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Vehicle Maintenance Technician

Job Title: Vehicle Maintenance Technician
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Atherstone
Salary: £31554
Reference: RC314649
Job Published: March 01, 2021 11:53

Job Description

Job Description

We have a rare opportunity for a self-motivated individual to join the Engineering Team as a fully skilled LGV Vehicle Maintenance Technician based at our Vehicle Maintenance Unit in Atherstone. As a Vehicle Technician, you will maintain FedEx Assets' safety and reliability by performing service and maintenance of the company fleet of vehicles and trailers to minimum DOT standards and in line with the company preventative maintenance programme. Ensuring that the fleet is safe, legal and fit for duties. Responsibilities include:

  • Completion of signed service and inspection records

  • Completion of defect reports and associated paperwork to comply with legal requirements.

  • Prepare vehicles and trailers for annual MOT testing (to a standard to ensure 1st time pass)

  • Diagnose a repair vehicles to the high standards expected by the company

  • Road test vehicles (where qualified and instructed to do so)

  • Ensure no vehicle leaves to workshop in an unroadworthy condition

  • Ensuring the correct and effective safe use of all tools, plant and ancillary equipment

  • Maintaining good housekeeping standards carrying out any other duty deemed reasonable by Management

Candidate Description

  • Class one license preferred but not essential.

  • City & Guilds level 3 or equivalent in commercial vehicle repairs and servicing

  • Ability to lift and maneuver Heavy Vehicle Components.

  • Experience with welding activities

  • Previous experience within a similar role

Employer Description

FedEx Express is one of the world's largest express transportation companies and has consistently been selected as one of the top 10 World's Most Admired Companies by "Fortune" magazine. Every day FedEx delivers for its customers with transportation and business solutions, serving more than 220 countries and territories around the globe. We can serve this global network due to our outstanding team of FedEx team members, who are tasked with making every FedEx experience outstanding.

Our Philosophy

The People-Service-Profit philosophy (P-S-P) describes the principles that govern every FedEx decision, policy or activity. FedEx takes care of our people; they, in turn, deliver the impeccable service demanded by our customers, who reward us with the profitability necessary to secure our future. The essential element in making the People-Service-Profit philosophy such a positive force for the company is where we close the circle, and return these profits back into the business, and invest back in our people. Our success in the industry is attributed to our people. Through our P-S-P philosophy, we have a work environment that encourages team members to be innovative in delivering the highest possible quality of service to our customers. We care for their well-being, and value their contributions to the company.

Our Culture

Our culture is important for many reasons, and we intentionally bring it to life through our behaviors, actions and activities in every part of the world. The FedEx culture and values have been a cornerstone of our success and growth since we began in the early 1970's. While other companies can copy our systems, infrastructure and processes, our culture makes us unique and is often a differentiating factor as we compete and grow in today's global marketplace.