Apprentice Field Technician - Glasgow - 3061

We are looking for an enthusiastic person who is looking to learn the skills needed to develop a career as a forklift engineer. This apprenticeship role is an excellent opportunity to combine on the job working, excellent training and development and the opportunity to work for great company.

Location: Glasgow

Code: 3061


About the role 

The role involves learning the skills to be able to service, maintain and repair forklift trucks and other material handling equipment and studying towards a mechanical/electrical qualification. This is a 3 year programme where you will gain a nationally recognised programme and work experience. As an apprentice you will be working in one of our workshops, at a customer site or out in the field with one of our field technicians.

This is what you would be doing:

  • Shadowing and working with your mentor and the team to understand materials handling equipment
  • Learning about the trucks, how they work and how to fix them
  • Block weeks at college where you will learn new skills and take part in both classroom and workshop learning
  • Online learning and development with the learning provider


Who are we looking for?

We are looking for somebody who has an interest in mechanics / engineering and has a practical hands on approach to learning.  You will need to have a keen interest in your own personal development and a positive attitude towards work and study.    

Here is a quick tick list for the other skills we are looking for:

  • GCSE grades A-C in English, Maths & either Science/Engineering or IT (or equivalent).
  • Interest in mechanical engineering / engineering 
  • Good communication skills
  • Willingness to take instruction and development
  • Basic computer skills
  • Smart personal appearance



We offer a salary; an attractive company pension, and the tools you need to do the job. We will provide you with industry leading training to ensure you have the knowledge and tools to do your job. Plus, there are plenty of opportunities to progress your career within Toyota. During college weeks we cover your accommodation, transport and food costs.


Why choose Toyota     

Toyota Material Handling is the world’s number one manufacturer of materials handling equipment providing quality sales and service support across the UK.

In the UK we are implementing a people strategy to create an environment where our people feel valued, fulfilled, engaged and happy. We want to attract the best talent, and develop our team so that they achieve their full potential. 


How to apply

If you are interested in the role, please follow the link below, fill in the form and attach a copy of your CV. If you would like more information about the role, please contact our recruitment team.

Please Note: We will read each application carefully, however due to the high volume of applications we receive regrettably only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Toyota Material Handling UK is an equal opportunities employer.

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