Forklift Engineer

  • Job Reference: 1166572571-2
  • Date Posted: 16 November 2023
  • Employer: CDM Recruitment
  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: £45,000 to £50,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: vehicle + overtime + benefits
  • Sector: Engineering and Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Forklift Field Service Engineer
East Midlands
45,000pa- 50,000pa + vehicle + overtime + benefits
Paid door to door

The company is a reputable national supplier of forklift trucks, committed to providing high-quality solutions to a diverse clientele. With a strong presence in the market, it prides itself on delivering exceptional products and services to its customers.

As a result of winning new business in the East Midlands area an excellent opportunity has arisen for a forklift field service engineer to join the team.

As a Forklift Field Service Engineer, you will be responsible for servicing and maintaining a variety of forklift trucks within the East Midlands region. Your primary goal will be to ensure the smooth operation and optimal performance of the clients' forklift fleets. This position offers a challenging and dynamic work environment, allowing you to showcase your technical expertise and problem-solving skills.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct routine maintenance and repairs on a range of forklift trucks.
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot mechanical and electrical issues.
  • Perform scheduled servicing and inspections.
  • Provide excellent customer service and build strong client relationships.
  • Respond promptly to service requests and emergencies.
  • Utilize technical manuals and diagnostic equipment effectively.
  • Complete accurate service records and reports.


  • Proven experience as a field service engineer or a similar role.
  • Experience of working on forklift trucks, construction plant, powered access, agricultural machinery, municipal vehicles or military plant and equipment.
  • Mechanical and electrical troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong customer service and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently manage time.
  • A valid driver's license is required.

Basic salary will be 45,000pa- 50,000pa + vehicle + overtime + benefits. In addition, you will be paid door to door.