Workshop Engineer (Forklifts) Basingstoke

Forces Recruitment Services Ltd
12 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

A forklift company now requires a Workshop Engineer in Basingstoke

Monday To Friday

8 hours per day with 30 minutes for lunch

25 Days Holiday

Company pension plan

Job Description

To complete inspections and safety checks in accordance with industry practice and regulations

To complete day to day service, rep[air and maintenance of forklift trucks, handling equipment and plant

Complete fault finding and repairs to meet first-fix targets

New equipment preparation

Sourcing of parts from internal or external supplier

Communicate quickly/efficiently to ensure downtime is kept to a minimum and achieve first-fix targets

Work to company procedures and current Health and Safety /COSHH regulations

Continually seek and act upon opportunities for personal and team development

Carry out other duties which may or may not be related to the job, as reasonably requested by management.

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 the Company.

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

Person Specification

Essential Skills

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 requirementys 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

Abilitty to multi task, prioritising workloads to work to tight deadlines

Ability to work indpendently 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 optimiistic with a can do attitude

Desirable skills

Recent and relevant experience of working in the forklift truck service environment, but not essential

Engineering qualification

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