Job Description

Due to continued growth we are delighted to announce we are currently recruiting for an experienced and highly motivated HGV Workshop Technician/ Mechanic to join our thriving business. This role, which is based in our new super hub in  Hinckley, will offer the successful candidate a chance to work in the state of the art workshop and the opportunity to be part of the UK's leading parcel delivery business. This role will be working nights covering a continental shift pattern of 4 on 4 off on nights 18.40 – 07:00

As the successful HGV Technician/Mechanic, you will report to the Workshop Manager and be a key member of the team. Working in a time critical distribution environment, your key accountabilities will include;

  • Servicing and maintaining DPD’s fleet of approximately 900 Mercedes Benz tractor units and in 1,600 trailers.
  • Fault Diagnostics on vehicles
  • MOT Preparation for the vehicles
  • Weekly/ monthly checks of HGV vehicles
  • Mechanical and Electrical repairs on vehicles



About You

As the successful candidate you will have had experience working within a similar Heavy Goods or Heavy Plant role, or have knowledge of yellow goods repairs. Ideally you will be Level 3 trained in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair or be a time served technician.

You will have knowledge of working on Mercedes, DAF, Dennis, Volvo and Renault vehicles.

You must demonstrate the core values of DPD's DNA – Passion, Respect, Honesty, Flexibility, Hard Work and Accountability

It would be advantageous if you were irtech licence qualified however this is not essential as we can provide further accreditation for this.

Additional Information

Job Specifics

You will have a comprehensive induction to DPD and the Workshop where we explain all working practices. Your induction will also include attendance at our Corporate Induction. 

A LGV Class 1 Driving Licence is desirable for this role but not essential. 


Your package will include a competitive salary and you will also be entitled to a competitive bonus scheme. As well as this you have access to some other fantastic optional benefits such as Cycle2Work Scheme, Dining Cards, Holiday trading and discounts and savings on 1000’s of retailers.


DPD is a Valuable 500 company and a Disability Confident Employer



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