Field Service Engineer - Coventry

Forces Recruitment Services
£23k - 28k per year + bonus
16 Feb 2017
16 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Part Time

Field Service Engineer Coventry

£23,000 - £28,0000 plus up to 200 hours, overtime (£1,800) plus bonus

Permanent role

On Call allowance £1,400 Company Van and Fuel Card

Monday to Fridaypm with 30 minutes for lunch

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a time served mutli skilles, Field Service Engineer to join a national leader, our clients has earned a reputation for exceptional product design, engineering and manufacturing of its award-winning line of electric trucks. From their smallest pallet truck to their highest lifting VNA truck, their goal is to always provide the user with a wide selection of electric forklift trucks ranging from their smallest pallet truck to our highest lifting VNA truck, their goal is to always provide the user with a wide selection of electric forklift trucks.

The Field Service Engineer will have experience working on all aspects of electrical, mechanical hydraulics and pneumatics. The Field Service Engineer you will need experience of carrying out maintenance, fault finding and diagnosison all types of lift trucks. The Field Service Engineer will have a detailed understanding of health and safety within this environment.

Applications from suitably experienced ex-military personnel are strongly encouraged

Main Duties and responsibilities

Working to a planned schedule of service and maintenance jobs at our clients premises

To ensure van 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 timesheets, job cards and purchase requisition and parts paperwork within the required timescales

To take responsibility for all equipment and tooling (including van/laptop/tablet) and ensure that it is in a safe condition for the type of work being undertaken

To work to strict planned schedules and deadlines


Must hold a 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 negotitation 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

Engineering qualification