Apprentice HGV Technician

Apprentice Heavy Vehicle Technician (HGV) Renault Trucks - Felixstowe
Brief overview of the role
With strong growth in 2018, winning a prestigious Design Award in 2018, the new Electric vehicles joining our UK market in 2019 and a growing Aftermarket support across Service, Parts and Used Trucks, being part of Renault Trucks is an exciting place to be. Want to join us?
At Renault, we pride ourselves on producing world class vehicles with excellent performance and impeccable reliability. We train our staff to the same high standards via our Technician Apprentice Programme – considered to be the best in the industry.
Closing date
July 2019
Apprenticeship summary
40 hours a week, Mon-Fri
£National Apprentice Rate TBC
Apprenticeship level
Advanced Level Apprenticeship
Vacancy description
Areas of responsibility include:
  • To attain high levels of morale and focus to ensure the highest possible levels of productive efficiency, quality of workmanship and production finish in order to sustain growth in customer confidence in the service provided by the Dealer point.
  • Ensure the Dealer point works to the criteria laid down in the Company Health and Safety policy.
  • Assist technician to carry out repairs according to Renault procedures in a safe and responsible manner.
  • Learn how to use Renault special tools safely and efficiently.
  • Wear personal protective equipment (PPE) when required.
  • Assist with cleaning the workshop.
  • Comply with warranty procedures during repairs and with warranty material on completion of repair.
  • Ensure that the company’s time recording procedures are complied with.
  • Ensure job cards are completed accurately.
  • Ensure all vehicle defects are reported to workshop Supervisor.
  • Attend college courses regularly and achieve the standards required by the course.
  • Attend any technical or development training that is made available.

General duties:
  • Work with the team to ensure a strong top team ethos.
  • Support the development of character, skills, attitude and superior individual and team performance.
  • Ensure that you conduct yourself in a business-like and professional manner.
  • Ensure that the workshop facilities, equipment and tools are kept clean, tidy and maintained, reflecting the Renault image of an efficient and modern retail Dealer point.

Requirements and prospects
Desired skills
  • To be able to effectively communicate at all levels both written and verbally.
  • To be able to work on developing new or enhancing existing processes.
  • To be able to adapt and take on new skills and approaches.

Personal qualities
  • Have a real interest in the retail motor industry.
  • Be willing to provide an excellent service to our customers.
  • The right attitude, determination and commitment.

Qualifications required
  • If you have the desire and passion to work in the motor industry, good GCSE grades (or equivalent) or can demonstrate a reasonable level of knowledge in Maths and Science, this could be your first step to a fantastic future in Renault.

Future prospects
Progression to a higher qualification.

Training provider - Stephenson College
Training to be provided
Standard Level 3 Qualification- HGV Maintenance and Repair.
  • Level 3 Standard HGV Maintenance and Repair.
  • Employer Rights & Responsibilities.
  • Functional Skills Level 1 and 2 Maths and English.
  • Block release at Stephenson College.
  • Accommodation and meals will be provided.

Qualification and Block release will be explained in more detail at the time of Assessment/Interview.
Renault Truck Commercials is an Equal opportunity Employer

About Us

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus, Sunwin Bus and Volvo Penta.

Since 1894, Renault Trucks supplies transport professionals with robust tools and robust relationships. The vehicles (from 2.8 to 120 tons) and services offering are adapted to different transport applications and contribute to reduce customers’ operational costs. With Renault Trucks you will be part of a global and diverse team. We work with passion, we trust each other and we embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

We want to get to know you

Application Process

Apply

An email confirmation will be sent as soon as you submit your application. After this, it is still possible to update your personal profile.

Interview

If selected for an interview, you will be contacted with information about the following process steps: second interview, assessments and references.

Selection

All candidates will be notified when a final candidate is selected for the job. You can choose for us to keep your resume in our database and activate a search agent that will look for other jobs that match your profile.

Introduction

When you begin your employment, you will receive an introduction to help you quickly become part of the team and start working with your tasks in the best possible way.

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