About us

Linde Material Handling is one of the world's leading manufacturers of forklift trucks and warehouse equipment. In Europe, the company is the market leader with the Linde and Fenwick (France) brands. Since 2006, Linde has been part of the KION Group. The KION Group is the world's second largest manufacturer of industrial trucks and one of the leading suppliers of automation solutions for intralogistics.

Linde is represented in more than 100 countries worldwide with its own branches. The company's international network includes production and assembly plants in Germany, France, the Czech Republic, the USA and China as well as more than 700 sales and service locations.

For its customers, Linde develops high-performance solutions for intralogistics. The basis for this are electric and diesel forklift trucks, warehouse equipment, fleet management software, automation solutions, driver assistance systems, financing offers as well as services around the forklift truck and operator training.

Linde's vehicle offer is unique. It comprises around 80 series with up to 20 model variants and around 9,000 equipment options. On the basis of this modular system, Linde manufactures the vehicles and fleets precisely tailored to their requirements for transport, storage, picking and stacking.

Why work for us

Our apprenticeship programme follows the Fork Lift Truck Industry Standards and provides you with the opportunity to work towards a formal qualificationas a Forklift Truck Maintenance Engineer. The programme runs for 4-years with on and off the job training. Year’s 1 to 3 will gain a Level 2 & Level 3 Apprenticeship in Lift Truck Maintenance and Repair. Year 4 is a transition year where individuals demonstrate all of their acquired knowledge in engineering.

All our apprentices have an Apprentice Development Officer who is there to support individuals overall development and a mentor who will guide you through your apprenticeship programme on a day to day basis. Our programme produces the best apprentices in our industry and this is recognised by the Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA).