Workshop Engineer (Forklifts)

Location : Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England
Job Ref : AR324
Consultant : Alex Reeves
Sector : Engineering, Manufacturing
Salary : £24k - 30k per year


AR324 – Workshop Engineer (Forklifts)

Location: Newcastle 

Salary: £24,000 – £30,000


First Military Recruitment are currently seeking a Workshop 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: Newcastle 

Salary: £24,000 – £30,000

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