HGV Technician

HGV Technician – Felixstowe- up to £20 per hour!

£1000 Signing Bonus (direct applicants only)

Monday-Friday 06:00 – 14.00 and 14.00 - 22.00hrs
Alternative Saturday 0600hrs to 1300hrs @ overtime

Here at Volvo Trucks, we are looking for HGV technicians to join our Felixstowe Site.

As an HGV technician, you will be joining our Service & Workshop team at our Volvo Truck and Bus Centre. Where you will be ensuring repairs are carried out according to Volvos Standards. Here at Volvo Trucks, we believe are at the forefront of Electromobility so you will also be working on a range of systems which include alternative fuels such as LNG, hybrid and Full electric vehicles.

Don’t worry if you don’t have experience with these alternative systems. When joining you will be provided with a training path. Starting with an induction at the depot to foundations events which will take you through all systems you will be using. As well as a number of courses both online and in-person to develop your skills and support you in your new role. You can train to Master Technician you will receive IMI Level 4 qualification.

What we have to offer

  • Salary of up to £20 per hour and £1000 joining Bonus. Overtime at time and half Monday – Saturday. Double time on Sundays and bank holidays
  • 25 days holiday
  • Generous Pension
  • Health cash plan- includes Access to dental insurance
  • Ignition, our electric vehicle salary sacrifice scheme
  • Enhanced holiday package
  • Enhanced Maternity/Paternity leave
  • Employee savings and retail discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Support for you and your family through an online Wellbeing Centre
  • Workwear provided
At Volvo Truck and Bus, we believe our employees are our greatest assets to enable us to deliver excellent service to our customers. Our culture promotes training and development to help individuals reach their career goals, and positive working relationships between staff and managers where ideas are valued.

Key Responsibilities and Skills
As a Technician, you’ll be directly responsible for ensuring that vehicle repairs are carried out to the highest possible standard at this efficient and modern retail Dealer point.
You’ll be expected to have technical and practical competency when it comes to the repair and maintenance of HGVs, and you must be able to effectively communicate at all levels on a written and verbal basis. You should be flexible enough to adapt to new processes and develop new skills when required, and participate in training and development activities. We’ll also expect you to be an active member of our busy team while being competent enough to develop new working processes or to enhance current ones.

  • Ensure repairs are carried out according to the manufacturer’s procedures, safely and responsibly
  • Ensure repairs are carried out in accordance with Volvo Standard Times using Volvo Special Tools where appropriate
  • Assist in the fault diagnosis process
  • Comply with warranty procedures during repairs and warranty material on completion of each repair
  • Assist with Action Service Europe when required
  • Work with the Parts Team to ensure the correct replacement parts are fitted
  • Road test vehicles when required (if you hold an HGV licence)
  • Assist with roadside breakdowns
  • Ensure company time recording procedures are complied with, and that job cards are completed accurately
  • Ensure service sheets are completed as per Volvo instructions
  • Ensure all vehicle defects are reported to workshop controllers
  • Keep all workshop facilities, equipment and tools clean, tidy and well maintained
  • Support the development of young trainees and apprentices
  • City and Guilds, an NVQ3 or equivalent qualification is required
  • You’ll also have completed an apprenticeship in the HGV industry, or have equivalent experience, along with relevant experience in the commercial vehicle industry.
  • A basic knowledge of computer software packages including Word, Excel and Outlook is preferred, as is a general level of computer literacy.
  • we’d expect you to have a basic working knowledge of vehicle technology.

So, if you’re genuinely excited by what we have on offer and know that you can further strengthen the Volvo Trucks team to make it even more of a success, then don’t hesitate to get in touch with us.

We value your data privacy and therefore do not accept applications via mail.

Who we are and what we believe in
Our focus on Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity allows each of us the opportunity to bring our full authentic self to work and thrive by providing a safe and supportive environment, free of harassment and discrimination. We are committed to removing the barriers to entry, which is why we ask that even if you feel you may not meet every qualification on the job description, please apply and let us decide.

Applying to this job offers you the opportunity to join Volvo Group. Every day, across the globe, our trucks, buses, engines, construction equipment, financial services, and solutions make modern life possible. We are almost 100,000 people empowered to shape the future landscape of efficient, safe and sustainable transport solutions. Fulfilling our mission creates countless career opportunities for talents with sharp minds and passion across the group’s leading brands and entities.

At Volvo Trucks you will be part of leading the way towards a sustainable transport industry. For nearly a century we have been innovating for people – to make life easier, better and safer. Driving progress is our promise to customers, to the industry and to society. At Volvo Trucks we share a curiosity to learn, we work with passion and we embrace change to stay ahead. Join us, together we move the world we want to live in. 

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