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Explore your next opportunity at a Fortune Global 500 organization. Envision innovative possibilities, experience our rewarding culture, and work with talented teams that help you become better every day. We know what it takes to lead UPS into tomorrow—people with a unique combination of skill + passion. If you have the qualities and drive to lead yourself or teams, there are roles ready to cultivate your skills and take you to the next level.

Job Description:

FUTURE YOU makes a lasting impact.


Location: UPS East Midlands Airport

As one of our GSE Mechanics, you’ll be essential to moving our world forward by helping to deliver what matters. The size and diversity of our GSE fleet means you’ll have plenty of room to develop and expand your skills further. From non-powered equipment right up to aircraft deck-loaders, cargo tractors and GPU's.

What you’ll get:

We’ll pay you between £17.94 - £19.36 per hour, depending on your experience, plus shift premiums* and location... allowance* (if applicable). Successful candidates will receive a signing-on bonus of £1,000 (£500 upon commencing employment & £500 after month 6). There’s potential for overtime as well which is paid at time and a half. You can also look forward to:
• Company pension scheme & life assurance
• Full, industry-leading training (including Electric Vehicle training)
• Generous Tool Allowance (£30 per month gross)
• Clean working environment and full PPE supplied
• Holiday pay
• Discounts at a range of major retailers, cinemas and attractions and many more benefits
• HGV License Upgrade Programme
• A ‘promotion from within policy’ that means you can go as far as your talent will take you – pathway into career opportunities with additional training provide
• Opportunity to complete a Workshop Manager Qualification whilst in employment subject to availability
• Opportunity to avail of the Company employee referral scheme by recommending other Mechanics to UPS - £1,000 per candidate hired (£500 upon commencing employment & £500 after month 6)

What you’ll do:
• Work flexible shift patterns
• Expertly handle a variety of repairs and maintenance work on a large GSE fleet
• Carry out regular maintenance inspections, complete online records and stock control
• Work as part of a team with a focus on quality to achieve reliability and maintenance targets

What you’ll need:
• City & Guilds or equivalent qualification in Vehicle Mechanics
• A background in airport Ground Support equipment
• Initiative, planning skills and a flexible, enthusiastic approach
• Full UK driving licence
• A C1, 7.5 tonne licence would be an advantage, though isn’t essential

Is this the challenge you've been waiting for? Apply now!

How we recruit:

UPS is committed to a policy of treating individuals fairly and recruiting, selecting, training, promoting and compensating based on merit, experience and other work-related criteria. We do not discriminate against any applicant based on age, race, religion, sex, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity.

A bit about a big business

Founded in 1907 as a messenger company in the United States, UPS has grown into a multi-billion-dollar corporation by clearly focusing on the goal of enabling commerce around the globe. Today, UPS is a global company with one of the most recognised and admired brands in the world. We have become the world's largest package delivery company and a leading global provider of specialised transportation and logistics services. Every day, we manage the flow of goods, funds and information in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide.

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UPS is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation
Castle Donington United Kingdom


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