Field Service Engineer
My client is the leading company in their field and part of a larger world renowned global group. They manufacture and maintain a range of high end fork lift trucks, terminal tractors, reach equipment and automated cargo handling systems to seaports, airports, docks and larger distribution centres throughout the UK. They are working exclusively with me to recruit a Field Service Engineer to support their clients based throughout the Milton Keynes, Luton, Cambridge, territory with drop in support into London, so ideally you will be based around theses areas. The clients you will visit are based within a 2 hour radius of your territory, however a degree of flexibility is needed as you may on occasion need to travel further a field to provide cover.
As a Field Service Engineer working for the company, your role will be to support clients throughout your territory delivering planned Preventive Maintenance, Reactive Repair and fault finding to the companies range of Fork lift trucks, Conveyor systems, Reach equipment and cargo handling systems. Ideally you will be an experienced Multi-skilled Service Engineer or Mechanical Maintenance Engineer that has developed some electrical 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.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
Planned preventive maintenance and reactive repairs to a range of fork lift trucks, cargo handling systems and reach equipment.
Work alone or with other team members on maintenance and installation work
Basic fault find of Siemens PLCs
Carry out extensive electrical and mechanical fault find work
Manage and maintain tools, parts and equipment in your care
Deliver a high standard of service, understanding the customers needs and expectations.
HNC, C&G or NVQ in relevant engineering discipline (maintenance, electrical or mechanical preferred)
Multi-skilled engineer or mechanical engineer with some electrical experience
Experience of Vehicle maintenance would be beneficial
Mechanical fault find (pumps, pipes)
Fault find and diagnostics of CAN-BUS Systems (preferred but not essential)
Electrical fault finding (motors, wiring, sensors)
Experience working with Hydraulic Systems
Some basic PLC knowledge or experience (preferred but not essential)
In return our client offers and attractive package of £28,000 - £31,000 dependant on experience, plus overtime (standard rate through the week, time and a half Saturdays and double time Sundays).
Other Benefits include a company van (that you can also use personally), uniform, internet mobile, laptop, generous company pension and real opportunities to progress your career to a senior role. This is a days based role (45 hour week that starts from the minute you leave home in the morning) and the company operates an on call rota of 1 in 4 weekends for which bonuses will be paid. The company has an excellent training and support matrix for new engineers joining the business and they can also offer development and progression opportunities.