Based at our Waitrose Regional Distribution Workshop in Aylesford, Kent, our Vehicle Technician ensures our fleet of vehicles remain well maintained and road-worthy.
At a glance:
The salary offered for this role is up to £42,700, plus applicable shift premiums and overtime when required.
This role is a permanent, full time role.
Week 1 - 6am - 2pm
Week 2 - 2pm - 10pm
What you'll be doing
As a Technician within the team, you’ll be working on our large HGV lorries. It will be your job to ensure all vehicles are maintained to a safe and roadworthy standard to both VOSA and Partnership’s requirements.
As well as ensuring that the relevant sections of all inspections, services and defect sheets are completed in compliance with our ‘O’ Licence obligations, and that all spares requests and time books are completed daily. You will need to be aware of best practice and current commercial vehicle repair techniques, to be able to ensure that high quality repairs are carried out in a cost effective manner and that the use of spare parts and consumables reflect the level of work carried out.
Why join us?
Our Vehicle Workshop is growing and you’ll be working with many experienced Partners. Our current technicians will ensure you have all the tools you need to succeed and excel in your role, giving you the opportunities to develop your knowledge and progress your career. You’ll also be around to help support the development of our apprentices within the workshop too. Allowing you to share your own knowledge and experience for the growth of the team.
Working in our Vehicle workshop is a fun and supportive environment. As a co-owned business, all of our Partners work together to ensure all goals are achieved and that everyone in the team is a part of that success.
Essential Experience/Qualifications required:
City and Guilds 1,2,3 Vehicle technician or equivalent qualifications
Full UK Driving Licence
A proven background in transport commercial vehicle repairs
Knowledge of commercial vehicle legislation and roadworthiness
Benefits of the Partnership and the Role
You will enjoy 25% discount at John Lewis and 20% in Waitrose
The Partnership has a competitive pension scheme where your contributions will be matched by the Partnership (up to 8% of pay)
Excellent work life balance, including focus on well being and flexible working and our marketing leading equal parenthood leave Policy
Find out more about the extensive range of exciting benefits that you could enjoy when you join us on our website under About the Partnership; Benefits.
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