Field Service Engineer / Mobile Service Technician

Location
England, Cumbria, Kendal
Salary
£25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted
02 Jan 2018
Closes
16 Jan 2018
Ref
00077297
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Skilled Field Service Engineer/Mobile Service Technician required to support cutting edge equipment nationwide.

We are Plant, Forest and Cableway Engineers working nationwide from the stunning English Lake District and are sole UK dealers and importers for a wide range of advanced specialist construction, rail and forestry equipment.

Our products focus on steep terrain, difficult access and underground work and we supply equipment to some of the largest and most unique projects in Europe.

The successful candidate will be able to fit readily into a small, diverse and skilled team; be able to work independently, with the team for support and in group environments.
- A minimum of 3 years experience working with modern construction plant, forestry equipment or agricultural machinery.
- A solid understanding of modern hydraulics with electronic control systems.
- Excellent diagnostics skills, both manual and by computer and will have at least a basic understanding of CAN-Bus systems in machinery
- Computer literate, organised and able to track parts and data through job cards and documents in both digital and paper format
- Well presented, polite and able to communicate clearly with colleagues, customers and factory based technical staff

JOB PROFILE

You will be responsible for providing practical technical field support for our key brand equipment including specialist construction, rail and forestry equipment.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES;

- Providing both onsite & offsite technical support to clients through:
- Service and repair of all types of new and used plant and equipment
- Fault diagnostics of all types of control and operating systems
- Manufacture of components and repair welding and fabrication where required
- Completion of all required service reports, jobcards, PDI forms, inspection reports, labour allocation sheets and other associated documentation to a high degree of accuracy
- Provision of technical support working directly with customers and other staff where required

KEY SKILLS REQUIRED;

- Good general technical aptitude with willingness to take a hands-on practical approach.
- Good customer service skills.
- Fluent English language. (additional languages would be a key advantage)
- Ability to communicate effectively at all levels, with excellent written & verbal skills.
- Skills and knowledge in electronics, software and programming applications.
- Full UK driving licence; Category B+E would be a distinct advantage
- Willingness to travel at short notice and to work unsociable hours as required (seasonal effect, weekend and evening standby)

KEY COMPETENCIES AND BEHAVIOURS;

- Self-motivated and energetic.
- High professional and personal standards with a keen eye for attention to detail.
- React to problems in positive and proactive way with quick thinking and problem-solving skills without compromising the Brand, Product or Company image.
- High level of integrity required.

Full job description available upon request/application.