Test & Service Engineer
Basic salary up to £35,000 per annum DOE + working away premiums of up to £10,000 per year depending on travel
Benefits include: 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays, Contributory pension scheme, death in service and income protection benefits and a non-contractual annual profit share bonus dependent on company profits
Based in a rural location just outside of Northampton
Core hours of work are 39 per week based on Monday to Thursday 07:30 - 16:30 with ½ hour lunch break, and Fridays 07:30 - 12:30
Our client is a specialist engineering and production company with a worldwide reputation as an innovator in low volume, high performance solutions for torque measurement, power transmission and test bed systems across various industries such as aerospace, automotive, energy and oil & gas.
Due to growth in sales over the previous years there is a need to increase our clients service, assembly, and test department to support both their customers and their Test and Service Supervisor.
Whilst onsite at our clients manufacturing facility the role of a 'Test & Service Engineer' will mainly be the build and test of Torquemeters equipment to include:
Telephone, remote and email support and use of IT systems to retrieve data
In house calibrations, overhauls, and repairs
Mechanical disassembly and assembly, repair and/or replacement of worn parts
Electrical PC board level diagnosis, calibration, repair and/or replace and test
Test and electrical build
Calibration, configuration, and test of final product.The global field service role, in Oil and Gas and Petrochemical environments and Aerospace test departments, currently makes up around a third of this role.
This will involve:
Mechanical installation including alignment of Torquemeters product to customer rotating machinery
Electrical installation of systems and cabling
Commissioning our equipment
Electrical and Mechanical fault diagnosis
On-site maintenance and calibration
Writing professional reports for customers and internal useTravel on behalf of the company will attract payments of overnight and overtime rates in addition to usual monthly salary.
Key skill requirements
The successful candidate must have:
Electrical or mechanical engineering qualification to either NVQ3 level, City and Guilds, or apprentice trained with an electrical bias
Availability to travel worldwide, alone on occasions (onshore and offshore), sometimes at short notice
Full clean driving licence
Good interpersonal skills to communicate at all levels with both customers and in-house
A willingness to become a Torquemeters product expertPlease apply with a copy of your CV in the first instance or call Tel (phone number removed) to discuss the position in further detail
Cordant People is an equal opportunities employer