Resident Engineer

Birmingham, West Midlands
£23000 - £28000/annum
18 Oct 2016
17 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Due to their continued growth, we are now offering an experienced Resident Engineer an exciting opportunity, to join an international market leader, The Resident Engineer will receive a basic salary up to £28,000, an on call allowance of £1,400 and bonuses of up to £1,800, new company vehicle, including ongoing training and development.

Our client has earned the reputation for exceptional product design, engineering and manufacturing within the material handling industry. Their main objective is to invest in their Resident Engineer’s, to ensure the Resident Engineer’s, receive the best product knowledge, training and development, to meet their customers demands, and to guarantee the highest quality products backed up by top level customer service.

The Resident Engineer will have experience working on all aspects of electrical, mechanical, hydraulics and pneumatics (preferred). You will need experience of carrying out maintenance, fault finding and diagnosis on all types of lift trucks.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

* Working to a planned schedule of service and maintenance jobs at our client premises.
* To ensure site stock is monitored / counted, and sufficient for the day to day maintenance of the fleet.
* 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/laptop/tablet etc.) and ensure that it is in a safe condition for the type of work being undertaken.
* To work to strict planned schedules and deadlines.

Qualifications / Experience:

* Must hold a Full UK Driving Licence
* Proficient in fault finding and repair.
* Educated with an ability to achieve a grade C in English and math’s at GCSE.
* Experience of Health & Safety requirements working in a workshop practice.
* Commitment to continuing personal and professional development.
* Excellent organisational skills, resourceful and solution driven.
* A high standard of accuracy and attention to detail.
* Consultation and negotiation skills.

Desirable Skills:

* Recent and relevant experience of working in the forklift truck service environment.
* Engineering qualification.

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

Salary: £23,000 to £28,000 plus up to 200 hours, overtime (£1,800) plus bonus

Location: Birmingham

Position: Permanent

Benefits: On call allowance of £1,400, Company Van and Fuel Card,

Hours: Monday to Friday – 08:00am to 16:30pm with 30 minutes’ lunch