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Vehicle Technician, Lancashire

Country : United Kingdom United Kingdom

Region : North West

County : Lancashire


Category : Retail

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

Job description

Based at our Leyland Workshop in Matrix Park, Leyland our Vehicle Technician ensures our fleet of Waitrose vehicles remain well maintained and road-worthy.

The salary offered for this role is up to £41,500, plus any overtime when required.

Working 37.5 hours per week, alternate early / late shift patterns as follows:
Week 1 06:00 - 14:00 Monday - Friday
Week 2 14:00 - 22:00 Monday - Friday
Also every other Saturday after the late shift as overtime.

What you'll be doing

As a Technician within the team, you'll be working on our large HGV lorries. It will be your job to ensure all vehicles are maintained to a safe and roadworthy standard to both VOSA and Partnership's requirements.

As well as ensuring that the relevant sections of all inspections, services and defect sheets are completed in compliance with our 'O' Licence obligations, and that all spares requests and time books are completed daily. You will need to be aware of best practice and current commercial vehicle repair techniques, to be able to ensure that high quality repairs are carried out in a cost effective manner and that the use of spare parts and consumables reflect the level of work carried out.

Why join us?

Our Vehicle Workshop is growing and you'll be working with many experienced Partners. Our current technicians will ensure you have all the tools you need to succeed and excel in your role, giving you the opportunities to develop your knowledge and progress your career. You'll also be around to help support the development of our apprentices within the workshop too. Allowing you to share your own knowledge and experience for the growth of the team.

Working in our Vehicle workshop is a fun and supportive environment. As a co-owned business, all of our Partners work together to ensure all goals are achieved and that everyone in the team is a part of that success.

Join us today and not only will you be joining a unique business, you'll also enjoy a vast range of benefits and a healthy work-life balance:


After completion of Earning Membership you'll be entitled to;

20% Discount at Waitrose & Partners on majority of goods

25% Discount at John Lewis & Partners on majority of goods

12% Discount at john Lewis & Partners on electrical & white goods

Defined contribution pension scheme and Life Assurance (4x annual salary)

22 days paid holiday per year, increasing to 25 after 5-years service

And much more! Please visit our Partnership benefits page for more information

Work-Life balance

Discounted holidays at our exclusive Partnerships hotels

VIP suites with discounted tickets at the O2 arena

Generous discounts at numerous restaurants and bars

Exclusive days out for Partners and their families

Essential Experience/Qualifications required:

City and Guilds 1,2,3 Vehicle technician or equivalent qualifications

Full UK Driving Licence

A proven background in transport commercial vehicle repairs

Knowledge of commercial vehicle legislation and roadworthiness

Other Experience/Qualifications you could bring?

Good interpersonal and IT skills

Additional Information

The Partnership supports agile and flexible working practices, such as when, where and how we work. We have several different ways to work flexibly, including part-time, flexible or compressed hours, and job sharing. Head office areas also support a blended working approach. You'll have the opportunity to discuss this further with the hiring manager during your interview and, where it is operationally practicable, they'll do all they can to accommodate your needs.

Please consider the following when making your application for this role:

We occasionally close vacancies early in the event we receive a high volume of applications. Therefore, we recommend you apply early

This role is subject to the following pre-employment screening: 3 year reference check & Driver licence

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