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Reference: JUN20248940
Expiry date: 2024-07-11 17:30:00.000
Location: Reading
Salary: £44,000 Per Annum
Benefits: A superb range of exclusive, employee only benefits and discounts

Salary: £44,000 pa OTE (£38,000k pa + £2,400 pa bonus OTE + Overtime)

Weekly Hours: 42.5  week Monday to Friday 08:00-17:30 + every other SAT 8:00-12:00 (Paid at time and half)

If you are a proven Vehicle Technician, Service Technician, MOT Tester or Automotive Mechanic seeking the next step in your career, we'd love to hear from you! 

About us:
We are the UK's leading vehicle rental specialists that you may not have heard of. Our branches cover the UK, Ireland and Spain, our workshops maintain and repair our own fleet. Within the UK we operate circa 49,000 Vans and 19,000 Cars so there is a good variety of vehicles to work on. 

We proudly offer our Vehicle Technicians: greater work/life balance, clear career progression opportunities, excellent paid-to-train Training Retention Bonuses, and arguably a more manageable workload than you would find in the wider Automotive industry.

About you:
As a Vehicle Technician you are responsible for the maintenance and repair of our vehicles to ensure they are safe and legally compliant for our customers to hire. If you are Level 2 Qualified Technician with at least 3 years employment as a technician/mechanic or fully qualified Level 3 Technician / Mechanic, we would love to hear from you.
About our training:
We have our own internal IMI accredited training department, where we can upskill you on such things as Hybrid & EV vehicle repair, Tail lift, braking systems, electrics etc:

For those trained to Level 2, you can take a training needs analysis so we can build a personalised training program for you to increase your skillset.
About your benefits:
An excellent basic salary, but there is much more available at Northgate Vehicle Hire than that. Some of our most popular benefits include (but are not limited to) … 

  • Fantastic bonus scheme (Up to 8% of Salary) (not time saved)
  • Regular enhanced overtime, paid at time and a half (subject to business needs)
  • 24 days annual leave rising to 26 with service (+ bank holidays) and an extra day's holiday to celebrate your birthday.
  • Free life assurance
  • Well-being services (incl. Colleague Assistance Programme, Health Cash Plan, Dental Plan & Travel Insurance).
  • Exclusive employee vehicle-leasing schemes
  • Pension & save-as-you-earn share scheme.
  • Our Benefits App offers unlimited access to a vast range of retailer discounts and cashback deals (incl. Tesco, Asda, Curry's, and B&Q & Wickes, to name just a few) 
  • We're excited to have recently launched Wagestream for all our colleagues - a Financial Wellbeing app that gives you more control over your pay. Not only does it let you choose when to get paid it also lets you put money aside each month and in addition you can get discounts on your shopping, check what benefits you're eligible for and can even put you in touch with a financial coach!

With over 60 branches nationwide, Northgate Vehicle Hire are the UK’s go-to provider of light commercial vehicle rental solutions, partnering with some of the country’s most well-known organisations.  We have gained a reputation for being at the forefront of the LCV sector and for helping our customers when they need us most.

And we’re also part of something bigger – ZIGUP, a leading provider of integrated mobility solutions, supporting customers across the UK, Ireland, and Spain. Few other companies can match the support, development opportunities and long-term security we offer.  Unlock your potential in an industry-leading business, surrounded by inspiring individuals and leaders, fuelled by the opportunity to thrive in your career.

We are agile. We are experts. We are imaginative. We are reliable.

Keep your career moving, smarter.