Material Handling Jobs, Used Equipment Specialist, Used Forklifts

Employment Opportunity: Used Equipment Specialist (position out of York, PA or Willow Grove, PA)

Employment Type: Full-time
Job Type: Material Handling - Used Equipment
Education: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent industry experience preferred, but not required
Experience: Industrial equipment sales and/or Rental experience a plus
Industry: Material Handling – Rentals and Used Equipment
Required Travel: Minimal

Pengate Handling Systems is a leader in the Material Handling markets it serves throughout the Northeast. We're a strong and growing company with a history of stable performance and focus on our customers. If you're looking for a challenging career where you can advance and make a difference, Pengate is the place for you. We invest in our associates through career development, continued training, job stability, competitive compensation and great benefits--within a culture unlike any other.

Job Summary: The Used Equipment Specialist is responsible for proactively sourcing used equipment and accessories, coordinating with the sales team to provide quotes for clients, ensuring inventory levels are maintained, and working with our energy solutions department and outside vendors to source power for all trucks. The successful candidate will work with our rental and shop staffs to determine reconditioning costs and provide quotes to the sales teams. He or she will also be responsible for achieving set departmental financial objectives.

Challenge yourself! Join our dynamic, successful team today!


  • Competitive Wages
  • Health Insurance (Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision)
  • Paid Vacation & Sick Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • 401k with Company Match
  • Group Term Life Insurance
  • Product-specific Training

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Source used forklifts, batteries, chargers and aerial lifts for sales requests
  • Work with rental team, dealer network, and outside vendors to source equipment
  • Work with shop technicians to determine reconditioning costs
  • Price used equipment – work with sales team to provide quotes for our customers
  • Create quotes for all equipment to send to sales team via internal system
  • Work closely with fleet manager to determine rental asset life cycle and when to sell as used equipment
  • Work with internal battery department and outside vendors to source power for all trucks
  • Source additional equipment to keep for used inventory
  •  Field quote requests from sales teams and direct customers for used equipment


  • Knowledge of material handling equipment, heavy equipment logistics, warehouse operations and inventory practices
  • Knowledge of general office business practices, preferably in a service environment
  • Knowledge and confidence using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) applications as well as web applications as needed
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Requires strong problem solving, organizational and time management capabilities
  • Strong mental ability to maintain a calm demeanor under pressure or stress
  • Ability to prioritize workload and maintain flexibility while working as part of a team
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and remain focused while working in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to network and develop strong business relationships
  • Ability to apply sound judgement and reasoning
  • Must be a team player who is willing to do what it takes for the organization to succeed
  • Confident computer skills using Microsoft Office
  • Team player, excellent organizational skills
  •  Ability to perform moderate physical work, occasionally exerting in excess of 50 pounds of force and frequently exerting up to 25 pounds
  • Performing activities such as climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, and grasping

If you're interested in applying for this position, send your resume (containing employment history and educational background), along with your accompanying cover letter to: [email protected].