Field Service Engineer Ref# V-57331

  • East Midlands, Derbyshire, Derby, UK
  • £38000 - £42000 per annum
  • Permanent
  • V-57331

Field Service Engineer

The Company

My client is a renowned company specialising in the distribution, support, and servicing of sliding head lathes and precision machinery in the United Kingdom. The company emphasises its commitment to providing high-quality engineering solutions, innovative technology, and exceptional customer service. They are looking for another Field Service Engineer to join their fantastic team in Derby.

Field Service Engineer Role and Responsibilities:

  • Attending breakdowns and rectifying problems
  • Mechanical, electrical and PLC diagnostic fault finding
  • Reading and interpreting engineering and electrical drawings
  • Installation of our range of machines and bar feeds
  • Carry out machine axis and bar feed alignments
  • Machine maintenance & servicing
  • Customer telephone support
  • Reporting on machine condition and recommending any further service work to be undertaken

Field Service Engineer Requirements:

  • Responsibilities of the role entail machine installations, addressing breakdowns, diagnosing faults, conducting repairs, and replacing parts when necessary, all under the guidance of the Service Manager.
  • Essential requirements for candidates include a robust understanding of both mechanical and electrical systems, proficiency in diagnostic fault finding, and familiarity with basic pneumatic and hydraulic systems.
  • The ideal candidate should possess self-motivation, demonstrating the capability to work independently or collaboratively within a team setting. Additionally, effective communication skills and proficiency in IT are crucial.
  • Expertise in Fanuc control systems and multi-axis CNC lathe operations is a prerequisite. However, prior experience with sliding head machinery isn’t obligatory due to extensive product training provided.
  • The role demands extensive travel throughout the UK and Eire, requiring occasional overnight stays.

Field Service Engineer Benefits:

  • Competitive basic salary
  • Uncapped bonus scheme
  • Pension
  • Company car
  • Life assurance
  • Private healthcare (+ partner & dependants)
  • Smartphone, laptop and signature pad
  • 25 days holiday + statutory

What Next?

If you’re a skilled Field Service Engineer and think you would be suitable to this role, please call or message me on 07483 100630 or

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