Mechanic

Job Reference: ASMECHLAN
Location: Ashford

Salary: £17.95 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent, Full time

**Job Opportunity: Senior Mechanic - FULL TIME**

**Location:** Ashford, Kent

**Salary:** Up to £35,000 per annum

Are you a skilled mechanic with experience in managing vehicles and machinery? We are currently seeking a Senior Mechanic to join our client in Ashford, Kent, as our new Vehicle and Machinery Manager.

**Role Overview:**
As the Senior Mechanic, you will play a pivotal role in overseeing the maintenance of our company vehicles and agricultural/horticultural equipment. This unique position will involve both hands-on mechanical work and administrative tasks, ensuring the smooth operation of the fleet and equipment.

**Key Responsibilities:**

  • Manage and work alongside a Workshop Fitter to maintain and repair plant, equipment, and vehicles.
  • Organize and conduct maintenance and repairs to minimize downtime and ensure legal compliance.
  • Maintain documentation to ensure compliance with legislation and company policies.
  • Liaise with contract managers to determine equipment needs and manage resources effectively.
  • Conduct regular preventative maintenance on vehicles and plant equipment, prioritizing health and safety.

**Requirements:**

  • Demonstrable management experience in a similar field.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office packages (Excel, Word, etc.).
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to coordinate service schedules.
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety regulations within the sector.
  • Previous experience in Agricultural Mechanical Technician or Agricultural Plant Machinery Engineer roles preferred.

**Benefits:**

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays.
  • Additional day off for your birthday.
  • Generous discount scheme including gym and retail.
  • Life assurance cover and health cash plan initiative.
  • Opportunities for career progression and development.

If you have the skills and experience required for this role and are ready for a new challenge, we encourage you to apply now. Join our clients team and be part of shaping the future of outdoor maintenance and management services.

Additional Benefits & Requirements

  • 28 days Paid Annual Leave pro-rata for PAYE (inclusive of statutory holiday)
  • Canteen
  • Licence - Car/Van Driving Licence (Category B)
  • Overtime Available
  • Pension Scheme

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