CAREERS
Careers in motion
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 think you have the talent and enthusiasm to join us, we would love to hear from you.
Loading Systems Door Installation Engineer – North
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Due to continued success our Loading Systems division is growing and this new vacancy represents an ideal opportunity to join a winning and commercially focussed team. The successful applicant will primarily cover the North of the UK and can be based at any one of our Northern based UK offices in Manchester, Hull, Wakefield or Stockton–on–Tees.

Reporting into the Head of Loading Systems, the role will involve the following:

  • Installation and removals of:- Sectional doors, Roller shutters, High speed doors.
  • Working on own and also part of a 2 or 3 man team.
  • Occasional requirements to work with the Service division on planned Repairs and / or attend breakdowns or servicing.

The Ideal candidate will be from a Door Installation background with Electrical qualifications. CSCS / IPAF / PASMA and Fork lift truck qualifications are also advantageous.

Self-motivated and have the ability to show a high standard of workmanship whilst working under minimum supervision.

This role is ideally suited to a candidate in the M62 corridor, however also requires support of works anywhere in the UK where required, hence frequent overnight stays are part of the role for jobs which are not local.

There would also be the potential to travel to our European suppliers for relevant training.

The candidate should ideally also have experience of:

  • Installation / maintenance and repairs of all types of Loading Bay Equipment. (Training will be provided if needed).
  • Handheld device knowledge – you will be required to use customer log on systems and company tablets.
  • Working independently and as part of a team.
  • The ability to weld and fabrication experience would also be beneficial.

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

Salary dependent on experience (plus overtime/bonus) including Company Pension, Staff Benefits plus funded training and career growth opportunities.

A valid driving licence is required in this role / company van will be provided.

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

Loading Systems Engineer – Covering the North West of England and surrounding areas
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We require an engineer for our Loading Systems North division; 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 service, maintenance and repair of Loading Bay Equipment, preferably with a relevant NVQ level 2. The ability to weld and any electrical experience would also be beneficial.

Candidates must hold a full UK driving licence.

Lift Service / Call Out Engineer – Based from East Coast Office
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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 East Coast office and cover a designated route, this will be based in Lincolnshire or East Riding of Yorkshire dependent on the candidates locate.

A full driving licence is essential.

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

Candidates should have excellent customer service skills, be self-motivated and will be required to travel.

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

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

We also 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.

Internal Sales Co-ordinator – Based from Head Office, Stockton on Tees
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We require an Internal Sales Co-ordinator to work within our Service Sales Team, generating new business for the company along with dealing with internal enquiries.

Candidates would benefit from having experience in:

– New business development

– B2B (Business to Business)

– Outbound calls

– Inbound enquiries

– Quoting

– Following-up and closing sales

A drive to succeed is essential for this role and previous sales or customer service experience would be advantageous. Excellent communication both verbally and written is a must.

IT Systems Technician – Based from Head Office, Stockton on Tees
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Due to a departmental restructure we now require an IT Systems Technician who will be responsible for IT user support, network infrastructure maintenance and support, Windows network domain administration, network performance and security, mobile device support (Android and IOS). This role will involve the candidate working closely within a team of dedicated IT technicians and following strict operational proccedures as well as procurment, configuration, deployment and monitoring of new server hardware and software, routing and switching equipment, firewalls and IP voice services.

The primary function will be to provide 1st and 2nd level IT support on a daily basis to both office based staff and field based engineers. This IT support will cover all aspects of hardware and software to ensure that the company’s daily business routine continues unabated from any IT and system problems.

Candidates must have previous experience in an IT Support role with exposure to a broad range of technologies, operating systems & environments, experience in installing, configuring and troubleshooting Windows Server & Desktop O/S based environments including Active Directory Management, Group Policy and general support issues.

Experience with virtualization technologies (i.e. Hyper V, VMware), SAN storage technologies and Virtual application/Thin client technologies such as Citrix Xen/Receiver would be an advantage.

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

 

 

Loading Systems Deputy Project Operations Manager – North
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Due to continued success our Loading Systems division is growing and this new vacancy represents an ideal opportunity to join a winning and commercially focussed team. The successful applicant will cover the North of the U.K and can be based at any one of our Northern based U.K offices in Manchester, Hull, Wakefield or Stockton – on – Tees.

The Loading Systems Deputy Project Operations Manager will predominantly manage and organize new & replacement installation works. Reporting into the Head of Loading Systems, responsibilities include the following:

  • Job creation, planning, and full control of Loading Systems Product installations with an emphasis on cost control and maintaining margins.
  • The day to day management of direct labour and sub-contract installation teams.
  • Sales support, surveys and quote generation.
  • Effective customer communications ensuring high satisfaction levels before, during and after the installation.
  • Technical & aftersales support.
  • Liaison and building relationships with our key Suppliers.
  • To be pro-active and energetic, seeking to get things done and at the same time deal with a variety of tasks.
  • Decision making, this can be at times in demanding circumstances/environment.
  • Relationship management and development / working as part of a team.
  • Achieving revenue and profit objectives, and targets.

Flexibility is the Key and other characteristics needed are strategic management capability, excellent communication skills, organisation, IT skills, Loading Systems experience and a full driving licence is essential.

This role is ideally suited to a candidate in the M62 corridor and mainly involves work north of Leicester, however also requires support of works anywhere in the UK where required, hence overnight stays will be required where necessary.

There would also be the potential to travel to our European suppliers for relevant training.

Full systems training will be provided, however the person will require excellent knowledge of all Loading Systems Products and installation procedures and will need to be “hands-on” where required.

This role attracts an excellent remuneration package including competitive salary, bonus, company car and pension.

Loading Systems Projects Engineer – North
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Due to continued success our Loading Systems division is growing and this new vacancy represents an ideal opportunity to join a winning and commercially focussed team.

The successful applicant will primarily cover the North of the U.K and can be based at any one of our Northern based U.K offices in Manchester, Hull, Wakefield or Stockton – on – Tees.

Reporting into the Head of Loading Systems, the role will involve the following:

  • Installation and removals of:- Sectional doors, Roller shutters, High speed doors, Dock levellers, Scissor lifts, Wheel restraints and ancillary equipment.
  • Working on own and also part of a 2 or 3 man team.
  • Occasional requirements to work with the Service division on planned Repairs and / or attend breakdowns or servicing.

The Ideal candidate will be from a Door Installation background with Electrical qualifications. CSCS / IPAF / PASMA and Fork lift truck qualifications are also advantageous.

Self-motivated and have the ability to show a high standard of workmanship whilst working under minimum supervision.

This role is ideally suited to a candidate in the M62 corridor, however also requires support of works anywhere in the UK where required, hence frequent overnight stays are part of the role for jobs which are not local.

There would also be the potential to travel to our European suppliers for relevant training.

The candidate should ideally also have experience of:

  • Installation / maintenance and repairs of all types of Loading Bay Equipment.
  • Handheld device knowledge – you will be required to use customer log on systems and company tablets.
  • Working independently and as part of a team.
  • The ability to weld and fabrication experience would also be beneficial.

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

Salary dependent on experience (plus overtime/bonus) including Company Pension, Staff Benefits plus funded training and career growth opportunities.

A valid driving licence is required in this role / company van will be provided.

Service Administrator – Based from Head Office, Stockton-on-Tees
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We require an organised and IT literate Administrator for our Escalator business stream, 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.

Loading Systems / Lifts Product Sales Executive (North)
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Product Sales Executive with proven sales record and willingness to travel invited to join our Loading Systems division due to business growth and expansion.

Due to continued success our Loading Systems division is growing and this vacancy represents an ideal opportunity for a self motivated sales person to join a winning and commercially focused team.

The successful applicant will cover the North of the U.K from Leicester upwards and can be based at any one of our Northern based U.K offices in Manchester, Hull, Wakefield or Stockton–on–Tees.

The ideal applicant will have knowledge of Loading Systems products (dock levellers, industrial doors and associated equipment) and scissor lifts or similar experience gained from an allied trade environment.

Candidates must have proven sales record achieved from new sales and repeat business. Effective interpersonal skills with the ability to foster good customer relations through excellent communication is essential. An electrical or mechanical qualification and or previous experience in this field is desirable as would a business related qualification .

  • The successful post holder will be responsible for;
  • Completing detailed site surveys Compiling quotes
  • Following up and closing sales
  • Building leads and developing customer relations
  • Meeting sales targets as part of business strategy

Training will be provided on our different products which will include occasional visits to our European suppliers. The role covers the North of the UK and the post holder will be required to travel including overnight stays.

Benefits include company car and performance related bonus.

Excellent OTE potential.

Lift Service/Call Out Engineer – South West (Cardiff / Bridgend / The Valleys)
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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 route will be covering the Cardiff / Bridgend / The Valleys.

The successful candidate will report to the Bristol 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.

Lift Installation/Modernisation Engineers – Northern and South East Areas
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We require Lift Installation/Modernisation Engineers for the Northern and South East areas. 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.

Trainee Lift Engineer – Based from the South West Office
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We require a Trainee Lift Engineer to be based within our engineering team covering the South West region. Main duties are to include assisting the Engineers in repairing and servicing a varied range of lifts including hydraulic goods, passenger lifts and machine room less lifts.

Full training and support will be given to the right applicants, with training up to NVQ Level 3.  Please note travelling is required within this job role so a full driving licence is also required as duties will involve driving.

When qualified, participation in an out of hours call rota will be required.

The successful candidate must be adaptable to meet customer’s needs, deliver excellent customer service and ideally have some electrical and or mechanical experience.

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 – South West (Bournemouth and Dorset)
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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 route will be covering the Bournemouth and Dorset area.

The successful candidate will report to the Bristol 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.

Lift Service/Call Out Engineer – South 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.  The requirement will be to send the Engineer to any point of the South West and Wales region. To carry out service and call out, for example during holiday cover, sickness cover or determined by the volume, back log of work in a particular part of the region.

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 route will cover throughout the South West region, and candidate must be based within 20 miles of the South West office BS20 7XE.

The successful candidates will report to the Bristol 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.

Lift Repairs Supervisor – Based from the Bristol Regional Office
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We are recruiting for a Lift Repairs Supervisor with excellent leadership and communication skills, to support the Customer Support Manager in all aspects of regional management and business development, responsibilities include the following:

  • Process orders, including control of stage payments
  • Carry out site inspections including scope of work, details of specifications, identification of parts required and programming of all works
  • Order parts to budget and ensure delivery to timescale
  • Maintain stock control
  • Liaise with customers to ensure client satisfaction and manage customer expectations
  • Supervise and support a team of Engineers, Labourers and Sub contractors
  • Motivate team to meet regional targets
  • Monitor workload ensuring completion of jobs to timescale
  • Process timesheets
  • Record and report on job closures and costings
  • Report on monthly completion figures
  • Generate client quotations
  • Maximise and generate repair sales

Candidates must possess a relevant Engineering and/or Electrical/Mechanical qualification. Previous lift experience, management experience is preferred but not essential and must hold a full driving licence.

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

Repairs Engineer – Based from Leeds Regional Office
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We require an experienced Repairs Engineer to join our Central Lift Maintenance and Repair business stream.

Working from our Leeds Office and around the Yorkshire/Nottingham region, the successful applicant will responsible for including:

  • Carrying out routine repairs, corrective maintenance and minor repairs to clients’ lifts
  • Installation of new controllers, door operators and hydraulic equipment
  • Completing small lift refurbishment type projects to a high standard

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 in:

  • All aspects of repairs within the industry
  • Qualified to or above NVQ level 3 (or apprenticeship + industry experience)
  • Valid driving licence – as company vehicle is provided for the role
  • Handheld device knowledge as you will be required to use customer log on systems and company tablets – training will be provided

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

Hourly rate dependent on experience (plus overtime/bonus) including 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 Service/Call Out Engineer – South West (Southampton and Berkshire)
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We require an experienced time served, NVQ3 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 route will be covering the Southampton and Berkshire area.

The successful candidates will report to the Bristol Office and a full driving licence is essential.

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I joined in November 2014 as an apprentice completing an NVQ level 2 in Business & Administration. I am now completing my level 3 NVQ and I look forward to growing in my role further.

Rebecca Sanders

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
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P.O. Box 19
Stockton on Tees
Cleveland
TS20 2AD

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

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