Field Service Engineer

360 Resourcing Solutions Ltd
08 May 2017
07 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

My client is a leading company in their field. They manufacture and maintain a range of cargo handling automated solutions and services to ports, terminals, distribution centres and heavy industry companies. They are working exclusively with me to recruit a Field Based Service Engineer (multi-skilled). The clients you will visit are based within a 3 hour radius of Southampton, however a degree of flexibility is needed as you may on occasion need to travel further afield to provide cover.

As a Field Service Engineer working for the company, your role will be to support clients throughout the Southampton area by completing Planned Preventive Maintenance, Reactive Breakdown work and Installation and Commissioning of new machinery to the companies range of heavy plant Fork lift trucks, Reach equipment and heavy plant automated cargo handling systems. Ideally you will be an experienced Multi-skilled Service or Maintenance Engineer with an electrical bias or an electrical engineer with strong mechanical experience.

Based from home you will receive a work schedule each week and will travel across your territory, working on full service project life cycles and offering clients the highest level of service. The majority of your work (apx 80%) will allow you to return home each day however their will also be occasions when you may see several clients in one area so could be away for 2-3 days consecutively once or twice a month.

Key Duties and Responsibilities
Planned Preventive Maintenance, Reactive Breakdown and Repair work to a range of heavy plant fork lift trucks, Cranes straddle carriers, cargo handling systems and Reach Equipment.
Work alone or with other team members on installation and commissioning work
Modifications/updates to PLCs
Experience of CANBUS
Carry out extensive fault find work
Manage and maintain tools, parts and equipment in your care
Deliver High standard of service, understanding the customers needs and expectations.

HNC in engineering, apprenticeship trained or Time served
Multi- skilled engineer or mechanical engineer with some electrical experience
Experience of Heavy Industry Maintenance
Mechanical fault find (pumps, pipes, pneumatics, hydraulics etc)
Electrical fault finding (motors, wiring, sensors, motors etc)
Competent reading and following electrical diagrams
Experience working with Hydraulic Systems
Experience of Siemens PLCs (preferred but not essential)

In return our client offers and attractive package of £30,000 - £31,000 dependent on experience, plus competitive overtime rates. A company van (that you can also use personally), uniform, internet mobile, laptop scanner and printer, company pension and real opportunities to progress your career to a senior role. This is a days based role, and the company operates an on call rota of 1 in 4 weekends. The company has an excellent training and support matrix for new engineers joining the business.