Field Service Engineer

Unique People
28000.00 GBP Annual
10 Aug 2018
07 Sep 2018
Contract Type

Field Service Engineer

We are recruiting for Field Service Engineer in the insert area. Our client is an independent Materials Handling specialist based in Alcester.

As a Field Service Engineer, you will need to be able to:

  • Hold adequate skills in working with hydraulics pumps / cylinders / valve / valve banks / pressure sensors / hoses and connections, pressure testing using gauges, flow meters, digital meters / laptops / tablets, carryout hydraulic valve calibrations
  • Follow safe jacking and blocking procedures; selecting and using the correct lifting and blocking equipment (toe / hydraulic jacks & Blocks)
  • Correctly use lifting equipment when removing heavy forklift truck components (for example; chains, slings, shackles)
  • Follow working at height procedures in compliance with appropriate H&S legislation
  • Interpret forklift truck schematic wiring and hydraulic diagrams, flow charts and manufacturer's technical data
  • Competently and safely work on electrical, electronic, mechanical and hydraulic systems including: 24/48/80 volt lead acid / Lithium Ion batteries, alternator and mains battery charging systems, fuel cells / electrical / electronic switching wiring and safety circuits / resistance, thyristor, transistor motor control systems, CAN (control area network) electrical braking and wire guidance, RFID (radio frequency identification system) in-aisle identification and navigation systems
  • Maintain / install and repair forklift truck telematics systems
  • Join electrical components using electrical connectors and soldering, electric and gas weld use
  • Identify metal composition and knowledge of fabrication processes
  • Operate forklifts for maintenance, testing and manoeuvring purposes


  • Salary: GBP28,000 plus overtime
  • Working Hours: Monday to Friday 8am-16:30pm (40 working hours a week)
  • Location: Alcester, Warickshire
  • Duration:Permenant

Role of a Field Service Engineer:

  • The forklift truck engineer will be qualified in the maintenance, repair & diagnostics of a diverse range of electrical and mechanical forklifts including; hand pallet trucks, electrical power pallet trucks, electric reach trucks, electric very narrow aisle and man-up / man down warehouse forklifts, electric, LPG (liquid petroleum gas) and diesel powered counterbalance forklifts.
  • The forklift truck engineer will carry out a variety of electrical and engineering activities, responding to customer requirements in a demanding industry, adapting to a range of working environments including major overhaul and repair centres / customer site based or field service engineer working within a geographical area. This requires the engineer to possess multi-skills, knowledge, and safe working practices with environmental awareness. Maintenance and diagnostic abilities to skilled level in electrical, electronic, mechanical and hydraulic systems.
  • Ensuring customer satisfaction with minimised loss in production, additional skills would include information technology (IT) truck software diagnosis / calibration, parameter adjustment and setting to comply with manufactures specifications and health & safety legislation.

Benefits of working with us as a Field Service Engineer:

  • 22 days Holiday
  • Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) / Management Discretion
  • Stakeholder Pension Scheme
  • Service van
  • telephone/PDA & OEM training

If you are interested in the above role, please click apply