Field Service Engineer (Forklifts)

Location : Rochester, Kent, England
Job Ref : AR310
Consultant : Alex Reeves
Sector : Engineering, Manufacturing
Salary : £26k - 31.4k per year


AR310 – Field Service Engineer (Forklifts)

Location: Rochester 

Salary: £26,000 – £31,400 + Overtime


First Military Recruitment are currently seeking a Field Service Engineer (Forklifts) 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 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: Rochester 

Salary: £26,000 – £31,400 + Overtime

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