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  • Job reference: RMS0174598

Field Service Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: East Midlands
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 24/02/2017
  • Duration: permanent
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The Company:
Leading food packaging innovator who strive to make a difference by protecting food, people and our futures

The Role:
Seeking three enthusiastic and customer-oriented Field Service Engineers to provide technical service as a site based engineer at customer food and drink sites in the Northamptonshire area.

This is a long-term permanent opportunity to be part of an international company with a secure background and excellent training scheme. Furthermore, there is a competitive salary on offer with a flexible benefits package including attractive car and pension contribution.

The Field Service Engineer will act as an ambassador for the company and help to maintain their reputation for commitment and service worldwide.

The key tasks and responsibilities:

* Install, commission and automate new packaging equipment
* Execute hands-on preventative and corrective maintenance activities to maximise system performance
* Perform troubleshooting and fault-finding services on site and by telephone
* Conduct production supervision and operator training at customer site
* Establish and maintain a continuous positive relationship with customers

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* A proven technical background, preferably including experience in PLC systems/controls and servo drives.
* A self-starter with the drive and initiative to act decisively
* Strong service skills and the confidence to interact with customers
* Well developed problem-solving skills and the ability to apply structure and priority to duties
* The ability to model, promote and embed high standards of safe working practice
* A good command of both written and oral English
* Proficiency in the use of MS Office
* A valid driving licence and willingness to travel extensively, including on-call work.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* Experience in the dairy or food processing and packaging industry
* 3+ years field service experience
* A working knowledge of Rockwell and Siemens automation equipment

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.

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