CAREERS
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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.

Why work at Pickerings Lifts? The company benefits we offer…

  • 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays
  • Reimbursement towards sight tests
  • Online company discount benefit site, including high street shopping, gyms and leisure
  • Employee assistance programme, offering health and well-being support
  • Free annual flu jab
  • Company contribution towards staff festive events
  • Quarterly staff awards
  • A dedicated training and development programme as well as opportunities to gain qualifications
  • Recruitment bonus
  • An opportunity to work with a hard-working, highly-skilled and dedicated team of people across the country

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Find out more about our apprenticeships.

Lift Service & Call-Out Engineer | Lift Maintenance & Repair | Covering Midlands and Surrounding Areas (Birmingham, Worcester, Oxford and Market Drayton)
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Lift Service & Call-Out Engineer | Covering Midlands and Surrounding Areas

Birmingham, Worcester, Oxford and Market Drayton

Responsible for undertaking lift maintenance and minor lift repairs across the given route including out of hours responsibilities.

Engineer will cover Midlands and surrounding areas; Birmingham, Worcester, Oxford and Market Drayton.

Main Duties:

  • To carry out the electrical and mechanical maintenance of all types of goods, passenger and service lifts and lifting equipment
  • To report service / repair requirements / defects to encourage improvements in lift equipment and safety
  • To complete maintenance schedules in accordance with agreed service contracts
  • To actively participate in an on-call rota within Birmingham, Worcester, Oxford and Market Drayton
  • Conform to and utilise best practice within health and safety at all times
  • To work with various engineers and trainee engineers as and when directed
  • To liaise with customers as and when required

Person Specification:

  • To follow company instruction and directions to ensure safe working practice
  • To be customer focused with the ability to maintain a professional attitude at all times
  • To communicate using company systems and devices (tablet and phone)
  • To provide good organisational skills and to prioritise required tasks
  • To self-motivate and attend company training as available
  • Hold a full clean driving licence and be willing to travel

Qualifications/Experience:

  • Qualified to or above NVQ Level 3 (or equivalent) in a lift engineering discipline
  • To provide the company copies of any previous lift related qualifications certificates and/or any mechanical/electrical experience and/or a relevant engineering or electrical qualifications

In addition to the above, the post-holder will also be required to undertake additional duties as appropriate to the nature and level of the role.

Lift Service & Call-Out Engineer | Lift Maintenance & Repair | Covering Bristol and Surrounding Areas
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Lift Service & Call-Out Engineer | Lift Maintenance & Repair | Covering Bristol and Surrounding Areas

 

Responsible for undertaking lift maintenance and minor lift repairs across the given route including out of hours responsibilities. Engineer will cover Bristol and surrounding areas.


Main Duties:

  • To carry out the electrical and mechanical maintenance of all types of goods, passenger and service lifts and lifting equipment
  • To report service / repair requirements / defects to encourage improvements in lift equipment and safety
  • To complete maintenance schedules in accordance with agreed service contracts
  • To actively participate in an on-call rota within Bristol and surrounding areas
  • Conform to and utilise best practice within health and safety at all times
  • To work with various engineers and trainee engineers as and when directed
  • To liaise with customers as and when required

Person Specification:

  • To follow company instruction and directions to ensure safe working practice
  • To be customer focused with the ability to maintain a professional attitude at all times
  • To communicate using company systems and devices (tablet and phone)
  • To provide good organisational skills and to prioritise required tasks
  • To self-motivate and attend company training as available
  • Hold a full clean driving licence and be willing to travel

Qualifications/Experience:

  • Qualified to or above NVQ Level 3 (or equivalent) in a lift engineering discipline
  • To provide the company copies of any previous lift related qualifications certificates and/or any mechanical/electrical experience and/or a relevant engineering or electrical qualifications

In addition to the above, the post-holder will also be required to undertake additional duties as appropriate to the nature and level of the role.

Lift Service & Call-Out Engineer | Lift Maintenance & Repair | Covering Swindon, Salisbury and Newbury Area
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Lift Service & Call-Out Engineer | Lift Maintenance & Repair | Covering Swindon, Salisbury and Newbury Area

 

Responsible for undertaking lift maintenance and minor lift repairs across the given route including out of hours responsibilities. Engineer will cover Swindon, Salisbury and Newbury Area.


Main Duties:

  • To carry out the electrical and mechanical maintenance of all types of goods, passenger and service lifts and lifting equipment
  • To report service / repair requirements / defects to encourage improvements in lift equipment and safety
  • To complete maintenance schedules in accordance with agreed Service Contracts
  • To actively participate in an on-call rota within the Swindon, Salisbury and Newbury Area
  • Conform to and utilise best practice within Health and Safety at all times
  • To work with various Engineers and Trainee Engineers as and when directed
  • To liaise with customers as and when required

Person Specification:

  • To follow company instruction and directions to ensure safe working practice
  • To be customer focused with the ability to maintain a professional attitude at all times
  • To communicate using company systems and devices (tablet and phone)
  • To provide good organisational skills and to prioritise required tasks
  • To self-motivate and attend company training as available
  • Hold a full clean driving licence and be willing to travel

Qualifications/Experience:

  • Qualified to or above NVQ Level 3 (or equivalent) in a lift engineering discipline
  • To provide the company copies of any previous lift related qualifications certificates and/or any mechanical/electrical experience and/or a relevant engineering or electrical qualifications

In addition to the above, the post-holder will also be required to undertake additional duties as appropriate to the nature and level of the role.

Service Administrator | Lift Maintenance & Repair | South West Regional Office
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Service Administrator | Lift Maintenance & Repair | South West Regional Office

 

Responsible to provide an efficient and seamless administration service to the regional office.


Main duties:

  • To provide a professional and courteous telephone service to internal and external customers
  • To schedule service visits with customers each month
  • To manage the reactive call work stream
  • To schedule new service contracts on the in-house maintenance system
  • To ensure all paperwork is appropriately distributed internally and externally
  • To capture all office data as required within the general administration remit
  • Process and verify all engineers’ worksheets
  • Co-ordinate engineers movements for both reactive and preventative works
  • Prepare timesheets each week
  • Constant communication with customers
  • Provide administration assistance to all business units as required
  • Any other duties as required by management

Person specification:

Desirable

  • NVQ Level 2 or above in Business Administration or Customer Service

Essential

  • Ability to prioritise competing workloads whilst under pressure
  • Be able to demonstrate commercial acumen
  • Excellent IT Skills (Microsoft word and use of customer portals)
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Professional telephone manner
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral
  • Effective time management skills

In addition to the above, the post-holder will also be required to undertake additional duties as appropriate to the nature and level of the role.

Lift Service & Call-Out Engineer | Lift Maintenance & Repair | Covering Southampton and Newbury Area
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Lift Service & Call-Out Engineer | Lift Maintenance & Repair | Covering Southampton and Newbury Area

 

Responsible for undertaking lift maintenance and minor lift repairs across the given route including out of hours responsibilities. Engineer will cover Southampton and Newbury area.


Main Duties:

  • To carry out the electrical and mechanical maintenance of all types of goods, passenger, service lifts and lifting equipment
  • To report service / repair requirements / defects to encourage improvements in lift equipment and safety
  • To complete maintenance schedules in accordance with agreed service contracts
  • To actively participate in an on-call rota within the Southampton and Newbury area
  • Conform to and utilise best practice within health and safety at all times
  • To work with various engineers and trainee engineers as and when directed
  • To liaise with customers as and when required

Person Specification:

  • To follow company instruction and directions to ensure safe working practice
  • To be customer focused with the ability to maintain a professional attitude at all times
  • To communicate using company systems and devices (tablet and phone)
  • To provide good organisational skills and to prioritise required tasks
  • To self-motivate and attend company training as available
  • Hold a full clean driving licence and be willing to travel

Qualifications/Experience:

  • Qualified to or above NVQ Level 3 (or equivalent) in a lift engineering discipline
  • To provide the company copies of any previous lift related qualifications certificates and/or any mechanical/electrical experience and/or a relevant engineering or electrical qualifications

In addition to the above, the post-holder will also be required to undertake additional duties as appropriate to the nature and level of the role.

Lift Service & Call-Out Engineer | Lift Maintenance & Repair | Covering Hull and East Yorkshire
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Lift Service & Call-Out Engineer | Lift Maintenance & Repair | Covering Hull and East Yorkshire

 

Responsible for undertaking lift maintenance and minor lift repairs across the given route including out of hours responsibilities. Engineer will cover Hull and East Yorkshire.


Main Duties:

  • To carry out the electrical and mechanical maintenance of all types of goods, passenger, service lifts and lifting equipment
  • To report service / repair requirements / defects to encourage improvements in lift equipment and safety
  • To complete maintenance schedules in accordance with agreed service contracts
  • To actively participate in an on-call rota
  • Conform to and utilise best practice within health and safety at all times
  • To work with various engineers and trainee engineers as and when directed
  • To liaise with customers as and when required

Person Specification:

  • To follow company instruction and directions to ensure safe working practice
  • To be customer focused with the ability to maintain a professional attitude at all times
  • To communicate using company systems and devices (tablet and phone)
  • To provide good organisational skills and to prioritise required tasks
  • To self-motivate and attend company training as available
  • Hold a full clean driving licence and be willing to travel

Qualifications/Experience:

  • Qualified to or above NVQ Level 3 (or equivalent) in a lift engineering discipline
  • To provide the company copies of any previous lift related qualifications certificates and/or any mechanical/electrical experience and/or a relevant engineering or electrical qualifications

In addition to the above, the post-holder will also be required to undertake additional duties as appropriate to the nature and level of the role.

Storesperson | Loading Systems – South
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Storesperson | Loading Systems – South | Job Description

Responsible for:

To manage, control and organise stock of industrial components, spare parts and tooling at our Loading Systems Redditch office.  Reporting to the Regional Manager, your key responsibility will manage the store area, the booking in of parts and the allocation to jobs.

Main Duties:

  • Control of stock.
  • Maintenance of stock records.
  • Ensuring accuracy of stock.
  • Checking in goods received.
  • Allocation of parts to jobs.
  • Ordering consumable items.
  • Organisation of stores area.
  • Liaising with colleagues, customers and suppliers.
  • Ensuring the workshop and stores areas are maintained and organised to a high level.

 

Person specification:

  • Relevant Stores Management and/or Engineering experience.
  • Experience in an industrial / mechanical engineering environment.
  • IT literate, familiar with MS Excel, Word and Outlook.

 

Central Customer Operations Administrator | Head Office, Stockton-on-Tees
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Central Customer Operations Administrator | Head Office, Stockton-on-Tees

 

Responsible for:

Providing effective administration processing and accurately maintaining the in house service management system and external customer service management systems. Providing excellent customer service to external clients via telephone.

Reporting to: Head of Central Services

Location: Head Office, Stockton-on-Tees


Main Duties:

  • To work as part of a busy and committed team
  • To liaise with customers by telephone and email, dealing with all enquiries in a timely manner
  • Liaising with Key Account Managers, Customer Support Managers, Engineers and Central Customer Operations team to provide service to Key Account Customers in line with our Service Level Agreements
  • Develop and maintain effective external and internal customer relationships
  • Effective administration processing
  • Deliver timely reporting to external customers in line with our contractual obligations
  • Provide assistance to engineers and Regional Offices to enable them to meet our service contracts
  • Accurately maintain the in house service management system and external customer service management systems

Person Specification:

  • NVQ Level 2 or above in Business Administration and or Customer Service (or equivalent)
  • Be able to demonstrate excellent customer service skills and be able to work in a fast moving environment
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Effective time management skills
  • Professional and confident telephone manner
  • Good IT skills and excellent communication skills are essential as well as a proactive and responsible approach

In addition to the above, the post-holder will also be required to undertake additional duties as appropriate to the nature and level of the role.

Lift Service Call-Out Engineer | Lift Maintenance & Repair | Covering Wembley, Harrow and Hendon Area
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Lift Service Call-Out Engineer | Lift Maintenance & Repair | Covering Wembley, Harrow and Hendon Area

 

Due to business growth we require an experienced time served, NVQ Level 3 or equivalent qualified lift engineer to carry out routine servicing, corrective maintenance and minor repairs to clients’ lifts.


Responsible for

Lift Maintenance and Repair in designated geographical area of Wembley, Harrow and Hendon area.


Main Duties

  • Undertake maintenance and repair duties as directed by regional manager
  • To carry out the maintenance and repair of all types of goods, passenger and service lifts
  • To report service / repair requirements / defects to encourage improvements in lift equipment and safety
  • To complete maintenance schedules in accordance with agreed service contracts
  • To logon and off customers system portals
  • To actively participate in an on-call rota within the defined geographical area
  • Conform to and utilise best practice within health and safety at all times
  • To work with various engineers and trainee engineers as and when directed
  • To liaise with customers as and when required

Person Specification

  • To follow company instruction and directions to ensure safe working practice
  • To be customer focused with the ability to maintain a professional attitude at all times
  • To communicate using company systems and devices (tablet and phone)
  • To provide good organisational skills and to prioritise required tasks
  • To self-motivate and attend company training as available
  • Hold a full clean driving licence and be willing to travel
  • NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in Lift Maintenance and or min. five years industry experience.

Qualifications/Experience

• To provide the company copies of any previous lift related qualifications certificates and/or any mechanical/electrical experience and/or a relevant engineering or electrical qualifications.


In addition to the above, the post-holder will also be required to undertake additional duties as appropriate to the nature and level of the role.

Lift Service Call-Out Engineer | Lift Maintenance & Repair | Covering Uxbridge, Hayes, High Wycombe and Slough Area
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Lift Service Call-Out Engineer | Lift Maintenance & Repair | Covering Uxbridge, Hayes, High Wycombe and Slough Area

 

Due to business growth we require an experienced time served, NVQ Level 3 or equivalent qualified lift engineer to carry out routine servicing, corrective maintenance and minor repairs to clients’ lifts.


Responsible for

Lift Maintenance and Repair in designated geographical area of Uxbridge, Hayes, High Wycombe and Slough area.


Main Duties

  • Undertake maintenance and repair duties as directed by regional manager
  • To carry out the maintenance and repair of all types of goods, passenger and service lifts
  • To report service / repair requirements / defects to encourage improvements in lift equipment and safety
  • To complete maintenance schedules in accordance with agreed service contracts
  • To logon and off customers system portals
  • To actively participate in an on-call rota within the defined geographical area
  • Conform to and utilise best practice within health and safety at all times
  • To work with various engineers and trainee engineers as and when directed
  • To liaise with customers as and when required

Person Specification

  • To follow company instruction and directions to ensure safe working practice
  • To be customer focused with the ability to maintain a professional attitude at all times
  • To communicate using company systems and devices (tablet and phone)
  • To provide good organisational skills and to prioritise required tasks
  • To self-motivate and attend company training as available
  • Hold a full clean driving licence and be willing to travel
  • NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in Lift Maintenance and or min. five years industry experience.

Qualifications/Experience

• To provide the company copies of any previous lift related qualifications certificates and/or any mechanical/electrical experience and/or a relevant engineering or electrical qualifications.


In addition to the above, the post-holder will also be required to undertake additional duties as appropriate to the nature and level of the role.

Lead Repair Engineer | Scotland Regional Office
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Lead Repair Engineer | Scotland Regional Office

 

This vacancy represents an ideal opportunity to join a winning and commercially focussed team. The successful applicant will work throughout Scotland.

Main Duties

  • The role will be predominantly the completion of a wide range of technical repairs to include, control systems, re-roping, door operators, hydraulic repairs, on a variety of different manufacturers and types of lifts as well as the routine call-outs and lift maintenance as required
  • The ability to lead and work as a part of a team of engineers completing repairs to a very high standard
  • The ability to train and mentor trainee lift engineers
  • With the ability to liaise with managers, engineers and customers on a day- to- day basis, giving support as required
  • Reporting to the management team at the Scotland Regional Office and will be required to work throughout the Scottish region
  • Participate in the out of hours call-out rota
  • A full driving licence is essential

Skills & Experience

  • Time served NVQ Level 3 or equivalent
  • Must possess a relevant Engineering and/or Electrical/Mechanical qualification
  • Excellent Leadership skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Self-motivated

In addition to the above, the post-holder will also be required to undertake additional duties as appropriate to the nature and level of the role.

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

All Engineers are equipped with a company van, mobile phone and android tablet as well as being provided with a company induction and on-going training opportunities. If you are seeking an exciting opportunity with a business that believes in developing all its employees, offering real career progression, then this is the company and role for you.

 

 

Product Installation Manager | Loading Systems – South
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Product Installation Manager | Loading Systems – South | Job Description

Responsible for:

The Product Installation Manager will be responsible for the creation, planning and execution of Loading Systems Project works. To fully liaise with the Customer / end user / associated contractors and third parties to effect the works in an efficient and controlled manner. To control the direct or sub-contract labour and ensure job margins are maintained.

Main Duties:

  • Conducting and completing detailed site surveys
  • Building on existing and new relationships with customers
  • Building relationships with relevant LS service staff members
  • Building relations with our product suppliers.
  • Attend regular update & strategy meetings.
  • Achieving revenue and profit objectives, and targets.
  • Ordering of materials for jobs in a timely manner ready for job start.
  • Stock control of common used parts.
  • Technical and after-job support.
  • Full control of Installation Engineers, including recruiting & managing on a day to day basis.

Other duties when required:

  • Produce quotations, complete tenders, proposals in accordance with company standards and polices.
  • Identify sales opportunities and follow-up and close sales.
  • Hands-on / carrying out the installation works (only in critical emergency situations).

Person specification:

  • Dynamic, self-driven, commercially focus individual with a previous proven project management background with excellent managerial skills.
  • Highly-motivated, with the ability to build and maintain relationships.
  • Willing to travel, stay away on occasions and must hold a full driving licence.
Office Administrator | Mobility | Leeds
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Office Administrator | Mobility | Leeds

Responsible for:
To provide an efficient and seamless administration service to the Regional Office.

Main duties:

  • To provide a professional and courteous telephone service to internal and external customers
  • To manage the reactive call work stream as well as reactive maintenance visits
  • To 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 review quotations and orders for specific clients to meet defined targets
  • To ensure all paperwork is appropriately filed
  • To capture all office data as required within the general administration remit
  • Process and verify all engineers’ paperwork
  • Prepare timesheets
  • Constant communication with customers
  • Daily control of engineer’s job loading
  • Provide administration assistance to all business units as required
  • Any other duties as required by management

Person specification:

  • NVQ Level 2 or above in Business Administration or Customer Service
  • Be able to demonstrate commercial acumen
  • Excellent IT Skills (Microsoft word)
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Professional telephone manner
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral
  • Effective time management skills

In addition to the above, the post-holder will also be required to undertake additional duties as appropriate to the nature and level of the role.

Regional Manager | Loading Systems – South | Midlands
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Regional Manager | Loading Systems – South | Midlands

Responsible for managing a regional office in line with Loading Systems maintenance business stream strategy.


Main duties

  • Management of maintenance activities within the southern region in line with company strategy and site policies
  • Responsible for making decisions on executing the PPM portfolio, corrective maintenance and reactive maintenance to achieve the set targets and contractual KPI’s
  • Attaining and controlling budgets and managing a team of staff and engineers
  • Develop, guide, direct, motivate and manage the performance of all direct reports in line with the Performance Management System to assist in the realisation of their potential and to enhance their knowledge-based skills
  • Provide a hands on leadership style, responsible for creating a customer focused culture that is based on delivering results, transparency and trust, whilst building organisational capability and empowerment of employees
  • Analyse the training requirements of employees within the area managed, and arrange for relevant training to take plac
  • Develop, implement and communicate improved processes, policies and procedures on a continuous basis, always seeking greater efficiencies and higher customer satisfaction
  • Maximise communication and synergy between the business units and other Loading Systems departments
  • Organise and attend regular staff meetings, using them as a basis for the development of consistent standards in quality working and behaviour
  • Manage health and safety of all employees in the region
  • Manage customer expectations and escalations
  • Attend site or customer meetings as required

Person specification:

  • Relevant Engineering and/or Electrical/Mechanical qualification
  • Experience of leading a team, including field based engineers and customer relationship management within a service sector environment is essential
  • Experience in the loading bay and/or industrial door sector is preferable
  • IT literate with experience of quoting and processing repairs through a full cycle to completion
  • A full driving licence is essential

In addition to the above, the post-holder will also be required to undertake additional duties as appropriate to the nature and level of the role.

 

Lift Service & Call-Out Engineer | London North Regional Office
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Lift Service & Call-Out Engineer | London North Regional Office

Responsible for lift maintenance and repair in designated geographical area.

Due to business growth we require an experienced time served, NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in lift maintenance, qualified lift engineer, to carry out routine servicing, corrective maintenance and minor repairs to clients’ lifts.

Main duties:

  • Undertake maintenance and repair duties as directed by regional manager
  • To carry out the maintenance and repair of all types of goods, passenger and service lifts
  • To report service / repair requirements / defects to encourage improvements in lift equipment and safety
  • To complete maintenance schedules in accordance with agreed service contracts
  • To log on and off customers system portals
  • To actively participate in an on-call rota within the defined geographical area
  • Conform to and utilise best practice within health and safety at all times
  • To work with various engineers and trainee engineers as and when directed
  • To liaise with customers as and when required

Person specification:

  • To follow company instruction and directions to ensure safe working practice
  • To be customer focused with the ability to maintain a professional attitude at-all-times
  • To communicate using company systems and devices (tablet and phone)
  • To provide good organisational skills and to prioritise required tasks
  • To self-motivate and attend company training as available
  • Hold a full clean driving licence and be willing to travel
  • NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in lift maintenance and/or minimum five years industry experience

Qualifications/experience:

To provide the company copies of any previous lift related qualifications certificates and/or any mechanical/electrical experience and/or a relevant engineering or electrical qualifications.

In addition to the above, the post-holder will also be required to undertake additional duties as appropriate to the nature and level of the role.

Operations Manager | Lift Maintenance and Repair | Manchester
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Operations Manager| Lift Maintenance and Repair | North West Regional Office (Manchester)

Responsible for:

Oversee day to day running of repair portfolio in order to deliver an efficient and effective lift repair service to clients.

Main duties:

  • 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 a team of engineers, labourers and subcontractors
  • 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

Person specification:

  • Previous supervisory experience
  • Preferred Qualified / time served Lift Engineer
  • IT skills (Microsoft)
  • Full driving licence

In addition to the above, the post-holder will also be required to undertake additional duties as appropriate to the nature and level of the role.

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

Technical Support Engineer | South West Regional Office
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Technical Support Engineer, based from the South West Regional Office

We require an experienced time served NVQ Level 4 or equivalent qualified technical support engineer with excellent leadership, communication skills and commercial focus in support of the South West regional office

The role will include;

  • Trouble shooting on problematic lifts
  • Testing of modernisations
  • Completing technical repairs as well as the routine call-outs and lift maintenance.
  • Liaise with management, engineers and customers on a day-to-day basis, providing support with technical queries as required

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
  • Possess the relevant engineering and/or electrical/mechanical qualification
  • Have full driving licence

The successful candidate will report to the management team at the South West regional office and will work throughout the region.

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

Repair Manager | Lift Maintenance and Repair | London South
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Repair Manager | Lift Maintenance and Repair | London South

Main Duties

  • Raising quotations after call-outs, services, repairs amongst others
  • Open jobs on our in-house system, including identifying and ordering parts
  • Scheduling of all repairs from minor to major works creating and sending CPP or RAMS as necessary whilst maintaining effective communication with the customer
  • The ability to manage engineers on a day-to-day basis giving support with technical queries as required
  • Carry out site survey and audits
  • Carry out Toolbox Talks

Ideal candidates will be self-motivated and have the ability to show a high standard of work, 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 as well as EOR 202
  • Ability to prioritise and plan workload
  • Ability to work accurately and quickly in a fast moving B2B and consumer market
  • Full valid UK driving licence

In addition to the above, the post-holder will also be required to undertake additional duties as appropriate to the nature and level of the role.

Repair Supervisor | Lift Maintenance and Repair | London North
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Responsible for:

  • The operational delivery of all aspects of the Regional Office. Delivered on time, within budget, in compliance with Health & Safety legislation and the company’s processes and procedures.

  • Working closely with the CSM and SP&RM to deliver all aspects of the regional office.

Main Duties:

  • Managing the repair process, to include but not exhaustive, compiling quotes, the booking, planning and organising of repair engineers, managing the lift off report, providing CSM with weekly forecast, identifying, sourcing, requesting and booking in parts.
  • Provide front line support to engineers, either over the phone or on site.
  • Carry out dilapidations, lift condition reports, detailed surveys, site visits, quality audits, joint engineer visits, customer meetings, subject to 6 month review.
  • Delivering tool box talks, providing phone support, escalation for on call engineers

Person specification:

  • Must possess experience in team leadership, technical skills and customer relationship management. Previous lift industry experience is preferred but not essential.
  • Be self-motivated, have great customer service skills and have the ability to demonstrate a high standard of workmanship whilst working under minimum supervision.
  • Must hold a current valid driving licence.
  • Some computer knowledge – as you will be required to use Pickerings systems, word documents, email and excel products.
  • Qualified to or above NVQ3 (or equivalent) in a lift engineering discipline.
  •  Must be willing to undertake further training as required.

In addition to the above, the post-holder will also be required to undertake additional duties as appropriate to the nature and level of the role.

Loading Systems Service & Repair Engineer | East Midlands and South East England
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Loading Systems Service & Repair Engineer | East Midlands and South East England

Reporting to:

Regional Manager

Responsible for:

Undertaking and managing efficiently, a loading systems maintenance route within a defined geographical area, East Midlands and South East England.

Main duties:

  • To be proficient in carrying out service and call out/ repairs on loading systems equipment including Industrial doors, dock levelers (mechanical & hydraulic), scissor lifts & vehicle restraints.
  • Follow all service check sheets, on completion of service compile detailed report for any additional work to be carried out.
  • Complete maintenance schedules in accordance with agreed service contracts.
  • Undertake minor repair duties, as directed.
  • Actively participate in an on-call rota within the region.
  • Conform to and utilise best practice within Health & Safety at all times.

Person specification:

  • Full driving licence is essential.
  • Willingness to undertake ongoing health and safety training as directed by the company’s QHSE department, keeping up to date with the latest health and safety guidelines and training.
  • Possess excellent communication skills both written and oral.
  • Possess industry recognized qualifications & training to demonstrate competency including; IPAF, PASMA, NVQ Level 2 in Loading Bay Equipment.
  • Relevant experience and or qualifications in an allied trade.
  • Willingness to undertake competency, product and health & safety training.

In addition to the above, the post-holder will also be required to undertake additional duties as appropriate to the nature and level of the role.

Lift Service / Call-out Engineer | Scotland
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Reporting to:

Les Robertson, Regional Manager

Location:

Glasgow Office 

Responsible for:

Lift Service, maintenance, call-out and repair in Scotland. Carrying out Routine Maintenance, attending to call outs and completion of repairs to customer lifts and completion of jobs sheets and customer paperwork etc.

Main Duties:

  • Minor repairs, corrective maintenance, and routine servicing on customer sites / lifts
  • Participating in an out of hours call out on a rota basis
  • Completion of job sheets electronic and manual as well as customer paperwork where necessary (electronic and manual) as well as logging onto / off customer systems as required

Person Specification:

  • Be self-motivated, have great customer service skills and have the ability to show a high standard of workmanship whilst working under minimum supervision
  • Must hold a valid driving licence
  • Computer knowledge – as you will be required to use customer log on systems and company tablets
  • Qualified to or above NVQ3 (or equivalent) in a lift engineering discipline
  • Be able to work as part of a team
  • Good Communication skills
  • Must have a “can do” approach to work and work for the good of the business
  • Must be willing to undertake further training as required

In addition to the above the post-holder will be required to undertake additional duties as appropriate to the nature and level of the role.

Loading Systems Project Engineer | Manchester, Leeds & Northampton
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Loading Systems Project Engineer |Manchester, Leeds & Northampton

Reporting to: Project Manager

We are looking to recruit a project focused engineer for the national installation of Loading Systems. The ideal candidate would have extensive hydraulic, electric and fabrication experience, but not necessarily within this industry, as allied trade experience would suffice.

Due to continued success our Loading Systems division is growing and this vacancy represents an ideal opportunity to join a winning and commercially focussed team. The successful applicant will primarily cover Manchester, Leeds, and Northampton area. Candidates should be willing to travel nationwide and hold a full UK driving license, as well as willingness to be site based for the duration of projects until completion.

Main Duties:

  • Installation and removal of Loading Systems Products including (but not limited to) sectional doors, roller shutters, high speed doors, dock levellers, load houses, scissor lifts, vehicle restraints, control panels, dock seals & shelters, traffic lights, wheel guides, buffers and ancillary equipment.
  • Hydraulic, electrical installation and fabrication works.
  • Working on own and also part of a 2 or 3 person team.
  • Occasional requirements to work with the Service division on planned repairs and / or attend breakdowns or servicing.
  • Occasional site surveys for pricing and specification prior to order.
  • Occasional office work as and when required to support project jobs.

Person specification:

  • Loading Systems background with experience of installation and modernisation works.
  • Electrical qualification preferred (not essential depending on experience).
  • Welding qualification preferred (not essential depending on experience).
  • CSCS or NVQ / IPAF / PASMA and fork lift truck qualifications.
  • Self-motivated and have the ability to show a high standard of workmanship whilst working under minimum supervision.
  • Valid driving license is required in this role. A company van will be provided.
  • Willingness to undertake nationwide travel, as well as being site-based for the duration of projects until completion, requiring frequent overnight stays.
  • Willing to progress and develop with the growing business and undertake training where and when required.

In addition to the above, the post-holder will also be required to undertake additional duties as appropriate to the nature and level of the role.

If you are interested in this amazing opportunity please email your CV and a covering letter to jobs@pickeringslifts.co.uk

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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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