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Vehicle Technician

Job details
Posting date: 01 June 2024
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 01 July 2024
Location: Plymouth, PL9 7XX
Company: Royal Mail
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 1067073001

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Summary

We are now recruiting Vehicle Technicians at Plymouth Workshop on a permanent contract, with the potential to earn up to £45,000 per annum.

Do you want to join the largest fleet operator in the UK? Do you want to take the next step and develop your career?

Salary: £35,364 per annum with £50 per attendance Saturday supplement. Weekend working on a Saturday will be required on a rotational basis as part of your conditioned hours once every 3 weeks (day off in the week).

A Royal Mail Technician can expect to earn up to £45,000 including overtime. You may be eligible for a welcome bonus of £1500

Working Hours: ​Full time​ - ​39.5​ hours per week (rotating shift pattern; week 1: 06:00 - 14:30, week 2: 11:30 - 20:00) alternating weeks Monday to Friday. Saturday working every 3rd Saturday. Overtime is regularly available.

Benefits

• 22.5 days annual holiday (plus bank holidays) on entry, with the option to purchase more, rising with service
• A 39.5 hour working week (excluding meal breaks)
• A competitive company pension scheme

• A great opportunity to develop your career working for the largest fleet operator in the UK
• Modern workshop facilities and equipment
• PPE and image clothing (including overalls and steel toe capped boots) supplied
• Annual training and development plan provided
• Development and progression opportunities into management structure

The Role

With a Fleet of over 49,000 vehicles, meeting the challenge of maintaining our vehicles is a real team effort. With the opportunity to work on a range of makes and models of vehicle, there couldn’t be a better time to join Royal Mail as a Vehicle Technician.

We are looking for professional vehicle technicians to perform a full range of inspections, diagnosis, maintenance and repair procedures on a range of vehicle, trailers and mechanical equipment operated by Royal Mail Group. As a team player who takes real pride in their work, you’ll be prepared to go the extra mile to ensure the job is done effectively.

As an experienced technician you will have your own personal toolkit equipped to undertake routine maintenance and repair of light/heavy vehicles. Specialist tooling and equipment will be provided for common use by everyone within the workshop.

Successful candidates must be fully qualified to at least advanced level (IMI Level 3 in Light or Heavy vehicle maintenance & repair or an equivalent qualification) and have proven (via CV) experience of working on a wide range of vehicles for example LCV/LGV. We also require you to have a full manual driving licence.

With career progression and development opportunities, you’ll be able to make your mark at Royal Mail. If you want to take advantage of this fantastic opportunity, please click ‘Apply now’.

Royal Mail are proud of our diverse employee network groups and the active role they play to support belonging and encourage a positive work environment. We are firmly committed to inclusion and passionate about our people representing the communities we serve.

We are happy to support your need for any adjustments during the application and hiring process. Please share the details within your application if required.

Trust forms the foundation of everything we do in Royal Mail. We want to be transparent about what kind of qualities we are looking for and build trust from the very beginning of your journey with us. The first step is your interview, and we mean ‘your’ interview. We want to give you the opportunity to shine. To enable you to do this, we will provide you with your interview questions ahead of the interview taking place. This will allow you time to prepare, and ensure you have your best examples in mind. Royal Mail Group values both trust, and our people.

We are Forces family friendly and a Gold signatory to the Armed Forces Covenant. We welcome applications from ex-Armed Forces personnel, reservists, veterans, cadet instructors and military spouses/partners.

For more information on Royal Mail Group and our values please click here: https://www.internationaldistributionsservices.com/en/about-us/

Job Reference: 311651


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