Field Service Engineer
Based in Wellington, Somerset
A National company within the Waste and Recycling Industry is looking for a self-motivated, local engineer who is willing to travel for servicing, callouts and installation of equipment.
We are looking for a professional and hardworking individual to join our engineering team providing nationwide support. You must be self-motivated and willing to travel for servicing, callouts and installation of equipment. You will need to proactively manage existing relationships on-site and react positively to sudden changes in work schedules and priorities.
You will be working on an extensive range of recycling equipment, from standalone machines to full plant installs, including; Balers, Compactors, Screw Compactors, Screw Presses, Separators, Shredders, Conveyors and Digestion Systems. You will be supporting all engineering stages of; machine builds and refurbishments, new installations, customer training, servicing and call-outs.
Electrical and mechanical fault-finding experience is essential for the role, with a working knowledge of hydraulics, electrics, conveyors, motors and gearboxes required. While recycling industry experience is preferable, we can provide machine specific training, so is not essential.
You must be confident, well-presented and professional on site as you will be the face of the service department for new and existing customers. Health and safety compliance is vital.
All site attendances will require comprehensive call out/installation and training reports completed with further attendances recommended as necessary.
When not travelling to customer sites, you will be based in the workshop carrying out machine refurbishments on both customer equipment and used machines for re-sale.
The successful applicant will have completed a relevant engineering apprenticeship and/or be qualified to NVQ level 3.
Electrical and fault-finding experience is essential for the role.
Proven experience within a similar role would be desirable but not essential. Well-presented and professional
Ability to fully complete site report sheets
Good communication skills as this will be a customer facing role
Comfortable in covering a broad area which may include staying away as required and working alone but with strong office & technical support. Preferably a knowledge of recycling equipment, but not essential
Other Information you need to know
Hours - 8.00 to 16.30
electrical and mechanical back ground but electrical is most important out of the two, therefore Level 3 would be preferable plus experience.
If you haven't a background / knowledge in recycling equipment then an Agriculture engineer would be a good background
Van, mobile and uniform all provided
National role therefore any overnight stays all have accommodation, food and drink covered by the company
OVERTIME: 16.30 to 19.00 normal time, after 19.00 and Saturdays (not often required) its x 1.5 and x2 on a Sunday (again not often)
How many holidays -
Circa £30,000 - £32,000 per annum depending on experience
30 days incl bank holidays plus their holiday year runs from April 1st 2022 to include days between Christmas and new year