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Career Opportunity – Field Service Engineer - Southern Home Counties
Due to business growth, we are recruiting for a number of Field Service Engineers across the South of the UK. Reporting to the Team Leader, the role of a Service Engineer is to conduct scheduled planned maintenance on material handling trucks located at our customers’ premises. The Service Engineer is responsible for maintaining equipment to a high standard whilst providing excellent customer service.

The successful candidate will be able to communicate with people of all levels whilst working as part of a team, keeping relevant team members informed, (including the Service Desk) of what jobs and breakdowns they are doing and any information which is necessary as part of a job handover. When working as part of a team you will also be required to maintain the company Service standards and work together to meet the teams required performance metrics and KPI’s.

Applicants will ideally have a fork-truck engineering background and/or qualifications, will be skilled in engine and Battery powered trucks and will hold a driving licence and be computer literate. Geographically we are recruiting for Engineers in the southern home counties.

If you are interested in this position please forward your CV to Charlotte Pusch recruitment@linde-mh-southeast.co.uk

Engineers Required
Linde Creighton are based in West Bromwich and are currently looking for engineers to work throughout the Midlands on our equipment, this includes site engineers as well as field service. The work demands a high level of engineering expertise from servicing right through to technically advanced diagnostics. We can offer a different challenge every day of the week and a full training process working with industry leading equipment.

We require engineers with great customer service skills, a minimum of NVQ Level 3, apprentice trained would be an added bonus and experience in the fork lift truck industry would be fantastic. We can offer good working conditions, working for a market leader, good rates of pay and benefits, 25 days plus statutory bank holidays, pension scheme and all the benefits you would expect from a premiership team.

Please e-mail your current CV, salary expectations and which area of the Midlands you are based and we’ll send you the appropriate application form e-mail is Gillian.preston@linde-creighton.co.uk . Please don’t hesitate to pick up the phone and speak to Gill Preston – H R Manager on 0121 524 3328 if you have any questions.

Apprenticeship programme

Linde Technical Apprenticeships - 19 positions across the UK starting 31st July

Closing date for applications
15th March 2017

Vacancy description
Linde Material Handling is recruiting for its next intake of apprentice engineers - the starting point for an exciting career with the UKs leading forklift truck manufacturer.

Our apprenticeship programme follows the Fork Lift Truck Industry standards and provides you with the opportunity to work towards an internationally recognised qualification as a Forklift Truck Maintenance Engineer. The apprenticeship lasts for 4 years, the first 2 years leading to a vocational qualification at level 2 (Intermediate Apprenticeship) and the 3rd year providing a final vocational qualification at Level 3 in Forklift Truck Maintenance Repair. The final year focuses on specific training requirement depending on your final job placement. The off the job training will take place at FTEC’s Training Academy.

The Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Lift Truck Maintenance and Repair, includes:

  • Diploma in Lift Truck Vehicle Maintenance and Repair at Level 2
  • VCQ (Vocational Competence Qualification) at Level 2
  • ERR (Employment rights and responsibilities)
  • PLTS (Personal Learning and Thinking Skills)
  • Functional Skills in Maths, ICT & English if required
  • Product training and various Linde course.

On successful completion of these courses you will be put forward to undertake Level 3 Apprenticeship in Lift Truck Maintenance and Repair.

The Linde apprentice scheme teaches a broad range of skills and theory needed to service Linde’s large product range of forklift trucks and beyond. The scheme will provide you with a platform to build your career into other areas of the business like sales, health and safety, project management etc.

If you are interested in becoming a fully qualified Forklift Truck Engineer with the Linde Material Handling, download download and complete the electronic application form (PDF, 529 kB) . Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an open day at their local depot to gain more insight into the business.

Following this you will invited to a formal interview with successful candidates starting from July/August 2017.

See our video on the apprentice programme:

Requirements

  • This role requires you to have a keen interest in engineering and an ability to learn new skills working well independently and as a team.
  • Applicants must have Maths and English GCSE grade A-C or equivalent

Vacancies
We are looking for apprentices that come from or can work in the following locations. The roles will be a mixture of field based and customer site based placements.

Field BasedSite based
Doncaster – DN2Falkirk – FK4 1EZ
Smethwick – B66Newton Aycliffe – DL5 6HR
Gravesend – DA13Nottingham – NG90 1BS
Greenhithe – DA9Burton on Trent – DE14 1JZ
Longfield – DA3Newport – NP26 3WN
Luton – LU4Hoddesdon – EN11 0BT
Henley-on-Thames – RG9Edinburgh – EH28 8LY
Swanscombe – DA10 
Milton Keynes – MK15 
Castleford – WF10 
Stoke-on-Trent – ST6 
Reading – RG4 
Wallington – OX10 
Camberley – GU15 
Chippenham – SN15 
Warrington – WA2 
Didcot – OX11 
Oxford – OX1 
Rochester – ME1 
Kempton – Mk42 
Enfield – EN3 

Apprenticeship working week
40 hours Monday – Friday 8.00am to 5pm

Weekly wage
£188.80

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