Lisman Forklifts, located in IJsselstein, The Netherlands, is Europe's number 1 wholesaler in used material handling equipment, telehandlers and aerial working platforms. With an international team of 55 employees, Lisman sells machines to professionals in more than 80 different countries around the world. The employees of Lisman Forklifts stand for quality, service and flexibility towards customers.

Due to expansion we are looking for/ hiring: 

Electrical and/ or Allround
FORKLIFT mechanic(s)

Our workshop is  part of our Technical/Operations department. Together with the Commercial department (Sales and Purchase). The Technical department forms the heart of our company. Six mechanics are working in our workshop.


We’re looking for:

As an extension of our team we need experienced, skilled and versatile technicians who will deal with the entire technical process of diagnosing, rectifying faults and carrying out repairs, so that machines are ready for sale. The work areas are:

  1. Electrical systems
  2. Combustion engines
  3. Hydraulic systems
  4. Fault finding and diagnosis in the above systems, possibly by means of computer and diagnostic equipment.

- Troubleshooting
- Repairing

  • Electrical systems and components: driving controls, joysticks, drives
  • Engines: gas, diesel and LPG and electric
  • Hydraulic systems and components: cylinders, valves, drives

Focus on electrical or all-round mechanical repairs will be required, depending on your knowledge and experience.

After intense training you will be able to resolve all common issues on our standard machines and you will have the opportunity to extend your knowledge to more advanced technical repairs. Every mechanic is required to work in a team and take over repairs or help colleagues, depending on the workload.

We’re asking:

An enthusiastic, versatile, good mechanic with a technical education (preferably Vocational Education on a technical base) and several years of experience as a mechanic in the forklift, agricultural or commercial vehicle sector. Good proficiency in English and willingness to learn Dutch on the longer term is a must.

Knowledge of diagnosis software is a plus. You can work independently or in a team, always within our location in IJsselstein. Conform to Lisman's ambitions, you possess the following personal characteristics: customer and service- oriented, flexible, cost-conscious, professional, collegial and a ‘can do’ mentality. We are looking for someone who is willing to work at our company for a longer period of time.

We’re offering:

A varied, challenging job in a pleasant working atmosphere with an international ambiance. We are a family owned business with a nice mix of people, where new colleagues quickly feel at home. Lisman Forklifts offers its employees good terms of employment such as a competitive salary, 25 days paid leave and 13 days of additional paid leave per calendar year for full-time employment and a collective pension scheme. Of course you are well supervised and there are opportunities for further internal training.

Our company is based in the small town of IJsselstein in the middle of the country, close to Utrecht, one of four major cities in The Netherlands. Working at Lisman will bring you an experience of a lifetime. The Dutch are very international orientated, most of the people speak several languages. Integration in the society won’t be hard.

We will be happy to discuss the specific details regarding moving to The Netherlands with a suitable candidate.

Are you interested in this technical AND personal challenge? E-mail your resume and clear motivation to: jobs@lismanforklifts.com

 For further information, please have a look at our company website: www.lismanforklifts.com and/ or watch one of our company movies at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9c6DFQkP_FA



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