KONE, Inc Tester (Lifts) in Manchester, United Kingdom

Tester (Lifts)

Job ID: 33341

Country: United Kingdom

Region: Northern United Kingdom

City: Manchester

Job Posting Category: Installation

Employment Type: Full-time

Contract Type: Permanent

Application Closing Date:

About us

At KONE, our mission is to improve the flow of urban life. As a global leader in the lift and escalator industry, KONE provides lifts, escalators and automatic doors, as well as solutions for maintenance and modernisation to add value to buildings throughout their life cycle.

Through more effective People Flow®, we make people's journeys safe, convenient and reliable, in taller, smarter buildings. In 2016, KONE had annual net sales of EUR 8.8 billion, and at the end of the year close to 52,000 employees. KONE class B shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. in Finland.

We are looking for

a Tester who will:

Liaise with relevant site personnel to ascertain state of lift. Posts notices on lift and communicate with the others who may be affected

Ensure that the lift is electrically safe

Commission the lift in accordance with the agreed specification parameters

Test the lifts in accordance with the relevant test document and KONE standard interpretation of EN81, Lift Directive and/or Design (Essential Health & Safety Requirements compliance)

Take measurements and completes the necessary documentation

Records any abnormalities for corrective action or inclusion in H&RA for the lift/site

Carries out final inspection and signs the Final inspection document

The Tester reports the condition of the lift to the Installation Supervisor who is responsible for all the site activities. The Tester will give snagging items list to the Fitter and a copy to the Installation Supervisor. The Tester should not make any other communication outside the company without permission from the supervisor.

Takes part in meetings and work groups related to quality and technical issues

Is responsible for the lift well security (safe for other trades and public etc) and safety of all persons involved in the installation activities during commissioning and testing of the lift (or escalator)

Skills, Education and Experience

Holistic knowledge of products

Working knowledge in lift directive and related legislation, EN81’s and related standardization, local codes, installation methods, lift technology and model-related product technical specifications.


We offer

At KONE we strive to be a great place to work and we are proud to offer a wide range of experiences and opportunities that will help you to achieve your career and personal goals and enable you to live a healthy and balanced life.

Benefits: 25 Days Holiday, Company Pension Scheme, Childcare Vouchers, Employee Assistance Programme, PDI, Life Assurance, Cycle to Work Scheme, Company Car.