Powered Access Engineer

Full time in Workshop

Job Detail

  • Salary £14.73 - £15.85

Job Description

We are seeking a dedicated Powered Access Engineer to join our dynamic team in the workshop. The ideal candidate will specialise in the maintenance, inspection, and repair of powered access equipment.


  • Conduct thorough inspections of scissor lift machines to assess repair, replacement, or refurbishment needs, utilising initial field inspection reports.
  • Perform standard diagnostic tests on machine components to determine their condition.
  • Compile a detailed list of required parts and materials for machine preparation work.
  • Perform overhaul, repair, or refurbishment tasks on scissor lifts in accordance with the agreed scope of work, which involves the removal and dispatching of components, as well as the installation of original or replacement parts.
  • Inspect and test completed machines to ensure they operate at expected performance levels.


Specific Skills:

  • Flexibility, organisational skills, and effective time management.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and commitment to quality.
  • Ability to work autonomously and collaboratively within a team.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, fostering positive relationships.
  • Self-motivated and dynamic, with a proactive approach to tasks.
  • Proficient planning and organisational abilities, capable of working efficiently under pressure and meeting tight deadlines.
  • Effective problem-solving skills.


Ideal Candidate:

  • Level 3 NVQ in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering.
  • Comprehensive understanding of electrical, hydraulic, and mechanical systems.
  • Practical expertise in using specialised tools and equipment for repairing heavy machinery.
  • Familiarity with slinging and jacking procedures.


Company Information

Who are we?

Miller’s Vanguard are proud to have been supporting all the UK’s Supermarket chains for over 40 years, in brief, we are the people in the background ensuring that supermarkets keep the Nation fed! Maintaining a wide and varied range of assets from food production equipment through to loading bay lifts.

Our service are as follows: –

  • Nationwide reactive maintenance
  • Hygienic Deep cleaning & Planned maintenance services
  • Refurbishment, logistics and installation of equipment

We do all of this with the firm foundations of being owned by the global Ali Group, whose turnover is in excess of £4 billion p.a.

Our people

Despite being a large operation here at Miller’s Vanguard we still firmly believe in running the business like we have done for the last 40 years, by valuing our biggest asset we have YOU…the employee.

Our team of over 500 employees have the advantage of working in state-of-the-art working environments: –

  • New (2021) Technical response centre
  • Award Winning research, Innovation, and recycling facility
  • Stylish, modern Volkswagen Van

We believe in providing you with the very best environment and tools to do the job.

Career Development

Training is also a huge part of our culture here at Miller’s Vanguard and our City and Guilds accredited training centre is where we coach and develop our employees regardless of your position or your length of service, we want to make sure that our staff can progress and keep pace with ever changing equipment technologies.

Why Join Us

  • Training in our City & Guilds accredited academy
  • Job Specific Uniform & tooling for all roles
  • Company wide fun days and charity events
  • Company Pension
  • 32 Holidays per year
  • Regular staff ‘treats’ for employees and their families

Working Hours:
42.5 Hours Monday – Friday

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