Job vacancy: Auto Electrician

Job Description

Who will you be working for?

CoolKit has grown rapidly, in recent years and is now widely recognised as the foremost specialist in products for temperature controlled distribution. As such it is the largest converter of refrigerated vans in the UK, focussing on vehicles used by the pharmaceuticals, foodservice, catering and analytical testing industries.

Following major investment, CoolKit currently employs more than 90 people. In 2017, they produced more than 1,250 temperature controlled vehicle conversions, but new contracts recently won will see this number growing.

Acknowledged by many within their industry as the best, CoolKit has won many accolades, awards and accreditations. During the last twelve months alone, awards include Best Refrigerated Van (TCS&D Awards), Best Van Innovation (Vans A2Z), Manufacturing Business of the Year and Business of the Year (Lancashire Chamber of Commerce BIBA Awards) and Manufacturing Excellence Award (Burnley Business Awards).

The company mission is simply to be recognised by all as a progressive, innovative and favourable company to deal with – valuing trust, quality and service above all else.

It is well known that Coolkit is a great company to work for, having achieved the Investors in People Standard and by continually investing in the training and development of all its’ people.

What do you need?

  • Relevant qualifications
  • Fault finding experience
  • Use of hand tools


  • Experience working on refrigerated vehicle
  • Experience working on commercial vehicle electrics
  • City & Guilds or NVQ Level 2/3 in Auto Electrics

Working hours

  • The position is full time, Mon -Thurs 6.30am – 4.30pm.

You will work with a team of Auto electricians to fit a number of electrical products to vehicles being converted into refrigerated vehicles. You must follow written instructions to ensure products are fitted correctly and are compliant and safe.

Opportunity to train to be a refrigeration engineer for the right candidate.


32 days holiday including bank holidays. Pension scheme. Bonus scheme for attendance.

How much will i be paid ?

Competitive rates offered dependent on level of experience and qualifications – TBC upon application.

Job Type: Full-time

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Awards & Accreditations
  • coolkit van excellence
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  • best van innovation van awards 2018
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  • business of the year bibas awards
  • Winner Manufacturing Excellence Award
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