We’re looking for the best!

From technicians, to workshop foremen, to top-class admin people and more, we have a range of vacancies available for suitably qualified, experienced AND enthusiastic candidates.

Goscor Lift Truck Company has cemented authentic partnerships with our customers, suppliers and principals and are now proudly considered one of the biggest forklift and warehousing company in the country.

We operate through a head office in Johannesburg and have fully equipped branches strategically situated in all major centers. As a world-class company with a focus on excellence we are looking only for the best-of-the-best to join our wonderful team.

If you love, and know your way around IC and Diesel Forklifts, reach trucks, tow motor vehicles and more, then we should talk.  If you are a dynamic team-player, enjoy working in a challenging environment and love interacting with a diverse customer base, then we might just be made for each other.

Check out the vacancies on this page and be sure to send us your application. In fact, even if you don’t see a vacancy, and you think you would be a good fit with our company, send us your CV, telling us why you would like to work with us.

Our established brands mean we are a premium player in the marketplace. Our loyal customers depend on us for both our quality forklifts and materials handling equipment as well as excellent service support and technical back-up.

This also means that we only employ the best people, who are as passionate about our company and our customers as we are!

Job title: Rental Service Manager

Location: Goscor Lift Truck (Pty) Ltd – Durban

Commencement: ASAP

Job Purpose:

The successful candidate will be providing technical and diagnostic expertise within the workshop and in doing so, advice and direct technicians on best practice methodologies for machine checks, repairs, and servicing as per requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Managing and controlling the smooth process of all Rental units.
  • Attending weekly production meeting.
  • Holding weekly toolbox with workshop staff.
  • Keeping the Rental Manager updated on the Workshop process.
  • Providing instruction on carry out diagnostic work and supporting technicians.
  • Providing advice and support to technicians on technical matters.
  • Coordinating and ensuring that quotes are completed and signed off.
  • Carry out fault diagnosis for speedy machine Pre-Delivery Inspections, Load Testing, and servicing.
  • Co-operating in machine care and safety whilst working on machines.
  • SHEQ & ISO responsibilities for the str Work bays.
  • Ensuring machines are returned to Ready Bay Centre after-repairs in a neat and clean condition.
  • Ensuring diagnosis leads to the most cost-effective and accurate remedy to fault or customer complaint.
  • Completing forms and documentation included in the company’s rental routine.
  • Custodian of all machine Service and Parts manuals.
  • Drafting and preparing any reports required for management
  • Addressing and coordinating subordinates’ training requirements and development for staff
  • Ensuring effective communication with staff, across departments, customers, and service providers.
  • Weekly stock counts of STR workshop units to be done every Friday
  • Imenent functions for technicians
  • ESS functions for technicians

Qualifications and Level of Experience Required:

  • Matric.
  • Must have an Auto Electric / Forklift / IC trade test certificate.
  • Forklift experience is a must with Crown and Doosan equipment’s.
  • Knowledge of basic mechanical systems will be an advantage.
  • Must have computer skills.
  • Must be able to communicate with customers at all levels.
  • Driver’s licence will be advantages.
  • Must have forklift licence.
  • Must be a team player.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

All applications (complete CV) must be submitted no later than close of business on Friday, 03rd December 2021. Email: careers@goscor.co.za Ref: GLTD 11/21/581.

Job title: Service Manager

Location: Goscor Lift Truck Company (Pty) Ltd

Commencement: ASAP

Responsibilities include:
Staff leadership and performance management

  • Recruit, mentor and develop the service team and nurture an environment where they can excel through encouragement and empowerment.
  • Ensure effective communication of relevant information between departments.
  • Manage performance through counselling, training, and corrective action.
  • Manage disputes/ grievances/ changes in accordance with procedures and accepted practices.
  • Monitor processes and implement/maintain/improve systems to ensure effective and efficient outcomes.
  • Maintain an orderly workflow according to priorities.
  • Always keep a safe and clean workspace.

Project execution

  • Delegate and direct service tasks; monitor the progress of all current and pending projects.
  • Taking ownership of customers issues and following problems through to resolution.
  • Develop service procedures, policies and standards.
  • Monitor dispatch of products/delivery against targets and take timeous corrective action.
  • Liaise with customers as required and ensure effective customer feedback.
  • Keep accurate records and document customer service actions and discussions.
  • Resolve/assist in the resolution of disputes with customers/subcontractors on site.
  • Keep ahead of industry’s developments and apply best practices to areas of improvement.
  • Consistently deliver incredible customer service experiences by offering knowledge, advice, and answering questions andconcerns.
  • Act as the highest source of information for all service, inventory, and product-knowledge concerns and work process matters (for both employees and customers).

Business strategy/planning/budgeting

  • Coordinate development of departmental business plan and budget.
  • Control resources and utilise assets to achieve qualitative and quantitative targets.
  • Develop performance targets and monitors progress/takes corrective action where required.
  • Receive monthly costs, analyse variances, report against variances and take corrective action.
  • Advise management on new developments and opportunities and contribute to the formulation of business strategiesand policies.
  • Complete and submit reports as required.

Requirements:

  • Must have a Diesel / Auto Electric / Forklift trade or related trade test certificate.
  • A Business or related field qualification will be an added advantage
  • A materials handling servicing background with experience on senior management level.
  • Decision making ability.
  • Ability to balance strategic and operational involvement.
  • Strong staff management skills.NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Job title: Technical Manager

Location: Goscor Lift Truck Company (Pty) Ltd, Chloorkop

Commencement: ASAP

Job Role

The successful candidates’ core function will be to ensure all Goscor Lift Truck technical staff are equipped with the necessary training and support in order to ensure equipment is maintained and repaired to a high standard, and that technical product knowledge is shared with OEM’s and across all regions and ensure the effective operating of all Chloorkop workshop functions.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement a training strategy for Goscor Lift Truck technicians.
  • Ensuring that all Goscor Lift Truck technicians are trained to the standard required by the OEM’s.
  • Develop a standard for an effective maintenance programme on contract equipment.
  • Provide technical support on equipment nationally.
  • Compile a technical report on equipment at regular intervals and communicate findings to the OEM’s.
  • Analyse and report on all warranty work submitted.
  • Planning, scheduling and sign-off on all refurbished equipment.
  • Effective monitoring and controlling of subcontractor spend by building internal capacity
  • Adhere to all Safety, Health, Environmental and Quality requirements at all times.
  • Ensuring that the team members are ambassadors for Goscor Lift Truck at all times
  • National OEM diagnostic software updates.

Qualifications and Level of Experience Required:

  • Must have a Diesel / Auto Electric / Forklift trade test certificate.
  • Must have at least 10 years’ experience with servicing and repairing forklifts
  • Must have experience in training of technical staff
  • Must be able to manage and co-ordinate a team
  • Must be able to communicate with customers at all levels.
  • Must have an advanced knowledge of internal combustion machinery and electrical equipment
  • Must be well articulated in order to communicate and transfer technical knowledge of equipmentNOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Job title: Field Service Technician – JHB

Location: Goscor Lift Truck Company (Pty) Ltd – Chloorkop

Commencement: ASAP

Job Role

The successful candidate will be providing technical and diagnostic assistance within the service department as per customer requirements. He will be responsible for the repair and preventative maintenance of Forklifts and warehouse equipment on-site and off-site.

Responsibilities:

  • Repairing, service and maintain IC and Electrical forklifts on customer sites and Workshop
  • Complete job cards/ PhoneApp
  • Communicate with Managers, Call Centre, and Customer
  • Send reports.
  • Housekeeping, clean-up of all maintenance areas/work areas daily.
  • Assisting with other general maintenance activities.
  • Traveling required to service and repair on sites
  • Site and of-site maintenance of IC and Electrical Range

Qualifications and Competencies Required:

  • 5 Years’ experience with servicing and repairing of electric lift trucks essential.
  • Knowledge of basic mechanical systems will be an advantage.
  • IC Knowledge and experience added advantage
  • Must have a Diesel / Auto Electric / Forklift trade test certificate.
  • Must be able to communicate with customers at all levels.
  • Must adhere to all SHE requirements.
  • Must have a driver’s licence.
  • Sober Habits
  • Well-disciplined and self-motivated
  • Team Player
  • Able to work with minimum supervision

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

All applications (complete CV) must be submitted no later than close of business on Friday,17th December 2021. Email: careers@goscor.co.za Ref: GLTJ 12/21/589.

Job title: Technician Assistant

Location: Goscor Lift Truck Company (Pty) Ltd – Rental Division Chloorkop

Commencement: ASAP

Job Role

The successful candidate will be in a supporting role to the workshop staff and Field Service Technicians.

Duties and Responsibilities to include but not limited to the following:

  • Assisting with servicing Auto electrical or mechanical/IC units
  • Assisting technicians with daily maintenance tasks in the workshop, field assistance or remote sites
  • Housekeeping serviced vehicles, workshop, customer sites
  • Assisting with repairs, servicing, and breakdowns on forklifts
  • Assisting with other job functions as and when required
  • Travelling to do services and repairs on sites under guidance of a technician
  • Site and off-site maintenance of IC and Electrical range under guidance of a technician
  • Able to complete required paperwork as and when required
  • Ability to learn and understand the forklift business
  • Ensure they always work safely and comply to health and safety standards
  • This job spec may vary or increase as the business changes and grows

Qualifications and Competencies Required:

  • Must have technical understanding
  • Have good listening skills
  • Be able to use hand tools
  • Clean criminal record
  • Well-disciplined and self-motivated
  • Related experience linked to job spec will be an added advantage
  • Good communication skills in English
  • Hardworking
  • Honest
  • Sober habits
  • Wiliness to learn
  • Driver’s license or own transportation will be an added advantage

All applications (complete CV) must be submitted no later than close of business on Friday, 24th December 2021. Email: careers@goscor.co.za Ref: GLTJ 12/21/590.

Job title: Key Accounts Coordinator – Aftermarket

Location: Goscor Lift Truck Company (Pty) Ltd, Chloorkop

Commencement: ASAP

Job Role

The successful candidate will be tasked with the aftermarket’s workflow management of all customers with online portals in order to ensure fast turnaround times are achieved on work order statuses and high levels of customer satisfaction and to effectively communicate with all key account customers to ensure proper engagement is achieved.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Gain an understanding of all customer portals and provide the relevant training internally.
  • Reporting to management on the status of outstanding work orders.
  • Direct client liaison and visitations.
  • Compile customer reporting packs as and when needed.
  • Internal communication and liaison with reference to customer complaints/queries.
  • Upload invoices and documents daily for all regions on the customer’s workflow portal.
  • Processing and invoicing of job cards and sending invoices to customers.
  • Ensure all invoices are received by the regions.
  • Follow up on any queries.
  • Manage regions email accounts for relevant documentation.
  • Debtors feedback as and when required.
  • General administration.

Qualifications and Competencies Required:

  • 2-5 years Industry related experience.
  • Tertiary Qualification in Sales and Marketing (Preferable)
  • High level presentation skills.
  • Computer Literacy (Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Knowledge of Autoline advantageous.
  • Knowledge of workflow portals essential.
  • Excellent Communication skills (All levels).
  • Driver’s License with own Vehicle.
  • Ability to travel locally when required.

Job title: Service Controller

Location: Goscor Lift Truck Company (Pty) Ltd, Durban

Commencement: ASAP

Job Purpose

The successful candidates’ core function will be a support role to the Service Help desk, maintenance contract desk and workshop administration requirements.

Duties:

  • Open WIP based on repairs and or service
  • Breakdowns/Dispatch Technicians
  • Customer feedback & queries
  • Capturing job cards
  • Update WIP order numbers daily
  • Following up on outstanding job cards
  • Manage Technician time sheets
  • Reserving parts on accepted quotes and jobs
  • Invoicing Wips
  • General Admin duties and reports as required
  • Feedback to customers and contract managers

Qualifications and Level of Experience Required:

  • Must have Matric.
  • Must have a minimum 2 years’ relevant experience with strong computer skills (Microsoft Office Word, Excel, andPowerPoint).
  • Must have an outgoing personality to work with technicians, foremen and customers.
  • Must have the ability to work fast and accurate under pressure.
  • Knowledge of Autoline essential
  • Deadline driven and attention to detailNOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Job title: Service Administrator

Location: Goscor Lift Truck Company (Pty) Ltd, Chloorkop

Commencement: ASAP

Job Role

The successful candidates’ core function will be a support role to the service administration team

Responsibilities:

  • Raising of purchase orders
  • Controlling of load tests process
  • Dealing with supplier queries
  • Processing job cards
  • Invoicing job cards
  • Sending invoices to customers

Qualifications and Competencies Required:

  • Must have min 2 year’s relevant working experience with strong computer skills (Microsoft Office Word, Excel). Contactable references.
  • Must have Matric
  • Professional and able to communicate well.
  • Perform well under pressure.
  • Organized, self-motivated and disciplined
  • Time management
  • Team player
  • Knowledge of Autoline essential

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Job title: Technician

Location: Goscor Lift Truck Company, Chloorkop

Commencement: ASAP

Job Role

The successful candidate will be providing technical and diagnostic assistance within the service department as per customer requirements. He will be responsible for the repair and preventative maintenance of IC and electric forklifts and warehouse equipment on-site and off-site.

Procedure & Responsibilities

  • Repairing, service and maintain IC and Electrical forklifts on customer sites and workshop.
  • Complete job cards/Phone App
  • Providing advice and support to technicians on technical matters.
  • Communicate with managers, call center and customers
  • Send reports
  • Housekeeping, clean-up of all maintenance areas/work areas daily.
  • Assisting with other general maintenance activities.
  • Traveling required to service and repair on sites
  • Site and of-site maintenance of IC and Electrical Range

Qualifications and Competencies Required:

  • 5 years’ experience with servicing and repairing forklifts
  • Must have a Diesel / Auto Electric / Forklift trade test certificate
  • IC and electrical knowledge and experience is essential
  • Knowledge of basic mechanical systems
  • Must be able to communicate with customers at all levels.
  • Must adhere to all SHE requirements.
  • Must have a driver’s licence.
  • Sober Habits
  • Well-disciplined and self-motivated
  • Must have good selection of tools
  • Able to work with minimum supervision
  • Good work values

Job title: Junior Technician Assistant *3

Location: Goscor Lift Truck Company (Pty) Ltd, Chloorkop

Commencement: ASAP

Job Role

The successful candidate will be in a supporting role to the workshop staff and Field Service Technicians.

Duties and Responsibilities to include but not limited to the following:

  • Assisting with servicing Auto electrical or mechanical/IC units
  • Assisting technicians with daily maintenance tasks in the workshop, field assistance or remote sites
  • Housekeeping serviced vehicles, workshop, customer sites
  • Assisting with repairs, servicing, and breakdowns on forklifts
  • Assisting with other job functions as and when required
  • Travelling to do services and repairs on sites under guidance of a technician
  • Site and off-site maintenance of IC and Electrical range under guidance of a technician
  • Able to complete required paperwork as and when required
  • Ability to learn and understand the forklift business
  • Ensure they work safely at all times and comply to health and safety standards
  • This job spec may vary or increase as the business changes and grows

Qualifications and Competencies Required:

  • Must have technical understanding
  • Have good listening skills
  • Be able to use hand tools
  • Clean criminal record
  • Well-disciplined and self-motivated
  • Related experience linked to job spec will be an added advantage
  • Good communication skills in English
  • Hardworking
  • Honest
  • Sober habits
  • Willingness to learn
  • Driver’s license or own transportation will be an added advantage

Job title: Service Controller

Location: Goscor Lift Truck Company, Chloorkop

Commencement: ASAP

Job Purpose:

The successful candidates’ core function will be a support role to the Service Help desk, maintenance contract desk and workshop administration requirements.

Duties:

  • Open WIP based on repairs and or service
  • Breakdowns/Dispatch Technicians
  • Customer feedback & queries
  • Capturing job cards
  • Update WIP order numbers daily
  • Following up on outstanding job cards
  • Manage Technician time sheets
  • Reserving parts on accepted quotes and jobs
  • General Admin duties
  • Feedback to customers and contract managers

Qualifications and Level of Experience Required:

  • Must have Matric.
  • Must have a minimum 2 years’ relevant experience with strong computer skills (Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Must have an outgoing personality to work with technicians, foremen and customers.
  • Must have the ability to work fast and accurate under pressure.
  • Knowledge of Autoline essential
  • Deadline driven and attention to detail

Job title: Parts Driver

Location: Shumani Industrial Equipment, Chloorkop

Commencement: ASAP

Job Role                            

The successful candidate will be responsible for driving of a company Vehicle to delivering/collecting of spare parts from head office and suppliers. Also attend to general safety and good housekeeping.

Responsibilities:

  • Delivering and collecting of parts, oils, and consumables
  • Delivering and collecting of ppe, tools, etc
  • Taking parts in for repairs and collecting once done.
  • General driving requirements.
  • Delivering and collecting of paperwork and documentation between head office and suppliers
  • Filling in of paperwork as per the job spec
  • Be responsible for timeously servicing and maintenance of vehicle.
  • Assisting elsewhere when and where required.

Qualifications and Competencies Required:

  • Must have code 10 driver’s licence with PDP.
  • A minimum 3 years’ experience in collecting Spare parts for capital equipment.
  • Must be able to read and write English for the documentation requirements for delivery and collection of equipment.
  • Must have the ability to communicate in a friendly manner with customers /good personality.
  • Must be able to work overtime and weekends when required.
  • Be a cautious driver.
  • Must be responsible and trustworthy in order to work in field.
  • Needs to be able to prioritize
  • Needs to have good time management skills

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

All applications (complete CV) must be submitted no later than close of business on Friday, 08th October 2021. Email: careers@goscor.co.za Ref: SIE 10/21/87.

Job title: Battery Technician

Location: Goscor Lift Truck Company, Durban

Commencement: ASAP

The Purpose of this Position

The successful candidate’s responsibilities will use specially designed equipment to check and repair batteries/ chargers.

Duties:

  • Maintain, repair and/or replace batteries for Material Handling Equipment.
  • Operate various forklifts as required to load and unload trailers, move material within the battery changing area, orremove material handling equipment from the area when the operator is unavailable.
  • Maintain Hazardous Material awareness to ensure knowledge regarding handling and moving hazardous materials.
  • As assigned, provide assistance or training to others and or coordinate activities.
  • Maintain professional and courteous customer relations including, client, vendor, and internal team.
  • Participate actively in safety meetings.
  • Maintains safety work practices as defined by the company.

Qualifications and Competencies Required:

  • Matric.
  • Must have a minimum N6 or Diploma in Electrical Relevant 3-5 years’ battery and charger maintenance experience.
  • Must have a red seal qualification and prepared to go get a wireman’s license
  • Must be responsible and trustworthy to work in field.
  • Must be in good health.
  • Must be able to read and write English.
  • Highly motivated person and be able to liaise with customers.
  • Must have good communication skills.
  • Hardworking person and have a good nature to fit in with our current team.
  • Must have a technical aptitude.
  • Must have a Driver’s license.

All applications (complete CV) must be submitted no later than close of business on Friday, 10th December 2021. Email: careers@goscor.co.za Ref: GLTD 11/21/587

Job title: Battery Administrator

Location: Goscor Lift Truck Company, Durban

Commencement: ASAP

Job Purpose

The successful candidates’ core function will be a support role to the Service Help desk, maintenance contract desk and workshop administration requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Opening and processing of work orders
  • Reporting on work in progress invoices
  • Contract administration – generating contracts and invoicing batteries
  • Generating purchase orders
  • Maintenance contract invoicing
  • Day to day technical administration
  • Sort Job card queries
  • Sort customer queries

Qualifications and Level of Experience Required:

  • Matric.
  • Must have a minimum 3 years’ relevant experience with strong computer skills (Microsoft Office Word, Excel andPowerPoint).
  • Must be technically minded
  • Must have an outgoing personality to work with technicians, foremen and customers.
  • Must have the ability to work fast and accurate under pressure.
  • Knowledge of Autoline.
  • Good with customers
  • Attention to detail

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

All applications (complete CV) must be submitted no later than close of business on Friday, 10th December 2021. Email: careers@goscor.co.za Ref: GLTJ 11/21/585.

Job title: Battery Sales Representative

Location: Goscor Lift Truck Company, Durban

Commencement: ASAP

Job Purpose

The successful candidate will be responsible for achieving established battery and Battery Charges sales targets at established profitability levels. He / she will be responsible for quoting & closing battery orders and coordinating with the service department for on-time delivery and installation. The candidate will be responsible for the customer satisfaction and market share within the geographical region.

Duties:

  • Building sound customer relationships.
  • Technical advice and training – Including presentations.
  • General battery inspections (quantifying voltages, SG levels, general battery condition).
  • Measuring of battery compartment for forklifts and battery charging areas.
  • Management of area sales targets, budgets, and expenses.
  • Handling of customer queries and complaints.
  • New business development and sales at End User level.
  • Follow up on outstanding quotes and deliveries.
  • Special projects as assigned.
  • Collection of Debtors.
  • Battery Bay designs
  • Building sound customer relationships.
  • Technical advice and training – Including presentations.
  • General battery inspections (quantifying voltages, SG levels, general battery condition).
  • Measuring of battery compartment for forklifts and battery charging areas.
  • Management of area sales targets, budgets, and expenses.
  • Handling of customer queries and complaints.
  • New business development and sales at End User level.
  • Follow up on outstanding quotes and deliveries.
  • Special projects as assigned.
  • Collection of Debtors.
  • Battery Bay designs

Qualifications and Competencies Required:

  • Matric.
  • Preference would be given to candidates with a certificate/diploma in Sales and Marketing and /or a Trade Test qualification
  • A sound sales track record and related battery experience is essential
  • Battery Maintenance Experience
  • Strong communication Skills
  • Technical Aptitude
  • Accountability and dependability
  • Own reliable transport is essential.
  • Be a team player as well as work independently.
  • Time management.

All applications (complete CV) must be submitted no later than close of business on Friday, 10th December 2021. Email: careers@goscor.co.za Ref: GLTD 11/21/586