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Salary: £28k - 30k per year

Location: Belper, Derbyshire

Job Type: Permanent

Date Listed: 19 Nov 2021

Reference: 5214

Experienced Mechanic / Vehicle Technician is required for a world leading automotive company, with a global reputation for quality, passion and performance in Belper on a permanent basis, benefitting from a salary of £30,000 per annum dependant on experience.

Our client is a pioneer within its market in the design and production of high-performance vehicles developing some of the most innovative, durable and exciting all-terrain vehicles currently in production.

They are seeking a highly skilled Mechanic / Vehicle Technician to be responsible for light maintenance and heavy mechanical repairs for a range of all-terrain vehicles. The successful Mechanic / Vehicle Technician will have the ability to strip a potentially damaged vehicle back to component level to ensure each part and component is safe and fit for purpose before repairing and re-building the vehicle to its former glory.

In return the Mechanic / Vehicle Technician will benefit from a permanent role within an exciting company alongside a salary of £30,000 per annum working a day shift Monday to Friday.

Key Responsibilities of the Mechanic / Vehicle Technician:

  • Working both as part of a team and alone you will be responsible for stripping vehicles down to component level
  • Completing repair and maintenance of a range of all-terrain vehicles including complex mechanical repairs such as engine repairs and head gasket replacements.
  • Advise the Production Manager of any issues that might affect a deadline or schedule being met.
  • Option to attend rallies as a technician, but this would not be compulsory.
  • Make sure the workshop is kept clean, tidy and safe, and all H&S practices are followed at all times
  • Make sure all tools and machinery are kept in a fit useable state.
  • Report any tool, machinery or workshop defects to your Production Manager.
  • Submit any training requests or H&S requirements to your Production Manager.

The ideal Mechanic / Vehicle Technician:

  • Level 3 City and Guilds/NVQ qualifications in an automotive discipline is desirable but not essential.
  • Must have extensive hands-on experience of whole vehicles.
  • Experience of complex mechanical repairs is essential
  • Good engineering background essential.
  • Ability to work as a team member and follow work instructions.
  • Resourceful with a proven record of being able to solve problems.
  • Ability to develop good technical solutions to build/ quality issues.
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Knowledge and practical understanding of H&S, C.O.S.H and environmental procedures

Working Hours:

Monday – Thursday: 8.00am – 17.15pm

Friday: 8.00am – 14.15pm

For more information, please Apply Now with a copy of your CV to discuss this role with a member of our team. All applications will be treated in the strictest of confidence.