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Transport and Rail

Field Service Engineer

A qualified HGV mechanic is needed to work as a Field Service Engineer for a well-known National Fleet Engineering company

As a Field Service Engineer you will carry out fault diagnosis, repair, routine maintenance and provide technical support and advice on tankers and HGVs to internal engineering staff, customers and other third party engineering personnel where required. You will also assist the Technical and Sales teams with equipment technical specifications and guidance for the preparation of hire quotations and new vehicle preparation for hires. You will develop relationships with customers to identify opportunities for further service, hire & training revenue and where appropriate identifying new third party repair agents and ensuring they operate to company standards and procedures.

In addition to this you will also field and handle telephone calls from hire fleet customers ensuring that breakdown repairs, and other work conducted at a customer’s request, is carried out safely, minimising both customer inconvenience and asset downtime, use the CMMS to log and schedule servicing and repair work, issuing repair orders to third party repair agents within established rate agreements, maintaining tight expenditure controls on such work. Monitoring orders issued and progressing to a speedy and cost-efficient conclusion and ensure that hard copy and computerised maintenance records of all repair work undertaken, are accurate and complete

The successful Field Service Engineer will be an experienced Field Service Engineer and ideally have worked on HGVs, Tankers & Trailers and be a qualified mechanic. You will need a full driving licence, be computer literate and able to work on your own initiative. Good customer facing skills are essential

The Field Service Engineer position comes with a generous benefits package, good career opportunities and the security of working for a national company that puts emphasis on a strong team environment and employee wellbeing

If you would like to work for an innovative and progressive engineering company please call Adam Jones at Major Recruitment or click Apply Now to send your CV

Mobile Mechanic

Company Benefits

⦁ 24 days holiday +8 bank holidays
⦁ Long Service Awards
⦁ Free onsite parking at every depot
⦁ Allocation of a Turkey at Christmas
⦁ In house well-being services
⦁ Optional purchase schemes (Annual leave, Dental, Medical & life Assurance)
⦁ Eye Test Contribution
⦁ Life Assurance at x2 Annual Salary
⦁ Family friendly
⦁ Dress down Fridays
⦁ Birthday Holiday
⦁ Internal Promotion Pathways

1. Key Features of the role

1.1 Attending all depots and customer sites to carry out vehicle servicing, maintenance and repairs while determining the tools and equipment needed to complete request
1.2 Supporting all sites with maintenance of the condition of the fleet to the highest standard, considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate course of actions
1.3 Protecting all Company vehicle/equipment provided by keeping it clean, serviced and reporting any defects that may develop
1.4 Diagnosing faults or malfunctions of fleet, using engine diagnostic equipment such as computerised test equipment and calibration devices
1.5 Analysing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems estimating sizes, distances, and quantities, or determining time, costs, resources, or materials needed to perform a work activity
1.6 Maintaining functional vehicle condition by actioning job allocation requests, conducting inspections, repairing engine failures, repairing mechanical and electrical systems malfunctions, replacing parts and components and repairing body damage in addition to the following duties:
1.6.1 Fitting bearings to adjust, repair, or overhaul mobile mechanical and hydraulic equipment
1.6.2 Cleaning parts by spraying them with grease solvent or immersing them in tanks of solvent
1.6.3 Cleaning, lubricating, and performing other routine maintenance work on equipment and vehicles
1.6.4 Assembling gear systems and aligning frames and gears
1.6.5 Examining parts for damage or excessive wear, using micrometres and gauges
1.6.6 Removing and swapping tyres, as advised, in line with Company tyre policy
1.6.7 Carrying out engine tune-ups, oil changes, tire rotation and changes, wheel balancing, replacing filters
1.6.8 Monitoring and reviewing information from materials or the environment to detect or assess problems
1.7 Complying with Health & Safety at Work Act 1974
1.8 Operating vehicles or equipment in a safe and complaint manner
1.9 Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to the job by participating in educational opportunities, reading technical publications and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources, utilising the Institute of the Automotive Industry
1.10 Identifying information by categorising, estimating, recognising differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events with geographical knowledge being aware of any logistical changes
1.11 Providing information to supervisors and co-workers. Entering or maintaining information in written or electronic forms. Communicating with people outside the organisation and representing the organisation to customers, the public, government and other external sources in a positive light
1.12 Maintaining vehicles’ appearance by cleaning, washing, and painting (including personal vehicle)
1.13 Maintaining vehicle records by recording services and repairs
1.14 Containing costs by using warranties, evaluating service and parts options. Keeping supplies ready by inventorying stock, placing orders and verifying receipts
1.15 Servicing, repairing, calibrating, regulating, fine-tuning or testing machines, devices, and equipment that operate primarily based on electrical or electronic (not mechanical) principles
1.16 Scheduling workload, developing action plan to prioritise, organise, and accomplish your work, monitoring/assessing performance of yourself to make improvements or take corrective action for efficiency
1.17 Determining causes of operating errors and deciding the best course of action, watching gauges, dials or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly
1.18 Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
1.19 Demonstrating knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction
1.20 Actively looking for ways to help people

This role profile is not exhaustive and is subject to review in conjunction with the post-holder and according to the future challenges/developments in the Company.

2. Skills, Knowledge and Experience

2.1 The job holder must hold a full, valid UK driving licence
2.2 Minimum five years’ experience as a Mobile Mechanic
2.3 Must have a recognised Mobile Mechanic qualification i.e., Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair or Diploma in Vehicle Technology or similar
2.4 Knowledge of tyres including use of tyre machine and balancer would be advantageous
2.5 Experience with light commercial vehicles is advantageous
2.6 Good administrative skills
2.7 Good knowledge of Health & Safety act 1974
2.8 The job holder must possess good safety and time-management skills and be experienced in delivering excellent customer service
2.9 The job holder must be skilled at independently problem-solving and analysing information to reach effective solutions, with a persistent and dependable attitude

8.30am-5.30pm Mon-Fri

Cleaning Supervisor (Nigh Shift)

Major Recruitment have an urgent requirement for a Cleaning Supervisor to join our client based in Darlington!

You will working in a busy depot on a full time basis covering the night shift Monday to Friday 10pm-6am. As a Cleaning Supervisor, you will be ensuring all work is completed to a high standard, checking quality of work, while supervising the other cleaners on shift.

This position is Temporary On-going.

Responsibilities of a Cleaning Supervisor:

  • Office and site based Cleaning
  • Touchpoint cleaning
  • Emptying waste bins
  • Manual work
  • Hoovering, mopping, sweeping
  • Cleaning surfaces
  • Completing cleaning schedules and other administrative tasks for senior management
  • Assisting with staff rota and organising shifts for the team.

Ideal candidates:

  • Commercial cleaning experience
  • Experience working as a supervisor or manager
  • Good leadership qualities
  • Experience managing or leading a team
  • Ability to motivate and give good direction
  • Able to complete paperwork and timesheets for staff members
  • Driving license would be advantageous due to shift times


Monday – Friday = 10pm-6am (40 hours per week)

£10.56 per hour



Multi Drop Delivery Driver 3.5t

Major Recruitment are pleased to be working with one of the World’s largest Transport and Distribution company’s.

We are looking for a Multi Drop (65 – 70 parcels per day) 3.5tonne van driver to join our clients established team at their Norwich Depot.

The ideal candidate will have a clean UK driving licence (the client will consider a max of 6 points), be physically fit, have good customer service skills and previous experience of Multi Drop delivery.

Due to Insurance restrictions we can only accept candidates over the age of 25.

All uniform will be provided.

Hours of work are Monday to Friday 07.00 – 18.00 with 1 hour unpaid lunch break.

Pay is £10.00 per hour.

This is a Temp to Perm position, you will initially be employed by Major Recruitment for a 12 week period before switching to a permanent contract with our client.

Major Recruitment ltd act as a Recruitment Business for all temporary and temp to perm positions.