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HGV Technician / Workshop Foreman

Role Type: Permanent

Location: Kent, Rochester,

Salary From: £37440

Salary To: £45760

Contact Name: Pete Pimperton

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Position: HGV Technician / Workshop Foreman 40 Shift

Location: Stanley House, Anthony’s Way, Medway City Estate, Rochester, ME2 4NF

Line Reporting Manager: Workshop Manager

Salary: £37440 to £45760 + Overtime

Shift Pattern: 1 week earlies and 1 week lates

06:00 to 14:00 Tuesday to Friday 07:00 to 15:00 Saturday

14:00 to 22:00 Monday to Friday

Principle Duties and Accountabilities:

  • Co-ordinate all maintenance activity.
  • Overseeing a pool of 4 technicians.
  • Develop the skill base of all technicians.
  • Offering technical support to both staff and external clients.
  • Look at continuous improvements.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Routine vehicle maintenance to VOSA standards.
  • Preparation and presentation of vehicles and trailers for MOT inspection.
  • Diagnosing of vehicles diagnostic equipment.
  • Good housekeeping and H&S requirements.
  • Ensure all paperwork is completed.

Qualifications / Competency:

  • Experienced Senior commercial vehicle technician with experience of man management
  • Experienced Technician with a professional track record looking to progress to a Foreman role would be possible.
  • You must have a minimum of 5 years industry experience of a Level 3 S/NVQ working with heavy goods vehicles.
  • Qualified – City and Guilds Level 3 in Heavy Vehicle Mechanics or (Level 3 S/NVQ or equivalent) (Preferably IRTEC Trained and Certified)
  • Self-Starter Supervisory / Team Leader experience / Good administration skills
  • Self-motivated team player with strong work ethic and able to work to deadlines
  • Computer Literate
  • HGV Licence would be an advantage
  • Experience of working under own initiative and able to multi-task, with a Keen eye for detail
  • For your hard work we will provide a competitive salary, pension scheme and various training courses

HGV Fitter Health and Safety Responsibilities are:

  • To understand and comply with the company health and safety policy
  • To influence and promote a positive health, safety culture within the organisation and lead by example
  • To ensure all works activities are carried out in a safe manner and in accordance with legislative, company requirements and the risk assessments
  • To ensure housekeeping of the works areas are fully maintained
  • To carry out comprehensively and complete in full all company required workshop documentation
  • To report all health, safety, and environmental incidents to the Line Manager within 2 hours of it happening
  • To ensure you are aware of the company fire and first aid arrangements, and emergency evacuation procedure

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