Forklift Engineer

Job Type:
Permanent
Job Sector:
Engineering
Region:
South East
Location:
Reading
Salary Description:
�24,000 - �30,000 DOE
Posted:
19/11/2018
Recruiter:
TalentSpa Recuitment
Job Ref:
TD/AH/FSE

Forklift Engineer

Location: Reading

Salary: �24,000 - �30,000 dependant on skill and experience

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday 08:00 to 16:30 (Subject to local arrangements), 40 hours per week

About the Company:

Our client sells and maintains Forklift Trucks and other Materials Handling Equipment and is a Distributor for Hyundai and Still Forklifts. They are expanding their operations and are offering full time positions located at their Purfleet, Reading, Rugby, Norwich, Liverpool & Spalding Depots.

As a Forklift Engineer, you will be working with the Service Manager and liaising with the Service Controllers to service and repair forklift trucks at customers sites.

Forklift Engineer Duties:

* Repair of electrical, mechanical and hydraulic components.
* Repairing hydraulic valves and rams.
* Repairing final drive and gearbox components.
* Repairing engines and components.
* Inspecting and providing quotes to customers regarding repairs, in close liaison with the Service Manager.
* To identify additional chargeable repairs that can be quoted to the customer.
* Responsible for servicing LPG, diesel and electric powered forklift trucks to a high standard, and with a view to preventative maintenance.
* Using a check sheet ensure the equipment is fully functional, and conforms to current legislation.
* Changing the oil, filters, etc. as necessary.
* To carry out Thorough Examinations pending qualifications.
* To identify additional chargeable repairs that can be quoted to the customer.
* Responsible for completing a partial or full strip-down of LPG, diesel or electric forklift trucks.
* Check voltages and gravities of traction batteries using meters and hydrometers.
* Complete a battery survey and report on it as required.
* Responsible for time entry, job reporting, parts requests and customer sign off using a tablet.
* Liaising with the Service Manager and the Parts Controller as necessary.
* Any other reasonable duties related to this role.

Forklift Engineer Requirements:

* City and Guilds or BTEC qualification in a related field of relevance to the Forklift industry, or similar qualification.
* Good customer facing skills.
* Experience in Electrical / Mechanical Engineering in heavy goods / plant machinery / automotive.
* Holds a valid UK driving licence.
* If relevant, to hold a valid permit to work in the UK.
* Able to work unsupervised as required.

If you meet the Forklift Engineer requirements and feel the role would be a good fit for you, then please apply today!

Contact Details:
TalentSpa Recuitment
Tel: 0844 8700 926
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