BHBW South Africa Proprietary Limited
Lichtenburg, North West


Posted 19 July 2021 – Closing Date 23 July 2021

Job Details

Job Description


Purpose of the Role
  • Perform repairs ,maintanance and planned services on Forklifts and components to supplier standards and customer requirements.
Key Performance Areas
  • Understand and implement preventative maintenance
  • Identify and target opportunity for customer work
  • Fault finding
  • Assemble IC and Electric machines in accordance with BHBW and Hyster standards
  • Fit Telematics black boxes to the machines
  • Assist with the loading and unloading of containers
  • Partake in new machine stock take as and when required
  • Complete the PDI process and sign off new machines
  • Understanding of supplier warranty systems, policies & procedures
  • Quickly and efficiently diagnose machine systems and carry out repairs, services and maintenance on forklifts on customer sites or at BHBW site
  • Provide mentorship to apprentices assigned to you
  • Maintain professional image when representing the company
  • Control own admin (labour booking, service reports, part returns, expenses etc.)
  • Follow through to ensure that quality and productivity standards of own work are consistently and accurately maintained
  • Maintain a safe working environment (according to safety policy and procedures)
  • Adherence to any reasonable instruction
Qualification, Experience and Competencies
Minimum Qualification
  • Qualified in relevant trade (e.g. Diesel/Petrol Mechanic)
  • Valid Forklift/Counterbalance license
  • Valid Drivers licence – Code B
Minimum Experience
  • Experience on working of forklifts and earth moving equipment required.
  • 3-5 Years experience post apprenticeship
  • Sound interpersonal and communication skills
  • Trouble shooting, fault-finding and problem solving skill
  • Customer orientation
  • Able to work without supervision
  • Good knowledge of Hydraulics
  • Willingness to work overtime and standby
  • Good auto electrical knowledge would be an advantage
  • Ability to work on all types of fork trucks including Big Trucks
  • Have a good selection of tools
  • Teamwork
  • Computer literate and basic understanding of forklift software
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines