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Job Role:                                Trainee VMU                                                   

Division/Department:            Road/Domestic Transport                              

Location:                                Dartford                                              

Reports to:                             VMU Team Leader                                                      

About Europa Worldwide Group:

Europa Worldwide Group is an ambitious independent logistics operator specialising in Road freight, Air & Sea freight and Warehousing.

We provide market leading products and services to leading international and UK businesses who have chosen Europa because of its commitment to providing best in class services.

We have featured in the prestigious Sunday Times Top Track 250 three times and employ over 1,300 staff globally. The company’s turnover of £260 million in 2021 is expecting to increase to £300 million in 2022.

Position Summary:

We are looking for a Trainee who has an interest in Trucks and Trailers to work within the team of VMU Operatives ensuring completion of first fix works to trailers and trucks where appropriate.  The first fix works include tasks such as repair Curtains on trailers using heat guns, replacing Bulbs on trailers and trucks, Mirror & casing replacements amongst other minor works.  This is a non-mechanical role that we feel would suit a young, physically fit person who has a particular interest in working with commercial vehicles.  The idea candidate will have a Fork Lift Truck Licence but not essential

This is where you come in:

We are looking for a Trainee who has an interest in Trucks and Trailers to work within the team of VMU Operatives ensuring completion of first fix works to trailers and trucks where appropriate.

Our Ideal Person:

  • Have a Fork Lift Truck license although not essential.
  • Interested in Trucks and Trailers and is keen to learn.
  • Ability to work productively as part of a team.

In this role, you will:

  • Complete first fix to rolling stock ensure that efficiency and quality is maintained in service offered to the required standard.
  • Advise Team Leader regarding parts for the vehicles/trailers and when stocks are low so replacements can be ordered.
  • Complete weekly and monthly checks to VMU as required completing necessary paperwork to provide due diligence and audit trails.
  • Deliver housekeeping standards within the VMU working area to ensure the area is kept safe and clear of obstructions that could cause injury.
  • Complete curtain repairs as required so doesn’t impact operational service.
  • Undertake any other duties as requested by their line manager, commensurate with the role.
  • Ensure you comply and follow our company values, which we refer to as ‘Our Approach to Business’!

What you can expect from us:

  • Competitive salary package.
  • Europa Rewards Scheme (offers/discounts on latest technology, vouchers, gym membership etc)
  • The opportunity to develop, progress and work within a global organisation which is rapidly growing.
  • A fantastic working culture which promotes excellent work/life balance.
  • Working closely with a team of talented individuals with a great work ethic who also love to have fun!
  • Contributory company pension scheme.
  • Additional holiday scheme
  • Employee Wellbeing Programme
  • Car parking
  • 25 holiday days
  • Canteen facilities
  • Company events

 

 

 

 

 

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