Workshop Fork Lift Mechanic

Location: Sheffield
Duration: Permanent

Are you a plant/fork lift truck/HGV mechanic looking to work for a reputable company based in Sheffield? Are you looking for day shift Mon-Fri? If so read on….

Our client, established in 1989 provides a complete sales, maintenance, repair and hire service, meeting the materials handling requirements of businesses throughout all Yorkshire, North Derbyshire and North Nottinghamshire.

We are working with them to recruit a permanent, workshop based, experienced, plant/ fork truck technician to cover the demands of their expanding business. This is working at their site in North Anston, Sheffield

Key Responsibilities: 

  • To complete day to day service, repair and maintenance of forklift lift trucks, handling equipment and plant
  • To complete inspections and safety checks in accordance with industry practice and regulations
  • Complete fault finding and repairs to meet first-fix targets
  • Sourcing of parts from internal or external suppliers
  • Communicate quickly/efficiently to ensure downtime is kept to a minimum and achieve first-fix targets
  • Work to company procedures and current Health and Safety / COSHH regulations
  • Continually seek and act upon opportunities for personal and team development
  • Carry out other duties which may or may not be related to the job, as reasonably requested by management  


Knowledge, Skills and Experience required:


  • Proficient in fault finding and repair
  • Proven communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Experience of automotive, HGV, access platform, construction or other industrial vehicle service


  • Recent and relevant experience of working in the forklift truck or related service environment

Qualifications required:  


  • Good standard of education
  • Full driving licence


  • LOLER / CFTS Thorough Examination certification
  • City and Guilds in Motor Vehicle Technology or equivalent

 Personal Qualities:

  • Professional approach
  • Ability to plan and prioritise effectively and work within tight deadlines
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Team player with a flexible approach and a willingness to learn


In return, the company will offer:

  • 40 hours per week plus paid overtime
  • 25+8 holidays
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Paid health insurance scheme
  • Base salary £28-33k depending on qualifications and experience.


To apply for this role please call Faye on 01709 820102 or send a CV to

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