Field Service Engineer
to c£31k basic + vehicle + generous benefits

Location: Northamptonshire base with UK and International Customer site visits

Description: Multi skilled field service professional required to undertake installation, service and breakdown repair activities on an array of MHE solutions at customer sites throughout the world. Exceptional opportunity with a fantastic customer committed team!

Our client is part of an established Group that specialise in the provision of bespoke materials handling solutions to a diverse range of customers and industry sectors worldwide. As a result of continued success and an ongoing programme of strategic growth, they are now seeking to recruit a dynamic and multi skilled Field Service Engineer to complement their established and professional engineering service team supporting customers at locations throughout the UK and Internationally as required. 

Reporting to the Service Manager and based out of the production facility near Northampton, the successful candidate will undertake a broad range of both reactive and PPM activities on a range of electrical, mechanical and hydraulic systems, and will thrive within a customer facing environment in which the highest levels of quality customer service and satisfaction are of paramount importance.
After an initial training and induction period encompassing all aspects of Health and Safety, Confined Space Awareness and working at height, the successful candidate will carry out service calls on a planned preventative and reactive basis at customer premises as required, undertaking Preventive Service Maintenance and repair of customer’s site equipment and other manufacturer’s products and systems, in full response to customer’s requirements, whilst communicating activity and requirements with the customer in a clear and concise manner, and reporting via job sheets the activities carried out and faults found during service before resolving servicing and maintenance issues.
Complying with all Health and Safety Requirements, you will additionally provide assistance in the installation and commissioning of any machines, and will be flexible in your approach to the position and be able to carry out tasks with little or no site supervision, whilst possibly being time restrained in carrying out that task.
It is envisaged that the successful candidate will currently be working in a similar Plant and Equipment arena, highly probably within a maintenance environment, and will demonstrate experience of working with Materials Handling Equipment, Automatic process equipment with a solid mechanical background. You will be electrically Time Served and have multi-skilled experience and as the role is field based, you will be comfortable with working in various locations and varied environments under your own initiative. MEWP and FLT licences will also prove distinctly advantageous.
A full driving licence, relevant engineering qualifications and a time served electrical engineering background are therefore essential requirements for this role, as well as the flexibility to work additional hours as required to ensure customer satisfaction at various locations, and in return an attractive benefits package, stability and genuine career progression opportunities are available.