Service Technician

05 Feb 2019
05 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

This excellent opportunity is ideally suited to those with experience of full time field service work, who like a role with worldwide travel. Trips are usually between 1-5 days long and thus you will usually be home at weekends. However, early starts/late returns are the norm. Occasional service jobs require a 2-week scheduling. You will be out on site approx. 80% and in house 20%

Electrical Engineering City & Guilds level 1&2&3 or HNC/HND and/or 17th/18th edition, or electrical degree.
Extensive recent experience of 3 phase industrial environments - essential
Knowledge of PCBs & PLCs (up-loading of programmes and interrogation of fault record for trouble shooting) - desirable - NOT essential.
Must be computer literate.
European language ability (in addition to English) - an advantage
Must speak clear fluent English
Must be free to travel worldwide with no restrictions
Must have a current manual full driving licence with no more than 3 points on.

You will be given comprehensive training in the factory to gain knowledge of components, assembly (electrical/electronic and mechanical), repairs and refurbishments, product testing, analysis and fault finding skills.
You will then accompany other experienced Service Technicians on installation and service jobs on site at customer premises.
Once a sufficient level of competency has been gained you will go to site unaccompanied to carry out the full range of tasks.

Assembly skills
Light mechanical & electrical/electronic assembly
Repair and refurbishment of components as required.

Test skills
Setting up systems for test - assembling the mechanical and electrical /electronic components/assemblies.
Measuring & recording information using a variety of instruments including air pressure, temperature, voltage, current, sensors following the quality test checks.
Calibration of systems within the control specification and tolerances.
Analysis and fault finding skills as appropriate.

Field service work
Installation of electro-mechanical industrial equipment predominantly on to printing presses - both as new and retrofit equipment
Commissioning the system, recording the required measurements.
Test the equipment to satisfy the customer's requirements and provide operator training.
Service and repair of existing systems.
Gaining experience and building up a knowledge of printing applications and the factors affecting systems.
Travel in the UK and overseas worldwide working mostly alone but with support from the in-house service team.

Tools & Clothing
All necessary tools and safety equipment are provided.
uniform provided - safety shoes, overalls, trousers, polo shirts, jacket, outer coat

Remuneration package - staff can earn in the region of GBP40K once working in the field with overtime
Starting basic annual salary for 39.5 hrs per week - GBP30,000 - GBP33,000
Thereafter salary scale increases according to level of competency & experience
O/T at 1.5 basic hourly rate (over 39.5 basic hrs per week) - It is essential you are prepared to work overtime. (During the first 3 months of training there will be less overtime required.)
Company car, fuel car, AA assistance, mobile telephone, and computer provided
Out of pocket expenses reimbursed
Pension on joining the company
Life assurance, after qualifying probationary period (6 months)
Private healthcare and increased pension contributions after further qualifying period (2-3 years)
33 Days holiday, including Bank holidays
After long service holiday increases further.

To apply for this vacancy please go through the link and we will call you to discuss the role before your details are submitted to our client.

Terry Parris Associates is a recruitment consultant's who value the needs of their clients and candidates. We are always happy to discuss vacancies, so if you are interested in this or any other position we have please give us a call

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