Field Service Engineer

Posted 5 June by Premier Technical Recruitment Ltd
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Field Service Engineer

(Home based) Leeds / Yorkshire region (ideally York, Leeds or Selby based)

c£basic + vehicle + extensive overtime (OTE 1st year £45k-£50k+)

Our client has been established for almost half a century and are recognised as the UK's market leader in the design, manufacture and service of standard and bespoke recycling and waste management special purpose machinery for supply throughout the UK, and as a result of continued success and an ongoing programme of strategic growth, they are now seeking to recruit an experienced and proactive multi skilled Field Service Engineer to complement their professional maintenance and service engineering team.

Reporting to the Service Manager, the successful Field Service Engineer candidate will be tasked with the installation, service and repair of a range of special purpose waste compactors and baling systems at customer sites across the Yorkshire region (and will ideally be based in or around Leeds, York or Selby as a base).

Based from home and working a standard 39 hour week with extensive overtime (paid at time-and-a-half) available, full product training along with a vehicle and any specialist tools are provided (you will own your own basic hand tools) to allow you to perform your duties, with occasional overnight stays required and either currently holding (or able to obtain) CSCS certification and Enhanced DBS clearance.

Core responsibilities will include (but not be limited to):

  • Complete servicing of Waste Handling Systems comprising of balers, compactors, shredders, conveyors, tippers, and other waste handling equipment, and performing fault diagnosis and repair on equipment as required as well as PPM maintenance in accordance with schedules and highlighting potential issues as identified.
  • Installing new equipment and delivering associated training to customers and operatives as required as well as decommissioning machines when required.
  • Evaluating and resolving electrical and mechanical problems and supporting fellow service Engineers, and documenting breakdown and service visits including reports and photos via tablet, and highlighting any parts that may be required for further works.
  • Carry out LOLER Inspections on lifting
  • Accurately document breakdown visits / service visits on your tablet, taking
  • Hydraulics repair and replacement and Welding / minor fabrication if
  • Ensuring that you follow Health & Safety procedures at all

To be considered for this varied and challenging multi skilled Field Service Engineer position it is envisaged that the successful candidate will demonstrate at least 3 years' previous experience of working on electrical, hydraulic and mechanical systems, with knowledge of Siemens S7/ LOGO fault find, modification and debug proving distinctly advantageous.

Experience in maintaining waste compactors and vertical and horizontal balers will again prove favourable, with excellent customer facing skills and commitment to the highest levels of customer satisfaction essential, as is a full clean UK driving licence. You will have achieved relevant engineering (mechanical and electrical) qualifications (ideally C&G or HNC or above) and ideally hold 18th Edition Electrical qualifications.

Contact the Service Team at Premier Technical Recruitment on or email your cv in confidence to for further details.

Required skills

  • "field service" "baler" "compactor" "recycling" machinery electrical mechanical service PPM repair

Reference: 52549188

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