HGV Technician - Early/Late - Peterborough


Newark Road, Peterborough, Peterborough, PE1 5YD


Closes in 17 days

Ford and Slater, DAF European Dealer of the Year 2020, are one of the largest privately owned DAF Truck Dealership Groups in the UK.  With 16 dealerships across Central, Eastern and Northern England, we offer a range of cost-effective transport and finance solutions.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure repairs are carried out according to manufacturer’s procedures and in a safe and responsible manner.
  • Assist in fault diagnosis.
  • Road test vehicle when required, subject to licence restrictions.
  • Ensure repairs are carried out in accordance with manufacturer standard times.
  • Comply with warranty procedures during repairs ensure warranty displaced material returned on completion of a repair.
  • Assist with good workshop and dealership housekeeping at all times.
  • Work with the parts team to ensure the correct replacement parts are fitted to the vehicles.
  • Ensure that the company time recording procedures are complied with and job cards write ups are completed accurately.
  • Ensure that service sheets are completed as per manufacturer/customer instructions.
  • Ensure that all vehicle defects are reported to the workshop supervisor.
  • Attend any technical or development training that is made available.
  • Any other duties commensurate with the level of this post, which will be discussed with you.

The successful candidate will ideally come from a time served Motor Vehicle technician background having attained appropriate City & Guilds, NVQ or B/TEC qualifications. More importantly you will have experience of working in a Heavy Goods Vehicle workshop preferably in a franchise dealer environment. A HGV license is desired but not essential.

You will have excellent diagnostic capabilities, a flexible approach, a strong work commitment and team ethic and the ability to further develop your skill and knowledge base through industry leading manufacturer operated training programmes.

In return you can expect to be employed in a safe and professional working environment as part of a committed team, with like minded individuals and the security of working for one of the largest privately owned Commercial Vehicle dealerships in the UK. You can expect a competitive rate of pay with 22 days paid annual holiday, an opportunity to join the company pension scheme and the chance to progress your career within this dynamic Dealer Group.

Who are we?

Founded in 1928, Ford & Slater are the largest independent DAF Dealership group in the UK, specialising in:


We make it our mission to exceed our customers’ expectations when it comes to delivering high quality transport solutions at competitive prices. We do this by providing innovative, customer focused solutions and a “one-stop shop” of commercial vehicle services throughout our dealerships; all supported by our team of highly motivated, skilled and experienced employees.

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