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HGV Technician (Nights)

Logistics done differently.


Do you have previous experience working in a fast-paced Vehicle Maintenance Unit? Perhaps you’re looking for a new challenge, one that also poses opportunity for progression? You may even be looking to further your own development and gain new skills?


Here at GXO, we’re working together with Waitrose and are currently looking for a VMU Technician to join our team in Brinklow, Milton Keynes. As a HGV Mechanic, you’ll be responsible for maintaining a large fleet of heavy goods vehicles in line with VOSA standards and regulations, delivering reactive and preventative maintenance.


You’ll be working 40 hours per week on a two-week rotating shift pattern, covering Sunday to Thursday and Monday to Friday, 22:00 – 06:00.


Pay, benefits and more:


Now you know what we’re looking for, here’s what’s in it for you:


  • An annual salary of £47,530.07
  • £100 John Lewis voucher gifted at Christmas
  • Access to a subsidised on-site gym
  • Access to a subsidised staff shop
  • Access to a subsidised canteen, serving both hot and cold food options – from 4th October, you’ll be gifted 1 x free hot meal per shift
  • Holiday pay
  • Workplace pension
  • High street discounts
  • Access to a beauty salon at our sister site in Magna Park (MK)
  • Free onsite parking
  • Access to our own university hub – home to a wealth of online learning!


What you’ll do on a typical day:


  • Complete services to agreed standards, ensuring that vehicles are safe and legal at all times
  • Ensure inspections are carried out in accordance with the current inspection sheet in a timely manner and productivity targets are achieved
  • Ensure job cards are opened, signed, closed, and entered onto the Maintenance system
  • Deal with all at the door reported defects promptly and liaise with the Transport office should vehicles be departing late
  • Deal with any vehicle breakdowns that are called into the vehicle maintenance department by following the company call out procedure, keeping the Transport office updated


What you need to succeed at GXO:


  • NVQ level 3 or City and guilds equivalent in Heavy Vehicle Engineering
  • Previous experience in Heavy Goods Vehicle maintenance
  • C+E driving license
  • IRTEC license or willingness to undertake
  • Flexible in your approach


Be part of something big.


GXO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make GXO a great place to work.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Review GXO's candidate privacy statement here. 

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