Field Forklift Engineer

Recruiter
Unicarriers
Location
Kent
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
19 Oct 2020
Closes
21 Oct 2020
Ref
1750877995
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
UniCarriers are seeking an experienced Field Forklift Engineer to join our South East Service team based in Kent. Working on a full-time, permanent basis the successful candidate will earn a competitive salary of £30,000 optional overtime and bonus. The ideal living location for the role of Field Forklift Engineer is around Medway, Kent, as this position will be mainly covering customer sites in these areas. UniCarriers are a global manufacturer and supplier of industrial forklift trucks. The UK subsidiary is the largest in Europe and our parent company, Mitsubishi Logisnext Co., is the world’s third-largest forklift manufacturer, employing over 5,000 people worldwide. Key responsibilities The Field Forklift Service Engineer Role: As our Field Forklift Engineer you will act as a key member of the team by keeping our client’s forklifts in smooth working order. You will have the following duties and responsibilities: - Performing repairs, servicing and preventative maintenance of customer forklift truck equipment - Perform mechanical, hydraulic and electrical fault diagnosis carrying out subsequent repairs in a time and cost-effective manner - Develop and maintain client relationships ensuring the highest levels of customer service is achieved - Liaison with the parts department to ensure appropriate stock levels are held on the company vehicle. - Completion of documentation to company standards Skills and Experience You ideally will have worked with material handling products before; however, we are open to considering candidates from other backgrounds such as: Agricultural, Armed Forces such as REME, Automotive, Construction Equipment, HGV, LGV, Plant, Access Hire or Roadside. Skills, Experience and Qualifications needed as our Field Forklift Engineer: - A full driving licence - Excellent servicing and fault-finding skills - Good electrical knowledge - Strong communication skills, written and verbal - A professional and helpful attitude to work - Experience of hydraulics and electrical equipment an advantage, however training will be provided as required - Any experience working on AGV (Assisted Guided Vehicles) would be also considered a strong advantage, however, full training will be provided as required. Benefits UniCarriers offer a huge benefits package including but not limited to: - Overtime is payable at X 1.6 Monday – Saturday and x 2.1 on Sunday and Bank Holidays - Bonus scheme - Company van is available for private use if desired - 25 days holiday (rising to 30 after 5 full years’ service) bank holidays with flexibility to sell back/buy additional holiday day - Contributory pension scheme - Private health scheme - Income protection - Life cover - Subsidised gym membership - In-depth product training with long term opportunities for personal growth and development If you would like to be considered for the role of Field Forklift Engineer within a highly successful company offering comprehensive training, a great working environment and amazing benefits package please apply now

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