GlobalForce Resource are working in partnership with leading Volvo dealerships in the United Kingdom to recruit qualified and experienced HGV Mechanics with retail dealership experience.

The company drives prosperity through transport solutions, offering trucks, buses, construction equipment, power solutions for marine and industrial applications, financing and services that increase the customers uptime and productivity. In addition, they are committed to shaping the future landscape of sustainable transport and infrastructure solutions.

Successful applicant will ensure the highest possible levels of productive efficiency, quality of workmanship and production finish, to sustain growth in customer confidence in the service provided by the Dealer point.

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.

Candidate Profile……

· Ideally suited to a candidate with European brand experience gained from a retail dealership. Excellent fleet mechanics will be considered.

  • Experience in brand specific diagnostic software
  • Volvo Group dealership experience, preferred but not essential

· Trade Certificate in Heavy Vehicle/Auto Mechanics or equivalent

· Excellent communication skills

· Ability to work pro-actively in a fast-paced environment

· Highly organised

· Ability to provide the best possible service through a professional image and a “customer first” ethic

· Adhere to all Health and Safety standards

· Embrace training and professional development opportunities for continuing improvement

· Have a positive attitude and will be a self-motivated team player

· A good knowledge of all vehicles makes and an understanding of electronics and diagnostics

· To be an efficient, neat and disciplined commercial vehicle technician

· Flexibility, being able to prioritise your own workload whilst supporting the team

· To be responsive and willing to learn, receive training, developing both yourself and those around you.

· Excellent relationship skills with both colleagues and customers alike, while understanding the importance of delivering a great service to suppliers, colleagues and customers

· The ability and motivation to work on your own initiative

Position Details:

· Ensure repairs are carried out according to manufacturer’s procedures and in a safe and responsible manner.

· Ensure repairs are carried out in accordance with Volvo Standard Times using Volvo Special Tools where appropriate.

· Assist in the fault diagnosis process.

· Comply with warranty procedures during repairs and with warranty material on completion of a repair.

· Assist with Action Service Europe when required.

· Work with the parts team to ensure the correct replacement parts are fitted to the vehicles.

· Road test vehicle when required (if holder of HGV licence).

· Assist with roadside breakdowns.

· Ensure that the company time recording procedures are complied with and that job cards are completed accurately

· Ensure that service sheets are completed as per Volvo instructions.

· Ensure that all vehicle defects are reported to your workshop controller


· Ensure that the workshop facilities, equipment and tools are kept clean, tidy and maintained, reflecting the Volvo Truck and Bus Centre image of an efficient and modern retail Dealer point.

· Wear personal protective equipment (PPE) when appropriate.

· Support the development of any young trainees and apprentices.

Remuneration and Benefits Package……

· Competitive annual salary based on skills and experience

· Initial 3-week induction to be held at a training school. This will include an overview of UK Driving legislation, systems, electrics, Job cards. SHEQ, welcome from Management team, general overview of company.

· Provision of a basic toolbox

· EAP programme

· Healthcash plan, Access to dental insurance

· Pension – company matched contribution up to 5% – life assurance attached to pension – 3 times salary

· Gym Discounts

· Monthly recognition awards

· Cycle to work scheme

· Salary sacrifice scheme on electric cars through lease scheme

· Colleague discounts portal including retail, cinema, travel, along with Mobile and IT discounts

· Career Development opportunities, along with training plans managed through their inhouse technical training team,

. 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.

Ready to Apply…….

GlobalForce 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 in the automotive/transport industry please contact us immediately.
For more information, please contact Aisha Browne by telephone or email your CV.

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