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Vehicle Fitters - Walsall

Posted 31/08/2021
£23,000 - £29,000 per annum
Walsall
Full time


Job title:                                             Vehicle Technician
Location:                                            Walsall
Division:                                             Land Sector
Business Unit:                                    Critical Services (Babcock Vehicle Engineering Ltd)
Reports to:                                          Production Supervisor
Direct reports:                                     None

Main purpose of Role:

The conversion and integration of vehicles to new specifications.

Health and Safety Requirements:
Responsible for the well-being and Health and Safety of yourself and others who may be affected by your acts or omissions, to include;
·        Fully cooperate with your employer in the interests of health and safety
·        Follow the safe system of work in all cases, where this is not possible stop work and report the reasons to your supervisor
·        Comply with any local health and safety arrangements, where this is not possible stop work and report the reasons to your supervisor
·        Do not engage in horseplay at any time within the workplace

Key Objectives / Accountability:
·        Removal and re-installation/fitting of seats, panels, roof lining, door cards, interior trim, engine ancillaries, carpets, switch gear light clusters, bumpers.
·        Removal and refitting of automotive parts and components.
·        Installation of wiring looms and other electrical components
·        Complete minor mechanical tasks e.g.: Changing brake fluid.
·        Complete documentation on work carried out including job sheets, service sheets
·        Prepare, equip, fit and commission all vehicles-both new and used - and strip out the same prior to disposal
·        Testing and instillation of free issue equipment
·        Carry out all duties with regard to general cleanliness and tidiness and assist in the weekly clean-up of the workshop

Measures
·        Quality, HS&E compliance and external and internal audit findings
·        Full compliance with stated processes and work instructions
·        Consistently meet Quality and Build Targets

Person Specification

Experience:
·        Extensive experience of working in an automotive / engineering environment as a Vehicle Technician
·        Experience of working with modern vehicles, including hybrids.


Skills/Knowledge/Competencies:
·        Up to date knowledge of vehicle instillation techniques
·        Understanding of and ability to follow circuit diagrams for installation and fault finding purposes.
·        Auto Electrical Installation experience, with removal/refitting of trim and panels
·        Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
·        Ability to develop and maintain good internal relationships.
·        Ability to act as a credible representative of the company to external parties.
·        Ability to work effectively as part of a team to achieve desired results.
·        Experience of working in an automotive / engineering environment is desirable

Qualifications:
·        Educated to HNC/HND standard or equivalent
·        Full Clean Driving License 

Other:
·        Work in compliance with established Company policies and procedures
·        Demonstrate uncompromising safety, integrity & commitment at all times
·        Carry out any other reasonable requests as and when necessary to meet the varying demands of the business and satisfy customer needs.
·        Have or be willing to obtain the relevant level of security clearance and maintain the relevant level of clearance throughout your employment. Security clearance is a mandatory requirement for your role, failure to maintain will result in disciplinary action and potential dismissal.

Standard benefits are;
Pension scheme – min contribution 4.5% - Company match to 8%. Every 5 years 1% Pension Loyalty fund.  

As part of the pension scheme – Group Life Assurance (4x Pensionable salary)

Flex Bens – Employees to select at a cost to themselves.

·        Serious Illness Cover
·        Travel Insurance Cover
·        Health Cash plan / Dental Cover
·        Corporate Perks
·        Cycle to work scheme
·        Tax free Childcare (Available through the Direct Gov website).


Employee Share Plan scheme:
Holiday 22 plus Bank Holiday 
BVE
In process standard shutdown
May & August & Christmas 
10 floating days 



MPI Limited