Mechanical Engineer

Our Company

Approved Hydraulics Ltd is a well-established, Stockport based hydraulic engineering and sales company of 35 years. A major supplier of hydraulic equipment and grab attachments, supplying into the forestry, construction and civil engineering markets. We are manufacturers and sole UK distributors for a complete range of products.

Expanding rapidly, we are now looking for a dedicated team member to help grow the company and expand further into this exciting and buoyant market.

Job Description

Working in our Stockport depot as part of a team. The successful candidate will be working under the supervision and guidance of the workshop foreman on day to day operations and assembly of the workshop equipment ready for dispatch. Working closely with the sales engineers and production managers to become a key member of the team. They will also assist in achieving company targets and future growth by consistently providing quality and professional products and equipment packages through good engineering and organisational skills

A good knowledge of hydraulic equipment, plant equipment, material handling equipment will be an advantage however full product training will be given.

Job Roles

  • Assembling, completing and testing grabs attachments or hydraulic equipment for the workshop based on production schedules.
  • Safely preparing and testing equipment where appropriate and completing necessary documentation to ensure product quality
  • Ability to use good engineering practices to achieve excellent results.
  • Contributing to an evolving workshop to improve productivity were possible
  • Contributing to the overall development of internal production and operations of the company.
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills.
  • Promoting good housekeeping for an efficient working environment.
  • Working towards and in line with the company sales and operations strategies.

Remuneration Package

    • Salary: £14.00-£14.33 per hour
    • There is also a company-wide bonus based on 3 x levels of GP achievement to encourage teamwork and recognise everyone’s efforts.
    • 25 days holiday + Statutory holiday

    Interested?

    Please send a covering letter and your full CV to: g.hindle@approvedhydraulics.co.uk

    Delivery & Returns

    Delivery

    Next Working Day Delivery (UK Mainland)

    • If placed before 3.00pm Monday - Thursday, all stock item orders will be dispatched on the same day for next day delivery.
    • If orders are placed after 3.00pm on Thursday or on Friday before 3.00pm, delivery will take place the following Monday.
    • Orders placed after 3.00pm on a Friday will not be dispatched until the following Monday.

    Standard next working day courier delivery to UK mainland charges:

    Shipping Weight Cost Additional Cost/Kg
    Under 1kg £7.69 0
    1 - 5kg £8.79 0
    5kg - 30kg £9.89 upto 10Kg then £0.44 per Kg
    30kg - 60kg £29.46 upto 40Kg then £0.44 per Kg
    60kg – 90kg £49.00 upto 70Kg then £0.44 per Kg

     

    Scottish Highlands - 1-2 Working Day Courier Delivery

    Shipping Weight Cost Additional Cost/Kg
    0kg - 30kg £23.10 upto 10Kg then £0.70 per Kg
    30kg - 60kg £61.60 upto 40Kg then £0.70 per Kg
    60kg - 90kg £100.10 upto 70Kg then £0.70 per Kg
    90kg - 120kg £138.60 upto 100Kg then £0.70 per Kg

     

    Channel Islands - Standard next working day courier delivery

    Shipping Weight Cost Additional Cost/Kg
    0kg - 5kg £15.29 0
    5kg - 30kg £25.49 upto 10Kg then £1.45 per Kg
    30kg - 60kg £82.87 upto 40Kg then £1.45 per Kg
    60kg – 90kg £140.26 upto 70Kg then £1.45 per Kg

     

    Channel Islands - 2 day courier delivery

    Shipping Weight Cost Additional Cost/Kg
    5kg - 30kg £22.94 upto 10Kg then £0.70 per Kg
    30kg - 60kg £61.27 upto 40Kg then £0.70 per Kg
    60kg – 90kg £102.16 upto 70Kg then £0.70 per Kg

     

    Isle Of Man - 2 Working Day Courier Delivery

    Shipping Weight Cost Additional Cost/Kg
    0kg – 30 kg £22.29 upto 10Kg then £0.68 per Kg
    30kg – 60kg £59.53 upto 40Kg then £0.68 per Kg
    60kg – 90kg £96.78 upto 70Kg then £0.68 per Kg
    90kg – 120kg £134.00 upto 100Kg then £0.68 per Kg

     

    Republic Of Ireland - 2 Working Day Courier Delivery

    0kg – 30kg £16.09
    30kg - 60kg £32.18
    60kg - 90kg £48.27
    90kg - 120kg £64.36

     

    Pallet Options

    Due to the nature of our products, many of the items for sale on our website can only be delivered by pallet. During your checkout process, you will be presented with options for courier delivery and pallet delivery. If any item in your order is deliverable by pallet only, then you will be presented with a pallet delivery option only.

    Shipping throughout the UK and surrounding islands is particularly complex especially when transporting heavy goods such as ours. We have endeavoured to provide the most acurate & honest costs possible.

    Pallet Delivery Costs - Next Working Day Delivery

    Zone Post Areas Quarter Pallet Half Pallet Full Pallet
    1 LE,M,OL,SK £52.79 £56.64 £59.99
    2 AL,B,BL,CB,CH1-4,CH9-99,CV,CW,DE,DN,DY,EN6-7,EN9+,HD,HP,HX,L,LN1-6,LS,LU,MK,NG,NN,OX5-8,15-17,19-27,30-32,34-38,40-43,45-48,PE1-2,S,SG,SN1-3,5-7,25-26,38,99,ST,TF,WA,WD,WF,WN,WR,WS,WV £54.71 £60.49 £68.19
    3 BB,BD,BS1-21,BS30-99,CH5-8,DA10-13,DA2-4,DA9,LN7+,OX1-4,9-14,18,28-29,33,39,44,49,PR,SL,SN4,8-16 £58.56 £64.34 £72.04
    4 BS22-29,CF,CM,CO,DA1,DA14-18,DA5-8,DH,EN1-5,EN8,FY,GL,HG,HR,HU,IG,IP,NE1-18,20-46,50-60,NE82-83,85,88,9298-99,NP,NR,PE3+,PO1-29,SO1-24,RG,RM,SO25,SO30-32,SO50+,SP,SR,SY1-9,TA1-13,TA19,TA21,TS1-5,TS19+,YO £60.49 £64.34 £77.81
    5 BA,BH,CT,GU,KT,NE19,47-49,RH,SO40-45,SS,TA14-18,TA20,TA22-24,TW,UB £62.41 £66.26 £79.74
    6 CR,DT,ME,SM £66.26 £72.04 £83.59
    7 BR,CA,DL,E2+,EX,HA,LA,LL1-14,LL20,N2+,NE61-71,NW2-7,NW9+,SE2+,TS6-18,W3-8,10+ £64.34 £75.89 £91.29
    8 E1,E1W,EC,N1,NW1,8,SE1,SW1,W1,2,9,WC £91.29 £91.29 £91.29
    9 BN,PL1-9,PL16,PL18-21,SW2+,TN,TQ £66.26 £79.74 £97.06
    10 DG1-5,DG10+,FK,G,KA1-26,KA29+,LD,LL15-19,LL21+,ML,PA1-19,PL10-15,PL17,PL22+,SA1-33,39,SY10+ £98.99 £98.99 £98.99
    11 DG6-9,EH,KY,SA34-38,40+,TD,TR1-16,27 £108.61 £108.61 £108.61
    12 PA21-38,PH33,PH36-41,PH49-50,TR17-20,TR26 £135.56 £139.41 £143.26
    13 AB1-25,IV1-40,IV52-54,IV63 £124.01 £133.64 £152.89
    14 AB30-56,KW1-14,PH19-32,PH34-35 £95.14 £97.06 £108.61
    15 DD,PH1-18 £110.54 £110.54 £133.64
    16 HS,IV41-51,IV55-56,KA28,PA20,PA40+,PH42-44 £160.59 £160.59 £160.59
    17 KA27 £172.14 £172.14 £172.14
    18 ZE,KW15-17 £268.39 £268.39 £268.39
    19 & 20 BT £149.04 £149.04 £149.04
    21 & 22 Republic Of Ireland £156.74 £156.74 £156.74
    23 PO30-41 £116.31 £124.01 £145.19
    24 TR21-25 £85.51 £85.51 £85.51
    25 IM £191.39 £191.39 £224.11
    26 GY,JE £199.09 £199.09 £204.86

     

    If you require any special arrangements or would like clarification of your shipping costs, please call us on 0844 770 7969 or send us an email at sales@approvedhydraulics.co.uk

    Returns

    Our policy lasts 30 days. If 30 days have gone by since your purchase, unfortunately we can’t offer you a refund or exchange.

    To be eligible for a return, your item must be unused and in the same condition that you received it. It must also be in the original packaging.

    To complete your return, we require a receipt or proof of purchase.

    Please do not send your purchase back to the manufacturer.

    There are certain situations where only partial refunds are granted (if applicable)

    Any item not in its original condition, is damaged or missing parts for reasons not due to our error

    Any item that is returned more than 30 days after delivery

    Refunds (if applicable)

    Returns (B2B) (For all B2B sales we exercise the right to be exempt from Consumer Contracts (formerly Distance Selling) regulations and the following applies.)

    • 1.1 The return of goods is at the discretion of the seller. No goods shall be returned without the written acceptance of the seller. Goods cannot be considered for return after 30 days.

    • 1.2 Any returned goods must be in new condition and original packaging

    • 1.3 Agreed returns must be done so within 7 days of the agreement.

    • 1.4 Any returns shall be at the cost of the buyer unless otherwise agreed with the seller.

    • 1.5 No returned goods will be accepted without an official Sellers ‘Returns Note’ that has been fully completed. A returns note will be provided upon request.

    • 1.6 Any goods accepted for return will be subject to a 20% restocking charge.

    • 1.7 If goods to be returned had been brought in originally with extra costs incurred, an additional charge can be added to the restocking charge, as necessary.

    2. Returns (Consumer)

    • 2.1 Distance Selling rules apply.

    • 2.2 The buyer is entitled to return goods without reason within a period of 14 days of delivery. Goods must be received by the seller within a further 14 days.

    • 2.3 Returned goods must be accompanied with a completed returns form which will be provided upon request.

    • 2.4 Any returns shall be at the cost of the buyer unless otherwise agreed with the seller.

    • 2.5 For all requests outside the afore mentioned 14 days, see rule 1.

    • 2.6 For all goods returned outside the afore mentioned 28 days, see rule 1.

    If you’ve done this and you have not received your refund, please contact us at sales@approvedhydraulics.co.uk

    Sale items (if applicable)

    Only regular priced items may be refunded, unfortunately sale items cannot be refunded.

    Exchanges (if applicable)

    We only replace items if they are defective or damaged. If you need to exchange it for the same item, send us an email at sales@approvedhydraulics.co.uk and send your item to:

    Approved Hydraulics Limited

    Unit 1 Avery Trading Estate

    Kenwood Road

    North Reddish

    Stockport

    SK5 6PH

    Shipping

    To return your product, you should mail your product to:

    Approved Hydraulics Limited

    Unit 1 Avery Trading Estate

    Kenwood Road

    North Reddish

    Stockport

    SK5 6PH

    You will be responsible for paying for your own shipping costs for returning your item. Shipping costs are non-refundable. If you receive a refund, the cost of return shipping will be deducted from your refund.

    Depending on where you live, the time it may take for your exchanged product to reach you, may vary.

    If you are shipping an item over £75, you should consider using a trackable shipping service or purchasing shipping insurance. We don’t guarantee that we will receive your returned item.