Field Service Engineer

10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Field Service Engineer - Permanent - UK Wide - £45,000

My client a leading supplier to the automated warehouse industry are looking at add an additional Field Service Engineer to their experienced team.

Reporting to the Service Operations Manager, the team of Support Engineers will be eager though safety conscious, with a track record of owning problems and taking them through to successful completion. You will support their 120+ client base throughout the UK. As a Field Service Engineer you will be scheduled (3 monthly) to support each site, work on new installations, PPM's and on site specialist support.

The roles will require skills and experience of the following:

Electrical strip-down/re-assembly, field wiring, machine calibration and system testing.
Working against a timeframe to complete reactive repairs.
Interact with on-site management keeping them informed of repair and maintenance progression and addressing their concerns in a professional manner.
Show hands on ownership of issues to achieve a quick time resolution.
Ability to interpret and redesign electrical circuit diagrams.
Appreciate Health & Safety considerations with regard to given tasks and be able to carry out risk assessments
Mechanical aptitude including the ability to read assembly drawings
Working knowledge of S7 and S5 Siemens PLC to fault finding level
Working knowledge of soft-start and variable speed invertors
Working knowledge of pneumatic circuits and components

The ideal candidates will have experience working on production machinery, conveyors or warehouse automation equipment or working within a fast and complex FMCG, Pharmaceutical or manufacturing environment. Candidates will need to have experience of installations, breakdowns, PLC diagnosis within an FMCG/Manufacturing environment and hold electrical qualifications such as an NVQ/BTEC Level 3 in addition to formal apprenticeship training. This will be servicing and maintaining automated distribution equipment, similar experience would be ideal.

The salary on offer is £45,000 (inclusive of allowances) + Estate Car, Fuel Card and Expenses if staying away.

If this sounds like a role you have experience in and would be interested in discussing, please give me a call on 02392 322372 or email

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