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Working Hours 40 hrs p/week, Monday - Friday
Location Stevenage Transit Centre
Salary OTE £38,000 - £55,000
Benefits £2,000 joining bonus*, 25 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays), company pension after qualifying period
Closing Date 31/05/2024

Vehicle Technician/Mechanic Vacancy in Stevenage Transit Centre Job Description - £2,000 joining bonus *

This is a full-time permanent role, where you will be working 40 hours a week. We offer a competitive basic salary with an OTE of £38,000 - £55,000 (depending on your experience and productivity level), plus a generous uncapped bonus scheme with opportunities for overtime for those who wish to work additional hours.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Carry out inspections, repairs and services to the highest of standards within scheduled times, meeting company and franchise standards.
  • Making sure all necessary Vehicle Health Checks are completed accurately.
  • Take responsibility for ensuring all jobs are completed to a good standard.
  • Replace components, parts, lubricants and consumables and record usage.
  • Adhere to strict Health and safety guidelines at all times.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum NVQ level qualification (or equivalent).
  • The capability to work within a highly successful team.
  • MOT Card preferable but not essential.
  • A full UK driving licence is essential.

Join Gates and benefit from the following:

  • Joining family run business with over 102 years of history.
  • Company pension scheme.
  • Death-in-service benefit scheme.
  • New and used vehicle purchase schemes for you and your family.
  • Discounted Service and Repairs for employees and qualifying relatives.
  • Introductory commission schemes.
  • Tool Insurance cover.
  • 25 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays).
  • Comprehensive Manufacturer Training programme.
  • Modules in electric vehicle servicing and repair; preparing you for the electric revolution.
  • Opportunity to be trained as an MOT tester.

And as a rewarding start, we will offer you a £2,000 joining bonus, T&C’s apply*.

*Starting bonus of £2,000 (gross) is applicable to new starting Vehicle Service Technicians at Gates from the 1st October 2023 only. The Vehicle Service Technician should not currently be employed by a Ford dealer. Once a job offer has been made and accepted, and they start work with us, an introductory commission of £1,000 will be paid to them upon completion of one months’ service, with a further £1,000 payment on successful completion of their probationary period. Starting bonus payments for rejoining Motor Vehicle Technicians will be at the discretion of a Managing Director.

Ford is one of the most recognisable brands in the world today and has been in the business for over 100 years. We are building upon this experience by looking forward to the future, and those who join us can expect to learn an unrivalled amount about creating a total consumer experience around Ford’s exceptional products.

We encourage applications from all people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We want all our colleagues to bring their whole self to work – and that starts with you.

The Ford dealer network is committed to diversity and equality of opportunity for all and is opposed to any form of less favourable treatment or harassment on the grounds of gender, marital status, civil partnership status, parental status, race, ethnic origin, colour, nationality, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, religion/belief, gender reassignment and gender identity, age, and those with caring responsibilities.

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    Benefits and Rewards

    Some of the perks and benefits from working at Gates Ford.

    25 days holiday allowance
    25 days holiday allowance
    Company pension scheme
    Company pension scheme
    Staff discount on vehicle sales and servicing
    Staff discount on vehicle sales and servicing
    Introductory commission bonuses for vehicle sales and employee referrals
    Introductory commission bonuses for vehicle sales and employee referrals
    Career development
    Career development
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