Hydraulics Charge Hand

Hydraulics Charge Hand
Posted 1 year ago

We are looking for a dedicated and knowledgeable Hydraulics Charge Hand to join an award-winning commercial dealer group, that produces fabricated and welded commercial vehicle bodies. Reporting to the Production Manager, you will overlook a team of 5-6 team members, installing a variety of components on tipping bodies.

Key Benefits:

  • Working for an official Great Place to Work™️ and UK Best Workplace.
  • Working for a Best UK Workplace for Wellbeing.
  • Working with our award-winning team – we have been named ‘Service Provider of the Year’ at the WhatVan? Awards
  • 2022 and winners at the IOIC Employee Engagement Awards.
  • Access to 100s of employee perks on Perkbox.
  • Auto-enrolment pension.
  • A day off for your Birthday.
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity policies.
  • Access to our wellness programme and Employee Assistance Programmes, including WeCare from Canada Life (EAP with 24HR Online GP access and second Medical Opinion).
  • Mental Health First Aiders.
  • Reward and recognition programmes, including our annual setting standards awards.
  • Annual appraisals programme and progression opportunities.
  • Manufacturer training and access to our in-house training hub.
  • Long service recognition.
  • Branded uniform (front of house staff).
  • Death in service benefit.
  • Ongoing investment in company facilities and working environments

The Role:
Day to day you will be:

  • Working independently and on own initiative to guide, train and mentor other operators in a busy manufacturing environment.
  • Installing subframes and associated components, tow bars side guards etc on vehicles
  • Installing tipping gears and hydraulic tipping systems,
  • Using electronic systems including beacon bars, strobes and reverse alarms
  • Capability to read engineering drawings provided and work from own initiative.
  • Ensure standards of good housekeeping are achieved in all work areas, including workshops, vehicles and at on site locations.
  • Assisting management in ensuring that servicing, repairs and maintenance of Company machinery and equipment is carried out periodically in accordance with manufacturer’s recommendations.
  • Maintaining Consumable stock levels for your workshop
  • Unloading deliveries and storing in correct locations
  • Carrying out any other reasonable projects, tasks or duties to support the business as directed by management.
  • Liaising with site health and safety representatives as required and compliance with company H&S, maintenance procedures & quality control to work safely without presenting a direct threat to self or others
  • Ensuring good personal time keeping and conduct in line with agreed policies and procedures.
  • Carrying out duties with minimum supervision using own initiative to plan and prioritise workload within set timescales.
  • Assisting management in ensuring that all tools/equipment issued are accounted for and traceable to prevent financial loss to the Company and also to report any instances of theft/loss.
  • Ensuring all safety, regulatory, rule and Company changes/alterations to working practises are adhered to and that all necessary records and inspections are maintained at all times to comply with current legislation.

The Candidate:

  • You share our company values of Rewarding, Reliable and Respectful.
  • You put health and safety and employee wellbeing first.
  • You have at least 2 years of hydraulics systems experience (essential).
  • You have at least 2 years of installation and fitting experience (preferable).
  • You have at least 2 years of electronic control systems experience (essential).
  • You have an excellent understanding of the manufacturing process.

Job Features

Job CategoryHydraulics Charge Hand
Working Hours40 hours

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