Lead Engineering Planner



£Excellent + Benefits

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Engineering Lead Planner. Reporting to the Engineering Support Services Group Manager, this is a unique opportunity for an Engineering Planner to work within a proactive team who are committed to delivering quality customer service to the Engineering Department.  Ideally the Engineering Planner will have a planning or project management background, with experience in a busy Port or Engineering environment being desirable but not essential.  The role involves working with multi-discipline Engineering teams in order to ensure that all support & maintenance activities are planned efficiently & effectively to ensure the highest level of availability & reliability for the strategic assets that support Port Operations in and around the Tees Dock estate. The company offer genuine career progression.

Key responsibilities Lead Engineering Planner:

  • Planning of support & maintenance activities for strategic assets. 
  • Planning of compliance (i.e. LOLER/PUWER and other statutory requirements) across a wide range of mobile and fixed assets.
  • Planning of resource and material requirements to support all maintenance activities.
  • Supporting the Engineering Superintendents/Managers in processing all proactive and reactive work activities.
  • Administration of assets, resources and work streams within the ERP system.
  • Facilitate planning meetings with key stakeholders. 
  • Communicate and cascade planning schedule with internal customers.
  • Coordinate workstreams with external contractors and third parties.
  • Facilitate bi-weekly meetings to cascade plans and vessel movements.

Personal specification Lead Engineering Planner:

  • Required Knowledge:
    • Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, PowerPoint etc.
    • ERP System (IFS or Similar).
    • Planning or Project Management Qualifications.
  • Preferred Knowledge:
    • Statutory Compliance (LOLER/PUWER).
    • Excellent IT skills.
    • Asset management experience.
  • Personal Qualities:
    • Problem solver.
    • Strong analytical, critical and logical thinking.
    • Ability to plan strategically within a high pressure environment. 
    • Accuracy & attention to detail.
    • Excellent communication skills.
    • Ability to work alone or as part of a team.
    • Ability to focus under pressure.
    • Strong multitasking abilities.


  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays.
  • Sick pay scheme.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Employee Assistance Programme for personal support (health, finance, etc.).
  • Company pension scheme (up to 6% company contribution).
  • Opportunity to access Training and Development.

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£NEG (DOE) + OT + Company Vehicle

Monday – Friday (Some Saturday mornings)

Due to continued growth, our well-established client (over 40 years trading) is looking to appoint a Forklift Engineer/Technician to join their rapidly expanding team to support the increase in sales of new and used forklift trucks. As an experienced Service Engineer you can look forward to full product training, and a promising career with a great team of like-minded Forklift Technicians. Your background may be either an agricultural engineer, a plant engineer or even an LGV/HGV engineer or an automotive engineer (cars). This is an interesting and varied role and offers the opportunity for suitably qualified Field Service Engineers to take responsibility for a geographical area visiting customers within your allocated area.

Key Responsibilities:

• Servicing and preventative maintenance of customer forklift truck equipment ensuring unscheduled repairs are minimised

• Attend breakdowns and perform mechanical, hydraulic and electrical fault diagnosis carrying out subsequent repairs in a time and cost-effective manner

• Provide the customer and company with clear information regarding equipment, service, repair or inspection status submitting any recommendations as appropriate

• Develop and maintain client relationships ensuring the highest levels of customer service is achieved

• Liaison with the parts department to ensure appropriate stock levels are held on the company vehicle.

• Completion of documentation to company standards

• Adhering to Health & Safety requirements at all time

Personal Specification:

• In-depth mechanical experience including strong diagnosis and repair skills

• A FLT Engineering, Agricultural Engineering or Plant Engineering background

• Experience of hydraulics and electrical equipment an advantage, however factory training will be provided as required

• Strong communication skills, written and verbal

• A professional and confident personality with the ability to liaise with people from all walks of life

• Able to plan and prioritise workload

• A flexible and helpful attitude to work

• A full driving licence

Key words: Field Service Technician, Field Service Engineer, Agricultural Engineer, Plant Engineer, Forklift Engineer, Forklift Technician. Lincoln, Sleaford, Boston, Horncastle, Louth, Market Rasen, Cambridge, Peterborough, Wisbech, Kings Lynn, Spalding, Ely

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Workshop Engineer




We have a newly created opportunity for a Workshop Engineer to join our friendly team of Workshop and Field Service Tecans who are part of a group representing one of the leading UK suppliers of new and second-hand forklifhnicit trucks in the UK.  You may be a part-qualified Mechanical Technician or a Semi-skilled fitter from a car accessory background (for example) looking for a varied multi-tasking role where no two days are ever the same.  As a Semi Skilled Technician, you will enjoy the opportunity to work both indoors and outdoors as well as delivering and collecting parts, for which a full driving licence is required.

Personal Specification for Semi Skilled Technician:

  • Good team player
  • Skills in Mechanical maintanence neccessary
  • Ability to work on your own and as part of a multi-skilled team to assist other trades to fulfil their roles
  • Full UK driving licence
  • Good customer service skills
  • An understanding of industrial plant environment
  • An understanding of maintenances processes
  • Ability to carry out basic mechanical maintenance work without instruction

Key Responsibilities General Maintenance Operative:

  • Preparation and painting of machines (training given, basic knowledge of process an advantage)
  • Servicing and repair of FLT (Training given) 
  • PDI of new machines for delivery
  • Keep workshops and yard clean and tidy
  • Delivering and collecting parts
  • General yard duties
  • Assisting the Field FLT Technicians/Engineers as required
  • Aim to becoming Field Service techinician.
  • MIG Welding would be an advantage

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Mechanical Trailer Fitter



07.30 – 15.30 (Mon – Fri)

£Excellent + Excellent benefits, see below

Our client, one of the UK’s leading Port Operators, is seeking to add to their team an experienced Trailer Fitter to undertake servicing and repair work on trailers within the Port at Teesport.  Remuneration is excellent (well above average for Trailer Fitters) and is based on working 162.5 hours per month.

As an experienced Trailer Fitter, you will be required to undertake planned maintenance and servicing predominately of trailers such as Montracon/Dennison tri axle trailers maintained to the company’s “0” license, and Tinsley/Seacom terminal trailers. You would also be required to respond to breakdowns and failures using problem-solving techniques to return the equipment to service with minimum downtime.  You will need a full driving licence for this role in order to attend on site breakdowns.

As a key member of the engineering team, you will assist in planning maintenance and servicing activities in line with statutory requirements and manufacturers specifications.

As the role is within a multi-skilled and fully flexible working environment, skills in other trades would be a distinct advantage. Experience of pneumatic systems, burning, welding and trailer electrics would also be desirable. 

Mechanical Fitter Personal Specification:

  • A time served apprentice trained fitter, qualified to City & Guilds level 3, or ONC
  • Port experience would be advantageous
  • Highly motivated and proactive approach to Health and Safety legislation
  • Knowledge and understanding of relevant regulations – i.e. LOLER/PUWER
  • Computer literate, Microsoft Office
  • Good team player
  • Flexible and reliable
  • Clean Driving Licence
  • Ability to read Hydraulic, Pneumatic and electrical drawings would be advantageous
  • Capable of making decisions quickly and effectively
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels


  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays 
  • Opportunity to access Training and Development
  • Sick pay scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • PPE provided – Overalls etc.
  • Employee Assistance Program for personal support (health, finance, etc.)
  • Company pension scheme (up to 6% company contribution)

Selection Process

The work entails working outside in all weather conditions and the ability to work at heights being fully committed to working to health and safety best practice. 

The ideal candidate will hold an ONC in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent, as a minimum and is likely to have at least three years’ experience following completion of a formal apprenticeship. 

Successful applicants will be offered a competitive salary, excellent terms and conditions of employment with an opportunity to build a career with the business

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Multi-Skilled Engineer – Wind Turbine

Multi-Skilled Engineer – Wind Turbine

Stroud, Gloucestershire

£Competitive plus overtime & call out allowance

Are you a multi skilled engineer, with electrical experience, looking for an opportunity with a clear progression path? Would you like to join a leading renewables company that really values it’s staff? If so, we would love to hear from you. 

As an experienced Electrical and Mechanical Engineer you will have a proven ability to maintain, repair and fault find on a variety of technical equipment both electrically and mechanically with minimal supervision. You’ll be working on a fleet of wind turbines throughout the UK so a good head for heights is essential!

Responsibilities include:

  • Carrying out statutory inspections, preventative, corrective, and fault-finding maintenance on all wind turbine types.
  • Ensuring that all requirements relating to ISO14001 standards are met relating to wind turbine works. 
  • Effectively using the documentation and reporting systems provided, ensuring assets are returned to operation in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Overall quality of work carried out according to the advised work instructions, raising any recurrent deficiencies to line management, the Technical Trainer or Technical Engineers, as appropriate. 
  • Ensuring that all requirements relating to ISO14001 standards are met relating to wind turbine works. 
  • Contributing to scheduled meetings and workshops with respect to maintenance standards and procedures.

Essential skills required:

  • NVQ Level 3 In Electrical and Mechanical Engineering or relevant experience is essential.
  • Strong communication skills, particularly verbal communication and at all levels. 
  • Good time management & organisational skills with ability to prioritise workload
  • A good level of computer literacy in excel, word and other MS Office packages (or equivalent).
  • Able to work under pressure to tight deadlines without compromising safety or quality. 
  • Ability to work independently with remote management and take responsibility for project delivery.

Beneficial skills & experience: 

  • Experience of Enercon wind turbines and their systems.
  • Holds in-date GWO courses (Working at Height, Manual Handling, Fire Awareness, First Aid) and wind turbine medical
  • COSHH awareness and IOSH working safely qualification
  • Holds a Traffic Marshaller/banksman qualification. 
  • Experienced Wind Turbine Engineer

The successful applicant will be welcomed in to a knowledgeable and skilled team of Engineers, where ideas are shared and respected. You will also be given ongoing support and development, with clear progression plans and plenty of opportunity to have a long and happy career. The company is passionate about their people and offer a wide range of company benefits, from health and insurance to travel and leisure.

Hours are 41.5 hrs Monday to Friday with occasional weekends on call (Allowance paid)

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