MORAN LOGISTICS \\ career opportunity

Mechanic – Castle Donington

Night Shift
Castle Donington
Posted 3 weeks ago

We are currently looking for an onsite Mechanic, working 4 on 4 off 17.00- 05.00 shift pattern, offering a £40,000 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.

 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • 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.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, EXPERIENCE

  • 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.

 

  • FLEXIBILITY AND AD – HOC
  • 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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