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.
Regional Sales Manager – Based in the South
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We are looking to recruit a dynamic, self-driven, experienced Regional Sales Manager with commercial focus and excellent managerial skills.

Previous experience in Service Contract Sales is critical and a proven sales record gained within a similar industry is essential. Applicants need to have excellent attention to detail as well as excellent communication skills.

The applicant will be required to:

  • Demonstrate a proven sales track record
  • Generating and building leads and developing customer relationships
  • Analyse tenders where necessary
  • Have experience in following up and closing sales opportunities
  • Hold a full driving license and be computer literate
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.

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 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.

Credit Controller / Cash Allocator – Based at Head Office in Stockton On Tees
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We have a vacancy for an experienced Credit Controller to join an established Accounts team. The role covers all aspects of Operational cash collection and recovery of outstanding invoices. This role includes overseeing sales ledgers covering Key Accounts, General Service and Maintenance Accounts also Lift & Access products.

Duties include:

  • All aspects of cash collection including contacting customers by telephone, email and letters in line with agreed process to maximise the collection of outstanding invoices on the ledgers
  • Reconciliation of balances and transactions including allocation of daily cash receipts
  • General housekeeping of the same accounts
  • Issuing of statements, reminders and staged recovery letters to customers
  • Liaising internally and externally to resolve disputed transactions including to solicitor and County Court level
  • Internal communication with operational staff regarding changes to customer details, invoicing rates, key account information and area management of accounts
  • Reception cover for break times, lunches, holiday cover and absences
  • General Accounts and Administration during busy periods and for cover

Applicants should have excellent communication skills and computer skills are essential.

Experience working with SAGE 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.

Central Customer Operations Administrator – Based from Head Office in Stockton On Tees
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We require an organised, reliable and IT literate Administrator to provide an efficient and seamless administration service within our Central Services Department.

The role will cover the following areas.

  • To work as part of a busy and committed team
  • Provide an excellent customer service to external clients via telephone
  • Effective administration processing
  • Accurately maintain the in house service management system and external customer service management systems
  • Be able to demonstrate excellent customer service skills and be able to work in a fast moving environment
  • Professional and confident telephone manner
  • Good IT skills and excellent communication skills are essential as well as a proactive and responsible approach.

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 – Based in West Midlands
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We require an engineer for our Loading Systems South 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 maintenance and repairs of Loading Bay Equipment. The ability to weld alongside any electrical experience.

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.

 

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.

IT Systems Technician – Based from Head Office in 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 procedures as well as procurement, 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 and 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 Project Sales Executive (North)
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We require a Loading Systems Project Sales Executive to cover the North of the UK from Leicester upwards. The role can be based out of any one of our Northern Offices in Leeds, Manchester or Stockton.

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

  • Loading Systems (Scissor Lifts, Dock Levellers, Industrial Doors and associated equipment)
  • 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.

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.

 

Loading Systems Engineer – Based around Stoke and Manchester area
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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 maintenance and repairs of Loading Bay Equipment, preferably with a relevant NVQ. The ability to weld and any electrical experience would also be beneficial.

Candidates must hold a full UK driving licence.

Lift Call and Service Engineer – Scotland
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We require an experienced, time-served NVQ 3 qualified Lift Call and Service Engineer to carry-out minor repairs and maintenance 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 Scotland Regional Office and will have a designated route within the Scotland region. A full driving licence is essential.

All Engineers are equipped with 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.

Technician – Lifts
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We require an experienced time served NVQ 4 or equivalent qualified Technician to work within the field to provide technical support and troubleshooting to lift regional offices.  Primarily covering the Midlands and South West regions, with occasional requirement throughout the UK. You will also be required to carry out comprehensive testing of various lift installations from newly installed, major refurbishments, minor repairs, along with supplementary tests as required.

This represents an ideal career opportunity for a technically sound and experienced Lift Engineer with excellent diagnostic skills, a methodical approach to resolving electrical and mechanical faults and a breadth of knowledge of various Lift manufacturers and component parts gained from experience of working on various lift types.

The successful candidate must have excellent organisational skills gained from previous experience of prioritising their own workload involving reactive maintenance and troubleshooting.  The ideal candidate will possess effective communication skills demonstrated by previous successful experiences of dealing with face to face customers and other Engineers and trades.  Candidates should have excellent P.C skills and knowledge of MS word as the role requires visit reports producing in real time and the delivery of comprehensively written technical reports. The successful candidate will report to the Midlands and South West Regional Manager and overnight stays are also a requirement within the role.

A competitive salary along with a Company car, mobile phone, laptop and test tools are provided.

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 – London North
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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 Romford office and cover a designated route area over North London area.  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 – Based from the Redditch Regional Office
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We require an experienced time serviced NVQ 3 or equivalent qualified Lift Engineer to carry-out routine servicing, corrective maintenance and minor repairs on clients’ lifts to a high standard. The route will be covering the Midlands.

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 Redditch Regional Office and a full driving licence is essential.

All Engineers are equipped with Company van, mobile phone, tablet and provided with a Company Induction and on-going training opportunities.  We also offer 25 days’ holiday, Bank Holidays, pension scheme and employee benefit scheme offering hotel discounts.

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 South Region reporting into the Redditch Regional Office
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We require an Engineer for our Loading Systems South 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 maintenance and repairs of Loading Bay Equipment, preferably with a relevant NVQ level 3. The ability to weld and any electrical experience would also be beneficial.

Candidates must hold a full UK driving licence.

Loading Systems Service Manager – Based from our Redditch Regional Office
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We have a requirement for an experienced Loading Systems Service Manager with commercial focus and excellent managerial skills to lead our Loading Systems South Operations Department from the Redditch region.

The candidate will be responsible for customer satisfaction, achieving budgets and managing a team of staff and engineers covering the Midlands/Southern area of the UK.

Candidates must have a background in management in the Engineering Service sector, along with an Engineering and/or Electrical/Mechanical qualification.

Previous experience of leading a team and customer relationship management within a service sector environment is essential.

Loading Systems experience and knowledge of Loading Bay applications such as Dock Levellers, Industrial Doors and Scissor Lift is desirable.

A full driving Licence and PC Literacy is also essential.

 

Technical Sales Engineer – Based from the South Coast Office
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Due to continued expansion, we require an experienced Technical Sales Engineer to join our Management team based from the South Coast Office, Burgess Hill.

A lift qualification would be an advantage (NVQ3) and the ability to assess and quote for lift repairs up to and including controller changes. There will be a requirement to order parts, manage repairs and communicate on a daily basis with our Customers.

The ideal candidate should have excellent customer service skills, be self-motivated and able to work within a team or as an individual. The successful candidate will report to the Management Team at the South Coast Regional Office and will work throughout this region.

Lift Service/Call Out Engineer – Based from the South West Office
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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.

Procurement Administrator – Based at Head Office
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We require a Procurement Administrator to provide diverse administration and organisational support to the Procurement Department.

The key duties of this post will include:

  • Provide general administration and organisational support to the Procurement team
  • Data input to internal IT system
  • Create product codes within the accepted time frame
  • Monitor and challenge price deviations
  • Liaise with internal departments to determine purchasing needs, specifications and areas of standardisation
  • Expedite the delivery of products/services to ensure delivery to the correct destination at the required time
  • Assist in monitoring suppliers performance
  • Reducing stock where possible and monitoring stock levels to maximise business efficiency
  • Hire/ De Hire of equipment
  • Stationery ordering for all business units

It will be an advantage if the successful candidate has the following skills:

  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills both written & oral.
  • Ability to prioritise a busy workload.
  • Self motivated and ability to work on own initiative with limited supervision.
  • A methodical and organized approach to work.
Lift Service/Call Out Engineer – South West
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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 successful candidates will report to the Bristol Office and cover a designated route area over Cornwall / Plymouth. 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.

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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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