Job Description

Forklift Field Service Engineer required to cover the Cardiff & Newport region
  • Basic salary is £30,600-32,600 per annum pending experience.
  • Highly subsidised company van, fuel card (for personal and business mileage) & work phone! 
  • 8:00am to 4:30pm Monday to Friday. Overtime frequently available paid additionally at a very strong rate. 
  • Opportunity to join an award winning and leading forklift engineering business known for their innovation and advanced technology. 
Our client, an award winning and leading forklift engineering business with nationwide coverage, are currently looking to hire a Forklift Field Service Engineer for their busy and thriving field service team, to cover the Cardiff and Newport region.

Reporting to your Team Leader, as a Forklift Field Service Engineer, your main duties will include attending forklift breakdowns and routine appointments to carry out electrical fault diagnosis, service, maintenance and repairs on a variety of Forktrucks/Forklifts as instructed to the standards laid down by the our client. The role will involve a mixture of pre-arranged appointments at customer sites, along with ad-hoc customer breakdowns, however every day within this role will be different! You will need to ensure that quality and health & safety procedures relating to the function laid down by our client are adhered to at all times as well.

In order to be eligible, you will need to live within a reasonable commuting distance of Cardiff and Newport, and ideally hold a Vehicle Mechanical, or a Mechanical Engineering qualification, however our client is willing to consider applicants from any form of mechanical background with no qualification presuming you are time served in your trade. Due to our clients product range being 80% electrical, being full competent with battery repairs and similar is highly advantageous as well, along with experience with hydraulics and dashboard components. Furthermore, this role does require a full UK driving license as this role is fully field based. 

What's in it for you? For your hard work as a Forklift Field Service Engineer our client is offering…
  • Basic salary is up to £30,600-32,600 per annum pending experience.
  • Monday to Friday overtime is frequently available and paid additionally at time and a half. Saturday (first 4 hours at time and a half), Sunday and Bank Holiday overtime is paid at double time!
  • Highly subsidised company van, fuel card (for personal and business mileage) & work phone! 
  • Paid from the moment you leave your time, to the moment you return home! 
  • 25 days annual leave plus the 8 the bank holidays - access to a salary sacrifice scheme as well to enhance your annual leave entitlement.
  • Access to a variety of product and industry training from any level.
  • Fantastic progression opportunities within the business to become a Technician Engineer/Team Leader and much more! 
  • Fantastic company pension scheme. 5% or 7% employer contribution pending how much you personally contribute).
  • Opportunity to join an award winning and leading forklift engineering business known for their innovation and advanced technology. 
  • Working hours are 8:00am to 4:30pm Monday to Friday. Overtime frequently available paid additionally at a very strong rate. 
If you would like more details regarding this opportunity or any others within the Cardiff area please call Harry Woodcock at Perfect Placement today!

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