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Commercial Vehicle Technician Shift Leader

Grimsby, Lincolnshire
£36,000 to £37,000
Job Type
28 Jul 2022
My client in Grimsby have a vacancy for a HGV Shift Leader Technician to join their team. If this sounds appealing

Main duties will include:

As a HGV Shift Leader Technician in Grimsby you will be required to service and repair vehicles in a safe and economical manner employing such skills and knowledge as may be required, including the ability to diagnose faults with the minimum supervision. The purpose of the role is to motivate, lead and supervise a team of Commercial Vehicle Fitters whilst assisting and deputising for the Workshop Controller to ensure that customer's vehicles are completed on time in order that vehicles are completed correctly within determined times for jobs.

You will work a 42.5 hour week on a 2 week rotating shift pattern.

WK1 Monday to Friday 06.00am - 15.00pm

WK2 Monday to Friday 13.30pm - 22.30pm

This role carries an OTE 44k Plus!

To examine vehicles and components and report orally or in writing on the condition/defects that impact on safety and reliability.
To examine vehicles completely and report orally or in writing upon the vehicles condition, safety and reliability, and performance (MOT).
To interpret and implement technical service instructions data and to indent such information for replacement.
To carry out roadside repairs and to recover defective or damaged vehicles within the terms of the law.
To bring to the Workshop Controller or Service Manager's attention any faults noticed in either the interests of the owner or other faults that could make the vehicle dangerous or illegal if taken out on a public highway.
To ensure complete return of job cards on completion, to ensure that job times are met and job write-ups reflect accurately what has been done.
To ensure all Mechanics follow Manufacture guidelines and policies for Roadside and Dealer Standards; completing all relevant paperwork both electronic and hard copies ensuring it is second authorised where applicable.
To attend recognised course of instruction as and when required, whilst providing guidance and promoting self-development amongst colleagues/team members and assisting in the training of apprentices upon assignment.
To protect vehicles against damage and ensure a high standard of cleanliness within the working area and to always observe and comply with the Group Health & Safety and Environmental Policy and report to the workshop manager any breaches of this policy.To enjoy your time as a Brilliant Colleague within Motus Commercials.

Who Are We Looking for?

The ideal HGV Shift Leader Technician candidate will be ambitious to develop a longstanding career in Service Management:


Hold a relevant formal qualification (City & Guilds / NVQ Level 3 in HGV/ LCV Vehicle Repair).
Previous workshop experience.
Work to a high standard and have a good eye for detail with a methodical approach to their work.
Work well in a team and be a contributing team member with a can do attitude.
Be willing to attend recognised courses of instruction as and when required and to assist in the training of apprentices upon assignment.
Maintain a high standard of cleanliness within the working area and a presentable personal appearance whilst observing the Group Health & Safety and Environmental Policy at all times.The following experience would be an advantage for this role however, not essential:

A HGV licence (class 1)
IRTEC certified
Forklift Licence
ADR Licence
Good diagnostic skills
Main dealer experience

In return:

31 days holiday per year (inclusive of Bank Holidays) rising to 33 on celebration of 5 years' service.
Auto-enrolment Pension Scheme with employer contribution.
2 x Salary Life Assurance.
Family & Friends Discounted Car Scheme.
Retail discounts saving £££'s at high street stores, health & beauty, going out, travel and much more.
Industry Leading Training.
Onsite mental health first aiders.
Discounted Healthcare scheme.
Being Brilliant awards.
Career progression opportunities
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  • Job Reference: 670307273-2
  • Date Posted: 28 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Pure Staff Ltd
    Pure Staff Ltd
  • Location: Grimsby, Lincolnshire
  • Salary: £36,000 to £37,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Upto £7k OTE
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent