Forklift Service Engineer Apprentice – East London


We are looking for an enthusiastic person who is looking to learn the skills needed to develop a career as a forklift engineer. This apprenticeship role is an excellent opportunity to combine on the job working, excellent training and development and the opportunity to work for the worlds No 1 forklift truck and materials handling manufacturer. About the role The role involves learning the skills to be able to service, maintain and repair forklift trucks and other material handling equipment and study towards an industry recognised qualification. This is a 3 year programme combining college and workplace learning. As an apprentice you will be working in one of our centres or at one of our customer’s sites, working as part of our service team. This is what you would be doing: Shadowing and working with your mentor and the team to understand materials handling equipment Learning about the trucks, how they work and how to fix them Block weeks at college where you will learn new skills and take part in both classroom and workshop learning Online learning and development with the learning provider Who are we looking for? We are looking for somebody who has an interest in mechanics / engineering and has a practical hand on approach to learning. You will need to have a keen interest in your own personal development and a positive attitude towards work and study. Here is a quick tick list for the other skills we are looking for: GCSE grades A-C in English, Maths & either Science/Engineering or IT (or equivalent) Interest in mechanical engineering / engineering Good communication skills Willingness to take instruction and development Basic computer skills We offer a competitive salary; an attractive company pension, free parking and vending machines at our centres, generous company sick pay, voluntary critical illness cover, free eye tests and flu jabs and access to a 24/7 employee assistance programme. We also reward our team members with a scheme that includes discounts for major shops, gym memberships, discount on family days out. We will provide you with industry leading technical training to ensure you have the knowledge and all the tools to do your job. Plus, there are plenty of opportunities to progress your career and develop your skills within Toyota. Why choose Toyota Toyota Material Handling is the world’s number one manufacturer of materials handling equipment providing quality sales and service support across the UK. We foster a culture where our team members are encouraged to continually improve their processes and strive to provide the highest quality in service for our customers. We aim to create a safe environment where our team members feel valued, fulfilled, engaged and happy. We want to attract the best talent and develop our team so that they achieve their full potential.