Job Description

Are you an experienced Service Engineer, fed up of feeling like a number rather than a valued team member? Want to work for a business that pays you fairly for the hours and travel you do, including door to door overtime? Or are you looking for a business that invests heavily in product training? Then we want to hear from you!

This globally recognized leader of specialist capital equipment is seeking an electrically biased Field Service Technician to join their team. You'll will be required to travel nationally to install, commission, and repair high power heat treatment machinery which is supplied to the glass manufacturing industry. With a strong network of service engineers across the UK, the business is able to provide the very best service to all of its customers.

Responsibilities for the Service Engineer include -

  • Nationwide travel to carry out installation & commissioning of purpose built machinery
  • Carry out breakdown maintenance repairs both electrically and mechanically
  • Routine service and inspection visits
  • Fault find on Allen Bradley PLC's to work out faults and carry out corrective works
  • Providing end user support to customers as well as training and equipment demonstrations

There is a robust training package which is largely based around job shadowing other engineers to learn the products, how they're built, but there will also be some overseas training in Finland during the probation period too.

To be successful in this position, we're looking for the following previous experience and skills

- Previously a field service Engineer of capital equipment or heavy industry machinery
- Hold a HNC or HNC electrical or electronic engineering
- Have a solid understanding of PLC's and how to fault find
- A strong knowledge of power supplies, controls and electrical test equipment is essential
- Flexibility to travel nationwide, with occasional overnight stays
- Clean drivers license

Benefits include a basic salary of circa £40K
Travel time door to door
Overtime paid at Time & ½ after 40 hours during the week and Saturday, Double Time Sunday
Choice of either company car or van
Overnight allowance when working away including meals
Credit card for all expenses and fuel
33 days holiday including bank holidays
A generous pension scheme and healthcare package

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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