Field Service Engineer

6 days left

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

NEW - Installation Field Service Engineer - Food Sector

London Based - Installation and Service Engineer - RF Networked Systems

Who we are

My client is the market leader in smart wireless hygiene-task and temperature monitoring systems, for application to the safety of food and other perishable products.

Your role

You will install, commission, service and calibrate our dedicated wireless systems (new build) and maintain or replace mains-networked systems at existing client sites. Wireless equipment will be fitted to refrigerated cabinets and cold rooms and be connected, wirelessly, to a Hub which interfaces with the client's LAN. Installations will include software setup for the connection of wireless area ID and hand-held SmartReader devices used with TaskMinder, our wireless task monitoring system.

Your skills

Skills required include network set up, fault finding and fixing, IT literacy, and the ability to communicate well orally and in writing. You will have several years' field experience in data communication systems, ideally in the food or foodservice industries. Your track record will demonstrate an ability to work independently in high-pressure environments.

Where you are based

You should be located within the London area, with your primary area being the Home Counties, Greater and Central London, but you must be prepared to travel anywhere within the UK. Away from home working will be required.


Hours - 40 per week to be worked flexibly
Holidays 20 days in the first year, increasing by a day a year up to 25 days. Holiday year 1st January to 31st December
Public Holidays - 8 days
Expenses Float - paid into bank account at start of employment and expenses claimed and paid fortnightly
Company vehicle and fuel card provided
Premier Inn card provided
Congestion Zone payments - paid directly through company account
Requirement for weekend on-call work, approximately 1 in 3, an on call rate will be paid (to be agreed when on-call is implemented)
Will be a requirement for some working away from home
Hourly rate for London based engineer - £15.38 per hour (overtime paid after normal hours at plain time)

The engineers also have the opportunity to earn commission on any leads from customers they pass on that results in an order. The Engineering Manager will also need to be aware of the requirement for weekend on-call work, this is to be implemented to provide cover for a new customer and will be a requirement for some of the chains we are doing trials with.

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