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Trainee Forklift Engineer

Trainee Forklift Engineer

#Job No. KS661A.

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    £31k - 36k per year

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Trainee Forklift Engineer (Mechanical Technician/Workshop/Vehicle Technician)


£31,000 - £36,000 Base + Pay Reviews + Lots of Overtime Paid at 1.5 & 2.0 + 6% Employer/4% Employee Pension + 25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays + Life Assurance + Discount Benefits Scheme + Uniform

8am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday (39 hours a week)

Trainee Forklift Engineer role available in a highly successful and international manufacturer of forklift trucks. You’ll enjoy great benefits associated with a world leading company including comprehensive on the job training, progression and lots of overtime opportunities.

The Trainee Forklift Engineer role will be suitable for engineers from any kind of plant, forklifts, HGV, agricultural or similar equipment. Automotive technicians/motor trade applicants will also be very suitable. You need to demonstrate mechanical service and repair skills, ideally have engine diagnostic and some basic electrical skills.

You’ll form part of a highly skilled team of 10 in a very reputable business. You’ll be responsible for carrying out planned maintenance and breakdown on a range of used and new forklifts. You’ll also carry out PDI's and order any spares when needed and communicate progress. There is quite a lot of overtime for those looking to boost earnings.

This is a great chance to be part of a professional and people focused business where you can progression to roles such as Team Leader, Field Engineer and Sales Engineer roles.

The Trainee Forklift Engineer Role in Brief:
* Carry out PDI’s, service and repair work on workshop and service basis on a range of forklift trucks.
* Work on a Monday to Friday basis in a busy workshop environment.
* Order spares when necessary.
* Overtime.

The Trainee Forklift Engineer Person Required:
* Experience on plant, forklifts, HGV, agricultural, cars or similar equipment.
* IT literate
* Ideally hold a level 3 or equivalent in a relevant discipline