Field Service Engineer - Fork Lift Trucks/ Material Handling Equip.

GHL Employment Ltd
£30k to £35k+O/T+Bonus+Van+Mobile+20 Days Hols
01 Dec 2016
29 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Field Service Engineer - Fork Lift Trucks/ Material Handling Equipment


West Lancashire - Skelmersdale - Liverpool - Wigan - Preston

The Company:

Our client is looking to recruit the very best people in the forklift, materials handling industry. They are wanting to offer the very best no matter what their customers' requirements are. Our client is a new operation supplying new and used forklift trucks plus various types of material handling equipment throughout the Northwest of England.

If you are looking to develop your career and grow, help shape the future of this new company and currently work in the Engineering, Agriculture, Plant, Construction sectors then we would like to hear from you.


£30,000 (Depending on experience with the opportunity for this to increase to £35,000 after 6 months) + Overtime + Bonus/Profit Scheme+ Company Van + Mobile Phone+ 20 days holidays +Stats

Job Description:

- The role will involve servicing and repair of forklift trucks and material handling equipment.
- To carry out service, repairs, order service items and parts to equipment on customer sites in a safe, professional and cost effective manner, maintaining documentation of all works carried out in line with Health and Safety and Quality procedures.
- You will have the ability to work independently and in a team, hold good communication skills, work to a high standard and be able to work to timescales as required.

- To carry out inspections and monitor the safety of the repaired and maintained trucks.
- To accurately complete job sheets, timesheets and purchase requisition and parts paperwork within the required timescales.
- To take responsibility for all equipment and tooling (including van, mobile etc.) and ensure that it is in a safe condition for the type of work being undertaken.
- As our client grows, your opportunity to grow within the company is key and our client see's this role developing into a service manager as the company and service team grows.

Person Specification:

- Must hold full UK Driving Licence and Forklift licence.
- Flexibility is key, working at its workshops and or customer sites
- Proficient in fault finding servicing and repair.
- To be considered for the role you will need to have knowledge in Mechanical, Electrical engineering and or Hydraulics
- Excellent organisational skills, resourceful and solution driven.
- A high standard of accuracy and attention to detail.
- Ability to multi-task, prioritising workloads to work to tight deadlines.
- Positive approach with a can do attitude.
- Recent and relevant experience of working in the forklift truck service and repair environment essential.
- Engineering qualification.

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