Service Engineer

Lawson Keys Limited
01 Nov 2018
08 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Overview: Our client has retained our services to support them in appointing a Service Engineer who will be responsible for the installation, commissioning and servicing of Materials handling equipment, ancillary equipment & jigs & fixtures into plastics manufacturing environments. EXPIRES 23/11/18

Covering a Midlands area ranging between Telford and Coventry the Service Engineer will have a strong electro-mechanical maintenance or service engineering background with several years’ experience. You will need to have working knowledge in the commissioning, assembly and servicing of various turnkey automation projects, ancillaries, jigs & fixtures with various hi-volume injection moulding manufacturing clients.

Ideally applicants will be either within a Service Engineer role or be a competent Maintenance Technician or Maintenance Engineer with good mechanical engineering experience & qualifications (minimum C&G) and hold 16th or 17th edition electrical regulations certificate. The ideal candidate will have experience in the installation and commissioning of production machinery or ancillary equipment and be an electrically biased multi skilled engineer / service engineer.

Whilst having the need to often work alone, you can rest assured that you are supported by other Service Engineers as well as a highly skilled management team from the company head office, therefore you must be self-motivated and confident in making key decisions on the spot. You do not need to have prior experience within plastics manufacturing or their respective ancillary / jigs equipment as full training will be provided.

This exciting career opportunity includes 25 days holiday & company car, laptop and mobile phone as well as subsistence allowance, and the opportunity to undertake further training as required.

Interviews will commence over next 10 days.

Role Essentials:

* Good teamwork skills with an ability to perform as a flexible team member with a clear focus on achieving objectives

* Good project management skills with the ability to manage time

* Flexible attitude to work and be able to adapt quickly to change

* The ability to investigate, understand and solve equipment/system problems

* The ability to act as a key interface between the company and client

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate at all levels in the organisation

* The ability to manage multiple tasks and meet critical deadlines

* A self-starter/proactive with the ability to work with the minimum of supervision

* Ability to work away from home is essential

* Good organisational skills

* Ability to build clear and concise service/engineering reports

* Full and clean driving license

Required education:

* Electrical/Mechanical Engineering HNC, time-served apprenticeship C&G

Required experience:

* Installation, service and repair of electro-mechanical machinery preferably within the plastics industry, moulding industry or materials handling sector

* Prior experience working within hi-volume manufacturing or automation environment

* Performing tasks under pressure to meet production requirements

* Building and maintaining good working relations

* Ability to identify areas of improvement for customers

Key Words: “Service Engineer”, “Field Service Engineer”, “electrical maintenance”, “electro-mechanical”, “maintenance engineer”, “senior maintenance engineer”, “multi skilled”, “maintenance technician”, “maintenance manager”, “maintenance technician”, “injection moulding”, plastics,


Due to the sheer volume of applications we receive, we will only contact successful applications. Therefore if you have not heard from us within 10 working days please deem your application as unsuccessful.

Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK

LawsonKeys – 2018 Recruitment Business partner to GTMA

Technical Engineering & Manufacturing Recruitment Specialist – Plastics & Packaging

“LawsonKeys Ltd are acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. In compliance with the new regulations (April 2004) in place under the Employment Agencies Act, LawsonKeys Ltd will require proof of identification. A current copy of a passport, driving licence, ID card or NI card will be required as part of the registration process. Email and faxed copies are acceptable”.

LawsonKeys has been designed to project manage the mechanics of all aspects concerning the recruitment processes, implementing a simple and succinct method for targeting and introducing bona fide and skilled candidates to reputable clients and potential employers.

If this advertised position does not interest you, please consider our other opportunities by sending your updated CV outlining your achievements and your personal requisites, ie salary, location, job roles

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