We are hiring a Technical Manager

We are hiring a Technical Manager

We are hiring!


Acclaim Handling Ltd are looking for someone to join the team as our Technical Manager. You will be supporting our service department in providing access to specialist technical guidance and overseeing technical activities, in relations to maintenance and repair of material handling and associated equipment.

Location: Our Head Office in Purfleet, RM15 4YD

Salary Range £36k-£40k depending on Experience


Main Duties of the job

  • Deliver direct assistance to Acclaim Engineers who need Technical information and/or guidance.
  • Manage and allocate work to the two Master-technicians, who are providing technical support and training to the Acclaim team and Customers.
  • Provide guidance and assistance where necessary to Acclaim Service Controllers on how to progress a repair regarding diagnosis, parts requirements or Technical issues.
  • Maintaining relationships at a Technical level with OEM’s (Original Equipment Manufacturer) and other specialist suppliers.
  • Assist where required in identifying specific parts for repairs, but not in place of the mobile engineer’s responsibility to ID parts.
  • Effecting Field Campaigns in a timely manner and as issued by OEM’s.
  • Management of submission of all warranty claims in a timely manner to OEM’s.
  • To be responsible for delivering a training programme as identified necessary for Acclaim Engineers.
  • To control the storage and distribution of diagnostic equipment and diagnostic leads as required.

Skill and Experience


  • Experience in Mechanical / Electrical / Engineering Environment
  • Problem solver
  • Able to meet deadlines effectively
  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Positive attitude to work
  • Able to plan and organise work
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Able to provide reports and analyse information
  • Flexible in approach to work
  • Positive attitude to work



  • City and Guilds / BTEC in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • Experience in the Fork Lift Industry


If this opportunity is of interest to you, then please send your CV into hr@acclaimhandling.com, for the attention of Barbara Low.


Closing date for applications is 24th September 2021