Trainee Field Service Engineer - Inca Onset Printing Presses

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1317964225-2
  • Date Posted: 8 May 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Taylor Higson
  • Location: Yorkshire
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Digital, Driving, Manufacturing, Project Management
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

About this Apprenticeship

Trainee Field Service Engineer Inca Onset Printing Presses
West Yorkshire / Field Based
£28,000 starting salary with a review after probation + overtime + benefits

Our client is the UK s leading technical support provider for the printing industry with an impressive 30 years worth of experience. They provide sales and support for a diverse range of specialised print equipment, including prepress, digital, and conventional printers, wide-format inkjet and digital finishing equipment from the biggest named manufacturers in the industry.

They are currently seeking a Trainee Field Service Engineer to add to their after sales team, to provide technical support, troubleshooting, preventive maintenance, and customer service for a variety of digital print & finishing equipment. This person will be responsible for ad-hoc and contract field servicing, equipment refurbishments and upgrades, equipment installations, decommissioning, and relocations.

This role is ideal for someone who is an experienced Inca Onset operator who is looking to make the transition into a more technical, field-based role it's a great opportunity to hone your skills whilst not stepping into a management-oriented role or crazy shift patterns. The perfect person for this will be adept with Inca Onset presses, undertaking any planned and reactive maintenance and already and has full understanding of the press from an operator s perspective at an advanced level.

A lot of the initial training for this position will take place at the company s head offices in West Yorkshire, so residing in or close to this region is key for the role.

Required qualifications / experience:

- Knowledge of Inca Onset digital presses ESSENTIAL
- Experience using Digital Cutting Systems, Large Format or Industrial Inkjet / Digital Printers
- Knowledge of Zund/Esko Kongsberg Cutters, Computer to Plate systems (CTP) - HIGHLY ADVANTAGEOUS
- Proven Field Service, Technical Support and Electro-Mechanical skills either as an in-house technician, advanced operator, or field service engineer
- Troubleshooting skills
- Preventive Maintenance skills
- Customer Service skills
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Ability to work remotely, independently, or as a team
- Happy to work away on occasion when required
- Valid driving licence and passport
- Available to work across the UK with some international travel
- Highly skilled operators with maintenance skills will be considered.

Salary & Benefits:

The starting salary for a trainee level engineer is £28,000, rising with a review after probationary period.
The potential earnings in this role once you gain experience can rise exponentially with some engineers earning up to £40,000 basic plus overtime, with service specialists even higher than this. The chance for growth and progression completely lies with the candidate the faster you learn and absorb the training and bolster your knowledge, the faster you will be out servicing clients on your own and therefore moving up in the pay grade ranks.

This is a full time door to door position, working Monday to Friday, 8:30am 17:00pm with some weekend / evening overtime required.

This company has fantastic benefits:

- Paid lunch breaks
- Paid overtime
- Flexible daily working hours (early start, early finish, etc)
- Overnight expenses
- Access to a company vehicle / fuel card for business related travel
- Laptop and mobile
- Toolbox / tool allowance.

This role is an urgent requirement, so please get in touch for immediate consideration.