Field Service Engineer

Recruiter
ATA Recruitment
Location
Guildford
Posted
11 Feb 2018
Closes
16 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Field Service Engineer

Guildford, Croydon, Crawley, Severn Oaks

£24,500 + Company Car + 5% Pension – OTE 30K plus

My client is a design and manufacturer of bespoke materials handling systems for clients in the Aerospace, Medical and Automotive Industry. The company has an annual turnover of £10 million and employ 60 people in the UK.

The company are part of a global group with a turnover in excess of £100 million and they have over 3000 machines out in the field under service contracts. The machines are used for the storage of products and have a large number of components in them including chains, motors, inverters, switches and three phase motors.

The company are now looking for a new Service Engineer to be based in South East somewhere between Guildford, Croydon, Crawley and Severn Oaks. The client is looking for someone with good experience in reading electrical drawings who is quick to learn. Please apply online for immediate consideration.

The Role

As a Field Service Engineer, you will be responsible for:

* Carrying out planned service work and reactive breakdown repairs on the company’s machines.
* Typical issues on breakdowns include blown fuses, wiring issues and being required to change inverters and motors.

* Activities on a planned service call will include checking motors, belts, chains, checking the cleanliness of the machine and replacing worn out components.
* Core working hours are 8am to 5pm Monday to Friday, all week day overtime outside of this is paid at 1.5x hourly rate.
* You will be on a call out rota one week in 5. When on call you don’t work in the day but will be available between 6pm and 8pm for emergency client calls. You will receive additional allowances when a call out occurs.

The company has a grading structure for their engineers which you can progress through and improve your salary. They also offer great training allowing you to shadow current engineers on new machinery installations as well as some product training in Europe.

The Candidate

To be successful in your application for this Field Service Engineer’s vacancy you will need:

* To be confident in reading electrical drawings.
* To be happy travelling in a field service role.
* To be a quick learner and willing to take on board new training.
* To be based somewhere in the South East between Guildford, Crawley, Surrey and Severn Oaks.

The Benefits

* £24,500 starting basic salary
* Company Car (Skoda Octavia)
* 5% Pension
* Overtime paid at 1.5x and 2x hourly rate
* Earnings with overtime are likely to exceed 30K
* Any call outs done receive additional payments when on call.

If you’re interested in this Field Service Engineer’s vacancy please apply online or send your CV directly to . Alternatively you can call me to discuss on (Apply online only)

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