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Site Forklift Engineer (Material Handling)

Wigan, Lancashire
£25,000 to £28,000
Job Type
20 Jul 2022
Alexander James Recruiting is currently working with a leading material handling manufacturer who are looking to recruit a new forklift service engineer to service a fleet of forklift trucks on a client s site in Wigan. With a competitive salary & overtime opportunity plus numerous other benefits, this is a great opportunity for an experienced engineer interested in a new role.


Servicing a fleet of Material Handling equipment of a customer site in Wigan
Servicing forklift trucks & other material handling equipment
Carrying out diagnostics on all equipment
Liaising with management on site to ensure maintenance is carried out efficiently and effectively
Reporting to the Service Manager regularly with updates on how the site is running
Ensuring excellent customer service and representing the company in the right way on customer site


The company are open to talking to candidates from a mechanical or electrical background and are fairly open on the industry from which the experience comes from. Although there is a preference for individuals with a forklift background, this is not essential as they d also be interested in speaking to candidates from automotive, commercial vehicles, plant hire, powered access and construction. You will be able to work well on your own with your own initiative and have good customer facing skills. Ultimately, the company are after an individual with the right attitude and work ethic. In terms of location, you will ideally be based in a Wigan or near.


Competitive salary (up to £28k)
Company van
Overtime paid time and a half
Up to 5% annual bonus
Competitive pension
25 days holiday + statutory

The Company

The company are an international manufacturer of forklift trucks, thus operating in the material handling industry. Part of a wider group, they re also involved in supplying various other types of warehouse equipment and are one the most well known brands within the material sector, being a true market leader. Having obtained consistent growth for the last 30 years, they re expecting this to continue and are therefore looking to bring in new engineers to service the consistently expanding client base.

To find out more about this opportunity, please get in touch with Rob Nicholls on (phone number removed)

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  • Job Reference: 662714422-2
  • Date Posted: 20 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Alexander James Recruiting
    Alexander James Recruiting
  • Location: Wigan, Lancashire
  • Salary: £25,000 to £28,000
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent