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Field Service Engineer

Job Title: Field Service Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham
Salary: 24000 - 28000
REF: VAC-13121
Contact Name: Matthew Bennett
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 4 years ago

Job Description

Established in the industry since the 1960s, who have earned a reputation for exceptional product design, engineering and manufacturing. Who offer company progression to the right candidates. 
We need a Field Service Engineer , someone who essentially can be product trained and then take the Resident Engineer Service role.
Job duties are to carry out Field service Engineer and Engineer repairs to equipment on customer sites in a safe, professional and cost effective manner, maintaining documentation of all works carried out in line with Health and Safety and Quality procedures.  
this role will cover Birmingham
The role will involve working to a planned schedule of service and maintenance jobs at our client's premises. 
To ensure site stock is monitored / counted, and sufficient for the day to day maintenance of the fleet.
To carry out inspections and monitor the safety of the repaired and maintained trucks.
To accurately complete job sheets, timesheets and purchase requisition and parts paperwork within the required timescales.
To take responsibility for all equipment and tooling (including van/laptop/printer etc.) and ensure that it is in a safe condition for the type of work being undertaken.
To work to strict planned schedules and deadlines.
To be considered for the role you will need to be an experienced Workshop Engineer.  You will need to have knowledge of at least one of the following areas, and be able, willing and accepting of additional training to allow you to excel
- Mechanical engineering
- Electrical engineering
- Hydraulics
You will have the ability to work independently and in a team, hold good communication skills, work to a high standard and be able to work to timescales as required.
Person Specification:-
Must hold full UK Driving Licence.
Proficient in fault finding and repair. 
Educated with an ability to achieve a grade C in English and maths at GCSE.
Excellent organisational skills, resourceful and solution driven.
A high standard of accuracy and attention to detail.
Ability to multitask, prioritising workloads to work to tight deadlines.
Ability to work independently or in a team.
Clear communication skills - oral and written.
Consultation and negotiation skills.
Flexibility to cope with diverse needs of the post.
Highly motivated and possessing a resilience to work under pressure.
Positive, personable and optimistic with a can do attitude.
Salary range £24,000 pa to £28,000 pa depending on experience.
On-call for 10 weeks per year equating to an additional £1,400 pa without actually being called out.  Call-outs are very few and far between, if an engineer was actually called out this would increase significantly.
Significant overtime available (if engineer wants to worm additional hours, at generous overtime rates).  For example, additional 5 hours per week (200 hours per year) equating to an additional £1,800 pa.
Monday to Friday - 08:00am to 16:30pm with 30 minutes lunch.
A company van and fuel card are provided with the option for private use (provided the tax is paid), the current Field Engineer vehicle is a Ford Transit Custom.
25 days holiday.
Company pension plan.
If you are seeking a new opportunity and this sounds ideal for you, then please apply to Matt today! Please provide details of your current employment situation and salary plus also details on any notice periods.