Senior Engineer – Hickstead
Salary £negotiable (DOE) overtime, bonus, healthcare & pension
Do you want to work for a fast-paced growing National company, with excellent career stability and progression prospects; where hard work is well rewarded? Then a job with AFI is for you.
AFI are currently recruiting for a Senior Engineer at our Hickstead depot
You will be responsible for the smooth running of servicing together with maintaining our expanding hire rental fleet. This challenging position requires someone with the ability to manage people, work to targets, manage a workshop and work closely with our busy hire office.
The role in brief:
Overseeing and organising the day to day running of the workshop and workloads for your team of engineers
Using forward planning to ensure the optimum availability of machine ready for hire, ensuring machines are serviced, LOLER inspected, PDI’d and repaired to schedule
Hands-on preventative maintenance and inspection of machines
Offering help and guidance to your team of engineers to ensure that they complete tasks effectively and efficiently
The ideal candidate:
You will ideally hold a CAP (Competent Assessed Person) licence for inspecting powered access equipment
You must hold an engineering qualification – minimum NVQ level 2 or equivalent
You should have a sound mechanical knowledge in a heavy plant LOLER background, i.e. powered access or forklifts
Be competent in electro/hydraulic systems
You will be experienced in fault finding / diagnostics
You will be working closely with customers and colleagues, so you must be able to communicate professionally
You must be able to prioritise tasks in an ever changing demanding hire environment
Motivate your team by leading from the front
AFI Group is a leading provider of access solutions, from the hire and purchase of access equipment, to accredited training and service / maintenance of machines. With a current network of 27 hire locations across the UK and over 5,000 machines, AFI has a strong emphasis on Health and Safety and is proud to hold various accreditations (ISO9001, ISO14001, ISO18001, 5* Achilles BuildingConfidence, Gold RoSPA award – to name a few).
We offer an excellent benefits package:
23 days holidays per year rising to 25, plus statutory holidays
Inclusion in a monthly profit share scheme
An auto-enrolment pension scheme with employer contributions
Death-in-Service benefit of 2 x salary
Healthcare Cash Plan
In addition we have invested in an excellent induction programme, and staff training (we currently hold a Gold Investors in People award).
Please note that we operate a 2 stage interview process and online testing to screen candidates.