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Master Technician / Senior Mechanic

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Salary: £30k - 35k per year

Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire

Job Type: Permanent

Date Listed: 09 Jul 2019

Reference: 4370 - KA

Master Technician / Senior Mechanic required to join a leading commercial vehicle group based in West Yorkshire, paying a salary in the region of £30,000 - £35,000 per annum.

A family owned and run motor group are seeking to recruit a confident and experienced Master Technician / Senior Mechanic with a flair for leadership and people management to join their team based in their BRAND-NEW CENTRE in Leeds.

With a dynamic and forward-thinking work ethic, you’ll be part of a family run company as part of a wider network of centres with a history spanning across 15years. You’ll be an expert in mechanical maintenance and repairs with the ability to lead a team of technicians to develop and grow them into top-class tradesmen within the mechanical world. You’ll be welcomed into an established team as a Master Technician / Senior Mechanic and support them on regular servicing, maintenance, mechanical repairs and warranty work alike to achieve company goals and contribute to team targets.

Our client is looking for an VAG experienced, time served and qualified Master Technician / Senior Mechanic ideally to Level 3 NVQ (or equivalent) standards alongside experience within a Senior Technician, Master Technician or Workshop Control discipline and a forward-thinking attitude and approach to leading a team.

Main Duties and Responsibilities;

  • Liaison with the Service Manager and wider Technician team regarding jobs
  • Mechanical repairs and maintenance of commercial vehicles
  • Servicing of commercial vehicles
  • Fault finding and diagnosis on vehicles using in-house diagnostic system equipment (ODIS)
  • Complete diagnostic repairs on a range of vehicle models
  • Complete warranty work to manufacturer specifications
  • Work closely with the wider technician team to lead by example
  • Assist and advise wider technician team on a variety of mechanical jobs
  • Communication of work required, and work carried out to customers
  • Complete all relevant paperwork in accordance to work carried out
  • Complete all work to the highest standards within scheduled time-frames
  • Adhere to Health and Safety regulations and Workshop Housekeeping procedures at all times

The Ideal Master Technician / Senior Mechanic;

  • Qualified to NVQ or City & Guilds Level 3 standards within an Automotive discipline
  • Previous experience within an Independent or Dealership environment
  • Experienced working on commercial vehicles (desired not essential)
  • Experienced working on VAG group vehicles
  • Previous experience in Diagnostic Equipment (ODIS Diagnostic Systems desirable)
  • Ownership of fully equipped Tool Box
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent leadership skill and attitude
  • Full UK Driving Licence

Working Hours:

Monday – Friday: 8am – 5pm

Saturdays: 8.30am – 12.30om (on a team rota basis)