Forklift Engineer

Location : Swindon, Wiltshire, England
Job Ref : LB85
Consultant : Lewis Bradley
Sector : Engineering, Manufacturing
Salary : £30k per year + + Bonus

Description

LB85 – Forklift engineer

Location: Swindon

Salary: £30,000 + Bonus

Overview:

First Military Recruitment are currently seeking a Forklift Engineer on behalf of one of our clients.

The successful candidate will be responsible for carrying out routine maintenance and repairs to long/short term machines and customers owned equipment. Ensuring best practice with quality and professionalism are met at all times and to maintain customer satisfaction.

Our Client offers a 40 hour week which involves repairing forklifts either in the workshop or travelling to current site.   

Our client strongly encourages applications from ex-military personnel however, all candidates will be considered.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Servicing and repair of forklift trucks and other lifting equipment.
  • Carrying out routine maintenance.
  • Checking oil and fuel levels.
  • Checking all related hoses and connections.
  • Steering and brake checks.
  • Basic electrical checks – brake lights etc.
  • Liaising with customers regarding their individual requirements.
  • Submit accurate parts requisition information to Head Office.
  • Acting as the face of the company and therefore acting as a brand ambassador.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • A good mechanical engineering background is essential.
  • Customer focused.
  • Ability to work as part of a team or on an individual basis where required.
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills – both verbal and written.
  • Experience with forklift trucks, military, agricultural or plant equipment is highly desirable.
  • Full UK driving licence.

Location: Swindon

Salary: £30,000 + Bonus

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