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Field Service Engineer (Worldwide Travel) - Home Based

East Anglia, East Midlands, North West, South East, South West, West Midlands
Engineering Jobs
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£28,700 to £40,000 per annum
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Our client is a leading manufacturer of electro-mechanical machinery. Due to continued expansion my client is now looking for a Field Service Engineer to be based from home with various worldwide travel. The successful candidate will be responsible for carrying out commissioning and installation of our clients’ complex machines. There will be full product training provided however a strong Electronics / Electrical Engineering background is essential.

Please note this is job includes extensive worldwide travel up to 60% of the time, location will vary but the general time away from home is 1-2 weeks at a time, upon returning to the UK there will be time off for rest and recuperation and when not overseas you will be based from home either travelling to the office or carrying out commissioning / installation jobs in the UK.

For the first 6 months you will be required to undergo training which will involve your working week being at their factory in Basingstoke. All expenses will be paid but you must be prepared to stay away from home during the week until training has been completed.

Field Service Engineer Responsibilities:
- The successful candidate will be required to travel worldwide which will involve frequent overnight stays to locations such as China, South Africa, Slovakia, Poland, Korea and Egypt as well as any other locations required by the customer.
- Attend breakdowns and fault find by stripping down machines to component level.
- Identifying faults and repairing a wide variety of electrical, electronic and mechanical equipment.
- Liaise with customers.
- Report back to office via telephone and keep informed with the progress.
- You will also be required to use a wide variety of testing equipment like oscilloscopes.

Field Service Engineer Applicant Requirements:
- The successful candidate must be educated to NVQ Level 3 / HNC / HND level in Electrical / Electronic Engineering and have demonstrable experience within a ‘hands on’ engineering role.
- Strong technical background within a similar role.
- Electrical / Electronic and Mechanical skills are essential for this role.
- Ability to fault find discreet electronics such as resistors, capacitors, integrated circuits, chips, transformers, thyristors, transistors, water cooling systems, electric motors, pumps, gearboxes and rollers.
- Proven Multi - Skilled Engineering background.
- Proven knowledge of hydraulics, gearboxes and electronic circuit boards.
- Familiar with programmable logic controllers (PLC’s)

Field Service Engineer Benefits:
- £28,700 basic salary, OTE £40,000.
- 25 days plus 8 stats holiday plus extra additional leave for rest and recuperation.
- Employer contributory pension.
- Mobile plus laptop and test equipment.
- Company work-wear provided.
- Car Allowance £4,800 plus Overseas Allowance plus Overtime Allowance.
- Monday – Thursday 8.30am-4.30pm, Friday 8am-3.30pm.
- Opportunity to join a very reputable company.

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