The job:

PHL UK LTD, a leading forklift supplier and dealer based in Basingstoke, UK, is seeking a dynamic and experienced Workshop Manager to oversee our Forklift and MHE engineering department. As the Workshop Manager, you will be responsible for leading a team of technicians of all levels and ensuring the efficient operation of our workshop.



  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a similar role within the forklift maintenance or material handling industry, though similar industries considered.
  • Strong leadership and management skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire a team.
  • Comprehensive understanding of mechanics and maintenance procedures, including hydraulic systems, electrical systems, and engine diagnostics.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, with the ability to diagnose and resolve complex technical issues efficiently as part of a team.
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to interact confidently with customers and internal departments.
  •  Exceptional organisational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritise tasks and manage multiple projects simultaneously in a rapidly changing
  • Collaborative mindset with a willingness to work closely with colleagues across departments to achieve common goals.
  • Relevant technical qualifications or certifications in forklift maintenance or related field preferred, though experience is key!.


  • Very competitive salary dependent on experience
  • Career progression
  • Opportunity to grow within the company
  • 20 Days Holiday + 8 Bank Holidays
  • Sick Pay

Job type: Full time permanent position 

Schedule: Monday to Friday 8-5pm 

Work location: On Site


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