Salary: £32,500 - £35,000 pa OTE
Weekly Hours: 40 hours / week
As the UK’s leading vehicle rental specialists, we make a commitment to keep our customers mobile.
In your role, as a Vehicle Technician, we know what is important to you is helping a customer get their vehicle back on the road safely and in quick time. You’re a hands-on, Level 2 or Level 3 qualified Mechanic and, whether the job at hand is routine servicing and maintenance or more complex diagnostics, you will know just how to solve it.
Life as a Vehicle Technician with Northgate Vehicle Hire
Our branch network has developed in the last 12 months - many of our branches are now home to both our LCV and domestic hire vehicle fleets as we continue our unique journey to be the UK’s market-leader in mobility solutions. Our modern workshops, equipped with the latest technology and manufacturer diagnostic tools, are busy, fast-paced places to be and, as a Vehicle Technician, you will play in important role in the success of your team, and our business.
We’re committed to supporting you to be the best you can be. We’re confident that producing work of the highest technical and quality standards will be second nature to you and you can be sure we will offer you plenty of opportunities for ongoing training including manufacturer accredited schemes, in particular, developing your Hybrid & Electric capability to support us in our commitment to move to a ‘green’ fleet..
As a Vehicle Technician with Northgate Vehicle Hire, we offer:
Of course, a great basic salary, but there’s much more available for you at Northgate Vehicle Hire than just that. Some of our most popular benefits include (but aren’t limited to) …
• Fantastic quarterly bonus scheme (minimum £2,400 pa OTE)
• Regular overtime (subject to business needs)
• 23 days annual leave (+ bank holidays) and an extra day’s leave to celebrate your birthday
• free life assurance
• well-being services (incl. Health Cash Plan, Dental Plan & Travel Insurance)
• discounted, flexible Gym memberships
• exclusive employee vehicle-leasing schemes
• pension & save-as-you-earn share scheme
• Our Benefits App offering unlimited access to a huge range of retailer discounts and cashback deals (incl. Tesco, Asda, Currys, B&Q & Wickes to name just a few)
Northgate Vehicle Hire are the UK’s leading provider of light commercial vehicle rental solutions, partnering with some of the country’s best-known organisations. We have gained a reputation for being at the forefront of the LCV sector and for helping our customers when they need us most.
We’re also part of something bigger – with over 60 Northgate Vehicle Hire branches nationwide, we’re a key part of one of the UK’s largest Automotive plc’s, Redde Northgate - few other businesses can offer you the support and long-term security as us, this is a great opportunity to progress your career!
Join our Team!
If you would love to join our amazing team in our busy branch as a Vehicle Technician - Apply today!
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