Service Engineer

Recruiter
Wallace Hind Selection
Location
Watford
Salary
28000.0000
Posted
13 Mar 2017
Closes
12 Apr 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A time served Electronic / Electrical biased Regional Service Engineer / Maintenance Engineer is required, predominantly covering the South Central / South East area. You will be working for a global, market leading manufacturer of metal cutting machinery and automatic metal storage equipment. This is an expansion position due to growth of the Service Department.

SALARY: Up to £32,000 OTE: up to £6k with O/T

BENEFITS: Business expensed Van + Company Credit Card + 6% pension + 23 days holiday rising to 28 with service + laptop & mobile phone + BUPA

LOCATION: Home based covering South and South East with occasional travel throughout the UK.

COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Reading, Slough, Oxford, Newbury, Aylesbury, Luton, High Wycombe, Watford, Bracknell, Stevenage, Harlow, Chelmsford, Basildon.

JOB SPECIFICATION: Service Engineer / Maintenance Engineer

This is a newly created position for an experienced Regional Service Engineer / Maintenance Engineer. You will deliver the highest level of customer service to existing customers, predominantly throughout the South & South East with occasional support across the UK and Ireland.
This is a classic Service Engineer role delivering planned electrical / mechanical maintenance and emergency breakdown support to sophisticated metal cutting machinery plus supporting legacy equipment.

You will provide fault finding, diagnostics & resolution to PLC controls, including uploading of modifications and board replacement as well as most aspects of mechanical servicing.

Occasional nights away will be required but typically no more than 1 or 2 per month. From time to time you will also provide support on large installations at customer Storage facilities as well at HQ to modify stock machines, to specific customer orders.

TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS ROLE YOU MUST HAVE:

* Hands-on experience of PLC controls – Siemens S5 / S7 knowledge to basic fault finding level.
* A current or recent proven track record of success as a Field Service Engineer, working with complex capital equipment.
OR
* Worked as a Maintenance Engineer on any type of complex machinery and have a desire to progress into a field based role.
* You must also be a qualified electrical, mechanical and / or electronic engineer and be used to delivering first class customer service at all times.
* Experience of pneumatics and hydraulics is desirable.
* You must be punctual, self -reliant and flexible, used to completing paperwork accurately and to time.
* Experience of working in varied environments would be advantageous, from SME engineering firms to large multi-national sites, with all types of working conditions.

We have a pedigree stretching back over 170 years. Today, we employ over 700 people and turnover in excess of £100m. We are recognised as the world leaders in our market, with the highest level of customer service at the heart of everything we do.

It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services: Service Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Electronic Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Mechatronic Engineering, Packaging, Machinery, and Capital Equipment, PPMA, Installation, Commissioning, Scheduled maintenance, Repair, Refurbish, Metal Cutting, Food, Beverage, Pharmaceutical, End of Line Packaging.

INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Lee Henning quoting Service Engineer reference LH1702-37 to DD: +44 (0) Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: +44 (0) . Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.