DFDS Land-Based

Trailer Fitter

Who are we...At DFDS people mean the world to us. We aim to attract and retain the best talents, provide challenge and opportunity for personal development. We also make sure that you know what a difference you make to our business and how you can be proud of building one of Northern Europe’s largest shipping and logistics companies.

The Role...A vacancy has arisen for a Trailer Fitter for DFDS Seaways PLC based in Felixstowe. Reporting into the Shift Leader of the Workshop you will ensure all maintenance and repairs are carried out in a professional manner for our fleet. A fork lift truck licence is essential and training will be provided on the requirements below. 

  • Carry our repair and maintenance tasks on trailers as required
  • ‘A’ services and MOT preparations
  • Carry out diagnostics using laptop
  • Attend roadside breakdowns in local area as required
  • Monitor and refuel reefers
  • Shunting trailers to/from quay
  • Trailer condition checks on quay or as requested by drivers
  • Warehouse cargo handling and manual handling and restow of cargo as required
  • Book out all stock used and fully complete paperwork needed for charging customers and paying suppliers
  • Keep updated in all departmental H&S procedures

Who we want...You will have a valid fork lift truck licence. It would be beneficial if you have worked in a similar role previously and have good team working skills. This role is a shift role over 5 days, however a flexible approach to your work is desired.

What we do for you...We offer you an interesting workplace and a key role in a growing international company. You will get to work with many different professional groups. For the right candidate there will be great opportunities for professional growth.

Interested? If you have a working knowledge of the above role and have worked in a fast-paced environment, please submit your CV by clicking 'Send Application'  email (recru@dfds.com) no later than the 29th March 2019 and preferably earlier.



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Lauren Gill