Technical Systems Specialist
Our client is the market leader in the design, manufacture and support of factory efficiency systems. Over 500 of their solutions have been installed on a worldwide basis in a diverse range of market sectors.
We are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated Technical System Specialist with a strong background in bespoke technology systems that utilise specialist hardware, instrumentation and software. This person will have the ownership of all key aspects of global installation and commissioning projects, from planning, installation and commissioning through to customer training and sign off. This role enables their rapidly increasing global client base to reap the benefits of our market leading technology. This role will be almost exclusively customer facing and require extensive travel to a number of worldwide locations. Delivering excellence in installation, configuration and commissioning whilst developing client loyalty is central to this role.
Extensive international travel
Key responsibilities: • Will be the lead engineer in 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 team of installation engineers to complete a task within pre-set timeframes. • Provision of training to customers on the use, maintenance and optimisation of the equipment. • Acting as the companys' representative on-site, and supporting the customer, providing exceptional service to ensure their investment in our technology yields them highest benefit possible • Maintaining regular interaction with our project team in the UK, regarding progress, issues and time schedules.
The Candidate: • Ideally a graduate holding a relevant technology based degree in an engineering discipline • Experience in configuring, fault finding and commissioning complex software controlled electro mechanical equipment/instrumentation. • Knowledge and experience working with PLC systems would be an advantage. • IT skills including wireless networking would be desirable but not essential • Will be willing and able to work flexible hours including extensive international travel • Comfortable working to deadlines in a timely and efficient manner • Strong communication skills at all levels • A confident self-starter able to work independently or as part of a team • Spanish speaker would be desirable but not essential. • Will hold a full driving licence and valid passport
Starting salary: £35K + with expenses paid