Workshop Forklift Engineer

Thame, UK
14 Oct 2019
09 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
UniCarriers have an exciting opportunity for a Workshop Engineer to join the workshop team in Thame, Oxfordshire. Working on a full-time, permanent basis the successful candidate will earn a competitive salary of £27,000 per annum + optional overtime.

UniCarriers are a global manufacturer and supplier of industrial trucks. UniCarriers UK is the largest subsidiary of the UniCarriers Corporation and has recently celebrated our 50th birthday. Our parent company, Mitsubishi Logisnext Co., is the world's third-largest forklift manufacturer and employs over 5,000 people worldwide.

Key responsibilities

The role of Workshop Engineer will be to carry out planned maintenance and modifications on a range of handling machinery/forklift trucks. This will include:
  • Performing repairs, servicing and preventative maintenance of customer forklift truck equipment - electric trucks and IC engines
  • Perform mechanical, hydraulic and electrical fault diagnosis carrying out subsequent repairs in a time and cost-effective manner
  • Completion of documentation to company standards

Skills and Experience

You ideally will have worked with material handling products before, however, we are open to considering candidates from other backgrounds such as: Agricultural, Armed Forces, REME, Automotive, Construction Equipment, HGV, LGV, Plant, Access Hire or Roadside.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications needed as our Field Forklift Engineer:
  • A full driving licence
  • Excellent servicing and fault-finding skills
  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal
  • A professional and helpful attitude to work
  • Experience of hydraulics and electrical equipment an advantage, however training will be provided as required.

  • UniCarriers offer a huge benefits package including but not limited to:
  • Overtime is payable at X 1.6 Monday - Saturday and x 2.1 on Sunday and Bank Holidays
  • Company Bonus scheme
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays with flexibility to sell back/buy additional holiday days
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Private health scheme
  • Income protection
  • Life cover
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • In-depth product training with long term opportunities for personal growth and development

If you would like to be considered for the role of Workshop Forklift Engineer within a highly successful company offering comprehensive training, a great working environment and amazing benefits package please apply now!

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