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Job Title :
Field Service Engineer Forklifts Manchester/Liverpool 
Job Category :
Posted :
2/28/2019 1:57:36 PM 
Company Name :
Forces Recruitment Services 
Location :
Manchester, Greater Manchester, England 
Benefits :
company van, overtime 
Salary :
£23k - 25k per year + company van, overtime 
Security :
Description :

Field Service Engineer covering the Manchester and Liverpool Area


A new requirement for a Field Service Engineer to carry out routine maintenance and repairs to long/short term machines and customers owned equipment. The Engineer must ensure best practice with quality and professionalism are met at all times.


The Engineer must hold a qualification of NVQ or equivalent in engineering. Must have strong mechanical knowledge in heavy plant background

i. e powered access excavators or forklifts

Applications from Ex-military personnel are strongly encouraged

key Responsibilities

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 necessary service parts are available prior to attending customers site, all quoted work to be highlighted by liaison personally with the customer

To liase directly with the customers whilst on 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. it may be necessary to provide verbal estimates in conjunction with the Service manager/ supervisor.

To keep non recoverable and unnecessary travel time to a minimum by

Liaising and communicating with Service Control Department. Proactovely 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 ontained accurately 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.


Qualifications and Experience

A minimum NVQ level 2 or equivalent in engineering

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

Must be competent in electro / hydraulic systems

Experience in fault fiding/ diagnosis

Must be able to communicate at all levels

This job is no longer available for new applications.

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