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At Pickerings Lifts, we are proud to have people who we believe to be the best at what they do in our industry. If you have the talent and enthusiasm to join us, we would love to hear from you.

Find out more about our apprenticeships.

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Loading Systems Engineer – Based in the North West
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We require an engineer for our Loading Systems North division, based in the North West of England; tasks include the maintenance and remedial repairs of Loading Systems products including sectional doors, roller shutters, dock levellers, scissor lifts, wheel restraints and ancillary equipment.

The ideal candidate must have a good knowledge of all aspects of maintenance and repairs of Loading Bay Equipment. The ability to weld and any electrical experience would also be beneficial.

Candidates must hold a full UK driving licence.

If you feel that you have the necessary skills to apply for this role, then we look forward to hearing from you.

Service Administrator – Based from the South Coast Office
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We require an organised and IT literate Administrator, responsible for the day to day administration functions in a busy office environment.  You will provide an efficient and seamless administration service.

You will be responsible for the following:

  • Providing a professional and courteous telephone service to internal and external customers
  • To manage the reactive call work stream, schedule new service contracts on the in-house maintenance system
  • To enter customer quotations and quotation follow-up letters on dedicated service management system
  • To capture all office data as required within the general administration remit
  • Process and verify all engineers paperwork
  • Prepare timesheets
  • Constant communications with customers internally and externally via e-mail and other communication methods
  • Daily control of engineers job issue
  • In addition the post-holder will also be required to undertake additional duties as required

With the ability to maintain a professional manner throughout, the successful candidate must be computer literate with excellent organisation skills.  You will possess excellent administrative skills and preferably hold an NVQ in Business Administration or equivalent.

If you feel that you have the necessary skills to apply for this role, then we look forward to hearing from you.

Apprentice Lift Engineer – Based from the East Coast Regional Office
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Pickerings Lifts has an exciting career opportunity for an Apprentice Lift Engineer to be based with our Technician covering the East Coast region. As an apprentice, you can expect support to achieve your potential and know that no two days will be the same.

Main duties are to include assisting the Technician in repairing a varied range of lifts including Traction, Hydraulic, MRL’s and Platform Lifts in a variety of different environments.

Through work experience, studying, coaching, training and development (both practical and vocational) our NVQ programme will give you opportunity to demonstrate the knowledge and skills that you will gain from working closely with our experienced engineers, whilst attending college on day release to achieve your technical certificate. The duration of your apprenticeship will be three to four years.

The successful candidate must have a keen interest in electrics and mechanics ideally demonstrated through relevant work experience, interests or study choices and have a flexible approach to work in order to meet customer’s needs and deliver excellent customer service. Candidates should be self motivated and have excellent communication and listening skills together with good IT skills. A minimum of English and Maths GCSE (4-9) is required and a full driving licence is desirable as is a willingness to travel.

If you feel that you have the necessary skills to apply for this role, then we look forward to hearing from you.

Lift Repairs Manager – Based from the North East Regional Office
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We require a Repairs Manager for Lift Maintenance & Repair to join our Lift division. Working in and around the North East Regional Office.

The successful applicant will undertake tasks including:

  • The management of repairs and submission of quotations
  • Quotations for, ordering parts and scheduling of all repairs from minor to major works whilst maintaining effective communication with the customer.
  • Carry out site inspections including scope of work, details of specifications, identification of parts required and programming of all works.
  • The ability to manage engineers on a day- to- day basis giving support with technical queries as required.

Ideal candidates will be self-motivated and have the ability to show a high standard of workmanship whilst working under minimum supervision.

Ideally you will have previous experience of:

  • Excellent leadership and communication skills
  • A relevant Engineering and/or Electrical/ Mechanical qualification
  • Ability to prioritise and plan workload.
  • Experience in the lift industry.
  • Ability to work accurately and quickly in a fast moving consumer market.
  • Full valid UK driving licence

This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-established and progressive organisation heavily investing in staff training and development.

Salary dependent on experience including Company Car, Company Pension, Staff Benefits plus funded training and career growth opportunities.

If you feel that you have the necessary skills to apply for this role, then we look forward to hearing from you.

Lift Repair Engineer – Based from the South Coast Office
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We require an experienced time serviced NVQ Level 3 or equivalent qualified Lift Engineer to carry-out minor repairs, repairs and corrective maintenance on clients’ lifts to a high standard.

The working area will be across our region but primarily covering the Kent / Sussex and Surrey areas. The role will include being on the area out of hour call out rota.

Candidates should have excellent customer service skills, be self-motivated and will be required to travel and participate in an out of hours call out rota.

The successful candidate will report to the Burgess Hill Office and a full driving licence is essential.

All Engineers are equipped with a company van, mobile phone, tablet and are provided with a company induction and on-going training opportunities.

We offer 25 days’ holiday, Bank Holidays, pension scheme and many employee benefit schemes including cinema discounts, annual free flu jab, discounted hotel and theme park stays and discounts off many high street shops.

If you feel that you have the necessary skills to apply for this role, then we look forward to hearing from you.

Lift Repair Engineer – Based from the North East Office
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We require an experienced time served NVQ Level 3 qualified Lift Repair Engineer to carry-out maintenance and repairs on customers’ lifts to a high standard.

Candidates should have excellent customer service skills, be self-motivated and will be required to travel and participate in an out of hours call out rota. The successful candidate will report to the North East Regional Office and a full driving licence is essential.

All Engineers are equipped with a company van, mobile phone, tablet and are provided with a company induction and on-going training opportunities.

We offer 25 days’ holiday, Bank Holidays, pension scheme and many employee benefit schemes including cinema discounts, annual free flu jab, discounted hotel and theme park stays and discounts off many high street shops.

If you feel that you have the necessary skills to apply for this role, then we look forward to hearing from you.

Lift Service/Call out Engineer – North West
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We require an experienced time served, NVQ 3 or equivalent qualified Lift Engineer to carry out routine servicing, corrective maintenance and minor repairs to clients’ lifts.  Candidates should have excellent customer service skills, be self-motivated and will be required to travel and participate in an out of hours call out rota.

The successful candidates will report to the Manchester office and a full driving licence is essential.

If you feel that you have the necessary skills to apply for this role, then we look forward to hearing from you.

Service Sales & Marketing Director – Based Nationally & Head Office
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We are seeking to appoint an experienced, ambitious and high powered Service Sales and Marketing Director. As Service Sales and Marketing Director you will be responsible for generating leads and will have proven sales management success at a senior level, experience of developing and implementing sales strategies, and be able to demonstrate your ability to motivate and manage a remotely based sales team at various Regional Offices, ensuring targets are achieved.

As Service Sales and Marketing Director you must have the following skills and experience:

  • Excellent sales background
  • Experience of working in the service industry and in a senior sales capacity
  • A strong motivational personality
  • The skills and knowledge to be able to negotiate complex contracts
  • Excellent leadership and management skills
  • The ability to work easily and develop relationships at all levels
  • Strong directorship skills and strategic capability
  • Enthusiasm and ideas to personally deliver sales coupled with achieving results through a motivated sales team
  • Management and the development of marketing

As Service Sales and Marketing Director you will play a fundamental role in the future growth of the company.

If you feel that you have the necessary skills to apply for this role, then we look forward to hearing from you.

Loading Systems / Lifts Product Sales Executive (South)
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We require a Product Sales Executive to cover the South of the UK from Leicester downover. The role can based out of any one of our Southern based UK offices.

You should have experience in some (or all) of the following:

  • Loading systems (Dock Levellers, Industrial Doors and associated equipment)
  • Scissor lifts
  • Completing detailed site surveys
  • Compiling quotes
  • Following-up and closing sales
  • Building leads and developing customer relations
  • Working as a key part of a team

Excellent communication both verbally and written is a must. A full driving licence is essential and company car will be provided.

The role covers a large area of the UK and hence travel and occasional overnight stays will be required, along with occasional visits to our European suppliers.

If you feel that you have the necessary skills to apply for this role, then we look forward to hearing from you.

Lift Installation/Modernisation Engineers – North
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We require Lift Installation/Modernisation Engineers for the North. Main duties are to install a range of packaged, factory made and bought in lifts including hydraulic goods, passenger lifts and machine roomless lifts and experienced in full modernisation projects.

The successful candidates should be flexible and qualified up to NVQ level 3 with a full driving license.

Please note traveling is required within this job role.

If you feel that you have the necessary skills to apply for this role, then we look forward to hearing from you.

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We have such dedicated, helpful and skilled staff it is a pleasure to meet them through various company employee engagement and training initiatives.

Rachel Swales
HEAD OFFICE:

Pickerings Europe Ltd
Globe Elevator Works
P.O. Box 19
Stockton on Tees
Cleveland
TS20 2AD

T:+44 (0) 1642 607161
F:+44 (0) 1642 677638
E:contact@pickeringslifts.co.uk

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