DAF Commercial Vehicle Shift Supervisor Technician (437)


Leeds Road, Huddersfield, Kirklees, HD2 1UR


Closes in 13 days

Here at Motus Commercials we’re proud to employ great colleagues who are passionate about their roles. When looking for the right role, we recognise everyone has different needs, considerations, and aspirations. So no matter who you are, what you need or where you’re going, Motus Commercials wants to be part of your future.


You will be part of a Brilliant team that keep’s some of the most sophisticated vehicles on the road - now that is something to be Proud of!!


Motus Commercials in Huddersfield have a vacancy for a DAF HGV Shift Leader Technician to join the team. Working Tuesday to Friday 19.00m - 07.00am which equates to 46 hours per week. If this sounds appealing and you consider yourself to have the skills or commitment needed to work for the largest Commercial Dealer in the country - Don't delay, APPLY TODAY!


Main duties will include:

As our HGV Shift Leader Technician at Motus Commercials DAF in Huddersfield you will be required to service and repair vehicles in a safe and economical manner employing such skills and knowledge as may be required, including the ability to diagnose faults with the minimum supervision.  The purpose of our DAF HGV Shift Leader Technician colleague is to motivate, lead and supervise a team of Commercial Vehicle Fitters whilst assisting and deputising for the Workshop Controller to ensure that customer’s vehicles are completed on time in order that vehicles are completed correctly within determined times for jobs.


  1. To examine vehicles and components and report orally or in writing on the condition/defects that impact on safety and reliability.
  2. To examine vehicles completely and report orally or in writing upon the vehicles condition, safety and reliability, and performance (MOT).
  3. To interpret and implement technical service instructions data and to indent such information for replacement.
  4. To carry out roadside repairs and to recover defective or damaged vehicles within the terms of the law.
  5. To bring to the Workshop Controller or Service Manager’s attention any faults noticed in either the interests of the owner or other faults that could make the vehicle dangerous or illegal if taken out on a public highway.
  6. To ensure complete return of job cards on completion, to ensure that job times are met and job write-ups reflect accurately what has been done.
  7. To ensure all Mechanics follow Manufacture guidelines and policies for Roadside and Dealer Standards; completing all relevant paperwork both electronic and hard copies ensuring it is second authorised where applicable.
  8. To attend recognised course of instruction as and when required, whilst providing guidance and promoting self-development amongst colleagues/team members and assisting in the training of apprentices upon assignment.
  9. To protect vehicles against damage and ensure a high standard of cleanliness within the working area and to always observe and comply with the Group Health & Safety and Environmental Policy and report to the workshop manager any breaches of this policy.To enjoy your time as a Brilliant Colleague within Motus Commercials.
  10. To enjoy your time as a Brilliant Colleague within Motus Commercials.


Who Are We Looking for?


The ideal HGV Shift Leader Technician candidate with Motus Commercials - DAF Dealership in Huddersfield will be ambitious to develop a longstanding career in Service Management:


  • Hold a relevant formal qualification (City & Guilds / NVQ Level 3 in HGV/ LCV Vehicle Repair). 
  • Previous workshop experience.
  • Work to a high standard and have a good eye for detail with a methodical approach to their work.
  • Work well in a team and be a contributing team member with a can do attitude.
  • Be willing to attend recognised courses of instruction as and when required and to assist in the training of apprentices upon assignment.
  • Maintain a high standard of cleanliness within the working area and a presentable personal appearance whilst observing the Group Health & Safety and Environmental Policy at all times.

The following experience would be an advantage for this role however, not essential:

  • A HGV licence (class 1)
  • IRTEC certified
  • Forklift Licence
  • ADR Licence
  • Good diagnostic skills
  • Main dealer experience
  • You will need to be flexible and agree to be part of the DAFaid breakdown standby rota.


At Motus Commercials one of our core values is we believe Our Colleagues Are Our Most Important Asset and you can be assured that should you be offered a position with us you will receive industry leading training and will become part of a Brilliant Team.


What’s in it for you?


From day 1 as a Motus Commercials colleague, you will have access to a comprehensive benefits package including:


  • Onsite mental health first aiders.
  • Discounted Healthcare scheme.
  • Being Brilliant awards.
  • Career progression opportunities.
  • Internal engagement initiatives.
  • Employee Assistance Programme to help with life changes
  • The opportunity to get involved in a range of charity fundraising opportunities
  • We also pride ourselves on offering internal and external training and development opportunities along with realistic career paths for each member of our team through our People Partnership initiative.


Together We Make a Difference and it is our ambition to work together to promote a more inclusive environment, which attracts all candidates and signals our commitment to celebrate and promote diversity.


Should you wish to apply and be part of the Brilliant Team at Motus Commercials you can text MOTUS HUD to 66777, apply via the system and you can be assured your application will be acknowledged in a timely manner.


Did you know that 98% of white goods are moved on the back of a Commercial Vehicle in the UK……another reason to be Proud of joining our Brilliant team here at Motus Commercials.

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