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Service Engineer - Leeds

Posted 26 February by The Works Recruitment Ltd Easy Apply Ended

Service Engineer - Leeds

Starting salary circa £36 k based on experience and qualifications. (Rising after qualifying period).

After 6 months qualifying rising to £36,500 subject to progression plan / ability. After 12 months £37,500 based on progress subject to progression plan / ability. Assessment will be based on meeting criteria from Skills Matrix that will be set.

My client has been established since the 1800's, Over the years advancing and expanding , continually striving to push the boundaries of pressure vessel and autoclave design, through precision engineering, advanced technologies and electronic intelligence.
The company now operate on a global scale, primarily UK, USA, China and EEC.

Due to expansion there is now an opportunity for an experienced Service Engineer to join their team. Main duties will involve the Service, commissioning, breakdown response, site assessments of all company equipment which are Boilerclave & Leaching Autoclaves ( Investment Casting, Aerospace, Medical & IGT industries) Thermoclave ( Motor sport, Aerospace industries) Vulcanisers ( Tyre manufacturers).

Responsibilities:

Site Servicing.

Site commissioning.

Site breakdown attendance.

Retrofits & upgrades.

Installation.

Training and site surveys.

Candidates must be skilled in Electrical, Mechanical and Pneumatic Engineering, ideally in a service capacity and hold a professional qualification. PLC systems experience on Siemens S7 / Allen Bradley. As a minimum can read ladder logic & be capable of down loading programs & modifying programs. Designing software is not a requirement

As a minimum can read ladder logic & be capable of down loading programs & modifying programs. Designing software is not a requirement

  • Experience & preferred qualification in electrical engineering. Can read & work to control system schematics. Fault find

  • General mechanical experience on valves, pumps, cylinders etc
  • Previous site experience an advantage.

Travel is usually - UK 2/3 Night stay, USA is typically 18 nights and once every 6 to 8 weeks. China is also typically 18 nights and once every 6 to 8 weeks.

Profit share: Estimated at £2k to £2.5K per annum. Paid in 6 month intervals. This is not guaranteed.

Overseas allowance of £35 per night. For the following regions - USA, China, Asia.

£25 per night across EEC Does not include Rep Ireland.

UK no allowance.

Fully expensed service van for private use.

Mobile phone fully expensed.

Laptop.

Uniform including jackets & hoodies & all PPE.

Company Credit card.

Time off allowance for weekend working, excessive hours per day & travel time.

33 days holiday including 8 statutory.

Sick pay at full pay for 6 moths then ½ pay for the next 6 months.

Company pension with death in service.

Required skills

  • Aerospace
  • Hydraulics
  • Allen Bradley
  • Fitter
  • PLC Controls

Reference: 34554234

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