Master Technician / Workshop Supervisor (Cambridge)


Potton Road, Daf House, Ruffles Park, Potton Road, Fenstanton, HUNTINGDON, Cambridgeshire, PE28 9QR

Permanent, £36,000 - £45,000,

Closes in 28 days

Chassis Cab is a family run business that holds the award-winning DAF Truck franchise for East Anglia.

Our aim is to provide our customers with a first class, reliable service, which reflects our standing as market leader as a main dealer for the supply of DAF Truck and in the provision of a second to none after sales.

An exciting opportunity has become available, and we are looking to recruit an experienced Master Technician / Workshop Foreman / Supervisor at our new Fenstanton depot.

The ideal candidate will have a positive ‘can do’ attitude and will need to be hard working, motivated and well-organised. They need to be happy to work as part of a dynamic team and must be able to communicate to a high level. This is a varied role within a fast-paced environment. You will oversee the Workshop and day-to-day business activities, ensuring customer requirements are fully met and that the required standard of service, maintenance and repairs are achieved through correct diagnosis and clarification of work undertaken.

Your responsibilities:

  • Leading the workshop
  • Supervising the team of HGV Technicians and allocating the workload accordingly
  • Adhere to Health and Safety, Environmental and Quality processes to ensure we are always compliant
  • Diagnostic work, MOT preparation and general servicing
  • Liaise with the Service Manager, Admin and Parts Departments
  • Ensure that the facilities and workshops are always maintained in a clean and safe condition.
  • Ensuring that all personnel employed within the workshop receive correct training/instruction in respect of all equipment/machinery they will be required to maintain, operate or drive, including motor vehicles
  • Ensure that all vehicles are presented back to the driver and / or customer in a clean condition.
  • Ensure downtime is kept to a minimum with pro-active planning
  • Provide adhoc administrative support for holiday cover

Qualifications and experience required:

  • City and Guilds / NVQ Level 3 in Heavy Vehicle Repair and Maintenance
  • Previous Main dealership experience
  • Strong management skills
  • A full and valid UK Driving Licence
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage a busy Workshop
  • High level of computer literacy
  • Detail orientated
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Previous Supervisor or Management experience is preferred but not essential.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Working for a family run business backed up by DAF Trucks gives you stability, great pay rates, excellent continued training and future progression.
  • Excellent rates of pay and overtime availability
  • Fully funded first class training
  • Life assurance x 2 salary scheme
  • 22 days holidays
  • Contributory pension scheme (up to 5%)
  • Cycle to work programme
  • On-site Mental Health First Aiders
  • Company events
  • Free on-site parking

Hours of work:

07:30 - 17:00 Monday to Friday with half an hour lunch, Saturday mornings on a rota basis.


£36,000.00 to £45,000.00 per annum.

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