Field Service Engineer
c£27k-£30k + van + benefits - OTE c£40k+
Location: South West of England
Description: Field Service Engineer required with previous experience of servicing and repairing balers, compactors and other special purpose waste processing machinery for the South West region of the UK.Our client has been established for more than 40 years and specialise in the planned preventative and reactive maintenance, service and repair of an exhaustive range of special purpose waste processing machinery to clients throughout the UK, and as a result of continued success and an ongoing programme of strategic growth, are now seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and self-motivated Field Service Engineer to complement their established and professional team.
You will be provided with a company vehicle and tasked with visiting customer sites throughout the UK conducting servicing and general maintenance and repair works on the complete range of special purpose waste handling and recycling equipment and machinery. This includes PPM and servicing, and fault finding for breakdowns. This is a customer facing role so excellent communication skills and previous experience in a similar role essential.
Whilst experience of building or wiring electrical control panels is advantageous for the position, a hands-on approach with a background in mechanical / electrical / hydraulic engineering is essential, as is proven fabrication and welding experience.
As the role is field based, a full clean driving licence is also essential for the position, along with at least 3 years previous experience of working on waste processing machinery including balers and compactors.
A self-motivated individual able to work both autonomously and as part of a team, you will possess previous experience of fault find, diagnosis and repair on a range of mechanical, hydraulic and electrical systems, as well as experience of permit to work' protocols and other company safety rules and regulations for the purposes of provision of safety, and be skilled in evaluating the operational status of all processes and services and developing plans to ensure continuous running as well as ensuring that planned maintenance standards are maintained.
In order to be considered for this varied and challenging position, you will demonstrate a flexible, self-motivated and pro-active approach with strong organisation and planning skills and the ability to integrate quickly as an effective team member. You will possess excellent customer facing skills at all levels and be both commercially aware and capable of operating with the minimum of guidance whilst ensuring the highest levels of professionalism and customer satisfaction are maintained at all times.