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HGV Mechanic (Days)

Perishable Shipping Solutions

Perishable Shipping Solutions

Heywood, UK
Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 2024

Lineage is the world’s largest and most innovative provider of temperature-controlled logistics solutions – this means we help move food from farms to the dinner table; with more than 22,000 employees across over 400 locations and spanning 20 countries across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and South America.

We are currently recruiting for an HGV Mechanic to join our transport division at head office located at our Heywood facility.

Working hours will be 06:00 to 18:00 on a 4 on 4 off static day shift pattern averaging 40.25 hours per week with 30 minutes for lunch paying an hourly pay rate of £17.98 and weekly shift allowance of £40.

The role

In this role you will complete varied tasks which include:

  • Diagnose faults and carry out repairs
  • Maintain, repair and service units and trailers to MOT standards
  • Making sure vehicle cleaning requirements are up to standard before MOT service
  • Repairing defects
  • General basic garage duties
  • Dealing with breakdowns nationwide

What we are looking for:

  • Experience with maintenance and MOT on HGVS
  • Class 1 licence is desirable
  • Demonstrated knowledge of electrical instrumentation and safety compliance
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to interact with all levels of the organisation
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent organisational skills, including the ability to multi-task and prioritise workload

What's in it for me?

  • A permanent opportunity with a direct employer; we will not employ you through an agency
  • Weekly pay
  • 6.3 weeks annual holiday plus the opportunity to earn additional holidays each year up to an extra week after 5 years
  • Free onsite car park
  • Protective equipment while at work to protect your safety
  • Social environment with a team who like to support each other to achieve goals, with recognition schemes, site events such as barbecues and shared spaces to enjoy lunch and rest breaks together
  • Support your emotional well-being with access to a 24/7 employee assistance phone line offering confidential free counselling and advice
  • Preferential rates for loans and savings offered through exclusive access to a credit union
  • Refer new employees and get generous financial reward through our referral scheme

Why Lineage?

We are a global company with more than 22,000 employees spanning 20 countries and more than 400 locations across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and South America.

At Lineage Logistics, we have a shared purpose; we are transforming the food supply chain to eliminate waste and help feed the world. This means working at Lineage is not just a job – it’s an opportunity to innovate and put your mark on how food moves from the farm to dinner tables around the world. As a member of our team, you will be a critical link in the food supply chain.

Our shared purpose drives everything we do in all parts of our organisation, from the warehouse floor to the office. Our team members are passionate about the impact they make every single day.

We are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourage applications from persons regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. At Lineage we also recognise that Ex-Military, veterans, and military families have great experience with transferable skills and core values that can add significant value to our organisation.


As a Lineage team member, we aim to provide everything you and your family need to thrive. That’s why we offer competitive rates of pay, paid time off, skills training, and development opportunities to grow a long and fulfilling career with us – plus generous financial rewards when you successfully refer new employees. This is enhanced by recognition schemes (so that your hard work won’t go unnoticed), plus the chance to make your salary go even further with our cycle-to-work scheme and preferential rates for loans and savings courtesy of a leading credit union.

Your everyday wellbeing is also important to us, so we will provide you with all the protective equipment you need to be safe and comfortable at work, and you will have access to a free 24/7 employee assistance phone line, which offers confidential counselling and advice. With all of this offered against the backdrop of a fun and social environment in which you will be supported by a team who enjoy helping each other in achieving their goals, we are confident you will excel with us.