HGV Mechanic / Fitter / Fabricator

Are you an experienced HGV Mechanic / Fitter / Fabricator with solid working knowledge of heavy goods vehicles and trailers who would relish the opportunity to join a multi award winning, family orientated company? Platts Commercial Services provides a wide range of services designed to keep HGVs and the fleet of trailers on the road, […]

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Platts Commercial Services is part of the Platts Group of companies, a market-leading UK manufacturer and supplier of quality animal bedding, celebrating their 50th year in business this year.

Platts is an ambitious company experiencing continued growth and success.

Working from the depot located in Llay, Wrexham, as the HGV Mechanic / Fitter / Fabricator, you will work as part of a team working Monday to Friday, with duties to include, although not be limited to:

  • Identifying faults and rectifying defects on trailers and carrying out repairs to the highest possible standards
  • Completing trailer inspections
  • Completing vehicle service sheets and job card documentation to the required standard in line with the company Policies, procedures and process
  • Conducting MOT preparations and testing
  • Ensuring that the company’s excellent road worthiness reputation with VOSA is maintained

What will I receive in return?

You will be part of a friendly, positive and professional team within a well-established and employee focused company, where you will be provided with opportunities for continuous professional development.

Salary: £14 – £18.50 per hour level dependent on experience and qualifications.

Contract: Permanent, full time hours, working Monday to Friday.

What will I need to be considered for this HGV Mechanic / Fitter vacancy?

• Proven experience and knowledge as a Mechanic working with heavy goods trailers and their components
• Qualified HGV Mechanic to at least City & Guilds or NVQ Level 3 in a HGV technical qualification
• Hold a C+E driving licence, and preferably hold a Drivers CPC qualification
• Ability to ensure vehicles and trailers are maintained in line with up to date VOSA standards
• Experience of working to health and safety, and COSHH requirements
• Computer literate with experience of using email and Microsoft Office applications

Although not essential, proven experience of fabrication and welding would be highly advantageous for this role.

More about us:

Over recent years, Platts have been pleased to win numerous awards from West Cheshire & North Wales Chamber of Commerce, as well as the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) Scale up Business of the Year Award for Wales, all made possible by the successful, hardworking and passionate team. In 2022 Platts were awarded UK Family Business of the Year Award with FSB.

Work Remotely

  • No

Job Type: Permanent


  • Monday to Friday

Application question(s):

  • Are you Qualified HGV Mechanic to at least City & Guilds or NVQ Level 3 in a HGV technical qualification?


  • C+E driving licence? (preferred)

Work Location: One location

All applications for this HGV Mechanic / Fitter vacancy are to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions.

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