Job details

LGV Technician
Gateshead Depot

Job reference: NET-GDX-03246

Location: Gateshead Depot

Closing date: 02/03/2020

Job start date: Not specified

Salary: Competitive

Employment type: Permanent

Department: AB GATESHEAD

Employer: Allied Bakeries

Hours per week: 44

We are looking for an LGV Technician to join our busy team in Gateshead, you will carry out repairs, maintenance and diagnostics work on our fleet of 70 Iveco & Daf vehicles, and mixed trailers to VOSA standards. 

Safety is First at Allied Bakeries, so we're looking for someone to lead by example in ensuring that Health and Safety is our number one priority, and someone who is able to think and behave safely at all times.

The Role:

Reporting to the VMU Manager and VMU Supervisor, the LGV Technician will work a 2-shift system, from 06.00 to 14.00 & 12.00 to 20.00, supporting the wider vehicle maintenance team.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Inspect, prepare and repair all vehicles to VOSA standards
  • Accurately maintain vehicle service records
  • Be aware of and abide by HSE regulations and SSOW at all times.
  • Repair vehicles in a cost-effective manner in line with company budget
  • To carry out duties with due care and attention, using tools provided in a responsible and safe manner.  Report any damages to tools to the VMU Supervisor.


  • The successful candidate will be a fully qualified LGV Technician and a C+E licence holder, with a result driven, and highly customer focused approach.
  • They will be able to work as part of a team as well as on their own and possess good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Commercial Vehicle body repairs and fork lift truck experience would be advantageous.



The closing date for this job has now passed.