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: Workshop Assistant

Location: Goscor Lift Truck Company, Durban

Commencement:  ASAP

The Purpose of this Position

The successful candidate will be in a supporting role to the workshop staff and manager providing technical and diagnostic assistance within the service department as per customer requirements.

Procedure & Responsibilities

  • Cleaning of workshop
  • Assisting technicians with daily maintenance tasks
  • Servicing of machines in the workshop area.
  • Ensure the workshop is clean, tidy and organized at all times
  • Cleaning up the work areas when necessary
  • Assisting with other job function as and when required
  • Adhere to site safety regulations

Qualifications and Competencies Required:

  • Must have min 1 to 2 year’s previous working experience as a mechanical assistant in earthmoving industry
  • Professional and able to communicate well.
  • Perform well under pressure.
  • Ability to perform several tasks concurrently.
  • Ability to schedule and perform tasks efficiently and as required by the supervisor.
  • Sober Habits
  • Must be accurate in their work.

Job title: Site Technician

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

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 Electric forklifts and warehouse equipment on-site.

Responsibilities:

  • Servicing forklifts on customer sites.
  • Must be able to communicate with customers at all levels
  • Housekeeping, clean-up of all maintenance areas/work areas on a daily.
  • Must adhere to all SHE requirements
  • Preparing, servicing and maintain forklifts on customer site
  • Complete job cards
  • Send reports
  • Must adhere to All Goscor requirements
  • Attend to customer meetings as and when needed
  • Make sure that all units are compliant with Driven Machinery Requirements (DMR) (Load testing)
  • Carry out condition reports on units
  • Action quotes and get PO’s from customers
  • Carry out Daily inspections on units
  • Liaise with Goscor Call Centre
  • Keep C/M informed of Site-requirements
  • Work Over-time as and when needed
  • Manage onsite assistant
  • Carry out services and repairs in line with OEM STDS

Qualifications and Competencies Required:

  • Experience with servicing forklifts will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of basic mechanical and electrical systems
  • Must be able to communicate with customers at all levels.
  • Must adhere to all SHE requirements.
  • Must have a driver’s licence.
  • Must be of sober habits
  • Well-disciplined and Self-Motivated
  • Must have Diesel / Auto Electric / Forklift trade test certificate

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: Service Technician

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

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 forklifts on customer sites.
  • Complete job cards.
  • Send reports.
  • Housekeeping, clean-up of all maintenance areas/work areas on a daily basis.
  • 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:

  • Experience with servicing and repairing forklifts will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of basic mechanical systems will be an 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 drivers licence.
  • Sober Habits
  • Well-disciplined and self-motivated

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 Monday, 28th December 2020. Email: careers@goscor.co.za Ref: GLTD 12/20/493

Job title: Sales Engineer – Batteries

Location: Goscor Lift Truck Company, Chloorkop

Commencement: ASAP

The Purpose of this Position

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, budget’s 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:

  • 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, 08th January 2021. Email: careers@goscor.co.za Ref: GLTJ 12/20/495

Job title: Battery Technician

Location: Goscor Lift Truck Company

Commencement: ASAP

Job Role

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

Responsibilities

  • 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, or remove 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 Level of Experience Required:

  • 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 in order 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, 08th January 2021. Email: careers@goscor.co.za Ref: GLTD 01/21/496

An exciting, yet challenging, permanent position has arisen within the Goscor Lift Truck Company, East London for a Contracts Manager reporting to the Service Manager. The appointed candidate will drive and deliver all service and technical aspects of the business delivering optimum profitability through excellent customer service standards.

Responsibilities include:

Staff leadership and performance management

  • Develop/implement departmental manpower structures and leads/direct departmental teams towards goal achievement.
  • Develop/implement/communicate performance targets/ measures/ standards/ outcomes to staff.
  • Implement communication strategies to ensure effective communication of relevant information and involvement of staff.
  • 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 procedures/systems to ensure effective and efficient process/variability control.
  • Ensure implementation HR/SHE/QA policies and procedures.
  • Manage contract profitability.
  • Manage WIP via controllers

Project execution

  • Monitor dispatch of products/delivery against targets and take timeous corrective action.
  • Customer backordered parts follow ups daily
  • Following up on quoting on additional work required as applicable, from the job cards/service reports after every service and repair has been carried out
  • Track analyse and report metrics or client service levels
  • Ensure the successful landing of new clients
  • Carry out random inspections on customer’s equipment after service and repairs have been completed
  • Ensuring the market related pricing and competitive information is always up to date and to report any changes and developments in the market back to the management team
  • Manage the quality of Product Support services and liaise with Rental/Short Term Rentals (STR) team
  • Ensure compliance of support delivery and case resolution with stated service level agreements (SLA’s)
  • Submitting weekly reports accurately and on time
  • Liaise with customers as required and ensure effective customer feedback communication processes.
  • Resolve/assist in the resolution of disputes with customers subcontractors on site.
  • Ensure systems and procedures are in place to effectively and efficiently document contractual issues and manage contractual documentation.
  • Ensure variances in scope during project delivery are dealt with in accordance with an agreed procedure and company objectives are met.
  • Lead and direct all the major contracts under the service of support area.

Business strategy/planning/budgeting

  • Coordinate development of departmental business plan and budget.
  • Develop performance targets and monitors progress/takes corrective action where required.
  • Receive monthly costs, analysis variances, reports against variances and takes corrective action.
  • Advise management/Exco/Board on new developments and opportunities and contribute to the formulation of business strategies and policies.
  • Complete and submit reports as required.

Requirements:

  • A trade related qualification.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in forklift industry
  • Track record with customer retention and major accounts
  • Appropriate Business Administration qualification.
  • A solid capital equipment servicing background with experience on senior management level.
  • Must have experience in Service Management, working specifically on Industrial Equipment.
  • Decision making ability.
  • Ability to balance strategic and operational involvement.
  • Strong staff management skills.
  • Hands on approach as required.

Remuneration:

  • Market related, depending on experience.

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: Pre-owned Junior Sales Representative

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

Commencement: ASAP

Job Role                                                     

The successful candidate will be accountable for achieving the Regional sales and profitability goals. This person will be responsible for the customer satisfaction and market share within the geographical region.

Duties:

  • Providing quality leadership for the internal and external customers in all assigned tasks, while upholding the company’s values always: inclusive of constructive problem solving, facilitating creative improvements, and inspiring others.
  • Achieving the Region’s revenue and profitability quotas for the companies’ products as they are sold into all customer segments within the Region.
  • Establishing an environment and foundation for future sales growth.
  • Selling value and solutions to the customers.
  • Directing the selling activities within the Region, inclusive of resource deployment and customer interactions.
  • Prioritising effectively and in accordance with corporate objectives.
  • Setting the vision for the Region and developing and adhering to a business plan to attain this vision.
  • Evaluating market trends and gathering competitive information, identifying trends that affect current and future growth of regional sales and profitability.
  • Special projects as assigned.
  • Call Reports And CRM Loading

Job Related Knowledge and Skills

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of forklifts and selling pre-owned forklifts within an assigned sales territory.
  • Proven record of achievement in prior sales positions.
  • Strong closing skills. Prior attendance at formal sales training courses a plus.
  • Proven oral, written, telephone and presentation skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to learn and retain product specific information and utilise it to present the features and benefits to customers.
  • Knowledge of the Materials handling
  • Computer literate with knowledge of all Microsoft Office Programmes
  • Knowledge of Autoline/CRM system is an added advantage.
  • Readiness for extensive travel in the region.

Education and Experience:

  • Matric plus qualification supported by 5 years of sales experience.

Job title: Field Service Technician

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

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 forklifts on customer sites.
  • Complete job cards.
  • Send reports.
  • Housekeeping, clean-up of all maintenance areas/work areas on a daily basis.
  • 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:

  • Experience with servicing and repairing forklifts will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of basic mechanical systems will be an 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 drivers licence.
  • Sober Habits
  • Well-disciplined and self-motivated

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 Monday, 28th December 2020. Email: careers@goscor.co.za Ref: GLTD 12/20/494

Job title: Invoicing Clerk

Location: Goscor Lift Truck (Pty) Ltd, Chloorkop

Commencement: ASAP

Job Role                                                     

The successful candidates’ core function will be a support role to the Massmart administration requirements

Responsibilities:

  • Processing job cards
  • Invoicing job cards
  • Sending invoices to customers
  • Customer queries
  • Weekly controller WIP Meeting
  • Uploading invoices onto Portal for specific customer

Qualifications and Competencies Required:

  • Must have min 1 to 2 year’s relevant working experience with strong computer skills (Microsoft Office Word, Excel). Contactable references.
  • Professional and able to communicate well.
  • Perform well under pressure.
  • Organized, self-motivated and disciplined
  • Time management
  • Team player
  • Knowledge of Autoline

Job title: Used Sales Representative

Location:  Goscor Lift Truck (Pty) Ltd – Durban

Commencement:    ASAP

Job Purpose:

The successful candidate will be accountable for achieving the Regional sales and profitability goals. This person will be responsible for the customer satisfaction and market share within the geographical region.

Duties:

  • Providing quality leadership for the internal and external customers in all assigned tasks, while upholding the company’s values always: inclusive of constructive problem solving, facilitating creative improvements, and inspiring others.
  • Achieving the Region’s revenue and profitability quotas for the companies’ products as they are sold into all customer segments within the Region.
  • Establishing an environment and foundation for future sales growth.
  • Selling value and solutions to the customers.
  • Directing the selling activities within the Region, inclusive of resource deployment and customer interactions.
  • Prioritising effectively and in accordance with corporate objectives.
  • Setting the vision for the Region and developing and adhering to a business plan to attain this vision.
  • Evaluating market trends and gathering competitive information, identifying trends that affect current and future growth of regional sales and profitability.
  • Special projects as assigned.
  • Call Reports And CRM Loading 

Job Related Knowledge and Skills

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of forklifts and selling pre-owned forklifts within an assigned sales territory.
  • Proven record of achievement in prior sales positions.
  • Strong closing skills. Prior attendance at formal sales training courses a plus.
  • Proven oral, written, telephone and presentation skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to learn and retain product specific information and utilise it to present the features and benefits to customers.
  • Knowledge of the Materials handling & cleaning industry, a plus.
  • Computer literate with knowledge of all Microsoft Office Programmes
  • Knowledge of Autoline/CRM system is an added advantage.
  • Readiness for extensive travel in the region.

Education and Experience:

  • Matric plus qualification supported by 5 years of sales experience.

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 Tuesday, 06th October 2020. Email: careers@goscor.co.za Ref: GLTD 09/20/469.

Job title: Battery Lead Administrator

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

  • 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 Competencies Required:

  • Must have a minimum 3 years’ relevant experience with strong computer skills (Microsoft Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  • 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