Field Service Engineer (Multi skilled)
My client is an innovator and a leading company in their field. They manufacture and maintain a range of automated machine systems, material handling equipment, flow systems, and containment systems for their clients predominantly in the medical and scientific industries. They are working exclusively with me to recruit a Field based Multi-Skilled Engineer (Electrical bias preferred but not essential if good electrical skills). The clients you will visit are Nationwide within the UK, however you may travel to Scotland and Ireland on rare occasions. Ideally they are looking for an experienced Field Service Engineer or maintenance engineer based within the Bedford, Milton Keynes, Northampton, Luton, Leicester, Cambridge or Oxford areas, as these locations provide an ideal central base to cover UK customers nationally.
As a Field Service Engineer working for the business you are based from home you will receive a work schedule each week and will travel across the UK to client sites. You will work on full service project life cycles and offer clients the highest level of service. The majority of your work (apx 85%) will allow you to return home each day however their will also be occasions when you may see several clients in one area so could be away for 2-3 days consecutively, this usually would not be more than once a month, so flexibility and a willingness to travel throughout the UK is required to apply for this role. You would visit the companies local offices in Northampton to restock on parts and attend engineering meetings etc when needed.
As a Field Service Engineer working for the company, your role will be to support clients throughout the UK by delivering Planned Preventive Maintenance, Reactive Breakdown and Repair, Installation and Commissioning of new machinery and Training of operators. Ideally you will be an experienced Multi-skilled Service or Maintenance Engineer with an Electrical bias or be an Electrical engineer with some mechanical machine based experience.
Field Service Engineer - Key Duties and Responsibilities
Carry out Planned Preventive Maintenance, Reactive Breakdown and Repair work to the highest technical standard.
Work with other team members on installation, commissioning and training projects.
Update the electronic job management system according to agreed procedures.
Ensure effective communication with customers
Manage and maintain tools, parts and equipment
Deliver a consistently high quality and accurate service driven by understanding the customers needs and expectations.
Put forward ideas and assist in the development of standards and procedures
Field Service Engineer - Skills and Qualifications
Multi-skilled engineer (electrical bias) or Electrical engineer with good mechanical machinery experience
Electrical fault finding (wiring, sensors, single and 3 phase motors etc)
Mechanical fault find (pumps, pipes etc)
Pneumatics service, fault find and repair experience (preferred)
Reading following and interpreting Wiring drawings and diagrams
Some basic PLC knowledge or experience
Experience in the maintenance or repair of automated machinery
16th/17th edition qualified or other electrical qualification or Electrical Apprenticeship trained
In return our client offers and attractive package of £32,000 - £40,000 dependant on experience, with up to an additional 12% in bonuses, a company van (that you can also use personally), company fuel card, uniform, mobile and laptop. 3% pension contributions (rising to 5.5% with 2 years service) and real opportunities to progress your career to a senior role. They value their Engineers and provide ongoing training and skills enhancement. This is a days based office hours role, with no call outs, and no weekend work, however a degree of flexibility is needed due to travel.