Service Engineer (Overhead Cranes)

Recruiter
Ambrose Recruitment
Location
Gateshead
Posted
31 Oct 2018
Closes
25 Nov 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Service Engineer (Overhead Cranes)

£28,000 - £30,000 per annum + Paid Overtime + Company Van

Ideally, you will live in the Gateshead area

Permanent Position

A leading manufacturer of Material handling Equipment require a Service Engineer to join their expanding team

Your main responsibilities will include:

- You will be responsible for performing preventative maintenance and repairs on electric overhead travelling cranes.
- Trouble- shooting equipment malfunctions.
- Consulting with customers on repair and safety related issues.
- Generating sales leads during service call.
- Completing appropriate documentation.

What we are looking for in you:

- You must be apprentice-trained or equivalent and fully conversant with electrical engineering disciplines
- Engineering experience: Electrical: 415v ac 3 phase motor contactor control circuits both squirrel cage and wound rotor. A good understanding of 110/48 volt relay and contactor circuits. Some frequency speed control device experience. Mechanical: Medium to large drive couplings, brakes and reduction gearboxes.
- Knowledge of the above tasks and the associated risks when working at height.
- Experience with overhead cranes and hoists is preferred, full product training will be given
- Willingness to work rostered day shift [pattern) 5 days out of 7 (39 hours over 5 days) Scheduled weekend working will attract enhanced premiums. Working one weekend in every month.
- Good grasp of the English language (verbal and written)
- Strong interpersonal skills as there is extensive customer contact
- Proven commitment to safety
- You must be physically fit and able to work at heights
- Willingness to work extra hours
- Hold a current driving licence

What we offer:

My client is committed to the personal development of all employees and can proudly confirm that the position includes a host of benefits. A Company van with satellite navigation, corporate clothing and mobile telephone are provided. An attractive remuneration/benefits package is offered including a good base salary (dependent upon skills and experience), you are paid from the moment you leave your home in the morning, regular paid overtime after the basic 39 hours, there is ample opportunity for overtime, call out payment, contributory pension, sales bonus scheme, life assurance scheme, specialised training on high quality products, provision of all equipment and PPE along with excellent company working practices and industry leading training programme

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