Forklift Truck Engineer

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  • Full Time
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An excellent opportunity for an experienced Forklift Truck Engineer / Technician to join a well-established family-run company. Working both on customer premises and in our workshop, you will provide the breakdown assistance, service, and repair of forklift trucks and other material handling equipment. You will be working on both customer and company-owned equipment and working on a variety of gas, diesel, and electric forklift trucks. 


  • Attending breakdowns/on-site servicing on customers’ premises 
  • Fault finding and diagnosing issues from reported faults. Diagnosing the exact nature of each query and repair with a friendly, efficient, ‘can-do’ attitude.
  • Service and repair of forklift trucks which include Gas, Diesel, and Electric trucks.
  • Completing service report paperwork
  • Liaising with both customers and the team
  • Reporting to the Service Manager


  • Level 3 in Plant or Vehicle Maintenance 
  • Background in field service with forklifts is preferred but would consider those from a plant or related industries.
  • Experienced in both Gas and Diesel engines 
  • Experienced in electric material handling equipment
  • Proficient in fault finding and repair
  • Ability to work independently and in a team
  • Clear communication skills
  • A full UK drivers licence 


  • Company Pension 
  • A company expensed vehicle and mobile phone
  • Work-life balance
  • Friendly team environment that promotes teamwork

Hours: Monday to Thursday 8.00am-4.30pm, Friday 8.00am-4.00pm

Salary: Up to £30,000 depending on experience

Reference: WS 226

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