Global Installation Engineer

Recruiter
Forces Recruitment Services Ltd
Location
Kent
Posted
06 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is a fantastic opportunity to work as a Global Installation Engineer for a market leader in the design, manufacture, installation and support of factory and packing efficiency systems across a diverse range of market sectors such as food and beverage, pharmaceuticals and chemicals. Most projects are one to two weeks in duration and this will mean that you will be spending around 75% of your time at sites across the UK or abroad. As a Global Installation Engineer you will be travelling to countries such as South Africa, Canada and Australia. This is a friendly company to work for and they are passionate about their products and very supportive of their staff and their future development.

Applications from ex-military personnel (British Army, Royal Air Force, Royal Navy and Royal Marines) are strongly encouraged.

Key Responsibilities:

* Taking ownership for the installation and commissioning of mechanical and electrical equipment, conveyor systems, weight scales, electrical cabinets, industrial printers and support equipment
* Working alone, or leading a small team of installation engineers to complete a task within pre-set timeframes and costs
* Provision of training to customers on the use, maintenance and optimisation of the equipment
* Conduct preventative maintenance and annual service visits where needed
* Act as the company representative on-site by supporting the customer and providing exceptional service to ensure their investment yields them the highest possible benefit
* Maintain regular interaction with the UK project team regarding progress, issues and time schedules

Person Specification:

Essential:

* Based in the South East within a commutable distance of Tonbridge
* Ability to travel, with no restrictions, at short notice
* Hold a current driving licence and valid passport
* Primarily mechanical engineering skills
* Some electrical and simple software installation skills
* Fault-finding and troubleshooting experience
* A logical mind and strong work ethic
* Physically fit
* As a representative of the company you must be neat, articulate and have the ability to teach others how to use equipment and software

Desirable:

* Knowledge and experience of Programmable Logic Controller systems

Salary: £30,000 + overtime

Location: Kent but with 75% UK/Global travel

Benefits:

* Company vehicle & phone
* Pension scheme
* 25 Days holiday per year
* Training provided
* Opportunity for progression

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