Maintenance Engineer (Fleet & Plant)

AM Recruitment Ltd
Birch, Borough of Rochdale
£26000 - £28000/annum
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description:
To carry out service and repairs to equipment on customer sites in a safe, professional and cost effective manner, maintaining documentation of all works carried out in line with Health and Safety and Quality procedures.

The role will involve working to a planned schedule of service and maintenance jobs at our client’s premises. As well as on site work, there may occasionally be requirements to work off site also.

To ensure site stock is monitored / counted, and sufficient for the day to day maintenance of the fleet.
To carry out inspections and monitor the safety of the repaired and maintained trucks.
To accurately complete job sheets, timesheets and purchase requisition and parts paperwork within the required timescales.
To take responsibility for all equipment and tooling (including van/laptop/printer etc.) and ensure that it is in a safe condition for the type of work being undertaken.
To work to strict planned schedules and deadlines.

To be considered for the role you will need to have knowledge of at least one of the following areas, and be able, willing and accepting of additional training to allow you to excel within business.
Mechanical engineering
Electrical engineering

You will have the ability to work independently and in a team, hold good communication skills, work to a high standard and be able to work to timescales as required.

We need someone who essentially can be product trained and then take the Resident Engineer Service role on straight away.

Person Specification:
Essential Skills: Must hold full UK Driving Licence.
Proficient in fault finding and repair.
Educated with an ability to achieve a grade C in English and maths at GCSE.
Experience of Health & Safety requirements working in a workshop practice.
Commitment to continuing personal and professional development.
Excellent organisational skills, resourceful and solution driven.
A high standard of accuracy and attention to detail.
Ability to multi‐task, prioritising workloads to work to tight deadlines.
Ability to work independently or in a team.
Clear communication skills – oral and written.
Consultation and negotiation skills.
Flexibility to cope with diverse needs of the post.
Highly motivated and possessing a resilience to work under pressure.
Positive, personable and optimistic with a can do attitude.

Desirable Skills: Recent and relevant experience of working in the forklift truck service environment, but not essential.
Engineering qualification.

Vacancy Details:
Hours of Work: Week 1
Sunday to Friday - 07:00 to 15:30 with ½ hour for lunch
Saturday – Rest Day

Week 2
Sunday – Rest day
Monday to Thursday – 13:30 to 22:00 with ½ hour for lunch
Friday – Rest day
Saturday – Rest Day

Company Vehicle: A company van and fuel card are provided with the option for private use (provided the tax is paid), the current Field Engineer vehicle is a Vauxhall Corsa van.
Holidays: 25 days holiday.
Pension: Company pension plan.
Door to Door payment

The Business is known that our employees are the driving force behind our success in the material handling industry. We cultivate a culture of passionate people and inspired innovation. In fact, throughout the Company history, more than 1,000 employees have reached a 25-year milestone, and we are proud to have travelled their career paths with them.
From employee training and development to competitive compensation packages, we invest in our employees, knowing that people are always at the core of what moves us forward.
In addition to financial remuneration and participation, we our offer our employees various social benefits including but not limited to:
- Company pension plan.
- 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays.
- Excellent discount scheme with access to the best perks from some of the UK’s biggest brands. This induces (but is not limited to):
- Free mobile phone insurance
- Breakdown cover
- Up to 8% off at UK supermarkets.
- Free Tastecard to enjoy 2 for 1 and 50% off your bill in more than 6,500 restaurants nationwide.
- A free movie a month.
- Great price cinema tickets at Odeon, Vue, and Cineworld.
- Nationwide gym discounts.
- Insurance and health cover including medical, dental and life cover.
- Salary sacrifice options including childcare, technology, cars and parking, cycling and gyms.
- Childcare voucher scheme.
- Employee assistance programme