Position Summary:
Penske Logistics Chesterfield Michigan Warehouse is looking for a Forklift Service Technician who will maintain our fleet of electrical forklifts and pallet riders to include performing and logging preventive maintenance inspections of all equipment.

Major Responsibilities:

• Maintain fleet of electrical forklifts and pallet riders
• Perform preventative maintenance inspections of all equipment
• Keep up Preventative Maintenance programs for the fleet
• Perform repairs as needed
• Maintain batteries for fleet
• Fill out accurate work orders daily
• Run computer-based diagnostics on forklifts
• Perform data entry for completed repairs
• Perform basic facility repairs including but not limited to dock plates, doors and racking
• Assist other technicians in equipment/facility repairs
• Comply with all safety standards and OSHA procedures
• Performs other duties as assigned by Supervisor or as the situation dictates within the scope of the position


Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• 3 years of proven forklift equipment repair highly preferred
• Proficient in electronic, mechanical and hydraulic repair
• Familiarity with Crown equipment preferred
• Ability to lift 50 pounds or more and to crouch or crawl in confined spaces
• Must be able to read codes, instructions and electrical and hydraulic schematics
• Must possess own hand tools, some specialized tools will be provided
• Must possess a positive attitude, strong verbal and written communication skills

About Penske

Penske Logistics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Penske Truck Leasing. With operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, Penske Logistics provides supply chain management and logistics services to leading companies around the world.

Required Education Level : High School Diploma or Equivalent