About Crown Lift Trucks Ltd

Since its entry into the material handling industry in the 1960s, Crown Equipment Corporation has earned a reputation for exceptional product design, engineering and manufacturing of its award-winning line of electric lift trucks.  From our smallest pallet truck to our highest lifting VNA truck, our goal is to always provide the user with the safest, most efficient and ergonomic forklift truck possible.  Crown supports customers with a wide selection of electric forklift trucks ranging from pallet trucks to very narrow-aisle VNA trucks.

Our brand promise is:

“Crown designs, manufactures, distributes, services and supports material handling products that provide customers with superior value.”

Quality and performance are the foundation of Crown’s success. Since our inception, our company culture has always been about people performing and working as a team to ensure that quality is built into every forklift truck we make.

Crown’s headquarters, manufacturing facilities and network of branches offer diverse and challenging careers in a broad range of professional and vocational roles.

Job Description

  • To complete inspections and safety checks in accordance with industry practice and regulations.
  • To complete day to day service, repair and maintenance of forklift trucks, handling equipment and plant.
  • Complete fault finding and repairs to meet first-fix targets.
  • New equipment preparation.
  • Sourcing of parts from internal or external supplier.
  • Communicate quickly/efficiently to ensure downtime is kept to a minimum and achieve first-fix targets.
  • Work to company procedures and current Health and Safety / COSHH regulations.
  • Continually seek and act upon opportunities for personal and team development.
  • Carry out other duties which may or may not be related to the job, as reasonably requested by management.

To be considered for the role you will need to have knowledge of at least one of the following areas, and be able, willing and accepting of additional training to allow you to excel within Crown Lift Trucks Ltd.

  • Mechanical engineering
  • Electrical engineering
  • Hydraulics

You will have the ability to work independently and in a team, hold good communication skills, work to a high standard and be able to work to timescales as required.

Person Specification

Essential Skills:

  • Must hold full UK Driving Licence.
  • Proficient in fault finding and repair.
  • Educated with an ability to achieve a grade C in English and maths at   GCSE.
  • Experience of Health & Safety requirements working in a workshop practice.
  • Commitment to continuing personal and professional development.
  • Excellent organisational skills, resourceful and solution driven.
  • A high standard of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to multi‐task, prioritising workloads to work to tight deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently or in a team.
  • Clear communication skills – oral and written.
  • Consultation and negotiation skills.
  • Flexibility to cope with diverse needs of the post.
  • Highly motivated and possessing a resilience to work under pressure.
  • Positive, personable and optimistic with a can do attitude.


Desirable   Skills: 

  • Recent and relevant experience of working in the   forklift truck service environment, but not essential.
  • Engineering qualification.

Vacancy Details

Hours of Work:

Monday to Friday – 8 hours per day, with 30 minutes for lunch.


25 days holiday.


Company pension plan.

At Crown, we know that our employees are the driving force behind our success in the material handling industry. We cultivate a culture of passionate people and inspired innovation. In fact, throughout Crown’s history, more than 1,000 employees have reached a 25-year milestone, and we are proud to have travelled their career paths with them.

From employee training and development to competitive compensation packages, we invest in our employees, knowing that people are always at the core of what moves us forward.

In addition to financial remuneration and participation, we our offer our employees various social benefits including but not limited to:

  • Company pension plan.
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays.
  • Support with tooling
  • Excellent discount scheme with access to the best perks from some of the UK’s biggest brands. 
  • Employee assistance programme.

If you have any queries in relation to this vacancy please feel free to contact me via karen.ledger@crown.com or on 07711 368935.

Thank you for your interest.

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If you have any further queries regarding this job, please do not hesitate to contact the Recruitment Team at Crown Lift Trucks Ltd on 01256 300211 or via uk.recruitment@crown.com

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