Senior Field Service Engineer (Office based)

Planet Forward Ltd
Loudwater, UK
02 Jun 2019
27 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client, a well-respected maritime electronics company, are looking for a Senior Field Service Engineer to join their office in High Wycombe (where they will based). The company are a leader in their field and working on brand new projects for the military and civilian market. They offer career progression, a good home and work life balance (including flexible working) and interesting work. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with a field service background who is looking to reduce the amount of travel they have been doing and be predominately office based.

The Senior Field Service Engineer will be responsible for:

* Leading and executing equipment activities, including; pre-installation surveys, equipment installations & removals and defect rectification work.

* Oversight and management of equipment fitting activities including close liaison/conflict management with staff and externally contracted companies.

* Conduct of System setting to work

* Presentation of equipment for Installation inspections, Harbour Acceptance, and Sea Acceptance trials

* Planning and [All] execution of sea going and land based trials

* Carrying out an Annual Maintenance/Health check

* Producing engineering reports

* Carry out attachment to overseas location for support to deployed MCMV on a four week rotation.

* Carry out attachment on-board Royal Fleet Auxiliary ships in support of MCMV operations for up to 4 weeks.

* The Field Service Engineer team lead and equipment project manager for their assigned engineering task.

* This role does not entail any direct supervision responsibilities. However, on occasions this role may include

* Mentor, motivate and encourage junior members of the team, to allow their competency level to improve.

* Required to take responsibility as team lead for installation of the Business' products.

This role is a permanent position and based in High Wycombe. On offer, is a competitive salary and benefits package.

Senior Field Service Engineer Requirements:

* Knowledge of Systems Engineering best practices and common pitfalls.

* Knowledge of the Systems Engineering lifecycles.

* Knowledge of Systems Engineering methodologies, processes and tools

* Appreciation of electrical, electronic and mechanical engineering.

* The role will require some manual handling/lifting, working at height and work in hot/cold conditions.

* Willing to work overtime/unsociable hours if required, and to travel (fly and/or drive) to Customer sites in the UK and overseas as required.

* Capable of producing good comprehensive technical reports using MS Word and MS Excel

* Able to apply design changes to electrical/electronic systems, following design change processes.

* Able to diagnose and correct electrical and electronic faults.

* Ability to work alongside customers and communicate back to the project.

* Must be able to work as a member of a multidiscipline engineering team.

* Must be able to work as a member of a multidiscipline engineering team.

* Self-motivated with the ability to define and achieve goals.

* Team player with the flexibility to cross boundaries if required.

* Good communications skills (verbal and written). Ability to write clear concise reports and modification proposals.

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