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.
Working in Partnership for a happier world – our shared Purpose that guides us in everything we do and inspires 3 important principles; happier people, happier business, happier world. The John Lewis Partnership is a truly unique business, one that seeks to make a positive difference to the lives of everyone.
What you'll be doing
As a Technician within the team, you’ll be working on our 7.5 Tonne and 3.5 Tonne Delivery Vehicles. It will be your job to ensure all vehicles are maintained to a safe and roadworthy standard to both VOSA and Partnership’s requirements.
As well as ensuring that the relevant sections of all inspections, services and defect sheets are completed in compliance with our ‘O’ Licence obligations, and that all spares requests and time books are completed daily. You will need to be aware of best practice and current commercial vehicle repair techniques, to be able to ensure that high quality repairs are carried out in a cost effective manner and that the use of spare parts and consumables reflect the level of work carried out.
Why join us?
Our Vehicle Workshop is growing and you’ll be working with many experienced Partners. Our current technicians will ensure you have all the tools you need to succeed and excel in your role, giving you the opportunities to develop your knowledge and progress your career. You’ll also be around to help support the development of our apprentices within the workshop too. Allowing you to share your own knowledge and experience for the growth of the team.
Working in our Vehicle workshop is a fun and supportive environment. As a co-owned business, all of our Partners work together to ensure all goals are achieved and that everyone in the team is a part of that success.
After completion of Earning Membership you’ll be entitled to;
20% Discount at Waitrose & Partners on majority of goods
25% Discount at John Lewis & Partners on majority of goods
12% Discount at john Lewis & Partners on electrical & white goods
Defined contribution pension scheme and Life Assurance (4x annual salary)
22 days paid holiday per year, increasing to 25 after 5-years service
And much more! Please visit our Partnership benefits page for more information
Essential Experience/Qualifications required:
City and Guilds 1,2,3 Vehicle technician or equivalent qualifications
Full UK Driving Licence
A proven background in transport commercial vehicle repairs
Knowledge of commercial vehicle legislation and roadworthiness
Other Experience/Qualifications you could bring?
Good interpersonal and IT skills
Please consider the following when making your application for this role:
This role is subject to the following pre-employment screening: 3 year reference check & Driver licence
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Based at our Magna Park Workshop in Milton Keynes, our Vehicle Technicians ensure our fleet of Partnership vehicles remain well maintained and road-worthy.
The salary offered for this role is up to £42 700, plus any overtime when required and applicable shift premiums.
At the John Lewis Partnership, we embrace our differences. We want you to be you. Because, well, we know you're at your best when you're free to be yourself. Being a truly inclusive employer to us means creating an environment which celebrates your contribution, regardless of age, gender, race, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, social background, religion or belief. It's why we've set our own aim to become the UK’s most inclusive business - for our Partners (employees) and our customers. We firmly believe that our future success lies in diversity of thought from all Partners and it's integral in our mission to build a happier world. We welcome applications from everyone interested in working for us. And, once you're a Partner, your differences will make all the difference. Find out more about D&I in the Partnership here - https://www.jlpjobs.com/about/diversityandinclusion/
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