Our client is one of the largest independent specialist battery and charger companies in the UK.

They offer an extensive range of forklift batteries and chargers supported by an award-winning service. They also sell, hire and service batteries, chargers and ancillary equipment.

Demob Job was approached to explore the potential of an ex-military candidate for a new Field Service Engineer role who would service, maintain and repair a range of products to customers in the North East.

Through Demob Job’s comprehensive ‘vacancy take-on’ process the ideal candidate would have an electrical engineering background, ability to fault find using test equipment, interpret electrical wiring diagrams and be confident to work by themselves in a customer facing role.

Early indication of strong ex-military profile matches included Royal Signals Electricians, Royal Navy Marine Engineers and Weapon Technicians, Royal Air Force Ground Engineers and Avionic Technicians.

  • 8 candidates initially shortlisted
  • 3 candidates interviewed by Demob Job
  • 3 candidates introduced to the company
  • 3 candidates interviewed by the company
  • 1 candidate successfully placed

After initially shortlisting 8 candidates Demob Job successfully completed the assignment placing Sean, an Avionics Technician who had previously served in the Royal Navy.

Sean’s extensive qualifications included an NVQ Level 2 in Aeronautical Engineering which covers both electrical and mechanical engineering principles.

He worked in the electrical section where he was responsible for carrying out the maintenance, fault diagnosis and repair of electrical systems associated with helicopters.  He also carried out the maintenance, repair and replacement of battery systems on Merlin Aircraft.

Andrew, Sales Director said, “Sean was a very confident candidate who had strong transferable skills gained during his Royal Navy career which were extremely relevant to our business”

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