Workshop Engineer - Forklift Trucks/Materials Handling Equipment

RD Recruitment
From £23,000 to £26,500 per annum £25,500+25 Days Holidays+ Pension
07 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Job Description: - To complete inspections and safety checks in accordance with industry practice and regulations. - To complete day to day service, repair and maintenance of forklift trucks, handling equipment and plant. - Complete fault finding and repairs to meet first-fix targets. - New equipment preparation. - Sourcing of parts from internal or external supplier. - Communicate quickly/efficiently to ensure downtime is kept to a minimum and achieve first-fix targets. - Work to company procedures and current Health and Safety / COSHH regulations. - Continually seek and act upon opportunities for personal and team development. - Carry out other duties which may or may not be related to the job, as reasonably requested by management. To be considered for the role you will need to have knowledge of at least one of the following areas, and be able, willing and accepting of additional training. - Mechanical engineering - Electrical engineering - Hydraulics 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. Person Specification: Essential Skills: - Must hold full UK Driving Licence. - Proficient in fault finding and repair. - Experience of Health & Safety requirements working in a workshop practice. - 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. - Ability to work independently or in a team. - Clear communication skills – oral and written. - Consultation and negotiation skills. - Flexibility to cope with diverse needs of the post. - Highly motivated and possessing a resilience to work under pressure. - Positive, personable and optimistic with a can do attitude. Desirable Skills: - Recent and relevant experience of working in the forklift truck service environment, but not essential. - Engineering qualification. This job was originally posted as