Workshop Engineer

Job Type:
Job Sector:
East Midlands
£24,000 to £26,500 per annum
Salary Description:
�24k - 26.5k per year + Company Benefits Scheme
Forces Recruitment Services
Job Ref:

EB5409 Workshop Engineer

Salary: �24,000 to 26,500 DOE
Location: Corby

Position: Permanent

This Workshop Engineer will need to have an extensive knowledge of mechanical & electrical engineering combined with an understanding of hydraulics. This Workshop Engineer will need the 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. This Workshop Engineer must be competent on working on Electrical, Hydraulics and Pneumatics Systems.

Applications from ex-military personnel are strongly encouraged.

Main Duties / Responsibilities

* Inspect trucks coming into the depot and in conjunction with the Workshop Manager carry out all agreed repairs.
* To ensure that all completed trucks are correctly inspected prior to leaving the depot and that there is a valid LOLER Inspection.
* To identify any damage on trucks coming off hire advising the Workshop Manager promptly.
* To inspect trucks coming off hire that are not due to go back into service advising the Workshop Manager of any faults on the machine and an approximate time it would take to rectify
* Completion of pre delivery inspection on all new equipment to pre-set standards prior to despatch to customer or dealer.
* Able to interpret electrical diagrams, diagnose and repair electrical faults on LPG, Diesel and Electric Fork trucks
* Maintain and prepare demo fleet equipment as necessary for customer/dealer requirements.
* Maintain charge levels of traction batteries for the stock of electric powered equipment
* To keep non-utilised/recoverable time to a minimum by liaising closely with the Workshop Manager, and planning workload.
* Submit detailed parts requisitions, providing all information required for the computer job records and ensuring the correct parts are ordered accurately and on a timely basis
* To work mostly without supervision by using own initiative, and to maintain Impact Handling standards of quality at all times.
* To ensure that any defective tooling or equipment is brought to the immediate attention of the Workshop Manager or Group Asset Manager.
* Ensure that all documentation (including completed job sheets, time sheets, etc.) are fully completed as instructed and adhere to ISO9001:2000 procedure.
* Keep work area clean, tidy and organised in accordance with ISO14001 standards.
* Always work safely in accordance with the Impact Handling Safe Working Practice and H&S standards.
* To perform any other reasonable duties that may be required from time to time within the scope of your knowledge, skills and ability

Experience / Qualifications:

* Engineering Qualification (Electrical Bias)
* Proficient in fault finding and repair.
* Experience of Health & Safety requirements working in a workshop practice.
* Commitment to continuing personal and professional development.
* A high standard of accuracy and attention to detail.
* Ability to multi-task, prioritising workloads to work to tight deadlines.
* Ability to work independently or in a team.
* Clear communication skills - oral and written.
* Highly motivated and possessing a resilience to work under pressure.

Interested applicants will be expected to complete and return by email a simple application form to which CVs must be pasted.

Contact Details:
Forces Recruitment Services
Tel: 01543 496814
Fax: 01353 667553
Contact: Paul Lewis

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