Vehicle Technician

  • Job Reference: 305186
  • Date Posted: 4 July 2024
  • Employer: Royal Mail Group
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  • Location: WEST BROMWICH (B70 0EB), United Kingdom
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Duration: Permanent

Job Description

We are now recruiting Vehicle Technicians at our West Midlands Workshop on a permanent contract, to earn up to £70,000 per annum.

Do you want to join the largest fleet operator in the UK? Do you want to take the next step and develop your career?

Salary: £35,364 per annum plus a shift allowance of £78.00 per week when working the 13:30 - 22:00. shift and a shift allowance of £117.00 per week when working the night shift. A weekend supplement for Saturday (£50 per attendance) and/or Sunday (£100 per attendance). Saturday working will be required on a rotational basis once every 3 weeks. The Workshop is not currently operational on a Sunday but may do so in the future. 

A Royal Mail Technician can expect to earn between £50,000 and £70,000 per annum excluding overtime. 

Contract Type: Permanent  

Working Hours:   Full time - 39.5hrs hours per week, working 5 over 7 days (rotating shift pattern; Week 1 : Early Shift working between 06:00 - 14:30 5 days over 6 including a Saturday with a day off in the week, Week 2 : Night shift working between 21:30 - 06:00, Week 3: Late Shift working between 13:30 - 22:00).

You may be eligible for a welcome bonus of £1500


22.5 days annual holiday (plus bank holidays) on entry, with the option to purchase more, rising with service
A 39.5 hour working week (excluding meal breaks)
A competitive company pension scheme
A great opportunity to develop your career working for the largest fleet operator in the UK
Modern workshop facilities and equipment
PPE and image clothing (including overalls and steel toe capped boots) supplied
Annual training and development plan provided
Development and progression opportunities into management structure

The Role

With a Fleet of over 49,000 vehicles, meeting the challenge of maintaining our vehicles is a real team effort. With the opportunity to work on a range of makes and models of vehicle, there couldn't be a better time to join Royal Mail as a Vehicle Technician.

We are looking for professional vehicle technicians to perform a full range of inspections, diagnosis, maintenance and repair procedures on a range of vehicle, trailers and mechanical equipment operated by Royal Mail Group. As a team player who takes real pride in their work, you'll be prepared to go the extra mile to ensure the job is done effectively.

As an experienced technician you will have your own personal toolkit equipped to undertake routine maintenance and repair of light/heavy vehicles. Specialist tooling and equipment will be provided for common use by everyone within the workshop.

Successful candidates must be fully qualified to at least advanced level (IMI Level 3 in Light or Heavy vehicle maintenance & repair or an equivalent qualification) and have proven (via CV) experience of working on a wide range of vehicles for example LCV/LGV's.

We also require you to have a full manual driving licence (LGV preferred with trailer experience for HGV technicians). 

With career progression and development opportunities, you'll be able to make your mark at Royal Mail. 

If you want to take advantage of this fantastic opportunity, please click Apply now'.

Job Reference: 305186