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Vehicle Mechanic

  • Salary: Up to £27305 per annum + Benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Surrey
  • Sector: Electronics / HW Design, Management, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Other, Quality & Compliance, Support, Systems Engineering
  • Date posted: 05/02/2018
  • Job reference: J381112A

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Vehicle Mechanic

A market leading organisation is currently recruiting for a Vehicle Mechanic to take on a permanent position ASAP. The company is highly regarded for its employee recognition and vital position in today's market place. You will be a driven individual who is looking to work in a fast-paced environment with supportive team in a diverse and challenging environment.

The main responsibilities of the role are as follows -

  • Carry out routine maintenance, mechanical and electrical repairs, and modification to equipment in support of the workshop repair process.
  • Carry out equipment and component serviceability inspections.
  • Identify mechanical and electrical faults with vehicle components, assemblies and systems.
  • Ensure all equipment maintenance and repairs are completed in accordance with equipment specific Army Equipment Support Publications (AESP).
  • Carry out road tests of vehicles and functional testing of equipment
  • Update repair progress and job completion on the Joint Asset Management and Engineering Solutions (JAMES) MIS
  • Identify replacement parts and assemblies using Military MIS
  • Demand replacement parts and assemblies
  • Ensure repairable components and assemblies are clean and drained of all fluids before return
  • Support the continuous improvement of the department and contribute towards the RSME contracts continuous improvement targets
  • Carry out pre and after use inspections of any Lifting Equipment (LE)
  • Carry out off site repairs to non-taskworthy or broken down equipment
  • Ensure the highest standards of Engineering Hygiene (EH) and housekeeping are used and maintained within your work area, the workshop and surrounding areas
  • Deputise for the Workshop Supervisor
  • Carry out any other tasks deemed within your area of competence
  • Ensure Company health, safety and environmental procedures are implemented and complied with at all times.

The successful candidate will display the following skills and experience -

  • C&G Level 3 Motor Vehicle Studies or equivalent (Essential)
  • Apprenticeship in Automotive Engineering or equivalent (Essential)
  • Hold a clean UK driving licence (Category C; C+E). (Desirable)
  • Qualified IOSH Working Safely (Desirable)
  • Computer literate in Microsoft packages (Desirable)
  • Experience working with military equipment (Desirable)
  • Confidence and interpersonal skills to engage at all levels
  • Strong team work qualities with the ability to influence others and move toward a common vision or goal
  • Customer focused with the ability to build positive working relationships
  • Flexible and adaptable; able to work in ambiguous situations
  • Resilient and tenacious with a tendency to persevere
  • Ability to work under pressure in a dynamic and changing environment
  • Forward looking with a holistic approach
  • Organised with a natural inclination for planning
  • Problem solving and root cause identification skills
  • Innovative with a continuous improvement and change focus

What's on offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Competitive pension contribution
  • Share Save Scheme
  • Childcare Voucher Scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme

If you would like to be considered for the aforementioned position please submit an application or contact Tom Dugmore on 0117 9309 737

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