Transport Refrigeration Engineer

Posted a week ago by Petit Forestier UK Limited

M17, Trafford Park, Trafford

Transport Refrigeration Engineer 

Competitive salary (plus overtime) depending on experience

Permanent / Full time

Monday to Friday, 45 hours a week + overtime 


Petit Forestier, the European leader in refrigerated rental, are recruiting for a hardworking Transport Refrigeration Engineer who will join our friendly team based at our GXO VMU at Trafford Park. If you are a highly skilled and experienced Transport Refrigeration Engineer or a trainee looking for an opportunity to help kick start your career, then we would love to hear from you. 

Transport Refrigeration Engineer Benefits

  • Free onsite parking
  • 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays and Birthday
  • Increasing holiday entitlement for long service (capped at 30 days) 
  • Company pension 
  • Group life assurance scheme, plus access to Unum’s multiple health & wellbeing services and employee discount perks
  • Employee referral scheme of up to £500 (before tax)
  • Continuous technical training and development

Transport Refrigeration Engineer Role

  • Managing individual job assignments and using own initiative at customer sites
  • Participating in out of hours call-out rotas when required
  • Using the workshop/ van equipment in a correct manner
  • Completing any repairs and servicing to the correct standard 
  • Recording usage of refrigeration parts and consumables per job 
  • Correctly recording the use, recycling and disposal of F Gases
  • Completing all work in a professional and timely manner 
  • Preparing and submitting vehicles to a standard appropriate for the use intended 
  • Communicating accurately with Foreman/ Manager as to work in progress and any anticipated delays or issues
  • Ensuring knowledge is in line with modern technologies and developments applicable to the role
  • Responsible for adhering to health and safety guidelines applicable to the role. 

What are we looking for?


  • Own tools 
  • Working knowledge of transport refrigeration applications and current F Gas legislation. 
  • Full and clean driving license
  • Effective verbal and written skills, coupled with strong decision making and problem solving skills. 
  • Planning and time management.     


  • Category 1 FGAS qualification
  • Extensive previous experience as a Mobile Transport Refrigeration Engineer    

To apply for the role of Transport Refrigeration Engineer, please submit your CV and a member of our recruitment team will contact you.

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