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

Crown Lift Trucks are one of the top 5 leading companies in the materials handling industry, and we would like to speak with you about your career!

We are looking for engineers who can provide support with servicing and maintaining our wide range of Crown trucks.

This is an important and rewarding role within a mechanical and technical environment.

It is a fantastic opportunity for anyone with the right experience to progress their career.

This role would be suitable for mechanically and electrical biased engineers from any type of maintenance / service background, including but not limited to:


  • Automotive Technicians
  • Mobile Plant
  • HGV
  • Forklift
  • Ex-Forces Military Vehicle Engineers


Crown’s secret to success is out employees.  To maintain our steady growth, we rely on talented trainees and experienced specialists.  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 offer our employees various social benefits including access to the best perks from some of the UK’s biggest brands.

If your top priority is the kind of training that prepares you for the future, or a permanent job with great prospects, you’re our kind of person!

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 – 08:00am to 16:30pm with 30 minutes lunch.

Company Vehicle:

A company   van and fuel card are provided with the option for private use (provided the   tax is paid), the current Field Engineer vehicle is a Ford Transit Custom.


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 van plus fuel card (subject to job position)– private use of company vehicle (subject to tax regulations)
  • Company pension plan.
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays.
  • Door to door payment.
  • Support with tooling
  • Excellent discount scheme with access to the best perks from some of the UK’s biggest brands.  This induces (but is not limited to):
    • Free mobile phone insurance
    • Breakdown cover
    • Up to 8% off at UK supermarkets.
    • Free Tastecard to enjoy 2 for 1 and 50% off your bill in more than 6,500 restaurants nationwide.
    • A free movie a month.
    • Great price cinema tickets at Odeon, Vue, and Cineworld.
    • Nationwide gym discounts.
    • Insurance and health cover including medical, dental and life cover.
    • Salary sacrifice options including childcare, technology, cars and parking, cycling and gyms.
  • Childcare voucher scheme.
  • Employee assistance programme.

Please contact us via our website at:

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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