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  • Job reference: RMS0198346

Field Service Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Preston, Lancashire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 30/08/2018
  • Duration: permanent
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (27/09/18)
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The Role:
Field Service Engineer - Material Handling - UK based with international travel

Competitive salary, company van, fuel card, laptop, mobile phone, home based, pension

A UK manufacturer of ground support equipment for airports, who have now joined forces with one of the industry's biggest suppliers, is looking for a Field Service Engineer.

This role will hold responsibility for customers both military and commercial, so someone who comfortable in quite varied scenarios would really suit this exciting but challenging role.

As a reward you will be trained to work on some very bespoke and critical pieces of machinery required to keep an airport on schedule, and you will be doing this across UK, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Russia.

What will you be doing?

* Travelling across the UK, Europe, Africa, Middle East and Russia to commission equipment at customer sites
* Delivering customer training for new equipment on operation, maintenance and safety
* Inspecting, servicing, diagnosing and repairing the full range of equipment
* When necessary providing technical assistance remotely, communicating clearly to the operator
* Upholding high levels of customer service at all times
* working alongside colleagues on large scale overhaul projects

What we require from you

* Previous service experience of machinery - material handling, plant machinery, military equipment, defence vehicles. You MUST have worked on engines and hydraulics
* Multi-skilled experience, no preferred bias
* A conscientious approach to customers
* Willingness and patience to learn about some very bespoke machinery

What else could be ideal

* Ground support equipment experience
* International engineering experience (but based from the UK)

Key Skills

Engineer, Technician, ground support equipment, ground support machinery, plant equipment, plant machinery, material handling, fork lift, defence vehicles, military vehicles, cranes, earthmoving, mining equipment, mining machinery, screens, crushers, dumpers,

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