Forklift Engineer

£29000 - £34000 per annum Salary, Overtime, Van, Training, Pension

Job Details

Are you looking to work for a global leading company who offer an exceptional training and development programme and the reassurance of investment to each member of their workforce? Are you eager to work on exciting and innovative equipment with the opportunity to assist some of the leading retailers and distributors in the UK? If your answers are yes, then my client may have a position that is perfect for you. They are on the search for a Forklift Engineer to join their team. You will be covering the Gloucestershire area carrying out general servicing, maintenance and repairs on a mixture of gas, diesel & electric trucks. As a Forklift Engineer you will be Offered a fantastic benefits package which includes a competitive salary up to £34k, full door to door payment, Monday to Friday day shifts, overtime, company van fuel card and much more.

This opportunity would suit an engineer from the following backgrounds; FLT, Heavy Plant, Agricultural, Recycling, Powered Access and/or Automotive.

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Service Manager, as a Forklift Engineer you will be expected to be in control of the maintenance, service and repairs of material handling equipment on various customer sites. The Forklift Engineer will be working with an assortment of equipment including diesel, gas and electric. You will be expected to manage own work in progress, ensure all relevant paperwork is completed accurately, attend regular training courses to maintain up to date knowledge of equipment and be an active team player sustaining the companies prestigious reputation.


  • NVQ Level 2/3 qualified in Plant, Vehicle Maintenance or similar
  • Preferably served a full apprenticeship
  • Experienced Plant Fitter, FLT Engineer, Vehicle Technician, HGV Technician or Ex forces will all be considered for this opportunity
  • Technical experience in Engines, Electrics and Diagnostics is compulsory. Hydraulics and all other engine types are required also.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Attractive Salary circa to £29k - £34k D.O.E (OTE £34,000 - £39,000 )
  • Van with personal use
  • Full Door to Door
  • Call out available after 6 month probation
  • Overtime paid at 1.5 hours, 2.0 hours Sundays
  • 25 Days holiday Bank Holidays
  • Company Pension Scheme - 6% contribution
  • Specialist Tool provided
  • Full PPE provided
  • Opportunity to attend additional training and qualifications provided by the company

If you are interested in this position, please click the 'apply' button below.

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