Suttons Transport

(TA042) Day Shift HGV Technician, Widnes

Widnes | £Competitive

Job Function: Transport & Logistics
Industry Sector: Logistics, Supply Chain & Distribution

Here at the Suttons Group, a long standing and successful global logistics provider, we have the opportunity for a HGV Technician, Working Day Shifts, to join our team based in Widnes, Cheshire.

Carrying out workshop maintenance including servicing, inspection, repair, MOT preparation and breakdowns, you’ll play a fundamental part in maintaining high standards across our HGV and Truck fleet.
If you’re a Vehicle Technician, with experience servicing and repairing operational equipment, have full understanding of MOT standards and legal compliance, accuracy in work and have the relevant experience, you could be starting a rewarding career at Suttons.

Benefits:

A successful candidate will be looking at a salary of around £31,000 based on a 4 on 4 off day shift pattern.

We’re looking to move quickly on this role so please ensure you read the details below, have the relevant experience and complete the application process.

We hope to see you at Suttons.


Essential Requirements:

• Qualified Vehicle Technician (Level 3)
• HGV and Trailer Maintenance and Repair
• Experience Working in a Goods Vehicle Workshop

Desirable Requirements:

• Tanker Experience
• LGV License
• ADR License

Experience
• Significant, proven transport planning experience in the road tankers sector
• Demonstrable ability to plan multi-site operations
• Experience working with, and managing, internal and external sub-contractors
• Flexible and robust approach to work load
• Commercially astute in relation to vehicle operations and customers charging mechanisms

Skills and Competencies
• Proficient IT Skills, specifically in Microsoft Excel
• Understanding of transport legislation and drivers hours rules, both UK and EU
• Legislation on vehicle roadworthiness/ MOT and active management of such
• Knowledge and prevention of vehicle overloading
• Excellent geographical knowledge of the UK
• CPC qualification desirable.

Your responsibilities will include:
• Strong commitment and understanding of Health and Safety in the workplace
• Shows determination and tenacity to do what is needed to achieve the desired result
• Driven by a desire to produce work of the highest quality
• Excellent Communication Skills
• Ability to work to tight deadlines within a high pressure, customer and cost focused environment
• Self-structured and highly organized
• Shows determination and tenacity to do what is needed to achieve the desired result
• Driven by a desire to produce work of the highest quality
• Excellent Communication Skills
• Ability to work to tight deadlines within a high pressure, customer and cost focused environment
• Self-structured and highly organized

Suttons Group is an equal opportunity recruiter, working within the sales development sector supporting clients across the UK. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other status protected by law. We operate exactly the same when representing our clients or candidates and ensure that every candidate is given every opportunity to be well represented and successful.