Job Title : Apprentice Commercial and Light Vehicle Tyre Technician
Employer : Tanvic Group (Dewsbury) - - Do Not Call for sales (Phil H Dealing)
Location : Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, WF13 3LX
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship : Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
Sector : Automotive
Vacancy Reference : VAC-04408
Brief Description : Remit are recruiting on behalf of Link Tyre Sales ( Dewsbury), part of the Tanvic Group who have an exciting opportunity for an Apprentice Specialist Tyre Operative to join their experienced and dynamic team.
Qualifications Required : A full UK Driving Licence.
Vacancy Detail : Have you ever been travelling down a motorway and seen a broken down truck? Ever thought how much money the industry is losing when the vehicle isn’t moving? This fantastic opportunity will give you a good tread depth to keep the UK’s fleet and your career on the right road.
Link Tyre Sales (Dewsbury) are eager to pass on their specialist skills to dynamic and hardworking apprentices who have a passion to become part of their UK Operations.
And you thought being a Specialist Tyre Operative was all about changing a tyre.
You will do so much more than this! You’ll be the face of the business – playing an incredibly important role everyday working safely and efficiently to keep vehicles on the road and customers happy.
If you have a driving license and the commitment to learning, then working in this industry has never been so exciting with future career prospects that could lead to endless opportunities.
Aside from the reward of delivering an incredible experience to all customers, there’s plenty more they can offer:
• Regular salary reviews – As you progress with your apprenticeship, they may review your salary reviewed at stages of your development.
• A brilliant working environment – Based initially at the workshop for the first few weeks, you will develop and increase your skills and knowledge to be able carry out road-side repairs with a team or independently.
• A skill for life – you’ll be taught all you need to know to be successful in the industry. They will pass on their expertise, so you know everything there is to know about tyres.
The role will encompass full training to best industry standards in all aspects of tyre management and include:
Typical duties can include:
Regular inspections of commercial vehicles to identify faults and address them
Accurate fitting and repair of tyres to a wide range of commercial and specialist vehicles
Responding to emergency call outs to commercial vehicles.
Safe demounting, repair & remounting of tubeless tyres (including Wide Singles), inner tubes, specialist tyres and Multi Piece Split Rim wheels.
Safe tyre regrooving – including assessment of tyre condition and knowledge of tyre manufacturer’s regrooving patterns.
Stock control, ensuring the mobile unit is equipped with tyres of correct specification
Positions Available : 1
Working Week : Mon - Fri 08:30 - 17:30 Sat 08:30 - 12:30
Salary : £181.35 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 16/01/2020
Possible Start Date : 03/02/2020
Personal Qualities : Highly motivated and able to work on your own initiative
Mechanically minded with practical skills
Flexible approach and hands on attitude
Enthusiastic, Conscientious and Reliable
Confident individual and a Strong team player
Excellent communication skills and a keen eye for detail
Skills Required : To be thorough and pay attention to detail
The ability to use your initiative
Analytical thinking skills
Persistence and determination
The ability to work well with others
To be able to carry out basic tasks on a computer or hand-held device
Future Prospects : On successful completion of your Level 2 apprenticeship along with functional skills in Maths and English and ICT (where required) you will be a fully qualified Specialist Tyre Operative with the skills to continue your career in the industry.
Training to be Provided : Specialist Tyre Operatives (STO) are highly skilled and required to work on tyres for a range of vehicle types including, heavy goods, commercial, plant and agricultural from specially equipped mobile units. Depending on the organisation and nature of business, this role can also be referred to as Commercial Tyre Technician or Fitter, or Agricultural and Plant Tyre Technician or Fitter. This apprenticeship will ensure that Specialist Tyre Operatives (STO) will be able to carry out both scheduled tyre maintenance and emergency response work in a wide variety of locations ranging from public highways, motorways and construction sites to docks, military facilities and airports. This programme has a high degree of focus on safety of both the technicians and others in the vicinity, by teaching the use of detailed risk assessments as each vehicle and location are unique in nature.
This Specialist Tyre Operative Apprenticeship is 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 6 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: Functional Skills in English & maths (if required).
Other Information : This role requires Saturday working and the working hours are 46.5 per week
Candidates must be 18 or over and have a Full driving license to meet business needs.
Things to consider : Heavy lifting and handling, and working in all weather conditions and environments are part and parcel of this job role
Candidates must be committed to completing the 18 month qualification.
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