DAF Commercial Vehicle Breakdown Technician - Lates - (241)


Factory Road, Sandycroft, Commerce Park, Deeside, Flintshire, CH5 2QJ


Closes in 21 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.

Motus Commercials is an approved DAF Commercial Vehicle dealership located in Deeside and is on the lookout for a dedicated and knowledgeable Commercial Vehicle DAFaid Technician. As our new DAFAid Technician, you will join our friendly Team which will see you working a rota in our approved DAF dealership workshop.

Week 1 Monday to Friday 5.30am - 14.00pm

Week 2 Monday to Friday 13.30pm - 22.00pm Saturday 8.00am - 13.00pm

The rapid evolution of today’s commercial vehicles and technology keeping them running means that continuous first-class training is involved in the vital service and maintenance of these vehicles. Motus Commercials require an experienced HGV Technician to work amongst our Brilliant team in maintaining some of the most modern, sophisticated vehicles on the road keeping the country running.

We require an experienced DAFaid HGV Technician who can ensure our Customers vehicles are back on road within the shortest time possible. As our DAFaid HGV Technician you will be required to service, adjust, and repair vehicles or components using the tools in a safe and proper manner, efficiently and within the allocated time and to the required standard.

Main duties will be:

  • To attend and carry out roadside repairs and to recover defective or damaged vehicles within the terms of the law. Fully comply with Manufacturer’s protocol and policies and safe working at the roadside.
  • To observe, recognise and report on vehicle or component defects or symptoms of impending failure.
  • To examine vehicles completely and report orally or in writing upon the vehicles condition, safety and reliability and performance (MOT).
  • To interpret and implement technical service instructions data, to ensure a repair or replacement component is replaced or repaired in line with manufacturers instruction
  • To draw the Supervisor/Workshop Controllers attention to any faults notice 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.
  • To protect all vehicles under repair against damage and to inspect each vehicle for damage and cleanliness upon completion of repair.
  • To attend recognised courses of instruction as and when required and to assist in the training of apprentices upon assignment.
  • To maintain a high standard of cleanliness within the working area, DAFaid vehicle and a presentable personal appearance whilst always observing the Group Health & Safety and Environmental Policy.
  • To report any broken or faulty equipment to your Supervisor/Manager in line with our Group Health & Safety Policy.
  • To always seek permission before fitting parts to customers vehicles that have not been previously authorised and to always return parts for warranty and customer inspection.
  • To ensure all service and maintenance sheets, customer defect reports, manufacturer paperwork and electronic documentation, i.e., DAFaid, DAF-check, PDI sheets are fully completed and signed off.
  • To enjoy your time as a Brilliant Colleague within Motus Commercials.

Who Are We Looking for?

As a business Motus Commercials love to recognise and celebrate excellent performance. Due to company growth, we now need another HGV Technician who can pull together to meet the needs of our Commercial Vehicle customers both locally, regionally, and nationally with the minimum supervision for our joint ongoing success, as one of our core values says, Together We Make A Difference.

As a HGV Technician at Motus Commercials in Deeside we will be looking for you to have or be able to demonstrate:

  • Time served Technician with City & Guilds or Equivalent
  • Minimum 1 year post Apprentice experience.
  • Diagnostics
  • Safety Inspections
  • Routine Maintenance
  • General mechanical ability.
  • Enthusiastic, Team Player, Flexible.

It would be advantageous if you had:

  • DAF product experience.
  • Irtec Licence.
  • HGV Licence.

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.

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 CHE to 66777 or apply via the system, either way you can be assured your application will be acknowledged in a timely manner.

What’s in it for you?

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

  • Industry Leading Training
  • Family & Friends Discounted Car Scheme.
  • 31 days holiday per year (inclusive of Bank Holidays) rising to 33 on celebration of 5 years’ service.
  • Team Member Auto-enrolment Pension Scheme with employer contribution.
  • Onsite mental health first aiders.
  • Discounted Healthcare scheme.
  • Life Assurance.
  • Being Brilliant awards.
  • Career progression opportunities.
  • Internal engagement initiatives
  • Retail discounts saving £££'s at high street stores, health & beauty, going out, travel and much more.
  • Employee Assistance Programme to help with life changes
  • The opportunity to get involved in a range of charity fundraising initiatives.
  • 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.

Who are we?

We have a network of 32 dealer locations across the United Kingdom including 4 body-shops and accident repair centres. We are the largest DAF Trucks dealer group in the UK and Europe, with 30 DAF franchise locations, 14 of which have ATF sites with the ability to carry out DVSA MOT’s on commercial vehicles, together with locations for our partnership with ISUZU Trucks and TRP Parts. Our LCV portfolio is ever expanding, with 19 dealer locations at present, offering sales and/or service opportunities for Fiat Professional, Ford Commercial Vehicles, Isuzu Pick-up, Maxus, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, and Motus Select Used Commercial Vehicles.

Our manufacturer partners are DAF Trucks, Fiat Professional, Ford Commercial Vehicles, Isuzu Pick-up, Isuzu Trucks, Maxus, and Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles.

We employ over 1,400 employees nationwide. As a business our vision is to be industry leaders, in the sale, service and maintenance of DAF Trucks; delivering high-quality customer service to our clients who have enabled DAF Trucks to become the market leading HGV manufacturer in the UK for over 25 years. From an LCV perspective, our goal is to be viewed as “The Van Experts” with customers and manufacturing brands alike, offering that same sales and aftersales experience within the LCV arena, and growing our ever-expanding profile across the UK.

Our History

Motus Commercials is a Division of Motus Group (UK) Limited, is a subsidiary of Motus Holdings Limited, a diversified (non-manufacturing) South African company centred on the automotive sector and founded initially as a single car dealership in 1948. Today, it is a business listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, turning over close to £4.5 billion and employing some 16,000 people across its operations in South Africa, the UK and Australia.

Motus Group (UK) Limited manages the automotive interests of Motus Holdings Limited in the United Kingdom. These include 115 vehicle franchise outlets at 78 locations. Motus Group (UK) Limited operates the UK’s largest independent commercial vehicle dealer group and, with its passenger vehicle interests included, ranks inside the Top 15 of all UK automotive dealer groups. Motus Group (UK) Limited consists of 4 operating divisions, which include Motus Commercials, Pentagon Motor Group, Motus Mercedes and Motus Vehicle Solutions. The Company has annual revenues of over £1 billion and employs around 3000 people across all its UK operations.

Motus Commercials is protected by trademarks; we do not consent to agencies/recruiters using the name and/or logo without explicitly instructed by us. Any agency/recruiter found to be using the Motus Commercials name and logo may find themselves subject to court proceedings for injunctive relief to prevent them from continuing the use of the name and/or logo, without receiving notice.

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