Heavy Goods Vehicle Technician

Job Type Maintenance and Facilities
Location Bracknell Campus
Partnership Level 9
Closing Date 30/07/2022
Vacancy Type Permanent
Salary £31,500.00 - £42,700.00
Salary Frequency Annual
Hours of Work Various full time hours required


We want all of our Partners to have a good work-life balance and we support flexible working. This might mean flexible or compressed hours, job sharing or shorter hour contracts, where it is possible to do so. Please discuss this further with the hiring manager during your interview.


Hours of work

37.5 hours per week

Week 1 - 6am to 2pm Monday to Friday

Week 2 - 2pm to 10pm Monday to Friday

Saturday overtime every other week 8am to 4pm

We pay a 15% shift allowance for alternating shifts.

OTE earnings around £42 000

John Lewis Partnership Commercial Vehicle Technicians are the lifeblood of our logistics network. Without them, our shelves would be empty and our customers disappointed. Our Vehicle Technicians are encouraged to manage their own time, while being proactive to ensure our Commercial Fleet is maintained.

What you'll be doing:

  • Servicing and repairing any of our Commercial Vehicles

  • Ensuring relevant sections of all inspection/service and defect sheets are completed in compliance with our ‘O’ Licence obligations

  • Maintaining a compliant and safe working environment

  • Assisting in specific duties and projects as directed

What you'll need:
To land this role as a Commercial Vehicle Technician you will need a City and Guilds 1,2,3 Vehicle Technician or equivalent qualification, and a proven background in transport commercial vehicle repairs.

What else you could bring:

- LGV C+E driving licence
- Good interpersonal and IT skills
- DCPC Card

Additional Information:

We occasionally close vacancies early in the event we receive a high volume of applications. Therefore, we recommend you apply early.

We have a number of different ways to work flexibly so at your interview feel free to talk about what flexibility means to you. There are no guarantees, however, it may open the door to not only a new role but a new way of working.

As a Partner you will enjoy our unique benefits package, including Partner discount in Waitrose & John Lewis Stores, subsidised food in Partner dining rooms, discounts in local restaurants, subsidised learning, access to exclusive Partnership hotels and so much more.

We request that candidates only apply for this position if you can fully commit to the advertised working hours and the full term of the contract, or we will be unable to proceed with your application.

Is this job not your perfect match? If you have a friend of family member who would suit this role we would love to hear from them.

Please consider the following when making your application:
- This role is subject to the following pre-employment screening: 3 year reference check & Driver licence
- Print off the job description now if you require it
- Ensure you have an up-to-date CV

Duties and Responsibilities

Our Vehicle Technicians carry out scheduled servicing and maintenance of the John Lewis Partnership Fleet in a professional and competent manner.

We positively celebrate Diversity & Inclusion in the John Lewis Partnership. Our aim is to become the UK’s most inclusive business - for our Partners and for our customers, reflecting and connecting with the diverse communities that we serve. We want people from all walks of life to feel valued for their individuality, thrive in our business and share a sense of belonging. To find out more about D&I in the John Lewis Partnership visit this site - https://www.jlpjobs.com/about/diversityandinclusion/

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