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Motor Vehicle Technician


up to £32,500, depending on skills and experience, with bonus and benefits

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Motor Vehicle Technician


Up to £32,500 depending on skills and experience, with company bonus and benefits

Welcome to Northgate Vehicle Hire - Barking

Working in in Northgate will be a unique experience in your career to date.

The workshop in Barking delivers maintenance, servicing and warranty work for a fleet of over 1200 vehicles. The workshop has a team of 15, of which 9 are technicians and is an integral part of our business, alongside providing regional workshop support of other Northgate sites and large corporate client fleets in the area.

At Northgate we have a passion for service and all our team have an admiration for world famous brands we work with, including Mercedes, Ford and Vauxhall. The collective appreciation in the quality of their designs, technology and engineering. The immense satisfaction of giving all customers an exceptional experience, all with anticipation of excitement about the future and what it holds in the light commercial vehicle sector.

We are the future of vehicle rental

We need your technical knowhow to combine with our supply partners state-of-the-art technology – this makes us an unbeatable combination. As you would expect we are using manufacturer diagnostic technology in all our workshops. Our aim is to ensure our customer vehicles get back on the road where they belong as quickly as possible, allowing our customer to keep their promises.

We will provide training, both in house via our technical training business partners, and through the various manufacturers we work with. We want to work with you to build a long and successful career with Northgate.

The Role

Using your technical knowledge to work on the electrical and mechanical systems for a range of light commercial vehicles, we can promise that every day will be packed with variety. You will use the diagnostic equipment to get to the root cause of faults, carry out technical maintenance, repair or replace parts, perform preventive maintenance and MOT preparation.


You will be technically trained or have spent time served in the automotive sector or similar environment. A full driving licence is essential. We’ll also expect you to be a team player who’s continually focused on the needs of customers.


We want to help fulfil your ambition and your hard work will be rewarded with:

Salary up to £32,500 per annum
Technician team bonus up to £2,400 per annum
Company recognition scheme
31 days holiday (including bank holidays) & 1 Birthday day holiday
Tools insurance
Approved overtime paid at x time and a half
Company pension
Life Assurance
Employee benefits and assistance programme

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