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£29,000 incl. Shift supplements & optional overtime
Do you have sound mechanical knowledge? Have you, previous experience of working on HGV trailers and/or a trailer fleet? Do you have a flexible & adaptable way of working? Team player? We are currently searching for an Experienced Trailer Fitter to join our business at Felixstowe…
Working on a shift pattern, made up of days, evenings & nights, covering the operation from Monday AM through to Saturday AM, ensuring all maintenance and repairs are carried out in a professional manner to our fleet & Third Party customers equipment. Flexbility is essential as there is overtime at weeknds on a rotational basis. You will be required to service & repair trailers, assist in the upkeep of the Workshop Stores, ensuring that the workshop equipment is maintained, as well as keeping the working environment clean & free from obstruction. There is naturally an element of daily administration, ensuring all work is processed on the relevant systems, creating job cards via an electronic tablet to ensure charging is accurate.
Clear communication is paramount to guarantee a smooth handover between shifts and maintain excellent interaction with both our internal & external customers in a timely efficient manner. Maintaining the safety of all employees, sub-contractors, and visitors alike, promoting a ‘Safety Starts with Me’ culture throughout whilst operating within DFDS Safe Working Practices & Procedures. Our team also carry out other tasks, to help the operational departments, which include the refuelling of refrigerated trailers, restowing of trailer loads & cross docking cargo using forklifts. Therefore, a Full UK driving licence is a prerequisite for this position, as in addition you will need to be able to retrieve trailers from the terminal for repair using a Terminal Tractor (Tugmaster 4 x4). Experience in this would be preferable.
Further training & development will be provided during the role and there is always plenty of variation as you can see. Are you the team player we are seeking??? … If so, please get in touch
Now about what we can give you. You’ll be able to access some fantastic benefits such as:
- Life assurance cover
- Contributory company pension scheme
- Holiday Purchase Scheme
- Free ferry travel for up to 4 guests between Dover and Calais / Newcastle and Amsterdam with no limit on trips
- Full employee assistance programme including:
- Proactive financial, emotional, mental, and physical health care support including face to face counselling, fast 24/7 access to a GP, a second medical opinion and legal support for colleagues and their family
- Huge range of retail discounts from high street and online retailers
- Cashback on health care including dental, optical, physiotherapy, prescriptions, specialist consultations and much more
- Access to Thrive, our award-winning Wellbeing platform
- Access to mental health first aid and opportunity to join support webinars with a focus on all areas of positive wellbeing
Who We Are…? DFDS provides shipping and transport services in Europe, generating annual revenues of EUR 1.9bn. To over 8,400 freight customers, we deliver high performance and superior reliability through shipping and port terminal services, and transport and logistics solutions. For six million passengers, we provide safe overnight and short sea ferry services. Our 10,000 employees are located on ships and in offices across more than 20 countries. DFDS was founded in 1866, is headquartered in Copenhagen, and listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen. In the UK, DFDS prides itself on having signed the Armed Forces Covenant and membership of the Apprenticeship Diversity Champions Network.
Interested? Apply now! If you’re looking for a varied role and have a desire to work in one of Northern Europe’s leading shipping and logistics company, please send us across your CV!