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Mechanical Engineer (EX Forces)

Employment type: Permanent, full-time

Location: Northampton (Field based)

Hours: 8am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday

Salary: £30,000-£35,000 p.a. + Overtime + Company van. Overtime after 40 hours @ 1.5 and X2 Rate

Are you Ex Forces or currently looking for a career change?

Have you worked on the following?

Tanks, Armoured vehicles, HGV’s, LGV’s, Heavy Plant Forklifts, Commercial vehicles.

We are currently working with a highly reputable materials handling equipment supplier, who are seeking a Mechanical Engineer to join their organisation, due to continued growth and demand. This is a permanent position based in Kent where you will be field based.


The Mechanical Engineer will be responsible for the planned and reactive maintenance of forklift trucks and other material handling equipment on site. The Engineer will also carry out general servicing to the Forklift equipment.

Experience/ Skills Required

  • Previous engineering experience with materials handling equipment and forklift trucks / Heavy Plant is essential.
  • Knowledge of hydraulic pneumatic and control systems
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Full UK Driving License

If you are an experienced Mechanical Engineer seeking a new opportunity, please apply today to be considered for the vacancy.

Key words: Materials Handling, Forklift Truck Engineer, MHE Engineer, Fork Truck Engineer , Forklift Engineer, FLT Engineer, Senior Forklift Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Plant Fitter, REME, Royal Marines, Ex Forces, Control Systems


    • Job type: Permanent
    • Location: Northampton
    • Date posted:
    • Salary: £30000 - £35000