Posted: June 8, 2021

Workshop Engineer


  • RUNCORN
  • Posted 7 days ago
  • Salary: £30000
  • Division: Industrial

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Ideal Recruit are currently looking for an experienced Workshop Engineer to join our client in Runcorn’s growing team. Forklift experience is essential for this role.

Job description
Reporting to the Workshop Manager, this role would suit someone who enjoys a fast pace environment, with a ‘can do’ attitude to ensure forklifts and other MHE equipment get delivered to the highest mechanical standard.
  • Perform routine, emergency and preventative maintenance of forklifts.
  • Interpret manufacturer’s technical manuals to perform the necessary maintenance and repairs needed.
  • Troubleshoot forklift problems to include brake, electrical and hydraulic systems, detect imperfections, potential problems, safety issues and/or malfunctions.
  • Able to diagnose and repair mast and attachment components.
  • Good working knowledge of brake systems and tire/wheel changes.
  • Ability to work on LP, gas and diesel systems.
  • Replace broken or defective parts from stock parts and/or order replacement parts for major repairs.
  • Reassemble forklifts and make all necessary adjustments for effective and safe operation.
  • Perform safety inspection of forklifts prior to being released back to the work floor.
  • Cleaning of equipment and other areas as required.
  • Ensure work area and methods used in carrying out job duties meet safety requirements.
  • Maintain an organized and neat work area.
  • Competent to complete legible service documents and logs for preventative maintenance tasks. Learn new technical information and techniques to stay current with changing technology
The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, flexible and highly motivated to join a team of engineers in our Workshop. You will be supplied with all the necessary tools and training to enable you to perform your task to the full
You will have: 
  • Experience of Electrical and engine forklifts.
  • Have a minimum of 2 years forklift engineer experience.
  • Able to work in a highly productive dynamic environment which is rapidly expanding and seeing major growth in the marketplace.
Basic salary of up to £30k plus overtime
Monday to Friday 40 standard hours per week
Workshop based For an immediate interview please Apply NOW

For a confidential discussion contact Nicki Roberts @ Ideal Recruit Burnley or apply online

Unfortunately due to a high number of applicants only those who are shortlisted for this position will be contacted, please take a look at our website for other positions available.

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