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HGV Technician / HGV Mechanic (Days & Nights)

Oldbury (Hub)
Competitive Basic Salary + Incentives
Advertising End Date:
23 Jun 2019
Vacancy Type:
Permanent - Full Time
Job Description
Making the switch to DPD could be the best move you’ll ever make. Represented in the UK by both DPD and DPD Local, we combine fantastic people, amazing service, innovative products and state of the art technology to deliver an incredible customer experience.

We are currently recruiting for an experienced and highly motivated HGV Workshop Technician to join our thriving business. 

This role, which is based in our Oldbury Depot, will offer the successful candidate a chance to work in the state of the art workshop and the opportunity to be part of the UK's leading parcel delivery business in a business critical role.

As the successful HGV Technician, you will report directly to the Workshop Manager and be a key member of the team. Working in a time critical distribution environment, your key accountabilities will include;

  • Servicing and maintaining DPD’s fleet of approximately 900 Mercedes Benz tractor units and in 1,600 trailers.
  • Fault Diagnostics on vehicles
  • MOT Preparation for the vehicles
  • Weekly/ monthly checks of HGV vehicles
  • Mechanical and Electrical repairs on vehicles

About You

As the successful candidate you will have had experience working within a similar Heavy Goods or Heavy Plant role, or have knowledge of yellow goods repairs. Ideally you will be Level 3 trained in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair or be a time served technician.

You will have knowledge of working on Mercedes, DAF, Dennis, Volvo and Renault vehicles.

It would be advantageous if you were irtech licence qualified however this is not essential as we can provide further accreditation for this.

Specific Requirements

  • In this role you will be working on a continental shift pattern of 4 on 4 off days or nights
  • You must hold a full driving licence.

Why DPD?

DPD is the UK’s leading time-critical parcel delivery carrier and as a multiple award- winning business, we’re also a great organisation to join. In return we will offer you an excellent basic salary, excellent achievable bonus and in- house manufacturer training. DPD offer the chance for you to join a rapidly developing organisation, able to offer genuine career and personal development opportunities.

DPD actively promotes its Dignity at Work Policy