MORAN LOGISTICS \\ career opportunity

HGV Mechanic – Castle Donington

Night Shift
Castle Donington
Posted 4 months ago

We are currently looking for an onsite HGV Mechanic, working 4 on 4 off 17.00- 05.00 shift pattern, offering a competitive salary, and a company pension scheme, PPE supplied.

Reporting directly to the National Fleet Manager this role is responsible for ensuring all fleet vehicles are in a road worth condition and that service operations are maintained by inspecting and maintaining vehicles.


Also ensuring full compliance with company policies and procedures and any legal requirements at all times.



  • Responsible for the maintenance and repair of company vehicles
  • Ensuring the daily control and monitoring of driver defects, ensuring the fleet is legally compliant
  • Responsible for ensuring preventative maintenance such as, engine tune-ups, oil changes, wheel balancing and replacing filters, is kept up to date on fleet vehicles
  • Maintaining vehicle functional condition by listening to operator complaints; conducting inspections; repairing engine failures; repairing mechanical and electrical systems malfunctions; replacing parts and components; repairing body damage.
  • Verifying vehicle serviceability by conducting test drives; adjusting controls and systems.
  • Complying with any legal vehicle requirements by testing engine, safety, and any control standards.
  • Responsible for maintaining vehicle records by recording service and repairs in line with company policies and procedures and legal requirements
  • Keeping company fleet vehicles operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance and calling for repairs.
  • Maintaining fleet costs by using warranty; evaluating service and parts options.
  • Keeping supplies ready by inventorying stock; placing orders and verifying receipt.
  • Advise your line Manager and relevant Transport Manager of work required to ensure vehicle is in a road worthy condition
  • Understand and adhere to the company policy and procedures
  • Support the fleet team as required
  • Proactive approach to preventative maintenance.



  • Full UK driving license
  • Must have a relevant technical motor mechanic qualification
  • A demonstrable understanding of vehicle maintenance practices and procedures
  • Full LGV license would be advantageous.
  • Be able to demonstrate a good working knowledge of current health and safety, Environmental and Road Transport legislation.
  • Good communication and listening skills.
  • Ability to listen to and follow instructions.
  • Ability to work to deadlines.
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure.
  • A good accuracy level is essential.
  • Good numeracy and literacy.
  • Ability to work alone or as part of a team as required.
  • Organise own workload and have ability to balance priorities.
  • Taillift and fridge maintenance experience would be advantageous.
  • Strong negotiator/ Challenging nature.
  • Previous experience dealing with Daf/man desirable
  • Financially conscious.


  • To be flexible to cover sickness and holidays, as necessary.
  • To carry out any other task that is reasonable and within your skill set as business needs dictate.




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