Field Service Engineer

25000.00 - 35000.00 GBP Annual
30 Mar 2018
27 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Our Cambridge based client is looking for a Field Service Engineer to service and support the company's systems, both in the field and in house. You will have a minimum of 3 years experience of working in a field service role, gained within a scientific instrumentation/equipment environment, and be familiar with the set up and alignment of optical instrumentation. Qualified to a minimum of HNC level or above in electronics or other relevant technical discipline, you will be a self-starter with a positive attitude and a proven ability to work in small multi-disciplinary teams. The role entails a significant level of overseas travel, sometimes with little notice. Experience of working within a formal quality system, such as ISO9001 is important.


* Servicing and maintaining instruments both in the field and in-house.
* Alignment of newly built instruments.
* Factory Acceptance testing.
* Assisting in the build of instruments.
* Installation and Site acceptance testing.

Qualifications and Experience

* HNC or above in electronics or similar technical discipline.
* Previous experience of working in service/support of scientific instrumentation.
* Knowledge of lasers and alignment.
* Knowledge of electronics.
* Excellent customer facing skills.
* Excellent technical communication skills both written and oral.
* The ability to work alone and on own initiative.
* Ability to travel abroad and at short notice.
* Own transport and a clean driving licence.
* Experience in the any of the following areas is desirable: spectroscopy, semiconductor or semiconductor equipment industry, semiconductor failure analysis, GHz TDR, and terahertz systems.

Whilst the job is located in Cambridge, the successful candidate will be expected to spend up to 50% of their time at customer locations around the world

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