Workshop Engineer

Smiths Hire are the Northwest’s Largest Independent Equipment Hire Company with 17 Hire It Centres across the Region. In a period of expansion, we now have a fantastic opportunity for an Workshop Engineer at our Manchester Trafford Park depot.

We supply all types of customers in all types of business, specialising in many types of equipment, including; plant and machinery to the construction and industrial sectors. A large fleet of delivery vehicles are able to supply almost any type of equipment that is requested.

As a Workshop Engineer you must:

  • Have experience with repairing, servicing and maintaining small tool equipment.
  • Have the ability to work under pressure and on own initiative.
  • Be reliable and have a flexible proactive approach.
  • Have good literacy, numeracy and computer skills.
  • Have the ability to diagnose faults on associated small tool hire equipment.
  • Have experience with 2/ and 4/ petrol engines.
  • Experience with Diesel engines.
  • Have a full clean driving licence.
  • Have good diagnostic skills.
  • Have good customer service skills.

The main responsibilities of a Workshop Engineer are:

  • Repairing, servicing and maintaining small tool equipment in the workshop.
  • Must be able to diagnose faults on a variety of Small tool equipment.
  • Maintain and widen product knowledge.
  • Carry out other tasks and duties as required.
  • Be able to liaise with people at all levels.
  • Maintain Health and Safety to Company Standards.
  • Will be require to attend breakdowns.

Working hours: Monday to Friday: 08:00am – 17:00pm and Saturday: 08:00am to 12:00pm on a rotational basis

Company: Benefits:

  • Salary: Depending on experience
  • Saturday hours paid at time and a half
  • 25 Days plus statutory holidays (33 days in total)
  • An extra 2 days holiday after 5 year’s service
  • Weekly pay
  • FREE tool hire for all employees – Excluding consumables and delivery
  • Group Life Cover is provided at three times your annual salary
  • My Wellbeing Services
  • Pension scheme
  • Full uniform provided
  • Discounted personal legal services

Apply Now!

Please complete the form on the next page to apply for the position of Workshop Engineer.