HGV Technician

Recruiter
Wallace Hind Selection
Location
Nuneaton
Salary
32000.00 - 38000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
11 Jul 2019
Closes
27 Jul 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent

We are looking for experienced HGV Technicians / Vehicle Engineers to support the research & development of our industry leading truck & trailer brake and suspension systems, based at our rapidly expanding world class Nuneaton test track & facility.

SALARY: GBP32,000 - GBP38,000

BENEFITS:
?? 37 Hour Week - DAY SHIFT only with Flexible Start & Finish Times
?? Time Off in lieu
?? 25 Days Holiday (plus Bank Holidays)
?? Extensive Training
?? Mobile Phone

LOCATION: Nuneaton, Warwickshire.

COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Birmingham, Coventry, Leicester, Rugby, Loughborough, Hinckley, Lutterworth, Solihull, Leamington Spa, Northampton, Daventry, Corby, Kettering, Burton-on-Trent, Lichfield, Cannock, Walsall

Three reasons why you should apply for this role:

?? You'll get to work on cutting edge vehicle technology at our brand new, state-of the art R&D facility, based at the Horiba MIRA proving ground.
?? You'll get a genuine work / life balance with flexible working hours built around Monday - Friday days only.
?? We will invest in your career with an extensive training budget to support your ongoing vocational or college education.

JOB SPECIFICATION: HGV Technician / Vehicle Engineer

Our goal is to be the world's leading HGV brake & suspension manufacturer and we are well on the way to achieving this aim. To support our continued growth we are looking for HGV Technicians / Vehicle Engineers to support the development and on-vehicle testing of new components and systems.

Your role will be hugely varied and include:

?? The fitting of vehicle air & electronic braking and suspension systems in addition of electronic instrumentation & data logging equipment.
?? Carry out the vehicle testing predominantly in the UK but may include Summer testing in Spain and Winter testing in Sweden.
?? Data analysis and report creation of vehicle test results.
?? The manufacture & fabrication of test rigs and fixings to enable the installation of test equipment.
?? General maintenance of test vehicles.

You may also visit partner organisations to perform periodic test and inspection of installed equipment.

REQUIREMENTS: HGV Technician / Vehicle Engineer

To be considered for this role you MUST be qualified to NVQ or similar in Motor Vehicle Mechanics, City & Guilds 381 Part 1&2 and / or a recognised apprenticeship scheme.

You MUST also have a Class 1 or 2 HGV licence and either:

Be an experienced Commercial Vehicle workshop engineer.
OR
Have a background in Vehicle Diagnostic Systems / Data Logging systems.

You will also have strong IT skills with the ability to diagnose faults through the use of laptop diagnostic software, pressure gauges, rolling roads and multi-meters as well as report writing with the use of Microsoft Office.

Of particular interest is any experience of:

Brake System Fundamentals, Diagnosis and repair.
ABS & EBS
ASR & ESP

If you have an awareness of the legislation in relation to the use of HGV / LGV's on public road or are capable of carrying out routine inspection of trucks and trailers in accordance with VOSA / Manufacturer requirements, you should also apply.

COMPANY PROFILE:

We are a global manufacturer of braking, suspension and electronic braking systems, supplying systems to major truck and trailer manufacturers around the world. Our development and test facilities are extensive, as is our proactive attitude towards employee care and development, with un-rivalled work / life balance and career development opportunities.

Candidates applying for this role may hold the job title of: HGV Technician, Vehicle Technician, Vehicle Engineer, HGV Engineer, HGV Technical Engineer, HGV Mechanic, LGV Mechanic, Vehicle Mechanic, Workshop Engineer, Workshop Technician, Vehicle Test Technician, Vehicle Test Engineer, HGV Test Technician, LGV Test Technician, HGV Test Engineer, Test Engineer, HGV Fitter, Brake Engineer, Brake Technician.

INTERESTED? Please click apply. You will receive an acknowledgement of your application.

Please Note : Wallace Hind Selection have been chosen as the retained recruitment partner of our client and therefore any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.

REF: LH