Our employees are key to our continued success and with multiple service centres across the UK, there are plenty of opportunities to develop a career within the Go Plant Fleet Services team. Do take a look at our current vacancies below.


Regional Contracts Manager (South)

This is a great opportunity to join our operational leadership team.  You’ll shape, influence and implement organisational change and performance improvement across our workshops.

You’ll bring a minimum of 2 years’ management experience of multi-depot maintenance facilities and be a member of relevant professional organisations.

Key responsibilities:

  • Ensure Health & Safety and Fleet compliance
  • Leadership of the service centre managers in your region
  • Full budget responsibility for your area of control
  • Developing client relationships and contract management
  • Responsible for contract hire vehicles within the term contracts you manage


  • Proven leadership and staff development skills
  • 2 years’ management experience of multi-depot maintenance facilities
  • IOSH/NEBOSH Health and Safety certificate
  • HGV Licence
  • Certificate of Professional Competence – Road Haulage (National)
  • HNC/HND/City & Guilds or equivalent qualification in associated technical field.

This is a multi-site role which will involve regular travel, therefore a full UK driving licence is essential.

We’re offering a competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with this level of role. If you believe you have the leadership skills, commercial acumen, technical background and hold a relevant CPC please apply with covering letter and CV to Cathy Potts, HR Director, Go Plant Fleet Services, Leicester Road, Ibstock, Leicestershire, LE67 6HP or email cpotts@gpl-hire.co.uk

Closing date for applications is 1st February 2019.


Vehicle/Fleet Procurement Manager

You will be responsible for:

  • Purchasing the best value vehicles without compromising quality of service
  • Delivering budget savings through strong negotiations informed by vehicle and market rate expertise
  • Reviewing our existing suppliers and renegotiating existing terms
  • Staying up to date with latest vehicle technology available to enhance safety and efficiency
  • From point of order to delivery of vehicles and or plant to customers requirements/specification

We’re looking for:

  • Specialist HGV fleet procurement experience, ideally with vehicle engineering/mechanical background
  • Procurement strategy development and implementation
  • Skilled negotiator
  • Market intelligence supported by strong analytical skills
  • Full clean driving licence
  • Strong communication skills and ability to communicate at all levels


HGV Technician, Harrow/Godstone/Ipswich/Matlock

Job Description

This is a great opportunity to join our fleet maintenance team. You will have opportunity to work on a range of vehicles from light commercial to HGV vehicles.

You’ll be an experienced HGV mechanic with a minimum of 5 years’ experience.

A DVSA /FTA Heavy Vehicle Inspection certificate is desirable.

Key responsibilities:

  • Carrying out Service, Maintenance and Repair of a mixed fleet of vehicles
  • Fault diagnosis
  • Completion of weekly vehicle inspections
  • Ensure Health & Safety compliance

If you believe you have the skills, technical background and hold a DVLA Category C Driving licence please apply with covering letter and CV, stating your salary expectations

Job Type: Full-time


Specialist Vehicle Drivers | £ Competitive

We’re looking for enthusiastic individuals to join our UK-wide service centres to drive and operate our road sweepers on a variety of local contracts. This role involves regular cleaning on building sites, general road maintenance and industrial sweeping for large customers based nationally.

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Category C licence holders
  • Full product training provided
  • In possession of full Driver CPC card
  • Working from our regional hire centres across the UK – all locations considered

To apply please contact your local depot by telephone.


Mobile Service Engineers

Due to ongoing expansion, we have a number of vacancies for high calibre, qualified mobile service engineers in most regions.

Job Description

We are looking for mobile service engineers, you will be required to work on a wide range of HGV and specialist vehicles. Your base will be in one of our regional workshops but you will be required to travel to our other workshops in the region as required.
Key responsibilities:

  • Carrying out Service, Maintenance and Repair on municipal vehicles such as road sweepers, refuse collection vehicles, gritters and gully emptiers
  • Fault diagnosis
  • Completion of vehicle inspections
  • Ensure Health & Safety compliance
  • Participation in callout rota will be required

Essential Requirements:
City & Guilds or NVQ level 3 HGV maintenance and repair as a minimum
Desirable Requirements:
Driving license category C or higher
Irtec Qualification
Job Type: Full-time

In return you can expect competitive rates of pay and an investment in your professional development as well as the opportunity to progress in growing successful business.

If you believe you have the skills, technical background and hold a DVSA Category C or higher driving licence please send an email with covering letter and CV, stating salary expectations here.


Accident Management and Insurance Co-ordinator

To support the business in improving its claims experience through early reporting and robust accident investigation

You will be responsible for:

Ensuring our accident management process is followed and full details supplied to relevant parties

Liasing with our Brokers/insurers and co-ordinating the processing of claims

Ensuring accurate monitoring and reporting of accidents and provide assistance in all matters relating to accident management

Maintaining up to date and accurate accident MI

Trend and causation analysis

Educating stakeholders on accident management processes including training delivery


Skills and experience

Comprehensive knowledge of accident management processes

Previous experience in automotive/workshop environment

Advanced IT skills


Vehicle Maintenance Estimator/Bid Writer

Responsible for standard pricing and the compilation of detailed complex pricing for non-standard bids ensuring that relevant data is used in support of the cost build up, such as maintenance and RV values from third party data and internal historical data.

Therefore, practical experience of vehicle service management or HGV maintenance is essential, together with the ability to present data in a format that can be used for internal management approval, or for presentation to the customer.

You will be responsible for:

Providing pricing calculations for inclusion in bids.

Preparing and presenting price information for management approval along with clear assumptions, market benchmarks etc.

Identifying and monitoring trends in pricing, maintenance costs, margins, RV’s and market prices maintaining a database for use in future pricing activities.

Supporting the production of bids and tenders for both public and private sector business.

We are looking for:

Sound technical understanding of HGV specialist fleet specifications

Qualification in HGV vehicle maintenance

Detailed understanding of labour times in vehicle maintenance activities

Knowledge of service vehicles requirements

Experience of pricing

Knowledge of motor vehicle / asset management type business

Competent IT skills


In return we offer a competitive salary and attractive benefits.  Please submit your application including a cover letter stating how you meet the criteria and what you can bring to the role along with details of your current salary to hr@gpl-hire.co.uk.