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Forklift Service Engineer

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    MHE, Construction Plant & Cranes

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  • Published:

    almost 4 years ago

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Job's Purpose 

To carry out service and repairs to equipment on customer sites in a safe, professional and cost effective manner, maintaining documentation of all works carried out in line with Health and Safety and Quality procedures.


  • To service and repair forklift trucks.
  • To provide reliable information to the customer with regards to maintenance, consultation on repairs and to provide advice on the use of  equipment.
  • To carry out inspections and monitor the safety of the repaired and maintained trucks.
  • To liaise with the Service Controller, customer and Regional Service Manager to ensure information regarding individual forklifts and equipment is shared including damage or requests for a replacement truck in the event of a long repair, as well as keeping all relevant parties up to date with the progress of work activities.
  • To work closely with the Sales team and refer leads.
  • To accurately complete job sheets, timesheets and purchase requisition and parts paperwork within the required timescales.
  • To make proposals for the improvement of the implementation of work activities and working conditions.
  • To ensure Health & Safety standards, regulations and procedures are abided by at all times.
  • To take responsibility for all equipment and tooling (including van/laptop/printer etc) and ensure that it is in a safe condition for the type of work being undertaken.
  • To obtain customer purchase orders and signed authorisation to carry out work.
  • To take responsibility for van weight and safe/roadworthy condition before use.
  • To take full responsibility for stock on van and assigned to jobs raised.
  • To work to and understand KPIs relating to service, admin and stock.