OEM Services

From transportation to storage, NVD offer a full range of OEM services

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Transport Services

Transport, vehicle tracking, vehicle preparation and storage options for dealers

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Vehicle Preparation

Repairs, fleet preparation, PDI, fit-out and more

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Fleet services

Full fleet services including vehicle preparation, custom livery, defleeting and more

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NVD Recruitment Opportunities

NVD are currently recruiting for a number of roles. Please see below for further details.

To apply for any of these roles, please send your CV to careers@nvd.ie with the name of the position as the subject.

Job Openings

HGV Experienced Mechanics 

Due to continued growth in our in-house HGV maintenance workshop operation at Baldonnell, Dublin, NVD have a position for an experienced HGV mechanic. The ideal candidate will have a ”can do attitude” and good problem-solving skills.

Responsibilities:

  • Carry out general mechanical planned and corrective maintenance.
  • Carry out diagnostic fault identification and rectification repair.
  • Assist with apprenticeship training.

Essential Skills and Experience

  • HGV or Plant mechanical maintenance experience.
  • Excellent communication and team working skills.
  • Determined and resilient, with the drive to complete tasks.
  • Ideally have experience working on Mercedes, Renault & Scania.
  • Ideally have experience working with basic hydraulic systems.

Personal Specification

  • Organised.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Eagerness to learn and share knowledge.
  • Flexible.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment while remaining calm and focused.

Successful candidates must hold a formal qualification ie; National Craft Certificate or City and Guilds level 3 in vehicle repairs or equivalent and have a minimum of 3 years post apprenticeship experience with the maintenance of HGV trucks and trailers.

Job Types: Full Time (4 x Day working week with flexible start / finish times roster).

Expected start date: Immediate

Rate: €26.50 per hour

Benefits: On-site parking Company Pension Scheme – employee contributions required

Sick Pay Scheme – employee contributions required

EAP programme

 

Apply to careers@nvd.ie

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Mechanic – Ringaskiddy Workshop

 

NVD have an exciting opportunity for a Car Mechanic. We would like to engage with candidates who are fully qualified Car Mechanics or soon to be qualified or candidates with good Mechanical knowledge. This role might suit a final year apprentice.

NVD will provide full training and ongoing support to the successful candidate. Hourly rate € XXX

 

Duties will include

 

· Servicing of vehicles.

· Beacon and accessory fitting.

· Towbar fitment and wiring.

· Recall work

· Pre- delivery inspections

· Striping and refitting of vehicle parts

· Testing the vehicle to ensure the repairs were successful

 

Skills and Qualifications

· Qualified car mechanic or soon to be qualified – might suit a final year apprentice.

· The ability to work alone without instruction or as part of a team.

· Excellent interpersonal and communication skills for dealing with colleagues.

· A methodical nature with outstanding attention to detail.

· A genuine interest in motor vehicles and automotive industry.

· The capacity to work to deadlines.

· Used to working in an environment where quality, efficiency and productivity are important.

· Confident and competent driver with clean driving licence

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Mech mind GO

Summary of Position

 

The Mechanically minded General Operative will operate as part of a workshop team and will take responsibility for completing a range of Workshop tasks as assigned and in line with company policy, procedures, and safety standards. The operative will also assist with other workshop tasks as may be required from time to time. We have roles available in Baldonnel, Rosslare and Ringaskiddy Workshops.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

 

The following list of specific duties and responsibilities is indicative and not exhaustive:-

 

  • Log onto to the Inform and OEM systems using company provided Tablet and receive work orders indicating assigned PDI tests to be completed. Alternatively, receive work order instructions from PDI technician colleagues or team leader.
  • Collect a car for PDI from outside the workshop and drive the car to the correct inspection bay. The car will be positioned into place, per PDI procedure, at the inspection bay.
  • Inspect certain specified items and or complete various tasks in line with company procedures. These include, for example, checking suspension, car under-body, wheel nuts, tyre pressure, number plates, oils, fluids, battery, diagnostics, shunt fuse activation, child locks, remote locks, interior functions including door electrics, mirrors, radio codes and functions, wipers, lights, sat nav, sun-roof and other similar items.
  • The team will perform a test drive on the inspected vehicle, noting any final issues and rectifying if possible.
  • The inspection will be tracked and a check-list completed, either on line or by paper, confirming that each element of the particular inspection has been completed by the general operative (and technician).
  • Follow the PDI process and procedure.
  • Follow all company health and safety procedures.
  • Assist with general duties in other parts of the workshop with light body repair and paint work. Duties may include vehicle preparation, vehicle finishing / assembly / vehicle cleaning and valeting.
  • Assist with general duties in other on-site workshops including van or commercial conversions moving of vehicles to and from load lanes fuelling, charging as required.
  • Assist with general duties with regard to batch jobs as may be required from time to time.
  • Other general duties as may be assigned from time to time.
  • May be required to operate a shift rotation if required

 

 

Experience and qualifications

 

  • Experience in the motor trade advantageous
  • Mechanically minded, perhaps with formal mechanical qualification
  • Experience working with cars advantageous.
  • Level 2 /3 hybrid and electric vehicle training advantageous.
  • Alarm or accessory fitment experience advantageous
  • Modifying cars
  • Good dexterity
  • Ability to think logically, solve problems and follow a process
  • Good communicator
  • Team working ability and skills
  • Down to earth disposition
  • Reasonable IT skills

 

Full training will be provided to the successful candidates.

 

NVD is an equal opportunities employer.

 

Candidates should submit a CV to careers@nvd.ie

National Vehicle Distribution are currently recruiting for trainee Craftworkers in Vehicle Body Repair (Panel Beating/Spray Painting) for our Workshops in Baldonnel, Ringaskiddy and Rosslare.

 

We are also hiring for HGV Maintenance (Mechanics)trainees for our modern Workshop at Baldonnell, Co Dublin.

We are seeking candidates with the necessary drive and determination to commit to a three-year training programme, acquire an accredited skill, and achieve a qualification for life. Successful candidates will have a technical and mechanical aptitude, will also display maturity, have a positive attitude, and a willingness to learn.

NVD is an approved City & Guilds Learning Centre. As part of your training, we will deliver;

  • Levels 1, 2 & 3 in the chosen trade discipline.
  • City & Guilds trade qualification certificates have National & International recognition and are a compulsory requirement for a Craftsperson status.
  • The 3-year training program comprises of classroom & on the job modules which will entail periods of study & practical workshop experiences.

 

The NVD craftworker training program will not require a lifetime commitment to the company, however, it will require you to be the very best you can be in return for an educational experience that will last a lifetime.

Established over 35 years ago, NVD has a proven history of successfully delivering training, in state-of-the-art facilities, to the highest professional level. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of something special at NVD.

Why not take a different route and enjoy the best of both study and working life.

Apply by submitting an updated CV and outline any hands-on experience you may have working on cars / trucks / engines / motors / fabrication.

We pay €10.50 hour for year one, €12 in year two, and €14 in year three. (An additional 10% will be payable when working a shift pattern rostered week).

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

PDI Technician

Summary of Position

 

The Mechanically minded General Operative will operate as part of a workshop team and will take responsibility for completing a range of Workshop tasks as assigned and in line with company policy, procedures, and safety standards. The operative will also assist with other workshop tasks as may be required from time to time.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

 

The following list of specific duties and responsibilities is indicative and not exhaustive:-

 

  • Log onto to the Inform and OEM systems using company provided Tablet and receive work orders indicating assigned PDI tests to be completed. Alternatively, receive work order instructions from PDI technician colleagues or team leader.
  • Collect a car for PDI from outside the workshop and drive the car to the correct inspection bay. The car will be positioned into place, per PDI procedure, at the inspection bay.
  • Inspect certain specified items and or complete various tasks in line with company procedures. These include, for example, checking suspension, car under-body, wheel nuts, tyre pressure, number plates, oils, fluids, battery, diagnostics, shunt fuse activation, child locks, remote locks, interior functions including door electrics, mirrors, radio codes and functions, wipers, lights, sat nav, sun-roof and other similar items.
  • The team will perform a test drive on the inspected vehicle, noting any final issues and rectifying if possible.
  • The inspection will be tracked and a check-list completed, either on line or by paper, confirming that each element of the particular inspection has been completed by the general operative (and technician).
  • Attend training as required.
  • Follow the PDI process and procedure.
  • Follow all company health and safety procedures.
  • Assist with general duties in other parts of the workshop with light body repair and paint work. Duties may include vehicle preparation, vehicle finishing / assembly / vehicle cleaning and valeting.
  • Assist with general duties in other on-site workshops including van or commercial conversions moving of vehicles to and from load lanes fuelling, charging as required.
  • Assist with general duties with regard to batch jobs as may be required from time to time.
  • Follow all inventory requisition procedures.
  • Dispose of waste material properly and in line with environmental and health and safety procedures
  • Other general duties as may be assigned from time to time.
  • May be required to operate a shift rotation if required

 

 

Experience and qualifications

 

  • Experience in the motor trade advantageous
  • Mechanically minded, perhaps with formal mechanical qualification
  • Experience working with cars advantageous.
  • Level 2 /3 hybrid and electric vehicle training advantageous.
  • Alarm or accessory fitment experience advantageous
  • Modifying cars
  • Good dexterity
  • Ability to think logically, solve problems and follow a process
  • Good communicator
  • Team working ability and skills
  • Down to earth disposition
  • Reasonable IT skills

 

Full training will be provided to the successful candidates.

 

NVD is an equal opportunities employer.

 

Candidates should submit a CV to Rachel.coughlan@nvd.ie

Have you stores experience or currently in an Operative role and looking to take the next step for a career in the Automotive industry?

Due to continuing business success and growth, we now have a fantastic opportunity available for a Trainee Automotive Stores Assistant to join our team at our state of the art new Vehicle Preparation Centre at Baldonnell, Co Dublin.

 

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • This role will be responsible for assisting the Storeman & Workshop Manager in providing an efficient and quality service to our workshop colleagues.
  • Maintain records of goods ordered and received which will include exact checking of delivered stock versus delivery dockets and original purchase orders.
  • Distribute required parts and material directly to your workshop colleagues as necessary throughout the work shift.
  • Monitor and maintain minimum critical stock level numbers at all times.

Person Specification

  • Committed to providing all necessary assistance to your workshop colleagues.
  • Trustworthy and reliable with a positive can-do attitude.
  • Willing to follow directions and work in a team environment.
  • Have good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Have strong organisational ability with excellent attention to detail.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Have a strong desire to work within the automotive industry.
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Possess a good level of IT skill.
  • Evidence of previous relevant experience in a comparable warehouse / stock control / customer service environment would be an advantage.

 

This entry-level opportunity is suited to someone who has high motivation, an eye for detail, good with technology, a team player and has a genuine interest in pursuing a career in the automotive parts industry.

 

Earnings range;  €25,000 – €27,500 dependent on experience.

An additional shift premium of 10% will apply.

If you are looking to join a growing company that offer excellent rewards and next step training for your career development, then you need to APPLY for the role of Trainee Automotive Stores Assistant now!

If you wish apply for the vacancy, please send your updated CV to Rachel.coughlan@nvd.ie

Job description – VPC Craftworker

NVD are seeking applications for skilled Vehicle Body Repair Craftworkers to fill several new positions at our Vehicle Preparation Centres located at Baldonnell.

 

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Experience working as a Panel Beater/Spray Painter.
  • Experience in priming, sanding, masking, and buffing body parts.
  • Knowledge of the stages of body repair and ability to execute.
  • Excellent communication and team working skills.
  • Determined and resilient, with the drive to complete tasks.
  • The capacity and interest to embrace new work types.
  • Attention to detail with a commitment to excellence

 

Personal Specification

  • Organised.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Eagerness to learn and share knowledge.
  • Flexible.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment while remaining calm and focused.

Job Types: Full or Part-time (optional 4 x Day working week).

Earnings range (depending on your level of expertise & experience) €43,311 – €47,154

Benefits;

Bonus scheme

On-site parking

Pension

Interested in having a chat on what NVD can offer you? …. Please e-mail Rachel.coughlan@nvd.ie