GlobalForce Resource Ltd. is working in partnership with a leading Mercedes Dealership in the U.K. to recruit Mercedes HGV/TRUCK Mechanics.

If you are a qualified and experienced HGV/TRUCK Technician with experience working within a Mercedes dealership and are considering relocating, this could be your opportunity to secure a position with a leading Mercedes dealership and have a clear pathway to gaining residency in the United Kingdom.

Successful applicants will be trade qualified with 3-5 years post qualification experience within a Mercedes Benz Dealership experience

Why relocate to the U.K.?

The UK is bursting with art and culture! Cultural diversity is the backbone of British life with workplaces and communities embracing diversity. The UK also has some of the greatest museums, art galleries, music venues, sporting events and theatres that the world has to offer.

The Better Life Index has described the UK as one of the best among developed countries for quality of life. It concluded that the UK’s high environmental quality, social engagement, personal security and the chance for engagement with civic society was where it really excelled among developed countries.

Further, the U.K. is home to some of the best places in the world to raise a family. The country has a high-quality education system, relatively low crime rate and plenty of job opportunities all over.

The Role of the Technician…

Main job function: To carry out servicing, repairs and maintenance on commercial vehicles in a timely, safe, cost-effective efficient manner whilst ensuring 100% compliance with health and safety practices and procedures.

Duties include:

· Ensure all work allocated is completed within specified repair times

· Ensure 100% accurate clocking on allocated jobs

· Ensure all repairs are carried out in accordance with customer/workshop control requirements

· Ensure all repairs are carried out in the most economical manner in the best interest of the customer

· Ensure all serviceable or items requiring repair are recorded on inspection sheet/TruckFile

· Ensure all work is carried out to the highest possible standard

· Ensure no vehicle come backs due to poor workmanship/diagnosis

· Ensure all health and safety processes, protocols & procedures are strictly adhered to at all times

· Ensure all service sheets/TruckFile are completed in full and correctly signed

· Ensure all inspection sheets/TruckFile are completed and correctly signed

· Ensure all items repaired are recorded and signed as rectified

· Ensure any items not repaired are reported to workshop control / customer.

· Ensure a brake test is carried out on every inspection.

· Ensure no vehicle is released with PG9 defects outstanding unless a disclaimer is signed.

· Ensure all oils & consumables booked to job

· Ensure all job card write-ups are legible, accurate, factual and justify the time taken on the job

· Ensure 100% first time MOT pass rate.

· Attend training courses as and when required/requested

· Ensure correct and proper use of company tools

· Report any damaged or missing tools to Manager

· Maximise use of diagnostic equipment, minimising customer downtime

· Have the ability to fault find and problem solve

· Actively promote any improvement in working practices

· Aspire to hold a LGV licence

· Have a basic working knowledge of manufacturer’s warranty and repair and maintenance procedures and processes

· Ensure all warranty and repair and maintenance parts are correctly labeled and placed in correct location

· Pro-actively liaise with workshop control on a regular basis regarding customer anticipated completion times

· Demonstrate the ability to work unsupervised

· Improve workshop efficiency by sharing experiences

· Have a high standard of care with respect to company vehicles

· Ensure all customers vehicles kept in pristine clean condition ensuring use of cab protection equipment

· Be available for breakdown rota

Skills and Qualifications….

Suitable candidates should have the following skill set:

· Fully trained Mercedes Truck/HGV Technician will be considered only

· Successful applicants must be Trade qualified with 3-5 years post qualification experience

· Must be committed to upskilling via ongoing training in any area required

· Ability to demonstrate excellent customer service by providing a courteous and helpful service to new and returning customers

· Maintain and follow best practice processes and procedures

· ‘Can Do’ approach to work

· Punctual and time conscious individual

· Flexible and adaptable approach to work and working hours

· No breaches of site or vehicle security

· Have a willingness to go extra mile

· Contribute to the overall success of the business

· Clean & tidy work bay and surrounding areas every time job completed

· Ensure personnel toolbox locked and chained at all times

· Ensure workspace is kept clean and tidy with particular attention to H&S issues

· Ensure all required personal protection equipment is worn at all times report any defects, deficiencies to leadership immediately

· Ensure all waste is disposed of in the correct manner ensuring 100% compliance with company processes and procedures

· Must be able to demonstrate a commitment to relocating to the United Kingdom on a long-term basis

Remuneration Package……..

· Hourly Rate – £13-14.50 per hour dependent on the experience level of the Technician.

· Shift Allowance – If a technician agrees to rotate across the late and night shifts, they will also receive an additional payment of £25 per day

· Overtime – paid at 1.4x usual hourly rate

. Our UK clients provide financial assistance towards relocation costs in line with His Majesty’s Revenue and Customs guidelines. This allows a maximum tax-free support benefit of £2,500 towards visa, NHS, flight, or initial accommodation costs. Details if which will discussed at the employer interview.


· Annual Leave – 22 days per annum (plus public holidays). This entitlement increases to 25 days per annum once 2 full calendar years of service are completed

· After completing 6-month probationary period, colleagues can lease a car at a preferential rate. Range of brands and models available

· Tool insurance – full insurance for tools at no cost to the individual

· Life Assurance – death in service benefit paid at 2 x salary

· Colleague discounts – on new and used vehicles, servicing and parts

Ready to apply………

Global Force would be happy to speak to any potential candidates regarding the roles. So, if you are serious about relocating and keen to pursue your career as a heavy truck mechanic in United Kingdom, please contact us immediately to discuss.

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