Forklift Maintenance Engineer

Recruiter
Technique Recruitment Solutions
Location
Newmarket
Posted
09 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A successful steel company operating across East Anglia and the UK is looking to recruit a Forklift Maintenance Engineer to join their growing team.

The business is fully committed to maintaining a culture that places great emphasis on delivering an excellent service to our customers so they continue to be the market leader.

The role is assisting in the inspection, maintenance and repair of forklifts, specifically:

· Perform preventative maintenance routines and condition monitoring on Combi’s
· Make safety inspections of tools and equipment
· Diagnose faults and repair machines
· Anticipate machine failures and make such changes or recommendations to prevent re-occurrence and to minimise downtime
· Work to improve reliability and productivity of equipment
· Complete written records of all maintenance activities
· Carry out maintenance tasks diligently and in good time using appropriate methodology
· Must comply with all current health and safety and environmental legislation together with company policies and procedures

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

· Good mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic skills
· Knowledge of various mechanical drive arrangements, including simplex, duplex, chain, belt, gearboxes and transmission equipment
· Experience of heavy forklifts, side loaders and multidirectional forklifts
· Experience working in a fast moving operational environment, working under pressure and using your own initiative whilst also being an integral part of an effective team
· Basic numeracy, literacy and computer skills are required, along with good written and verbal communications
· You must hold a valid UK driving license and have experience in a heavy industrial environment. A forklift and MEWP licence would be desirable but not essential

Competitive salary dependent upon experience from £20k - £25k with extensive factory training provided. Holiday 20 days per annum excluding bank holidays. Working hours 40 per week on a late shift Midday to 8.30pm

Please apply online for further details and consideration

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