Vehicle Technician, Nights

Job Type Maintenance and Facilities
Location Milton Keynes - Fenny Lock
Partnership Level 9
Closing Date 30/08/2022
Vacancy Type Permanent
Salary £31,500.00 - £42,700.00
Salary Frequency Annual
Hours of Work 37.5hrs. Various shift patterns available


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.


Based at our John Lewis National Distribution Centre in Fenny Lock, Milton Keynes, our Vehicle workshop team ensures our fleet of Waitrose and John Lewis vehicles remain well maintained and road-worthy. 

As a Vehicle Technician within the team, you’ll be working on a wide variety of vehicles from our small delivery vans right through to our LGV lorries. It will be your job to  ensure  all  vehicles  are  maintained  to  a  safe  and roadworthy   standard   to   both   VOSA   and   Partnership’s requirements and to ensure that the relevant sections of all inspection/service and defect sheets are completed in compliance with our ‘O’ Licence  obligations. As well as carry out high quality repairs in a cost effective manner. 

Why join us?

Our Vehicle Technician team 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 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.  

Join us today and not only will you be joining a unique business, you’ll also enjoy a vast range of benefits and a healthy work-life balance: 


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

Work-Life balance

  • Discounted holidays at our exclusive Partnerships hotels

  • VIP suites with discounted tickets at the O2 arena

  • Generous discounts at numerous restaurants and bars

  • Exclusive days out for Partners and their families

Essential Experience/Qualifications required:

  • City and Guilds 1,2,3 Vehicle Technician or equivalent qualification

  • A proven background in transport commercial vehicle repairs, 

  • A knowledge of commercial vehicle legislation and road-worthiness


Other Experience/Qualifications you could bring?


  • DCPC

  • LGV (Large Goods Vehicle) C+E driving licence Full UK driving licence

  • Good interpersonal and IT skills


Additional Information

The Partnership also supports agile and flexible working practices, such as when, where and how we work. We have several different ways to work flexibly, including part-time, flexible or compressed hours, and job sharing. Head office areas also support a blended working approach. You'll have the opportunity to discuss this further with the hiring manager during your interview and, where it is operationally practicable, they'll do all they can to accommodate your needs.

Please consider the following when making your application:

  • The application form consists of a CV upload followed by an online test and application questions. Please ensure you refresh the page each time you complete a task to ensure you complete everything that you need to in time. (If internal, check your Workday notifications)

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

  • 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



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Duties and Responsibilities

The salary offered for this role is up to £42 700, plus applicable 33.33% Nights shift premium and overtime.
37.5 hours per week- Various Nights Shift Patterns Available

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 -

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