WE ARE HIRING: Refrigeration Fitters

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 panel vans in the UK, focussing on vehicles used by the pharmaceuticals, foodservice, catering and analytical testing industries.

Following major investment, we currently employs more than 90 people. Since the start in 2005, we have manufactured over 1,600 insulated lining kits, fitted 5,000 conversions and completed 1,600 refrigerated vehicles. Due to new contracts recently won, we will see these numbers increasing over the next few years.

Acknowledged by many within the industry as the best, we have won many accolades, awards and accreditations. During the last 2 years alone, awards include Best refrigerated Vehicle (TCS&D Awards), Best Van Innovation (Vans A2Z), Manufacturing Business of the Year and Business of the Year (BIBAs Awards) and Manufacturing Excellence Award (Burnley Business Awards).

It is well known that CoolKit is a great company to work for, having achieved the Investors in People standard any by continually investing in training and development of all our staff, with generous holiday allowance and opportunity for overtime.

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Position Requirements

Any of the following relevant experience:

  • Direct drive refrigeration units
  • Commercial refrigeration
  • Auto electrical systems
  • Refrigerant handling
  • Vehicle mechanics


  • F-Gas certificate
  • Experience fitting refrigeration units to commercial vehicles

A successful candidate will be:

  • Capable of following instructions
  • A quick leaner
  • Reliable and motivated
  • Proficient with power tools
  • Able to demonstrate an appropriate consideration for health and safety

Experience ideal but training will be given to the right candidate. 

What will you earn? Rate dependant on experience but up to £14.00 per hour. Overtime available at an elevated rate.

Benefits: 32 days holiday including bank holidays. pension scheme. Bonus scheme for attendance.

Working hours: The position is full-time. Monday-Thursday 7.15am – 4.00pm / Friday 7.15 am – 11.45am. Overtime available.

How to apply? Apply in writing by describing why you are the best candidate for the job and by sending your CV to lore.emmerson@coolkit.co.uk

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Awards & Accreditations
  • coolkit van excellence
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  • best van innovation van awards 2018
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  • Biba 2017 winner
  • business of the year bibas awards
  • Winner Manufacturing Excellence Award
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