Technical Engineering
Vacancy Category: 
Line Manager: 
Technical Manager
Vacancy Code: 
Perivale (CELF)
Closing Date: 
9th Dec '16

The main responsibility is to support the Technical Manager and Engineering Department. The Technical Team Assistant Manager will seek resolutions to technical issues or projects that arise. They will liaise with garage engineering staff and outside agencies to ensure that the needs of the company are met. 


Main Responsibilities

  • Supporting the Technical manager to ensure that Metroline Engineering meets the requirements of the company O Licence;
  • Control of diagnostic equipment and software including licences;
  • FMS Training and development;
  • Planning and managing upgrades to the company FMS system;
  • Managing engineering projects on behalf of the Engineering Director;
  • Assisting the Quality Department in maintaining a robust quality audit system;
  • Advising with the Garage Managers/Engineering Managers on engineering and technical problems;
  • Liaising with the Technical Department and vehicle suppliers on fleet and design issues;
  • Identifying and advising on training requirements for engineering staff;
  • Attending Engineering Managers meetings;
  • Covering for the Technical Manager in times of holidays and absence.


Essential Criteria

  • Must be technically competent;
  • Demonstrable ability to read and interpret technical drawings and wiring diagrams;
  • Demonstrable knowledge of IT packages used by the Company


Competencies & Skills

  • Excellent written and spoken English with the ability to communicate clearly and at all levels;
  • Ability to lead projects;
  • Liaise with outside agencies;
  • Ability to operate as a team player;
  • Ability to work well under pressure;
  • Highly organised, motivated and able to prioritise workload;
  • Ability to manage own workload effectively and work to strict deadlines;
  • Able to build relationships with internal and external stakeholders/suppliers.


Hours of Work: 38 hours per week


Salary: Competitive


How to Apply

Please send a covering letter of application and CV to: Samantha Smith, HR Adviser, Human Resources, ComfortDelGro House, 329 Edgware Road,  Cricklewood, NW2 6JP.  Alternatively, please e-mail [email protected] 

Applications should include:

  • the reasons you are applying for the post
  • why you believe you are a suitable candidate
  • any relevant qualifications or experience