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Forklift Engineer

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20 Jul 2022
LB85 - Forklift engineer

Location: Swindon

Salary: £30,000 + Bonus


First Military Recruitment are currently seeking a Forklift Engineer 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 offers a 40 hour week which involves repairing forklifts either in the workshop or travelling to current site.

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: Swindon

Salary: £30,000 + Bonus
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  • Job Reference: 662718001-2
  • Date Posted: 20 July 2022
  • Recruiter: First Military Recruitment Ltd
    First Military Recruitment Ltd
  • Location: Swindon
  • Salary: £30,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Bonus
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent