Mechanical Field Service Engineer

Acorn Recruitment
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Acorn Recruitment is seeking a Mechanical Field Service Engineer for our reputable client in Brecon, Mid Wales.

Salary £23,500pa depending on experience OTE 30K+, generous benefits, bonus scheme, 25 days holiday, overtime and expenses.

As a result of continuous success, our client is offering an opportunity for a Field Service Engineer to join their busy team. Our client is a company who invest in the training and progression of their engineers within the materials handling solutions industry. Our client has been established for over 25 years and specialise in the design, development and installation of bespoke to modular automation and materials handling solutions. Providing a service to the market leading industries, from Pharmaceutical, distribution, recycling, baggage handling, food suppliers, plus many more varied industries across the UK and the rest of the world.

Reporting to the Operations Manager, the successful candidates will essentially demonstrate previous experience within the materials handling systems assembly, installation, commissioning and servicing throughout the UK. You will possess a progressive and positive work ethic, and ''a take the lead attitude'' showing clear visibility of this to senior management. You will have the capability of guiding and training other engineers.

You will undertake a range of equipment, to include preparation, install and service duties incorporating mechanical engineering work and to conduct both planned, preventative and reactive site visits to maintain client specific equipment. It is essential that you have the capability of meticulously documenting and capturing machine/site information completing in depth written reports from every site visit, feeding back into the business ensuring further opportunities are secured.

Further duties will include the assembly and testing of equipment prior to despatch and following equipment through to installation and commissioning stages at client sites throughout the UK, therefore it is essential that you have a full clean driving licence, a flexible approach and the requirement for overnight stays including occasional weekends.

Working in accordance with an agreed schedule and client requirements, you will conduct operational training of client staff when appropriate. You will be required to carry out the final fit-out and testing of new equipment, including mechanical and basic electrical connection before delivery.

To be considered for these varied, challenging and exciting opportunities it is essential to have the following;

* A minimum of C&G Level 3 in mechanical engineering or equivalent
* Completed a recognised apprenticeship
* Excellent Communication, written, verbal and IT skills
* Willingness to undertake basic electrical work when required
* Ability to work within a team
* Ability to work on own initiative, taking the lead at every opportunity
* Self-Motivated and highly driven to succeed

Consideration will be given to applicants with a proven track record in a similar role, but previous experience of working in a mechanical maintenance role within the materials handling in other environments such as warehouse, food & drink manufacturing, and pharmaceutical, with the knowledge of conveyors, roller chain systems, shafts and bearings proving distinctly advantageous.

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