Accessibility Links
  • Job reference: RMS0198346

Field Service Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Preston, Lancashire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 30/08/2018
  • Duration: permanent
This vacancy has now expired.
Send jobs like this to my email    What's this?

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,

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

Fircroft is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner as required under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. Fircroft will only process your personal data for the specific purposes of managing your application.

Similar jobs
Scott Thorburn
Draughtsperson Location Norwich, Norfolk Duration 12 months The Role: This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic...
Diane Jones
Vehicle Test Supervisor (Emissions) Location Northamptonshire Duration on going The Role: We are currently recruiting for a Vehicle Test...
Scott Webb
Mechanical Project Engineer Location Billingham, County Durham Duration long term The Role: Our client operate a large number of integrated...

Back to Top

By clicking "Save" you consent to
receiving matching jobs based on the
job/page you are viewing by email from
Fircroft, as detailed in our privacy policy
Fircroft would like to keep you up to date with our current vacancies and latest company updates via email. Occasionally Fircrofts marketing may contain 3rd party or affiliate information, however we will not share your personal data with any 3rd parties without your consent. From time to time, we might contact you to get your views on the service you have received. To help you get the best out of Fircroft, we may personalise them based on your location and how you use
Fircroft would like to keep you up to date with the latest company updates and vacancies via SMS / Text messages
Your consent options above means that Fircroft cannot contact you about any new or alternative career vacancies. If you want Fircroft to only contact you about the role(s) you have applied for please continue, however if you would like to be considered for other positions please allow us to contact you by changing one or more of the above consent.