - Automotive
Location: Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland

Salary: circa £23000 per Annum

FRS Office: FRS Headquarters
Consultant: William Son

Job Summary

A major UK retail solutions provider based in Dunfermline has a requirement for an HGV Mechanic. This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to build on previous experience and expand on their current skills set. An understanding of the need to work accurately and safely to a high quality of workmanship is essential as Company vehicles are inspected regularly by external organisations. The company's business covers the whole of Scotland and whilst travelling to company sites will attract overtime pay, no overnight stays will be required.

Detailed Job Description

A major UK retail solutions provider based in Dunfermline has a requirement for an HGV Mechanic. This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to build on previous experience and expand on their current skills set.

An understanding of the need to work accurately and safely to a high quality of workmanship is essential as Company vehicles are inspected regularly by external organisations.

The company's business covers the whole of Scotland and whilst travelling to company sites will attract overtime pay, no overnight stays will be required.

JOB PURPOSE

To efficiently and accurately service and maintain the Company's commercial vehicles and cars in line with DVSA maintenance policies.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Heavy Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Competence (4270-23)
BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Heavy Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Competence Principles (Qualifications & Credit Framework (QCF))
Scottish Vocational Qualification (SVQ) Level 3 in Vehicle Maintenance & Electronic Systems: Maintenance & Repairs

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

The main duties will include ensuring the efficient maintenance of the vehicle fleet, comprising of refrigerated DAF and Mercedes trucks, to the required legislative standards and that those vehicles are inspected and serviced in line with Company Policy in order to minimise vehicle off road time for all vehicles.

Under the guidance of the Workshop Supervisor, the HGV Mechanic will:

Carry out workshop procedures, making cost effective use of materials and time;

Attend all training courses as directed;

Be aware of the Health & Safety at Work Policy Rules;

Ensure correct storage and disposal of materials, oil and effluent, so Company environmental standards are consistently achieved;

Carry out such other duties that might be reasonably requested.

KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

ln agreement with the Workshop Supervisor, the HGV Mechanic will be expected to achieve KPIs that will typically include:

Vehicles maintained to schedule on time
Repair costs within budgeted levels
Repair times within targeted levels
Targets for vehicles' off-road time
Acceptable absence levels

COMPANY VALUES

The successful applicant will be expected to adhere to, and promote in others, the Company Values:

Delivery - doing exactly what is promised
Teamwork - working together to drive better performances
Adaptability - responding positively to changing circumstances

HOURS

Hours will be worked over 5 days in every 7 day period, including weekends and bank holidays as needed. A flexible attitude to working hours is essential as start/ finish times may vary depending on the needs of the operation.

SALARY

Salary for this position is £23,000. Overtime is always available (which often applies to travel time required to visit other Company sites) to take earnings above £25,000.

A major UK retail solutions provider based in Dunfermline has a requirement for an HGV Mechanic. This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to build on previous experience and expand on their current skills set.

An understanding of the need to work accurately and safely to a high quality of workmanship is essential as Company vehicles are inspected regularly by external organisations.

The company's business covers the whole of Scotland and whilst travelling to company sites will attract overtime pay, no overnight stays will be required.


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