Apprentice Lift Truck Engineer JUNGHEINRICH UK LIMITED

You will service and maintain a wide range of equipment from basic manually operated pallet trucks, up to highly complex, fully automated storage and retrieval systems. This will involve a multitude of engineering techniques, faulting and diagnostics on a wide range of Jungheinrich products.

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Closing date: 12 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8.00am - 4.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    11 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    06 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Being an engineer in Jungheinrich will require you to engage with our customers on a daily basis so you will need to have good verbal and listening skills as well as coming across in a confident manner with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • You must have a passion for engineering and maintenance and need to be motivated and committed to succeed and learn, taking ownership for your own development
  • Demonstrating a willingness to learn and develop as you will completing alongside your job role a Level 3 apprenticeship standard in Lift Truck Powered Access Engineering Technician

Role Responsibilities:

  • Preventative maintenance of materials handling and ancillary equipment
  • Repair of materials handling and ancillary equipment
  • Accurately complete time sheets
  • Manage and control parts stock
  • Build customer relationships through good levels of communication, ensuring customer expectations are met in line with contractual obligations 
  • Ensure all company and customer health and safety procedures are met 
  • Identify sales leads for the Jungheinrich range of equipment and
  • After Sales products
  • Act as a Company Ambassador at all times
  • Accurate recording and completion of your Apprenticeship 20% off the job training hours.
  • In addition to the duties and responsibilities listed, the job holder may be required to perform other duties assigned by the Area
  • Service Manager

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

On successful completion of the apprenticeship programme you will be able to:

  • Electrical fault find on a wide range of material handling equipment
  • Diagnostics and repairs to both diesel and gas engines
  • Servicing a wide and varied range of equipment
  • Diagnostics and repairs of hydraulic systems
  • Personal parts stock control
  • Diagnostics and repairs of transmission systems

You will complete not only training throughout at your college programme, but also our Jungheinrich truck specific training and internal systems.

  • Lift truck and powered access engineering technician
  • Level 2 Functional Skills Maths and English (if needed)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

We look to offer all our Apprentices displaying the right aptitude and behaviours a full role after their Apprenticeship scheme into a field or site role within Customer Services. Beyond this as they progress within the company, there are an array of career opportunities to progress within the company post apprenticeship and beyond. We have many senior managers who started as apprentices within our business today.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Team working, Verbal skills, Listening skills, Able to take instruction, Learn quickly, Work under pressure, Confident, Motivated, Enthusiastic, Can-do attitude, Willingness to learn


GCSE or equivalent 3 subjects including Maths and English (Grade 4/C) Essential

Things to consider

You will need to be 18 or above due to H&S restrictions on site. At all times you will be expected to wear the appropriate supplied uniform and ensure that you comply 100% with Health and Safety at all times. All offers of employment will be conditional subject to proof of achievement of GCSE’s and proof of right to work in the UK. A reasonable amount of travelling to and from the college is required and Apprentices for the five blocks of two weeks each year. Apprentices will be required to change their place of work from time to time but still within their postcode / patch. Apprentices will be supported by Jungheinrich Mentors and their Line Manager and will be trained in all aspects of material handling equipment maintenance. Travel Link: You will need to consider how long it may take you to travel to and from work, training and college, if you do not have your own transport. Jungheinrich will support with reasonable expense for any apprentice or business related travel. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit:

About the employer

Jungheinrich one of Europe's Leading Intralogistics Solutions provider. Jungheinrich has always led the field in its forklift trucks, machinery and warehouse solutions, bringing new, exciting logistics to its customers with a wide range of innovative developments. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit:






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Training provider



Franchesca Muggeridge

Apprenticeship standard

Lift truck and powered access engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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