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Workshop Engineer

  • Location: Leicester
  • Salary: Competitive salary
  • Job Type:Permanent
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Contact: Rebecca Crossfield
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 03301 743820
  • Job Ref: SF59170
Are you passionate about workshop engineering? Do you take pride in delivering exceptional service on heavy machinery?
About the Role:
As a Workshop Engineer at the Leicester Depot, your primary focus will be on pre-delivery inspections. This critical role includes:
  • Pre-Delivery Inspection: You will be responsible for meticulously checking new machines, ensuring they run smoothly and addressing minor faults. Additionally, you'll handle attachments like breakers, verifying their proper attachment and functionality. From checking oil and tyres to fixing the radio, your attention to detail will shine. You might even have the chance to add extra features not initially specified, like extra lights, making each machine truly exceptional.
  • Depot Workshop Focus: Your base will be at the depot workshop, where you'll be readily available to assist Field Service Engineers when required. In case of routine tasks, you can take them over. Furthermore, you'll manage Yardman duties, such as unloading lorries and checking in machines when they arrive. Your commitment to maintaining a clean and tidy workshop and depot will be essential. Keeping our supervisor informed about consumable requirements and waste disposal will ensure a smooth operation.
Core Hours:
Enjoy a 40-hour working week from 08:00 to 16:30, with a half-hour unpaid lunch break
  • Workshop Experience
  • Driving Licence
  • Attractive Rates: Competitive pay and overtime rates
  • Auto-Enrolment Pension Scheme
  • Generous Holidays: You'll enjoy 22 days of paid holiday, along with bank holidays, and an extra day for every 5 years of service.
  • Sick Pay
  • Overtime: Benefit from time and a half rate for the first 4 hours of overtime, followed by double time.
  • Tool Allowance: We provide an allowance to support your work.
  • Company Uniform: Dress for success with company uniform.
  • Employee Perks: Free staff parking, a dedicated rest area at the depot, and exclusive online training programmes for all roles.
  • Career Development: Unlock opportunities for career advancement through additional training programmes.
  • Insurance and Health: Life assurance policy (4 x basic salary) and a private medical health scheme (contributory).
  • Wellness Support: Benefit from a chiropractor private medical treatment scheme and occupational health services.
  • Employee Assistance: Access to employee assistance programme.
  • Discounts and More
  • Referral Scheme: If you refer a friend or family member, you can earn £250.00 upon their successful probation completion and an additional £250.00 after six months of their service.
Join the team and be part of a company that values its employees and promotes career growth. Don't miss this exciting opportunity.