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HGV Technician, Ivybridge

Dennis Eagle has been in business since 1907 and is Britain’s market leader in the manufacture of refuse collection vehicles. Our famous ‘DENNIS’ name is seen on the front of our cabs daily across UK streets.

Role: HGV Technician / HGV Mechanic

Location: Ivybridge, PL21 9PE

Hours: 45 hours per week | between 08:00 and 17:30 Monday to Friday 

At Dennis Eagle, we don’t just build trucks. We build careers too.

We are looking for a HGV Technician at our Ivybridge site. This is a crucial and challenging Aftermarket role.

The role:

  • You'll prepare vehicles to DVSA standard, ensuring all work is of a high quality.
  • You will also help to establish and improve relations between Dennis Eagle and the customer


Employees must represent our core values in all their work and you will be expected to understand and commit to them. These are: Customer Focus, Entrepreneurial Spirit, Flexibility, Innovation, Integrity, Quality and Sustainability.

You will have:

  • Time served experience in maintenance and repair of RCVs or similar equipment in a workshop environment or as an onsite engineer
  • Experience of both Body and chassis maintenance and repair
  • An understanding of Hydraulics, Electronics & Electrical Systems
  • Completed job related product training / Year 3 C&G training or equivalent
  • A Maths and English Qualification

Dennis Eagle Ltd is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all candidates.

About Us

Dennis Eagle, part of the Terberg Environmental Group, is a world leader in the design and manufacture of refuse collection vehicles, with an established reputation for supplying quality products that meet the highest expectations in terms of performance, cost and delivery.

Committed to the continued development of innovative solutions for the waste and recycling market, we provide complete vehicle solutions, producing refuse collection bodies, chassis and bin lifts. Our comprehensive product portfolio offers a configuration to suit every application, and this is backed-up by unrivalled customer service provided by the largest aftersales and support structure in the industry.

Today, Dennis Eagle manufactures over 1,000 units per year for UK local authorities and private sector contractors. In addition, we have a continually expanding customer base overseas, including in continental Europe, Scandinavia, Australia and the U.S.A.

Our employees receive outstanding training and have excellent career prospects. We have countless long-standing members of staff. Many of our middle and senior managers began as apprentices with us.


Our employees benefit from:

  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • Enhanced pension scheme and DIS benefit
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Health shield medical cash plan
  • Training and development
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Occ health support
  • My benefits platform - offering discounts from high street retailers and more


Please don’t delay your application, this role could be filled at any time for the right candidate.

All candidates should be able to prove their right to work permanently in the UK with no restrictions.

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