UPS Mechanic - Abingdon, Oxfordshire in United Kingdom

Job Description

Mechanic - Abingdon, Oxfordshire-038201

Position Summary:

The vehicle mechanic is responsible for the maintenance and repair of all UPS vehicles, from light vans up to tractor trailer units. A two shift system is in place operating between 07.00 - 20.00, Mon-Fri, covering a day and late shift. Overtime may be available and required. Salary starts at £27,019.00pa rising to £30,368.00pa pending a successful pass of the initial 3 month probationary period, plus shift premium if appropriate and a generous tool allowance. With shift allowance salaries may range up to £33,000.00 per annum.

We will also place the successful candidate through their IRTEC accreditation.

Position to be based from our workshop in Abingdon and provides automotive support to our UPS centre in Milton Park near Didcot.

The ideal candidate will hold a 7.5ton licence.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparing vehicles for mot inspection

  • Responding to daily vehicle condition reports supplied by drivers

  • Following regular maintenance schedules and updating computer records

  • Responding in a timely fashion to break down calls

  • Accurate stock control using computerized systems

  • Work as a team in order to achieve reliability and maintenance targets

Key Skills / Experience:

  • City and Guilds or equivalent qualification in vehicle mechanics - Level 3

  • Experience of working with commercial vehicles including LGV's would be an advantage

  • Basic computer literacy skills

  • Able to work on own initiative and prioritize accordingly

  • Full UK driving license held for at least 2 years

  • A 7.5ton license would be an advantage but is not essential

  • Flexible, friendly and enthusiastic attitude

We offer a wide range of benefits from a Company pension scheme to a corporate discount programme.

UPS operates a ‘promotion from within policy’ with all our employees having the opportunity to progress within the Company.

job Mechanic & Automotive

Primary Location GB-Abingdon-Oxfordshire-183 Park Drive

Schedule Full-time


Category: Mechanic

Requisition Number: 038201

Location: ,United Kingdom