The Company and the Role:
They are seeking a Field Service Engineer to be based at their office in Buckinghamshire. The position is permanent.
Reporting directly into the two working Directors, you will support customers with installations, routine service work, fault diagnosis and effective repair.
Although based at their Head Office in Buckinghamshire a large proportion of the work will be carried out on site at customer’s premises.
Specifically, you will install, commission, service and repair various types of processing and packaging machinery including mechanical, pneumatic, electrical and electronics maintenance. Other duties will include warehouse work as well as organising and collating orders for despatch.
Key Features of the Role:
You will carry out breakdown repair / trouble shooting and will respond at short notice to call outs anywhere in the UK and Ireland, remaining on site until a satisfactory conclusion is reached.
You will complete various reports relating to visits / calls made.
You will assist with and carry out product demonstrations.
You will ensure that all health and safety rules, procedures and requirements are adhered to at all times and on all premises.
You will provide professional support to all customers at all times, recognising that you are an ambassador of our client.
Finally, the role will involve considerable travel within the UK and Ireland, some of it at short notice and also possible overseas travel to supplier plants for training.
Knowledge and Skills:
You will be an be experienced service and repair engineer, with an excellent knowledge of mechanical, pneumatic and electrical engineering although on-going training will be provided. Experience in electronics would be an advantage.
Ideally your practical experience will be supported by an ONC, HNC or City & Guilds engineering qualifications or Armed Forces engineering training.
You should have an understanding of safe working practices and health and safety legislation relating to engineering practice and workshops.
You will be able to work on your own initiative, able to work to deadlines, able to take responsibility for your own actions and promote good team working practices.
You will have a good knowledge of computers and the Microsoft Office Package and you must possess a Full UK Driving Licence.
What’s on Offer:
A basic salary in the range of £25-28k depending on experience and skill set.
In addition, there will be overtime payable which on average is worth around £2,500 per annum. Other benefits include profit share bonus scheme, fully financed estate car, 25 days’ holiday, pension scheme etc.
A mobile phone will be supplied, and you will have access to all other necessary tools including laptop computer.
Please do not apply for this vacancy unless you are an experienced Field Service Engineer.
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