Field Service Engineer

£41000 - £55000 per annum car, pension, OT, paid door to door


Katie Gibbs

Job Description

Our client is shaping the plastics processing of the future through the development and production of injection moulding machines, technologies and digital solutions. A globally recognised name with subsidiaries and representatives in over 85 countries and over 7,000 employees worldwide.

Their success is based on the people who drive the solutions of tomorrow every day with a great deal of commitment and know-how. In return, they invest heavily in their team, with opportunities to further train and develop within the business.

Reporting to the Service Manager, the Field Service Engineer will visit customers and install, start-up, maintain and troubleshoot on our client's injection moulding machines, automation and associated equipment.

As a Field Service Engineer your duties will include, but are not limited to -

  • Equipment installation and commissioning
  • Start-up and customer support
  • Maintenance of equipment at customers' premises
  • Troubleshooting
  • Machine relocation
  • Service administration tasks
  • Safety and Quality activities

To be successful in the role of Field Service Engineer, the ideal Candidate will -

  • Have an engineering qualification and training
  • Have a recognised electrical qualification
  • Have a working knowledge and understanding of plastic injection moulding machines and automation
  • Be comfortable using notebooks and PCs with knowledge of MS products
  • Have good communication skills and flexibility, with a will to find answers through methodical means and attention to detail
  • Should be personable and helpful with a focus on assisting customers and colleagues
  • Be able to keep calm under pressure with an ability to show initiative and a solution seeking attitude to the role

On offer

  • A basic salary of £41K (based on 40 hours per week). OT is readily available, with current Engineers working on average 50-55 hours per week
  • Company pension contributions of 8%
  • Private health care and permanent disability insurance
  • Death in service insurance
  • 25 holidays per year plus bank holidays
  • OT paid at 1.35 x hourly rate weekdays, 1.5 x Saturdays and 2.0 x Sundays and Bank Holidays ( day in lieu)
  • Paid door to door

In addition:

  • Engineers will receive a company vehicle:
    • Existing fleet as a short-term measure - in most cases this would be a 2.0l diesel.
    • After a 3-month probation the engineer will qualify for a new vehicle, a Skoda Octavia estate 1.4 plug-in-hybrid.
  • Laptop, iPhone, Tools etc. all provided

ASC Connections Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. We are committed to equal opportunity and diversity.

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