Workshop Engineer

30000.00 - 35000.00 GBP Annual + GBP30000 - GBP35000/annum
14 Mar 2018
15 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Workshop Engineer

Salary: 30-35k

Location: Telford, Shropshire

The Client:
A global OEM of construction and plant machinery.

The Role:
My client are currently recruiting for a Workshop engineer to join their team at the Telford workshop.

Job Purpose:

-To ensure that the company remain the market leader within the AWP sector
-Offer comprehensive technical support primarily for in service brand products and where required non-brand machines.
-Deliver exceptional levels of customer service embracing the Service Excellence philosophy
-Collaborate and communicate effectively with Technical Services, Sales and other team members within our business functions
-Gain a comprehensive commercial understanding of the company strategy, route to market and customer base. Through this awareness identify and support commercial opportunities within the Workshop Services team.
-Where necessary and required make provision for specific project work supporting the team in ensuring we maintain our position and continuously improve.
-The position will require a flexible approach; you will be expected to spend time away from your home base when necessary. The position will also contain a small element of European travel (possibly at short notice).

Main Tasks / Responsibilities:

-Thorough examination and certification - perform mandatory inspections on all AWP machinery to a LOLER standard
-Provide accurate and timely updates of workshop KPI as defined by the workshop manager.
-Servicing and Repairing of machines in the workshop and out on sites as the role dictates to ensure conformance with manufacturers specifications and company policy
-Carry out assessments/inspection and report findings (including BOM, estimated Labour and plan of action) on AWP machinery.
-Interact with fellow team members to ensure accurate and timely sharing of information both technical and commercial
-Liaison, coaching and interaction with customers and suppliers; as a company representative always providing a high standard of Customer Care and being polite at all times
-Checking and calibrating instruments to make sure they accurate
-Notify appropriate team member of any defective or unsafe equipment
-Inspecting and testing wiring and circuitry and replacing faulty parts
-Cleaning parts and equipment using chemical solutions
-Applying finishes and surface coatings to products, using chemicals or by spray painting
-Carrying out basic quality checks and support the quality programme though closed loop reporting.
-Accurate and timely completion of all relevant reports and documentation in support of standard operating procedures
-Work flexibly to perform any other tasks required by the company that are within the employees skills and abilities pursuant to the position
-Ensuring compliance with company processes and procedures and remain compliant with all local laws and requirements

Skills & Experience:

-Time Served Mechanical and Electrical background
-Capital Equipment/Plant Equipment experience
-Previous Experience of working with AWP
-Previous experience and an understanding of the rental channel
-Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
-Ability and willingness to undergo in-house training on all products, processes and operating systems
-Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Internet Explorer)

Education / qualifications:

-Valid CAP Certification (IPAF Competent Assessed Person)
-Qualified to B.T.E.C. or HND in Engineering Discipline (or equivalent)
-Full UK Driving Licence
-Preferred candidate will have IPAF operators licence or Genie operators licence.
-Valid forklift licence (preferred)

Preferred Previous Experience:

-Time served experience gained working on AWPs in the Powered access industry
-Have experience working in Plant, diesel engines, auto electrics, hydraulics, diagnostic fault finding with lifting equipment and servicing HGVs

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