Diesel Technician (Trade Tested) – East London – Ref: 759020-23

  • Certificate
  • East London,
  • Posted 6 months ago
  • This position has been filled

Ref: Ref: 759020-23

Job Description:

Our client is a recognized global leader; a South African distributor of Global Premium Brands (new and used equipment) in the Agriculture, Mineral Processing, Earth Moving and Materials Handling Industries offering multiple career advancement opportunities.

They currently have an opportunity for a Trade Tested Diesel Technician to perform planned services on Forklifts and components to supplier standards and customer requirements

Job Description

 Understand and implement preventative maintenance

Identify and target opportunity for customer work

Fault finding

Assemble IC and Electric machines in accordance with company standards

Fit Telematics black boxes to the machines

Assist with the loading and unloading of containers

Partake in new machine stock take as and when required

Complete the PDI process and sign off new machines

Understanding of supplier warranty systems, policies & procedures

Quickly and efficiently diagnose machine systems and carry out repairs, services and maintenance on forklifts on customer sites or at the company site

Maintain professional image when representing the company

Control own admin (labour booking, service reports, part returns, expenses etc.)

Follow through to ensure that quality and productivity standards of own work are consistently and accurately maintained

Maintain a safe working environment (according to safety policy and procedures)

Achieve individual Balanced Scorecard and KPIs

Adherence to any reasonable instruction

Job Qualification & Experience:

Qualify as a Diesel Mechanic or relevant trade
Driver’s license – Code B

Experience on working on forklifts, 3-4 years
Sound interpersonal and communication skills
Basic trouble shooting and problem solving skills
Machine specific technical knowledge and skills
Technical report writing
Basic business and financial understanding
Applicable product knowledge
Failure analysis skills
Customer orientation
Able to work under minimum supervision
Good knowledge of Hydraulics
Willingness to work overtime and standby
Good auto electrical knowledge would be an advantage
Ability to work on all types of fork trucks including Big Trucks
Have a good selection of tools
Computer literate and basic understanding of forklift software
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

Company Description:

South African Distributor of Global Premium Brands in the Agriculture, Mineral Processing, Earthmoving, Materials Handling Industries.

An ability to develop and grow businesses in multiple geographies including challenging territories with high growth prospects. Committed to sustainable development and playing a leading role in empowerment and transformation. The company has operations globally.

Their success is based on inspired, aligned, empowered, results-driven, globally competitive, passionate people who create value through strategic innovation and continuous improvement. Their customers are more successful with them than with their competitors. Working for a global leader creates endless career opportunities for you.

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