HGV Technician
Ryder Ltd
Edinburgh, UK
5h ago

The Role

Our HGV Technicians are responsible for the mechanical and electrical repair, preventative maintenance and modification of our fleet vehicles.

Ensuring the vehicles remain operational and comply with any legislations. As a qualified HGV Technician to at least NVQ level 2 or time served equivalent, you will have a track record working in similar environments.

We are an inclusive and proactive team of professionals from different automotive backgrounds working to provide the best level of service to our customers.

We pride ourselves on providing the best equipment, training and working environment for our people and work in an environment where the health and safety of our people is paramount.

So for those passionate about delivering world class maintenance service and that thrive in fast moving dynamic environments, we want to hear from you.

About You

In order to be a success as a HGV Technician , we would expect you to both share our values as a business and be able to demonstrate success in a similar role.

You’ll be working in our modern, well-equipped workshop on a varied and up-to-date fleet including DAF, Mercedes and Iveco vehicles, carrying out mechanical and electrical repairs, maintaining the fleet and identifying faults using advanced diagnostic equipment.

We work with blue-chip clients and household names and it’s a fast-paced environment with demanding customers.

You will have a good track record in Heavy Vehicle maintenance along with the relevant NVQ, C&G or similar qualifications ideally and will be able to articulate your successes in a similar service in a similar environment.

You will work a 45 hour weekly rotating shift between Monday and Friday; 06.00 15.00 and 12.00 21.00.

Salary & Benefits

As a member of the Ryder team you will receive :

  • Salary of £29,566.16 including shift allowance
  • Extra £468 if you have a class 1 or 2 HGV licence
  • Quarterly bonus based on objectives achieved; £1000 annual potential.
  • Up to 33 days holiday including bank holidays
  • Generous pension scheme, with contributions worth up to £1646 per year
  • Annual Top Tech’ Award international competition with high value prize
  • Employee Recognition Scheme
  • Funding for HGV licence
  • Life insurance
  • Company Share Programme
  • Eye care programme, regular health assessments, Occupational Health to ensure your ongoing well-being
  • Sick Pay Schemes
  • Overtime paid at time and half
  • Perkbox discounts
  • About Us

    Commercial vehicle operators are essential to the UK and its economy, delivering services and providing transport which affect all of our lives.

    The haulage industry is the UK’s fifth largest employer and worth £124bn GVA* to the UK economy. 89% of all goods transported by land in Great Britain are moved directly by road.

    Source : Road Haulage Facts & Stats, RHA

  • Gross Value Added
  • As the UK’s leading independent provider of commercial vehicle rental, contract hire and fleet maintenance for over 45 years, Ryder understands the complexities and priorities of the transportation and logistics industry.

    Ryder’s fleet of 20,000 vans, trucks and trailers is supported by a nationwide network of maintenance locations, 24 / 7 national breakdown assistance, and a large team of qualified technicians with a clear focus on up-

    time, compliance and choice. We work hard to understand our clients’ businesses and provide customised solutions to meet their individual transportation needs.

    The driving force behind Ryder’s success is our people. Ever better™ is our purpose and our mantra. To our customers and our employees it is a promise.

    A promise to unlock hidden opportunities, to dig in when others let up and to commit to maintaining a workplace in which our employees are encouraged to thrive.

    We understand that unrivalled leadership inspires individuals and promotes continuous improvement. We respect each of our 34,000 employees worldwide, valuing their contribution, ideas and diversity, empowering and developing them as successful individuals and teams.

    Job Types : Full-time, Permanent

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