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Date Added: Fri 01/12/2023

HGV Fitter / Supervisor (Night Shift)

Gloucester, GL1, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Contract: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: £19-£21 per hour
Schedule: Monday to Thursday (5pm to 5am)

Acorn is seeking a fully-skilled HGV Fitter / Supervisor to manage and work alongside a night-shift workshop team at a Waste/Recycling business in Gloucester, ensuring works are carried out on time, allowing maximum performance of staff and fleet.


* To ensure that all vehicle/equipment maintenance is carried out at the appropriate time and to the standard required by third parties including DVSA, LOLER etc. This will be achieved by correct utilisation of labour
* To ensure that all breakdowns or non-scheduled work is undertaken in a timely, cost effective manner
* Fully flexible and a "Will Do" attitude as well as a self motivator
* Ensure team work in a safe and efficient manner and to timescales
* Attend appropriate training and personal development as required by the Company
* Ensure that all team observe Health and Safety requirements and instructions on the site
* Lead the team to work in accordance with company policies, to a high standard and in line with best practice
* Ensure the correct wearing and use of PPE
* To follow all instruction and direction from the Transport Workshop Manager
* Always inspect tooling ensuring it is not defective and fit for use
* Report any malfunction, unserviceability of equipment/tools immediately
* Supervisor reporting of accidents, injury immediately and carrying out investigations as required
* Report any near accident or potential of an accident

Role requirements:

* Live locally to the plant
* Licence/Certification: driving licence
* HGV Licence (preferred)
* Provide your own hand tools

Benefits Workplace Pension Scheme:

* Life Assurance Scheme
* Free on-site Parking
* Corporate gym membership discount
* Staff discount on skip hire
* Progression opportunities
* Commitment from employers to continued learning and development
* Access to mental health support

Acorn by Synergie acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment
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