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Trailer Technician

UK & Ireland > LGW

We have an exciting opportunity in TCR UK Limited at our prestigious site at Gatwick. We are looking for a qualified Trailer Maintenance Technician to come and join our team.
The technician is required to undertake repairs and maintenance of TCR and associated trailers to the required standard. They need to adhere to corporate Health and Safety guidelines, ISO 9001 framework and guidelines on vehicle maintenance.
Working Hours
The working hours for this position are 40 hours shift based Monday to Friday. A 30 minute unpaid lunch break may be taken and 2 x 15 minute tea breaks either side of the shift.
What's on Offer
  • Competitive salary
  • 20 days annual leave, + Bank Holidays. An additional day is accrued for every 2 years of service, up to 3 additional days
  • 6% employer pension contribution 
  • Overtime rate of 1.55 times the basic hourly rate 
  • EE discount for friends and family 
  • Life Assurance 
  • Health Cash Plans  
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Opportunities for further Training on GSE equipment
Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • Repair trailers and dollies as requested by the Workshop Supervisor 
  • Carry out inspections, airside and in the workshop and advise all defects to the Workshop Supervisor before commencing with any repairs or booking out any parts 
  • Collect equipment for workshop servicing and repair 
  • Job card/inspection sheet must be completed correctly to current point of repair and handed to the Workshop Supervisor at the end of each day’s shift.  All non-productive time is also to be added to the correct job card for authorisation by the Workshop Supervisor   
  • Update the Workshop Supervisor of any further work or parts required immediately 
  • Present job cards at stores to enable parts to be supplied 
  • All booked parts used from workshop must on the front of job cards and all parts taken out of hours must be written on parts sheet as confirmation 
  • Inform the Workshop Supervisor immediately upon job completion 
  • Quarantine, label and report all defective tooling immediately to the site Workshop Supervisor 
  • Report any defective items immediately to the Workshop Supervisor and red tag 
  • Accurately complete and hand in manual daily time sheet after each day of shift 
Knowledge, skills and experience:
  • Welding and Fabrication 
  • Analytical and numerate with good communication skills 
  • Understanding of TCR procedures and systems 
  • Customer oriented/service delivery focussed 
  • General knowledge of health and safety regulations 
  • Experience of working in a customer focused environment 
  • Experience in the vehicle maintenance sector 
  • Welding (desirable)
  • Forklift (desirable)
Behavioural Capabilities
  • Ability to deal effectively with people at different levels
  • Good team player, willing to listen and take new ideas on board
  • Have a ‘can do’ attitude - good at making things work and get the job done
  • Self-motivated with good organisational skills
  • Professional, proactive approach
  • Ability to quickly assess and resolve problems with a flexible and adaptable manner

Deadline date for application: 31/10/2019


Building 20312, Larkins Road, Gatwick Airport

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