Field Service Technician

Recruiter
Demob Job
Location
Stafford
Salary
£25000 - £30000/annum
Posted
16 Jan 2019
Closes
31 Jan 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Full Time
Demob Job Reference: J3702

Job Title: Field Service Technician

Location: Stafford, Staffordshire

Salary: £28,000 - £30,000 + company van + overnight allowance

Start Date: Immediate

Introduction:
Our client is a leading manufacturer of filter systems for the food & beverage, automotive and Industrial plants across the UK and overseas. Due to continued expansion our client is now looking for a Field Service Technician to be based from home covering the Stafford, Birmingham and surrounding areas. The successful candidate will be responsible for carrying out installation, maintenance and repair to a variety of company products.

Please note that this role does involve extensive travel across the Midlands, South West and Wales so you must be prepared for occasional overnight stays, around 2 – 3 per month. You will benefit from an overnight allowance and all expenses will be paid for hotel, food and drinks.

SALARY £28,000 - £30,000, COMPANY VAN, EXTRA MONEY FOR OVERNIGHT ALLOWANCE, BONUS SCHEME, EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTORY PENSION, HEALTHCARE, 26 DAYS HOLIDAY PLUS 8 BANK HOLIDAYS, MOBILE, UNIFORM, TOOLS AND PPE PROVIDED.

Field Service Technician Responsibilities:
- The successful candidate will be responsible for visiting customer sites to install, maintain and repair filter systems.
- Manage projects and make recommendations.
- Provide onsite technical support services.
- Collect and analyse data.
- Be responsible for managing stock and logistics on site, including raising purchase requisition orders and stock control.
- Liaising with internal and external contacts.
- Production of documentation, including in depth technical reports, following visits and as required by the customer and internally.
- Control of health, safety and environmental issues and documentation on site.

Field Service Technician Applicant Requirements:
- The successful candidate must have some sort of craft apprenticeship or equivalent (City & Guilds in Mechanical / Fitting or equivalent).
- Must have a strong ‘hands on’ background with mechanical work.
- Working background of filters would be highly advantageous.
- Strong report writing skills.
- Excellent customer service skills.
- Ability to work on own.
- Sound communicator.
- Flexible with regards to the travel and occasional overnight stays.
- Hold Full UK Driving Licence.

Field Service Technician Benefits:
- £28,000 - £30,000 basic salary.
- 40 hours per week working 5 days over 7, can include occasional weekend working but would receive a day off in lieu for any day worked.
- 26 days plus 8 bank holidays.
- Employer contributory pension plus health care.
- Company performance and personal performance bonus scheme.
- Company van and all expenses paid for any overnight stays plus an overnight allowance.
- Mobile, uniform, PPE provided.
- Opportunity to join a very reputable company.

NOTE – Our client encourages applications from candidates from both commercial and ex-military backgrounds; Royal Navy, British Army and Royal Air Force particularly those from a basic mechanical / fitter background would be considered

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