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Advertiser: JVP Jobs

Job Title: Shift Fitter / Lathe Operator (Rail Vehicle Light
Location:Crewe, Cheshire, England
Rate:£32,548.0000 Per Year    Benefits: discount scheme, healthcare cover...
Description: Shift Fitter / Lathe Operator (Rail Vehicle Light Maintenance)

A superb opportunity that will fit into your career plans...

Would you thrive on utilising your engineering expertise as part of a quality focused and professional team, within a rapidly growing company that looks after its colleagues as much as its customers? If so, then this opportunity to join the Crewe depot of Arriva TrainCare provides the perfect career opportunity.

Who will I be working with?

Arriva TrainCare provides Light and Heavy Train Maintenance services to the railway industry from its five strategically located maintenance depots. The successful, rapidly evolving organisation, is going through a massive transformation at real pace, with a strong order book for 2017 and beyond. Arriva TrainCare is part of Arriva, which is part of the Deutsche Bahn group, one of the largest transport services organisations in Europe, employing over 55,900 people and delivering more than 1.5 billion passenger journeys across 15 European countries every year.

You'll be part of a professional team with these core behaviours at heart;

* One Arriva - We work as one team, 'together we are Arriva';
* Great customer experience - We keep our customers happy every day;
* Doing the right thing - We look after our customers, colleagues and the environment, and always put safety first;
* Thinking beyond - We are curious and inspired to think beyond today for an even bigger and better Arriva tomorrow.

So, what will the role of Shift Fitter / Lathe Operator entail?

As a Shift Fitter / Lathe Operator you'll play an active part in continuously improving product quality, with duties to include but not be limited to;

* Carry out maintenance of rail vehicles to laid down standards and procedures, in accordance with VMIs and local instructions
* Carry out wheel lathe duties and complete wheel lathe maintenance examinations
* Undertake Safety Critical Work assessments
* Ensure worksheets are signed off promptly and correctly on completion of work
* Operate rail vehicles within depot operating limits
* Assist the Team Leader in ensuring rolling stock targets are met
* Ensure all materials are booked out correctly
* Ensure safety, quality and environmental procedures are adhered to

What will I need to be considered for this Shift Fitter / Lathe Operator vacancy?

* Proven experience, involvement and understanding of rail vehicle maintenance activities, both mechanical and electrical
* Previous experience carrying out wheel lathe activities on rail vehicles
* Good working knowledge of depot operations
* NVQ Level 3 certificate in Engineering, Rail Traction and Rolling Stock preferred
* Able to interpret engineering drawings
* Completed driver operation / shunter assessment in relevant class of vehicle desirable
* Able to work effectively as part of a team and independently

What will I receive in return?

Salary: £32,548 per annum

Attractive Benefits: 26 days annual leave including bank holidays, pension, healthcare cover, Arriva Travel Pass, Cycle to Work scheme, Arriva Village retailer discount scheme, and childcare vouchers.

Hours of Work: Average of 37 hours per week working a varied shift roster, covering a mixture of days and nights.

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Crewe (Cheshire)

Arriva is committed to diversity, if you're good and meet the essential criteria outlined above, you're welcome. Please include a cover letter upon submitting your CV.

All applications to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions.

This Shift Fitter / Lathe Operator vacancy is advertised by JVP Jobs on behalf of the employer Arriva TrainCare. At JVP Jobs we believe in providing complete transparency for you the job seeker to help you make informed decisions. By applying for this role you are submitting your CV directly to our above named client. Please note that we DO NOT operate as a recruitment agency, all applications will be reviewed directly by the employer Arriva TrainCare, and should they wish to progress your application further they will be in contact with you.

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Skills Required: Shift Fitter / Lathe Operator (Rail Vehicle Light
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP     Duration: Permanent
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Reference: 1970 Added: 21-09-2017
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