Forklifts Field Service Engineer - Coventry

Posted 24 days ago by Forces Recruitment Solutions Group Ltd (Head Office)
Location Coventry Job Type Full Time - Permanent
Salary £22k - 25k per year + company van, overtime Sector Engineering, Industrial, Mechanical
Reference EB6271


Field Service Engineer

Monday to Friday 08.00am - 16.30pm with 30 minutes for lunch

Overtime (But not guaranteed), Pension, Life Assurance, Company Van and Fuel Card

Our client is offering an opportunity for an experienced Field Service Engineer to join a leading Material Handling Equipment provider across the UK.

This Field Service Engineer will receive a competitve salary with various company benefits, plus overtime is available.

The Engineer will have experience working on all aspects of electrical, mechanical, engineering and pneumatics. The engineer will need experience of carrying out maintenance, fault finding and diagnosis on all types of lift trucks.

Applications from Ex-military personnel are strongly encouraged

Key Responsibilties

Proceed to customers premises as advised, report to the customers contact, locate equipment, diagnose fault, once the fault has been diagnosed inform Service Coordinator and the customer of the approximate time of completion. Rectify any faults as required by the customer, ensuring that the machine is left operating in a safe condition and that the work has been carried out to the customers satisfaction.

To carry out routine maintenance as directed ensuring that all necesary service parts are available prior to attending customer site to endeavor to obtain their agreement to proceed with any follow up repairs or other work that may be required following a service or repair, to obtain a valid purchase order number where necessary authorising such a repair. It may be necessary to provide verbal estaimates in conjunction with the Service Manager/Supervisor.

To keep non recoverable and unnecessary with Service Control Department. Proactively participating in planning workload.

Establishing /maintaining appropriate level of van stock/tooling

To submit detailed and a correctly completed parts requisition or when making requests by phone provide sufficient information as may be required to enable parts to be obtained accurately and in a timely manner.

To work mostly without supervision by using your own initiative, in  a safe manner as laid down by the Health & Safety At Work Act, advising your Manager

Qualification and Experience

A minimum NVQ Level 2 or equivalent in engineering

A strong mechanical knowledge in a heavy plant background, ie powered access excavators or forklifts

Must be competent in electro / hydraulic systems

Experience in fault finding/diagnostics

Must be able to communicate professionally as you will be working closely with customers and colleagues.

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