Field Service Engineer

Recruiter
ATA Recruitment Ltd
Location
Leicester
Posted
10 Jan 2018
Closes
09 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Title – Field Service Engineer

Location – UK Wide (Ideal postcodes B, CV, WV, WR, MK, PE, OX, NN DE, LE)

Salary package - £45,364+ Company Car + iPad + Phone + OTE 50K+ Paid door to do

Pension: 6% contribution

Holiday: 25 days + Bank holiday

Stay away: 2 nights per week

The Company

An exciting opportunity has arisen as a Service engineer. Our client specialise in the design and manufacture of fully automated materials handling solutions for clients like DHL, John Lewis, Boots and Royal Mail. Supplying worldwide the company are rapidly expanding, not only due to the high demand for their products, but also thanks to diversifications allowing them to break into new markets.

Through this diversification and new product lines the company’s demand for skilled engineers has risen sharply to help them fulfil their service contracts. Their products which include fully automated PLC and SCADA controlled sortation, docking and loading systems are cutting edge and can be custom made to meet the customer’s needs, regardless of scale.

The Role

The Field Service Engineer will have two main duties. The first will be the conducting planned preventative maintenance as part of pre-agreed service contracts. This will involve changing out worn parts and checking associated components for wear and tear on both the mechanical and electrical systems.

The second half of the role is responding to emergency breakdowns. The Field Service Engineer would be on a rolling roster, split between service and reactive breakdowns. When a breakdown is reported by the customer the service department would dispatch the on-call engineer depending on area. It would then be their job to diagnose and repair the fault.

Finally, you will also be involved with installs, modifications and decommissioning which can includes week at a time staying away from home.

The Candidate

To be successful in your application you must have the following skills, abilities or qualifications:

  • Must have an electrical or mechanical qualification.
  • Must be able to fault find on electrical and mechanical systems.
  • Must be willing to travel internationally.
  • Must be willing to stay away.

Ideally candidates would have previous experience within the materials handling sector as either a Multiskilled Maintenance Engineer or a Field Service Engineer, but they are open to good well rounded candidates. Ex-forces candidates are also of specific interest depending on experience.

Candidates can be based anywhere in the UK with access to major trunk roads or motorways.

The Benefits

  • Basic salary – £45k+
  • OTE £50!k
  • Holidays – 25 days + 8 statutory days.
  • Fully expensed company vehicle including fuel card which can be used for personal use.
  • iPad
  • Smart Phone
  • Company Uniform
  • Stay away bonus

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