M&E Global is a defence contractor undertaking services on complex military equipment and aircraft for UK and US contractors. We have a fantastic opportunity for a Motor Vehicle Mechanic to join our team.

The role

Based in Mannheim, Germany you’ll get to work alongside our dedicated workforce on a US Military base.

Prior vehicle maintenance experience will be required, although additional training will be provided on site.

This role is a fantastic chance for you to further develop your skills as a Motor Vehicle Mechanic, working on a diverse range of military equipment from generators to state-of-the-art main battle tanks in an exciting environment.

Essential duties and responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, you must be able to fulfil each essential duty:

  • Diagnose system malfunctions, isolate causes, and correct deficiencies.
  • Dismantle and reassembles equipment, using technical manuals.
  • Inspect, repair, and replace components, engines, transmissions, and sub-assemblies.
  • Identify parts in repair manuals and place order request for needed parts.
  • Perform annual services on equipment fleet.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Deployment package and additional benefits

Our recruitment team will be happy to discuss the deployment package and additional benefits in more detail. Here is a general outline*:

  • Extremely competitive rates of pay.
  • Weekly living allowance.
  • €250 towards you travelling to Germany.
  • Working hours Monday to Friday.
  • Progression and opportunities for promotion. 
  • Paid holiday entitlement + bank holidays.
  • Training given to enhance your skillset.
  • Assistance with finding accommodation.

This is a great opportunity to work overseas, continue a career in contracting or experience it for the first time.

We also have a GMBH contract with Euro pay rates, for more information on this please ask and we will be happy to provide you with the information.

Do you know someone who would be suitable for this role? We offer a referral fee of €200 for anyone you refer to this contract that we hire. They must be a new referral, previously unknown to us and complete 12 weeks work on contract.

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*Please note, the deployment package varies from role to role and will depend on your current circumstances.

Job restrictions

Please note, we can only currently put forward candidates who hold a UK or EU passport.

Job details
Work experience:
Work experience is not required
Language skills:
  • English
  • Very good
Number of positions:
1
Date of expiry:
About company

For over 20 years, M&E Global has worked at the forefront of defence recruitment and as such, we have a wealth of knowledge in placing ex-military staff into civilian roles. This has given us a unique appreciation of the contribution and sacrifice that people working for the Armed Forces make whilst serving, and continue to do so once they leave the forces. M&E are committed to being an Armed Forces Friendly company, and we are thrilled to have signed the Armed Forces Covenant to show our support of military personnel. The Armed Forces Covenant is a promise by the nation ensuring that those who serve or who have served in the armed forces are treated fairly and with respect in… Read more