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A recent success story

Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers - REME
A recent success story …

Company background:
A leading UK manufacturer and installer of industrial laundry systems

Field Installation/Service Engineer

Customer requirements :

  • The role covered a large geographical area; candidate must be flexible towards travelling and working hours including weekends
  • Customer facing role; candidate must be confident with the ability to build relationships with their customers
  • Wide engineering skill set required; candidate must have both a Mechanical & Electrical background supported by industry recognised qualifications
  • Work both by themselves and within a team; trusted and self-motivated with a ‘can do’ attitude towards solving engineering problems

Placed candidate:
Military background: Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME)
Military trade: Avionics Technician
Length of service: 6 years
Qualifications: These included NVQ Level 3 in Aeronautical Engineering, IOSH, EAL Level 3 Award in Programmable Logic Controllers and A levels in Mathematics, English, Science & Electronics


  • Travelled extensively during his military career; used to working away from home
  • Very presentable and used to managing people; strong communication skills
  • Military trade required a wide range of engineering skills; exposed to working on both mechanical and electrical systems
  • Demonstrable background in personal development; industry recognised qualifications
  • Used to working in challenging environments ensuring mission critical equipment was serviceable; strong team player who was focused to ‘seeing the solution’ and not ‘just the problem’.

Assignment specifics:

  • Assignment duration was 18 working days
  • 38 potential candidates initially shortlisted (15 from Demob Job's internal database)
  • 8 candidates interviewed by Demob Job
  • 3 candidates introduced to our client
  • 2 candidates interviewed by our client
  • 1 candidate placed
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