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Mobile Forklift Engineer

Farnham, Surrey
£27,000 to £33,000
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
Job Title: Field Service Engineer Location: Reading Salary: £26,000 - £33,000 dependent on experience (OTE £31,000 - £36,000) (Offering a range of company benefits such as; competitive salary, Company Van with Fuel Card, Laptop & Mobile Phone, Full door to door, Overtime hours and more). My client are an established UK leader within the materials handling industry, offering the biggest brands and brilliant services to their customers. Due to expansion, they are now on the search for a Field Service Engineer to join their team. Being a family run business, they ensure that they value their employees, advocate towards the best customer satisfaction in the area and to provide the best products and services they can. The right candidate will come from the following engineering backgrounds; FLT, Plant, Powered Access, HGV, Agricultural and Recycling. You will have experience and skills working on at least 1 of the following; gas and/or diesel engines, hydraulics and electrics. The company work with a mixture of materials handling equipment and are a main supplier of one of the leading manufacturers in the industry. An extensive training programme will be provided, and opportunities for future progression can be worked towards. Job Summary Reporting to the Service Manager, this role as a Site Engineer will be expected to be in control of the maintenance, service and repairs of material handling equipment on customer sites in the Reading area. Candidate will be working with an assortment of equipment which includes a mixture of trucks - Diesel and Gas Engines and Electric. Responsibilities of the Engineer: Servicing and repair of material handling equipment. Ordering of parts as efficiently as possible & ensure all stock levels/movement records are accurate & correct Ensure all paperwork is completed accurately & within the stipulated time period & with the relevant order numbers Manage own work in progress Maintain a safe working environment & work in a safe manner Report any unsafe practices or potential hazards immediately To maintain familiarisation with policies & procedures & adhere to these. E.g. IT Policy, absence policy etc. Attend training courses to maintain up to date knowledge of equipmentRequirements: NVQ Level 3 qualified in Plant, Vehicle Maintenance or similar Electric biased Preferably served a full apprenticeship Experienced FLT Engineer, Plant Fitter, HGV Technician or candidate from the Access equipment industry will all be considered Technical experience in Engines, Electrics and Diagnostics is compulsory. Hydraulics and all other engine types are requiredBenefits: Attractive salary between £28k - £33k D.O.E hours Van with personal use allowed Full Door to Door payment Laptop & Mobile phone 22 days holiday + Bank Holidays Specialist tools provided Company contributory pension Ongoing training and support
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  • Job Reference: 707253000-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Professional Technical Ltd
    Professional Technical Ltd
  • Location: Farnham, Surrey
  • Salary: £27,000 to £33,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Van, Door to Door, Pension, Overtime
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent