Job Title : Large Goods Vehicle Technician Level 3
Employer : Lloyds Animal Feeds Ltd
Location : Oswestry, Shropshire, SY10 8BH
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship : Advanced Level Apprenticeship
Sector : Automotive
Vacancy Reference : VAC-03930
Brief Description : Remit are recruiting on behalf of Lloyds Animal Feeds who have a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to kick start their career and join their skilled team as a Large Goods Vehicle Fitter Technician. If you are interested, apply now!
Qualifications Required : We require candidates to have GCSE 'C' grades (or equivalent) in English Language and Maths.
Vacancy Detail : Lloyds Animal Feeds are a family owned business with bases across the UK, they are the leading specialist feed producer in the UK. They work with customers to produce a nutritional solution that provides efficient production and delivery of Dairy, Beef, Sheep and Poultry. They are currently looking to recruit a LGV (Large Goods Vehicle) Fitter (apprentice) to the team based at the Oswestry, Shropshire site.
As an Apprentice you will work alongside a team of experienced mechanics, where you will learn to maintain and repair large goods vehicles, specifically blowing vehicles (gravity pump compressor).
The role of a LGV Fitter (Apprentice) falls into three main responsibilities:
• Servicing – working to guidelines to ensure a vehicle is running at optimum performance.
• Maintenance – replacing parts that have wear and tear before they fail.
• Repair – diagnosing the reason for vehicle failure and fixing the problem.
The techniques and daily responsibilities you will learn will include:
• Using diagnostic, mechanical and electrical measuring equipment to investigate vehicle faults and identify their underlying causes.
• Inspecting and preparing vehicles ready for mechanical work.
• Removing, repairing or replacing components to the correct specification.
• Contributing to a safe working environment, by working within Health and Safety processes.
Although the advertised salary is £12,500 per annum this will vary depending on experience.
Positions Available : 1
Working Week : Monday - Friday 09:00 - 18:00
Salary : £240.00 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 04/11/2019
Possible Start Date : 11/11/2019
Personal Qualities : We want to identify those people that are ambitious and demonstrate a willingness to learn, who are excited by the prospect of working in the agricultural and manufacturing industry, who are good communicators, can work on their own initiative as well as in a team and want to become experts in their technical field.
Skills Required : We would ideally like candidates to have a LGV Class 1 (Class C+E) Licence however this is not compulsory.
Future Prospects : On successful completion of your Level 3 apprenticeship you will be a fully qualified Heavy Vehicle Technician with the skills to continue your career in the industry.
Training to be Provided : This is a Heavy Vehicle Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship Standard, delivered by Remit Group.
Training is delivered in the workplace and on block release at the Remit Academy in Derby. This means you will be required to stay in a hotel for 15 separate weeks (Mon – Fri) over the duration of the programme. All associated costs for training are met by the employer and there will be no cost to you. You will also be assigned a dedicated Development Coach who will visit you every 4-6 weeks at the workplace, giving 1-2-1 information, advice and guidance.
As a result, you will receive the following qualification:
• Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (Heavy Vehicle) Level 3
• Functional Skills in English & Maths (if required)
Other Information : Technicians normally work 40 hours a week, typically from Monday to Friday. During busy periods it may be required to also work Saturdays with a day off in the week.
Things to consider : This apprenticeship would last for 3 years and will require dedication for the duration of the position.
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