Field Service Engineer

Our client is a worldwide organisation providing engineering products for the automotive industry, they are currently seeking a Field Service Engineer located along the M40 corridor

The successful candidate will have a strong mechanical / electrical engineering background with demonstrable working experience with hoists or similar equipment and be very familiar with hydraulics.

This could be an ideal opportunity for a person who has previously served in the Armed Forces working in a similar role i.e. Ground Support or Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME).


You will be required to visit customers in order to carry out the required task specified i.e. installation, service or commissioning of machinery on customer sites.
You will be responsible for ensuring that the equipment and machinery has been installed as per the drawings and to the customer specification and requirements.
Fault finding and investigation on breakdowns, replace necessary parts and then ensure that the equipment is in good working order once repaired and carry out the relevant tests.
Provide efficient customer support on all sites directed to attend.
Provide a professional service to all customers both internally and externally at all times.
Adhere to all health and safety procedures as outlined by the company and customers sites.
Complete all paperwork and maintenance logs ensuring that everything is kept up to date.
Please note that for the first 3 months you will be shadowing an engineer from another area therefore you must be prepared to travel wherever needed.
After training you will be covering the South East so you must be flexible in regards to travel and be prepared for overnight stays when necessary which could be up to 4 nights per month.

Applicant Requirements:

It is essential that the successful candidate will have a mechanical / electrical engineering background with experience in hydraulics and ideally hold a recognised qualification.
Strong background within a similar role.
Full product training will be provided.
Full driving licence.
Electronics background would be an advantage although not essential.
Prepared to undertake necessary training in order to succeed in the role.
Good working knowledge of vehicle lifts / hydraulic lifts or similar equipment.
Please note that this is a field based role so flexibility is required, you will also be covering a wide area so will have to stay overnight on occasion.


20 days holiday (rising to 25 with length of service) plus 8 statutory
Company vehicle provided, mobile, laptop and company expenses.
Monday – Friday (50hrs per week)
Opportunity to grow within a fast moving environment.
Salary circa £32,000 according to experience

Job Summary

Job Title Field Service Engineer
Location Dudley
Job Type Permanent
Salary £32k
Last Updated 04/03/2020
Reference SF48687
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