Fitter (Days)

Full time
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Transport, shipping & logistics
1,001-5,000 employees
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Our commitment to you, once you join our team, is to foster growth and provide developmental opportunities to ensure you reach your utmost potential.

Job Title

Heavy Goods Vehicle Fitter



Main Purpose of Job

Servicing, inspecting and repairing of Heavy Vehicles: class 6/6a and 7


a) Responsible to: Workshop Manager and Workshop Forman

b) Liaise with: Colleagues within the Workshop, Drivers, Departmental Managers, Transport Planners Container sales and Container Control, Stores, Shunters, internal and external customers.

Main Tasks of Job

  • Service and repair vehicles to schedule
  • To maintain vehicles, conduct inspections to DVSA standard, undertake general repairs and offsite breakdowns of both vehicles, trailers, and refrigerated boxes
  • Correctly complete all paperwork required for the role in a timely manner
  • Communicate effectively with all colleagues
  • Maintain excellent standards of housekeeping
  • Maintain excellent health and safety standards
  • Adopt, utilise and work with all current or future IT systems, IE tablets to replace job cards and or parts scanners.
  • The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by your changing role within the organisation and the overall business objectives of the organisation

Key Skills Required

  • Good written skills, numeric with good attention to detail
  • Hold level 3 IMI Qualifications in Motor vehicle work
  • Have a basic understanding of vehicle refrigeration
  • Proactive, innovative and creative approach towards problem solving
  • Able to prioritise
  • Strong team player, encouraging and engaging, able to communicate at all levels
  • Computer literate with a good knowledge of PC applications; Microsoft and outlook

We are looking for the most committed and reliable individuals who possess the knowledge, skills and experience needed for their roles.

In return we can offer competitive pay, excellent benefits, a competitive pension scheme and a rewarding career in an award-winning team