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Req ID: RC724201

Senior Vehicle Maintenance Technician

  • Company: Federal Express Corporation EU
  • Category: Professional
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Worker Sub-Type: Regular
  • Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40
  • Remote: No
  • Location: 5 Buckingham Avenue, Slough, England SL1 4NJ, United Kingdom


Our Vehicle Maintenance Unit requires highly organised, detail conscious and self-motivated individual to join the team as a Senior Vehicle Maintenance Technician.

Hours: 40 per week.

Shifts: Monday to Friday - 6.45am to 15.15pm.

Salary: £22.79 per hour base salary + Geographical Enhancement.

We believe that our strengths come from our differences, and we actively invest in recruiting and retaining a diverse and inclusive workforce that reflects the communities we serve.

In this challenging role you will be working within a busy environment and be responsible for the leadership and development of a team of Vehicle Maintenance Technicians ensuring the service, repair and road worthiness of vehicles to Department of Transport (DOT) standards and the company preventative maintenance schedules.

As the Senior Technician at the VMU you will be responsible for:
• Effectively managing the performance of Vehicle Maintenance Technicians
• Assist in the day- to- day running of the VMU office in the absence of the Workshop Manager
• Diagnose faults and repair vehicles to minimum DOT standards in line with the Company preventative maintenance programme
• Complete relevant documentation for all work undertaken including reporting to the Line Manager
• Road test vehicles (where qualified and instructed to do so)
• Take or accompany vehicles for DOT tests as required (where qualified and instructed to do so)
• Ensure correct and effective safe use of all tools, plant and ancillary equipment
• Ensure personal protective clothing/ equipment is worn in accordance with
FedEx's Health & Safety policy
• Ensure that all HASAWA/ Legislation/ Security procedures are adhered to and that good housekeeping is maintained
• To provide a high level of internal and external customer care
• Maintain communication between traffic departments and the VMU
• Ensure no vehicle leaves the VMU in an un-roadworthy condition

To fulfill this role you will have a qualification in vehicle maintenance, excellent communication skills, ability to work in a busy environment and have a good attention to detail ensuring our vehicles leave the VMU in a roadworthy condition.

A full driving licence is essential however previous experience within the transport industry and Category C+E entitlement is preferred but not essential.

Diversity & Inclusion is more than the workplace. It’s the cultures we celebrate, the dreams we inspire, and creating a global community where everyone is accepted. At FedEx, diversity and inclusion happens because we do it together.  

FedEx was built on a philosophy that puts people first, one we take seriously. We are an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce in which we provide growth opportunities for all

Our Company

FedEx is one of the world's largest express transportation companies and has consistently been selected as one of the top 10 World’s Most Admired Companies by "Fortune" magazine. Every day FedEx delivers for its customers with transportation and business solutions, serving more than 220 countries and territories around the globe. We can serve this global network due to our outstanding team of FedEx team members, who are tasked with making every FedEx experience outstanding.

Our Philosophy

The People-Service-Profit philosophy (P-S-P) describes the principles that govern every FedEx decision, policy or activity. FedEx takes care of our people; they, in turn, deliver the impeccable service demanded by our customers, who reward us with the profitability necessary to secure our future. The essential element in making the People-Service-Profit philosophy such a positive force for the company is where we close the circle, and return these profits back into the business, and invest back in our people. Our success in the industry is attributed to our people. Through our P-S-P philosophy, we have a work environment that encourages team members to be innovative in delivering the highest possible quality of service to our customers. We care for their well-being, and value their contributions to the company.

Our Culture

Our culture is important for many reasons, and we intentionally bring it to life through our behaviors, actions and activities in every part of the world. The FedEx culture and values have been a cornerstone of our success and growth since we began in the early 1970’s. While other companies can copy our systems, infrastructure and processes, our culture makes us unique and is often a differentiating factor as we compete and grow in today’s global marketplace.