Field Service Engineer

Recruiter
360 RESOURCING
Location
Manchester
Salary
£28k - 31k per year + OT / Company Van
Posted
14 Jun 2017
Closes
14 Jul 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
My client is a leading company in their field. They manufacture and maintain a range of cargo handling automated solutions and services to ports, terminals, distribution centres and heavy industry companies. They are working exclusively with me to recruit a Field Based Service Engineer (multi-skilled). The clients you will visit are based within a 2 hour radius of the Manchester area; however a degree of flexibility is needed as you may on occasion need to travel further afield in the North West to provide cover.

As a Field Service Engineer working for the company, your role will be to support clients throughout Manchester and the surrounding territory by delivering planned Preventive Maintenance, Reactive Breakdown and Repair, Installation and Commissioning of new machinery to the companies range of heavy plant Fork lift trucks, Reach equipment and heavy plant automated cargo handling systems. Ideally you will be an experienced Multi-skilled Service or Maintenance Engineer with an electrical bias or be an Mechanical engineer with some electrical based experience.

Based from home you will receive a work schedule each week and will travel across your territory, working on full service project life cycles and offering clients the highest level of service. The majority of your work (apx 85%) will allow you to return home each day however their will also be occasions when you may see several clients in one area so could be away overnight once or twice a month.

Key Duties and Responsibilities
Planned Electrical and Mechanical Preventive Maintenance, Reactive Breakdown and Repair work to a range of heavy plant fork lift trucks, cargo handling systems and Reach Equipment.
Work alone or with other team members on installation and commissioning work
Basic fault find/updates to Siemens PLCs
Experience of CANBUS
Carry out extensive electrical and mechanical fault find work
Manage and maintain tools, parts and equipment in your care
Deliver High standard of service, understanding the customer's needs and expectations.

Skills/Experience/Qualifications
HNC in engineering, apprenticeship trained or Time served
Multi- skilled engineer or mechanical engineer with some electrical experience
Experience of Heavy Industry Maintenance
Mechanical fault find (pumps, pipes, pneumatic systems etc)
Electrical fault finding (motors, wiring, sensors, motors etc)
Experience working with Hydraulic Systems
Some basic PLC knowledge or experience

In return our client offers and attractive package of £28,000 - £31,000 dependent on experience, plus competitive overtime rates and a company van (that you can also use personally). Other benefits include, uniform, mobile, laptop, competitive contributory company pension, life insurance and real opportunities to progress your career to a senior role. This is a day's based role, and the company operates an on call rota of 1 in 4 weekends. The company has an excellent training and support matrix for new engineers joining the business