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Body Maker (9432)

We have an exciting opportunity available as we are looking for a Body Maker to join our team in Huddersfield.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and flexible individual with a keen eye for safety, plus an ability to work efficiently and to a timely high standard.

You will earn £15.27 per hour and your working hours will be 37 per week on a shift basis (including weekends).

As a Body maker you will undertake the repair and maintenance of vehicle bodywork, carry out routine bodywork inspections and servicing in accordance with Central Engineering Standard Operating Procedures.

Our diverse team of qualified engineers, apprentices and skilled tradespeople give their all 24/7 to make sure our services offer unparalleled safety and reliability. They look after our buses, as we continually invest in a diverse range of vehicles and bus systems. What they do behind the scenes makes a real difference to our customer experience.

Working practices include:

  • To diagnose vehicle faults and specify the correct method of repair and parts to be used within defined quality standards and within the most cost effective manner.
  • To carry out vehicle servicing in accordance with central engineering SOPs.
  • To record individual job times for the repair action either manually or electronically.
  • To ensure parts replaced under warranty are returned to stores fully labeled and in a clean condition.
  • To ensure all parts are booked out from stores using the correct procedure.
  • To adhere to good housekeeping practices including general tidiness in the workshop and the return of all tools and equipment to their designated place.
  • To carry out routine vehicle examinations using hand held data capture devices if applicable, in accordance to central engineering SOPs and VOSA testing requirements.
  • To carry out vehicle road testing where necessary to determine specific vehicle defects or following remedial repair.

Technical Knowledge and Training:

  • Minimum level 3 NVQ standard or equivalent
  • Welding experience preferable
  • Good painting standard
  • Must be in possession of, or capable of obtaining a full PCV licence and forklift truck licence, if required

Once you've completed your probation period, you'll enjoy fantastic benefits:

  • Free travel - On our buses
  • First Xclusives - Discounts on First UK rail and bus and over 3,000 offers on goods and services for you, your family and friends
  • Share in our success – Buy discounted shares in First
  • Pension – You'll automatically join our scheme and start building a pension pot
  • Free life assurance – For all members of our pension scheme

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UK Bus - Huddersfield
First UK Bus Huddersfield Depot, Old Fieldhouse Lane , Huddersfield , England, HD2 1AG
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  • Company:
    First UK Bus
  • Website Skillset:
    Engineering & Mechanics
  • Contract Type:
    Permanent - Full Time
  • Full Time / Part Time:
    Full Time
  • Contracted Hours:
  • Location:
    UK Bus - Huddersfield
  • Closing Date:
    22 March 2019
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