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Job Title :
Field Service Engineer Kent - Forklifts 
Job Category :
Posted :
7/11/2019 1:27:50 PM 
Company Name :
Forces Recruitment Services 
Location :
Kent, England 
Benefits :
company van, overtime 
Salary :
£23k - 26k per year + company van, overtime 
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Description :


Field Service Engineer

£23,000 to £26,000

Monday to Friday 08.00am - 16.30pm with 30 minutes for lunch

Overtime , Pension, Life Assurance, Company Van and Fuel Card

Our client is offering an opportuntiy for an Experienced Field Service Engineer to join a leading Material Handling Equipment provider across the UK. The Engineer will receive a compettive salary with various company benefits plus overtime

The Engineer will have experience working on all aspects of electrical, mechanical, engineering, hydraulics and pneumatics. The Engineer will need experience of carrying out maintenance, fault finding and diagnosis on all types of lift trucks.

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 diagnoses 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 liaise directly with the customers whislt 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 necesaary authosiing a repair. It may be necessary to provide verbal estimates in conjunction with the Service Manager.

To Keep non recoverable and unnecessary travel time to a minimum


Liaising and communicating with Service Control Department. Proactively participating in planning workload. Establishing/ maintaining appropriate level of van stock/ tooling (in conjunction with the Service Supervisor and any other Manager

To submit detailed and a correctly Parts Requisition or when making requests by phone provide sufficient information as may be required to enable parts to be obtained accurately and in a timely manner

To work most 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 strong mechanical knowledge in a heavy plant background, i. e powered access excavators or forklifts

Must be competent in electro / hydraulic systems

Experience in fault finding / diagnosis

This job is no longer available for new applications.

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