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Robot Service Engineer

Job Reference: 307193 MANC1_1531213070
Location: Manchester
Discipline:/ Controls and Automation / Engineering Management / Field Service
Salary Range:

£37000 to 38000 per Annum + Car and benefits

Job Type: Permanent

A global manufacturer of Robot Technology, have an exciting new role within their field service team and are looking for talented robotic service engineers to come on board. The role is a mixture of installation, commissioning and service of robotic technology all over the UK. Package includes a strong base salary of Circa £38K, plus overtime, company vehicle and expenses, pension, private health care and 33 days holiday.

The company

The company are a multi million pound turnover business that have a direct supply to manufacturing businesses all over the UK. They have headquarters in France and other sites based in Europe too. They also own various subsidiary companies globally with various distributors of their products.

The Role

Responsibilities for the service engineer include -

- Installation, Commissioning & Service of robotic equipment which are installed and integrated onto production lines within manufacturing companies.
- Programming of Bespoke PLC's and controls on the robot equipment
- Routine service, checks and breakdown maintenance
- Heavily involved with commissioning of projects and updating software on the Robots
- Providing end user support to customers as well as training and demonstration delivery
- Having an autonomous 'hands on' approach managing of workload and time constraints to ensure the delivery of projects effectively

This role represents and excellent opportunity to work in a growing business within a solid and stable market, and will enjoy a high degree of freedom in helping evolve and develop this crucial position.

There is a robust training package with this role too, due to the bespoke nature of the robots and their PLC's, candidates MUST be prepared to spend time in France training at head office, 10 weeks training in total booked in blocks of 4 weeks at a time.

The Successful Candidate

The ideal candidate will have the following demonstrable skills -

Either HND or HNC in an Electrical Discipline
A background in Robot PLC technology
Strong PLC programming skills
Experience installation, commissioning and service of machinery or robots
Flexibility towards working all over the UK, with possible overnight stays if the business requires you to
A clean UK Drivers License

The Package

Basic salary of up to £38K, but is negotiable for the right person
Overtime paid for any weekends, at Time & 1/2 Saturday, Double Time Sunday
Company Car & Fuel card
33 days holiday including bank holidays
Private Pension
Option of a private health care scheme

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your CV on file to consider you for future opportunities.

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