Field Forklift Engineer

Posted 4 days ago by UniCarriers
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Unicarriers are seeking a Field Forklift Engineer to join our team in the South Birmingham area. Working on a full-time, permanent basis the successful candidate will earn a competitive salary of between £28,500 and £31,000 + optional overtime and bonus.

The position of Field Forklift Engineer will be covering customer sites in and around Rugby and Coventry.

A manufacturer of materials handling equipment, UniCarriers now have a global presence and with the UK subsidiary being the largest in Europe and set to experience further growth, now is the time to join!

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

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.

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 (this is a taxable benefit)

Other benefits include:

  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays with flexibility to sell back/buy additional holiday days
  • 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!

Reference: 39497181

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