Workshop Engineer Northampton

Role: Workshop Engineer
Location: Northampton

About Rushlift Ltd

Rushlift is a leading provider of innovative customer-focused solutions in materials handling equipment, mechanical services and fleet management. Rushlift provides impartial advice to enable customers to maximise the effectiveness of their industrial equipment fleets, through either long-term hire contracts or servicing and repair arrangements.
In addition to providing all types of forklift trucks, from powered pallet trucks to wire-guided systems, Rushlift hires and maintains a wide range of industrial equipment such as sweepers, mobile plants, and lorry loader cranes.

About the role:
To repair and maintain a range of materials handling equipment to a high standard, carry out relevant repairs to ensure maximum reliability and customer uptime.

Role and Responsibility:

  • Agree workload with Depot Manager and Field Operations Manager.
  • Adhere to all workshop procedures as per the Companies instructions.
  • Ensure all Health and Safety procedures are adhered to.
  • Ensure that the Depot Manager is fully aware of work progress.
  • Work with the Controllers to clear any outstanding work in progress as necessary.
  • The workshop area must be kept clean at all times and any waste created must be disposed of in the right waste container.
  • Using work tablet/computer, ensure that all relevant parts numbers are given to the Stores when ordering parts.
  • Order all parts using the parts request form within the work tablets/netbooks.
  • Make sure all parts for VOR jobs are ordered before a cut off time of 3.00pm
  • Must be available for all training courses including courses that may require staying away from home overnight.
  • Must be occasionally available to work away from Depot mainly to assist other engineers.
  • Any Depot vehicles must be kept clean and tidy at all times.
  • Any accidents must be reported straight away to the line manager. An accident report form must be filled in as soon as possible.
  • Ensure vehicles are serviced according to manufacturers recommended intervals. This is the sole responsibility of the driver.
What we are looking for:
  • Experience within one of the following; Plant, Access or lifting equipment.
  • Experience with Welding, mechanics, electrics or hydraulics.
  • Fault finding and diagnostics skills
  • Able to work independently and within a team as needed
  • Good understanding of H&S
What we offer:
  • Competitive Salary Package
  • Annual Bonus
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Enhanced Parental Policies
  • 23 days holiday (excluding bank holidays), rising by one day with each third completed year
  • Life Assurance of 2x salary
  • On-site parking
  • Employee Welfare Scheme – Vouchers for birthdays/weddings/children/studies/long service etc
  • Employee Assistance Programme giving you access to Retail/Health/Gym discounts, confidential counselling and advice, Cycle2Work Scheme, and much more…

What Happens Next?
Once you have completed your application, our People Team will initially consider your skills and experience based on your CV and application. If suitable, our team will then contact you to advise you of the next stage.

We will ensure that all our resourcing processes are fair, transparent and consistent across the UK. We want to ensure that the candidate experience is of the highest professional standard.

Rushlift is committed to providing equality of opportunity for all employees. Furthermore, we aim to ensure our workplaces are free from discrimination and that not only employees but also our potential future employees are treated fairly and with dignity and respect. We will ensure that equality of opportunity maintains a high profile in our Organisation.

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