Maintenance / Combi Mechanic

Henstridge, Somerset

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Job Description

We are looking for an experienced individual to assist in the inspection, maintenance and repair of CombiLift and forklift trucks.

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Average basic salary of up to £30,000 per annum, dependent on experience.

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Overtime available paid at time and a half .


Shifts Available

05:00 - 13:30, Monday - Friday, 40 hours per week (with flexibility as and when required)



Annual summer discretionary bonus scheme


10 days sick pay allowance (after 5 years’ service)


Company pension scheme

PPE provided

Life insurance

20 days holiday, plus 8 bank holidays (pro rata)


Length of service rewards


5 additional days holiday after two years’ service


Private medical healthcare (after 2 years’ service)


Specsavers vouchers to those that specifically require it for their role


Legal and General Employee Assistance Programme

Duties & Responsibilites

Duties include:

  • Perform preventative maintenance routines and condition monitoring on Combilift and Forklift Trucks
  • Diagnose faults and repair machines to required quality and safety standards
  • Liaise closely with the Maintenance Supervisor and operations staff in all aspects to ensure efficient, effective and planned reactive maintenance at all times
  • Anticipate machine failures and make such changes or recommendations to prevent re-occurrence and to minimise downtime
  • Work with the team to improve reliability and productivity of equipment
  • Complete written records of all maintenance activities and produce handover documents
  • Carry out safety inspections of tools and equipment
  • Carry out inspections of new equipment to ensure it meets the required standard for quality
  • Carry out inspections and minor repairs to our fleet of lorries
  • Carry out maintenance tasks diligently and in good time using appropriate methodology
  • To carry out tasks whilst complying with all current health, safety and environmental legislation together with company policies and procedures. Ensure that safe practices of work are adhered to at all times and raising any concerns appropriately
  • Any ad-hoc duties to assist and support the Combilift maintenance workshop

The desirable individual will have the following skills and experience:

  • Good mechanical, hydraulic and electrical skills.
  • Experience of forklifts, side loaders, multidirectional forklifts or heavy plant
  • You must have experience working in a fast-moving operational environment, working under pressure and using your own initiative whilst also being an integral part of an effective team
  • Ability to work to a good quality standard
  • Basic numeracy, literacy and computer skills are required, along with good written and verbal communications

Apply Now

For more information contact or call 01638 555 500

AJN Steelstock is one of the UK’s leading steel stockholders operating from two sites in Kentford, Suffolk and Henstridge, Somerset. We have an outstanding reputation for service and reliability and are proud of our continued inclusion in the Sunday Times PwC Top Track 250 League Table and the London Stock Exchange Group’s ‘1,000 Companies to Inspire Britain’.